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Jessica L. Novak, LCSW, CADC

Jessica L. Novak, LCSW, CADC, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
22 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
Authentic
Virtual
In-person
450 E Market St...
*** ATTENTION: Please do NOT schedule yourself on this platform (Grow Therapy), as I am managing 2 separate scheduling calendars. Please view availability offered and then call/text me at 630-708-0392 to let me know your desired days/times for appointments. Once confirmed with me, you may then set up an appointment here, and fill out your intake information. Thank you! *** Hello there! My name is Jessica, and I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor (CADC). I have over 22 years of experience working with individuals and families. It is a privilege assisting others as they navigate life transitions, painful loss, emotional distress, and circumstances that may be preventing them from facilitating change and moving towards a future they'd like to see. I obtained a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree and a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree at George Williams College at Aurora University. I have a diverse background of professional experience, as I have worked in school settings; in partnerships with local police departments; in inpatient and outpatient programs in behavioral health hospitals; supplying psycho-educational materials and groups for youth and adolescents; presenting at seminars for other professionals in the field; and providing individual, family, and group therapy in a variety of settings.

Next available: Jul 23

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: Aug 3

Nancy Anderson

(she/her)

Nancy Anderson, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
12 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Virtual
Are you ready to live better? Do you currently feel stuck in the past? Do you desire to be fully in the present to do well today and in the future? Let’s work together to reach your personal goals to be the best that you can be. Life is a journey and each day is a new opportunity. The past does not define the future. I focus on CBT therapy, Cognitive behavioral therapy. Let’s collaborate together to help you reach your personal goals. Let us work together to find the tools and strategies that works for you. I offer a nonjudgmental space for you to process your issues and concerns. Let’s work together to manage your personal challenges.

Next available: Jul 22

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 30

Lauren Rosenfeldt

Lauren Rosenfeldt, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
20 years of experience
Solution oriented
Intelligent
Virtual
With a BA from Tulane University and an MSW from the University of Illinois-Chicago, I have been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) since 2000. My professional journey has been deeply rewarding, focusing on supporting individuals facing chronic illness, hospice care, depression, and anxiety. I utilize a strength-based approach combined with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to empower my clients. Throughout my career, I have developed a special affinity for working with older adults. My experience at Lutheran General Hospital and Alexian Brothers Medical Center, where I worked in case management and geropsychiatry, has honed my skills in addressing the unique challenges faced by this population. My passion lies in helping older adults navigate the complexities of loss and life transitions. I am committed to providing compassionate and effective psychotherapy, tailored to meet the unique needs of each individual.

Next available: Jul 23

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 22

Karina Servin Jimenez

(she/her)

Karina Servin Jimenez, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
8 years of experience
Empowering
Open-minded
Authentic
Virtual
Hi, I am a Bilingual (English/Spanish) Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. I have experience working with children, adolescents and Adults who are struggling with uncomfortable emotions, difficult relationships and personal discovery. My background includes working with survivors of Domestic Violence, Crisis intervention that includes suicidal ideations, self-harm behavior and anger management. I also have experience in the group setting, working in the Intensive Outpatient Program.

Next available: Jul 26

Michelle Foor

(she/her)

Michelle Foor, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
3 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
Hello! I'm Michelle. As a dedicated mental health therapist, I am committed to guiding individuals on their journey towards well-being with a strong emphasis on self-care and intention. My goal is to get my clients started with building awareness of the patterns and behaviors causing distress, setting out to build strategies into seeing the “bigger picture”, and then making the choice to shift away into "new and different". I believe that the mental health journey can feel different for everyone and is valid for all. It’s addressing the pile-on effects of everyday stress and learning how to breathe through anxiety and panic attacks. It’s establishing and keeping a daily routine as part of ADHD symptom management and finding self-compassion when experiencing depressive thoughts. There is no perfect or prescriptive way to approach the process of mental well-being. My role as a therapist is to support, facilitate, and provide collaborative space to examine all the pieces.

