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                                            Dr. Michael Shery, Clinical Psychology

                                             2615 Three Oaks Rd. Ste 2A;Cary, IL 60013


                                       847 275 8236 (24 Hrs);





Doctoral degree: University of Southern California, 1975






        Referrals accepted from Alexian Btothers, Good Shepherd, Centegra, Loyola, Northwestern University, University of Chicago and the Mayo Clinic hospitals and physicians.



Counseling, Therapy and

Expert Evaluations for: 


Anxiety - Depression -Marriage -Adolescent-  

- ADHD - Alcohol -Substance Abuse -Anger - Fitness for Duty - Disability -Adoption 





“Since 1976, state-of-the-art counseling which treats the problem, not just the symptom…”


 Questions? Call  Dr Mike NOW: 


                     847 275 8236 (24 Hrs)




Psychological Assessment for Law Practices 


Testing for: Sanity-Insanity-Competance-Fitness to Stand Trial-Emotional Damages-PTSD-Fitness for Duty



Articles about Psychological Assessment for Law Practices, Work Injuries and Mental Health


This section contains several articles for criminal defense and personal injury attorneys about the psychological assessments and evaluations they often need to craft the best case possible for their clients.


Below is a list of articles about PTSD, sanity, insanity, work injuries, fitness for duty, fitness to stand trial and the assessment of psychological damages. If you have an article or editorial that you feel would be appropriate please contact us.



Dr. Mike Shery is the director of ACRS and is an expert at psychological testing and evaluation for the clients of criminal defense and personal injury lawyers.  He is a licensed clinical psychologist and has been in practice for approximately 30 years.


He is board certified as a specialist in professional counseling by the  International Academy of Behavioral Medicine, Counseling and Psychotherapy. He a member of the American Counseling Association.


The office is located in Cary, IL, near Crystal Lake and Algonquin, northern Kane County and in southern McHenry County. 


To learn more about the psychological testing services he provides for the clients of attorneys, call him at 1-847-275-8236 (24 Hrs).





 To make a free phone appointment to discuss Psychological Testing for one of your clients, call 1-847-275-8236



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Psychology and Counseling

Listed in the provider directories of:


Aetna Behavioral Health




Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO


United Health

United Behavioral Health

Cigna Behavioral Health

PPO Next

Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)



First Health




Beech Street



Union Local plans

School District plans


Preferred Mental Health Management (PMHM)

Mental Health Network (MHN)

Magellan Health





the Mental Health Provider Directory

the Provider Directory

Most Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs)

All Motor Vehicle Insurers (for auto accident trauma)

All Workers Comp Programs (for work injuries)

and many more...


Services for:

Panic Disorder

Post-Concussion Syndrome


Addiction Counseling

Adult ADHD Treatment

Anger Counseling Management

Anorexia Bulimia Treatment

Counseling Management Stress

Anorexia Nervosa Treatment

Anxiety Treatment

Anxiety Management

Stress Management

Anxiety Depression Treatment Center

Psychiatric Hospitalization

Suicide Prevention

Center for Psychotherapy

Center for Counseling Services

Child and Family Counseling

Counseling Marriage

Centegra Horizons

Horizons Behavioral Health

Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health

Mental Health Counseling

Mental Health Treatment Center

Marital Counseling

Online Phone Counseling

Phone Counseling

Psychological Test

Teen Counseling


Psychiatric Medication

Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory


Social Security Disability

Workers Compensation

Victim of Malpractice

New Patient Registration


New Patient Registration

View Appointment Calendar

Map to Cary Office


How to Find the Right Counselor-the FIRST Time
Counseling Services
Marriage Counseling and Individual Psychotherapy
Counseling: Injury and Car Accident Trauma
Telephone Counseling
New Patient Registration
Counselors-Psychologists in northern Illinois
Algonquin, IL: Counseling Directory
Barrington, IL: Counselor Directory and Town History
Crystal Lake, IL: Directory of Counselors and Psychologists
Cary, IL: List of Counselors and Psychologists
Dundee, East or West, IL: Psychologists and Counselors
Fox River Grove: Directory of Psychologist-Counselors
Huntley: Counselors-Psychologists
Island Lake, Il: Psychologists and Counselors
Lake Zurich, IL: List of Counselors and Psychologists
McHenry, IL: Counselor Directory and Town History
Richmond, IL: Counselors-Psychologists
Wauconda, IL: Directory of Counselors-Psychologists
Woodstock: List of Counselors and Psychologists
Northern Illinois: Drug-Alcohol Treatment Locator
Articles: Mental Health and Counseling
Before Weight Loss Surgery: Your Psychological Fitness Exam
Marriage and Relationship Articles
Depression and Anxiety Articles
Articles: How to Find the Ideal Counselor for You
Substance Abuse: Alcoholism and Drug Addiction
Adoption and Birth Surrogacy Evaluations
Motor Vehicle Accidents, Job Injuries and PTSD
Miscellaneous Mental Health and Counseling Articles
Psychological Assessments for Law Practices
The Psychiatric Disability Office
Psychological and Independent Medical Examinations (IME)
"The Provider Directory:" Find a Counselor Covered by your Insurance Company
Up-to-the-Minute News
Contact Us
Links to Mental Health Services and Information


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In-Office Services are located in Cary, Illinois and are convenient if you're coming from: 

  • Algonquin,
  • Northern Kane County, Illinois
  • Cary,
  • Crystal Lake,
  • Lake-in-the-Hills,
  • Barrington,
  • Elgin,
  • Dundee,
  • Gilberts,
  • Fox River Grove,
  • McHenry 
  • Southern McHenry County Illinois



Depression treatment

Couple counseling

Family and Marriage Counselor

Counseling Therapy

Counseling Services

Counselor Marriage 

Depression Treatment Center 

Divorce Counseling

Adolescent Counseling

Drug Abuse Treatment

Child ADHD Treatment

Drug Addiction Counseling

Eating Disorder Treatment 

Family Counseling

Drug Counselor

Relationship Counseling

Family Counselor

Family Psychiatric Treatment



Bipolar Treatment

Anxiety Treatment

ADHD Treatment

Anxiety Disorder Treatment

Pre-Marriage Counseling

Pre-Marital Counseling

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder


Behavioral Medicine

Personality Testing

ADHD Testing

Counselor Psychotherapist

Partial Hospitalization

Drug Treatment Program

Intensive Outpatient Therapy

Intensive Therapy

Bereavement Counseling

Grief and Loss

Geriatric Psychotherapy

Geriatric Psychology

Geriatric Psychiatry


More Services:

Post-Traumatic-Stress Disorder

Alcoholism Treatment

Psychological Counseling

Psychiatric Treatment

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy