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Dr. Taliah Ziyad-Nau LCPC of Your Voice with Purpose PLLC

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Dr. Taliah Ziyad-Nau LCPC of Your Voice with Purpose PLLC, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
10 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
Intelligent
Virtual
Hi, I'm Dr. Taliah, Life sometimes leaves us unable to direct our attention. We're often being pulled towards many directions. If you have work, school, family or a recent life event you would like to process, I am here for you. If a recent life event has brought you distraction, grief or trauma and has you off of your game, let's get you back on track. I would be happy to support you in returning to your best self. Faith-based holistic approach, upon request.

Next available: Jul 19

Kristen Jurgenson-Housen

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Kristen Jurgenson-Housen, LMFT - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
7 years of experience
Virtual
I'm a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who helps my clients improve their wellbeing by utilizing coping skills and personal supports to feel more confident and competent in their lives. I am trained in multiple individual and systemic modalities, as well as Christian counseling and LGBTQ affirming therapies if desired, to better customize the therapy experience to my clients needs.

Next available: Jul 19

Lauren O.

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Lauren O., LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
4 years of experience
Virtual
Hi there, I'm Lauren. Do you feel overwhelmed and pulled in numerous directions, unable to say no or fit it all in? Are you struggling with substance use? Is it difficult to give yourself credit when credit is due? Are you your own worst critic? I can help you manage anxiety, build self-confidence and create realistic expectations. Together, we can identify what's not working and get you back to balance. I applaud you for taking the first step by seeking therapy. 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 hangups and habits holding you back. Let's work together!

Next available: Jul 22

Nancy Anderson

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Nancy Anderson, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
12 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Virtual
Are you ready to live better? Do you currently feel stuck in the past? Do you desire to be fully in the present to do well today and in the future? Let’s work together to reach your personal goals to be the best that you can be. Life is a journey and each day is a new opportunity. The past does not define the future. I focus on CBT therapy, Cognitive behavioral therapy. Let’s collaborate together to help you reach your personal goals. Let us work together to find the tools and strategies that works for you. I offer a nonjudgmental space for you to process your issues and concerns. Let’s work together to manage your personal challenges.

Next available: Jul 19

Jessica L. Novak, LCSW, CADC

Jessica L. Novak, LCSW, CADC, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
22 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
Authentic
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 individuals 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: Jul 23

Amanda Wittmer

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Amanda Wittmer, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
4 years of experience
Empowering
Holistic
Virtual
Hi, I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and Art Therapist based in Illinois. I received my Counseling and Art Therapy Master's degree from Adler University. I provide a culturally sensitive and trauma informed approach to therapy to provide empathy, understanding and a safe space for you to process you experiences through talk therapy or art making. I mostly work with those who have experienced childhood and sexual trauma.

Next available: Jul 19

Mariah Riley

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Mariah Riley, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
7 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
With my background in social work, I strive to see each person I work with as a unique individual and create an accepting space. You are the author of your own life and I hope to empower you to honor your needs. I graduated from Loyola University Chicago with my Master in Social Work, where I specialized in treating addiction. I have worked extensively with people who have experienced trauma and with adults who are undergoing difficult life transitions.

Next available: Jul 23

Ilana Morgan-Lopez

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Ilana Morgan-Lopez, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
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: Jul 23

Amy Donathan

Amy Donathan, LMFT - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
10 years of experience
Empowering
Warm
Authentic
Virtual
Hello, I have been a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist for the past 10 years. I have worked with children, adolescents, young adults and older adults. I have also worked with family units to help with parent/child conflicts, setting appropriate boundaries and many more issues that occur within families. I have helped other clients dealing with anxiety, depression and grief.

Next available: Jul 23

Emily Heming

Emily Heming, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
1 year of experience
Authentic
Warm
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with my Masters and Bachelors from Northern Arizona University. I have been working as a mental health professional for 3 years, working in the behavioral health field for 6 years total. I am passionate about helping individuals feel empowered and validated, creating a secure environment to discuss areas of life that can be reflected on. I look forward to meeting you!