Next available: Jul 26

Karen Dolbee

(she/her)

Karen Dolbee, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
20 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Open-minded
Virtual
Hi! I'm Karen and I am excited to meet you. I enjoy being a part of my clients' journeys as they explore challenges, concerns related to anxiety and depression, and the ups and downs of life. I will meet you where you are at with a non-judgemental and curious attitude. Together we will explore and examine what you are experiencing currently and what you would like your future to look like and then we will be on our way!

Next available: Jul 22

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 22

Marianny Arribas

(she/her)

Marianny Arribas, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
8 years of experience
Warm
Intelligent
Authentic
Virtual
In-person
3139 North Linc...
I am originally from Brazil, native Portuguese speaker with a proficiency in Spanish and English, and I have been using these skills to provide counseling services in all three languages. I have been offering psychotherapy services for adolescents, adults, families, and couples. My work is guided by psychoanalytic orientation valuing the ethics of listening and acceptance as a way to assist and access people in their relationships with themselves, with others, and the world. This approach focuses on the unconscious processes and in the singularities of each individual. The main intention is to amplify the life potential in each of us, helping us to understand our responsibility in the way we live, work, suffer, and love. This process can be a liberating experience in that it will not try to adapt us to fixed standards. It guides us to cope with our own way of existing, allowing us to say no to the unbearable and sustain our own position/desire in the world.

Next available: Jul 22

Elise Stewart

Elise Stewart, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
4 years of experience
Virtual
I am here to provide a safe space for self-exploration and empathy. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) with a Provisional Art Therapy credential (ATR-P). I am based in Illinois and make appointments virtually. I am available for talk therapy, art therapy, or even a mixture of both. I have a background of working with people who have had anything from substance use issues to anxiety (social and generalized), life transitions, grief, phase of life issues, self-esteem issues, substance use issues, and who struggle with communication in relationships.

Next available: Jul 22

Lola Ladimir

Lola Ladimir, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
12 years of experience
Empowering
Solution oriented
Warm
Virtual
I am an experienced licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) in the state of IL practicing a client-centered strength-based approach, incorporating a focus on mindfulness to promote mental well-being and strength of Self. This approach encourages a collaborative therapeutic relationship to facilitate healing and growth. Through my work as a therapist, I am reminded daily of the resilient nature of the human spirit. From experiences with disappointment to unimaginable trauma, people find the courage to ask for help and to move forward. It is the greatest privilege to, for a time, join someone on their path to healing. My clients allow me to meet them with support when they struggle and to celebrate their joy when they persevere. I am acknowledging that tragedy happens every day, and so does triumph.

Next available: Jul 22

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 22

Emily Heming

Emily Heming, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
1 year of experience
Authentic
Warm
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with my Masters and Bachelors from Northern Arizona University. I have been working as a mental health professional for 3 years, working in the behavioral health field for 6 years total. I am passionate about helping individuals feel empowered and validated, creating a secure environment to discuss areas of life that can be reflected on. I look forward to meeting you!

Next available: Jul 22

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 22

Candice Love

(she/her)

Candice Love, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
3 years of experience
Virtual
Life is truly a gift that is meant to be enriching, filled with freedom and happiness. At times we experience challenges that prevent us from living life the way we truly desire. As a modern cognitive behavioral therapist I understand these challenges and how they may alter us internally. My approach to therapy is a collaborative, solution focused and non judgmental. Through this approach I will assist in gaining insight into who you are, empower you to grow and allow you to truly gain the life that you deserve to live. I value being emotionally, behaviorally and mentally healthy. Together we can identify the best strategies, perspectives and mindsets in order for you to create long lasting mental, emotional and behavioral health that can improve your life.

