Peoria Psychological Associates

Dr. Jane Velez – Licensed Clinical Psychologist serving Peoria, IL and the surrounding area

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Counseling and Therapy

Marriage and Relationship Counseling, Divorce, Midlife Crisis, Depression, Postpartum Depression, Anxiety, Panic Attacks, ADHD in Adults or Children, Abuse, Domestic Violence, Substance Abuse, Grief and Loss, Work Related Stress, and more

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Board Certified Forensic Psychologist

Evaluations for the Courts (Fitness to Stand Trial, Insanity Defense, Evaluations for Probation, Criminal Offense Evaluations, Sex Offender Evaluations…

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Psychological Testing and Evaluation

ADHD Evaluations, Learning Disorder Evaluations, IQ Tests, Academic Testing, Parental Fitness Evaluations, Family Court Cases; Child Custody; Psychological Hardship Evaluations for Immigration Cases; And, Disability Evaluations…

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Areas Served

Bartonville, Brimfield, Chilicothe, Creve Coeur, Dunlap, East Peoria, Elmwood, Farmington, Germantown Hills, Groveland, Hanna City, Kickapoo, Macomb, Marquette Heights, Metamora, Morton, Pekin, Peoria, Peoria Heights, Tremont, Washburn, Washington, West Peoria, Wyoming


Jane Velez, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Velez’s Bio

Jane Hurst Velez has been practicing clinical psychology in Central Illinois for 21 years. She is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and earned a Doctorate Degree in Clinical Psychology in Chicago. Prior to obtaining her doctorate, she earned her Master’s Degree at Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois.

Dr. Velez was born Jane Ellen Hurst and raised in Evanston, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. Her education in clinical psychology and life experience in marriage, relationships, and loss of a spouse to cancer after 16 years of marriage, and raising five teenagers as a single mother and business owner, has given her the opportunity to help countless couples and families.

Marriage Counseling

Couple Counseling, marriage counseling and family counseling use the same principles. The client is the couple or the family, not an individual. Dr. Velez is not a judge, but helps and directs the couple or family member to make small changes that will achieve their goals and make their life or relationship happier and healthier. The family members are like…

Individual Counseling

Individual counseling has many purposes. Individual counseling is mainly directed by the goals set by you and Dr. Velez during your sessions. At your first session, an individual will express to Dr. Velez the reasons for coming to therapy. Next, Dr. Velez will work with the individual to define what you wish to get out of it when you have…

Psychological Testing

People need psychological testing for many different reasons. If you wonder if your child has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), your physician should refer him or her to a licensed Clinical Psychologist for a Psychological Evaluation. The reason for this is that you should rule out any other causes of ADHD symptoms, such as Learning Disabilities, Asperger’s Disorder, Autism, depression,…

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