PAM KACZMAREK, PsyD, is a licensed clinical psychologist with more than 20 years of experience. She earned a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Roosevelt University in Chicago as well as a Master of Arts in Clinical Professional Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. Dr. Kaczmarek's expertise includes Compulsive Hoarding, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Panic, Phobias, OC Spectrum Disorders, Anxiety, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Her doctoral dissertation was entitled Conceptualizing the Chaos behind Compulsive Hoarding: Nosological Considerations, Clinical Implications, and Future Directions.
Dr. Kaczmarek's previous academia training includes an externship in adult neuropsychology at The Memory Center: The University of Chicago Center for Comprehensive Care and Research on Memory Disorders as well as a full year externship at Northwestern Memorial Hospital's Stone Institute of Psychiatry Outpatient Treatment Center in Chicago. She completed her clinical psychology internship and post-doc years at a large non-profit hospital consortium in Wisconsin where she currently works with patients in an outpatient setting. Additionally, she sees patients and provides training and consulting through her private practice Pronk Professional Services, LLC.
Dr. Kaczmarek received specialized training in treating OCD from the BTTI (Behavior Therapy Training Institute) and International OCD Foundation, which address such challenging issues as Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Compulsive Hoarding Disorder, and a variety of OC Spectrum Disorders. Additionally, she is trained in EMDR and Somatic Experiencing© by Peter Levine. For more information about Dr. Kaczmarek, visit her website: www.PronkCounseling.com.