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Julie Schrader

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LCPC
9 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
In-person
Peoria, IL, USA
11 mi
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: Apr 29

Ana L Perez

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LCPC
20 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
Hello there ! I am Ana Do you find your self stuck in life? , do you find difficult to relate to other people in social settings? Lack confidence ? Do you feel misunderstood by those around you ? Hablas Español? I am here to help you overcome any barriers that can come your way; to feel free from unpleasant emotions, together we will explore new ways to cope and to bring up your better self , spiritually, mentally and emotionally. This is your time and space to feel completely safe and understood . I am looking forward to meet you !

Next available: May 11

Bonnie Lansing

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LCPC
13 years of experience
Open-minded
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
I believe strength resides in all of us. I can and will be at times very blunt and to the point, but I do know that this is your life being discussed not mine. I have an inclusive feminist background and am comfortable working with all genders. I believe that laughter is the best medicine and that everyone is capable of living the best life possible. I live in a multi dog/cat/parrot household and odds are good you will not just hear them but may occasionally see them. No worries they don’t judge and have been sworn to HIPAA secrecy.

Next available: May 3

Drew Caldwell

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LCPC
4 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Open-minded
Virtual
In-person
813 12th St, La...
160 mi
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: Apr 24

Kibibi Jordan

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LCPC
5 years of experience
Virtual
I believe in the counseling therapeutic process which is vital in the task of achieving change in one’s life. Everyone must cope with life experiences and in some instances those situations become too difficult to handle alone. It is a time in everyone’s life where one may need to obtain assistance with life stressors. There is no shame in seeking out help to take action that is needed for change. Counseling is the catalyst for one to become educated on how to deal with those challenging issues. My view is that counseling is a journey of self-exploration by the client meant to increase their level in understanding themselves in a more enlighten manner. I as a counselor will guide and facilitate that journey. Along that journey I will give essential advice to the client to discover the solutions for those issues. It is also my job to assist in identifying as well as developing and mobilizing the client’s own resources to solve those problems. The goal is to understand the problems the client is dealing with, and then to pursue effective treatment options. I will be supportive and sympathetic to help clients overcome self-imposed obstacles.

Next available: Apr 24

Helen Roberts

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LCPC
23 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Intelligent
Virtual
Hi, nice to meet you; my name is Helen Roberts. I’ve been a therapist since 2000, graduating from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. I have a unique combination of 20-plus years of experience working with Christian Counseling, Trauma Treatment, Attachment Therapy, Sexual Addiction, Betrayal trauma, Couples, Adults, and children. I began seeing clients two years earlier while working as a secondary therapist with families having children at risk of being removed, as well as attachment issues. I am trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), CBT with children, Attachment therapy, and as a Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist and many other modalities. I am board certified by the National Board of Certified Counselors. I started the Trauma and Recovery Center in Green Bay, WI. I was one the founding members of Peace Makers Ministries and Under His Wings Ministries, working with attachment issues, trauma recovery, and Christian counseling. In 2015, I began training as a Certified Sexual, Addiction Therapist (CSAT), supervised by Dr. Kenneth Adams. I was trained in Betrayal Trauma by Dr. Kevin Skinner. Since that time, I have continued to work with attachment, adoption issues, trauma issues, sexual addiction, pornography addiction, anxiety, depression, and betrayal trauma. These types of therapy mean that I can work with you if you have difficulty connecting with your mom or dad, saw or experienced abandonment or rejection, or were involved with a traumatic (to you) event. I work with children, couples, individuals, and families. You deserve recovery and healing with a well-trained therapist who specializes in the modalities for your healing. I know you may not know how to fix your situation or relationship right now, but I know how to help. Request an appointment today; let’s start the conversation.

