Dr. Karla Steingraber, Psy.D.

Dr. Karla Steingraber, Psy.D.

155 Revere Drive, Suite 12

Northbrook, IL 60062

P. 847-267-0001 x3


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Dr. Steingraber completed her BA at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina and earned her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology at George Washington University in Washington, DC.

She completed her internship at McGill’s teaching hospital, the Montreal General Hospital (MGH), with rotations in the Psychiatry Department of the ER, transitional day program, and in MUSIC, the LGBT clinic where she conducted individual, couples, family, and ongoing group therapy. She worked with issues relating to sexual orientation, relationships and marriage, and substance use.

Dr. Steingraber finished her residency in neuropsychology at RENEW and LifeQuest in Sheridan, Wyoming while working for a residential treatment program for adults with a brain injury and brain trauma. In her clinical work she has specialized in child development and parenting work as well as suicide prevention and issues that arise in LGBT relationships and adults dealing with life transitions.

Dr. Steingraber has extensive experience supervising doctoral-level psychology interns at an APA-approved training site. She has been actively involved in Good Shepherd’s weight-management program and lead an ANAD support group for compulsive eating disorders at Highland Park Hospital for several years. She is certified in QPR to train lay people in suicide prevention by recognizing signs of suicidal thinking and encouraging early intervention.

Her work includes conducting individual and group therapy with adults and adolescents, and play therapy with children, while also offering parent guidance. She specializes in counseling LGBT couples in relationship problems and partners in gay marriages.