Our Therapists

Learn more about our Therapists, then contact our office to schedule an appointment.

Joyce Babb, M.S.W., L.C.S.W., B.C.D.
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Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Joyce’s Background

Received her graduate degree from the University of Chicago. She has extensive experience, both overseas and in the US, in working with children, adolescents, adults, and families dealing with a wide range of issues such as: anxiety and depression; marital and family conflict; parenting challenges; addictions and trauma; shame and perfectionism; grief and loss; stress management; life transitions; spiritual development; and personal growth. Joyce also enjoys facilitating growth groups for women and men who desire an additional supportive, life-transforming small group experience. She is passionate about helping people define their values and priorities and to live more fully as their best selves. Joyce has advanced training and experience in family systems and marital therapy; Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT); Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT); Mindfulness and Meditation; Gestalt Therapy; and addictions and trauma recovery, including Pia Mellody’s Post Induction Therapy (PIT).

In her free time, Joyce loves spending time with family and friends; travel; art and music; trying new ethnic food; and cycling, hiking, and gardening.

Erin Klein, M.A., L.C.P.C.
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Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Erin’s Background

Erin Klein is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, joining us after maintaining her own private practice in California and Illinois. She received her Master’s degree in Counseling and Family Therapy from Saint Louis University. She is experienced in working with adolescents and adults on many issues including anxiety, PTSD, transitional stress, substance abuse, family conflict, depression, and loss.

She uses techniques from many therapies, including Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Narrative Therapy, and Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT). In her treatments, she also incorporates skills of mindfulness and education about how our bodies work with our emotions.

Outside of the office, Erin enjoys cooking, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends. She particularly enjoys the fall season, sampling many types of food, and learning about new cultures.

Bonnie Knox, M.Ed., L.C.P.C., C.A.D.C.
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Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Bonnie’s Background

Bonnie Knox is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who completed her graduate training at DePaul University in Chicago; she is also a certified alcohol and drug counselor. Bonnie enjoys working with adults and adolescents with mental health and substance abuse issues. She has extensive experience treating depression, anxiety, mood disorders, grief/loss, as well as utilizing EMDR for the treatment of trauma. Treatment modalities include individual and family work.

Bonnie is a former professional dancer and teacher of dance. She loves music, traveling with her husband around the world, being in the outdoors as much as possible and spending fun times with her family (she still loves to dance!)

Andrew C. Nichols, M.S.W., L.C.S.W.
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Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Andrew’s Background

Completed his graduate training in clinical social work and family therapy at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He has extensive experience working with adolescents and adults experiencing a wide variety of difficulties including mood disorders, anxiety, substance abuse, self-injury, grief, and trauma recovery. Treatment modalities include EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing), Cognitive-Experiential (Method of Levels), individual, couples, family, and group psychotherapy.

In his free time, Andrew is a father of five, and enjoys spending time with his wife, adult children, his dog Thor, and his cockatiel “Birdy”. He also enjoys reading science fiction, listening to music and playing the ancient oriental game, Go.

Dr. Parks, Psy.D.
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Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Parks’ Background

Dr. Jennifer Parks is a licensed clinical psychologist. She earned her Doctor of Psychology degree from the William James College, and completed postdoctoral training in Ohio. She also holds a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family therapy. Dr. Parks works with individuals of all ages and enjoys helping people enhance their well-being and accomplish their health goals. She works with various mental health difficulties such as: anxiety disorders, attention and concentration problems, depression and bipolar disorders, substance abuse, anger management, trauma and abuse, and personality disorders. She provides individual, couples, and family therapy.

Dr. Romano, Psy. D.
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Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Romano’s Background

Dr. Danielle Romano is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist. She earned the Doctor of Psychology degree from Midwestern University and completed postdoctoral training at the DuPage County Health Department in Lombard, Illinois. Dr. Romano works with children, adolescents and families, helping people to understand and manage symptoms of mood, anxiety, self-harming behaviors, trauma, and oppositional behaviors. Her treatment modalities include individual, family, and group therapy, as well as psychological assessment. Dr. Romano holds adjunct faculty positions at graduate school programs in the Chicagoland area and enjoys the opportunity to teach graduate students.

Dr. Santee, Ph.D., DCEP
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Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Santee’s Background

Dr. Jeffrey L. Santee is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and one of the founding partners of Summit.

His mission is to promote the psychological growth of individuals and couples so that they may lead happier, healthier lives. In addition to his doctoral degrees from Johns Hopkins University and the Illinois School of Professional Psychology, Dr. Santee has advanced training in Cognitive Psychology, Behavioral Medicine, Mindfulness Meditation, and EMDR.


As a Diplomate in Comprehensive Energy Psychology (DCEP), he has extensive experience in working with mind/body protocols, including Thought Field Therapy (TFT) and Emotional Freedom Therapy (EFT), which provide rapid, beneficial outcomes in the treatment of anxiety, depression, and PTSD. These treatment approaches combine cognitive and exposure techniques while stimulating selected acupuncture points by tapping on them, and provide a comprehensive treatment approach when integrated with a more traditional therapeutic framework. In addition to his work with men’s and marital issues, Dr. Santee specializes in the treatment of depression, anxiety disorders, trauma, and stress-related health issues. Treatment modalities include individual, marital, and group therapy, provided in a safe, collaborative, therapeutic environment.

Along with 35 years of clinical work, Dr. Santee has a breadth of experience in other areas of psychology. He has worked in and published basic and applied research in academic as well as industrial settings. He has also enjoyed teaching psychology courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

On a personal level, Dr. Santee values fitness and outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, water sports of all types, and working out several times each week. He especially cherishes time with his wife, Cindy. They both love to travel and enjoy movies, concerts, and musicals, and in particular look forward to visits with their adult children and their partners who live out of town.


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