Next available: May 7

Jasmine McCully, LCSW, LICSW, LMSW

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LCSW
14 years of experience
Virtual
Hi, I'm Jasmine! Inviting someone into your most personal space can be intimidating, scary, and daunting. Getting to this point of reading my bio is a huge step. Just know that I am SUPER excited that you have taken that step! Are you struggling with life transitions? Are you having difficulty maintaining healthy/positive relationships? Do you find it difficult to be kind to yourself? I help those having difficulty in these areas. We can work together to get you back on track and develop strategies to cope and manage. Some of the methods I utilize to help are cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, solution focused therapy, and client-centered therapy. I also integrate mindfulness, journaling, and meditation--just to name a few! I will meet you with compassion and evidence-based practices. I hope that we can take steps TOGETHER towards achieving your therapy goals and I look forward to working with you!

Next available: May 6

Gina Gaston PhD,LCSW

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LCSW
20 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
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: Apr 22

Heather Gunderson

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LMFT
28 years of experience
Empowering
Intelligent
Holistic
Virtual
I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Illinois who helps people who are struggling emotionally, socially, and relationally. Everyone goes through challenges and conflicts in life and it can be frustrating to know when and where to get help. I can help with those struggles so that you can create real and lasting change. My approach with my clients is thoughtfully direct and relational. I have been in practice since 1995 and have experience helping with anxiety, depression, divorce, self esteem, relational issues, developmental transitional issues, parent-child issues, behavior issues, and academic issues. As a systemic therapist, I am focused on both the client's needs and the dynamics of the systems they are involved in to better assess and address potential issues and resolutions. Working through life's challenges can be overwhelming. Starting counseling can be a positive first step toward changing your life. I look forward to working with you!

Next available: Apr 22

Oliver M. Williams

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LCSW
42 years of experience
Intelligent
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
Greetings. I am Oliver M. Williams. Are you struggling to make sense of the life circumstances that cause you to feel stuck? Or, do you desire to create a life for yourself that is reflective of you being your highest good? I enjoy using my high energy, compassionate, four decades of behavioral health experience to assist you in becoming greater than your circumstances. My approach is eclectic, utilizing numerous evidence based strategies along with a firm application of the creative process necessary to navigate the change and transformation process. I am a self published author of two books. Additionally, I write short articles related to specific topics important in pursuing personal development that I am happy to share with you. If you are interested in addressing issues that stop you from being your greatest possibility, we'll work together to overcome any challenges that stop you from having the life you desire.

Next available: Apr 23

Howard Bernstein

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PsyD
20 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who is licensed in Chicago and New York City. I earned my doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Yeshiva University in New York City and am also a Columbia University graduate (B.A. Psychology). I have over 20 years' experience helping people manage anxiety (panic, phobias, obsessions and compulsions, trauma), depression, interpersonal/relationship issues, and anger. I also work with older adults and individuals with physical challenges. I use cognitive behavioral and mindfulness/stress management psychotherapy approaches to help people make positive changes in their lives by changing the way they act, think, feel, and interact with others, as well as manage stress more effectively.

Next available: Apr 26

Derrick Wright

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LCSW
5 years of experience
Challenging
Warm
Virtual
Hello, I am licensed in Illinois and Missouri with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping teens, adults, couples, families, veterans and military personnel with stress and anxiety, addictions, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process. Professional experience and additional areas of focus: Adoption and Foster Care, Cancer, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Impulsivity, Men's Issues, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Post-traumatic Stress, Self-Harm, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexuality, Young Adult Issues Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Next available: Apr 22

Michelle Robinson

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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: Apr 23

Melissa Forte, LCPC, NCC, CCMHC, PEL

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Melissa Forte, LCPC, NCC, CCMHC, PEL profile image
LCPC
16 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
Hi There! My name is Melissa I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with a Master's Degree from Lewis University. My background encompasses many different areas to include the mental health field, educational academic and career performance, corporate business and training, and EAP. I have 11 years in K-12 and higher education counseling and teaching experience as well as over 15 years in corporate business. My passion and vast experience in all of these settings and now within the clinical mental health setting for almost 7 years is how I thrive to assist all individuals in achieving complete satisfaction and success in all aspects of life! I love with working individuals from young adulthood as well as adults as they become well rounded, healthy human beings as they struggle with relationship issues, anxiety and stress, depression, self esteem, healthy boundaries, parenting concerns, and family conflict. Guiding all individuals, from youth to adulthood, towards the healthiest path in all self care domains is my goal! Being client-centered and focused on unconditional positive regard, my strong skills of empathy, rapport, and non-judgement are what I strive for in a successful therapeutic relationship. As I support you on your journey, be assured in knowing I am here to listen, connect, and provide you with the healthiest direction in order to reach your goals and your highest potential!