Next available: Jul 22

Sevil Arin

(she/her)

Sevil Arin, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
12 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Intelligent
Virtual
One of the bravest things you can do is begin to understand your own story. There is so much value, understanding, and growth in developing a healthy relationship with yourself. If you think about it, the longest and most important relationship we will ever have is the one we have with ourselves. I am here to help you begin or continue that journey. I am the type of therapist you want to reach out to if you are struggling with perfectionism or low self-esteem, situations that make you feel anxious, depressed, and easily overwhelmed, or that feeling of being completely burned out and in need of self-care. Whether you are looking to enhance and strengthen your skillset or looking for a listening ear to unwind and receive support, I am here to help you. Together, we will explore, identify, and discover what works and what does not. We will figure out the best way to get you the quality of life you want and need. Whether you are ready to take action or contemplating where to start, feel free to reach out so we can connect and see if I would be a good match for what you are looking for.

Next available: Jul 22

Cristina Alba

Cristina Alba, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
1 year of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Open-minded
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

Renee Keller, LCSW ~ AWAKEN + EXPAND + TRANSFORM + GROW

Renee Keller, LCSW  ~  AWAKEN + EXPAND + TRANSFORM + GROW, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
16 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
Breese, IL, USA
Greetings and welcome! I'm Renee Keller, a board-certified Psychotherapist with over 16 years of experience in professionally transforming lives. My expertise lies in personal development, fostering confidence and self-expression, navigating intimacy, cultivating healthy relationships while prioritizing self-care. From traditional approaches to innovative, science-backed methods, I tailor my techniques to suit your unique needs and lead you towards your desired outcome. If you're seeking to improve a situation or circumstance or desire to grow into a better version of you, I am accepting new clients and welcome the opportunity to level-up your life!

Next available: Jul 22

Kaleigh Zimmerman

(she/her)

Kaleigh Zimmerman, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
3 years of experience
Open-minded
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
As a Licensed Clinical Social worker I believe in helping you, to help yourself. Balancing the everyday challenges of life at work, at home and in relationships can be difficult to navigate alone. I will use a client-centered approach and various evidence-based practices to help you on your journey of self discovery and to manage stress, anxiety, depression, grief and trauma. Let’s work together to develop the skills and resources you already have, as well as discover new ones in order to problem solve and achieve measurable progress towards your therapeutic goals.

Next available: Jul 26

Brittany Brookshire, LCPC

(she/her)

Brittany Brookshire, LCPC, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
6 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
Are you feeling paralyzed by anxiety or uncertainty? Are you feeling stuck in your daily life? Are you going through a major life transition? Do you want to get to know yourself better, or learn better tools for managing? If this sounds familiar to you, I might be the counselor for you! Many of my clients are people experiencing symptoms of anxiety, depression, PTSD, and adult ADHD, or those going through grief, stress, or a curveball life has thrown their way. I love having the opportunity to help people “lift the fog” after a difficult life experience, new diagnosis, or while struggling with mental health. I believe that I excel in helping clients feel comfortable and supported in the counseling process, and that I have a knack for connecting with people and helping them shift perspective in a way that improves their overall outlook on life. I have a thorough understanding of the deep roots that take hold in our inner-narratives and how it impacts our day-to-day lives, and my strengths lie in helping people navigate their way out of life’s difficult mazes. Have questions about counseling? Have questions for me specifically? Let’s chat and see if we are the right fit! I know how much courage it can take to make change, and if you are here, you have already taken an important step: acknowledging that you are searching for something. Let’s create change together.

Next available: Jul 22

Amber Hightower

(she/her)

Amber Hightower, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
15 years of experience
Intelligent
Solution oriented
Virtual
My passion lies in supporting individuals on their emotional health journey and creating a safe space for healing and self-discovery. I believe in a holistic approach to therapy, addressing all aspects of a person's being - the good, the bad, the ups, the downs. By focusing on the mental, physical, and spiritual aspects of an individual, I aim to help clients embrace all parts of themselves as they heal and grow. My goal is to empower individuals to confidently present their true selves to the world and live their desired lives.

Next available: Jul 24

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

Kinya M Lucas-Brown

Kinya M Lucas-Brown, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
18 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Warm
Virtual
Hi! I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) based in Illinois, and I am a virtual practice. I received my Masters from the Loyola University Chicago and have been in this industry for almost 20 years. I help young adults and adults struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, and childhood-trauma become the best versions of themselves. I very much like a positive and strength-based approach to therapy. I think it is important to find balance in your life and it starts with improving self-esteem.

