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“ ABSOLUTELY no headaches. NO forms to fill out.   We bill your insurance directly.  Just make your small co-payment and you'll NEVER receive a bill from us-Ever!  Guaranteed!"  Since 1976.

 

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 Affiliated COUNSELING AND REFERRAL SERVICES (ACRS) 

DR. Michael Shery, clinical psychology

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

www.carypsychology.com 847 275 8236 (24 Hrs); drmike@carypsychology.com

 

      

                                                                                  

“Since 1976, state-of-the-art counseling which treats the problem, not just the symptom…”

 

 

 

 

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Remember, ACRS services are covered by First Health .  We take care of all the details for you:  To make an appointment for our Cary office, in the southern Mchenry and northern Kane County area, click here:  New Patient Registration  or to learn more about the psychological services we provide call us at 1-847-275-8236 (24 Hrs).

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Locate a network doctor, hospital, pharmacy or dentist with our online directories.

 

Verify personal benefits information including coverage levels.

 

Review the status of claims filed and submit information needed to process pended claims.

 

Review the drug formulary which lists medications sorted by tiers that correspond to your co-payment/coinsurance.

 

Browse health information using one of the most extensive resources available online.

 

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Send us an e-mail if you have questions.

* First Health nurse case managers cannot prescribe, give medical advice or diagnose. Members are advised to contact their doctors with specific questions.

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First Health Group Corp. Corporate History

First Health has 6,000 employees at more than 35 locations nationwide. With a client base that includes nearly 1,100 clients in the group health and workers' compensation marketplaces, we manage millions of dollars in medical claims on behalf of our clients. Achieving this level of success through consistent growth and stability—and being poised for much more—is the result of well-planned vision and strategy.

Evolution
With strategic foresight, each of the acquisitions we have made over the years has built on the original foundation. And each has enabled us to better work with clients to manage their health care cost trend in the increasingly complex arena of health benefits.

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Doctoral degree: University of Southern California, 1975

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        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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Counseling, Therapy and

Expert Evaluations for: 

 

Anxiety - Depression -Marriage -Adolescent- ADHD - Alcohol -Substance Abuse -Anger - Fitness for Duty - Disability -Adoption 

 

 

 

 

“Since 1976, state-of-the-art counseling which treats the problem, not just the symptom…”





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Questions? Call  Dr Mike NOW: 

                          

                    847 275 8236 (24 Hrs)

 

 

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For an appointment call 1-847-275-8236 or go to>New Patient Registration

 

 

 

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>How to Find the Right Counselor-the FIRST Time

 

>Motor Vehicle Accidents, Job Injuries and PTSD

 

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>Articles: Mental Health and Counseling

>Anger Management and ADHD

> Depression and Anxiety Articles

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>More Info>www.caryilcounseling.com

>Psychological and Independent Medical Examination (IME)

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Presented by:

 

Dr. Mike Shery who is the director of ACRS and is a licensed clinical psychologist. He has practiced clinical psychology for approximately 24 years and is affiliated with almost all health plans, including: ValueOptions, Medicare, Cigna, Cigna Behavioral Health, United Health Care, Aetna, First Health, Healthstar, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, ComPsych, Magellan Health, HFN, Tricare, Humana, most union local plans, most school district plans, Unicare, ChoiceCare, CAPP, Multiplan, PPONext, Private Health Care Systems, Humana-Military, Mental Health Network, Managed Health Network, United Behavioral Health and Beech Street.

 

He is board certified as a specialist in professional counseling by the International Academy of Behavioral Medicine, Counseling and Psychotherapy. He a member of the American Counseling Association.

 

The office is located in Cary, IL, near Crystal Lake and Algonquin, in northern Kane County and in southern McHenry County. In select cases, phone consultations are available for those who don’t live locally> Telephone Counseling.

 

To make an appointment>New Patient Registration  or to learn more about the psychological services he provides call him at 1-847-275-8236 (24 Hrs).

 

 

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Listed in the provider directories of:

Aetna-Allied

Aetna Behavioral Health

ValueOptions

Cigna

Coventry

Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO

Unicare

United Health

United Behavioral Health

Cigna Behavioral Health

PPO Next

Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)

Humana-Military

Multiplan

First Health

Humana

Tricare

Medicare

Beech Street

ChoiceCare

CAPP

Union Local plans

School District plans

HFN

Preferred Mental Health Management (PMHM)

Mental Health Network (MHN)

Magellan Health

Healthstar

ComPsych

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INCLUDED IN:

the Mental Health Provider Directory

the Provider Directory

Most Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs)

All Motor Vehicle Insurers (for auto accident trauma)

All Workers Comp Programs (for work injuries)

and many more...

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Services for:

Panic Disorder

Post-Concussion Syndrome

PTSD

Addiction Counseling

Adult ADHD Treatment

Anger Counseling Management

Anorexia Bulimia Treatment

Counseling Management Stress

Anorexia Nervosa Treatment

Anxiety Treatment

Anxiety Management

Stress Management

Anxiety Depression Treatment Center

Psychiatric Hospitalization

Suicide Prevention

Center for Psychotherapy

Center for Counseling Services

Child and Family Counseling

Counseling Marriage

Centegra Horizons

Horizons Behavioral Health

Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health

Mental Health Counseling

Mental Health Treatment Center

Marital Counseling

Online Phone Counseling

Phone Counseling

Psychological Test

Teen Counseling

Psychiatry

Psychiatric Medication

Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory

MMPI

Social Security Disability

Workers Compensation

Victim of Malpractice

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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

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Services:

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

Psychologist 

Psychiatrist 

Bipolar Treatment

Anxiety Treatment

ADHD Treatment

Anxiety Disorder Treatment

Pre-Marriage Counseling

Pre-Marital Counseling

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

OCD

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

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More Services:

Post-Traumatic-Stress Disorder

Alcoholism Treatment

Psychological Counseling

Psychiatric Treatment

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy