John Frampton, Psy.D.

Dr. John Frampton is a co-founder of FPS, and is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist that specializes in working with adolescents and adults with a variety of emotional and behavioral needs. Dr. Frampton has over 15 years of experience serving clients in private practice, school systems as a psychologist and building administrator, and as an instructor.    [Learn More]


Lynsey Psimas, Ph.D.

Dr. Lynsey Psimas is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist with a specialization in pediatric neuropsychology. She has extensive experience assessing children and adolescents in school and clinical settings. Dr. Psimas also serves as an Adjunct Professor at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, where she teaches courses in cognitive, academic, and social-emotional assessment.

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Flora E. Lazar, Ph.D., LCSW

Flora Lazar is a psychotherapist and writer with experience working with the mental health needs of adults and children. Flora completed a psychotherapy fellowship at Live Oak, a group psychotherapy practice specializing in LGBTQ affirmative, trauma informed, and multicultural practice. She was a Fellow at the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis and has worked closely in and with schools.

Flora was the founder of a national program to combat bullying in schools and has twenty years of experience working on research and public policy related to the emotional and academic needs of children and families.    [Learn More]


Steven C. Affinati, MS, AMFT

Steven Affinati is from the Southwest Side of Chicago and trained at The Family Institute at Northwestern University. Steven believes strongly in the power of the therapeutic alliance, specializing in individuals, couples, and families impacted by trauma, illness, loss, and life transitions, in addition to “treatment resistant” children and adolescents. Steven’s work emphasizes “sense of self,” relationships, communication, intrinsic motivation, and resilience.   [Learn More]

Ivy Jordan, Ph.D.


Dr. Ivy Jordan is a school psychologist and has extensive experience providing psychoeducational assessments. Within this role, she provides individualized and comprehensive assessment services from the intake meeting through follow-up meetings with parents and school teams. In addition to assessments, she provides therapy and educational interventions to address a range of challenges, including ADHD, depression and anxiety. Her interests include family-school collaboration and helping ALL children find success. [Learn More]


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Lisa Elliott, LCSW

Lisa Elliott (she/her/hers) is a psychotherapist and clinical social worker with experience working with children (age 4+), adolescents, and adults. Her clinical experience includes psychosocial assessment and treatment of a wide range of challenges including: Mood Concerns (Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder); Learning Differences (including ADHD); Adult and Childhood Trauma; Parenting & Family Transitions (including Separation/Divorce); Pregnancy & Postpartum Adjustment & Mood Concerns; Pregnancy & Infant Loss; Relationship difficulties.  [Learn More]

Kate Frampton, Ph.D. - Business Administrator


Dr. Kate Frampton is a co-founder of FPS as well as the Business Administrator. She has her doctoral degree in School Psychology and has experience conducting psychoeducational assessments and working with children with intense behavioral and emotional needs. Dr. Frampton is currently managing business operations for FPS.  Please feel free to reach out if you have any questions or need assistance.