2835 N Sheffield Ave, Suite 207 | Chicago, IL 60657
Jennifer Bernstein, MD, is a board-certified Chicago psychiatrist specializing in the treatment of adults with mood and anxiety disorders, with a special interest in women’s reproductive mental health.
She provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluations and individualized treatment, bringing to her patients extensive expertise in psychopharmacology as well as training in psychodynamic psychotherapy. When appropriate for optimal care, Dr. Bernstein works collaboratively with other therapists who practice a range of therapeutic modalities.
Dr. Bernstein takes special care to offer her patients a warm and welcoming environment, treating every patient with the dignity each deserves, and fostering trust through empathy, compassion, and open communication.
Utilizing treatment approaches that may include psychotherapy and medication, among other modalities, Dr. Bernstein strives to improve not only symptoms, but also one’s day-to-day quality of life and well-being.
Dr. Bernstein is a native Chicagoan. Upon completion of her medical training, she spent seven years in New York City on the faculty of Columbia University Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medical Center.
In 2019, Dr. Bernstein and her family returned home to Chicago, where she opened up her private practice.
Dr. Bernstein strives to improve not only symptoms, but also one’s day-to-day quality of life and
Training and Professional History
BA in English:
MD (with honors):
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center (including Chief Residency)
Columbia University Medical Center, Weill Cornell Medical Center
Assoc. Unit Director:
New York State Psychiatric Institute, Washington Heights Community Service
The Ross Center New York, specializing in the evidence-based treatment of anxiety and related disorders.
New York City Mental Health Service Corps
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
MOOD AND ANXIETY DISORDERS
- Generalized anxiety disorder
- Panic disorder
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder
- Adjustment disorders
REPRODUCTIVE MENTAL HEALTH DISORDERS
- Premenstrual syndrome and
- premenstrual dysphoric disorder
- Infertility and perinatal loss
- Postpartum depression and anxiety
OFFICE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
Prior to your first visit, you will be asked to sign our “Office Policies and Procedures” document. The purpose of this is to ensure that there is complete transparency and open lines of communication between our office and each patient, and that there are no misconceptions that could impede care.