Steven M. Tovian, Ph.D., ABPP is board certified (ABPP) in both Clinical and Clinical Health Psychology and a Fellow in the American Psychological Association (APA). He is Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavior Sciences at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, a member of the Professional Staff at NorthShore University Health System, and maintains an independent practice in Highland Park, Illinois. Dr. Tovian was Past President of the American Board of Clinical Health Psychology (ABCHP) for ABPP. He is currently an elected member of the Commission for the Recognition of Specialties and Proficiencies in Professional Psychology (CRSPPP) in the American Psychological Association (APA).
Dr. Tovian works with children, adolescents, and adults in individual, family, and couples psychotherapy. Some of his practice specialties in clinical psychology include assessment and treatment of mood disorders and behavioral disorders. Some of his practice specialties in clinical health psychology include biofeedback training as well as psychotherapy with children, adolescents, and adults with acute and chronic medical conditions, evaluation for stressful medical procedures, weight control, stress management, and pain control. Dr. Tovian maintains a cognitive-behavioral treatment orientation in psychotherapy.
Dr. Tovian has over 30 published peer-reviewed books, book chapters, and journal articles in clinical and clinical health psychology. Recent publications include the psychologist’s role in the treatment of coronary heart disease, oncology, and pain disorders, marketing clinical health psychology services in academic health centers, and effective communication between psychologists with primary- and tertiary-care physicians.
Steven M. Tovian, Ph.D., ABPP
Clinical and Health Psychologist
Licensed Psychologist, State of Illinois
Board Certified in both Clinical and Clinical Health Psychology
American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP)
Fellow, American Psychological Association
Associate Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University
480 Elm Place Suite #208
Highland Park, Illinois 60035Dr. Tovian