Rev. James N. Watzke, PhD, a Clinical Psychologist in Private Practice

Get to know Clinical Psychologist Dr. Rev. James N. Watzke, who serves patients in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois.

Dr. Watzke is a clinical psychologist who is currently serving patients at his private practice in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois. He specializes in anxiety, depression, addiction, child custody issues, co-parenting issues, career assessments, eating disorders, family problems, marriage problems, grief counseling, and more. His goal is to address anxiety and stress while working with the patient to find resolutions and coping mechanisms.

Dr. Watzke is also the co-founder of Notre Dame Affordable Housing, which seeks to provide homes along with supportive services to homeless veterans and their families. In addition, Notre Dame Affordable Housing has operated “project furniture” in order to give newly placed homeless vets the furniture they lack and to make their new house into a true “home”.

Dr. Watzke earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Notre Dame. He then went on to receive his theology degrees from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, Italy. He also earned his Master of Arts degree in sociology from the University of Notre Dame and his Doctor of Philosophy degree in social relations from Harvard University.    

Clinical psychology is a broad branch of psychology that focuses on diagnosing and treating mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. Some of the more common disorders that might be treated include learning disabilities, substance abuse, depression, anxiety, and eating disorders. Clinical psychologists, like Dr. Watzke, meet with patients to identify problems – emotional, mental and behavioral – in their lives. Through observation, interviews and tests, they aim to diagnose any existing or potential disorders.

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