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48 therapists in Illinois matching your needs

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Merek Poto

(they/them)

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

Next available: Jul 19

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

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 19

Dr. Mary Wilson

Dr. Mary Wilson, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
30 years of experience
Authentic
Intelligent
Virtual
Hi there! I am a licensed therapist and have been in the field for 30 years. I have a doctorate in Philosophy with a focus of Psychology. I specialize in personality disorders, anger management, and trauma. My passion is working with adults that present with an array of issues including but not limited to anger, trauma, mood disorders, personality disorders, and criminal behavior. I have a lengthy background with couple counseling, effective communication, and narcissistic abuse.

Next available: Aug 11

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 19

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 19

Susan Pagels

Susan Pagels, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
23 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Open-minded
Virtual
We all struggle with obstacles that seem insurmountable but I believe everyone has the power within themselves to reach for the stars. Sometimes it takes baby steps and often we need someone we can trust to lend a helping hand. I will be there to listen and offer that hand. I am an empathetic, mental health professional with 20 years experience counseling children, adolescents and adults. . I welcome diversity and am experienced servicing the LGBTQ community. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Next available: Jul 19

Debbie Levinson

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

Next available: Jul 19

Patricia V Voloschin-Weiner

Patricia V Voloschin-Weiner, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
38 years of experience
Authentic
Direct
Empowering
Virtual
I have been providing English and Spanish speaking families in the Chicago area with a wide range of psychological and counseling services since 1985. In our sessions we will explore your feelings, beliefs, or behaviors which are of concern to you and/or your family and identify aspects of yourself or your life that you would like to change. Issues we can discuss can include coping with life challenges, relationship issues, parenting stress, dealing with depression, anxiety, trauma or issues regarding work related stress. I have a Bachelors of Arts in Social Work and Psychology from Michigan State University, Masters of Arts in Psychology from Eastern Illinois University and a Masters in Public Health from the University of Illinois-Chicago. I am an Illinois Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and Social Worker. I am a certified Divorce Mediator.

Next available: Jul 22

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

Beatriz Gonzalez

(she/her)

Beatriz Gonzalez, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
4 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Virtual
Hello, I am Beatriz Gonzalez and I am a Latina LCSW. I specialize in trauma-based work utilizing short and long-term case management/counseling services. I have worked with individuals and families to provide specific intensive case management and behavioral health services. I am bilingual in Spanish/English and enjoy working with a diverse population. I have years of experience working with adults and adolescents that are struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, life-transitions, relationship, grief, and other stressors. I am aware that beginning the therapy journey can come with a variety of mixed feelings and emotions, but DON'T WORRY! During my work, I always put the client's needs first and will work alongside you at the pace you are comfortable with. I strive to help my clients foster awareness and gain insight into their inner emotions. My hope is that clients will gain a new outlook and feel empowered to make changes. I believe therapy can be effective when it is built on a relationship of trust, acceptance, and commitment to change. I employ evidenced-based professional counseling methods and invite individuals to integrate their own perspective, values, and goals into each session. If you are seeking healing and hope that will last, I would be honored to help you on your journey.

Next available: Jul 22

Cristina Alba

Cristina Alba, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
1 year of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Authentic
Virtual
Hi, I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker located in Northwest Indiana. I am licensed in both Indiana and Illinois and services population in the Chicagoland area as well. I have worked in social services since 2010. I specialize in trauma focused treatment and I work with both adults and children.

Next available: Jul 22

Jennifer Frank

(she/her)

Jennifer Frank, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
8 years of experience
Open-minded
Warm
Virtual
Are you looking for a positive change in your life? I am passionate about helping people. I help to build empowerment in day-to-day life along with life changes. I want to help others find their path to live a fruitful and enjoyable life. I have experience working with trauma, addictions, anxiety, and depression. I enjoy helping people navigate life changes that they have chosen and not those they have not chosen for themselves. I work to create a safe environment where you can express your emotions and experiences. I enjoy providing therapy and helping others to change their lives. If you have any questions please ask and let's see if we are a good match!!