Next available: Jul 20

Stephanie Armanetti

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Stephanie Armanetti, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
15 years of experience
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
I am a licensed clinical social worker in Illinois with years of experience helping individuals and couples navigate life's challenges. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Next available: Jul 19

Michelle Foor

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Michelle Foor, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
3 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
Hello! I'm Michelle. As a dedicated mental health therapist, I am committed to guiding individuals on their journey towards well-being with a strong emphasis on self-care and intention. My goal is to get my clients started with building awareness of the patterns and behaviors causing distress, setting out to build strategies into seeing the “bigger picture”, and then making the choice to shift away into "new and different". I believe that the mental health journey can feel different for everyone and is valid for all. It’s addressing the pile-on effects of everyday stress and learning how to breathe through anxiety and panic attacks. It’s establishing and keeping a daily routine as part of ADHD symptom management and finding self-compassion when experiencing depressive thoughts. There is no perfect or prescriptive way to approach the process of mental well-being. My role as a therapist is to support, facilitate, and provide collaborative space to examine all the pieces.

Next available: Jul 19

Kim Trauth

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Kim Trauth, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
5 years of experience
Open-minded
Humorous
Virtual
Hi there! My name is Kim and I am a licensed clinical social worker. I have been helping individuals deal with anxiety, mood disorders, addiction, and adjustment issues for about 5 years now. My approach tends to be supportive, empathetic, and respectful. As a counselor, I utilize an integrated approach that brings in interventions from cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness based therapy, and supportive therapy. I am going to be supporting you along the way of your therapeutic journey to develop healthy coping skills and elicit positive change in your life. I encourage healthy, independent decision making and I will be there on the sidelines cheering you on. A goal of mine is for you to be able to navigate these stressful times in an effective manner. Looking forward to being a part of your support team!

Next available: Jul 20

Karen Dolbee

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Karen Dolbee, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
20 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Open-minded
Virtual
Hi! I'm Karen and I am excited to meet you. I enjoy being a part of my clients' journeys as they explore challenges, concerns related to anxiety and depression, and the ups and downs of life. I will meet you where you are at with a non-judgemental and curious attitude. Together we will explore and examine what you are experiencing currently and what you would like your future to look like and then we will be on our way!

Next available: Jul 22

Elizabeth Newman

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Elizabeth Newman, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
5 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hi. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC). I want perspective clients to know I genuinely care about the people I work with, and have a passion for joining people on their journey to a new self. The fact that you are searching for a therapist shows you would like something to change. This is very brave. We often lose perspective about situations and how we deal with them. This can be a result of things we have buried from our past, or relationships that did not support us in the way we need. I will give you a safe and supportive place to look at your unwelcome patterns and find a way to make your journey more fulfilling. My counseling focus is on adolescents and adults. My philosophy is client-centered, Mindfulness based, trauma informed, and goal oriented. I have training and experience with Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), and Mindfulness. My areas of focus include trauma, attachment issues, difficulties with distress tolerance and emotional regulation, along with families dealing with Alzheimer's. Your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are what make you who you are. As we work together to understand these parts of you, we will find a way to alter those thoughts that no longer work for you and strengthen those that are helping you become who you wish to be.

Next available: Jul 29

Kellie Meyn

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Kellie Meyn, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
5 years of experience
Virtual
Hey there! I am a LCSW based in Illinois. I recieved my Master's degree from Aurora University and have been working in the mental health field for approximately 6 years. I have been work with adult males to help them heal from trauma and learn more effective coping strategies. For the last year I have been working teens and adults to cope with life transitions and learn coping skills for anxiety and depression. I am LGBTQ friendly and gender affirming.

Next available: Jul 24

Theresa Patton

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Theresa Patton, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
28 years of experience
Intelligent
Authentic
Virtual
I am a licensed clinical and rehabilitation therapist based in Illinois, operating a private practice. With over two decades of experience, I specialize in treating mood disorders, anxiety, family systems, and addiction or substance misuse. My primary objective is to offer support and treatment to adults, seniors, and families in need of assistance with their mental health and addiction disorders. As a biracial therapist, I am committed to assisting clients in overcoming obstacles and gaining a better understanding of themselves so that they can lead more positive lives. I am committed to using my expertise to help clients on their mental and emotional wellness journey. As a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), I uphold this designation's requirements and ethical obligations. However, due to the enormous time commitment, I cannot provide short-term or long-term disability documentation on this platform.

Next available: Jul 24

Melissa Filippi

Melissa Filippi, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
29 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
As an experienced School Social Worker with an LCSW, I have a demonstrated history of working with children, preteens, adolescents and adults in both education and in private practice. I am also a Certified Integrative Mental Health Professional. I earned both my bachelors and my masters degrees in social work, I have been committed to working with children and adolescents from the start of my career. I earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Southern Illinois University and a Masters in Social Work from the University of Illinois at Chicago Jane Addams School of Social Work. I am always working to grow and improve my practice by researching, finding and providing effective supports and using the most current, best-practices in the field. Using a strengths-based approach with Cognitive Behavior Theory, Person-Centered counseling approach and the integration of other approaches, such as Solution Focused Therapy, and Positive Psychology-I work with clients to find more positive, effective social and coping skills. Through my work with clients, they can begin to see improvements in their relationships and their positive connectedness to the community. I specialize in working with clients of all ages-12 years to adulthood- who have difficulty with self-esteem, depression, trauma, anxiety, Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), parenting and behavior management issues. I have a special interest in working with adolescents and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders and clients/students with trauma. I assist clients to learn distress tolerance, emotion regulation and how to incorporate mindfulness and other coping strategies in order to manage their bio psycho-social environments.

Next available: Jul 22

Lola Ladimir

Lola Ladimir, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
12 years of experience
Empowering
Solution oriented
Warm
Virtual
I am an experienced licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) in the state of IL practicing a client-centered strength-based approach, incorporating a focus on mindfulness to promote mental well-being and strength of Self. This approach encourages a collaborative therapeutic relationship to facilitate healing and growth. Through my work as a therapist, I am reminded daily of the resilient nature of the human spirit. From experiences with disappointment to unimaginable trauma, people find the courage to ask for help and to move forward. It is the greatest privilege to, for a time, join someone on their path to healing. My clients allow me to meet them with support when they struggle and to celebrate their joy when they persevere. I am acknowledging that tragedy happens every day, and so does triumph.

Next available: Jul 19

Ken Chen

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Ken Chen, PhD - Illinois Psychologist at Grow Therapy
PhD
6 years of experience
Virtual
I am a bilingual (Mandarin) Clinical Psychologist based in Chicago. I earned my doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Palo Alto University (CA) and I have six years of experience working at various outpatient settings and with a ethnically diverse population. I really enjoy working with autistic clients across the lifespan and help them and their caregivers navigate the balance between being their genuine self and adapting to the changing world.

Next available: Jul 19

Sevil Arin

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Sevil Arin, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
12 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Intelligent
Virtual
One of the bravest things you can do is begin to understand your own story. There is so much value, understanding, and growth in developing a healthy relationship with yourself. If you think about it, the longest and most important relationship we will ever have is the one we have with ourselves. I am here to help you begin or continue that journey. I am the type of therapist you want to reach out to if you are struggling with perfectionism or low self-esteem, situations that make you feel anxious, depressed, and easily overwhelmed, or that feeling of being completely burned out and in need of self-care. Whether you are looking to enhance and strengthen your skillset or looking for a listening ear to unwind and receive support, I am here to help you. Together, we will explore, identify, and discover what works and what does not. We will figure out the best way to get you the quality of life you want and need. Whether you are ready to take action or contemplating where to start, feel free to reach out so we can connect and see if I would be a good match for what you are looking for.

Next available: Jul 19

STEPHANIE LEE-MCKENZIE

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STEPHANIE LEE-MCKENZIE, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
16 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) based in Florida. I am also a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC). I received my Master's from Chicago State University in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and I have a combined 16 years of experience in helping teenagers, young adults and adults navigate the challenges of life promoting wellness and self-care.

Next available: Jul 22

Kinya M Lucas-Brown

Kinya M Lucas-Brown, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
18 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
Hi! I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) based in Illinois, and I am a virtual practice. I received my Masters from the Loyola University Chicago and have been in this industry for almost 20 years. I help young adults and adults struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, and childhood-trauma become the best versions of themselves. I very much like a positive and strength-based approach to therapy. I think it is important to find balance in your life and it starts with improving self-esteem.

