Stephanie Bonza, Psy.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Dr. Stephanie Bonza is a licensed clinical psychologist and the founder of Zeal Family Wellness, LLC. She holds a doctoral degree of clinical forensic psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, a bachelor degree of psychology from University of Michigan (Dearborn), and an associate degree in criminal justice. For the past eight years, Dr. Bonza has worked alongside agents of the criminal and family court systems to help individuals and families navigate challenges related to divorce and separation, parent-child estrangement, domestic violence, adoption and blended families, parenting, and co-parenting. She receives regular referrals from the family court system and family law attorneys, specializing in high-conflict divorce, child abuse and complex trauma, and parent-child reunification.
Dr. Bonza has conducted over 75 psychological evaluations for the criminal and family court systems, including violence risk assessments, parenting capacity evaluations, competency evaluations, and sex offender evaluations and is currently accepting referrals for evaluations on a case-by-case basis.
Dr. Bonza has a special interest in working with law enforcement, first responders, and members of the military. She graduated with a concentration in law enforcement and previously conducted fitness for duty evaluations and job suitability screenings for the Kane County Sheriff's Department and Chicago Police Department.
In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Bonza is passionate about helping future clinicians become well-informed, ethically-bound, and conscientious practitioners. She provides graduate-level instruction as an adjunct faculty member at a local graduate school of psychology and offers clinical supervision to masters, doctoral, and post-doctoral interns.
Zeal Family Wellness, LLC is excited to introduce our newest clinical intern, Callie Reda, to our clients and colleagues. Callie joined our treatment team in January 2020 and will provide individual and family counseling and supervised visitation services through August 2020.
Callie will complete her graduate degree, a Master of Arts in Forensic Psychology, in July 2020. She received a bachelor degree of psychology with a minor of criminology from Florida State University.
Callie is concurrently interning at the Illinois Youth Center (IYC) Chicago where she provides individual and group therapy services to adolescents. Previously, Callie worked full-time as a Mental Health Technician at a psychiatric institution for a period of one year following the completion of her bachelor degree. Prior to her time at the hospital and while attending Florida State University, Callie part-time worked as a crisis counselor for a 24/7 suicide hotline where she supported individuals in crisis and connected them to the appropriate resources. Callie also interned for a period of six months at a behavioral health center where she supported a staff psychologist in the scoring and interpretation of psychological assessments during this time.
Callie is directly supervised by Dr. Stephanie Bonza, in addition to providing co-facilitated services.