Desiree Hawley, PsyD
Dr. Desiree Hawley is a Clinical Psychologist with over 7 years of experience in residential care for eating disorders. She earned her Doctor of Psychology degree at Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University where she focused on coping processes and perceived stress in men with eating disorders. She also has strong interest in individual, group, and family psychotherapy, treatment of body image concerns, anxiety, depression, difficulties with transitions and identity development, LGBTQ issues, and self-injury. Dr. Hawley believes clients are ultimately the experts on their own issues, and her goal is to help them achieve what they are looking for in life through understanding, support and collaboration. As the Primary Therapist at Center for Discovery Chicago, Dr. Hawley works with clients individually, in groups, and with their families. She is passionate about eating disorder residential care and the emotional depth this work can produce.