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!

Our Services










Our Team

  • Elissa Miller

    Elissa Miller, LCSW provides therapy to children, teens and adults who are experiencing stress and/ or anxiety as it relates to parenting, life transitions, and overall feelings of discontent. She will be taking patients our Hinsdale location. Insurance paneling coming later this year with BCBS PPO and Aetna PPO.


  • Falyn Mellul Therapist

    Falyn is now taking new clients with BCBS PPO and self pay at our Chicago location.

  • Colleen Napleton, Psy.D. Executive Director

    Colleen Napleton, Psy.D. is a clinical psychologist who provides individual therapy to work on current difficulties such as parenting anxieties and stresses, dissatisfaction,  life transitions, dating, anger, difficulty saying no or setting boundaries, relationship struggles, and anxiety. She is currently unavailable to take on new patients.

  • Karen Hicks Therapist

    Karen Hicks is a psychotherapist who sees children, adolescents, and adults. Her practice focuses on depression, anxiety, trauma, and race. Karen uses an integrative approach to help individuals and couples navigate life’s challenges. Her goal is to collaborate with patients so they can invite more peace into their lives. She is accepting new patients.

  • 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.

  • Ashley Bush, LCSW Therapist

    Ashley Bush is a licensed clinical social worker who sees children, teens and adults. She works with adults and teens on  anxiety, life transitions, relationships, family of origin impacts and mood disorders. She has additional specialty training in parent child psychotherapy and infant mental health so that she can work with caregivers and young children together when behavior, relationship, attachment, and developmental concerns aris .  Ashley is currently accepting new clients.

  • Annie Mullen, LCPC Therapist

    Annie Mullen is a child, adolescent and adult therapist who helps people with life anxiety, depression, self-esteem and grief. She works out of the Chicago office and is currently accepting new patients.

  • 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. Currently, she is not taking new patients. 

  • 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.

  • Keisha Battle, Psy.D.
    Keisha Battle, Psy.D. Psychologist

    Dr. Keisha Battle is taking new patients on Wednesday evenings via telehealth. She is a specialist in insomnia and other sleep disorders which are the only cases she is currently accepting. She is in network with BCBS PPO and Aetna PPO.

  • 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. Not currently taking new clients.

  • 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. She is unable to accept new clients at this time. 

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