Next available: Jul 19

Elisa Tessier

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Elisa Tessier, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
20 years of experience
Virtual
Life is challenging, you don’t need to navigate it by yourself. If you are bewildered and unsure of your life path, experiencing strained relationships, having difficulty “keeping up” and continually feeling overwhelmed, you are not alone. These are questions that many of my clients are searching for answers to. Life comes with many responsibilities and can be challenging to navigate. Children, adolescents and adults are becoming discouraged, lacking motivation, and frustrated by their commitments. Here are a few of the issues that I assist my clients with; I help children develop their social skills, and how to problem-solve situations, I help adolescents examine their choices in life and how to manage their emotions, and I work with adults to find purpose in life and develop self-care. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, I will help guide you to identify your current concerns and to learn about your past to help us with the present. I will help identify your strengths and explore ways to use them to address life’s questions and challenges. Together we will formulate goals to address during our sessions.

Next available: Aug 5

Michelle Wong

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Michelle Wong, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
7 years of experience
Virtual
Hello I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker based in Illinois. I received my master's in social work from Loyola University of Chicago. I have been a social worker for 38 years and practicing as a therapist for 6 years. I have experience working with adults who are struggling with anxiety, stress, grief and trauma. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity and compassion. I tailor my treatment to meet my client's specific needs and create a safe and non- judgmental space to support my client's healing journey.

Next available: Jul 19

Susan Pagels

Susan Pagels, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
23 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Open-minded
Virtual
We all struggle with obstacles that seem insurmountable but I believe everyone has the power within themselves to reach for the stars. Sometimes it takes baby steps and often we need someone we can trust to lend a helping hand. I will be there to listen and offer that hand. I am an empathetic, mental health professional with 20 years experience counseling children, adolescents and adults. . I welcome diversity and am experienced servicing the LGBTQ community. 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Next available: Jul 19

Karina Servin Jimenez

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Karina Servin Jimenez, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
8 years of experience
Open-minded
Empowering
Virtual
Hi, I am a Bilingual (English/Spanish) Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. I have experience working with children, adolescents and Adults who are struggling with uncomfortable emotions, difficult relationships and personal discovery. My background includes working with survivors of Domestic Violence, Crisis intervention that includes suicidal ideations, self-harm behavior and anger management. I also have experience in the group setting, working in the Intensive Outpatient Program.

Next available: Jul 19

Christina Tri

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Christina Tri, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
9 years of experience
Open-minded
Authentic
Virtual
Adulting is hard and brings its own sets of challenges! In fact, adulthood can be a rollercoaster ride at times. Although rewarding, being an adult has its ups and downs. Sometimes we find our “downs” are making us feel anxious, depressed, overwhelmed, or stuck. Because there is no definitive “how to guide” for adulting, we might find ourselves having a tough time navigating some of the bumps or downs we find ourselves experiencing. What I want you to know is you do not have to feel this way forever – living a different life and enacting change is possible. And I am here to support you along the way! As a therapist, I am passionate about working with adult clients who are in early adulthood (18-35). I frequently see clients who could use extra support with navigating adulthood. Commonly, I work with clients who want to identify and act on solutions to help them feel differently, gain insight into their concerns, or even find more effective ways to cope with what’s bothering them. I often work with clients who are going through a life transition, are coping with changes in their life, or want to make a change in their life (but aren’t sure how). Frequent concerns that tend to pop up in my work with clients include anxiety, depression, stress, overwhelm, irritability, low motivation, feeling "stuck", problems sleeping and burnout. I also support clients with perfectionism, health concerns, grief/loss, poor work-life balance, difficulties boundary setting, and/or a desire to communicate more effectively. If any of this resonates with you, please reach out and schedule your intake appointment. It would be a pleasure to work with you!

