Jay Behel, PhD

Rush University Medical Group
Clinical Area:
LGBTQ+ Care; Psychiatry and Psychology Services
Rush Employed Provider

About Me

Working in rehab is really about optimizing outcomes in less than optimal situations. Even when patients come to us with fairly significant medical illnesses -- and often very significant psychiatric concerns -- they are still able to make substantial gains. They are still able to reclaim major parts of their lives.


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Locations & Appointments

Primary location
Rush Behavioral Medicine
Rush Behavioral Medicine
710 S Paulina St
Suite 743
Chicago, IL, 60612

(312) 942-3153
(312) 942-4990
Geriatric and Rehabilitation Psychology
Geriatric and Rehabilitation Psychology
710 S Paulina St
Suite 732
Chicago, IL, 60612

(312) 942-3153


Education and Training

Rush University Medical Center - Health Psychology Track
Rush University Medical Center - Geriatric & Rehab Psychology
Auburn University

Clinical Expertise

Brain injury recovery
Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LGBTQ) health
Health psychology

Academics & Publications

Rush University Medical Center is an academic medical center. In addition to providing patient care, many of our clinicians have faculty appointments at Rush University and perform clinical, basic science and community-based research. Our education and research endeavors are dedicated to enhancing excellence in patient care — now and in the future.


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Chicago Health System(MacNeal Health Provider) Com
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Cigna Behavioral Health
Community Healthcare Partners, LLC
Dolton Medical Clinic
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Dupage Medical Group
ElmCare, LLC
Essential Health Partners
Fox Valley Medicine, Ltd.
Great-West Healthcare
Health Care's Finest Network (HFN)
Hinsdale Physician Group
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Mercy Physician Association
Meridian Health Plan
NorthShore Physician Associates, Inc
Northwest Suburban IPA
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Progress Health
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Silver Cross Managed Care Organization
Specialty Physicians of Illinois
Swedish Covenant Physician Partners
USA Managed Care Organization
Union Health Services
University of Chicago Health Plans
University of Illinois at Chicago

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Primary location
Rush Behavioral Medicine
Rush Behavioral Medicine
710 S Paulina St
Suite 743
Chicago, IL, 60612