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76 therapists in Illinois matching your needs

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Hiram Kirkendall

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

Next available: Jul 26

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 26

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 29

Diana Dobier, Psy.D., LCP

(she/her)

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

Next available: Jul 26

Justin Freeman

(he/him)

Justin Freeman, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
25 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) based in Illinois. I received my MA in Clinical Psychology from Eastern Illinois University and have practiced for over 25 years. I enjoy helping people find hope again when struggling with depression, trauma, and self-injury. Life is hard, and sometimes we need to know that someone out there believes in us and knows that we can do hard things.

Next available: Jul 30

Stephanie Armanetti

(she/her)

Stephanie Armanetti, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
15 years of experience
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
I am a licensed clinical social worker in Illinois with years of experience helping individuals and couples navigate life's challenges. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Next available: Jul 26

Melissa Filippi

Melissa Filippi, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
29 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
As an experienced School Social Worker with an LCSW, I have a demonstrated history of working with children, preteens, adolescents and adults in both education and in private practice. I am also a Certified Integrative Mental Health Professional. I earned both my bachelors and my masters degrees in social work, I have been committed to working with children and adolescents from the start of my career. I earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Southern Illinois University and a Masters in Social Work from the University of Illinois at Chicago Jane Addams School of Social Work. I am always working to grow and improve my practice by researching, finding and providing effective supports and using the most current, best-practices in the field. Using a strengths-based approach with Cognitive Behavior Theory, Person-Centered counseling approach and the integration of other approaches, such as Solution Focused Therapy, and Positive Psychology-I work with clients to find more positive, effective social and coping skills. Through my work with clients, they can begin to see improvements in their relationships and their positive connectedness to the community. I specialize in working with clients of all ages-12 years to adulthood- who have difficulty with self-esteem, depression, trauma, anxiety, Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), parenting and behavior management issues. I have a special interest in working with adolescents and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders and clients/students with trauma. I assist clients to learn distress tolerance, emotion regulation and how to incorporate mindfulness and other coping strategies in order to manage their bio psycho-social environments.

Next available: Jul 28

Holly Fak

(she/her)

Holly Fak, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
20 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
Hello, my name is Holly. I am Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years of experience dedicated to empowering clients be the best version of themselves. My counseling style is warm, interactive, and collaborative using a strengths-based, client centered approach. My clinical experience includes working with individuals who struggle with anxiety, depression, trauma, and life transitions. I have extensive training in crisis counseling in the Emergency Department and inpatient psychiatric units. I have worked in domestic violence and provided community-based therapy to children and families. I enjoy working with new mothers, caregivers, and those working through grief and loss.

Next available: Jul 26

Kim Trauth

(she/her)

Kim Trauth, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
5 years of experience
Open-minded
Humorous
Virtual
Hi there! My name is Kim and I am a licensed clinical social worker. I have been helping individuals deal with anxiety, mood disorders, addiction, and adjustment issues for about 5 years now. My approach tends to be supportive, empathetic, and respectful. As a counselor, I utilize an integrated approach that brings in interventions from cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness based therapy, and supportive therapy. I am going to be supporting you along the way of your therapeutic journey to develop healthy coping skills and elicit positive change in your life. I encourage healthy, independent decision making and I will be there on the sidelines cheering you on. A goal of mine is for you to be able to navigate these stressful times in an effective manner. Looking forward to being a part of your support team!

Next available: Jul 27

Theresa Patton

(she/her)

Theresa Patton, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
28 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Intelligent
Virtual
I am a licensed clinical and rehabilitation therapist based in Illinois, operating a private practice. With over two decades of experience, I specialize in treating mood disorders, anxiety, family systems, and addiction or substance misuse. My primary objective is to offer support and treatment to adults, seniors, and families in need of assistance with their mental health and addiction disorders. As a biracial therapist, I am committed to assisting clients in overcoming obstacles and gaining a better understanding of themselves so that they can lead more positive lives. I am committed to using my expertise to help clients on their mental and emotional wellness journey. As a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), I uphold this designation's requirements and ethical obligations. However, due to the enormous time commitment, I cannot provide short-term or long-term disability documentation on this platform.

Next available: Jul 31

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 26

Samantha Knobbe

Samantha Knobbe, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
9 years of experience
Intelligent
Open-minded
Direct
Virtual
Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with a Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work from Aurora University. I am based in Illinois and have over 9 years of experience in many different capacities of the mental health field. I work with individuals (children and adults). I do my best to create a warm, inviting, safe, and judgement free environment.

Next available: Jul 26

Monika Breidenbach LCPC, NPT-C, CIMHP

(she/her)

Monika Breidenbach LCPC, NPT-C, CIMHP, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
8 years of experience
Virtual
I can help you understand how your brain and body work and even bring a little humor to it. I can support you to not beat yourself up when you screw up, My specialization - trauma, anxiety, panic attack, depression, burned out, stress. No one can tell exactly what needs to change or how. But I can help you figure it out.

Next available: Jul 29

Lucretia Mayer

(she/her)

Lucretia Mayer, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
8 years of experience
Virtual
I am Lucretia Mayer L.C.P.C. M.A., a mental health psychotherapist, who has experienced nearly a decade of helping clients navigate through life's challenges such as stress, anxiety, BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ concerns, and interpersonal relationships. My approach is deeply rooted in compassion and I employ a range of personalized therapeutic techniques including CBT, DBT, ACT, Gestalt exercises, and Expressive Art Therapy. At Oak and Reed Counseling where I practice, I firmly believe in the power of empathy and tailored care to successfully guide clients through career obstacles or emotional fatigue.

