Comprehensive training, coding and coaching, consultation, and therapy.
Margo Bristow has a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Lewis University in Romeoville, Illinois. Margo is a Substance Abuse and Problem gambling, and other process addictions counselor. She has been working with adult, teens and their families for over 25 years. Margo is a past Core Adjunct Instructor at Triton College in the Basic Addiction Counseling programs. Additionally she is an Adjunct Instructor (Graduate Counseling Psychology and Graduate Guidance and Counseling Programs) at Lewis University in Romeoville, Illinois. She has also presented on Adolescent and Young Adult Addictions, Family Issues in Addictions, Gambling, Teen Internet Abuse, Rational Recovery, Alternative methods in Substance Abuse Treatment, Harm Reduction, and Crisis Intervention locally, on a state level, and nationally. Margo is the past Substance Abuse Counselor and Safe School Coordinator for Oak Park and River Forest High School. She is the Past President of the Illinois Council on Problem Gambling and present Board Member. She has a private practice in Oak Park and in Downers Grove, Illinois where she provides psychotherapy, consultation, and training for adults and adolescents in group, individual and family formats.
Present certifications include a C.A.D.C. and P.C.G.C. from the Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association, Inc. (IAODAPCA). Additional certifications are Internationally Certified Compulsive Gambling Counselor (ICCGC) and Certified Anger Management Specialist I (CAMI).
Margo is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers.
Dr. Thomas Bristow, PsyD, ABN, BCD
Tom has 26 years of assessment experience. He is board certified in clinical neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology and a Fellow of the American College of Professional Neuropsychology. He has taught psychology for 23 years and is Chair of the Psychology Department and a tenured, full Professor at Lewis University.