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Thomas Pickens, MA, CADC

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Tom is a certified addiction/mental health counselor, anger management trainer and Certified Mindfulness Teacher. Tom specializes in working with those who report substance use issues as well as another psychiatric diagnosis. Tom currently works for Chicago Mindful Psychothery where he provides Outpatient services and hosts an anger management group.

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