Affiliated Independent Practitioners

Reflections Psychotherapy, PC. is fortunate to have some Affiliated Independent Practitioners utilizing our office space. While our businesses are separate legal entities, we highly value our collaborative relationships and have great respect for the work they do.

We enthusiastically introduce:

Mary Elizabeth Strain, PhD, CBSM

Dr. Strain is a licensed clinical psychologist in Illinois and certified in behavioral sleep medicine (BSM) by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. She is one of a small number of certified BSM specialists in the Chicago suburbs.

Her practice focuses on treating insomnia and other sleep disorders without using medication.  As a behavioral sleep medicine specialist she has the opportunity to help people sleep better within a relatively short period of time using strategies that work.

In addition to her work with sleep disorders, She sees clients with a range of mental health concerns including anxiety, depression, and adjustment disorders.  Her professional memberships include the American Psychological Association and the Society of Behavioral Sleep Medicine. She is a member of the allied staff at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington, IL.



Gina Mandell, LCSW
Gina is a licensed clinical social worker who received her Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Chicago.

Gina brings over 20 years of experience in a variety of settings including community mental health, hospitals, and group clinical practice. She works with adolescents and adults struggling with depression, anxiety, family/relationship issues, life transitions and more. Within a supportive environment, Gina can assist clients with making connections leading to improved outlook, reduced stress and achieving balance.

Gina uses a variety of therapeutic approaches to assisting individuals based on their needs and personal goals. She works with individuals to help  understand and heal from their past in order to move forward in their lives, as well as focus on issues at hand and collaborate to discover alternative ways of coping.


For more information about any of our services, please contact our office:

Phone: 847-483-9701

Fax: 847-483-9702


For more information about any of our services, please contact our office: 

Phone: 847-483-9701                     Fax: 847-483-9702                         Email: