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Out of Town / International Clients
484 Hillside Dr.
Highland Park, IL 60035
847 433-7878
We are 25 miles from downtown Chicago

It is difficult to estimate how many appointments a patient might need for congnitive restructuring.

First appointment consists of an interview, review of records and formulation of a
treatment plan: 1.5hrs
Please bring copies of pertinent medical reports and neuropsychologic evaluation if performed.

3 to 4 additional appointments (1 appointment is 2/50 Minute Sessions) with Dr. Markus are recommended.
Many patients elect to return for additional treatment after several weeks.


Interview, review of records and formulation of a treatment plan: $950.00
50% deposit required to confirm your appointment time, balance is due upon completion of appointments.

Cancellation Policy for initial consultations and multiple appointments fully refunded 2 week prior to appointment.

If an appointment is canceled less then two weeks prior to appointment there will be a $750.00 charge.

Private Cognitive Restructuring Sessions
(includes take-home materials)
This includes two 50 minute individualized cognitive restructuring sessions and customized cognitive materials for at home rehearsal.
Session rate: $750 per 2/50 Minute private session
7 Days is required to change or cancel an appointment without charge. There will be a $375 cancellation charge.

FORM OF PAYMENTS ACCEPTED: credit card, check or cash


Dr. Markus offers phone consultations, which are particularly useful for out-of-town patients.

If you want Dr. Markus to review any neuropsychological testing or other reports prior to your phone consultation, please send this material via email or snail mail. Review of these materials usually takes an additional hour.

Phone consultations and advance review of material cost $375.00 per 50 minute session.
Payment is required when the appointment is scheduled.
7 Days is required to change or cancel a phone consultation appointment without charge. There will be a $375 cancellation charge.
Appointments are scheduled with Margit Nikitas / Office Coordinator 847-433-7878.

Chicago O’Hare Airport 15 miles from our office
Midway Airport 35 miles from our office
To and from Airports:
AMERICAN TAXI from (Chicago O’Hare) 847 255.9614

Hotel Accommodations
Hotel accommodations in the area include:

Courtyard Marriott Northbrook/Highland Park
847 831-3338
1505 Lake Cook Rd. Highland park

DISTANCE TO: Dr. Markus’ office 1.5 miles
Hotel Provides Complimentary Shuttle Service by Appointment
Request Health Visit rate per Dr. Donalee Markus

Renaissance Chicago North Shore
800 291-9434
933 Skokie Blvd, Northbrook, IL

Distance to: Dr. Markus’ office 3 miles

Sheraton Chicago Northbrook
847 480-1900
1110 Willow Rd, Northbrook, IL

Distance to: Dr. Markus’ office 6 miles

Favorite restaurants within a two mile radius:

Fast Food
Burger King - www.bk.com
McDonalds - www.mcdonalds.com
Subway - www.subway.com
Potbelly Sandwiches - www.potbelly.com
Panera - www.panerabread.com

Max's - http://maxs-deli.com/
Max and Benny's - www.maxandbennys.com

Barnaby's - www.barnabysofnorthbrook.com
Pieros - www.pieropizza.com
Pizza Hut - www.pizzahut.com

Mizrahi Grill - www.mizrahigrill.com

Francesca's North - http://www.miafrancesca.com
Next Door - www.nextdoorbistro.com

Steak House's
Morton's - www.mortons.com
Ruth Chris - www.ruthchris.com

Di Pescara - www.leye.com/restaurants/rest_home.jsp?id=38

Walker Bros - walkerbros.net/HighlandPark.html

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