Swati Varma,Psy.D., PMH-C

Swati Varma,Psy.D., PMH-C

Professions: Psychologist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Clinical Psychologist - 071009648
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Aetna
  • Blue Choice
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Optum/United Health Care
  • Out of Network Provider
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1010 Jorie Blvd
Suite 246
Oak Brook, Illinois 60523

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My Approach to Helping

Are you pregnant or have you recently given birth? Are you struggling with managing your emotions, new responsibilities, and a new identity? You are not alone! I work with mothers, fathers, and caretakers to help support them during this complex life transition to parenthood. I have recently embarked on my own journey to motherhood, and strongly feel there is a need to support and provide skills to new parents, during and post-pregnancy. Perinatal disorders can include depression, anxiety, bipolar disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, and psychosis. If you are experiencing symptoms related to any of these disorders for longer than 2 weeks postpartum, let\'s work together to help you find coping skills to help yourself and better connect to your infant and family.

I also work closely with children, adolescents and adults. I have many years of experience working in the school systems. I have a strong understanding of Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) and work extensively with schools and districts to best meet the needs of children. I am available for IEP consultations and attendance at meetings. When working with children and adolescents, I strive to create a fun and safe space and strong therapeutic environment. I provide coping skills to manage daily social and emotional concerns. With young to middle-aged adults, I use a relational and cognitive behavioral approach. I greatly value building a strong relationship with each individual and providing a secure therapeutic space. I use cognitive behavioral therapy to help you build effective skills and manage daily stressors.

More Info About My Practice

In effort to increase health care accessibility, I am licensed to practice telehealth in all PSYPACT participating states. Please see map: https:www.drworthen.netimagesPSYPACT-States-11-Dec-2023.png

Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

Though I have training in a wide array of clinical issues, I specialize in anxiety, depression, perinatal mental health, life transition, self-esteem and women's mental health. Both my research and clinical background also include a strong focus on PTSD and complex trauma.

My Role as a Therapist

My role as a therapist is to guide you to find insight and solutions to your daily life concerns. I will provide you with a safe and supportive space that will allow you to step out of your comfort zone in order to accept change. I will help you internalize your own positive traits and strengths by challenging negative thinking patterns and behaviors.

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Services I Provide

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults


  • English
  • Hindi/Urdu
  • Punjabi

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Communication Problems
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders (Autism, Aspergers, etc.)
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Parenting
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Pregnancy and Birthing
  • Self-Esteem
  • Shame
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues

Types of Therapy

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