Dr. MacKenzie Fye earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Lawrence University in Appleton, WI. She earned her Doctorate Degree in Clinical Psychology, with an emphasis in primary care psychology and behavioral medicine, from Adler University in downtown Chicago. Dr. Fye has worked in outpatient and medical settings, spending the two years prior to joining IPD working with Veterans at a VA hospital where she specialized in Geropsychology and worked with those living with comorbid and chronic medical conditions. She has extensive experience working with adults and older adults who present with a wide variety of psychological and medical disorders.
“Many of my clients have reported feeling stuck, lacking direction and purpose, or having difficulty understanding their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. I help clients “drop the rope” of resistance and lean into discomfort in order to build insight and increase their present moment awareness.”
Dr. Fye provides individual and group psychotherapy services. She specializes in treating anxiety, stress, depression, grief and loss, and insomnia. She has significant experience helping individuals adjust to lifestyle changes and learn to live more effectively with medical conditions, such as chronic pain, diabetes, cardiovascular conditions, and hypertension. Dr. Fye operates from an acceptance and commitment framework and integrates CBT, mindfulness, solution-focused, and evidence-based modalities. With every client, Dr. Fye strives to help them become their own agents of change, by building off their strengths, increasing coping skills, and helping them to live a values-driven life.