1100 Jorie Blvd. Suites 132 & 243 Oak Brook, IL 60523
64 Orland Square Dr. Suite 112 , Orland Park, IL 60462

New Location Coming Soon!


New Location Coming Soon!

The OCD & Anxiety Center is expanding! In order to accommodate our growing team and clientele, the Oak Brook location will be moving to 2805 W. Butterfield Road, Suite 120, Oak Brook, IL 60523. The anticipated move date is November 1, 2021. Existing clients will work directly with their clinician to evaluate scheduling plans and changes during this transition period. We are...[ read more ]

A Quick Guide to Understanding Your Child Better

Children need to be nurtured, loved, and experience positive regard to develop to their full potential. As a parent, it is important to make a conscious and intentional effort to connect with your child in order to both understand them and help them grow. When you understand your child; his/her verbal and non-verbal communication style, interests, strengths, and areas of...[ read more ]

Chicago Tribune


How Can I Help My Child With Social Anxiety?

The Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) reports that Anxiety Disorders are experienced by one in eight children. One of the most common Anxiety Disorders in children is social anxiety. A child experiencing social anxiety often feels uncomfortable in social settings due to fear of judgment and negative evaluation by others. As a result of these fears, anxious children...[ read more ]

How to Choose the Right Therapist for Your Child

If your child’s anxiety is severe, persists, and interferes with their everyday life, they could benefit from seeing a therapist specializing in anxiety. When hiring a therapist for your child, you need to be sure that the professional is a good fit. Here are some ways to find a good child psychologist near you for anxiety. Choosing the Right Therapist for...[ read more ]

Business Talk Radio


How Can Counseling Services Help My Teen?

Anxious teens often have trouble opening up to the people around them. If you notice that your teen is isolating, withdrawing, and/or engaging in avoidant behaviors, seeking out a counselor may be indicated. A counselor is trained to help equip individuals with coping skills for dealing with stressors and adapting to change. Counselors strive to build rapport with your teen...[ read more ]

WGN Radio Talk Show


Dr. Zayed addresses coronavirus anxiety on WGN morning radio


Parenting Anxious Kids: How to Help Parents Get Their Children to Do the Impossible

COVID-19 did not stop OAC therapists Dr. Butterfield, Madison Hewitt, and Sarah Lee, MA. On March 27, they conducted a virtual training for professionals about parenting anxious children.  They provided information about how to identify anxiety in children and factors that maintain anxiety.  They gave practical tips about how to reduce parental accommodations and how to manage tantrums and anxiety-related...[ read more ]

1100 Jorie Blvd 132 & 243
Oak Brook, IL 60523

(630) 522-3124

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