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Dr. Anne Brennan Malec

Founder, Symmetry Counseling

Dr. Anne Brennan Malec is a licensed clinical psychologist and marriage and family therapist with over a decade of experience. As founder of Symmetry Counseling, Dr. Malec and her team help thousands of couples in the Chicago area to handle life’s pressures and turn around challenged relationships.


Dr. Malec earned her Bachelor’s degree from Villanova University in Accountancy and holds two Master’s degrees: one in Liberal Studies from DePaul University, and one in Marital and Family Therapy from Northwestern University. She earned her Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology.

Marriage in Modern Life book

Marriage in Modern Life

Why It Works, When It Works

Your Essential Guidebook for a Thriving Marriage Communication, support, affection, and encouragement are among the most important life skills that you need for marital success. Yet, they are rarely taught in a classroom. In our culture, these skills too often default to our upbringing, coupled with a hope the marriage…

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