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Marianjoy Psychologists and Neuropsychologists






Toby Motycka, Psy.D.

Dr. Motycka began working at Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital in 2009 and previously had been in private practice.

He received his undergraduate degree at North Central College and earned his masters of art degree and his Doctor of Psychology in clinical psychology from Forest Institute of Professional Psychology. His specialties include rehabilitation psychology and neuropsychology.

Dr. Motycka taught Biological Bases of Behavior, Neuropsychological Assessment, and Advanced Neuropsychological Assessment at Argosy University/The Illinois School of Professional Psychology Schaumburg Campus from 1995-2012.  Since 1990, he has supervised graduated students in diagnostic practicum and internship.

Appointments with Dr. Motycka can be made by calling (630) 909-6802.





Leslie Rogers, Ph.D.

Dr. Rogers began working at Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital in 1991. She was previously on staff at Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital in Pennsylvania.

She received her undergraduate degree at Connecticut College and her master’s of science and Ph.D. in clinical psychology at Ohio University. She is a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of Illinois.

Dr. Rogers practice includes the treatment of adult patients with a focus on adjustment issues related to a variety of medical conditions. These include spinal cord injury, musculoskeletal issues (joint replacement, fractures, multi-trauma, and amputation), and neuromuscular conditions (including Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s, and ALS). She also specializes in assessment and treatment of individuals with a variety of cognitive disorders due to stroke, brain injury, or dementia.

Dr. Rogers has served on Marianjoy’s Ethics Committee for over 10 years and is also the program liaison for Marianjoy’s spinal cord injury team.

Dr. Rogers can be reached at 630-909-8604.




Angela Rozak, Ph.D.

Dr. Rozak joined Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital in 1992. She was previously on staff at Lutheran General Hospital and completed her internship at Westside VA.

Dr. Rozak received her undergraduate degree from Marquette University and her Ph.D from the University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School (now known as Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science).

Her areas of specialty include working with patients with a diagnosis of stroke or brain injury, with a focus on health and wellness.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Rozak, please call 630-909-8606.





Angelique Strand, Ph.D.

Dr. Strand joined Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital in 2004 and works with patients at Marianjoy’s Integrative Pain Treatment Center in Oakbrook Terrace. Prior to joining Marianjoy, Dr. Strand was on staff at Resurrection Medical Center and was also in private practice.

Dr. Strand received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Southern Illinois University and graduated with her Doctor of Philosophy from Auburn University in Alabama. Her areas of specialty include physical rehabilitation psychology and chronic pain.

She has taught undergraduate and graduate psychology courses at Chattahoochee Valley Community College, Central Alabama Community College, and Troy University. She also teaches continuing education courses on chronic pain through the Marianjoy Professional Learning Institute.

Dr. Strand leads Marianjoy’s Chronic Pain Support Group which meets at the Oakbrook Terrace location.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Strand, please call 630-909-6500.



S. Christine Valessares, Psy.D. 

Dr. Valessares is the pediatric neuropsychologist at Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital. She graduated from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology and following her graduation, completed a two-year postgraduate specialization in neuropsychological assessment, with an emphasis on pediatrics. 

Dr. Valessares taught elementary school and conducted neuropsychological assessments  in private practice.  For almost six years she worked as a psychologist in public school districts and wrote Individual Education Programs (IEP) and 504 Plans.  Dr. Valessares’ unique background of psychological training and public school employment affords her the experience to assist with a variety of school-based issues, such as school recommendations for children with concussions, attention problems, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and anxiety.  She serves on multiple insurance panels. 

Currently, she specializes in neuropsychological assessment and treatment recommendations for attention problems, concussions, cerebral palsy, Autism Spectrum Disorder, learning disabilities, anxiety, and depression.  Dr. Valessares enjoys discovering the path to success for each child.

To make an appointment with Dr. Valessares, please call Jill Robb at 630-909-8602.