Next available: Jul 22

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 22

Marsha McIntosh

Marsha McIntosh, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
12 years of experience
Intelligent
Warm
Virtual
My background is not only in psychotherapy, but in health coaching as well! I have a graduate degree in Health and have taught general health, women's health, and human sexuality at the college level for more than three decades. Helping students set health goals, inspire change, and conquer their emotional challenges was a vital part of each course. I have a graduate degree in Counseling and have been providing therapy to both men and women of a variety of ages for many years. I have practiced within an agency and with online platforms. Observing clients build the courage to make changes, walk away from unhelpful patterns and take a new path has been a rewarding part of my career!

Next available: Jul 25

Emily J Stoner

(she/her)

Emily J Stoner, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
10 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Warm
Virtual
Hi, I'm Emily. I have been a psychotherapist for 10 years working exclusively with adults. I work with female identifying individuals who are dealing with trauma, anxiety, depression, postpartum, prenatal, as well as other concerns. As a mother myself I have a understanding how obstacles can affect balance. If you are looking for a safe space to explore your needs and how to work towards healing contact me for a consult. If you are contemplating the decision to start or re-start therapy here are some ways it can benefit you including improving insight/ self awareness, improve coping skills / healthy habits as well as having a safe space to talk about struggles. I utilize multiple approaches to best fit your needs and utilize practical everyday approaches for busy lifestyles. **I do not fill out FMLA/ disability/ custody/work accommodation paperwork.**

Next available: Jul 22

Molly Quinn

(she/her)

Molly Quinn, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
5 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, born and raised in rural Illinois. I have been working in the mental health field for over 5 years. I have a passion for working with the LGBTQIA+ community. I use an eclectic approach to provide trauma-information intervention that fits client's unique needs. I provide a warm, empathetic, yet real strengths based perspective approach to client's via tele-health from a secure location.

Next available: Jul 22

Nicolette Surico

(She/her)

Nicolette Surico, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
30 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Holistic
Virtual
Hello! My name is Nicolette Surico. I have a Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology and am a Licensed Therapist. I have been working with adults, young adults, adolescents, families, and couples for over 20+ years and in the areas of Substance Use Disorders and Mental Health as well as Mentally Ill Substance Users. Most of what I hear from those seeking Therapy has to do with struggling with, as well as, navigating through life challenges, especially during these complicated times. What you may have seemed to manage before might be creating a sense of uncertainty. That is a perfect place to begin Therapy! I think it's important to consider the whole person in Therapy. Creative approaches/techniques that can assist you with recognizing things that can assist you moving forward. Looking forward to working with you!

Next available: Jul 26

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 22

Denise R.

Denise R., LMFT - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
10 years of experience
Solution oriented
Empowering
Warm
Virtual
In-person
16595 West East...
Hello there! Do you ever feel as though your life is a million-piece puzzle? Or feel as though your family or partner does not understand you. Life can be complicated; however, your mind does not constantly have to be. My diverse experience has allowed me to gain expertise in helping individuals (18 years+) in various settings, navigate through relational struggles, traumas, betrayals, anxieties, miscommunications, setbacks, self-discoveries, transitions, or misunderstandings. Together, we can identify what is not working and learn ways to communicate it in order to create change. I learned the importance of culture competency through my academic training at Adler University. It is important to understand how the dimensions of culture, race, gender, ethnicity, age, class, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, and language may affect the function of your relational systems. I come to you, gently, soft & warm. I have a strong sense of being mindful and allowing you to be in the moment. I can gently challenge you when need be or pep you up. Ultimately, I will meet you raw and unfiltered and embrace all parts of it. You deserve a safe space to explore all parts of the self. Let’s connect and start piecing together the puzzle. **With every darkness, there is a light** Background: Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist with 12 years of experience in the mental health field; 10 years as a therapist. BA in Psychology from Texas Tech University MA in Couples & Family Therapy from Adler University Experience: *Residential treatment caseworker *Psycho-social Interventionist *Support for young, migrant children separated from families, living in facilities *Parent group at Haymarket Chicago *School-based therapist in North Lawndale schools *Non-profit in North Lawndale, Chicago neighborhood *Non-profit in Lake County, IL -------------------------------------------------------------- *Prefers families & couples in-person* -Super Bill can be provided

