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Dr. Robert G. Kohn,  5404 West Elm Street, Suite Q, McHenry, Illinois 60050    Ph: (815) 344-7951    Fax: (815) 759-3807


Welcome to Dr. Robert Kohn's Neuro-Psychiatric Practice

ANNOUNCEMENT: Effective Monday, August 22, 2011, Dr. Kohn sees patients at the Elm Street Office in McHenry.
The Ridgeview Drive Office is closed.

Are you Looking for a Doctor who Really Cares?
Struggling with ADHD/ADD, Anxiety, Mood Problems, Traumatic Brain Injury, Tourette Syndrome, or any other Neurological or Psychiatric Problem?
Call us Today...

Dr. Robert G. Kohn, Neuro-Psychiatrist, offers compassionate care and a holistic approach to healing. He has a vision of optimizing health and well-being, while respecting the individuality of each patient and family he sees. AutumnR (10K) We welcome you to our practice, where you can begin your Journey to Healing.
Listen to Dr. Kohn.  

Dr. Kohn uses his clinical skills and 21st technology to help you.
His unique, holistic approach includes the best of Neurology, Psychiatry and Osteopathic philosophy. Information from all aspects of the patient's life (biological, psychological, personality, and social fit), is examined and a personal Treatment Plan is designed to help you feel better and be better able to function in the world.

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The Traditional vs. Non-Traditional Approach to Treat Neurological and Psychiatric Conditions

In American medicine today, most symptoms are treated by specialists who focus their skills and attention on one area of expertise; the specialist usually does not treat the patient as a "whole functioning being."

The Traditional Approach

This approach to illness or disease is based on the perspective that symptoms signal a specific problem separate from the entire well being of the individual. Treatment by one or many doctors is directed with medicine to reduce the distress the symptoms cause. The overall functioning of each person is viewed as improved based on treating the symptom, not the entire system that the person lives in.

In Psychiatry, for example, the doctor prescribes the medication and the therapist listens while directing therapy. In Neurology, this may appear as the doctor managing the medicine and tests for the symptoms of the nervous system, and referring the patient to other specialists for other systems that are affected.

The Non-Traditional Approach

This is a broader, more open-ended approach to treat symptoms as an expression of a disruption of the natural forces that balance the body as a whole unit. Using the information gathered through the Bio-Psycho-Social Model, interventions are directed as follows:
  • Improve balance in the neuro-musculoskeletal system (Osteopathic Manipulation, Chiropractic, Naprapathic)
  • Mobilize signals in the tissues (Massage)
  • Assist muscles, nerves, and circulation with nutrition (Naturopathic) or energy flow (Acupuncture)
  • Use a combination of non-prescription supplements (Homeopathic, Herbal, Dietary Amino Acids, etc.) with techniques from practitioners above
  • Energy medicine is a common thread that is considered a basic theme to all of these approaches
Dr. Kohn will develop a Treatment Plan that is appropriate for you. This may include monitored prescription medications, Neurofeedback Therapy, supplements, and referral to alternative medicine specialists in Osteopathy, Acupuncture, etc.

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