Chicago Neurogenesis

Xander Mach, M.A.


Xander Mach, M.A. is a third year doctoral student in Clinical Psychology at Adler University. He currently provides therapy and psychological/neuropsychological assessment at Andersonville Behavioral Health, a private practice. The majority of his therapy experience is working with sexual and gender diverse clientele with a variety of presenting issues including anxiety, depression, coping with stigma, substance use, and adjustment to and living with HIV and physical disability. In the past, Mr. Mach completed inpatient and outpatient neuropsychological assessment at Weiss Memorial Hospital primarily for the differential diagnosis and rehabilitation of dementias, brain injuries, and long term neurocognitive sequelae of psychological disorders.

Mr. Mach has a particular interest in Neuropsychology and the connection between mental and physical health/well-being. His research interests include: identity development for LGBT+ community members, HIV and its implications on cognitive, mood, and interpersonal functioning, and stigma. Beyond academia, Mr. Mach enjoys a good book, warm weather, and travel.