Next available: Apr 23

Dr. Don J Feeney, Jr

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PhD
44 years of experience
Virtual
Valuing client uniqueness means utilizing advanced, empathic interventions for self-acceptance in working through anxiety, panic, depression, trauma and attaining emotional regulation. Rebalancing distorted beliefs assists clients in the relief of anger, guilt, shame, self-sabotage. Differentiation & specifically designed working-through processes reflect maximizing unique client traits! Each client is identified as unique in their needs with subjective emotional experiences and cognitive structures requiring specific, individualized treatment plans and strategic interventions. These are tailored to facilitate optimum therapeutic progress. Licensed Ph.D. clinical psychologist IL, certified alcohol & drug counselor, over 40 yrs clinical practice focused on accessing empowering, unique client potentials that assist in the resolution/transformation of presenting issues through Self-Mastery. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is solution-focused on facilitating meaningful change for problem resolution Certified Neuro-Linguistic programmer-NLP, author 5 books (Motifs of Life Altering Experiences): emphasis on your unique life-transforming events/experiences which serve as a basis to help you attend to the quality of how you are dealing with stress, relationships, and conflicted emotions to develop your Self Functioning in more effective, satisfying ways.

Next available: Apr 25

Crystal R Williams,

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Crystal R Williams,  profile image
LCSW
15 years of experience
Empowering
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hello, my name is Crystal Williams, and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) as well as Licensed Social worker (LSW) in the state of Illinois. I have been a practicing clinician for over 13 years. My focus I clinical practice with Adult's seeking individual and/or couple's therapy for short term therapy. I have had clients from all different racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds. I specialize in the following treatment conditions: Anxiety/ Panic Attacks, Stress management, Relationship issues, Parenting issues/ Parent/child issues, Self Esteem/Self-identity concerns, Communication/ Boundaries, Coping skills, LGBTQIA+, grief counseling etc.

Next available: Apr 22

Lynn Ford

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LCSW
11 years of experience
Open-minded
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hi, I am Lynn Ford. I am a licensed clinical social worker who utilizes a variety of evidenced based strategies to provide you with the tools you require to address your treatment goals. My belief is that therapy should be client-driven and goal-oriented. I have over a decade of experience working with people of all ages, including children, but my focus has recently been on 18-75 years of age with anxiety, depression, adjustment disorder, grief, ADHD and communication issues in regards to relationships and parenting. I strive to provide a safe, non-judgmental, unbiased environment to empower individuals to explore their beliefs and concerns while gaining or enhancing skills to address their therapeutic needs.

Next available: Apr 26

Dr. Bianca Clark

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Dr. Bianca Clark profile image
LCSW
15 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
Hi! My name is Dr. Bianca Clark and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). I have a doctorate degree in Advanced Studies in Human Behavior, I have a Bachelors and Masters degree in Social Work. My bachelors degree is from Loyola University Chicago and my masters degree is from Chicago State University. I reside in the Chicagoland area. I have worked in behavioral health, outpatient mental health, psychiatric services, and crisis. My background is in Child Welfare, Juvenile Delinquency, Juvenile Probation, and Mental Health.

