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Over the course of her career in psychiatry, Dr. Carol Lynn Childers has treated individuals with addiction and chronic mental illness. She cared for patients with both categories of need as medical director of Community Counseling Centers of Chicago, where she carried a case load of ethnically diverse and primari… Read More
Over the course of her career in psychiatry, Dr. Carol Lynn Childers has treated individuals with addiction and chronic mental illness. She cared for patients with both categories of need as medical director of Community Counseling Centers of Chicago, where she carried a case load of ethnically diverse and primarily under-resourced individuals. Prior to accepting the position, Dr. Carol Lynn Childers served as an attending physician with the University of Chicago Department of Psychiatry.

Dr. Carol Lynn Childers also draws on experience in private practice, having maintained an independent office for 14 years. During this time, she focused on providing psychopharmacology interventions, including buprenorphine therapy for patients with opioid addictions.

Dr. Childers went on from this role to serve as a consultant psychiatrist with Community Mental Health and as a private practitioner in residential facilities. She also served as a hospitalist with Methodist Hospital of Chicago, where she oversaw a 26-bed adult unit, as well as a 12-bed unit for men with aggression disorders. She now serves in a consultancy role with Healthcare Alternative Systems and Trilogy Behavioral Healthcare, providers of services to vulnerable mental health clients in Greater Chicago. Read Less
  • Consulting Psychiatrist
    Trilogy, Inc. — Chicago, IL, USA
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