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Nicole Kumane` Chisum

(she/her)

Nicole Kumane` Chisum profile image
LCSW
7 years of experience
Virtual
Hello and Welcome!!! My name is Nicole Kumane` Chisum and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker practicing in Illinois. I am committed to improving the lives of others through the therapeutic process. I received a Master's in Child Development and my Masters Social Work. I have over 15 years of experience working with individuals, children and families as a dedicated Social Worker. I believe that when individuals are given the space to fully express themselves and have a supportive therapist, they can discover the positive changes they are looking for. I am a warm, compassionate and laid-back therapist that will work with you to set goals, solve problems, and explore emotions. Therapy is all about meeting you where you are and I will always work to meet you in that place. During therapy it is important to explore the hard stuff, it can also be an enjoyable experience too.

Next available: May 28

Julie Schrader

Julie Schrader profile image
LCPC
10 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Solution oriented
Virtual
In-person
Peoria, IL, USA
Whether you are struggling with relationships, work, anxiety, depression, or feel "stuck," you are no longer alone in your journey. Entering therapy is a brave choice, and helping you to reach your personal goals is my objective when partnering with you. I provide a safe, professional, warm environment where you can process your circumstances and make the necessary changes to live the life you want to live.

Next available: May 28

Justin Freeman

(he/him)

Justin Freeman profile image
LCPC
25 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) based in Illinois. I received my MA in Clinical Psychology from Eastern Illinois University and have practiced for over 25 years. I enjoy helping people find hope again when struggling with depression, trauma, and self-injury. Life is hard, and sometimes we need to know that someone out there believes in us and knows that we can do hard things.

Next available: May 28

Lisa Feldmann/Koegler

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Lisa Feldmann/Koegler profile image
LCPC
22 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Direct
Virtual
Hello! So glad you are here! Do you get into relationships hoping that this time things will be different? Do you feel overwhelmed and have a hard time exploring and working towards your goals or just life fulfillment? Would you like a more kind and loving relationship with yourself? I love helping people who are ready to identify patterns that hold them back from happiness and fulfillment in both relationship and other areas of life. My name is Lisa and I provide therapy for both addictions and mental health issues. While I have treated those with active addiction for many years, I also treat the patterns stemming from addictions and family dysfunction. This can impact relationships as well as how we see ourselves throughout life. I have a Masters of Education degree in Counselor Education from Southern Illinois University specializing in Substance Abuse. From substance abuse counseling, I have expanded my areas of specialties to include family and relationship dynamics and how to heal survival skills" that have evolved into self defeating life patterns.

Next available: May 28

Dawn Grogan, LCSW

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Dawn Grogan, LCSW profile image
LCSW
7 years of experience
Virtual
began my practice in social work while working with foster children in the state's custody. I also have worked with active duty military for nine years. I believe this has greatly increased my ability to work with survivors of abuse and trauma. When working with others I like to find out what their goals are and what they feel they are ready to work on to improve their quality of life. I encourage, validate and support throughout the therapeutic experience to help someone achieve their goals. I have personal and professional experience with childhood abuse, and suicide that has afforded me the ability to empathize and know first hand some of the hardships associated with these circumstances. In addition, my professional experience has allowed me to learn some very effective options in helping others. I genuinely enjoy helping others and seeing them achieve a good quality of life. I look forward to the opportunity to help you identify your goals for therapy. I offer support and guidance to help you get to where you want to go!

Next available: May 28

Drew Caldwell

(he/him)

Drew Caldwell profile image
LCPC
4 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
In-person
813 12th St, La...
Hey all! My name is Drew. Life is hard! There are some many different experiences in life, and some are very difficult! There's this interesting thing that happens when we encounter difficult times, we tend to push away; but we are never meant to journey alone through these times! I’m thankful that part of what I get to do is journey with people who struggle. Mr. (Fred) Rogers says that one of the best things that we can give ourselves is to be honest with who you are. We sometimes run away from who we are, or the difficulties that we have because of shame, guilt, or fear of being rejected by others…just to name a few. However, running away tends not to work and sometimes even further complicates our lives! I want to help people become the best version of themselves, given the set of circumstances they are faced with. I want to meet people where they are and help them grow into their best version!

Next available: May 28

Gina Gaston PhD,LCSW

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Gina Gaston PhD,LCSW profile image
LCSW
20 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
Hi I’m Gina! Do you know that everyone feels overwhelmed from time to time? Balancing the demands of life, family, and work can be challenging. I have PhD and MSW from the University of Illinois at Chicago. I am a highly trained therapist with experience helping people recover and achieve their personal and professional goals. My approach is filtered through a diverse lens that views all clients as having the ability to work through challenges. Sometimes all you need is a little help to move forward. Building upon your strengths and past coping mechanisms will help you develop better ways of managing stress and conflict. There are many interventions such as meditation, cognitive behavioral, family systems and solution focused therapy that can be used to tackle the issues affecting your emotional wellbeing. I know seeking therapy can feel scary, but you are making the right decision. Contact me today so we can discuss how therapy can help you.

Next available: Jun 4

Michelle Robinson

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Michelle Robinson profile image
LCPC
7 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC/LMHCA) based in the states of Illinois and Indiana. I received my Master of Arts degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Grace College and Theological Seminary in Winona Lake, Indiana. I have experience and practice for approximately 7 years. I enjoy helping others discover they can learn to live on the other side of their hurt and pain. I respect clients' autonomy and have a compassionate ear as I work to help you become successful in your future endeavors and management of your own life.

Next available: May 29

Esther Kim

Esther Kim profile image
LCSW
28 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Warm
Virtual
Do you feel restless, sad, anxious? Do you find it difficult to let go of past hurts and regrets? Are you filled with worry and self-doubt? Do these struggles have you feeling overwhelmed, unfocused, and interfere with your current life circumstances and relationships? Are you ready and willing to take the steps toward healing and peace of mind? Hello. My name is Esther Kim. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years of experience in the helping field. I come from a trauma-informed background with training in Cognitive/Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Anxiety Therapy, Grief Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Parent Coaching, and Restorative Practices. I embrace a positive, strength-based, solution-focused, and collaborative approach when working with clients. I strive to help my clients realize they possess the ability to not just cope with painful circumstances or memories but also overcome them and create a new narrative for their lives. To schedule an intake appointment with me, click "Book Session" above or use this link: https://provider.growtherapy.com/book-appointment?id=3100&ref=prov *** Please note that if you are in need of additional administrative services such as disability certification, a letter for special accommodations, or approval for the use of an emotional support animal (ESA), you will need to contact another healthcare provider who can assess for and/or verify a diagnosis and provide you with the necessary documentation.

Next available: May 30

Sara Williamson

Sara Williamson profile image
LCSW
10 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for clients residing in Illinois and Florida. I have worked in both outpatient and inpatient settings over the past 10 years. I love coming alongside clients and helping them to develop healthier ways of thinking and coping with life and situations they have experienced. I love educating clients on options they have and empowering them. I love using a variety of methods and techniques to meet each individuals needs.

Next available: May 28

Taleatha Welch

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Taleatha Welch profile image
LCSW
7 years of experience
Open-minded
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
Greetings, It has always been my desire to serve and bring out the best in people. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and Licensed Practitioner of The Healing Arts, with a Master’s degree in Social Work, and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. Growing up with two parents who struggled with addiction, I experienced anxiety and depression at an early age, and did not want to become a product of my environment. This led me to seek a different path. One where I could not only help myself, but a path where I could take every opportunity to help others as well. I embarked on this journey into the human psyche to gain a better understanding of behaviors, mental functioning, and how I can best serve clients in achieving their desired goals. I am here to assist those who are willing to roll up their sleeves and put in the work. You have taken a courageous first step; so let's see if we are a good fit, as I would be honored to embark on this journey in collaboration with you. I strive to build a genuine connection with my clients by fostering an environment of transparency and support. You are the expert in your journey, and I am here to assist.

Next available: May 30

Rachael Stewart

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Rachael Stewart profile image
LCSW
9 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Virtual
I utilize a holistic approach and adapt each counseling relationship to the individual’s personal needs, goals, and aspirations. This is done through a strengths-based, client-focused therapeutic approach to partner with you as you seek wholeness. I enjoy working with individuals, couples, and families as they seek to make necessary changes for cultivating a fulfilling and authentic life. It is my goal to identify your strengths, increase your self-awareness, and assist you in your journey. I specialize in anxiety, depression, faith based (Christian) counseling, pre-martial and martial counseling, life transitions, and identity issues.

Next available: Jun 1

Rheanna Hendricks, LCSW

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Rheanna Hendricks, LCSW profile image
LCSW
7 years of experience
Virtual
I am a licensed clinical social worker with 7 years of professional work experience. I have worked with a wide range of people from the senior population both in the community and healthcare settings all the way down to children ages 3 and up in the school setting. I have extensive knowledge in regards to state and federal senior programs and resources as well as IEP and 504 plans and services in schools. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Next available: May 29

Jane Perkins, Christian/Biblical Counselor

Jane Perkins, Christian/Biblical Counselor profile image
LCPC
25 years of experience
Intelligent
Solution oriented
Virtual
I provide counseling services for clients seeking professional therapy while recognizing that God has an important role in personal healing. I want it to be evident to my clients that I am a Christian therapist who understands the power and grace God desires for his children. My goal is to help my clients discover the secrets of scripture written plainly for our instruction. When answers are lifted off the pages of God's love letter, it is energizingly freeing! The Bible is enough. Although I have been trained at a Master's Level by a University program and pursued a clinical license through Illinois and Missouri, I have learned that the Bible is the ultimate source for counseling through the most challenging times. Allow me to assist you in discovering God's instruction on how to positively restructure patterns of cognitive distortions and encourage behavior change so that you can experience peace of mind and joy. I specialize in working with those who struggle with anxiety, panic, addictions, OCD, sadness & depression and those looking to find purpose in life. As a solution-focused therapist, I am goal-oriented and vow not to misuse my time to reach set goals. I provide Online / Virtual Christian Counseling for Illinois and Missouri Residences. “The Word of God is sufficiently useful to teach us what is true and to make us realize what is wrong in our lives. It corrects us when we are wrong and teaches us to do what is right.” ~ 2 Tim. 3:16.

Next available: Jun 4

LaDonna V Miller

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LaDonna V Miller profile image
LCSW
8 years of experience
Open-minded
Warm
Direct
Virtual
In-person
1524 West 87th ...
Oftentimes reaching out for help is a big step towards wellness and healing. Congratulations on taking that step! My name is LaDonna Miller and I am a clinical social worker in Chicago, Illinois. I have over 8 years working in the mental health field and would love to work alongside you to accomplish your goals! I have experience working with adults with depression, ADHD, anxiety disorders, panic disorders, multicultural issues, and complex trauma. I would describe my style as warm and supportive, and I am ready to help you tackle your struggle head-on. Collaboration is important - together we can work on establishing concrete goals and steps for you to help some mental health challenges, too. I know firsthand that getting help can be a challenge. I look forward to speaking with you to see if we are a good fit to partner in your journey!

Next available: May 28

Mary Jo Thorson, MA, LCPC, NCC

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Mary Jo Thorson, MA, LCPC, NCC profile image
LCPC
5 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
In-person
1117 S Milwauke...
Hello and Welcome! I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and here to help you with what is going on in your life. Together, let’s figure out what is getting in the way of you living your best life. Is it relationships, low mood, anxiety, depression, anger or life transitions? Even if you don’t know, we will figure it out! I use a variety of techniques to address issues such as anxiety, depression, divorce recovery, stress, relationship difficulties, mood disorders, life transitions and much more. It’s important to me that my clients feel they are in a non-judgmental safe space to process what they are going through. My clinical approach is evidence-based treatment. I utilize a variety of interventions including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Person-Centered, Solution Focused and Walk and Talk Therapy. I work with ages 18+ with a range of concerns. I work hard to provide an environment that is warm, welcoming, positive, safe, and collaborative. I started in this industry leading divorce recovery groups. I went on to lead a variety of other groups including divorce recovery, single moms, and anxiety. Life can sometimes be a struggle and asking for help isn’t always easy, but I hope you will reach out so together we can create a therapeutic relationship that will promote hope, growth, and healing. I offer sessions both virtually and in-person.