Next available: Apr 27

Jordan J Litvak

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Jordan J Litvak profile image
LCSW
43 years of experience
Authentic
Direct
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hello! I am a graduate from the University of Illinois School of Social Work Champaign-Urbana. I also received training at the Center for Family Studies/The Family Institute of Chicago and am a Fellow in the American Group Psychotherapy Association. As a senior clinician, I have logged numerous hours of training and practice in the provision of trauma informed care, serious mental illness and treatment for addictions, anxiety, and depression. My approach is cognitive, interpersonal, and trauma informed utilizing family systems theory and enhanced by many years of experience with diverse populations. I have expertise in working with adolescents and adults in both individual, couples, group, and family therapy. I believe if you can change how you think, you can change how you feel. I also believe humor is an important element in the change process. It helps one cope with problematic patterns and emotions in a way that is palatable to the soul, encouraging motivation for growth. It is important to be able to laugh as you grow in therapy, making the process less intimidating and more satisfying. Having me as your therapist will open up new ways of looking at yourself and encourage novel ways of thinking about the concerns that brought you into therapy. First, it is important to find relief, then hope, then the capacity to change what you want to improve in your life. You will know early on in therapy, if we are a good match for each other and whether I can help you make the changes in your life that you are wanting to accomplish.

Next available: Apr 25

Elizabeth Dubiel

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LCPC
8 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Open-minded
Virtual
Hello! At the beginning, my focus will be on getting to know you. Everyone has a story to tell and as you tell yours, I will be looking for your personal character strengths (we all have them). Your character strengths will help you achieve the positive change(s) you are seeking. Once I get a grasp on your strengths, we will combine your natural strengths with new strategies and supports from a variety of research-based resources. It is my goal that each and every counseling session be preventative, proactive, and/or empowering. Often, you will be given homework so the therapy continues even when we are not meeting. My specialty areas include: depression, anxiety, grief, couple/marriage counseling, Christian counseling, identity issues , recovery after a separation or divorce, infidelity, new transitions, career/college counseling, general stress, work environment issues, impostor syndrome, teacher/administration/education work-related stress, the stress that comes with being a parent, infertility, and being overwhelmed with responsibilities. My career started in education. My career in education spanned 18 years and included being: an elementary teacher, a middle school guidance counselor, a high school guidance counselor, and a college adjunct psychology professor. In my current position as a licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC), I have been in practice since 2016. I absolutely love what I do and I take the job very seriously.

Next available: Apr 23

Rachael Stewart

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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: Apr 22

Angelo Georgacopoulos

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LCPC
12 years of experience
Direct
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
Hi. My name is Angelo Georgacopoulos. I am licensed in Illinois as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with over 12 years experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, family conflicts, self-esteem, relationships, couples therapy, confidence and career difficulties. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to help navigate & empower you in that journey.

Next available: Apr 29

Tamara Lewis

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LCSW
10 years of experience
Direct
Challenging
Authentic
Virtual
In-person
1600 Golf Rd, R...
122 mi
My name is Tamara S. Lewis, I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I have been working in the Behavioral Health Field for nearly 10 years and in Private Practice for the last 5yrs. I work with couples who struggle with communication, conflict management and intimacy issues. I work with individuals who struggle with anxiety and depression. I am a transformative therapist. I teach individuals and couples the tools necessary to transform their lives and relationships in a way that is meaningful for them. I teach skills that clients are able to utilize outside of the therapy space to mange day to day life events long after therapy has ended. I take great pride in the progress and success of my clients and look forward to helping you

Next available: Apr 22

Abayomi Nichols

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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: Apr 25

Katie Catalano

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LCSW
10 years of experience
Virtual
Do you feel overwhelmed by work, relationships, or life in general? Are you unsure of where to start on your own journey of self-exploration? As if you're the passenger in the car guiding you through life unable to take control or paralyzed with indecision? Taking the step to start therapy is significant and I hope to create a space where you feel safe and encouraged to be brave. I am a licensed clinical social worker who has been working in the mental health field for over 10 years. I received my Masters degree from the University of Chicago and have experience working in a variety of outpatient settings and emergency services before my transition to private practice. Given both my professional and lived experience, I specialize in working with adults experiencing anxiety, low self-esteem, depression, trauma, and relational issues. Additionally, I work with couples experiencing difficulties with conflict management and intimacy issues.

