Dr. Miroslava Fox

Clinical Psychology
Vernon Hills, IL
17 years experience female

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Vernon Hills, IL

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610 Williams Way, Vernon Hills, IL
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Clinical Psychology

Languages spoken

English

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
See below: Anxiety is a reaction to pressure we experience, or can be elicited when anticipating threat/potential threat. We also think a lot about past and p... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
See below: If all the physical/substance related causes have been ruled out, then yes.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
See below: Medication will help with managing sx that you may experiences as a result of abuse -- mood, sleep, etc. Discussing your issues with a psychologist or... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
Sleep Hygiene: Our body likes routine, stability. If you change that by staying up, you will experience sleep disturbances. To get back on track, create a bed time r... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
See below: Dementia has gradual onset: forgetfulness will increase with time; disorientation to time and place;judgement, decision making, will be affected in t... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
See below: Your thoughts, amount of sleep you get, your ability to handle stress, environment, food, level of activity, physical health. These are some things th... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
See below: You should be taking your medications the way they were prescribed to you by your provider. Any questions should be addressed with the prescribing pro... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
See below: Are these new symptoms? Have you had sleep study done? I would suggest talking to your primary care doctor to assess why are you having insomnia. You... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
Get evaluated: Not enough info to give a detailed answer, but please give a call to your PCP for the appropriate course of actions.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
See below: What happened in the past weeks? If insomnia persists, talk to your primary. Meanwhile, establish time when you would like to go to bed. Create a bed... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
See Below: There's some evidence that depression and or psychiatric disorders, as well as suicidal behaviors have a familial relationship. As with many things, e... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
See Below : Start small -- look at things you do well, doesn't matter how small they seem to you (cooking, cleaning, focusing on something, being a good employee)... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
Get Evaluated ASAP: The key word is "sudden". Sudden onset might be a sign of many things. I would recommend calling your primary care physician and discuss these sympto... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
See below: Psychotherapy will help you make connections about how your childhood issues transcend into the present. There are some things you can do, such as fo... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
See Below: Start if you haven't yet, individual psychotherapy -- will help you figure out ways to manage stress, skills that worked in the past, build up symptom... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
See Below: Find out what triggers your anger. Pay attention to the body signs -- where it feels in your body; pay attention to the thoughts you're having at that... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
Get help: I'm sorry you're going through this. National suicide prevention hotline 1-800-273-talk. Definitely do tell your dr -- to figure out what's happening ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
Symptom recognition: Learn to recognize the symptoms of depression. Keeping up with your routines before, during and after your symptoms occur is also very important. Rout... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
See below: Which drug to chose should be decided with your psychiatrist based on your history, medical history and your own symptomology. Each person is differen... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
See below: I would recommend discussing your symptoms face to face with you primary doctor, getting a work up from him and asking for a referral for an assessmen... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
Eval/Counseling.: Is it a new sx? Set up small, achievable goals to help you with sense of accomplishment. Involve help of friends/family. Look at what helped you in th... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
See Below: I"m sorry you're going through that. Establish small, achievable goals. Try to identify things that you can control and things you cannot control. Wor... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
See Below: What changed? Find out what triggers your anger. Are there any situations that increase your anger? Stress management, relaxation, self-care will help... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
Some resources: Below are some online resources for you. Substance abuse and mental health services administration (samhsa) is a good starting point. http://fi... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
See below: It's highly individual, but generally speaking about positive rituals (e.g. Meals together, holiday gatherings, reading together, talking, etc.), will... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
See Below: Frustration is normal, it's what we do with the feeling. What makes you frustrated and how much control you have over the situation. Build up awarene... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
Get evaluated: Discuss your symptoms with the primary care doctor to have a complete work up done. Good luck!
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
YES: Rape is a non-consensual, forced sexual intercourse. If a person was subjected to that, s/he will be traumatized.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
