Dr. Elizabeth Fishman


Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Founder and CEO, Lake Forest Wellness

Northwestern – Lake Forest Hospital

Dr. Elizabeth Fishman is the founder and CEO of Lake Forest Wellness. Recognizing that each person has unique needs, she provides a customized treatment plan for each patient using a broad range of therapeutic techniques such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Humanistic Therapy, Self-Psychology and Solution-Focused Therapy. Dr. Fishman helps her patients feel better and lead happier, healthier lives.

Dr. Fishman has conducted research on the effects of marital happiness on the child, the adult and the parent-child relationship. Her research findings have been published in professional psychology journals and presented at national conferences.

Dr. Fishman has worked in schools, outpatient clinics and in-patient hospital settings. In addition to her work with patients, she has taught at the graduate level and conducted educational presentations for hospital staff, schools and the community on a variety of mental health issues.

A native of Chicago’s North Shore and our Lake Forest community, Dr. Fishman is familiar with the pressures that individuals in our area encounter at every age. She provides therapy for all age groups with specialties in children, adolescents, young adults and trauma.

Dr. Fishman earned her Doctor of Clinical Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with a hospital affiliation at Northwestern – Lake Forest Hospital.

Dr. Fishman enjoys reading, yoga, traveling, and spending time with her family and dogs.

Areas of Expertise
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Bullying
  • Depression
  • Effects of divorce
  • Family challenges
  • Fear & panic
  • Life transitions
  • Mood disorders
  • Personality disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Self-esteem issues
  • Self-injury
  • Trauma