Next available: Apr 23

liliana cardona

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LCPC
8 years of experience
Empowering
Intelligent
Holistic
Virtual
I believe in the healing power of a strong therapeutic alliance. My practice is based on the conviction that with the right support, everyone can effect change in their lives. My style is caring and not judgmental; I utilize Cognitive behavioral therapy, existential therapy, and Brief Cognitive hypnosis to guide you in the process of learning new skills to manage your thoughts, emotions and behavior. I am clinically licensed in the states of Illinois, Texas, Utah and Minnesota. I have been providing therapy through video sessions for more than three years. I am bilingual in Spanish and English. I am a painter and a poet; I consider that Art is another wonderful tool to achieve healing.

Next available: Apr 23

Dr. Kelly Chaney, Ed.D.,

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LCPC
14 years of experience
Authentic
Open-minded
Direct
Virtual
When life be Life'n and you feel that you are in a choke hold, this is when support is most needed. I am Dr. Chaney, a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LCPC) based in Chicago. I received my doctoral degree from Governors State University in Counseling Education and Supervision and my Masters and Undergrad from Chicago State University. I have been practicing for over 10 years. I specialize in helping adults struggling with anxiety, grief, self-doubt, bipolar and ADHD.

Next available: May 18

Leteria RS Price, LCPC

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LCPC
18 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Intelligent
Virtual
Hello, I'm Leteria and I am here for you. Looking for someone who will listen and try to understand? Need help in figuring out what you want or need? Do you want to better understand yourself and some of the decisions you've made or continue to make? Do you want help in communicating better with others? I want to help you understand yourself, your partner and the issues facing you. Let's figure it out together, where it's okay to be vulnerable, to not have to be strong all the time. Let's work on what you need and how you can get as close as possible. I have experience working with Teens, adults and couples. I have worked with survivors of abuse and trauma for over 20 years through child welfare; as a result I extensive knowledge and understanding of the challenges parenting brings and what trauma can do to the individual and the family unit. My 15 specific years of counseling experience has afforded me the opportunity to work with individuals struggling with anxiety, panic episodes, self-esteem, PTSD, pre-marital counseling, infidelity issues and couples.

Next available: Apr 24

Leslie Scott

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LCSW
25 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
Open-minded
Virtual
Navigating through the paths of life can be challenging. You don't have to journey them alone. My name is Leslie Scott aka the Esteem Counselor. I am here to support you along your journey with a clinical road map and conversation to make your journey easier to endure. I am a licensed clinical social worker with 25 plus years of experience specializing in Culturally Based Therapy, Christian Counseling, Anxiety, Depression, Grief, Loss, Life Transitions, Relationships, Family, Couples, Trauma, Veterans, Diversity, Inclusion, and Narcissistic Abuse. I work with a diversity of clients and would welcome the opportunity to support you as you navigate through this phase of your life's journey.

Next available: May 6

Sarah Olson

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LCSW
13 years of experience
Warm
Direct
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: Apr 29

Shelena Clay

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LCPC
8 years of experience
Open-minded
Authentic
Challenging
Virtual
Shelena is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the state of Illinois and a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas. She has experience working with individuals, couples, and families. She received her BA in Psychology with a minor in Chemistry and her MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She loves working with individuals to help them reframe negative thinking and behaviors. She utilizes treatment modalities such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person Centered Therapy, and Reality Therapy. She believes that given the right tools we all can become the best version of ourselves.

Next available: Apr 23

Jeri Howell

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LCPC
27 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
107 E North St,...
85 mi
Hello!!! I am Jeri Howell a Licensed therapist from Illinois. I have a Master's Degree in Human Development Counseling and i have been practicing for over 25 years. I want to help people recognize their own strengths and build on the resilience they already possess. I work with individuals and couples as well as teens and young adults. I am available for telehealth and in person at the Be Well Therapy Center in Mt Sterling IL.

