Dr. Van Doren received her doctorate in clinical psychology from the Adler University in 2004, a Bachelor degreeĀ from Govenors State University, Associate degree in Nursing from Sauk Valley Community College and an Associate degree in Liberal Studies from Illinois Valley Community College.


Clinical Psychology experience prior to private practice was in Madison, Indiana State Hospital with intellectually disabled and mentally ill, prisons with mental illness, personality disorders and restructuring life styles, and a family clinic in Gary, Indiana with child and family psychological evaluations. Dr. Van Doren has experience as a psychiatric nurse in Forest Park and Dyer, Indiana where she worked with pediatric, adult and geriatric populations. Prior to entering psychology, her nursing experience was in critical care, post-surgery, neuro-science and oncology.


Dr. Van Doren maintains her skills through continuing education. She is licensed to practice in Illinois and Indiana. She continues to hold an Illinois registered nursing license to include health education in her therapy.



Academic history and experience.