Psychologists


We are both licensed clinical psychologists.

Andrew Hoffman, Psy.D.

Dr. Hoffman received a B.S. in Community Health and an M.S.in Health Education from Southern Illinois University in 1986 and 1989 respectively and a Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in 1996.  He has worked at community health centers, residential treatment centers, medical centers, private mental health groups and agencies, and in private practice.  He has been working at the Center For Positive Change since 2001.

Dr. Hoffman has provided direct clinical services (individual, couples, family and group therapy) for adults, adolescents and children presenting with a wide range of issues and problems.  He currently provides individual counseling for adults.

In addition to his direct work with clients, he has had experience supervising therapists in training.

Dr. Hoffman has also conducted group presentations and educational seminars on topics such as:

  • Stress Management
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Weight Management
  • Depression
  • Sexual Orientation and LGBT Issues
  • HIV/AIDS Issues

Dr. Hoffman is currently a member of the American Psychological Association.

Jon Cole, Ph.D.

Dr. Cole received a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1980 and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Auburn University in 1983 and 1988 respectively.  He has worked at community health centers, medical centers, private mental health groups and agencies, and in private practice.  He has been working at the Center For Positive Change since 2000.

Dr. Cole has provided direct clinical services (individual, couples, family and group therapy) for adults, adolescents and children presenting with a wide range of issues and problems.  He currently provides individual and couples counseling for adults.

He has also had administrative and supervisory experience, including 3 years as the Director of Counseling and Psychotherapy Services at Howard Brown Health Center in Chicago.

Dr. Cole has also conducted group presentations and educational seminars on topics such as:

  • Stress Management
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Improving Communication
  • Balancing Work and Family
  • Managing Employee Performance Problems
  • Sexual Orientation and LGBT Issues

Dr. Cole is currently a member of the Illinois Psychological Association.