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35 therapists in Illinois matching your needs

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Julie Schrader

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LCPC
10 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Warm
Virtual
Whether you are struggling with relationships, work, anxiety, depression, or feel "stuck," you are no longer alone in your journey. Entering therapy is a brave choice, and helping you to reach your personal goals is my objective when partnering with you. I provide a safe, professional, warm environment where you can process your circumstances and make the necessary changes to live the life you want to live.

Next available: Jun 25

Gaby Cote

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LCPC
12 years of experience
Intelligent
Holistic
Direct
Virtual
Hi I'm Gaby. If you have been feeling sick and stuck in a negative thought process and wondering if there is anyone who can understand or help you, let's talk. I am here to help you experience change and escape from the pattern of life that has left you feeling different, unwell, and stuck. I am first and foremost a Trauma Informed Recovery Therapist. This means that I believe in you and I believe in your goals and I know we can find a way to get there while acknowledging all that you have been through. I realized I wanted to become a therapist during a serendipitous summer camp experience—40 feet in the air on the high ropes course, I learned that I loved helping people process challenging experiences in creative ways. I love using a lot of different approaches depending on what we are working on. Some of my favorite methods are cognitive behavioral therapy, positive psychology, strength based therapy, and psychodynamic therapy. I have been doing individual therapy with teens and adults of all ages since 2020. Previously, I worked as a clinical consultant, clinical director, and clinical supervisor in specialized mental health rehabilitation settings. I have been supporting people in creating and meeting their goals since 2012. I have used all of my past work experiences to learn how to work with clients to explore dreams, and strengths, and learn how to make these things their reality. I use eclectic strategies to support people as they sort through their lives and figure out ways to move forward in a new light. I believe that therapy is a special space that allows a person to sit, process, and problem-solve in a way that can’t always be done in day-to-day.

Next available: Jun 20

Ashley Perini

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LCPC
9 years of experience
Solution oriented
Empowering
Direct
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in Illinois and a Licensed Professional Counselor Mental Health Service Provider (LPC-MHSP) in Tennessee. I am an Army Veteran and I specialize in trauma and grief. I have experience treating many other mental health issues including: bipolar disorder, OCD, depression (postpartum and clinical), anxiety, personality disorders, chronic illness, domestic violence and life transitions.

Next available: Jun 25

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

Melissa Forte, LCPC, NCC, CCMHC, PEL

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

Next available: Jun 24

Jenifer Pittman

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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: Jun 21

Jane Perkins, Christian/Biblical Counselor

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LCPC
25 years of experience
Intelligent
Solution oriented
Virtual
I provide counseling services for clients seeking professional therapy while recognizing that God has an important role in personal healing. I want it to be evident to my clients that I am a Christian therapist who understands the power and grace God desires for his children. My goal is to help my clients discover the secrets of scripture written plainly for our instruction. When answers are lifted off the pages of God's love letter, it is energizingly freeing! The Bible is enough. Although I have been trained at a Master's Level by a University program and pursued a clinical license through Illinois and Missouri, I have learned that the Bible is the ultimate source for counseling through the most challenging times. Allow me to assist you in discovering God's instruction on how to positively restructure patterns of cognitive distortions and encourage behavior change so that you can experience peace of mind and joy. I specialize in working with those who struggle with anxiety, panic, addictions, OCD, sadness & depression and those looking to find purpose in life. As a solution-focused therapist, I am goal-oriented and vow not to misuse my time to reach set goals. I provide Online / Virtual Christian Counseling for Illinois and Missouri Residences. “The Word of God is sufficiently useful to teach us what is true and to make us realize what is wrong in our lives. It corrects us when we are wrong and teaches us to do what is right.” ~ 2 Tim. 3:16.

Next available: Jun 24

LaDonna V Miller

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LaDonna V Miller profile image
LCSW
8 years of experience
Open-minded
Authentic
Direct
Virtual
Oftentimes reaching out for help is a big step towards wellness and healing. Congratulations on taking that step! My name is LaDonna Miller and I am a clinical social worker in Chicago, Illinois. I have over 8 years working in the mental health field and would love to work alongside you to accomplish your goals! I have experience working with adults with depression, ADHD, anxiety disorders, panic disorders, multicultural issues, and complex trauma. I would describe my style as warm and supportive, and I am ready to help you tackle your struggle head-on. Collaboration is important - together we can work on establishing concrete goals and steps for you to help some mental health challenges, too. I know firsthand that getting help can be a challenge. I look forward to speaking with you to see if we are a good fit to partner in your journey!

Next available: Jun 20

Breann Gray

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Breann Gray profile image
LCPC
12 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
Authentic
Virtual
I enjoy working with clients who are motivated to change. Do you struggle with low self-esteem, depression, anxiety, life changes/transitions, racism-based trauma, difficulty setting boundaries or relationship stress? I seek to provide a space for growth and healing where you can safely share vulnerable parts of your life. I have 12 years of experience working with adolescents and adults in numerous levels of care including inpatient, partial hospitalization, and outpatient therapy programs. I will work with you by educating and empowering you. I will team up with you to show how your perceptions influence your behaviors. I am culturally responsive, LGBTQIA+ affirming, and will use your strengths to help you in your healing journey.

Next available: Jun 24

Mary Jo Thorson, MA, LCPC, NCC

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Mary Jo Thorson, MA, LCPC, NCC profile image
LCPC
5 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
Hello and Welcome! I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and here to help you with what is going on in your life. Together, let’s figure out what is getting in the way of you living your best life. Is it relationships, low mood, anxiety, depression, anger or life transitions? Even if you don’t know, we will figure it out! I use a variety of techniques to address issues such as anxiety, depression, divorce recovery, stress, relationship difficulties, mood disorders, life transitions and much more. It’s important to me that my clients feel they are in a non-judgmental safe space to process what they are going through. My clinical approach is evidence-based treatment. I utilize a variety of interventions including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Person-Centered, Solution Focused and Walk and Talk Therapy. I work with ages 18+ with a range of concerns. I work hard to provide an environment that is warm, welcoming, positive, safe, and collaborative. I started in this industry leading divorce recovery groups. I went on to lead a variety of other groups including divorce recovery, single moms, and anxiety. Life can sometimes be a struggle and asking for help isn’t always easy, but I hope you will reach out so together we can create a therapeutic relationship that will promote hope, growth, and healing. I offer sessions both virtually and in-person.

Next available: Jun 25

Susan Severson

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Susan Severson profile image
LCSW
8 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
Hello, I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in the state of Illinois, Florida, and Massachusetts (LICSW/LCSW). I earned a Master of Social Work degree in Advanced Clinical Social Work in Independent Clinical Practice and Health Care Specialization from Aurora University in 2016. I am a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor and received my CADC in 2021. I have experience working with individuals experiencing symptoms related to anxiety, panic attacks, social anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, stress, life transitions, LGBTQ+ issues, imposter syndrome, low self-esteem, perfectionism, grief, loneliness, ADHD, OCD, trauma, and substance abuse. I use evidence-based practices such as: cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), DBT Skills, mindfulness-based therapy, motivational interviewing, talk therapy, exposure therapy, and exposure response prevention (ERP). I want to help people who suffer from mental health and substance use disorders by providing them with compassion, empathy, and evidence- based therapy to help promote resilience, self-compassion, and improve their emotional well-being. You can book an appointment with me by clicking the link below: https://provider.growtherapy.com/book-appointment?id=6303&utm_source=provider-sourced&utm_medium=booking-link&utm_campaign=provider-dashboard Or you can call this phone number: 1 (786) 755-1863

Next available: Jun 24

Aryn Pardieck

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

Next available: Jun 20

Roger Hartline

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Roger Hartline profile image
LCSW
3 years of experience
Virtual
My name is Roger Hartline and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with several years of experience working with adults with a variety of behavioral health concerns. I have history working with older adults, adults, and the LGBTQ+ population in a group therapy setting as well as an individual setting. My hope is to effectively help clients on symptom management, developing coping strategy plans, and establishing a healthier relationship with themselves.

Next available: Jun 21

Precious Bradley

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

Next available: Jun 24

Renee Rodgers

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LCSW
23 years of experience
Virtual
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: 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

Hannah Noel

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LCSW
9 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Open-minded
Virtual
Hello! I’m Hannah, a clinical social worker licensed in Illinois with 9 years of experience. My approach utilizes a combination of different therapeutic interventions tailored to each client’s need. I am versed in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, and several other modalities. I believe that holding myself accountable for continuing education on new treatment methods and interventions allows me to provide a versatile and informed care.

Next available: Jul 1

Michelle Piller

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Michelle Piller profile image
LCPC
6 years of experience
Virtual
Navigating adulthood is hard. If you are finding yourself overwhelmed with stress and pressure from a life transition, relationships, your job, school, etc. or feel lost in figuring out who you are or who you want to be, I'm here to help. I will meet you where you are in your journey of adolescence, young adulthood and beyond and provide support and tools to cope with challenges, improve relationships, reframe your thoughts, and practice consistent self-care.

Next available: Jun 20

Lisa Jordan

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LCPC
11 years of experience
Virtual
I’m a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Illinois, and a Licensed Professional Counselor in Arizona and Texas. I’m also a nationally certified counselor. I help individuals create healthy communication and connection in their relationships with family, partners, colleagues and friends, with greater confidence and self-awareness. I can help you get unstuck, and start to create the life you really want. I offer you a safe, welcoming environment in which to understand yourself and others, and to use the past as a powerful guide for gaining insight and clarity about how to get more of what you really want in the present.

Next available: Jun 24

Abbey Lanton

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LCSW
21 years of experience
Virtual
Welcome! After much thought, you have made the very brave decision to seek therapy ... and what a difference it can make! It is important that you seek a therapist who respects your journey; Someone who demonstrates acceptance, compassion, empathy, and respect, while also therapeutically challenging you to become your best self - And I hope to serve as that person in your life. A little bit about me: I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW,) Perinatal Mental Health Counselor (PMH-C,) and Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) with over 20 years of clinical experience. In assisting my clients, I take an integrative approach in using various therapeutic principles to aid my work. Simply put, I will help you identify and utilize your strengths, so that we can work through your struggles.

Next available: Jun 20

J'lessa Yelder

J'lessa Yelder profile image
LCSW
3 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) based in Illinois. I received my Masters from Clark-Atlanta University and have been practicing for 3 years. I help children struggling with anxiety and depression. I help young adults and adults manage anxiety and depression by teaching coping skills and encouraging them to use them throughout their daily lives to improve their symptoms.

Next available: Jun 21

Alyssa Norbeck

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LCSW
5 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! I'm Alyssa Norbeck and I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Illinois and Texas. I understand that it can feel vulnerable and intimidating to begin therapy, but I'm passionate about making therapy a safe space where you feel heard and understood. My therapeutic style is empathetic, nonjudgemental, and individualized. I draw upon a variety of evidence-based treatment modalities (such as CBT, ACT, ERP, and EMDR) to help you reach your goals. I received my Master's in Social Work from USC. I've worked with a variety of age groups presenting with a range of clinical issues in both individual and group settings, including private practice, mental health and substance use intensive outpatient programs (IOP), crisis management and stabilization, Employee Assistance Programs, and in skilled nursing facilities/long term care. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family, playing with my dog, gardening, crafting, and kayaking.

Next available: Jun 20

Kelly Hamoudah, Psy.D.

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PsyD
8 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Direct
Virtual
Hello, I’m Dr. Kelly Hamoudah. In my work, I believe that establishing a safe space and building rapport is the first step towards the healing process. If you’re looking for help from a psychologist who uses evidence based interventions, is warm and friendly, and cares about you reaching your goals, then you’re in the right spot. I’m a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of Illinois. Originally from Wisconsin, I earned my doctorate in clinical psychology with an emphasis on health psychology and behavioral medicine from Adler University in Chicago. In my free time I like to spend time with my family, play with my dog, garden, travel, and cook.

Next available: Jun 24

Neelma Zafar

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LCSW
4 years of experience
Virtual
Hi, my name is Neelma Zafar. The stigma in many cultures around mental health can be debilitating. I believe that no matter what background you are coming from, your mental and emotional health should be made as much of a priority as your physical health. Taking the first step and asking for help can be intimidating, but I meet my clients where they are and get to know them and their strengths. My approach is trauma-focused and evidence-based therapy and I believe in empowering my clients. I am trained in EMDR, DBT and CBT. Currently, I am working with sexually abused and sexually problematic children. I do family therapy sessions. I immigrated from Pakistan and I know personally what "trauma" is. I volunteered with refugees and worked with them on their mental health issues. I know Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi languages. I volunteer at the food pantry and daily bread soup kitchen and strongly believe in giving back to the community. I am hear to listen to my clients in a judgement-free zone in order to help them grow as a person and move past trauma.

Next available: Jun 20

Eva Lucht

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LCPC
23 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
Hi, I’m Eva, Have you been struggling to keep up with your daily activities, not having a good balance in life? Or have you been troubled with anxiety, not being able to come to rest, trouble sleeping and your mind racing? Are your relationships difficult to manage and you feel your life is out of control? Have you lost connection with your partner? I belief that a fulfilling life is what people strive to achieve. To attain that goal, you might employ many different strategies, some more effective than others. I help you learn to manage thoughts and feelings so you can feel more in control in how you handle your life and relationships. Together we can explore the issues that keep you from having a more fulfilling life. So you might begin to utilize the insights and skills you learned right of way, I embrace a client-based approach, focusing on your needs and immediate concerns. I provide a safe space for you to share your concerns, to explore new options, to practice new ways, to grow, and to heal. Whether you are dealing with depression or anxiety, feeling overwhelmed with daily life or having relationship problems, I am here to help you.

Next available: Jun 20

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