Psychologist and Therapist in Milwaukee, Wisconsin Geraldine Banks, Psychologist

License: PhD

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 18-65+

Appointments: In-office only. Telehealth not available

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Psychologist and Therapist in Milwaukee, Wisconsin Geraldine Banks, PhD

Geraldine Banks, PhD

Dr. Banks is a clinical psychologist who has been in private practice since 1989. She completed her Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and her clinical internship at Rush- Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago. She was previously President/Clinic Director of Health Psychology Associates. Dr. Banks coordinated and practiced in the Insomnia Program of the Sleep Disorders Clinic at St. Luke’s Medical Center, and has consulted with various hospital departments.

Her approach to psychotherapy is eclectic, enabling her to tailor her therapy to the individual needs of her patients. Her orientation is also largely cognitive-behavioral and psychodynamic with an emphasis on brief effective interventions. She works from the strengths of her patients, encouraging their positive growth and change.

Dr. Banks is listed in the National Register of Health Service Psychologists. She has served on the Medical Advisory Boards of Gilda’s Club of Southeastern Wisconsin and the Karen Yontz Women’s Cardiac Awareness Center at St. Luke’s Medical Center. Her specialties include: individual; marital; family therapy; anxiety; depression; OCD; chronic illness; pain management; women’s issues; stress and anger management; sleep disorders; psycho-oncology; and bereavement. Dr. Banks has been a member of the American and Wisconsin Psychological Associations and has served as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry for the University of Wisconsin-Madison Medical School.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Aurora Health Care (Advocate)
  • Carelon (Beacon)
  • Centivo N Holdings
  • Common Ground Healthcare
  • ComPsych
  • Dean Health Plan
  • Elevance Health (Anthem BCBS)
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Exceedent
  • Forward Health
  • Health Payment Systems (HPS)
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
  • Medical College of WI
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Network Health Plan
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Quartz
  • Sana Benefits
  • The Alliance
  • Trilogy
  • Wisconsin Physicians Service (WPS)


  • CBT for Insomnia
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Couples/Marital Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Parenting Skills


  • Women


  • English



Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Geraldine Banks. You can also call 262-789-1191 to have someone assist you.

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