Next available: May 28

Steven Losardo

(he/him)

Steven Losardo profile image
LMFT
5 years of experience
Solution oriented
Open-minded
Virtual
Welcome! There is no beauty in "settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living." It is time to be courageous and see what might be causing you to settle. In the midst, I will use cognitive behavioral because I know it therapy works in actual clinical practice. While it may require hope, perseverance, and patience, you'll be glad you did! I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the State of Illinois, Colorado, and Florida. I received a Master of Science degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Northwestern University (NU). I am trained with a systemic view of change, using empirically-based information that the profession and I know works. Additionally, I have a Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling, focusing on Marriage and Family from Liberty University, obtaining clinical training in faith-based solutions. The convergence of ideologies from these two schools helps my aspirational core values of acceptance, appreciation, diversity and inclusion.

Next available: May 30

Myrna Pledger

(she/her)

Myrna Pledger profile image
LCPC
22 years of experience
Virtual
Hi, I'm Myrna. Do you sometimes feel that you don't fit in or that others are taking advantage of your kindness? Do you feel that others undervalue you and your contributions and that the goal post you have been assigned by others to reach keeps getting moved further away from you? I help abuse victims and survivors to appreciate themselves, their goals, their achievements, and their own individual beauty. Together we can work to help you to separate your individual goals and aspirations from those that you may have adapted in order to please others. Whether it is self-acknowledged engrained attitudes and beliefs acquired from parental, educational, religious, or social conditioning that has caused you to undervalue yourself and value other's opinions of you above your own self-assessment or whether the cause is unknown, I can help you. We will use a solutions-focused approach that utilizes practical and proven techniques that address both your emotional, mental, and physical needs. I incorporate bible verses, history, and personality assessments to assist you in seeing your place in the world and recognizing yourself as a valuable individual. In our sessions together, you will be met with respect and appreciation. I look forward to working with you.

Next available: May 29

Abayomi Nichols

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Abayomi Nichols profile image
LCPC
20 years of experience
Virtual
Compassionate care paired with non- judgemental expertise is my specialty. I work with parents,children,couples,teens on a variety of issuesYou can expect honesty ,skill and authenticity in every session.Using EMDR ( eye- movement desensitization retraining) we can separate the emotion from the trauma.Using CBT ( cognitive behavioral therapy)we can tap into thinking that is limiting you and correct it. I often tell people that " long after you have forgotten my name you will have tools that,you,your family and friends can use".You can pass on a legacy of emotional health to your offspring.I look forward to working with you to make the world a better place!

Next available: May 30

Maria Meintanis

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Maria Meintanis profile image
LCPC
10 years of experience
Virtual
I'm a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) based in the Chicago Suburbs. I have 10 years of experience working in Residential Treatment, Partial Hospitalization, and Intensive Outpatient programs with women with mood disorders, eating disorders and trauma symptoms. I balance processing the memories and beliefs that keep clients stuck with building tangible skills that can help them manage their emotions outside of therapy.

Next available: May 29

Cecily M. Neita

Cecily M. Neita profile image
LCPC
13 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Solution oriented
Virtual
In-person
1820 Ridge Road...
Cecily is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and is National Board Certified. She earned a master’s degree in counseling from Chicago State University and has worked with a variety of clients to include children, adolescents, adults, families, and couples. Cecily uses a variety of approaches to address client’s unique needs. Her work focuses on making mental health more relevant and accessible for Black women and she uses Biblical Counseling. So often the stigma surrounding mental health issues and therapy prevents Black women from taking the step of seeing a therapist. I provide a safe space for clients to be themselves without judgement while on their healing journey. I am a strong believer in meeting people where they are. READY TO TALK? I would love to connect with you.

Next available: Jun 4

Sakina Crosby

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Sakina Crosby profile image
LCPC
19 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Open-minded
Virtual
Whether you're dealing with life stressors, relationship issues or cycles of anxiety and depression, I'm here to help. Together, we can identify what's not working and get you back to balance. We'll use a whole self approach, addressing the needs of your mind, body and spirit to help you develop a stronger relationship with yourself. Seeking therapy can feel scary, but you're making the right choice. You deserve a safe space to heal and grow. In our sessions together, I'll meet you with compassion and evidence-based techniques so you can overcome the unhelpful thinking styles, hang-ups, and habits holding you back.

