Psychologist accused of sexual misconduct with patient

January 21, 2011 2:39:23 PM PST
A psychologist at the state-run Tinley Park Mental Health Center has been charged with sexual misconduct with a patient.

Dr. Robert Eizinga is accused of allegedly manipulating and misleading a female patient to perform sex acts in exchange for her release from the facility.

Eizinga is also accused of giving her money in an attempt to keep her quiet.

The 66-year-old doctor has been employed by the Illinois Department of Human Services for more than 20 years.