Dr. Varma's Philosophy
Counseling and medication may help. I see people's individuality and the multidimensional origins of distress. Life doesn't have to be riddled with anxiety, mood swings, difficult interpersonal conflict, etc. I provide highly personalized care using a variety of methods, depending on your unique situation. Developing positive healthy attributes including nutrition, diet, exercise, and lifestyle changes can dramatically affect your well-being. My approach may include; laboratory tests, medications, psychotherapy, or psychological treatment, depending on your particular situation. We work together as a team for your optimal treatment. She develops a treatment plan and gives hand-outs so you can take your time reading them at home and on the next visit discuss what you learned and how they helped.

On the News

Watch as Dr. Varma speaks with a local news agency about the rising rate of depression and the help she can offer.

Dr. Shalini Varma M.D.

Dr. Varma's Qualifications

Psychiatry (ACGME 4001621257) Residency, Completed

Advocate Health Care (Advocate Lutheran General Hospital) Program

Affiliated with Advocate Health Care
Park Ridge, IL, United States
Finished 2009

Internal Medicine (ACGME 1401621132) Internship, Completed

Southern Illinois University Program
Affiliated with Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Springfield, IL, United States

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Newark, NJ, United States


Drew University 

Madison, NJ, United States

Happenings 2018
Listen in as Dr. Varma speaks with Happenings Magazine on WLIP
Regarding Behavioral Health
US News
Dr. Varma was featured on US NEWS in an article on Mental Health