Dr. Vilija Ball
Doctor of Clinical Psychology
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Dr. Vilija Ball received her Doctoral Degree from Adler University in Chicago, Illinois where she obtained additional training in group psychotherapy. Her clinical training consists of working with adults of
all ages, adolescents, children, families, and couples from diverse backgrounds and cultures in outpatient and residential settings such as community mental health centers, therapeutic schools, youth centers, and church parishes where she equipped clients with skills and resources to manage their challenges.
Dr. Ball enjoys meeting her clients where they are in life and is passionate about both evidence-based and innovative, peer-reviewed treatments that bring wellness, relief, and effective coping tools to people facing adversities including depression, anxiety, trauma, loss, anger, behavioral issues life transitions, low self-esteem and self-efficacy, existential issues, addictions, and intrapersonal and interpersonal problems.
She has experience connecting with and empowering people from all walks of life and encourages individuals to seek growth, meaning, and fulfillment in their lives because, even if they cannot choose their circumstances,they can always gather courage to act and manage their circumstances for a better life.
Dr. Ball’s extensive teaching experience as an adjunct professor at Adler University and briefly at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology enables her to integrate theory and research findings in her work where she strives to ensure effective treatment tailored to her clients and the obstacles they face. She enjoys not just teaching, but caring for, supporting, and mentoring her students.
Dr. Ball’s academic, clinical, and professional experience provide her with unique insights and skills to help people with a broad range of issues. Her congenial and authentic personality helps her meet them with empathy, compassion, and encouragement in their challenges and sufferings and to work with them collaboratively, so they can build on their strengths and resources, renew hope and courage, gain skills and different perspectives, overcome their difficulties, and achieve their goals.