Next available: May 28

Ilana Morgan-Lopez

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Ilana Morgan-Lopez profile image
LCSW
10 years of experience
Open-minded
Warm
Virtual
Hi! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and I have been practicing in the mental health field with adolescents and adults for the past 10 years. In working with a client, I focus on creating an environment in which you will feel at ease and respected. I have an ability to quickly establish rapport which helps you to actively work with me towards your identified goals. My client-centered approach allows you to openly share issues you feel are causing distress and explore ways in which you would like to make changes.

Next available: May 28

Brianna Palacios

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Brianna Palacios profile image
LCPC
9 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Open-minded
Virtual
Greetings! I am so glad you are here and exploring participating in therapy services. My name is Brianna, and I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Illinois. I hold a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Wheaton College and have been in the therapy field for the last 8 years. I work with Children, Adolescents and Adults as well as families and specialize in treating Anxiety and Depressive Disorders, Trauma, Mood/ Behavior, and Family Systems work. I most commonly use Narrative Therapy, ACT and Trauma Informed- CBT approaches with my clients as well as Art and Play Therapy. I take an individualized approach with each client or family, and strongly believe in forming a strong base of trust and transparency with all of my clients. I approach therapy from a place of sincerity and compassion, believing all clients have unique gifts and strengths. We will work collaboratively to tailor sessions to your needs and goals, placing high importance on openness, stability, and authenticity in the therapy relationship at all times. For clients interested in partnering together, if you do not see anything in my calendar that works for you, you are welcome to email me at: brianna@palacioscounseling.com. I am happy to see if something may work, and if not to add you to my waiting list if you would like, so that I may contact you when a new opening comes up.

Next available: Jun 11

Sarah Olson

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Sarah Olson profile image
LCSW
13 years of experience
Warm
Direct
Authentic
Virtual
Hello! I welcome you to take a look at my profile. I love what I do, which is helping people, one person at a time. I am an LCSW in Illinois and Texas and have been an LCSW since 2010. I received my Masters of Social Work (MSW) in 2005. I have various experiences in mental health counseling, child welfare, corrections, training of social workers and some adjunct teaching. I enjoy working with individuals, couples and families. I use a range of modalities, from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing, and in general, I am a good listener. I look forward to working with you!

Next available: May 31

Miyoung Seo

(she/her)

Miyoung Seo profile image
LCSW
13 years of experience
Challenging
Intelligent
Virtual
Welcome! I'm Mimi (Miyoung) Take a moment to acknowledge you've taken the first step towards bettering your mental health because, let's be honest - starting therapy can be empowering, confusing, or scary, all at the same time. I strive to create a safe and welcoming environment that allows clients to explore obstacles with concerns related to anxiety, depression, and/or self-care. I focus on helping clients develop assertive communication & boundaries with themselves and those around them that can help improve their quality of life. Counseling can foster personal development in whatever way you may be seeking and help build the life you so deeply deserve. If that's what you're looking for, I'm here when you're ready to share.

Next available: May 29

Somer Muhs

(she/her)

Somer Muhs profile image
LCPC
6 years of experience
Open-minded
Holistic
Warm
Virtual
Hello, my name is Somer, and I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) based in Illinois. I am also licensed in Indiana as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC). I received my Master’s of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Ball State University. My clinical training included both a low income university clinic treating children and adults, and a community mental health facility where I treated children, adolescents, families, and foster families. I have volunteer experience with the National Suicide Hotline, working with adult female victims of domestic violence, and working with people experiencing poverty. Since graduating, I’ve worked at a private practice focusing on treating children, adolescents, families, and young adults. I’ve seen a wide range of clients from age six through twenties with various presenting problems. I’ve also worked as a clinical supervisor, overseeing both counseling graduate interns and pre licensed counselors.

