Contact Dr. Steven Migalski:
Born and raised in Chicago, Dr. Steven Migalski attended Holy Cross High School in the 1980s before graduating from Loyola University with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1990. The grandson of immigrants from Italy and Poland, he feels a strong connection to the rich cultural diversity of the city, and he has been a resident of Andersonville and Edgewater for 25 years. Dr. Migalski studied clinical psychology at Auburn University, AL and earned his Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology after completing his residency at Northwestern University’s Division of Counseling and Psychological Services in Evanston, IL. He served as Director of Psychology for several years at The Josselyn Center, and is in his 14th academic year on the faculty in the Department of Psychology at Adler University where he teaches psychological assessment, psychotherapy, research methods, and child/adolescent psychology.
Dr. Migalski is a member of both the American Psychological Association and the Illinois Psychological Association; and his research interests include community based screening for depression and other mood disorders, relational trauma and bullying in the LGBT community, psychoanalytic conceptualizations of depression, HIV prevention, gender fluidity in children, and ADHD. He works from a contemporary psychoanalytic framework and believes that the therapeutic alliance is the preeminent mechanism through which growth and healthy change occur in all of the psychotherapies.
He has been a frequent mental health contributor to “The Afternoon Shift” on WBEZ, Chicago’s NPR affiliate, and has presented on the DSM-5 at NYU/Post-Graduate Medical School, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in NYC, and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis. Recently, he was keynote speaker at the National Conference of the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association in Charlotte, NC. In his free time, he enjoys biking the lakefront path, travel, cooking, and exploring Chicago’s neighborhoods.
Dr. Gregory Bozza | 516.982.4367
Dr. Bozza is a graduate of the doctoral program in clinical psychology at Adler University — and a post-doctoral fellow at Andersonville Behavioral Health where he has been a staff therapist for several years. Gregory earned his B.A. in psychology from Saint Leo University, and then earned an M.A. in counseling psychology from the Adler University. Gregory has engaged in many philanthropic endeavors during both his professional and personal lives, and has worked in a variety of clinical settings with diverse populations including children/adolescents, in a therapeutic day-school, in forensic and acute inpatient settings, in primary care settings and with patients experiencing developmental delays. Gregory subscribes to an integrative approach to treatment with an emphasis on contemporary psychodynamics and object relations. His clinical interests include psychological assessment, personality disorders, mood disturbances, and trauma. In his free time, Gregory is a musician and enjoys both listening to and creating music.
Dr. Alexander Lalley | 847.989.2101
Dr. Lalley is a graduate of the doctoral program in clinical psychology at Adler University – and a post-doctoral fellow at Andersonville Behavioral Health where he has been a staff therapist for several years. He earned his Bachelor’s of Science in psychology from Loyola University Chicago, where he aided in several research endeavors including systems of morality as they are related to religious affiliations and the efficacy of the mental health court systems in Illinois. Alexander’s previous clinical work includes providing services to children, adolescents, and adults in a variety of contexts including forensic settings, alternative educational placements, and community mental health. He has also conducted comprehensive psychological assessments in both forensic and private practice settings. Alexander takes a psychodynamic approach to psychotherapy and psychological assessment, with an emphasis on self-psychology and object relations theories. His clinical interests include the differential diagnosis of ADHD, personality, depressive, and bipolar spectrum disorders, behavioral problems in children and adolescents, trauma, and disorders related to attachment. In his free time, Alexander enjoys reading novels, attending live music and sporting events, and spending time with his family and friends.
Abigail Percifield, Therapist | 219.628.1054
Abigail is pursuing her doctoral degree in clinical psychology at Adler University. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biology and her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Tennessee. In psychotherapy and assessment, she works with a broad range of ages and diagnoses. She has conducted psychological assessments within educational and community mental health settings. She also has experience working within the family court system and volunteers as a rape crisis counselor here in Chicago. Her research and clinical interests center around traumatic stress, primarily working with individuals who have experienced chronic trauma and sexual assault. Abigail practices from a psychodynamic perspective, and feminist and existential theories also heavily influence her. Outside her professional work, Abigail enjoys exploring Chicago’s parks, museums, and beaches. She is an avid reader, who especially enjoys reading folklore and fantasy novels.
Nicholas Glassburn, Therapist | 773.991.2798
Nicholas is in his third year of doctoral studies in clinical psychology at Adler University. Nicholas earned his B.A. in psychology from Northeastern Illinois University in 2012. Nicholas grew up in the Andersonville and Lincoln Square neighborhoods of Chicago, and he attended Amundsen High School in the 40th ward. Due to these roots, Nicholas is especially excited to be giving back to the neighborhoods which raised him, by serving them and others in a humanistic and professional capacity. Prior to coming to Andersonville Behavioral Health, Nicholas completed his diagnostic externship on Chicago’s North Shore conducting neuropsychological and socio-emotional testing, primarily for children and adolescents. Nicholas subscribes to a specific integrative approach to treatment which combines affective neuroscience and object relations within a framework grounded in evolutionary theory. His clinical interests include psychological assessment, personality disorders, mentalization based treatment, and disorders of attachment. In his free time, Nicholas is an avid reader of classical psychoanalytic works, works on philosophy of mind and ethics, and he is a member of the Music Box Theater, where he satisfies his passion for film.