Dr. Gerald McCallum, Ph.D.

Dr. Gerald McCallum, Ph.D. Verified by GLPG


  • School:
    University of Memphis
  • Degree:
    Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology
  • Additional Certificates:

    American Psychological Association, Illinois Psychological Association, National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology, American MENSA

Gerald McCallum, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist who has over 30 years of extensive training and clinical experience within the clinical health field. His training was completed at well-established programs at University of Illinois at Champaign, University of Memphis, University of Arkansas-Arkansas Children’s Hospital and University of Tennessee-Health Science Center, which meets American Psychological Association strict standards of approval. He is licensed and is in good standing as a Clinical Psychologist in Illinois. He is a member in good standing in several national health associations, as well as has affiliate staff standing with Edward's Hospital, Naperville, IL.

Dr. McCallum expertise includes counseling children, adolescents, families, and adults. He has particular expertise in treating children and adults with emotional and behavioral matters. He individualizes the counseling to his client(s) and what situations and particular issues his client(s) is in or is experiencing. Dr. McCallum’s areas of focus include counseling children, adolescents, and adults in individual, and family therapy interventions that address difficulties in managing symptoms and emotional issues related to various life stressors, changes and transitions. He works with client(s) who are seeking treatment for anxiety, depression and other mood issues. Dr. McCallum is passionate about counseling children, adolescents and young adults who are struggling with emotional issues and academic performance difficulties. His family orientated training and experience provide an excellent foundation to understand and address family issues. Dr. Gerald McCallum’s areas of specialties include but are not exclusive to the following:

Emotional Disturbances
Behavioral Disturbances
Adjustment Issues
Obsessive Compulsive Disorders
Separation Anxiety Issues
Social Anxiety
Autism (level 1 and upper level 2)
Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Elimination Issues (Enuresis & Encopresis)
Personal Esteem Issues
Social Skills Issues
Personal Counseling
Academic Underachievement
Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder
Affective Mood Disorder
Attention Deficit Disorders (ADHD or ADD)
Impulsive Disorders
Oppositional Defiant Behavior Issues
Interpersonal Relationship Issues
Blended Family Issues
Divorce Adjustment
Parent Education and Training
Parent and Child Care Issues
Emotional Adjustment
Stress and Managing Life Stressors
Professional and Employment Issues
Grief and Loss Issues

Dr. McCallum works with the client(s) on emphasizing the positive attitudes of the client(s) within their lifestyle, which will allow for problems to be solved and an increase in overall functioning in their everyday life. He provides Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Therapy, Behavioral Modification, Mindfulness Interventions, Relaxation/Self-Calming techniques, Motivational Interviewing within a Multi-Systemic (MST) and Family Systems framework to counsel clients in making changes. Dr. McCallum enjoys helping his clients make improvements in their lives and he is open to his clients’ personal needs and questions at any time during the counseling process.

Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna/Cofinity
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • Humana Military (Tricare East)
  • Medicare
  • UBH
  • VA CCN
We verify your insurance benefits and will provide you with a cost estimate prior to your first session.


  • ADHD (Adults)
  • ADHD (Kids)
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bullying
  • Career Counseling
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Financial Stress
  • Grief
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Infidelity
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Men's Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Premarital
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress


  • Veterans


  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • ADHD all ages

Session Types

  • Family Therapy with Adults
  • Family Therapy with Kids
  • Individuals

Age Specialty

  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Elders (65+)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)

Types of Therapy

  • Christian Counseling
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Cognitive Processing (CPT)
  • Exposure Response Prevention
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Gottman Method
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Parent-Child Interaction (PCIT)
  • Positive Psychology
  • Rational Emotive Behavior (REBT)
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Structural Family Therapy

Faith-Based Therapy

  • Christian