Dawn R Levitan, MS, EdD, LCPC

Dawn has been a clinician with Mathers Clinic for over twenty-five years. As a lifelong resident of McHenry County, Dr. Levitan combines Cognitive Behavior Therapy, traditional insight-oriented psychotherapy for the assessment and treatment of children, adolescents,
and adults. She is the creator of the popular Lifescopes Personal Coaching System, she is a certified Jack Canfield Success Principles Trainer. and she is ready to help you live your best life.

Dr. Dawn R. Levitan is a cognitive-behavioral therapist who earned a Bachelors of Science in Chemistry & Psychology from Barat College, Masters of Social Science from the University of Chicago, and a Doctorate of Education from Northern Illinois University. Dr. Dawn has over 30 years of experience in providing mental health services in hospitals, outpatient settings, private practice, and conducting workshops.

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Dr. Levitan specializes in:

  • Anxiety & Panic Disorders OCD, Fears & Phobias
  • Depression, BiPolar Disorder, Seasonal Affective Disorder
  • Eating Disorders – Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating Disorder
  • Women’s Issues
    • Self-Esteem
    • Trauma
    • Abuse
    • Post-Partum
    • Fertility
    • Relationships
  • Adjustment Disorders
    • Life Transition
    • Grief
    • Loss


  • Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL – EDD, 1995
  • University of Chicago, Chicago, IL MS, 1985
  • Barat College, Lake Forest, IL, BS, 1983


    • 1994 – PRESENT
    • Mental Health Counselor providing individual behavioral therapy to children, teenagers, and adults.
    • 1991-1994
    • Consultant for program development, implementation for inpatient and outpatient settings for youth and adult programs.