Next available: May 28

Tekoa Jaddua

Tekoa Jaddua profile image
LCPC
20 years of experience
Virtual
Hello My Name is Tekoa I am a Licenced Clinical Professional Counselor and I specialize in Addiction Therapy and all that comes along with it. Has drug or alcohol use taken a toll on your life? Impacting your livelihood, family, job? Can't find your way out? Is desperation the norm? Let me help. Allow me to share in your dreams of sobriety, recovery and wholeness. Let's walk step by step through this maze, as it will be safe with me, as you open up and begin your journey. Together we'll work to build from low self-worth, shame, guilt, unforgiveness, denial, lies, pain and loss. I am a straightforward type of therapist, with no tiptoeing around the issues, and no blaming others, solution-focused. Focusing on how you got here and the plan on getting out. Paired with the understanding that it is you who are responsible for your life choices and you are responsible for your life changes. You can do this, let's do it together.

Next available: May 28

Ken Summers

Ken Summers profile image
LMFT
13 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Holistic
Virtual
In-person
3101 Airport Rd...
Hello! I'm a Christian Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Illinois. I received my Master's from Capella University in Minnesota and have practiced in Illinois for 13 years. Previously, I was a licensed and ordained youth pastor for almost 24 years. I love to help couples, parents, and their children navigate through challenging life and relational issues toward restoration and health.

Next available: May 28

Suzette Jacob

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Suzette Jacob profile image
LCSW
10 years of experience
Open-minded
Warm
Virtual
Hello, I'm Suzette, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker dedicated to guiding individuals on their unique journeys. I am experienced in assisting people dealing with issues related to sports performance, depression, anxiety, life transitions, and stress management. I'm committed to unlocking potential and elevating lives. I'm here to create a safe space where you can explore your journey, with a holistic approach that considers your needs, challenges, and aspirations.

Next available: May 28

Ashlee Pullen

Ashlee Pullen profile image
LCSW
10 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and am currently located in the Chicagoland area. I received my Masters of Social Work from Howard University in Washington, DC and have been working in the field for 10 years. I have worked with a multitude of different client populations to include: youth, adults, military, unhoused, chronic illnesses, addictions and an array of different mental health diagnoses. My goal in working with my clients is to help them find joy in their lives however that looks for them.

Next available: May 28

Kendra Pepper Graham

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Kendra Pepper Graham profile image
LCSW
1 year of experience
Virtual
Welcome! I'm Kendra Pepper-Graham, LCSW I am so glad you are here! We all have a journey, and this path may come with twists and turns. Many of them are unwanted and feel extremely overwhelming. Thank you for exploring ways to change your life. Connection and compassion are my keys to starting your new life. Building a strong, safe environment for you to feel comfortable, is vital in therapy. My approach is based on strength’s perspective and client-centered therapy working together to achieve the outcomes you need. Each member of a family experiences and communicates those stressors differently. Let me assist you in experiencing improved communication and piecing together a new path! I strive to create a safe and welcoming environment that allows clients to explore obstacles with concerns related to anxiety, depression, and/or self-care. I focus on helping clients develop assertive communication & boundaries with themselves and those around them that can help improve their quality of life. Counseling can foster personal development in whatever way you may be seeking and help build the life you so deeply deserve. If that's what you're looking for, I'm here when you're ready to share!

Next available: Jun 1

PEGGY J GARRETT

PEGGY J GARRETT profile image
LCSW
24 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
19 Peachtree Pl...
I am Licensed Clinical social worker and have provided services for clients from 13 - 60 . I received my Masters in Social Work in 2000 and immediately began to work toward getting my license as an LCSW. In 2005, I received my license . I worked with adolescent teens for over 20 years and have also worked with parents, couples, and provided individual therapy to all age ranges and genders. I specifically enjoy working with trauma clients as their need to overcome and become empowered is so important to their life. I have experience in most mental health disorders and feel confident and competent to do therapy with all people. I provide a safe place that is warm and encouraging for my clients. I am non-judgmental, empathetic and understanding of the needs of my clients. I will always strive to be professional and ethical with my clients

Next available: May 28

Kristen Wilson

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Kristen Wilson profile image
LCSW
9 years of experience
Virtual
Welcome! My name is Kristen Wilson and I am a licensed clinical social worker in both Florida and Illinois. I received my Master's in Social Work from Aurora University in Illinois. I have been a school social worker since 2007, working in various schools in both Illinois and then Florida. I became licensed in Illinois in 2015 and Florida in 2019. Since 2019, I have been providing both in-person and tele- therapy to individuals and couples.

