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achieve your best self

a modern approach to mental health & wellness

achieve your best self

a modern approach to mental health & wellness

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who we help

Our team takes a customized approach for each individual. Each individual’s brain functions uniquely. Diagnostic labels are only part of the process. Our team takes pride in taking a holistic approach that personalizes your experience so that treatment is also unique to you! We can help:

– children
– adults
– executives
– athletes

how we help

At Synapse Chicago we consider the everyday impact of diet, nutrition, exercise, sleep, and coping strategies. Our team specializes in the assessment and treatment of children and adults presenting with a range of goals and symptom profiles including:

– peak performance
– anxiety
– depression
– ADHD
– trauma
– autism
– head injuries
– memory
– learning disabilities
– and a range of neurological conditions

what we specialize in

Synapse Chicago integrates traditional therapy and assessments with the latest in clinical neuroscience.
– Psychotherapy
– Brain Mapping/QEEG
– Neurofeedback

who we help

Our team takes a customized approach for each individual. Each individual’s brain functions uniquely. Diagnostic labels are only part of the process. Our team takes pride in taking a holistic approach that personalizes your experience so that treatment is also unique to you! We can help:

– children
– adults
– executives
– athletes

how we help

At Synapse Chicago we consider the everyday impact of diet, nutrition, exercise, sleep, and coping strategies. Our team specializes in the assessment and treatment of children and adults presenting with a range of goals and symptom profiles including:

– peak performance
– anxiety
– depression
– ADHD
– trauma
– autism
– head injuries
– memory
– learning disabilities
– and a range of neurological conditions

what we specialize in

Synapse Chicago integrates traditional therapy and assessments with the latest in clinical neuroscience.
– Psychotherapy
– Brain Mapping/QEEG
– Neurofeedback

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MEET THE DOCTOR

Dr. Sam Effarah, Psy.D., BCN, FAIS

Sam Effarah, Psy.D., BCN, FAIS  holds a Clinical Psychology appointment in the Department of Medicine at Resurrection Health Care: Holy Family Medical Center. He is the owner and CEO of Synapse Chicago. He is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and graduate of the Illinois School of Professional Psychology, Chicago Campus. Dr. Effarah has provided services and support to clinical and peak performance (professional athletes and high level executives) populations in outpatient, inpatient, crisis center, emergency room, learning center, and therapeutic day school settings.

His specialties include Neurofeedback, Quantitative EEGs (Topographical Brain-Mapping), and Neuromodulation. His background in Clinical psychology and these specialties inform his holistic/integrative approach. He has pursued his passion for helping others by developing an approach that integrates traditional therapies and assessments with the latest in neuroscience.

Synapse Chicago is here for you

reach your goals and achieve your optimal state of self