More to add: What time are you going to bed and how many hours are you sleeping overall? Are there any new stressors? What do you do before bed? As was said before... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
Possible: People who life in climates with winter months are more at risk for sad. For some the onset of sad is associated with the decrease of the length of th... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
Sleep hygiene: Have you had a sleep study done to figure out reasons for insomnia? Practice sleep hygiene: keep you room a little on a chilly side, warm shower befor... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
See below: Anger is a normal - how we handle might be a problem. Depending on the age, i would help him talk about anger and talk about what's appropriate (if he... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
Eval/sleep hygiene: Have you had a sleep study done to figure out reasons for insomnia? Practice sleep hygiene: keep you room a little on a chilly side, warm shower befor... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
See below: Are you fearful in other areas of your life? You might want to talk to a psychologist or a counselor to figure out the origins of your fear and why th... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
See below: Men and woman can get anxious and paranoid. If sx are new-- go to primary care doctor to rule out anything physical going on: strokes, brain tumors, h... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
Different meds: Depakote is an anti-seizure medication, which is also used to treat sx of mania in bipolar disorder. Abilify (aripiprazole) is an atypical antipsychot... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
Sx awareness: You're right to worry. Work with your therapist and psychiatrist on sx awareness and monitoring as well as triggers for your depression. Work on a pl... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
Relaxation/self-care: Setting the time in a day to do something for you, not everybody else. Identifying things you can/cannot control will help reduce stress. Progressive ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
Eval/sleep hygiene: Have you had a sleep study done to figure out reasons for insomnia? As was said before, practice sleep hygiene: keep you room a little on a chilly sid... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
Difficult to answer: The best way to explore your castration anxiety is through psychotherapy where traditional talk and cognitive-behavioral techniques are used. Cogniti... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
Sleep Hygiene: Before the bedtime, write a summary of your day -- +things that happened to you and a list for tomorrow to bring more structure to your routine. Have ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
Yes: Melancholic features is one of the specifiers for the diagnoses of major depression. It includes anhedonia, psychomotor retardation, lack of mood reac... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
Not neccessarily: Hearing voices or auditory hallucinations can be a sign of many ailments(psychotic depression, bipolar, schizophrenia); medical-- brain tumors, epile... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
See below: We all might feel sad and lonely.Are these new feelings? Why are you feeling sad and lonely only during the day? What's happening? What's happening wh... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
Too broad/vague: Is it a question? Is it your loss? What is triggering your loss? Are you an immigrant? Have you lost your job and thus loss of confidence in life in t... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
RN, MSW, LCPC: There are different types of case management depending on the need of the client and the environment the client is currently in (hospital, community c... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
Background Check: Usually, facilities (hospitals, nursing homes) run a background check on potential employees.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
Adaptation/acceptanc: My favorite parts of emotional health are: ability to adapt to challenges. We all have our favorite ways of dealing with the challenges. Recognizing t... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
Med/Psych. Eval: What is crisis? If these behaviors are new, please go to your primary care doctor to rule out anything physical going on. If a person has thoughts of ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology 17 years experience
Manage diabetes: Manage your diabetes. Fluctuations in blood sugar will affect your emotional health as well. I would suggest talking to a health psychologist who will... Read More
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Jul 14, 2014
Dr Fox has shown compassion and insight to all in her encounters. Her knowledge and insight are keen, and her answers are on the money. I highly recommend Dr Fox for her clinical and personal skil...Read More
Mar 11, 2014
A concise answer, compassion and experience is what you will get when Dr Fox answers one of your questions. Such a great value to the HealthTap community!
Apr 1, 2013
Dr. Fox provides a wealth of informative, accurate, and compassionate answers to patients' questions on HealthTap. She's a great asset to the site!
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This made me feel good. Thanks! doctor casi 3 y 4 años yo tengo un problema de piel viene manchas blancas y se va es pica también invierano viene invierno se va cada vez diferente sitio soy muy pero...Read More
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Thanks. Not knowing? Research via CDC and Mayo Web MD. I know what I have. Whats in my pics? Do Ucrap that stuff ? Every day? No. These are an STD, in my mind? Worth spread risk? Ask Urselves, LOL
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Thanks for your quick reply! Now coz of that i can't control my anger. I juz think of revenge with her n her family. I knw that this is ri8 thinking bt i loose ma cntrl

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University
Graduated 2006MD

Awards

Most Influential, Third Place, Illinois - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, Second Place, Milwaukee, WI - Winter
2013
Top Psychologist, Second Place, Illinois - Winter
2013
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