Welcome, and thanks for visiting my site. I am a Clinical Psychologist with a private practice in the Chicago-land area. I have office locations in Schaumburg (near Woodfield) and St. Charles. In my clinical practice, I counsel both individuals and couples with presenting problems that may include depression, anxiety, work stress, post-traumatic stress, panic attacks, couples/marital issues, intimacy, shyness, low self-esteem, domestic violence and developmental issues of adulthood. Please browse around my site, and feel free to contact me if I may be of service to you or someone you know.


My Profile

Martin W. Scripp, Ph.D., a licensed Clinical Psychologist, has held his private practice in the Chicago area for over 25 years...

My Philosophy

I believe in a collaborative approach to dealing with an individual’s psychological problems. I utilize social-psychological and cognitive-behavioral strategies in dealing with the meaning and purpose of clients’ symptoms and concerns...

Therapy Contract

I spend the first session(s) gathering all of the necessary background information and data needed to understand a person’s problems in living. Then we continue with our focus on specific presenting concerns and relate the personal history information to the problems the client is experiencing...

My Writings

by Martin W. Scripp Ph. D.


We live in an age of anxiety - an era when demands, stresses, and responsibilities are overwhelming. In our hectic, fast-paced schedules, we are told today about what was due yesterday, and we...


Depression and anxiety are the two key emotions for which people seek help from the mental health community. It takes many disguised forms if we look only...

Young Marrieds

Young married couples, or “young marrieds” as I like to refer to them, are no longer individuals living the “single life.” “Husband” and “wife” imply new roles. Each defines himself or herself as...

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