Dr. Parker is the Vice President of Clinical & Therapeutic Services at Aunt Martha’s Health and Wellness. She has 20 years of experience in the behavioral health field and 10 years in higher education. Her experience spans from being a Director II at a social service organization that provided collaborative care, medical detoxification director, adjunct professor both in the addictions and psychology, hospital setting psychiatric care, managed care experience including consultant work for MCOs, and private practice work.
Dr. Parker has worked with many at-risk populations such as children/adolescent, pregnant women, veterans, addictions, the forensic and medically compromised populations.
She received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at Roosevelt University, a Master’s degree in Developmental Psychology with a post–graduate certificate in Psychological Assessments from National Louis University, and a Doctorate Degree in Counseling Psychology from Argosy University.
Dr. Parker is a certified addiction counselor in the state of Illinois, holds a national Master Addiction Counselor Certification, is a Certified Professional Patient Advocate, and holds a Clinical Professional Counselor license in the state of Illinois. In addition to her role at Aunt Martha’s, Dr. Parker works in a private practice and is an adjunct professor for graduate psychology and addictions.