We strive to make seeing a psychiatrist or therapist as easy as possible.
Our doctors and therapists accept most insurance carriers, and treat patients ages 13 and up. Our therapists welcome children as young as three years old, and will see couples and families in addition to individual adolescent and adult patients.
Dr. Brendan Beresford (pronounced Bears-ferd) attended medical school in Newfoundland, Canada and worked as a Family Practice physician for many years. Before beginning his training as a psychiatrist, he completed his psychiatric residency training at the University of Chicago in 2004 and joined our group that same year. He became Board Certified in 2005 and re-certified in 2015.
For over ten years Dr. Beresford was a vital asset to MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn, Illinois, serving as their Chairman of Psychiatry and Director of Gero-Psychiatry. Then in 2008, he underwent additional training and became certified in conducting electro-convulsive therapy (ECT), he soon became MacNeal’s Director of the ECT laboratory. In early 2015 Dr. Beresford resigned from his numerous positions at MacNeal Hospital to focus on his private practice here at Stillpoint.
Sees patients ages 18 and up.
Dr. Ralph Cusick attended medical school at the University of Illinois, College of Medicine. After completing his adult psychiatry residency, he completed additional residency training in child and adolescent psychiatry at the State of Illinois Institute for Juvenile Research. After completing his training in 1985, he was appointed an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and became Director of the Partial Hospital Program at the University of Illinois, where he taught and mentored physicians in their psychiatric residencies. Dr. Cusick is Board Certified in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.
Dr. Cusick established Stillpoint Mental Health Associates (formerly Riverside Mental Health Associates) psychiatric practice in 1993. He has served as the Medical Director of both the Adult Inpatient and Adolescent Psychiatry units at MacNeal Hospital. He has provided psychiatric consultations at local nursing homes, and was a frequent guest speaker on various psychiatric topics to both physicians and community groups.
Dr. Cusick treats patients ages thirteen and up. He is well respected in the medical community, and is often the psychiatrist that other doctors send their own family members to when the need arises.
Sees patients ages 13 and up.
Dr. Sujatha Wolff attended The University of Illinois College of Medicine and trained in general psychiatry at Rush University Medical Center. She treats a variety of psychiatric disorders including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, personality disorders, and more. She has a special interest in womens' issues including anxiety and stress reduction.
Dr. Wolff sees adults and adolescents ages 16 and up, and uses medications as well as psychotherapy to provide comprehensive treatment to all her patients. She and her staff strive to make patients feel comfortable from the moment they step into the office. Phone calls are returned promptly and care is coordinated with other healthcare providers involved in a patient's treatment.
Sees patients ages 16 and up.