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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

Rozalyn Engle

(she/her)

Rozalyn Engle, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
3 years of experience
Virtual
I am an Illinois- based Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC). I have worked in the human services for over 20 years. Including, substance use, depression, anxiety, LGBT, anger, and self esteem. I will tailor your treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek assistance and direction. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Next available: Jul 20

Dr. Taliah Ziyad-Nau LCPC of Your Voice with Purpose PLLC

(she/her)

Dr. Taliah Ziyad-Nau LCPC of Your Voice with Purpose PLLC, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
10 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
Intelligent
Virtual
Hi, I'm Dr. Taliah, Life sometimes leaves us unable to direct our attention. We're often being pulled towards many directions. If you have work, school, family or a recent life event you would like to process, I am here for you. If a recent life event has brought you distraction, grief or trauma and has you off of your game, let's get you back on track. I would be happy to support you in returning to your best self. Faith-based holistic approach, upon request.

Next available: Jul 20

Kristen Jurgenson-Housen

(she/her)

Kristen Jurgenson-Housen, LMFT - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
7 years of experience
Virtual
I'm a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who helps my clients improve their wellbeing by utilizing coping skills and personal supports to feel more confident and competent in their lives. I am trained in multiple individual and systemic modalities, as well as Christian counseling and LGBTQ affirming therapies if desired, to better customize the therapy experience to my clients needs.

Next available: Jul 22

Charles King

(he/him)

Charles King, LMFT - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
4 years of experience
Virtual
I am a husband of 13 years, a father of a 10 y/o neurodivergent son and a 6 y/o precocious daughter, a veteran of the US Navy with 12 years served, including 1 deployment, and a geek. I am what the Japanese culture describes as an otaku, in that I work to support my passions. In my free time I enjoy video games (mostly on Nintendo Switch), movies (all kinds, although my favorite is the 2005 animated Transformers movie), books (current favorite author is Brandon Sanderson), and spending time with my family.

Next available: Jul 20

Robert D Jaskula

(he/him)

Robert D Jaskula, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
30 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with thirty some years' experience. I currently supervise master's degree level students in substance abuse treatment field placement. I have delivered services in a variety of contexts: schools, hospitals, and community mental health agencies. I approach my work with curiosity, openness, and transparency - attempting to increase understanding and build community in diversity.

Next available: Jul 22

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

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

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 20

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

Gabby Wnek

(she/her)

Gabby Wnek , LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
8 years of experience
Virtual
Hello my name is Gabby Wnek and I am a licensed clinical social worker based in Illinois. I have been practicing for 8 years. I help adults with anxiety, depressing, stress, and burnout. I help clients identify where they are feeling stuck, educate clients on the nervous system, and provide tools and techniques to regulate the nervous system. My approach with client is very practical so that clients can have a toolbox of skills that they can use for the rest of their lives.

Next available: Jul 22

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 22

Ilana Morgan-Lopez

(she/her)

Ilana Morgan-Lopez, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
10 years of experience
Open-minded
Warm
Virtual
Hi! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and I have been practicing in the mental health field with adolescents and adults for the past 10 years. In working with a client, I focus on creating an environment in which you will feel at ease and respected. I have an ability to quickly establish rapport which helps you to actively work with me towards your identified goals. My client-centered approach allows you to openly share issues you feel are causing distress and explore ways in which you would like to make changes.

Next available: Jul 24

Josh Kay

(he/him)

Josh Kay, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
20 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years experience in the mental health field. I received my Master's from the University of Illinois at Chicago. I have spent my career helping individuals and families with trauma, child abuse, substance abuse, and domestic violence, but you are the expert on your own life. I offer individual therapy via telehealth for individuals in Illinois and Maryland. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Next available: Jul 22

Nicole Joseph

(she/her)

Nicole Joseph, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
13 years of experience
Virtual
Sure, here’s a combined version of the statements: --- I am Nicole Joseph, a dedicated therapist specializing in solution-focused therapy. My practice centers on helping clients harness their strengths and resources to overcome challenges and achieve their goals. By focusing on solutions rather than problems, I guide individuals and families toward a more positive and fulfilling future. With a passion for helping individuals improve their mental well-being and enhance their lives through therapy, my empathetic and non-judgmental approach creates a safe space for clients to explore their feelings, emotions, and challenges.

Next available: Jul 20

Christopher B. Holloway

Christopher B. Holloway, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
7 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Open-minded
Virtual
Therapist, Adult Diversity Learner, Recovery Warrior: I believe therapy works. As an adult diversity learner and person in recovery, I know firsthand the power of embracing vulnerability and self-discovery. For over 7 years, I've witnessed countless clients, from diverse backgrounds to those struggling with developmental disabilities or behavioral health issues, rewrite their narratives and transform their lives.

Next available: Jul 21

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

Timara Betts

(she/her)

Timara Betts, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
6 years of experience
Intelligent
Solution oriented
Virtual
Timara Betts is a Trauma Informed Licensed Clinical Social Worker whose aim is to support others to build upon their strengths to gain satisfaction within their authentic selves, nurture positive relationships and achieve personal goals. She specializes in Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Theraplay to help address concerns that include but are not limited to depression, stress management, grief and loss, anxiety, complex trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, and self-esteem. Timara is a recently published author of a gratitude journal. Her several years of professional experience with youth, families, and professionals has strengthened her passion to empower seekers who are on a path to increased self-discovery as each stage in human development can lead us to closer to self-actualization.

