Dr. Macy is a licensed clinical psychologist. He works with adults and adolescents navigating the stress of life transitions, relationship concerns, identity issues, and anxiety and depression. With an appreciation for the many facets of identity that shape his clients' worldviews, Dr. Macy offers an engaging and culturally-informed approach to therapy.
Dr. Macy completed his psychotherapy training (Postdoctoral Fellowship) at Northwestern University, Counseling and Psychological Services, and his Doctoral Internship at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He graduated with a doctorate in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) from Roosevelt University, a program accredited by the American Psychological Association.
Dr. Macy has investigated interventions to reduce stress that are based on physiological mechanisms and hormonal responses. He has led workshops on holistic stress management and self-care at The University of Illinois. Moreover, he is an LGBTQ advocate and has trained physicians at Rush University Medical Center on culturally-informed medical practices. He was core faculty and Director of Clinical Training in the Psychology Department of Roosevelt University, where he continues to teach graduate-level courses.
Prior to becoming a psychotherapist, Dr. Macy was a professional musician and music teacher. He continues to maintain a passion for creative endeavors, which he integrates in his therapy work and with professional and emerging artists.
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