Dr Viji of SITA PC has been in clinical psychology practice since 1995 with offices in Arlington Heights IL, Darien IL and Chicago IL. She has been trained in several treatment modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Behavioral Therapy, Depth Oriented Brief Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy and Systemic Therapy. As the Assistant Director of the Institute for Yoga & Consciousness (Research Wing), Andhra University, India, she specialized in the use of various yogic and meditative techniques in the treatment of mental disorders. She earned her Ph D from Andhra University and got her clinical training at Forest Health Systems and Hospital, DesPlaines, Illinois.
Dr Viji specializes in Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Attention Deficit Disorders, Pain Management, Cross Cultural Therapy and Cognitive Rehabilitation & Behavioral management services for persons with Traumatic Brain Injury and Stroke. She provides individual, group, marital and family therapy.
Dr Viji's approach to therapy is informed by the person seeking help and the problems at hand. She strongly believes that awareness, curiosity, openness to feedback, solution focus and goal orientation lead to effective management of disorders and development of self.