Dr. Pallardy is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) and Diplomate of the American Psychotherapy Association. He has over 28 years of counseling experience in school settings and in private practice. Dr. Pallardy is an adjunct professor in the Health Services Department at Moraine Valley College.
Dr. Pallardy’s rich background includes coaching basketball, baseball, and football, working as a youth officer, and serving as Commander in charge of the Juvenile and Criminal Investigation Division in the Palos Hills PoliceDepartment.
Dr. Pallardy specializes in working with adolescents and their families, including issues of substance abuse and prevention. He enjoys working with adolescents and adults and has developed an effective approach to setting healthy boundaries with adolescents. He also specializes in step-parenting issues, couples therapy, and cognitive-behavioral therapy.
He received his Psy.D. and M.A.degrees in Psychology from Southern California University for Professional Studies, and has C.A.D.C. credentialing in substance abuse, as well as advanced training in solution-focused treatment, crisis intervention and hypnotherapy. Dr. Pallardy has published in American Counseling Association magazine and is on the editorial board of the American Psychotherapy Association.