Astri McNeish is a Doctoral Level Extern attending The Chicago School of Professional Psychology where she is pursuing her Doctor of Psychology (PsyD). Astri received her bachelor’s in Psychology from George Mason University with a concentration in Forensic Psychology. During her time there, she completed a one-year research assistantship in a developmental psychology lab, where she worked to help develop a socio-emotional measure for teachers of preschool aged children. She has a special interest in working with clients regarding LGBTQ issues, family and relationship issues, sexual identity issues, as well as other related concerns.
Astri has worked in a private practice setting seeing clients for both assessment and therapy. She is trained in and has experience in individual treatment using cognitive-behavioral therapy, as well as psychodynamic and existential frameworks. She sees individuals from all backgrounds experiencing a range of psychological and emotional difficulties. Astri also has experience in family therapy, as well as group therapy - specifically anger management in adolescents. She is experienced in both solution- focused and cognitive- behavioral group models. She has experience working with clients of all ages including families, children and adolescents, as well as the elderly.
She has experience working with clients with anxiety, depression, ADHD, as well as more severe pathologies such as psychotic disorders.