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Dr. Marlin Hoover

Happy 30th Anniversary to Hoover and Associates

By Dr. Marlin Hoover Hoover & Associates has reached a milestone! We have been providing mental health services in the southwest suburbs of Chicago for 30 years. What an accomplishment! Hoover & Associates History We have been providing mental health services in the southwest suburbs of Chicago since 1985. Dr. Marlin Hoover started the practice […]

Illinois Prescriptive Authority for Psychologists Signed into Law!

By Dr. Marlin Hoover PhD, MS, ABPP, ABMP The Prescriptive Authority Bill has been passed and signed into law in Illinois, allowing psychologists to prescribe medications related to mental health! After a long and difficult battle, I would like to add my perspective on what this bill will achieve.  For those who do not know who […]

Talk therapy or mental health medication – do you need to choose?

By Dr. Marlin Hoover I have been practicing as a licensed clinical psychologist in Illinois for almost thirty years. It became clear to me, during my many years of practice, that some people needed mental health medications in addition to talk therapy in order to have a better life, and I wanted to be able […]

Tips to Avoid Overeating

By Dr. Marlin Hoover After all the recent holiday indulgences and Valentine’s sweets, it’s time to get back on track with healthy, nutritious, satisfying, and more forgiving choices. Moderation is the key when it comes to special treats! If you’re struggling with overeating, help is available. “Overeating carries health risks, but there’s help available.” I […]