Hal Baumchen, PsyD, LP, LADC

Hal Baumchen, PsyD, LP, LADCDr. Hal Baumchen is the Executive Director of Northland Counseling Services. He is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist (LP) with over 30 years (30,000+ hours) of counseling experience. He received his Master’s Degree from Wheaton Graduate School and his Doctorate of Psychology (PsyD) from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology. He serves nationally and internationally as a seminar leader, covering subjects such as freedom in Christ, freedom from depression, communication, parenting, and marriage. In addition, he co-authored Finding Hope Again: Overcoming Depression with Dr. Neil T. Anderson. He is an ordained minister and has taught at Bethany International, Acts International, and Minnesota Teen Challenge. He has also served on the Health Care Advisory Board for Crown College. As a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, he provides psychological assessments and care for bariatric surgery patients. He oversees Northland’s staff of therapists and leads Northland group programs.

Clinical Interests

  • Addictions–Non-Chemical Adjustment Disorders
  • Adoption Evaluations
  • Adoption Issues
  • Affective Disorders
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit Disorders (ADD/ADHD)
  • Bariatric/Gastric Bypass Evaluations
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Child Abuse
  • Christian Counseling
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Physical Illness
  • Clergy Abuse
  • Co-Dependence
  • Communication Skills
  • Couples
  • Depression
  • Divorce/Separation Issues
  • Dual Diagnosis–Substance Abuse and Mental Health
  • Family Violence
  • Grief Counseling
  • Marital Conflicts
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Men’s Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Panic Disorder
  • Parenting Skills
  • Phobias
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

Dr. Baumchen is also an approved supervisor for those seeking licensure as a Licensed Professional Counseling (LPC) or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC).