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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
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 16

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

Rene Stockton

(he/him)

Rene Stockton, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
34 years of experience
Intelligent
Direct
Empowering
Virtual
My name is Rene Stockton (pronounced Reni). I am a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) in the state of Illinois. I serve my community as a counselor, therapist and change agent. I have had the privilege to work with individuals and families from primarily underserved populations and communities over the course of a 30 year social work practice in two great American cities. I have encountered child, adolescent and adult challenges ranging from trauma to writer’s block and wellness. I will partner with you to create the soft and more concrete changes you are looking to achieve in your life. My style is open, supportive and person centered, we will choose the approach for your situation using a variety of theories and concepts including art, movement, and EMDR.

Next available: Jul 16

Amanda Feiner, MA, LCPC

(she/her)

Amanda Feiner, MA, LCPC, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
15 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Authentic
Virtual
My mission is to help promote healing from within, as well as emotional support, and behavioral change. As humans, we can get stuck in the past or future. As a truly empathetic, genuine, and nonjudgemental clinician, I can provide you with a safe environment to explore and process the nature of your issues that may be keeping you in a state of suffering. I have experience working with children, adults, couples, and families. I am trained in techniques effective with issues including mood disorders, emotional disturbance, family conflict, behavioral disturbance, anxiety, and many other issues affecting your everyday life. I have a special interest in experience working with trauma, sexual abuse issues, and PTSD. Using Trauma-Focused CBT, I can help clients acknowledge experienced trauma without negative symptoms attached. I accept multiple insurance plans and will work with you to find an appointment time that works with your schedule. Please call with any questions or to schedule your first appointment.

Next available: Jul 16

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

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 4

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 16

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 16

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 16

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 16

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 16

Amanda Strobel

Amanda Strobel, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
22 years of experience
Virtual
Hello Potential Client! Welcome to my Practice. My name is Amanda Strobel and I am a licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC). I have had an opportunity to practice behavioral health therapy in many settings over the last 25+ years. My overall goal is to support my clients through their therapeutic journey including supporting them through life transitions, stressful or overwhelming situations, grief or loss issues or executive counseling for career advancement. You will find that I have worked in a variety of therapy settings including: private practice both in person and virtual, inpatient/outpatient, corporate settings, residential, therapeutic day schools, mentally ill substance abuse and oncology wellness centers. In those setting I provided therapy on a variety of mental health issues. I spent the first 15 years of my career working with children, adolescents and young adults working through: physical/sexual and neglect issues, anxiety/panic/OCD, depression, bi-polar disorder, suicidal ideation and actions, family conflicts, boundary setting and substance abuse issues. I have also worked with the overall family unit to address family conflict, parenting issues and relationship building. In more recent years my focus has been on grief/loss issues, coping skills, self care, executive consulting and counseling, life transitional issues and working through major life changes and choices. I would love to support you as you take your first steps towards achieving your goals-please reach out and schedule an appointment.

Next available: Jul 16

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

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 16

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 16

Caitlyn Rhorer

(she/they)

Caitlyn Rhorer, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
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: Jul 17

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 22

Stephanie Driscoll

(she/her)

Stephanie Driscoll, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
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: Jul 16

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 16

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 in my Yorkville office or via telehealth. ***Please note when scheduling: Please DO NOT schedule yourself! 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 16

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

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

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 16

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 16

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

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