Inner Life Psychological

Improving the emotional well-being of the children, adolescents, and adults in our community. 

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Inner Life

Improving the emotional well-being of the children, adolescents and adults in our community.

Our communities served include Chicago, Hinsdale, Western Springs, La Grange, Downers Grove, Burr Ridge, Westchester, Darien, Oak Brook, Oakbrook Terrace, Westmont, Brookfield, Lyons, Lisle, Elmhurst, Lombard, Woodridge, Glen Ellyn and more!

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Our Team

  • Colleen Napleton, Psy.D. Executive Director

    Colleen Napleton, Psy.D. provides psychotherapy to kids and adults who want things to feel different. She helps people see how important their own needs are and teaches them how to set up the right boundaries so those needs can be met.

  • Alexander Friedman, Psy.D. Therapist

    Dr. Friedman provides therapy to children, adolescents, adults, and families. He helps patients develop a deeper understanding of their experiences, identify and utilize effective methods to manage stressors, and ultimately achieve greater satisfaction in their lives and relationships.

  • Katarina Zoltan, Psy.D. Therapist

    Dr. Zoltan’s clinical experiences include providing therapy services and psychological assessment to children, adolescents and adults in a variety of settings, including inpatient psychiatric hospitals, outpatient/community mental health centers, and forensics.

  • Danielle Principato, Psy.D. Therapist

    Dr. Danielle Principato is a licensed clinical psychologist who works with children, adolescents, and adults in individual, couples, and family therapy.  She also conducts psychological evaluations.

  • Thomas F. Barrett, Ph.D. Therapist

    Dr. Thomas Barrett is a psychologist and psychoanalyst who works with children, adolescents, couples, and adults of all ages in a strength-based and relationship-engaged process. His work with infants, toddlers and children of all ages has prepared him to engage in effective developmental guidance work with parents.

  • Andrea Lieberman. Psy.D. Therapist

    Dr. Andrea Lieberman received her Psy.D. from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology. She is a clinical psychologist with a wide range of clinical experiences, which include providing therapeutic services and psychological assessment to children, adolescents, and adults.

  • Nneka Onyezia, Ph.D. Therapist

    Dr. Nneka Onyezia is a licensed clinical psychologist who sees children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. She specializes in helping families and individuals of all ages work through especially challenging and life altering events.

  • Denia G. Barrett, LCSW Therapist

    Denia Barrett is a licensed clinical social worker specializing in psychotherapy with children, adolescents, and their parents.  She brings this same developmental perspective to her work with adults, especially as they transition from one phase to another throughout the life cycle. 

  • Katie Quick, MA, LPC Therapist

    Katie Quick is a therapist, teacher, and national speaker with an MA in Counseling from Northwestern University. She provides counseling, training, education, and coaching to children, adolescents, and adults of all ages, and is a passionate advocate for social-emotional learning and school-based mental health for students and teachers.

  • Christopher Balmaceda, LCSW Therapist

    Chris Balmaceda is a licensed clinical social worker who focuses on adolescents and adults who are experiencing grief and loss, identity and self-image issues. He has particular interest in working with men who are feeling unsatisfied in their lives whether it be related to work, relationships, or parenting.

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