Next available: Apr 23

Ken Summers

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LMFT
13 years of experience
Solution oriented
Holistic
Authentic
Virtual
In-person
3101 Airport Rd...
26 mi
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: Apr 23

Lynette G. Collins

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LCPC
14 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
I am a licensed clinical professional counselor from Chicago IL. I have 13 years of experience providing therapy to an array of clients such as caregivers of people living with Alzheimer's disease, as well as women, people of color and the LGBTQIA+ community. I have experience in working with people attempting to cope with many concerns such as depression, anxiety, stress, grief, relational issues, career & work situations, self-esteem and caregiver stress. I was born and raised on the Westside of Chicago by a wonderful, dedicated single mother. She instilled in me the importance of education. I knew early on that I wanted to be in a helping profession. Navigating life as an black woman comes with many unique challenges. I choose this profession to support and guide others.

Next available: May 7

Aryn Pardieck

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LCPC
15 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! My name is Aryn Pardieck and I am a professional counselor based in Illinois. I have worked as a therapist for over 15 years. My style is warm and friendly. I specialize in working with the LGBTQ+ community, including transgender and nonbinary clients. I always provide gender-affirming care. I further specialize in treating OCD, anxiety disorders, depression, grief and loss, life transitions, and relationship challenges.

Next available: Apr 27

Meredith Patterson

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LCPC
6 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in Chicago, IL. I have been a practicing clinician since 2017. I have experience with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), psychoanalytic therapy, and mindfulness-based therapies. My treatment approach is rooted in evidence-based practices that focuses on how feelings affect thoughts which leads to behavior. I studied at National Louis University, where I obtained a Master’s degree in Community Counseling. I have worked in several settings including psychiatric hospitals for adolescents, intensive outpatient programs for adolescents and adults, in-home family therapy for adoptive children, and individual therapy in a community health clinic.

Next available: Apr 24

Anthony Brooks

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LCPC
16 years of experience
Virtual
I am a 3rd generation social services worker. I was born to help others, it is all I know. It is my passion. With nearly 20 years in the field, I have a wide array of experiences that help make me a well rounded practitioner. I I have worked with Department of Corrections, DCFS. I have experiences in both high acuity inpatient and intensive out patient therapy. Poly dynamics and LGBQT+ friendly.

Next available: May 6

Kendra Pepper Graham

(she/her)

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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: Apr 22

Shari Ramsey

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LCPC
24 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
7124 Windsor La...
119 mi
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: Apr 22

Precious Bradley

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LCPC
4 years of experience
Virtual
As a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, I bring a unique approach to my clinical work, empathizing with vulnerability as a key aspect, complemented by a strong sense of empathy and curiosity. I have a deep passion for the therapeutic process and a firm believer in the transformative power of change. I have spent years working with folks who are struggling with many different mental health issues; however, my specialties are listed below.

Next available: Apr 23

Loren Morris

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LCPC
9 years of experience
Virtual
I am a licensed clinical professional counselor providing therapy to address a range of challenges including anxiety, depression, ADHD as well as difficulties with communication and navigating conflict in relationships. Often individuals seek therapy after what they have tried on their own is not providing the change they are seeking. I provide a supportive and partnership approach to therapy incorporating tools to meet client goals.

Next available: Apr 24

Kristen Wilson

(she/her)

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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: Apr 27

Marianne Ogbonnaya

(she/her)

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LCPC
3 years of experience
Virtual
Hi, I’m Marianne Ogbonnaya. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in Illinois. I have been practicing for over 4 years. I specialize in self-esteem issues and will work with you to increase your confidence and sense of well-being. I work with a variety of individuals and provide culturally affirming counselling to BIPOC, with a focus on first-generation and immigrants

Next available: Apr 23

Jil Hus, PhD, LMHC, NCC, BC-TMH, ACS

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Jil Hus, PhD, LMHC, NCC, BC-TMH, ACS profile image
LCPC
11 years of experience
Virtual
Hello and welcome! I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) based in Northwest Indiana. I am also a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in Illinois. I received my Master's degree in Counseling from Purdue University Northwest and have been practicing for 11 years. Additionally, I received from PhD from Walden University in Counselor Education & Supervision. As an Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS), I provide supervision to counseling interns as well as associate and newly licensed clinicians. I am also a Certified Anxiety Treatment Professional (CCATP) who specializes in working with those with anxiety disorders. I am also a board-certified counselor with the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC).