Next available: Jul 22

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 24

Heather Gunderson

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

Next available: Jul 30

Christine Miller

(she/her)

Christine Miller, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
10 years of experience
Virtual
My Name is Christine Miller and I am a licensed clinical social worker who specializes in perinatal mental health and is attuned to perform Reiki. I am passionate about assisting people in turning their pain into power and wounds into wisdom. I would love to have the opportunity to support you in your healing journey. I am enthusiastic in creating a safe environment for my clients to express and heal from the hard things we all endure as a part of this human journey. I love to engage others in a healing process through both reiki and therapeutic work. I believe that taking a holistic approach to healing and growth encourages long term and sustainable changes in our lives. I would be honored to partner with you in this work.

Next available: Jul 22

Jamie Smith

Jamie Smith, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
11 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! I am a licensed clinical social worker based in Illinois. I received my Masters from University of Illinois at Champaign Urbana and have been practicing for over 11 years. My client-centered approach focuses on meeting you where you are and providing support with warmth, empathy, and genuineness. Whether you need help processing emotions, setting boundaries, or reducing negative self-talk, my tailored approach can help. Clients often feel like they're talking to a trusted friend during their appointments.

Next available: Jul 23

Tarica Riley - Christian Counselor

Tarica Riley - Christian Counselor, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
12 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Board Certified Professional Christian Counselor. I received my Masters degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and additional training for my Christian Counseling certification from Light University. I combine my mental health training, to help you understand your symptoms, with God's Word, to help you receive hope and healing from the Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace (Isaiah 9:6).

Next available: Jul 23

Alice Fitzgerald

(she/her)

Alice Fitzgerald, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
12 years of experience
Solution oriented
Direct
Virtual
Hello- I’m Alice I enjoy helping others change, grow and solve lifelong challenges. I have my Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and a Masters degree in Marriage and Family Counseling including specialization in substance abuse and Adlerian theory from Adler University in Chicago. I am a licensed clinical professional counselor. I have a history of working in different types of settings from community mental health providing services to children, families and adults, emergency room settings determining if hospitalization is necessary, department of corrections with maximum security inmates, online therapy organization providing video, text and phone services and a private practice. Given my variety of experiences with clients and setting, I feel my greatest strength is the ability to listen and understand what the client is hoping to achieve in therapy. I want to help you be successful in your life, your relationships and career. I want to provide a safe, non judgmental environment for you to share your feelings, thoughts and issues.

Next available: Jul 22

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 25

Clara Hamel

Clara Hamel, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
15 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
In-person
306 5th Street,...
Emotional health and wellness is inextricably intertwined with our physical health and wellness. As such, mental and emotional health services should be a priority for each of us. Counseling provides an avenue for self reflection and growth that anyone striving to live a fuller and more fulfilled life can benefit from. I offer an integrative approach to counseling and life coaching for a variety of issues including: Anxiety and depression Trauma Marital and Relationship Conflict Adjustment and Change Stress management Grief and loss I have over 15 years of experience in the mental health field and have completed training in multiple evidence based therapeutic modalities.

Next available: Jul 23

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 23

Lauren O.

(she/her)

Lauren O., LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
4 years of experience
Virtual
Hi there, I'm Lauren. Do you feel overwhelmed and pulled in numerous directions, unable to say no or fit it all in? Are you struggling with substance use? Is it difficult to give yourself credit when credit is due? Are you your own worst critic? I can help you manage anxiety, build self-confidence and create realistic expectations. Together, we can identify what's not working and get you back to balance. I applaud you for taking the first step by seeking therapy. You deserve a safe space to heal and grow. In our sessions together, I'll meet you with compassion and evidence-based techniques so you can overcome the hangups and habits holding you back. Let's work together!

Next available: Jul 22

Snonita Marcus

(she/her)

Snonita Marcus, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
18 years of experience
Virtual
Hi there. I’m Snonita. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker practicing in Illinois. I am here to support you through your life’s journey. I have over 10 years of experience working with clients from ages 5-65 years old and also specialize in multiple diagnoses. I use mindfulness techniques in combination with a strengths based and solutions focused approach to support you in your healing. I have experience working with adolescents, young adults, children, parents, families, couples, and clients dealing with anxiety, depression, life transitions, stress management, relationship and family conflict as well as self-esteem, school anxiety/refusal and life transitions. Before I decide on theoretical approaches, I will assess my clients then decide which approach will allow me to get your needs met. If I try an approach and observe it’s not beneficial to assisting you meet your treatment goals, I try to find ways to alter the approach to ensure it is achievable or may decide to try another approach that may be more effective. I am a therapist who will try different ways to assist my clients and not limit myself or my clients to one specific clinical modality.

Next available: Jul 22

Laurie Longfield

Laurie Longfield, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
Virtual
I would love to work with teenager, young adults, adults and older generations to help them navigate through difficult life transitions, anxiety, depression and grief and loss. My ideal client understands that therapy is a journey and is willing to show up for themselves wanting something different and better for themselves. My ideal client is committed to the work and confident they can show up for themselves and be able to see things in a different perspective and try new things that are outside of their comfort zone.

Next available: Jul 22

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: Jul 26

Kimberly Parks

Kimberly Parks, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
6 years of experience
Empowering
Warm
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hi there, I'm Kimberly. Do you ever feel overwhelmed by the many different roles you play? At any given point during your day, you might be a spouse, a parent, a friend, a professional, a student, a sibling, a son, a daughter, or an individual. Life can throw a lot of different types of demands on us. If you've ever felt stressed or confused trying to navigate all these roles, you don't have to do it alone. I'm here to help. I am experienced working with young and middle-aged adults facing significant life transitions, pregnancy, postpartum issues, anxiety, and depression. I have worked closely with college students and adults re-entering the workforce. Through a collaborative therapeutic relationship, we will find ways to help you handle stress more effectively, improve communication with others, and find patterns that could be causing you to feel stuck. Whatever your concerns, together, we'll explore your strengths and weaknesses and create meaningful change that will help to improve the quality of your life as you define it. I look forward to helping you discover a happier and healthier version of yourself!

Next available: Jul 24

Terri Griswold-Dodgson

Terri Griswold-Dodgson, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
1 year 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 23

Diane Recob,LCSW

(she/her)

Diane Recob,LCSW, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
11 years of experience
Intelligent
Warm
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hello! I am a licensed clinical social worker who is licensed to see clients in Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Currently, I am only working virtually. I specialize in treating trauma, both acute and complex, neurodivergence, depression and anxiety. As a client, you deserve to work with someone who truly understands your experience and how to help you heal and create the change you are seeking. It is most important you feel being seen and heard in a secure, safe place with unconditional positive regard. That is my goal in the environment I create for my clients. I love working with people who want to make meaningful changes in their lives so they can find the happiness they deserve! Whether it is mood issues, trauma, gender orientation, sexual orientation or grief, the best thing about my work is to see people become the best, strongest version of themselves.

Next available: Jul 22

Precious Bradley

(she/her)

Precious Bradley, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
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: Jul 22

Casi Krall

(she/her)

Casi Krall, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
15 years of experience
Virtual
Welcome! I'm Casi Krall. I received my Master's degree in 2000 from National Louis University. I've worked in social services for 32 years altogether, working individually with therapy clients for 12 years. My goal in being your therapist is to make you feel as comfortable as possible while we discuss how you can work to lead your best life. What's stopping you?

Next available: Jul 22

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