Dr. Laura Patton-Van Buskirk, PsyD

In 2010, Dr. Laura Patton-Van Buskirk, PsyD and Jon Poindexter, LCPC founded a practice in downtown Chicago based on the idea that we all deserve to have our mental, emotional, and physical health be optimal. 

Dr. Laura Patton-Van Buskirk, PsyD serves as a clinician and clinical director for Optimal Health Solutions.  She received her graduate education from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology with a minor in Health Psychology, including externships at UIC Medical Center and Northwestern’s Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.  Undergraduate Education was earned at Kalamazoo College in Michigan, during which Laura worked with adolescents in an inpatient setting and victims of domestic violence. 

She has been in private practice for over 15 years, working to help individuals feel good, be it recovery from trauma to living life well and fully.  Presently she is also adjunct faculty at Roosevelt University and National Louis University in the clinical psychology programs as well as Director of Student Wellness services at East-West University.

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