Dr. Elizabeth Fishman


Clinical Psychologist
Founder and CEO, Lake Forest Wellness

Northwestern – Lake Forest Hospital

Recognizing that each person has unique needs, Dr. Fishman provides a customized treatment plan for each patient using a broad range of therapies such as cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, humanistic, self psychology and solutions 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 also taught at the graduate level. She has worked in schools, outpatient clinics and in-patient hospital settings.

In addition to her work with patients, Dr. Fishman offers 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 individuals in our area encounter at every age. Dr. Fishman provides care 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 is the founder and CEO of Lake Forest Wellness.

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


Areas of Expertise

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Anger management
Effects of divorce
Family relationships
Life transitions
Mood disorders
Personality disorders
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder