Psychologist and Therapist in Northbrook, Illinois Tara Costigan, Psychologist

Licenses: PsyD, Post Doctorate

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 11-65+

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Psychologist and Therapist in Northbrook, Illinois Tara Costigan, PsyD, Post Doctorate

Tara Costigan, PsyD, Post Doctorate

Dr. Tara R. Costigan is a Post Doctoral Fellow in Illinois. She has a Doctorate of Psychology from the University of Indianapolis with an emphasis in Adult Psychopathology and Health Medicine.

Dr. Costigan has a passion for inclusion of diverse populations in accessing and receiving mental health care. She specializes in individual therapy with adults for a wide range of psychiatric concerns including depression, anxiety, trauma, substance use disorders, gambling addiction, mood disorders, gender identity issues, ADHD, and autism spectrum disorder. Dr. Costigan promotes a person-centered approach, utilizing techniques and skills from modern therapies such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Interpersonal Processing Therapy, and Attachment Theory to create an individualized treatment experience. Outside of traditional therapy, Dr. Costigan has extensive education and experience with assessment and diagnosing of neurodevelopment disorders such as Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Specific Learning Disorders. Dr. Costigan is motivated to help clients identity sources of distress while working collaboratively to repair conflicts both internally and in within their environments.

In her free time, Dr. Costigan enjoys building Legos, exploring new restaurants, thrifting antiques, and keeping up with the newest Marvel shows and movies. Spending quality time with her family and staying connected to her self-care allows her to recharge and be present in the space with the clients.


  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Mindfulness
  • Parenting Skills


  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • First Responders
  • LGBTQ+
  • Men
  • Military/Veterans
  • Women


  • English



Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Tara Costigan. You can also call 224-467-2836 to have someone assist you.

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