Next available: Aug 16

Susan Severson

(she/her)

Susan Severson, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
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: Jul 26

Olena Burger

Olena Burger, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
10 years of experience
Open-minded
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I received my master's degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and I have been practicing for 10 years. I help adolescents and adults struggling with mental health problems stemming from traumatic life experiences and circumstances out of their control. I offer a compassionate and client-centered approach to therapy that utilizes both holistic and evidence-based practices.

Next available: Jul 26

Terri Griswold-Dodgson

Terri Griswold-Dodgson, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
10 years of experience
Virtual
I have a passion for helping individuals who have been wounded physically, emotionally and spiritually to become whole and restored. During my professional career I have worked with individuals of all ages who suffer from traumatic experiences, mood disorders, chronic illness, grief and loss, crisis intervention and a host of other issues. I am a certified premarital/marital counseling facilitator with PREPARE/ENRICH. I believe in the mind, body, spirit approach and finding balance in those areas. I work with individuals to find balance in life and to become more whole through exploring the various areas of their lives.

Next available: Jul 27

Ariel Swanson

(she/her)

Ariel Swanson, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
10 years of experience
Virtual
Step back for one second and look at you for making it this far! Go you! I know it doesn't always feel the greatest to allow yourself to be vulnerable, but you're at the starting line to helping yourself (with a little help from your new therapist - Ariel!) I have been in practice providing services in Illinois for 10 years working with a variety of clients. I'm here to help support you, provide encouragement, and empower you to be the best you. I am here to be a support for you through life stress, managing your mood and helping reduce the symptoms bringing you into therapy.

Next available: Jul 27

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 26

Abbey Lanton

Abbey Lanton, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
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: Aug 3

Erica Negrete

(she/her)

Erica Negrete, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
10 years of experience
Virtual
Hola/Hello, my name is Erica and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), fluent in English and Spanish. I use a combination of evidence-based practices, including Internal Family Systems, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Strength Based, and Gottman. I bring over ten years of experience working with adolescents, adults, families, and couples. You are the expert in your own life, and it is my goal to meet every client where they are within their therapeutic healing process. I look forward to helping and guiding you in developing new confidence, behaviors, and skills as we work on achieving your goals.

Next available: Jul 26

Kari Regan

(she/her)

Kari Regan, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
9 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) based in Illinois. I went to school at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology for my Masters in Counseling Psychology. For my internship I worked at a probation department with the Gender-Specific caseload; specifically concentrating on women who struggled with severe circumstances. I worked with that population for almost five years with my LPC and then moved to Medication-Assisted clients in the Addictions field for about two years. I received my LCPC and transitioned to private practice, where I've been working for over two years.

Next available: Aug 6

Bonnie Lansing

(she/her)

Bonnie Lansing, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
13 years of experience
Open-minded
Empowering
Warm
Virtual
I believe strength resides in all of us. I can and will be at times very blunt and to the point, but I do know that this is your life being discussed not mine. I have an inclusive feminist background and am comfortable working with all genders. I believe that laughter is the best medicine and that everyone is capable of living the best life possible. I live in a multi dog/cat/parrot household and odds are good you will not just hear them but may occasionally see them. No worries they don’t judge and have been sworn to HIPAA secrecy.

Next available: Jul 26

Kristine L. Cabrera- Vazquez

(she/her)

Kristine L. Cabrera- Vazquez, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
10 years of experience
Virtual
Research has repeatedly shown that the quality of the therapist-client relationship is the most significant predictor of a positive outcome. My style is direct but compassionate, relaxed yet professional. I believe in a collaborative approach, where you actively participate in your therapeutic journey. Together, we will work to understand the ‘whys’ behind your choices, your patterns of negative thinking and behaviors, and the extent of their impact on your daily functioning.

Next available: Jul 26

Jennifer Martin Rieck

Jennifer Martin Rieck, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
5 years of experience
Intelligent
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
Hi, I am Jenn, and I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Certified Telemental Health Provider, and the owner of Epijennetics Counseling and Consulting in Libertyville, Illinois. Epijennetics Counseling is located just outside of downtown Libertyville off of Milwaukee Avenue in Forum Square. You can read more about my work and practice at www.epijennetics.com. As a therapist, I hold the belief that we cannot fully understand mental health without first understanding the impact of our stories, our relationships, and our beliefs about ourselves, others, and the world. I am passionate about helping clients increase their self-awareness of these things so that they are more in touch with their feelings, needs, and desires, and are more equipped with the knowledge and tools to create the life that they want. By utilizing assessments such as the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator to better understand personality and the Young Schema Assessment to explore harmful thoughts and beliefs that came from previous experiences and messages received during childhood years, I help clients discover hidden obstacles that keep them from having the life they dream of. I have found that when we put in the work to make sense of ourselves and our stories, we not only heal and grow ourselves but also develop more compassion and increased understanding of others. Often this growth and healing process lessens mental health symptoms such as anxiety and depression and improves overall quality of life, as well as relationship quality. If you are interested in doing some exploring, I would love to hear from you! (Please make an in-office appointment if you are booking Couple or Family therapy sessions.)

Next available: Jul 26

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