Thank you for taking time to view my website.  I hope the information provided will give you insight regarding the services I offer and the way I approach the psychotherapeutic relationship. I am a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice in Wheaton, Illinois and have been doing psychotherapy and consultation in the Chicago area for some 20 years. My practice consists of psychotherapy to adults, teens, couples and families. Additionally, I offer consultation to churches, educational institutions, community organizations, and health professional groups.

Areas of specialization include:
- depression
- anxiety and panic disorders
- stress management
- post-traumatic stress disorder
- relationship problems
- recovery from sexual, physical and emotional abuse
- habit change
- adjusting to illness and physical impairment
- collaborative divorce.

My professional background is fairly broad, encompassing work in community mental health centers, inpatient psychiatric units, and teaching in graduate nursing and psychology programs.

I am available for workshops and inservices in the following areas:

- Conflict Management
- The Use of the Myers-Briggs to assist in Defining Personal Needs, Career Direction, and Resolving Relationship Issues
- Strategic Stress Reduction
- Behavioral Medicine Consultation
- Forgiveness and Reconciliation



Ph.D. Clinical Psychology
Northern Illinois University

M.S. Nursing
St. Xavier College

B.S. Nursing
Cornell University



Marriage and Family Therapy
Center for Family Studies
Northwestern University

Divorce Coach
Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois

Divorce Coach
International Academy of Collaborative Professionals

Donna R.

Top 10 Psychologists in Wheaton 2015
Congratulations to Amstutz Donna, PhD for winning the 2015 Patients' Choice Awards in Wheaton Psychologist
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