561 W. Diversey Pkwy, Suite 206A | Chicago, IL 60614
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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 the summer of 2019, Dr. Bernstein and her family returned home to Chicago.

Dr. Bernstein strives to improve not only symptoms, but also one’s day-to-day quality of life and
well-being.

Training and Professional History

BA in English:

Stanford University

MD (with honors):

University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine

Psychiatry Residency:

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center (including Chief Residency)

Faculty:

Columbia University Medical Center, Weill Cornell Medical Center

Assoc. Unit Director:

New York State Psychiatric Institute, Washington Heights Community Service

Medical Director:

The Ross Center New York, specializing in the evidence-based treatment of anxiety and related disorders.

Consulting Psychiatrist:

New York City Mental Health Service Corps

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AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

MOOD AND ANXIETY DISORDERS

  • Generalized anxiety disorder
  • Panic disorder
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Depression
  • Adjustment disorders

REPRODUCTIVE MENTAL HEALTH DISORDERS

  • Premenstrual syndrome and
  • premenstrual dysphoric disorder
  • Infertility and perinatal loss
  • Postpartum depression and anxiety
  • Perimenopause

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.

Feel free to review the document in advance HERE.

CONTACT INFORMATION AND LOCATION

Request a consultation and schedule an appointment:
Use our online request form HERE.

Email our office:
office@jenniferbernsteinmd.com

Leave a message on our voicemail:
312-379-9737

Office Location
561 W. Diversey Parkway, Suite 206A, Chicago, IL, 60614

NOTE: Visitors may access our 2nd floor office either via the stairs through the 561 entrance, or via the elevator entrance which is located at 541 W. Diversey, on the other end of the building. Come on in –there is a waiting room in the suite.

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The office is a short drive from both the Fullerton and Belmont exits off Lake Shore Drive. There is ample metered parking on Diversey, as well as hourly parking in the AT&T building across the street. You can usually find unmetered spots in the neighborhood as well, especially if you go further north or east.

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The 22, 36, 76, and 151 buses all stop very close to the office.

The Diversey Brown Line stop is about a 10 minute walk.