Ronald Wuest, M.D., Medical Director, Psychiatrist

“One of my greatest passions is partnering with people to overcome issues they are facing. I’ve been in the field since 1989 and bring that experience to helping individuals who are not getting better from their current treatment.”


Dr. Wuest is the Medical Director of the Institute for Personal Development, founded in 1990. Dr. Wuest received his M.D. from Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center and completed his residency in Psychiatry at Loyola University of Chicago, where he served as Chief Resident.

Dr. Wuest is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Loyola Medical Center. Dr. Wuest Currently serves as a consultant to Morris Hospital for over 20 years and Rush-Copley Medical Center. Dr. Wuest specializes in treating individuals who are not getting better from current treatment or difficult to treat conditions.

Dr. Wuest’s clinical interests include the following:

  • Adult Abuse
  • Child Abuse
  • Attention Deficit Disorder
  • ADHD
  • Adolescent (13-17 Yrs)
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Adults (18 and older)
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Alternative Therapy
  • Anger Issues Management
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Children (Under 12 Yrs)
  • Chronic Illness
  • Couple Therapy
  • Court-Ordered Evaluations
  • Cutting
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Domestic Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Gambling Issues
  • Insomnia
  • Sleep Issues
  • Men
  • Migraine
  • Headache Management
  • Multicultural Therapy
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Pain Management
  • Panic Attacks
  • Phobia
  • PTSD
  • Trauma
  • Relationship Issues
  • Schizophrenia
  • Self – Esteem
  • Self – Inflicted Pain
  • Sex Offenders
  • Sexual Dysfunction Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Substance Abuse
  • Weight Management
  • Obesity
  • Women