Chris Le, MA
Christopher Le is a doctoral-level intern who has obtained his Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology and is currently pursuing his doctorate from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Christopher is under the supervision of Dr. Sarah Lyndon. Christopher has dedicated and directed his efforts, academically and clinically, to work with patients from various psychiatric diagnoses, dual diagnoses, and personality disorders. He has had training in various settings such as a college counseling center, psychiatric hospital, and outpatient clinic. Christopher’s work has focused on working and treating adolescents and adults with mental illness, substance abuse, trauma, behavioral issues, as well as psychological testing.
Prior to receiving his Master’s degree, Christopher has had extensive training and experience with children, adolescents, and young adults who were in the foster system. As a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA), Christopher has successfully reunited children to their biological parents as well as assisted in placing teenagers into safe and stable homes. Christopher was also previously a Behavioral Interventionist that implemented Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to individuals with behavioral issues.
Christopher believes that integrating empirically validated practices of DBT with a person-centered focus in treatment is integral to healing. As a clinician, Christopher seeks to be mindful of the client’s diversity through understanding their developmental and life experiences that likely influence an individual’s identity, worldview, and socialization. With warmth, compassion, and enthusiasm in helping those reach their Life Worth Living goals, Christopher looks to make a positive and meaningful connection with clients.