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Courses

  • 40922 Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Theory and Practice
  • 44401 Sexuality Across the Life Cycle

Job Experience

  • Owner, therapist MN Therapies
  • Therapist, Depression and Anxiety Specialty Clinic of Chicago
  • Social Worker, Employment & Employer Services
  • Medical Social Worker, Broward Health Medical Social Worker

Fields of Special Interest

  • Human Sexuality and Sex Therapy

  • Sexual Minorities

  • Anxiety Disorders

  • Personality Disorders

Publications or Presentations

  • Novak, M. (June 2016). Premature Ejaculation: A Primer. AASECT 2016 Annual Conference. San Juan, PR.

  • Novak, M. (October 2015). Sexuality and Sexual Dysfunction: What to know, how to ask and when to get help.  NASW State Conference Presenter. Wheeling, IL.

  • Novak, M. (October 2015). The ABCS of CBT.  NASW State Conference Presenter. Wheeling, IL.

  • Novak, M. (July 2016) Sexuality and Sexual Dysfunction: What to know, how to ask and when to get help. NASW-Chicago Chapter Speaker. Chicago, IL.

  • Novak, M. (June 2016) ABCs of CBT. NASW-Chicago Chapter Speaker. Chicago, IL.

  • Novak, M. (March 2016). Out of Control Sexual Behavior Assessment and Treatment. Guest Lecturer for Adler School of Professional Psychology’s Dual Diagnosis Class. Chicago, IL.

  • Novak, M. (October 2015). Erectile Dysfunction: A Primer. Guest speaker for the Chicago Sex Therapist Network. Chicago, IL.

  • Novak, M. (October 2015) ABCs of CBT. NASW-IL State Conference Presenter. Wheeling, IL.

  • Novak, M. (October 2015) Sexuality and Sexual Dysfunction: What to know, how to ask and when to get help.  NASW-IL State Conference Presenter. Wheeling, IL.

  • Novak, M. (April 2015). Premature Ejaculation: A Primer. Guest speaker for the Chicago Sex Therapist Network. Chicago, IL.

  • Novak, M. (September 2014) Cognitive Behavioral Structure and Technique. Guest speaker for Mental Health America of IL. Chicago IL

  • Novak, M. (August 2014) Sexual Health, Dysfunction and Therapy. Guest speaker for Mental Health America of IL. Chicago IL

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

Max Beshers

Max Beshers, AM '14

“I’ve learned that research is a lot of work and it takes a long time to do. From the protocol, to developing instruments, to recruiting participants. This has been a real eye-opener. But all of this hard work [for Project READY] is gratifying as this research is important. It will help inform those of us who are clinicians. And it’s going to save lives.”