Dr. McManus received her bachelor’s degree at the University of Detroit Mercy, where she studied Psychology and Addiction Studies.  She completed her PsyD in Clinical Psychology at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in the Child and Adolescent track.  Dr. McManus works with adolescents and adults, in individual and family therapy to address the unique needs of her clients.  Dr. McManus brings experience treating PTSD, complex trauma, mood and anxiety disorders, and personality disorders.  She also specializes in addressing bullying and relational aggression, women’s and LGBTQ issues, as well as other issues relating to diversity.

“I believe that our lives are multi-facets and that requires multi-faceted treatment in order to achieve true recovery. I utilize a systems-focused approach to help clients grow in all areas of their life. My treatment focuses on empowerment, finding control, self-care, and building positive relationships and boundaries in all areas of life.”

Dr. McManus’s theoretical focus is in Relational-Cultural Theory, focusing on the systemic issues facing individuals with mental health concerns, self-advocacy, and self-care.  She also utilizes ACT, DBT, and CBT treatment modalities with her clients.  Dr. McManus also conducts psychological and neuropsychological assessments to assist clients in better understanding they symptoms, strengths, and personalities to better guide their recovery.  She is a member of America Psychological Association, National Educators Association, and Association for Women in Psychology.

Treats most conditions, specializes in:

  • Adolescents
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Life adjustment
  • Divorce
  • Mood disorders
  • Personality disorders
  • Trauma
  • Neuropsych testing



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  • Romeoville