Next available: Jul 22

Samantha Knobbe

Samantha Knobbe, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
9 years of experience
Direct
Solution oriented
Warm
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: Jul 19

Guadalupe Quintana Salgado

Guadalupe Quintana Salgado, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
7 years of experience
Open-minded
Solution oriented
Holistic
Virtual
Living as your authentic self is sometimes a struggle with who you expect to be and who others expect you to be. Changing habits can be very difficult but I want you to know that you have the ability to start over and be the best version of yourself. As a Licensed clinical social worker and psychotherapist, I use a holistic approach to support clients to meet their behavioral health goals. I love working with clients who “just need a place to vent” but also individuals who experience a variety of concerns including anxiety, depression, PTSD, stress management, substance use and grief. I began training as a psychotherapist 7 years ago and have worked with diverse and vulnerable populations in social services and healthcare settings ever since. My interests include LGBTQ+ and HIV Care, Substance Use Disorders, and Solution-focused therapy. I enjoy spending time with family, reading, dancing, and binging Netflix documentaries.

Next available: Jul 29

Amy Taylor

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Amy Taylor, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
17 years of experience
Virtual
Are you tired of feeling tired, down, anxious and needing to get back to your life? Do you have prior trauma that holds you back? Are you struggling in areas of your life, professional, familial, social and/or spiritual? If so, you’re in the right place. I specialize in helping individuals: adults, teens and children with mood disorders and/ or trauma. I utilize a mindfulness approach and a variety of therapies. Reaching out for help can be daunting. Let us work together to meet your needs and attain your goals. Thank- you for being here!

Next available: Jul 19

Renee Rodgers

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Renee Rodgers, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
23 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
708 West 9th St...
I'm a psychotherapist and Clinical Social Worker with 23 years experience providing mental health care for individuals, couples and families. I have experience providing brief and long-term therapy with adolescents and adults coping with a spectrum of mental health conditions; grief and loss; relationship issues; occupational problems and social injustices. It's exciting when relief and hope grow from therapy and the relationship supports meaningful change.

Next available: Jul 19

Allison Grace

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Allison Grace, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
30 years of experience
Open-minded
Authentic
Direct
Virtual
Hi! I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) based in Missouri, with a second License in Illinois. I received my Masters from the University of St Louis and have been practicing for 31 years. I help people of all ages struggling with emotional regulation, the management of symptoms of depression or anxiety, stress, life transitions, ADHD, anger management, parenting, and burnout to become the best versions of themselves. I incorporate research based techniques such as CBT and Positive Intelligence combined with 20 years of practice in Shamanism and certification as a Ho' Oponopono practitioner.

Next available: Jul 22

Lauren Rosenfeldt

Lauren Rosenfeldt, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
20 years of experience
Solution oriented
Intelligent
Virtual
With a BA from Tulane University and an MSW from the University of Illinois-Chicago, I have been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) since 2000. My professional journey has been deeply rewarding, focusing on supporting individuals facing chronic illness, hospice care, depression, and anxiety. I utilize a strength-based approach combined with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to empower my clients. Throughout my career, I have developed a special affinity for working with older adults. My experience at Lutheran General Hospital and Alexian Brothers Medical Center, where I worked in case management and geropsychiatry, has honed my skills in addressing the unique challenges faced by this population. My passion lies in helping older adults navigate the complexities of loss and life transitions. I am committed to providing compassionate and effective psychotherapy, tailored to meet the unique needs of each individual.

Next available: Jul 19

Liz Brach

Liz Brach, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
5 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Warm
Virtual
Hi, I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker based in Chicago. I enjoy assisting adults who are managing stress and anxiety, addiction, relationship challenges, low self-esteem, life transitions, and depression. I have a warm and direct approach. My focus is on identifying and understanding dysfunctional life patterns that keep you stuck. We collaborate as a team so you know how to apply what is learned in sessions to create positive change in your life. I believe in a client-centered approach, tailoring my therapeutic interventions to meet the unique needs and goals of each person. Through a collaborative and empathetic process, you can expect a caring and respectful therapeutic relationship based on mutual trust and respect. I support you by creating a secure and non-judgmental space where vulnerability is considered a strength, empowerment flourishes, and goals are met so you can get your life back.

Next available: Jul 19

Holly Fak

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Holly Fak, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
20 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
Hello, my name is Holly. I am Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years of experience dedicated to empowering clients be the best version of themselves. My counseling style is warm, interactive, and collaborative using a strengths-based, client centered approach. My clinical experience includes working with individuals who struggle with anxiety, depression, trauma, and life transitions. I have extensive training in crisis counseling in the Emergency Department and inpatient psychiatric units. I have worked in domestic violence and provided community-based therapy to children and families. I enjoy working with new mothers, caregivers, and those working through grief and loss.

