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Jennifer Welbel, MA, LCPC

Ms. Welbel received her BA in psychology from the University of Michigan and her MA in Counseling Psychology from Northwestern University. She has extensive training and clinical experience in using cognitive behavior therapy and exposure therapies to treat individuals with a range of anxiety and obsessive-compulsive and related disorders. She received advanced training in exposure therapy at the Center for Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders at Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital and completed a postgraduate clinical fellowship with the Cognitive Behavior Therapy program at The Family Institute at Northwestern University. Prior to starting the North Suburban Center for Anxiety, Ms. Welbel was a staff therapist in the Cognitive Behavior Therapy program at The Family Institute. Most recently, she created and supervised the OCD and Complex Anxiety Disorders treatment track at Compass Health Center.

In addition to her clinical work, Ms. Welbel served on the Scientific Advisory Board for Beyond OCD, a non-profit dedicated to raising awareness and providing resources for all people affected by OCD, anxiety, and related disorders. She's also a frequent presenter on anxiety treatment at leading educational institutions, has been featured as an OCD expert on public radio, and contributes to various publications.