Next available: Jun 1

Justin Cody

Justin Cody profile image
LCPC
4 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) based out of Central Illinois. I have been practicing for 4 years. Life is a journey, and as with all journeys there are ups and downs. I am here to help you manage the journey of life. When you feel stuck, or you cannot seem to get back up, I am here to help you get back up and on you way again. Through a Christian lens, I will help you through life.

Next available: May 28

Michael Parks

Michael Parks profile image
LCSW
19 years of experience
Virtual
I am a 47-year-old white Christian male that has been married for 29 years. I have three kids 26,19 and 16. I also have a spunky granddaughter who is five years old. I have a Master in Psych, as well as a MSW in Social Work. I also carry a CADC for work in Substance Abuse. I received my MSW from SIUC in Carbondale Illinois. I have been working in Mental health for the last 19 years in one way or another. I currently work at my day job with children 5-12, to assist with ADD, Anger, Sexual Abuse, grief etc. I have also worked with adults in the past. I am looking to be that calm helping hand in the storm that you are experiencing.

Next available: May 29

Jessica L. Novak, LCSW, CADC

Jessica L. Novak, LCSW, CADC profile image
LCSW
22 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
450 E Market St...
*** ATTENTION: Please do NOT schedule yourself on this platform (Grow Therapy), as I am managing 2 separate scheduling calendars. Please view availability offered and then call/text me at 630-708-0392 to let me know your desired days/times for appointments. Once confirmed with me, you may then set up an appointment here, and fill out your intake information. Thank you! *** Hello there! My name is Jessica, and I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor (CADC). I have over 22 years of experience working with children (8+), adolescents, adults, and families. It is a privilege assisting others as they navigate life transitions, painful loss, emotional distress, and circumstances that may be preventing them from facilitating change and moving towards a future they'd like to see. I obtained a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree and a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree at George Williams College at Aurora University. I have a diverse background of professional experience, as I have worked in school settings; in partnerships with local police departments; in inpatient and outpatient programs in behavioral health hospitals; supplying psycho-educational materials and groups for youth and adolescents; presenting at seminars for other professionals in the field; and providing individual, family, and group therapy in a variety of settings.

Next available: May 28

Kari Regan

(she/her)

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LCPC
9 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) based in Illinois. I went to school at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology for my Masters in Counseling Psychology. For my internship I worked at a probation department with the Gender-Specific caseload; specifically concentrating on women who struggled with severe circumstances. I worked with that population for almost five years with my LPC and then moved to Medication-Assisted clients in the Addictions field for about two years. I received my LCPC and transitioned to private practice, where I've been working for over two years.

Next available: Jun 6

Tarica Riley - Christian Counselor

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LCSW
12 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Board Certified Professional Christian Counselor. I received my Masters degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and additional training for my Christian Counseling certification from Light University. I combine my mental health training, to help you understand your symptoms, with God's Word, to help you receive hope and healing from the Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace (Isaiah 9:6).

Next available: Jun 3

Samantha Knobbe

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LCSW
9 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with a Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work from Aurora University. I am based in Illinois and have over 9 years of experience in many different capacities of the mental health field. I work with individuals (children and adults). I do my best to create a warm, inviting, safe, and judgement free environment.

Next available: May 30

Tracy Rugg

(she/her)

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LCSW
3 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker based in Illinois. I have worked in the field of Social Work for 24 years at the Bachelor's level, including case management for at-risk youth, CPS investigations and medical social work. I received my Master's of Science in Social Work from the University of Louisville and have been practicing for three years. I assist adults dealing with anxiety, depression and trauma with recognizing triggers/barriers to successful living and then learning to effectively reframe in order to be a better version of themselves.

