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23 therapists in Illinois matching your needs

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Merek Poto

(they/them)

Merek Poto, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
4 years of experience
Empowering
Open-minded
Virtual
Hi! I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) based in Illinois. I received my Masters from Aurora University and I have been practicing for 4 years. I am a warm, empathetic therapist who helps adults become the best versions of themselves. I work to help people understand who they are and manage their various stressors, anxieties, and emotions. I identify as non-binary and I have been helping members of the LGBTQ community since I began my career as a therapist. Not only do I help members of my community, such as aiding transgender individuals in getting gender affirming care, but I extend my services to everyone. I have aided a wide variety of individuals with various identities, my various use of treatment modalities can help anyone who wants to take me on as their therapist.

Next available: Jul 22

Chelsea Davis

(she/her)

Chelsea Davis, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
5 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, my name is Chelsea, and I am Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Illinois. I graduated in 2019 from Clarke University with my Master's of Social Work. I spent my undergraduate years shadowing and volunteering at a sexual assault and domestic violence advocacy center. I completed research in the areas of trauma, decision making, and intimate relationships. I completed a job shadow with a Victim Witness Coordinator, where I also conducted a year long research project on domestic violence in rural communities. During that time I completed an internship at a combined homeless shelter and food pantry. I then completed a secondary internship at a local community mental health center. I spent four years working at that same local community mental health center where I provided crisis services, individual therapy, couples therapy, family therapy, and group therapy. I was able to earn my license during that time. I transitioned into school based social work and provided case management and therapy services in the local school setting. I now have opened a private practice called Resiliency Counseling, which is an individualized practice focused on providing individual, couples, and family therapy services to help people who are wanting to improve their mental health in a safe, accepting, and trusting environment. I always strive to meet my patients where they are at in their mental health journey and tailor my approach to what they need. I approach therapy as a mix of processing, guidance, and challenging, in order to help a client identify, process, and reach their mental health goals.

Next available: Jul 22

Allison Grace

(she/her)

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

Carlton Hemphill

Carlton Hemphill, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
10 years of experience
Humorous
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
Hello and welcome! My name is Carlton Hemphill, a 32-year-old Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in the state of Illinois. I received my Masters from University in Clinical Psychology-Counseling Practice with a concentration on child and families. I have been working in the field since 2015, and practicing as an independent clinician in my own private practice since June 2023. My background is in behavioral and cognitive theories; my therapeutic approach is rooted in the notion that behaviors are learned through our environment, and that belief systems and interpretations of life events reinforce behavioral patterns.

Next available: Jul 23

Christine Miller

(she/her)

Christine Miller, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
10 years of experience
Virtual
My Name is Christine Miller and I am a licensed clinical social worker who specializes in perinatal mental health and is attuned to perform Reiki. I am passionate about assisting people in turning their pain into power and wounds into wisdom. I would love to have the opportunity to support you in your healing journey. I am enthusiastic in creating a safe environment for my clients to express and heal from the hard things we all endure as a part of this human journey. I love to engage others in a healing process through both reiki and therapeutic work. I believe that taking a holistic approach to healing and growth encourages long term and sustainable changes in our lives. I would be honored to partner with you in this work.

Next available: Jul 22

Kaleigh Zimmerman

(she/her)

Kaleigh Zimmerman, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
3 years of experience
Open-minded
Authentic
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: Jul 21

Suz Cuellar

(they/them)

Suz Cuellar, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
13 years of experience
Empowering
Humorous
Authentic
Virtual
Currently I am only accepting new clients who are trans. I am a trans and queer Licensed Clinical Social Worker and artist with 13 years of experience in community mental health. My approach is that all people deserve to have the opportunity to experience a safe, kind, and welcoming space to explore their mental health, and that as a therapist, it is my job to nurture that. I am driven to create therapeutic opportunities for people who want and need them within the LGBTQ2IA+ community. I am open to working with clients that find themselves in need of an understanding, compassionate, and community-oriented therapist who will help to guide them through healing work. My areas of focus are: LGBTQ2IA+ and TGNC youth and emerging adults, major life transitions, trauma, depression, anxiety, grief, ADHD, gender dysphoria, and sexual identity exploration. I completed my Master of Social Work (MSW) and Master of Arts in Gender Studies (MA) degrees concurrently at Loyola University Chicago. Before entering graduate school, I worked in multiple positions focused on reproductive justice, body autonomy, and community care. My life and professional experiences have led me to provide therapy with a focus on community care through an anti oppressive lense. I understand that helping one person can have a positive impact on the greater community surrounding them. I believe that treatment approaches should fit the individual's needs and thus I utilize many modalities, including cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, mindfulness, somatics, and narrative therapy. My approaches of curiosity and kindness create a welcoming space to engage in therapy. Choosing to work with a therapist is a powerful way to help yourself and we all deserve a chance to have focused time to explore, learn, and grow through challenges.

Next available: Jul 23

Molly Quinn

(she/her)

Molly Quinn, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
5 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, born and raised in rural Illinois. I have been working in the mental health field for over 5 years. I have a passion for working with the LGBTQIA+ community. I use an eclectic approach to provide trauma-information intervention that fits client's unique needs. I provide a warm, empathetic, yet real strengths based perspective approach to client's via tele-health from a secure location.

Next available: Jul 22

Tim McNichol

(he/him)

Tim McNichol, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
10 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Open-minded
Virtual
Hello, I’m Tim. Do you ever feel that tasks of modern life leave you with limited space and energy to focus on your emotional and mental well-being? When people are maxed out emotionally, they sometimes notice a change in their behaviors and relationships. Life demands can lead to imbalances that might manifest as discord with your significant other or family members, feeling the general sensation of stress or fatigue, or not feeling motivated to engage in mood-regenerating practices. If these experiences resonate with you, I would welcome the opportunity to collaboratively explore the underlying causes, and work toward rebuilding emotional equilibrium. Sometimes people will view therapy and self-care as too much of a time commitment during their already busy schedules; however, I take the stance that it is an essential part of any self-maintenance plan. A practice of working toward better self-understanding and self-compassion is always a return on the investment of time.

Next available: Jul 25

Liz Ferry

(she/her)

Liz Ferry, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
10 years of experience
Virtual
My name is Liz. I have been working in the mental health field for the past 15 years. While my work has centered on a variety of settings and populations, my primary focus has always been empathy. I want to learn about who you are and what motivates you to seek out therapy. Through a collaborative relationship, we will work to establish your goals and move towards them while building a safe and trusting space.

Next available: Jul 22

Aldo P. Hernandez

(he/him)

Aldo P. Hernandez, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
24 years of experience
Virtual
Issues got you down? I can help. Hi, I'm Aldo P. Hernandez, LCSW, a psychotherapist with over 28 years of experience. I specialize in helping individuals manage anxiety, relationships and grief which improved their overall well-being, using a powerful tool called Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). CBT is a collaborative approach where we work together to identify unhelpful thought patterns that fuel anxiety and other unwanted behaviors. By learning to challenge these distortions and develop healthier coping skills, you'll gain the tools you need to feel better and live a more fulfilling life. If you're ready to take control of your anxiety, let's chat! I can tailor a treatment plan to your unique needs and see if CBT is the right fit for you.

Next available: Jul 22

David Kasher

(he/him)

David Kasher, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
24 years of experience
Virtual
I have been licensed as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) since 2003. I currently work in college/university mental health providing culturally competent therapeutic support to students struggling with anxiety, depression, adjustment issues, mood disorders, interpersonal struggles, suicidal ideation, and grief/loss. While I truly enjoy working with clients in this particular age range, I enjoy the opportunity to work with adults of all ages who want to engage in collaborative self-exploration in order to live a life of value.

Next available: Jul 22

Kyle Kovski

(he/him)

Kyle Kovski, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
13 years of experience
Open-minded
Challenging
Direct
Virtual
Do you often feel weighed down by feelings of anxiety? Have you been struggling with a much-needed life transition? Are you feeling overwhelmed by grief due to the loss of a beloved member of your life? It is time for you to focus on your healing, where Emerald Reflections Counseling can help you. Together, we will work on developing the tools you need to start focusing on the cause of your personal difficulties while building meaningful social connections. Hello, my name is Kyle, founder of Emerald Reflections Counseling and experienced mental health provider who has worked with individuals of all ages. Throughout my 11-year career as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, I have provided guidance and support to individuals looking to explore new goals while overcoming challenges with anxiety, depression, grief/loss, and managing life transitions. When working with teens and adults, I become inspired by their strength and openness to put the work into themselves. My person-centered approach allows each individual to feel empowered while being guided along their specific healing journey. My approach is to engage an individual's creativity, passions, and goals all while helping them strengthen their identified coping strategies and encouraging them to develop new skills. Before founding Emerald Reflections Counseling, my experience come from both a small nonprofit organization as well as two large primary care medical centers focusing on behavioral health. From my experience working with adolescent and adult survivors of trauma and problematic behaviors to providing outpatient behavioral health services in a primary care setting, I truly have a well-rounded knowledge base. Along with my clinical experiences, I have spent the last 6 years working in the medical education space, where I have been supporting and educating family medicine residents. If you’re interested in these services, please schedule a consultation with me today. Making the first step is the bravest thing you can do for yourself. Select an appointment where we will start your path to healing.

Next available: Jul 25

Gabi Fischer-Benitez

(she/her)

Gabi Fischer-Benitez, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
7 years of experience
Virtual
As a licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC) and board-certified art therapist (ATR-BC), I believe in the transformative power of creativity and the wisdom held within the body. In my practice, I offer a unique blend of creative processing and somatic modalities to explore the depths of your inner world with compassion and curiosity. Life can be a journey filled with unexpected twists and turns, and it's okay to seek support along the way. Whether you're grappling with the aftermath of complex trauma, navigating the intricacies of attachment patterns, or embarking on a quest to understand your identity, I'm here to walk beside you. From exploring questions of gender and sexuality to finding fulfillment in your career, I provide a safe and nonjudgmental space for you to explore, heal, and grow.

Next available: Jul 22

Joanie Paradis

(she/her)

Joanie Paradis, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
10 years of experience
Challenging
Open-minded
Virtual
My counseling style is relaxed and conversational and one of meeting someone where they are on their path. I recognize it takes courage to seek therapy and implement changes and would love to assist you on your journey of discovery. I understand that it may be difficult to open up and talk to someone and I pride myself on being an active and nonjudgemental listener. I am genuinely interested in helping everyone I come in contact with thrive in all aspects of their personal and/or professional lives. I will constantly work to promote an empathetic experience where an individual’s needs, concerns, and personal values are met with compassion and respect. I am devoted to creating a safe place that both fosters and aids emotional growth and healing.

Next available: Jul 23

Chelsie Scoggin-Chang

(she/her)

Chelsie Scoggin-Chang, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
19 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Solution oriented
Virtual
Finding a therapist can be an overwhelming task. Life can be full of complexities that can be difficult to navigate. Considering that you may be feeling sad or overwhelmed, I commend you for taking the brave first steps toward taking care of yourself. I believe in the value and worth of the person and that we all possess strengths to help us in the journey of life. If you have been feeling stuck, we can work together to uncover what is holding you back and help you to develop the tools that will move you forward. A key component to beginning this process is to find someone who can put you at ease. I have been told I am easy to talk to and make providing a safe, comfortable, non-judgmental, and empathetic environment a top priority. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) and Certified Reciprocal Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor (CRADC) in the state of Illinois. I have been in the field for close to 20 years and have been in private practice for 10. I specialize in helping people recover from anxiety, depression, and substance use disorders. I utilize a collaborative, whole-person approach that values the relationship between therapist and client and sees the client as the expert. This is your story! I’m just walking through it with you, and I’m honored you chose me!

Next available: Jul 23

Ashlee Taylor

(they/them)

Ashlee Taylor, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
10 years of experience
Solution oriented
Empowering
Warm
Virtual
Finding the right therapist can be a daunting and vulnerable task, whether you're new to the process or a seasoned pro. As you're scrolling through endless profiles and bios, you may ask yourself "Do I belong here?". I became a therapist to give people the safe space, supportive relationship, and perspective that they may not get in other aspects of their lives. I also hope to challenge the stigma that may have discouraged them from engaging in the therapy process. I am a non-binary person of color who has worked in the behavioral health field for over 10 years in inpatient, outpatient, and school settings as a consultant, therapist, and counselor. Throughout my career, I've had the pleasure of working with clients of various ages, genders, ethnicities, and identities. My specialties include LGBTQ+ issues, ADHD, Parenting, School/Work issues, and Emotional-Behavioral Disorders.

Next available: Jul 20

Mary E. Hoover

(she/her)

Mary E. Hoover, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
30 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
Mary is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, and a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor with over thirty years of experience working with adults with substance abuse, eating disorders, anxiety, depression, grief, and relationship problems. Mary is also a Certified, Level Three, TEAM, Cognitive and Behavioral Therapist, through the Feeling Good Institute. Mary begins therapy by developing a warm and friendly connection with clients, so they feel comfortable and at ease. When the client is ready to get started, she helps them develop a treatment plan using simple and effective CBT techniques. Mary practices meditation daily and brings a broad range of mindfulness techniques into her practice.

Next available: Jul 30

Jessica Carrillo-Guerrero

(she/her)

Jessica Carrillo-Guerrero, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
15 years of experience
Intelligent
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hello, Do you ever feel like someone else is narrating your story and you have little control of what your future holds? I am excited to walk with you on a journey toward a better version of yourself. I will work with you to create a blueprint for what you want your life to look like. Together we will find the things that add value to your life and let go of the barriers that are holding you back. I use a combination of talk therapy, breathwork, mindfulness, and creative modalities to deal with unresolved traumas, give you skills to understand what you can not control, and help you become the narrator of what your future looks like. I believe strongly in the power we all hold to imagine a better life and our ability to create it.

Next available: Jul 25

Jess Muir

Jess Muir, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
5 years of experience
Open-minded
Warm
Virtual
Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and Certified Dialectical Behavior Therapist based in Illinois. I received my Master's Degree from Lewis University and have been practicing for five years. In addition to providing treatment for a variety of different disorders including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and personality disorders (among others), I also have a passion for providing services to the LGBTQ+ community to make sure they have access to the support and care they deserve/need. I am primarily available on Fridays and Saturdays between 9-3, but I am also able to provide appointments outside of this availability by request! If you need a time outside the availability, simply ask and I will do my best to accommodate these needs!

Next available: Aug 3

Dr Tanye (Dr T) Tyler, DSW, LCSW, MBA

(she/her)

Dr Tanye (Dr T) Tyler, DSW, LCSW, MBA, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
20 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hello there, My name is Dr. Tanye' Tyler (she/her), DSW, MBA, LCSW, but feel free to call me "Dr. T." As a licensed clinical social worker, I have expertise in trauma-informed counseling. I understand that sometimes, we face situations that can be challenging to handle, even with our best efforts. I have a broad understanding of trauma, which allows me to offer empathy and support to my clients without judgment. During our conversations, I will be a compassionate listener, and you can trust that nothing you say will ever surprise me. I specialize in evidence-based practices and frameworks, particularly those related to issues that affect Blacks, Indigenous people, and other persons of color and the LGBTQIA+ community. I check my emails and messages every 3-4 hours between 10:00 am and 7:00 pm (CDT), and I strive to respond to you as soon as possible, usually within 24 hours. Please understand that my off days vary and are reflected on the appointment scheduling page. If you need to cancel an appointment, please do so at least 24 hours in advance; otherwise, you will be billed at the no-show rate. Thank you for choosing me as your therapist. I look forward to working with you. I look forward to our chat! Dr. T

Next available: Jul 23

Drake Schoeppl

(he/him)

Drake Schoeppl, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
5 years of experience
Authentic
Open-minded
Virtual
Sometimes life becomes unmanageable on our own and we have to reach out for help. I am here to help normalize therapy and the discomfort that comes along with it. I am trained in EMDR, a modality used to help process traumatic memories and the cognitions associated with them. I specialize in working with individuals suffering from chronic anxiety, depression, complex trauma, emotional dysregulation, identity issues, addiction, LGBTQ+ issues, and everyday life stressors that can be difficult to manage. I provide a holistic approach in my practice utilizing methods from multiple modalities that include helping regulate emotions, manage anxiety and panic, and learning to heal from past trauma. I believe that it is crucial to look at things from a trauma-informed and cultural perspective in all aspects while working with individuals.

Next available: Jul 25

Tzia Hibler

(she/her)

Tzia Hibler, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
6 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hi, my name is, Tzia Hibler and I am glad you have taken the first step to seeking support in your life. Challenges, barriers, and setbacks happen in life for many reasons. Every battle does not have to be faced alone. I am here to support you in what you want to face. I take a client-centered, strength-based approach to work through goals and processing feelings. I will support you in seeing where you have control to take action, find acceptance, and challenge thoughts. I am an LCSW ( Licensed Clinical Social Worker) licensed in Illinois. I have my Master’s in Social Work with a concentration in schools, from the University of Illinois - Urbana, Champaign. I have experience in public schools, and community-based practices as a therapist and social worker working with a vast array of demographics. I have worked with ages 0 - 65. I have worked with my community to provide clinical services to community violence victims, teen parents, youth and families, LGBTQA+, and individuals with learning disabilities. No matter your walk of life or journey, I will treat you and your story as a unique situation to you.

Next available: Jul 21

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