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Heather Gunderson

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

Next available: Jun 20

Dr. Oliver M. Williams

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

Next available: Jun 20

Brian Katz

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LCPC
18 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Humorous
Virtual
Hi, I’m Brian If you feel stuck, and unable to change things, I can help you to start moving again. We can join together and create a strategy for working through the event or dilemma that is stressing you out. Together we can restore or surpass your previous level of productivity and satisfaction. I want to hear your story. I will listen. I will not judge. For the last 18 years, I have helped individuals, families and couples resolve problematic situations. Their experiences often instilled insight, confidence, serenity and hope. My holistic mission is to: • listen empathetically, without judgement • Ease suffering and improve functionality • Teach you to persist when fear and doubt are present • Be equal partners working together to create and implement strategies to resolve, accept and overcome the obstacles that impede your progress I want to • Help you find insight, meaning and purpose • Provide support as you proceed in the direction of your choosing • Teach you how to live more effectively • Create the opportunity for you to smile when it is most needed and least expected I take the time to educate you about the conditions that you experience and the treatment you receive. I believe that self-empowerment begins with self-understanding. I will help you understand why you do what you do and feel what you feel. I have extensive experience treating addicted people in residential in patient treatment, outpatient and aftercare facilities. I advise and treat families struggling to with parents, children and siblings that are addicted

Next available: Jun 20

Derrick Wright

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

Next available: Jun 21

Matt Marder

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LCSW
20 years of experience
Authentic
Direct
Open-minded
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: Jun 20

Joshua Eaves

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LCSW
5 years of experience
Direct
Solution oriented
Virtual
You are capable of reaching your full potential and thriving. Sometimes we may feel stuck or lost. Yet, I firmly believe that even in those dark moments when you feel overwhelmed that your have the strength and ability to find hope. I am passionate about helping clients through that process of discovery. I help people through support, empathy, and understanding. We explore challenges and solutions together. Life is often challenging. We need space to find peace and explore options. Together we can explore your goals, overcome difficulty, and become strong, resilient people. My goal is to help you tap into your inherent strengths. You are enough. I currently offer services to adults looking to explore their growth through a secure tele-health platform.

Next available: Jun 21

Tekoa Jaddua

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

Next available: Jun 20

KIMBERLY SPENCER

KIMBERLY SPENCER profile image
LCPC
20 years of experience
Authentic
Open-minded
Solution oriented
Virtual
Do you often feel overwhelmed and stressed, finding it difficult to get through the day? Are you struggling to connect with others or to maintain healthy relationships? Sometimes we can feel like life is taking us on an emotional roller coaster. We can find it difficult to manage or regroup from past hurts as well as compounding daily stressors. If you are experiencing strong emotions and need someone to help you make sense of it all I’m here, let’s talk about it. Together we can Explore root causes, determine strategies to Restore your emotional health and develop a plan to help you move forward Revitalized and Equipped with new skills to maximize your New Day. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) and have been a mental health provider since 2004. I have worked with clients with chronic diagnoses such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major depressive disorder, but my passion is to work with those attempting to manage trauma symptoms, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, life stressors, relationships, and those who are trying to identify the root causes of pain, trauma, stress, and overall unhappiness. My approach to therapy is that there is No One Way to do anything. Possibilities and solutions are infinite and individualized. Understanding how our thoughts influence our lives is a key part of my approach to therapy. A cognitive behavioral approach may be appropriate for one person and a dialectical approach may be more appropriate for another. We will explore together what works best for you, and use those strategies to bring forth restoration of the mind, body, spirit, and overall emotional well-being.

Next available: Jun 20

Benjamin Horberg

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LCSW
22 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, thanks so much for taking the time to visit my profile. I have been a therapist for over 20 years. The first day was quite profound September 11, 2001. It was my first year as an intern, and I walked to my desk. Well people were shouting and telling me to turn on the TV. I quickly realized the impact of world events on our community and individuals experience.. As a clinician, I have had the privilege to work in a variety of settings including community based middle health centers, faith, based organizations, hospice, social, work, outpatient psychiatry, partial hospitalization programs, college, counseling centers, as well as serving as a full-time faculty, member, and a bachelors social work program. My goal is a therapist is to treat each client as a unique individual. This is the holistic approach that I bring and I try to utilize all my experience to help each person achieve their goals and to move forward in life.

Next available: Jun 24

Eleanor Wolfe

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LCSW
18 years of experience
Virtual
How do you overcome the pain of loss? It may be the loss of a job, a romantic or social relationship, the death of a loved one (traumatic or unexpected) or a chronic health issue. Living in a face paced digital world, we expect instant gratification and often feel the pressure of unrealistic expectations. Life offers us all many challenges. Are you overwhelmed with anxiety or depressions? Do you use drugs, alcohol, food and or/other destructive relationships to relieve your pain. I am here to support you through it all.

Next available: Jun 20

Kevin S Fitzgerald

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Kevin S Fitzgerald profile image
LCPC
2 years of experience
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: Jun 20

Justin Cody

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

Next available: Jun 20

Seth Erickson

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LCSW
9 years of experience
Virtual
Feeling down, sad or worst of all...not feeling anything at all? My name is Seth and I specialize in treating depression and trauma reactions. I get it, depression and trauma can leave us feeling defeated and without hope. But there is hope and time after time I have seen my clients find that hope and find new purpose in their lives.

