BCBS PPO; Blue Choice PPO, Medicare
Dr. Lakin-Starr is a warm, compassionate psychologist with over 10 years of experience treating adults, couples and families from diverse backgrounds. She is the co-founder of the Chicago Center for Growth and Change where she offers an individualized treatment approach for each of her patients. She uses insight oriented, cognitive- behavioral, and family therapy approaches.
Dr. Lakin-Starr is trained in Gottman Couple’s therapy and several other specialty treatments, including Prolonged Exposure therapy for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Psychodrama.
Dr. Lakin-Starr received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Loyola University Chicago. She previously worked for 7 years as a staff psychologist at Illinois Masonic Medical Center. She was also adjunct faculty at Loyola University and frequently lectures at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.