Michael Ficaro, PMHNP-BC

Michael Ficaro is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in the state of Illinois. Michael has been in the mental health field for eight years and has experience working with both adolescents and adults in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Michael has worked with patients with anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, OCD, PTSD, ADHD, substance use disorders, spectrum disorders, personality disorders, and behavioral disorders. He completed his Bachelor of Science from DePaul University and received both a Master of Science in Nursing and a Doctor of Nursing Practice from Rush University.

Michael uses a collaborative, patient-centered model of care to address biological, psychological, and social factors that impact clients’ health. He understands that every client is unique and he strives to deliver holistic, individually-tailored treatment options to achieve the best health outcomes. Michael believes that being an effective Psychiatric Me​ntal Health Nurse Practitioner means promoting hope, instilling empowerment and self-reliance, and helping individuals with mental illness overcome obstacles and setbacks to achieve the life they want to live.

We are excited to welcome Michael to the CICP Team. He is now taking appointments in our Lake Bluff location or via telehealth.