Next available: Jun 20

Michael Parks

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

Next available: Jun 20

Loren Morris

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

Next available: Jun 20

Eric L. Dungan

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LCSW
19 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, my name is Eric Dungan and I'm a Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Worker. I attended University of Louisville. I specialize in PTSD, Grief, loss, Depression, Anxiety, Marriage and Family and Anger Management. I have years of experience in the field of mental health care. I strive to help people attain their maximize potential in all aspects of their lives, using several different treatments modalities. All sessions are focused, to provide a nonjudgmental and objective environment to help the patient view their struggles with a new objective fair perspective towards themselves and other significant people and events in their lives.

Next available: Jun 24

Kyle Cosentino

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LCPC
14 years of experience
Virtual
Welcome! I'm Kyle, a compassionate and dedicated licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC) with a focus on helping individuals and couples overcome challenges and achieve meaningful change. With a Master's degree in Counseling and specialized training in EMDR, Gottman Method Couples Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), I offer a holistic approach to healing and growth. Some of my favorite clients to work with include couples with destructive communication, college students, client's suffering from social anxiety, and trauma. In addition, I have a special interest in exercise/nutrition and alternative treatments.

Next available: Jun 20

Caitlyn Rhorer

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Caitlyn Rhorer profile image
LCSW
2 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Indiana specializing in anxiety, trauma, CPTSD, and sexual issues. I completed Sex Therapy Certification through the Sexual Health Alliance and Somatic EMDR training through The Embody Lab. I have experience working in a wide array of settings including, addictions, out-patient care, in-patient psychiatric care, and integrated behavioral healthcare. Throughout my experience, I found my passion in working with individuals and relationships in a personalized therapeutic setting. I love to help clients work on the issues most important to them and to talk about those things that you may not be able to with anyone else. Everything is on the table with me, because it is all YOU!

Next available: Jun 23

Hiram Kirkendall

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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: Jun 20

Tim McNichol

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Tim McNichol profile image
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: Jun 20

Stephanie Driscoll

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Stephanie Driscoll profile image
LCPC
7 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
Hi, my name is Stephanie! Life is not something we experience in a cookie-cutter manner. If you are struggling through any form of loss, weather loss of a loved one, identity, or pet loss you don’t have to do it alone. Sitting with grief takes vulnerability, which is something we can discover and process together. Discovering your sense of self and identity, particularly during a transitional time in your life can trigger untapped emotions. This may include discovering layers of your self. Together, we can create a safe space to explore aspects of who you are. My background is in dance/movement therapy and I am open to incorporating creativity into sessions. I use a body-focused lens in my practice, which can lead to a more intimate connection with the self.

Next available: Jun 25

Oluwatamilore odimayo

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

Next available: Jun 27

Carlton Hemphill

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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: Jun 20

Paula Voigt

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LCPC
7 years of experience
Virtual
The desire to be a parent runs deep through your soul, and is unlike any other feeling. As a compassionate and empathetic therapist, I understand the complex emotional and psychological impact that infertility and miscarriage can have. For women or men starting their journey to conception or who are having difficulty conceiving, I can: • Support you in maintaining hope, peace and positivity while navigating uncertainty and help you build resiliency as you work through obstacles. • Help you to recognize and access your deeper intuition, so you are better equipped to honor your body, spirit and mind with the highest intention throughout your journey. • Work with you on increasing clarity and purpose around your fertility journey, checking in with your emotional, psychological and spiritual alignment as you move forward on your unique path. • Utilize a holistic approach to address integrative lifestyle strategies that may be beneficial to your fertility path, including nutrition, meditation and sleep quality. • Assist you in addressing relationship difficulties that can arise out of the stress of fertility challenges, and help you develop strategies to increase intimacy with your partner and foster healthy communication. For women and men considering or undergoing assisted reproductive treatments: • Modern medical technologies can sometimes cause us to feel disconnected from the natural processes of conception and pregnancy. We can work together to source your inner compass to establish personal guidelines and boundaries around assisted reproduction treatments so that you can approach these decisions and situations from a place of empowerment and sovereignty. • I can help you learn effective coping strategies for stress, depression and anxiety that may arise from diagnosis and treatment. • We can work together on developing a toolbox for knowing how to respond to inquiries and comments from family and friends and navigating workplace considerations. • In between treatments, we can focus on building resiliency while preparing emotionally and psychologically for your next round of treatment. For women and men who have experienced reproductive loss: • The devastating and seemingly invisible pain of losing a pregnancy is unique in that it involves not only the loss of your baby, but also involves the loss of the future - and there is no accepted way to mark that loss. Sometimes it seems that friends and family members expect the person to move on quickly. Partners often grieve differently - and for men, the trauma of miscarriage is often overlooked. Also, some women may suffer guilt or shame associated with the loss that doesn't tend to occur with other types of grieving. • There is no universal template for grief. Together, we will address your unique needs as you work through your grieving process.

Next available: Jun 22

Bill Swieringa

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LCSW
35 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! Im a Licensed Clinical Social Worker from Chicago. I am comfortable working with persons of color. I have a high priority for cultural respect. I have been working as a Child and Adult Therapist since 1987. I have a BA from Hope College, and a MSW from Michigan State University. I have worked as a therapist in Michigan, Washington, Illinois, and Alberta, Canada. I use a collaborative style of therapy to help my customers rediscover lost aspects of themselves and to develop new skills for coping with new difficulties. I still work with children above age 10, teens, adults, seniors, and couples. Children always need to be seen with their care-givers.

Next available: Jun 22

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