Our Staff

Dr. Thomas L. DiMatteo, M.D., Child, Adolescent & Adult Psychiatrist

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Dr. Tom DiMatteo received a Doctorate of Pharmacy degree from the University of Arizona returning there to attend medical school. He trained in General Psychiatry at the University of New Mexico, and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Chicago. Dr DiMatteo treats children, adolescents and adults. He is board certified in Child, Adolescent and Adult (general) Psychiatry. Dr. DiMatteo's treatment interests include anxiety and mood disorders, ADHD, oppositional disorders, autism, Asperger's disorder, and trauma spectrum illnesses.
Dr. DiMatteo employs tailored medication interventions as they are indicated, and in collaboration with his clients and their other care providers. He attempts to integrate his sessions with family involvement, and often works in cognitive and behavioral recommendations that complement and support any therapy his clients receive. He has interests in forgiveness as it applies to therapeutic process, and in multiple facets of integration. These include integration of various domains of the person, as well as integration of the person with his or her community. He is a  Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology  

Dr. Soo J. Lee, MD, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

Soo Lee MD Child Adolescent Psychiatrist ADHD Anxiety Autism Depression


Join us in welcoming Dr. Lee to  Wellspring Clinical Associates! She started at WCA in January of 2019. She was formerly an Assistant Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at Rush University in Chicago. She was the clinic director for the Autism Assessment Research and Treatment Services (AARTS) Center. More details to follow soon!  

Dr. Margaret Byrnes, Ph.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr Margaret Byrnes PhD Child Adolescent Adult Psychologist

 

Margaret, PhD, has been providing psychological services for over 20 years. She obtained her doctorate in clinical psychology from DePaul University with a specialty in child psychology. She sees individuals of all ages, providing individual, couples, and family therapy as well as psychological testing.
She has worked extensively with inattention and academic difficulties, learning disorders, social problems and Asperger's, anger management, behavioral difficulties, parent skills training, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, and divorce. Areas of subspecialty include giftedness and chronic illness.
Margaret believes in resiliency and helps clients identify and utilize their strengths. She integrates a number of therapeutic perspectives and works with clients to collaboratively develop individualized treatment approaches. When not working, parenting her children, or caring for the various family pets, Margaret enjoys reading, watching movies, building her iTunes library, taking walks, and biking.

Bonnie Knox, M.Ed., L.C.P.C., C.A.D.C.

Bonnie, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC, is a licensed clinical professional counselor who completed graduate trai

Bonnie, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC, is a licensed clinical professional counselor who completed graduate training at DePaul University in Chicago and is also a certified alcohol and drug counselor.   

Bonnie has extensive experience working with adults, adolescents and their families, treating a wide variety of personal and interpersonal problems such as depression, anxiety, family issues, grief/loss, self-injury and substance abuse.  She works to provide a judgment-free, genuine and collaborative environment to effectively address individual clients’ needs.  Bonnie is trained and experienced in EMDR (eye movement, desensitization and reprocessing) therapy, which aids in dealing with trauma, anxiety, grief/loss, and other concerns. Treatment modalities include individual and family therapy.  Bonnie is a member of the American Counseling Association.

In her free time, Bonnie loves spending time with her family and friends, traveling, reading, cooking (especially trying new recipes), attending live music concerts and dance.

Kimberly Napoli, L.P.C., Art Therapist

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Kimberly Napoli joined Wellspring Clinical Associates in January 2019. As a Licensed Professional Counselor she provides therapy services to children, adolescents, and adults. 

Kimberly has experience working with a range of concerns including trauma, loss and grief, eating disorders, anxiety, and depression. In therapy sessions, clients are encouraged to discuss personal aspects of their lives that may be impacting their physical and emotional health, and relationships. 

Kimberly is also a Licensed Art Therapist and an artist. In therapy sessions clients can choose to explore art materials to visualize opportunities for growth and development. Art making may offer clients a different way to access or express emotions, release trauma, restore creativity, and envision change. 

Kimberly works to empower clients using traditional talk therapy, art therapy, or a combination of both so that they may gain self-awareness, build resiliency and develop a deeper connection to themselves and others. 

Please contact Kimberly at 630-541-8930 ext. 22. 

Kary Pekarek, L.C.S.W.

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 Kary is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who received her graduate training in social work from The University of Chicago. Kary treats all ages and has special experience in working with survivors of abuse and trauma as well as mood and anxiety disorders, personality disorders and general interpersonal/family issues. Treatment modalities include individual, couples and family therapy. Kary employs a multifaceted approach including Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Kary also incorporates art and play into therapy sessions. During her free time, Kary can be found, spending time with her 3 children, husband, extended family and friends. She enjoys puzzles, word games, sporting events and her animals. 

Our Staff

Phil Martinez, MA., L.C.P.C

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Phil is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who received his bachelor's degree in Applied Psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago and his master's degree in Clinical Psychology from Wheaton College. He has spent the past twenty years working in a variety of clinical settings, including working with the homeless, inner-city families and adolescents in Chicago and Gary, IN, and both inpatient and outpatient settings in the city and suburbs. For the past twelve years he has focused his work in the western suburbs with office locations in Wheaton, Naperville, and currently in Lisle.
He specializes in working with adults, adolescents, and their families. While he is comfortable working with clients of a wide age spectrum he has a special knack for connecting with teens, especially those who are considered hard-to-handle, have been to multiple therapists, and in and out of various juvenile settings. He has a unique talent for assisting teens in addressing the issues they face in today's complicated world. Phil specializes in treating a variety of mood and anxiety related disorders, ADHD, and has extensive experience in treating substance abuse and the issues related to these maladies, he is also very comfortable discussing spiritual issues, as well.
Phil genuinely enjoys getting to know the client's he works with "the better I know someone the more equipped I will be to help them in their time of need." He attempts to bring out the very best in those he works with and understands that not everyone responds to the same treatment so he enjoys incorporating a variety of treatment modalities.
When he is not working Phil is an avid weekend warrior, playing summer league softball, basketball in the winter, and golf whenever time permits. He loves spending time with his family traveling, going to movies, or just hanging out. He is a committed professional and family man who strives to give his very best

Maureen Taylor, L.C.P.C.

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Maureen is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Indiana University and her master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Benedictine University. She has extensive experience working with children, adolescents and adults of diverse backgrounds with a variety of presenting concerns including anxiety, depression, substance abuse, grief/loss, self-injury, abuse/trauma, and life transitions. Maureen is dedicated to providing a genuine and non-judgmental environment for clients to foster growth and change. She implements a variety of treatment modalities and therapeutic techniques along with a collaborative approach with clients to meet their individual treatment goals. In her free time, Maureen enjoys cooking, kick-boxing, watching movies, traveling and spending time with family.

Our Entire Staff

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