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                                                                    Dr. Michael Shery, Clinical Psychology

                                                                     2615 Three Oaks Rd. Ste 2A; Cary, IL 60013


                       847 275 8236 (24 Hrs);




Doctoral degree: University of Southern California, 1975







        Referrals accepted from Alexian Brothers, Good Shepherd, Centegra, Loyola, Northwestern University, University of Chicago and the Mayo Clinic hospitals and physicians.




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Articles:  DUI, Domestic Violence and other Court-Ordered Counseling and Assessments


This is a valuable library of the latest articles about DUI, substance abuse, domestic violence and court-ordered evaluations and counseling.

This valuable info also explains how to find excellent DUI, substance abuse, domestic violence and other court-ordered evaluation and counseling services in Cary, McHenry, Algonquin and the Crystal Lake, IL area.


  • DUI? Where Should you Get Your Court-Ordered DUI Assessment?
    Do you live near Elgin, Dundee, Woodstock, Crystal Lake or McHenry, IL? Have you been arrested for a DUI? If so, you probably need an Alcohol Assessment. Keep reading to discover who you should choose to do it, so that you do not dig yourself in deeper than ever!
  • DUI or Domestic Violence: How to Get the Counseling or Evaluation Required by the Court
    DUI, substance abuse or Domestic Violence? Looking for an expert to provide counseling or an evaluation that has been court-ordered? This article explains how to find one who is located in the Cary-Crystal Lake-McHenry, IL area who is likely to benefit your case the most!
  • Charged with Domestic Violence? How to Get Your Court-Ordered Violence Assessment
    Do you live near Cary, Lake Zurich, Algonquin, Oakwood Hills or Fox River Grove, IL? Have you been charged with battery or domestic violence? Have you been ordered to get a domestic violence evaluation? If so, protect yourself; Don't dig your hole any deeper. Keep reading to discover exactly what you need to do to keep yourself out of hot water!
  • How to Get a Court-Ordered Evaluation for Alcohol and Drug Abuse
    Do you live in the Schaumburg, Barrington, Crystal Lake and McHenry area? Are you in trouble? Have you been ordered by the court to get an alcohol or drug abuse assessment?. This article cuts to the chase and explains the process, where to go and everything else you need to know!
  • Court-Ordered Psychological Evaluations
    Do you live near Cary Huntley, Algonquin or McHenry, IL? Have you been arrested for domestic violence, alcohol or drug abuse? If so, you probably need an abuse or anger assessment. Keep reading to discover who you should choose to do it, so that you do not dig yourself in deeper than ever!
  • Suffering From Verbal Abuse? Stop Suffering: 12 Minutes Each Night Can Change your Life!
    As a counselor in Cary, Il., I see verbal abuse too much. Are you are afraid to interact with your partner for fear of a major argument erupting? Does he criticize or humiliate you in private or public? Are you unable to express yourself openly? Does he isolate you, not letting you interact with family, friends or others? If so, read this article now to discover how to finally put an end to it!
  • Urgent: Use this New Therapy Now and Recover from Domestic and Emotional Abuse in Just Days!
    Have you been emotionally or physically battered or sexually abused? Do you feel confused, overwhelmed or out of control? As a counselor in Cary, Illinois, I have seen many patients successfully recover from domestic violence or emotional or physical abuse. You can recover, too, just like they did. Read this article NOW and discover the amazing tools that cured them, before it's too late!


>New Patient Registration


>How to Find the Right Counselor-the FIRST Time


>Northern Illinois: Drug-Alcohol Treatment Locator


> " Provider Search:" Find a Counselor Covered by your Insurance


>Counselors-Psychologists in northern Illinois

>Articles: Mental Health and Counseling

>Anger Management and ADHD

> Depression and Anxiety Articles

> Up-to-the-Minute News

>More Info>


For an appointment, schedule yourself now; Click:  Make appointment for Cary Office: Therapy and Counseling


  Or, if you prefer, call Dr. Shery at 1-847-275-8236 and he'll schedule one for you on the spot.




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All Workers Comp Programs (for work injuries)

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Services for:

Panic Disorder

Post-Concussion Syndrome


Addiction Counseling

Adult ADHD Treatment

Anger Counseling Management

Anorexia Bulimia Treatment

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Anorexia Nervosa Treatment

Anxiety Treatment

Anxiety Management

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Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory


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How to Find the Right Counselor-the FIRST Time
Counseling Services
Marriage Counseling and Individual Psychotherapy
Counseling: Injury and Car Accident Trauma
Telephone Counseling
New Patient Registration
Counselors-Psychologists in northern Illinois
Algonquin, IL: Counseling Directory
Barrington, IL: Counselor Directory and Town History
Crystal Lake, IL: Directory of Counselors and Psychologists
Cary, IL: List of Counselors and Psychologists
Dundee, East or West, IL: Psychologists and Counselors
Fox River Grove: Directory of Psychologist-Counselors
Huntley: Counselors-Psychologists
Island Lake, Il: Psychologists and Counselors
Lake Zurich, IL: List of Counselors and Psychologists
McHenry, IL: Counselor Directory and Town History
Richmond, IL: Counselors-Psychologists
Wauconda, IL: Directory of Counselors-Psychologists
Woodstock: List of Counselors and Psychologists
Northern Illinois: Drug-Alcohol Treatment Locator
Articles: Mental Health and Counseling
Before Weight Loss Surgery: Your Psychological Fitness Exam
Marriage and Relationship Articles
Depression and Anxiety Articles
Articles: How to Find the Ideal Counselor for You
Substance Abuse: Alcoholism and Drug Addiction
Adoption and Birth Surrogacy Evaluations
Motor Vehicle Accidents, Job Injuries and PTSD
Miscellaneous Mental Health and Counseling Articles
Psychological Assessments for Law Practices
The Psychiatric Disability Office
Psychological and Independent Medical Examinations (IME)
"The Provider Directory:" Find a Counselor Covered by your Insurance Company
Up-to-the-Minute News
Contact Us
Links to Mental Health Services and Information


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In-Office Services are located in Cary, Illinois and are convenient if you're coming from: 

  • Algonquin,
  • Northern Kane County, Illinois
  • Cary,
  • Crystal Lake,
  • Lake-in-the-Hills,
  • Barrington,
  • Elgin,
  • Dundee,
  • Gilberts,
  • Fox River Grove,
  • McHenry 
  • Southern McHenry County Illinois



Depression treatment

Couple counseling

Family and Marriage Counselor

Counseling Therapy

Counseling Services

Counselor Marriage 

Depression Treatment Center 

Divorce Counseling

Adolescent Counseling

Drug Abuse Treatment

Child ADHD Treatment

Drug Addiction Counseling

Eating Disorder Treatment 

Family Counseling

Drug Counselor

Relationship Counseling

Family Counselor

Family Psychiatric Treatment



Bipolar Treatment

Anxiety Treatment

ADHD Treatment

Anxiety Disorder Treatment

Pre-Marriage Counseling

Pre-Marital Counseling

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder


Behavioral Medicine

Personality Testing

ADHD Testing

Counselor Psychotherapist

Partial Hospitalization

Drug Treatment Program

Intensive Outpatient Therapy

Intensive Therapy

Bereavement Counseling

Grief and Loss

Geriatric Psychotherapy

Geriatric Psychology

Geriatric Psychiatry


More Services:

Post-Traumatic-Stress Disorder

Alcoholism Treatment

Psychological Counseling

Psychiatric Treatment

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy