Judy Kafka Tisdall, Psy.D., LCPC earned both her Doctoral and Masters Degrees from the Adler School of Professional Psychology in Chicago, Illinois, and holds certificates in both cognitive-behavioral therapy and marriage/family therapy. Dr. Tisdall has owned and operated Advanced Behavioral Solutions since 1997 in both Northwest and Southwest Suburbs. As Director of Clinical Training and Supervision, Dr. Tisdall is also a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who earned a Bachelors Degree from the University of California at Berkeley in California where she worked for seven years in management training and consulting. Dr. Tisdall received her clinical training at Advocate Healthcare, the Childhood Trauma Treatment Program, Columbia River Edge Hospital, Seguin Services, Christ Hospital Emergency Medical Center, Pediatric Care, and Diagnostic Services Associates. Dr. Tisdall worked as a counselor at Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills, Illinois, providing a wide range of counseling services to college students and the community, as well as worked as an adjunct professor in the psychology department. Dr. Tisdall works extensively with couples, families, children, adolescents, and adults, and specializes in treating individuals with Depression and Anxiety Disorders, ADHD, Autism, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and Panic Disorder. She also administers psychological testing, ADHD evaluations, executive function tutoring, and is passionate about providing career/vocational assessments. Additionally, Dr. Tisdall and her clinical team provide Immediate Risk Assessment Services to school districts within the Northwest Suburbs.
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Joey Williams, M.S., Post Doctoral Candidate at Advanced Behavioral Solutions, is dually trained in both School and Clinical Psychology, and trained in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), the foremost behavioral treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorders. She specializes in providing psychotherapy and psychological testing to children, adolescents, and adults. Joey is educated in Life Space Crisis Intervention (LSCI), an advanced crisis method that provides her with additional specialization in dealing with behavioral disorders and crisis response intervention. She earned her Master's Degree and her Bachelor's Degree from Oklahoma State, and has completed her Doctoral Degree albeit her dissertation.