Zinal Patel

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Course

  • 40922 Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Job experience

  • Staff Therapist, Depression and Anxiety Specialty Clinic of Chicago.
  • Social Work Consultant, Social Work Consultation Group, INC.
  • Hospital Social Worker, West Suburban Medical Center.
  • Assistant Administrator, Astoria Place Living and Rehab Center.
  • Director of Social Services, Astoria Place Living and Rehab Center.
  • Social Worker, Norridge Healthcare Center.

Fields of Special Interest

  • Gerontology
  • Evidence-base treatments
  • Supporting individuals with anxiety disorders, such as Hoarding D/O, OCD, Social Anxiety D/O, Agoraphobia
  • Trauma focused treatments
  • Training and mentorship

Publications or presentations (last 3 years)

  • Patel, Z. and Martin, B. (2019). Treating Adults with Social Anxiety D/O and utilizing ERP. Chicago, IL. Depression and Anxiety Specialty Clinic of Chicago.
  • Patel. Z and Pojas, J. (2019). Sorting and Discarding Demo. Elk Grove, IL. Chicagoland Hoarding Task Force and OCD Midwest Expo.
  • Patel, Z., Dr. Benson, R, Bloomberg, M. (2019). Hoarding Panel Expert. Elk Grove, IL. Chicagoland Hoarding Task Force and OCD Midwest Expo.
  • Patel, Z., Dr. Benson, R., Crombie, K. (2019). Organizing a Community Response to Hoarding. Chicago, IL. City of Chicago Housing Inspectors and Chicago Police Department.
  • Patel, Z. and Dr. Benson, R. (2019). Community Response to Hoarding Disorder. Chicago IL, Adult Protective Services Conference.
  • Patel, Z. (2020). Understanding and Treating Hoarding Disorder in Adults. Chicago, IL. Depression and Anxiety Specialty Clinic of Chicago.