Next available: Jul 19

Dana Taylor

(she/her)

Dana Taylor, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
4 years of experience
Virtual
You don’t have to go through this alone. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) based in Illinois, I am here to help. My experience practicing in outpatient community mental health spans across diverse populations and ages in both group and individual therapy settings. I will work with you to build hope, identify strengths, cope with difficult thoughts and emotions, adjust thinking and behaviors, and alleviate the symptoms that are preventing you from living your life more fully.

Next available: Jul 20

Lucretia Mayer

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Lucretia Mayer, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
8 years of experience
Virtual
I am Lucretia Mayer L.C.P.C. M.A., a mental health psychotherapist, who has experienced nearly a decade of helping clients navigate through life's challenges such as stress, anxiety, BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ concerns, and interpersonal relationships. My approach is deeply rooted in compassion and I employ a range of personalized therapeutic techniques including CBT, DBT, ACT, Gestalt exercises, and Expressive Art Therapy. At Oak and Reed Counseling where I practice, I firmly believe in the power of empathy and tailored care to successfully guide clients through career obstacles or emotional fatigue.

Next available: Jul 31

Debbie Levinson

Debbie Levinson, LMFT - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
28 years of experience
Solution oriented
Direct
Authentic
Virtual
Debbie is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with a Master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. She is 100% Telehealth, not providing in-person treatment at this time. She has provided counseling services to individuals, couples, adolescents and families since 1992. Debbie provides therapy for Adult Children of Alcoholics/Dysfunctional families, blended families, codependency, communication problems, marriage, depression/anxiety, family counseling, infidelity, parenting & stress management. She has attended John Gottman conferences and uses the Gottman method with couples. She is an active, directive, cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused therapist who has worked with diverse cultures, ethnicities, sexual orientations and religions. Debbie's approach focuses on empowering her clients with the knowledge they need to become more effective in managing life's challenges. The wounded inner child is one of her special interests. She is down- to -earth and genuine. She will challenge you, assign homework assignments, and suggest YouTube videos/articles/ TedTalks/Podcasts

Next available: Jul 19

Jenifer Pittman

Jenifer Pittman, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
17 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the state of Missouri and Illinois. I have experience working with children, adolescents and adults from diverse backgrounds and in a variety of settings. Life comes with many challenges and we often find ourselves overwhelmed by what has come our way. Together we can identify concerns and find ways to move through life challenges. Through exploring and learning ways to manage emotions, I feel there are opportunities for growth. I believe it is important to identify individual strengths and will guide you towards positive self worth. Whether you are looking for short-term or long-term counseling, I will work with you to achieve a greater self-fulfillment.

Next available: Jul 19

Dr. Amy Guertin

(she/her)

Dr. Amy Guertin, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
30 years of experience
Direct
Solution oriented
Humorous
Virtual
If you've never been in therapy before, I know it can be a scary step. Be proud of your bravery. If you have been in therapy before, I'm glad you chose to return. Either way, my job is to help you find your strengths to learn to manage any issues you are dealing with so you can find your peace again. It is a journey and it won't always be easy but it will be worth it. I have been a therapist and a psychology professor for almost 30 years. I have worked with children, teens, and adults, although I have spent the majority of my career working with teens. I enjoy teens. I have a lot of patience for them. I believe in psychoeducation in therapy. I think that it's not only important to understand what you are doing but why you are doing it. Only by understanding both can you make the changes necessary for long-term happiness. I also believe in working on both the present and the past. I want to help you figure out how to make the present better immediately, while also working to understand anything from your past that may have helped lead to any current issues. Working on both in combination will give the most thorough explanation and avenue for effective treatment. Most importantly, I believe in working together. I may be the "expert" but only you know what is working and what isn't. I will ask you for feedback and I will listen to what you have to say. I am more than willing to do phone appointments if you find them more comfortable than video appointments. Just let me know.

Next available: Jul 23

Lisa Feldmann/Koegler

(she/her)

Lisa Feldmann/Koegler, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy