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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

Monica Koziol

Monica Koziol, PhD - Illinois Psychologist at Grow Therapy
PhD
17 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I'm a clinical psychotherapist based in Illinois. I received my Masters from DePaul University and have been practicing for several years. My doctoral studies were in organizational psychology. I help clients struggling with anxiety and depression become the best versions of themselves. I use the Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) Method and Gottman's Method. Gottman's Method identifies and addresses the states of mind and behaviors shown to underlie intimacy and helps partners maintain a positive relationship.

Next available: Jul 20

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

(she/her)

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 20

Robert D Jaskula

(he/him)

Robert D Jaskula, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
30 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with thirty some years' experience. I currently supervise master's degree level students in substance abuse treatment field placement. I have delivered services in a variety of contexts: schools, hospitals, and community mental health agencies. I approach my work with curiosity, openness, and transparency - attempting to increase understanding and build community in diversity.

Next available: Jul 22

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

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 20

Samantha Gehrig

(she/her)

Samantha Gehrig, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
10 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
I am licensed in Illinois with over 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & eating disorders. I have worked with both adults and adolescent, empowering my clients to advocate for themselves both within the therapeutic relationship and in their other relationships. I believe that authenticity is an essential tool in the therapeutic process. I use an integrative approach with a focus on Dialectical Behavior Therapy. I work with my clients to identify what their meaningful life looks like and to set goals that will move them towards that meaningful life. I look forward to working with you!

Next available: Jul 20

Nicole Joseph

(she/her)

Nicole Joseph, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
13 years of experience
Virtual
Sure, here’s a combined version of the statements: --- I am Nicole Joseph, a dedicated therapist specializing in solution-focused therapy. My practice centers on helping clients harness their strengths and resources to overcome challenges and achieve their goals. By focusing on solutions rather than problems, I guide individuals and families toward a more positive and fulfilling future. With a passion for helping individuals improve their mental well-being and enhance their lives through therapy, my empathetic and non-judgmental approach creates a safe space for clients to explore their feelings, emotions, and challenges.

Next available: Jul 20

Amanda Wittmer

(she/her)

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 23

Nancy Anderson

(she/her)

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 20

Sarah Birdsill

(she/her)

Sarah Birdsill, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
4 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I am a licensed clinical social worker in Illinois. I received my MSW from the University of Southern California in 2017 and have been practicing for 7 years. I enjoy working with adults of all ages and have expertise in women's issues, depression, anxiety, trauma treatment, mood, and personality disorders. hrough my open-mindedness, I actively listen and empathize with my client's perspective, striving to understand their subjective reality. I embrace alternative viewpoints, questioning assumptions, and exploring different possibilities. I remain flexible and adaptable, adjusting my therapeutic interventions to meet the changing needs and preferences of my client. By embracing an open-minded approach, I encourage my clients to explore new insights, challenge ingrained patterns, and discover their own unique solutions. This approach facilitates their personal growth, self-discovery, and the development of a deeper understanding and acceptance of themselves. Ultimately, my open-minded approach in psychotherapy cultivates a collaborative and empowering therapeutic relationship, where both my clients and I are active participants in the therapeutic process.

Next available: Jul 20

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

Mariah Riley

(she/her)

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

(she/her)

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 24

Micaela Brewer

(she/her)

Micaela Brewer, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
13 years of experience
Empowering
Warm
Virtual
Hello! My name is Micaela Brewer and I am a licensed clinical social worker. I am passionate about God, my kids, learning, and helping others. I've been practicing since 2009 and my professional experience includes the school setting, outpatient children and adolescent therapy, prison, dialysis, crisis, hostage negotiation, and insurance. I'm experienced in several therapeutic techniques but tend to use cognitive behavioral solution-focused therapy the most. I am dedicated to guiding individuals on their journey to mental well-being. With 14 of experience, I bring a warm and empathetic approach to therapy. My mission is to create a safe space where you can explore challenges, discover strengths, and cultivate resilience.

Next available: Jul 20

Amber Konopa

(she/they)

Amber Konopa, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
22 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
Hello. Thank you for the time. Life is quite the journey with many twists and turns that can make you feel stuck in painful experiences while forgetting the beauty that exists. I aim to create a safe, warm, and inviting space where one can discover their hidden strengths to overcome and prevail. There is not one thing or approach that gets a person into recovery or quality of living. Whatever is bringing you to step out of the cage and take notice to the discomfort around takes courage. I believe it’s a privilege to be invited into one’s most raw, vulnerable state and allow another to enter.

Next available: Jul 23

Amy Taylor

(she/her)

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 23

Joe Proctor

Joe Proctor, PsyD - Illinois Psychologist at Grow Therapy
PsyD
27 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I'm a Licensed Clinical Psychologist (LCP) based in Illinois. I received my doctorate from the Adler University of Illinois and have been practicing for 27 years. I help clients struggling with anxiety, depression, anger or substance use/abuse issues. I provide insight into their problems and strategic techniques to overcome them and move forward to a more useful and fulfilling life

Next available: Jul 22

Michelle Foor

(she/her)

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 26

Charles King

(he/him)

Charles King, LMFT - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
4 years of experience
Virtual
I am a husband of 13 years, a father of a 10 y/o neurodivergent son and a 6 y/o precocious daughter, a veteran of the US Navy with 12 years served, including 1 deployment, and a geek. I am what the Japanese culture describes as an otaku, in that I work to support my passions. In my free time I enjoy video games (mostly on Nintendo Switch), movies (all kinds, although my favorite is the 2005 animated Transformers movie), books (current favorite author is Brandon Sanderson), and spending time with my family.

Next available: Jul 22

Stephanie Armanetti

(she/her)

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 22

Kim Trauth

(she/her)

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

Timara Betts

(she/her)

Timara Betts, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
6 years of experience
Intelligent
Solution oriented
Virtual
Timara Betts is a Trauma Informed Licensed Clinical Social Worker whose aim is to support others to build upon their strengths to gain satisfaction within their authentic selves, nurture positive relationships and achieve personal goals. She specializes in Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Theraplay to help address concerns that include but are not limited to depression, stress management, grief and loss, anxiety, complex trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, and self-esteem. Timara is a recently published author of a gratitude journal. Her several years of professional experience with youth, families, and professionals has strengthened her passion to empower seekers who are on a path to increased self-discovery as each stage in human development can lead us to closer to self-actualization.

Next available: Aug 12

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

Elizabeth Newman

(she/her)

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

Renee Rodgers

(she/her)

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 22

Elise Stewart

Elise Stewart, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
4 years of experience
Virtual
I am here to provide a safe space for self-exploration and empathy. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) with a Provisional Art Therapy credential (ATR-P). I am based in Illinois and make appointments virtually. I am available for talk therapy, art therapy, or even a mixture of both. I have a background of working with people who have had anything from substance use issues to anxiety (social and generalized), life transitions, grief, phase of life issues, self-esteem issues, substance use issues, and who struggle with communication in relationships.

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 20

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 22

Karina Servin Jimenez

(she/her)

Karina Servin Jimenez, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
8 years of experience
Empowering
Open-minded
Authentic
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 20

Kevin S Fitzgerald

(he/him)

Kevin S Fitzgerald, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
2 years of experience
Open-minded
Warm
Virtual
I have lived in Chicago for the past 10 years and have been a therapist and social worker during that time. I got my Master's degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Kansas. For hobbies, I love playing soccer, reading, speaking Spanish, and gardening. My therapeutic orientation is born out of my desire to answer life's big questions and love of philosophy.

Next available: Jul 20

Marianny Arribas

(she/her)

Marianny Arribas, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
8 years of experience
Warm
Intelligent
Authentic
Virtual
In-person
3139 North Linc...
I am originally from Brazil, native Portuguese speaker with a proficiency in Spanish and English, and I have been using these skills to provide counseling services in all three languages. I have been offering psychotherapy services for adolescents, adults, families, and couples. My work is guided by psychoanalytic orientation valuing the ethics of listening and acceptance as a way to assist and access people in their relationships with themselves, with others, and the world. This approach focuses on the unconscious processes and in the singularities of each individual. The main intention is to amplify the life potential in each of us, helping us to understand our responsibility in the way we live, work, suffer, and love. This process can be a liberating experience in that it will not try to adapt us to fixed standards. It guides us to cope with our own way of existing, allowing us to say no to the unbearable and sustain our own position/desire in the world.

Next available: Jul 22

Bridget McKnight

Bridget McKnight, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
25 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
Hello! I am a licensed clinical social worker helping individuals in the states of Illinois, Texas, and South Carolina. My experience includes working with families who have experienced abuse, neglect, and court issues. I have also worked as a hospice social worker. My role was to support families, provide education related to the end-of-life process, and support families as they prepare to say goodbye to those they love. I have also worked in public schools providing assessments/evaluations for students who might be struggling in an academic setting, preparing IEPs, providing classroom social-emotional education, and individual social work services to students who might be experiencing difficulties with peer relationships, bullying, anger, anxiety, and many other issues that can impact a student's ability to learn and flourish in an educational setting. I have been in private practice for several years, serving children and adults experiencing challenges related to depression, anxiety, relationships, and grief. Cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) is a major component of my treatment approach. This is an evidence-based treatment approach that provides client-specific tools and interventions. Together, we will identify triggers and learn ways to reduce the physical and mental symptoms you might be experiencing. I was raised in a military family and have lived in multiple states, and while that often came with some adjustments, it also brought so many new opportunities to learn about community, culture, and forge new relationships.

Next available: Jul 20

Michelle Wong

(she/her)

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 23

Kellie Meyn

(she/her)

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 22

Gabby Wnek

(she/her)

Gabby Wnek , LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
8 years of experience
Virtual
Hello my name is Gabby Wnek and I am a licensed clinical social worker based in Illinois. I have been practicing for 8 years. I help adults with anxiety, depressing, stress, and burnout. I help clients identify where they are feeling stuck, educate clients on the nervous system, and provide tools and techniques to regulate the nervous system. My approach with client is very practical so that clients can have a toolbox of skills that they can use for the rest of their lives.

Next available: Jul 22

Karen Dolbee

(she/her)

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

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

Candice Love

(she/her)

Candice Love, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
3 years of experience
Virtual
Life is truly a gift that is meant to be enriching, filled with freedom and happiness. At times we experience challenges that prevent us from living life the way we truly desire. As a modern cognitive behavioral therapist I understand these challenges and how they may alter us internally. My approach to therapy is a collaborative, solution focused and non judgmental. Through this approach I will assist in gaining insight into who you are, empower you to grow and allow you to truly gain the life that you deserve to live. I value being emotionally, behaviorally and mentally healthy. Together we can identify the best strategies, perspectives and mindsets in order for you to create long lasting mental, emotional and behavioral health that can improve your life.

Next available: Jul 20

Theresa Patton

(she/her)

Theresa Patton, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
28 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Intelligent
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

Holly Fak

(she/her)

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 24

Nadjeh Awadallah

(he/him)

Nadjeh Awadallah, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
17 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! I’m a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) based in Illinois. I have worked in the mental health field for seventeen years in both hospital and outpatient settings. This experience includes work in direct patient care, program development, and in hospital administration in a clinical director role. I also have taught coursework in psychology and human development in a university setting, and worked in an administrative capacity in secondary education in the state of Illinois. My educational background includes a Masters in Clinical Psychology and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership. My clinical approach brings behavioral intervention and education together in a clinical setting. I enjoy using psychoeducation as a foundation for treatment. That means I like to focus on educating the patient on their symptoms/diagnosis so we can collaborate on a treatment plan that they understand and makes sense for their life circumstance. If people understand why they experience the symptoms they have and how their body responds to stressors; it can give them the insight necessary to build skills to cope in a healthy and effective way.

Next available: Jul 20

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 20

Hiram Kirkendall

Hiram Kirkendall , LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
12 years of experience
Virtual
Client's who are stuck or at risk and need to make positive changes in their life are the clients that I help the most. Clients will learn skills to make positive changes. Clients who are stuck will learn to remove the anchors from their live. Clients will learn to be forward thinking instead of living in the past. I have a master degree from Chicago state. I have practiced as mental health counselor since 2012.

Next available: Jul 20

Matt Marder

(he/him)

Matt Marder, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
20 years of experience
Authentic
Direct
Empowering
Virtual
Hello, my name is Matt Marder. Thank you for taking the time to learn more about me and how I might support you on your personal journey. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), I offer behavioral therapy to improve and maintain your emotional well-being. I focus on building a trusting relationship with my clients, allowing you to be heard and understood. Initially, we begin where you are and build a treatment plan specifically to meet your needs. My approaches allow you to recognize yourself, think about others, and identify strategies for navigating the daily roller-coaster of life. You may have gone through a loss or be experiencing trouble managing whatever life has thrown your way. I am available to listen and help you succeed in improving yourself, your relationships, or your family life. No matter who you are, or what circumstances you’ve endured, your emotional health and well-being are most important. Feel free to reach out to me for assistance.

Next available: Jul 23

Steve Welton

(he/him)

Steve Welton, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
25 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and have been working in the human services field for over 3 decades. Working with adults, I bring a range of life experiences, humanity, and mental health clinical experience to our work together. I work with you as a whole person to help gain context for your life experiences as we find a path toward healing and learn how to prepare for whatever comes next. My practice starts with kindness, with a willingness to challenge you to meet your goals.

Next available: Jul 22

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

Meghan Skidmore

Meghan Skidmore, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
16 years of experience
Virtual
Hi there, my names is Meghan Skidmore and I am a licensed clinical social worker in Northern Illinois. I have 16 years of experience as a clinical social worker. I have previously worked with children in mental health crisis as well as with children and families involved with the child welfare system. I also have worked the past 15 years as a school social worker, working with children and families to help them be successful in and out of the school setting.

Next available: Jul 22

Kinya M Lucas-Brown

Kinya M Lucas-Brown, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
18 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
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 22

Diana Dobier, Psy.D., LCP

(she/her)

Diana Dobier, Psy.D., LCP, PsyD - Illinois Psychologist at Grow Therapy
PsyD
25 years of experience
Virtual
I am a licensed Clinical Psychologist in the state of Illinois. I received my doctoral degree from Adler University in Chicago and I have 25 years of treatment experience to share. I believe an individual can make positive changes in their life and I enjoy being there to guide their progress. I believe in telehealth and I am a certified Clinical Telemental Health provider.

Next available: Jul 22

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