Next available: May 3

Daffaney Burnside

(she/her)

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LCSW
6 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Open-minded
Virtual
As a child, I always wanted to pursue a career where I could assist with an individual’s growth, creativity and happiness. I learned at a young age the struggles that life can bring, not only through the inevitable, but also through situational traumas that we at times have to face and endure. Being an active member in the clinical field of helping professionals, I have certainly learned the importance of patience, empathy and peace. Identifying and securing ones’ purpose in life, creates the true masterpiece of one’s story. My goal is to assist you in your journey to self-actualization. ​

Next available: Apr 24

Kaleigh Zimmerman

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LCSW
3 years of experience
Open-minded
Warm
Virtual
As a Licensed Clinical Social worker I believe in helping you, to help yourself. Balancing the everyday challenges of life at work, at home and in relationships can be difficult to navigate alone. I will use a client-centered approach and various evidence-based practices to help you on your journey of self discovery and to manage stress, anxiety, depression, grief and trauma. Let’s work together to develop the skills and resources you already have, as well as discover new ones in order to problem solve and achieve measurable progress towards your therapeutic goals.

Next available: Apr 29

Sherri Larson

(she/her)

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LCPC
30 years of experience
Authentic
Challenging
Direct
Virtual
I have found that many people enter therapy not because of a complex mental health issue but because of a general feeling of life not being what they would like it to be. I've been there. Many years ago I embarked on my own personal growth journey and I believe that has made me a more compassionate, empathic therapist. I am very active in the therapeutic process and give direct feedback and suggestions for implementing lifestyle changes. I have been a therapist for over 30 years, specializing primarily in depression/anxiety, relationship issues, and addiction/alcoholism. I believe that pain shared is pain lessened and that people can and do recover from issues that have been troubling them for years. I work with individuals and couples. I utilize a cognitive behavioral approach. Think you're ready to start making the changes that you've been thinking about for quite some time? Call me. Let's talk about it. Evening and weekend appointments are available.

Next available: Apr 23

Heather Brown

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LCSW
15 years of experience
Virtual
Struggling with personal issues with intimacy, connection, romance, or sexuality can be scary and confusing. Having the right someone to work with you to help you get through those times and situations can be rewarding. Whether it’s to develop a way out of a difficult situation, learn how to cope, or explore aspects of yourself I am here to work with you. My primary focus is on issues that manifest themselves in a sexual nature or have a sexual aspect to them. I assist clients in identifying, understanding and overcoming issues of an intimate nature with grace and dignity.

Next available: Apr 23

Oluwatamilore odimayo

(he/him)

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LCPC
10 years of experience
Authentic
Intelligent
Virtual
In-person
917 Clocktower ...
60 mi
I am a Doctor of Psychology, a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, and a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor in Illinois. I am the author of the best-selling self-help book How to Be a Mental Health Savage. I am an avid mental health advocate who aims to reduce mental health stigma globally. I focus on a holistic approach to mental health improvement through intellectual stimulation, relationship restructuring, diet restructuring, and exercise. My extensive experience includes working with acute trauma care and counseling co-occurring disorders (mental health and substance abuse). I also provide custody evaluations, FOID appeal evaluations, and juvenile forensic evaluations.

Next available: May 2

Gerald Carreon

(he/him)

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LMFT
15 years of experience
Virtual
Aloha, I'm Gerald Are you at a point in life where your ready to make some much needed changes, but need support? I'm here for you, and together we can come up with a realistic plan to start doing things differently in order to live a more satisfying, meaningful life. I have lived in a number of places and have had many positive experiences working with diverse clients. I enjoy helping people help themselves and look forward to meeting you.

Next available: Apr 29

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