Next available: Jul 23

Jennifer Mehochko

Jennifer Mehochko, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
28 years of experience
Warm
Intelligent
Empowering
Virtual
"I believe in a holistic approach to therapy so I integrate traditional talk therapy with experiential therapies that aid in better nervous system regulation, healing, and overall relief of symptoms. Experiential, brain-based healing & somatic therapies can help accelerate change and often reduce time in counseling. I specialize in biologically based healing, which assists in resolving trauma symptoms that are frozen or stuck in the body. I have training in EMDR (eye movement desensitization & reprocessing) and am a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (SEP). I interweave these therapies and attachment-based support and repair into all my work with clients, which allows for a rich, gentle, connection-based healing approach. I have been in private practice for over 20 years, and prior to that time I worked in a variety of mental health settings. I see clients via telehealth. ***Please note when scheduling: Please DO NOT schedule yourself until you've talked with me first :) I am working from 2 different calendars, so its very important to email or call/text me 331-223-4170 to set up the Initial Intake -to avoid delays and double booking, as I may already be scheduled with someone from my other practice ... thanks for understanding and being willing to be flexible! Education & Certifications: Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) Master of Psychology, The Adler School of Professional Psychology Bachelor of Psychology, Illinois State University Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR) Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (SEP) Transforming the Experience-Based Brain (TEB) Touch Practitioner

Next available: Jul 19

Isabel Acevedo

(she/her)

Isabel Acevedo, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
10 years of experience
Virtual
I have been a licensed therapist for about a decade. I have worked with in many sectors and have a wide range of experiences. I have worked with survivors and perpetrators of abuse. I also have done family and couples counseling. I am fluent in Spanish and multicultural. I love working with individuals of different backgrounds as I know therapy is not a "one size fits all". I like meeting my clients where they are at and focusing on their goals. My job is for you not to need me anymore.

Next available: Jul 19

Debra Prichard-Hurt

(she/her)

Debra Prichard-Hurt, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
30 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who has over 30 years in the mental health field working in psychiatric hospitals and private practice. I work with clients who have depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts and/or attempts, self-harming behaviors, relationship issues, divorce, marriage therapy, grief issues, domestic victims, substance use, anger management and adolescent/family issues. I am passionate about what I do and truly care about each and every one of my clients.

Next available: Jul 20

Dawn Sage

Dawn Sage, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
7 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Warm
Virtual
I am a compassionate and dedicated Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) committed to providing a safe and supportive environment for individuals seeking to enhance their mental well-being and alleviate symptoms of distress. Holding a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology and bringing years of experience in the medical field (EMS), I have gained a deep understanding of the complex challenges individuals encounter in both their professional and personal lives.

Next available: Jul 23

Rupa Kantorek

Rupa Kantorek, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
15 years of experience
Open-minded
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
Hi there, I’m Rupa. Are you living the authentic life you envision for yourself? Does your dream match your reality? I help individuals of all ages to discover who they truly are. Together, we will explore your strengths and passions. We will also identify any obstacles which may be holding you back from reaching your full potential. I incorporate a variety of interventions into sessions to help process deep feelings- with the goal of building strength and resilience as you begin writing your next chapter. Whether it's anxiety, trauma, or other issues that are keeping you from fully living your life, I am here to provide support. I bring more than 15 years of clinical experience in non-profit, private practice and hospital settings. A strong focus has been on work with marginalized communities, including LGBTQIA+, special needs, and BIPOC individuals.

Next available: Jul 23

Danika Dale

(she/her)

Danika Dale, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
6 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I'm so glad you are here to learn a bit more about me. Picking the right therapist is such an important decision and I want you to feel confident you've found a great match. One of my biggest priorities is to make therapy feel good for people. I know that for many, therapy can seem awkward or uncomfortable. I'm trying my best to change that narrative by allowing our time together to be relaxed and a space where you feel like an equal. I want you to feel seen and understood anytime we work together. My specialty is helping those who have experienced truly difficult seasons in life find three main things: self-awareness, balance and peace. This often includes working with those who have had tough childhood experiences, first responders, relationship issues (divorce, abuse, infidelity, etc.), sexual assault victims, and parents with postpartum anxiety and/or depression. In our sessions together we will focus on getting to know your thoughts, feelings and behaviors. We will identify where the problem spots are, and collaborate in creating strategies you can use to feel more balanced in your day-to-day life. We can also explore memories and past experiences, understanding how these affect your present. Ultimately, our work can help you to find peace with the past, contentment with your present and enthusiasm for the future.

Next available: Jul 24

Jennifer Vandigo

(she/her)

Jennifer Vandigo, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
12 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Open-minded
Virtual
I welcome you to join me on your journey of self-discovery therefore helping you create a peaceful and fulfilling life. I am deeply committed to assisting you in embracing your true power and understanding your inherent worth. With my compassionate and loving nature, I derive great joy from helping individuals enhance their lives. As a clinician, I have come to recognize that the most crucial aspect of counseling is the establishment of a strong connection and a sense of comfort between the therapist and the individual seeking support. I strive to create a safe and supportive environment for those I assist. Most recently, I completed a 2-year program in advanced spiritual psychology, which has enriched the depth of my therapeutic abilities. Throughout my career, I have provided counseling for a wide range of issues, including but not limited to depression, anxiety, stress, family problems, trauma, abuse, addictions, relationship challenges and parenting issues. By combining my expertise, experience, and compassionate nature, I am dedicated to supporting you in your journey toward healing and personal growth. Together, we can work towards creating a more peaceful, joyful and fulfilling life for you.

Next available: Jul 19

Oluwatoyin Olabisi Hines, Army Veteran

(she/her)

Oluwatoyin Olabisi Hines, Army Veteran, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
20 years of experience
Challenging
Authentic
Virtual
Toyin is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with over 19 years in the field of counseling. Toyin journeys with clients using a coaching style, psychodynamic approach, person-centered care, mindfulness-based practices, and integrative models including trauma-conscious yoga, Cognitive Processing Therapy, Prolonged Exposure, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Toyin completed her Master of Science degree in Community Counseling from Columbus State University (Columbus, GA), Advanced Psychodynamic Clinical Practice Fellowship Program at the University of Chicago School of Social Work (Chicago, IL); and Doctorate in Pastoral Counseling at Hope Bible Institute and Seminary (South Bend, Indiana). She also completed a Master of Arts degree in Religious Studies from the University of Chicago Divinity School and is a retired Brigade Chaplain at the rank of Major with a Family Life Chaplain skill identifier in the Illinois Army National Guard (ILARNG).

Next available: Jul 30

Leslie Mendoza

(she/her)

Leslie Mendoza, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
10 years of experience
Open-minded
Intelligent
Authentic
Virtual
Leslie is a clinical licensed professional counselor (LCPC) in the state of Illinois. She received her M.A. in Counseling Psychology from Northwestern University. She has worked with children, youth and families for 10 years in non-profit organizations. She draws from multiple clinical orientations to meet her client's needs and help them achieve their personal goals. Leslie is excited to work with youth (13+), young adults, and adults via telehealth. Leslie es una terapeuta licenciada en el estado de Illinois. Ella recibio su maestría en psicología en la universidad de Northwestern. Ella a trabajado con niños, jóvenes, y familias durante 10 años en organizaciones sin fines de lucro. Ella se basa en múltiples orientaciones clínicas para satisfacer las necesidades de sus clientes y ayudarlos a alcanzar sus objetivos personales. Leslie está entusiasmada de trabajar con jóvenes (mayores de 13+), adultos jóvenes, y adultos a través de telesalud.

Next available: Jul 22

Cindy Bill LCSW, CRADC, CCTPII

(she/her)

Cindy Bill LCSW, CRADC, CCTPII, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
11 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
Hello, My name is Cindy Bill and I am a licensed clinical social worker in Virginia, Delaware and Illinois. It is my hope that I can come alongside you to aid in the challenges that life may be presenting to you. We can all feel overwhelmed by life stressors. It is my purpose to help you find answers that will work for you in your life and help you create your own life worth living.

Next available: Jul 22

Meredith Patterson

(she/her/hers)

Meredith Patterson, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
6 years of experience
Open-minded
Direct
Empowering
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in Chicago, IL. I have been a practicing clinician since 2017. I have experience with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), psychoanalytic therapy, and mindfulness-based therapies. My treatment approach is rooted in evidence-based practices that focuses on how feelings affect thoughts which leads to behavior. I studied at National Louis University, where I obtained a Master’s degree in Community Counseling. I have worked in several settings including psychiatric hospitals for adolescents, intensive outpatient programs for adolescents and adults, in-home family therapy for adoptive children, and individual therapy in a community health clinic.

Next available: Jul 24

Julie Sellner/Perry

Julie Sellner/Perry, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
23 years of experience
Virtual
Hi I am a licensed clinical professional counselor and prior to that I was a register nurse. I have been in private practice for over 20 years and have seen people with all types of mental health issues and emotional issues and my goal is to help you find healing and the best version of yourself. I have a love for people and have been in the helping field a long time. If you are interested in knowing my passion and heart check out my website and what my calling is about https://www.mended-hearts.org

Next available: Jul 19

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