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Dr. Ryan Hooper, PhD, ABPPOnline Advice Columnists Clinical Psychologist Dr. Ryan Hooper

Dr. Ryan is a Board Certified Clinical Psychologist, practicing in Chicago. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychology at University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Medicine as well as Lecturer at Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine.

Dr. Ryan has worked with clients from many backgrounds, including military veterans and professional athletes.¬†In addition to his work with the Veteran’s National Health Care System, he has also served as a clinician in private practice and with the National Football League (NFL). Dr. Ryan has experience in treating clients experiencing a wide range of mental health struggles including¬†Depressive and Anxiety Disorders, Substance Use Disorders, and Trauma-related disorders. He has provided numerous workshops and trainings on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, as well as numerous presentations on the impact of trauma on mental health functioning.

Dr. Ryan received his M.S and Ph.D. from Saint Louis University, Department of Clinical Psychology, after which he completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the VA’s Center of Excellence for Substance Use Disorder Treatment at the Seattle VA Hospital. He received board certification in Clinical Psychology from the American Board of Professional Psychology in 2016. Dr. Ryan is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Treatment, and the Society of Clinical Psychology.