Next available: May 28

Fritz Gelin

(he/him)

Fritz Gelin profile image
LCPC
15 years of experience
Virtual
Do you feel at times that you are overwhelmed due to tasks and demands coming at you from different directions? You are overburdened and do not know which directions to choose from? I help individuals identify and prioritize current stressors so that they can solve them and improve their daily functioning. We will work together so that the outcomes benefit you and your living conditions. I can integrate a variety of therapy and self-help approaches to help with the issues at hand, including Solution-Focused Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. You deserve a safe place where you feel understood and encouraged to grow. In our sessions together, I will help you create that space around you so that you can grow. I hope we can work together to fulfill that goal.

Next available: May 31

Michele Cruz

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LCPC
7 years of experience
Virtual
I have worked in the mental health field for over 8 years learning skills to pass on to clients. My goal is to help clients create plans to succeed on their journey. Together we can find the obstacles that stand in front of you and work to overcome them. I strive to help clients find the “why” behind their actions and help them see what is helping and what needs to change to succeed.

Next available: May 30

Julie Sellner/Perry

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LCPC
23 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
1431 Lourdes Ro...
Hi I am a licensed clinical professional counselor and prior to that I was a register nurse. I have been in private practice for over 20 years and have seen people with all types of mental health issues and emotional issues and my goal is to help you find healing and the best version of yourself. I have a love for people and have been in the helping field a long time. If you are interested in knowing my passion and heart check out my website and what my calling is about https://www.mended-hearts.org

Next available: May 31

Michelle Piller

(she/her)

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LCPC
6 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Therapist (LCPC) based in Atlanta, GA and serving clients in Illinois. I received my M.Ed. in counseling from DePaul University and my training and professional experience with adolescent and young adult clients in a variety of settings (a behavioral health center, college wellness center, and therapeutic school) and levels of care (outpatient, intensive outpatient program (IOP), partial hospitalization program (PHP), and residential treatment). My primary goal in my work with clients is to help them identify their own values and goals and to support them in making healthy changes in their thoughts, behaviors, and self-care.

Next available: May 28

Loretta Echols

(she/her)

Loretta Echols profile image
LCSW
13 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I’m a Licensed Clinical Social Worker based in Illinois. I received my Masters from the University of St. Francis and have been practicing over 13 years. I offer personalized psychotherapy services tailored to meet your unique needs. Together we’ll work towards uncovering insights, developing coping strategies, and fostering positive change. Let’s embark on this journey of self discovery and transformation together.

Next available: May 28

Shari Ramsey

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LCPC
24 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Virtual
In-person
7124 Windsor La...
I am an Illinois and Wisconsin Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) who has extensive experience working with individuals, groups, couples, and families. I earned my Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology from Benedictine University, where the prominent perspective was person-centered therapy. I have worked with several different client populations including couples with marriage difficulties, adults struggling with depression, anxiety, and other life adjustment issues, physically and sexually abused adolescents and adults, adolescents with mental health issues related to school, home, adjustment, or mental illness, and even adolescents and adults on the verge of suicide. In working with these populations, I have gained vast experience in family dynamics and feel it is important to focus on the whole system, especially when a child is involved. I have also been trained in DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) and EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), and I feel many adults and adolescents could greatly benefit from learning these skills. God is our ultimate counselor and His word is referenced and prayed from as part of the healing process.

Next available: May 31

Kristen Cree

(she/her)

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LCSW
10 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker based in Illinois and soon to be Tennessee as well. I've been working with children and adults since 2009 when I received my Masters in Social Work in Iowa. I enjoy working with children, teenagers, and adults and have worked with clients through private mental health agencies, within the public school system, and through special education services.

Next available: May 28

Melissa Pazen

(she/her)

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LCSW
19 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Illinois. I received my Master's Degree more than 20 years ago and have been helping people improve their mental health ever since. I use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, the most widely accepted therapy available today, to help you reframe thoughts and align your emotions with your thoughts. I help clients become the best version of themselves.

Next available: May 28

Megan Gunier

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LCSW
10 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Social worker (LCSW) practicing in Illinois. I earned my Master's in Social Work from the University of Illinois- Chicago, and I have dedicated the past 14 years to the social work field. My primary focus is as a school social worker, where I specialize in supporting youth and their families as they navigate the challenges of school and life.

Next available: May 30

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