Next available: Aug 12

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 20

Brian Katz

Brian Katz, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
18 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Humorous
Virtual
Hi, I’m Brian If you feel stuck, and unable to change things, I can help you to start moving again. We can join together and create a strategy for working through the event or dilemma that is stressing you out. Together we can restore or surpass your previous level of productivity and satisfaction. I want to hear your story. I will listen. I will not judge. For the last 18 years, I have helped individuals, families and couples resolve problematic situations. Their experiences often instilled insight, confidence, serenity and hope. My holistic mission is to: • listen empathetically, without judgement • Ease suffering and improve functionality • Teach you to persist when fear and doubt are present • Be equal partners working together to create and implement strategies to resolve, accept and overcome the obstacles that impede your progress I want to • Help you find insight, meaning and purpose • Provide support as you proceed in the direction of your choosing • Teach you how to live more effectively • Create the opportunity for you to smile when it is most needed and least expected I take the time to educate you about the conditions that you experience and the treatment you receive. I believe that self-empowerment begins with self-understanding. I will help you understand why you do what you do and feel what you feel. I have extensive experience treating addicted people in residential in patient treatment, outpatient and aftercare facilities. I advise and treat families struggling to with parents, children and siblings that are addicted

Next available: Jul 22

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

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 20

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 22

Jeff Lewis

Jeff Lewis, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
11 years of experience
Virtual
I have a unique and creative way of utilizing different therapeutic tools to match my client’s needs and individual issues. My focus is to create a trusting and safe environment to enable my clients to explore their deepest feelings and thoughts. I rely on an empathetic and motivational approach, as well as on the principles of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, and utilizing EMDR treatment.

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

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 20

Amy Donathan

Amy Donathan, LMFT - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
10 years of experience
Empowering
Warm
Authentic
Virtual
Hello, I have been a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist for the past 10 years. I have worked with children, adolescents, young adults and older adults. I have also worked with family units to help with parent/child conflicts, setting appropriate boundaries and many more issues that occur within families. I have helped other clients dealing with anxiety, depression and grief.

Next available: Jul 23

Elizabeth Newman

(she/her)

Elizabeth Newman, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
5 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hi. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC). I want perspective clients to know I genuinely care about the people I work with, and have a passion for joining people on their journey to a new self. The fact that you are searching for a therapist shows you would like something to change. This is very brave. We often lose perspective about situations and how we deal with them. This can be a result of things we have buried from our past, or relationships that did not support us in the way we need. I will give you a safe and supportive place to look at your unwelcome patterns and find a way to make your journey more fulfilling. My counseling focus is on adolescents and adults. My philosophy is client-centered, Mindfulness based, trauma informed, and goal oriented. I have training and experience with Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), and Mindfulness. My areas of focus include trauma, attachment issues, difficulties with distress tolerance and emotional regulation, along with families dealing with Alzheimer's. Your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are what make you who you are. As we work together to understand these parts of you, we will find a way to alter those thoughts that no longer work for you and strengthen those that are helping you become who you wish to be.

Next available: Jul 29

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

Michelle Wong

(she/her)

Michelle Wong, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
7 years of experience
Virtual
Hello I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker based in Illinois. I received my master's in social work from Loyola University of Chicago. I have been a social worker for 38 years and practicing as a therapist for 6 years. I have experience working with adults who are struggling with anxiety, stress, grief and trauma. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity and compassion. I tailor my treatment to meet my client's specific needs and create a safe and non- judgmental space to support my client's healing journey.

Next available: Jul 23

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

Kellie Meyn

(she/her)

Kellie Meyn, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
5 years of experience
Virtual
Hey there! I am a LCSW based in Illinois. I recieved my Master's degree from Aurora University and have been working in the mental health field for approximately 6 years. I have been work with adult males to help them heal from trauma and learn more effective coping strategies. For the last year I have been working teens and adults to cope with life transitions and learn coping skills for anxiety and depression. I am LGBTQ friendly and gender affirming.

Next available: Jul 22

Steve Welton

(he/him)

Steve Welton, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
25 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and have been working in the human services field for over 3 decades. Working with adults, I bring a range of life experiences, humanity, and mental health clinical experience to our work together. I work with you as a whole person to help gain context for your life experiences as we find a path toward healing and learn how to prepare for whatever comes next. My practice starts with kindness, with a willingness to challenge you to meet your goals.

Next available: Jul 22

Megan Allegretti, LCPC

(she/her)

Megan Allegretti, LCPC, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
3 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Warm
Virtual
Hello, and welcome! My name is Megan Allegretti, and I am so proud of you for considering the incredibly difficult step of seeking mental health therapy. In an effort to make this process feel less intimidating, here are some things about me, to see if my approach is a solid fit for you. My approach works with the intention to aid in healing from the distress in your mental and emotional world. Often we create various behavioral patterns in life, that worked at some point, but now you notice them becoming maladaptive. We will look at becoming more internally aware of systems that are not cutting it anymore for you, why those patterns evolved in the first place. With this understanding it can aid in identifying the function of behaviors, and better aid with implementing new skills in its place. My goal for treatment is to come with you along your journey, so you will not have to feel alone. I will also provide skills, education, processing, and perspectives you might not be able to see from your angle. If this feels like a good fit for you, please reach out to set up an intake together.

Next available: Jul 22

Carlton Hemphill

Carlton Hemphill, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
10 years of experience
Humorous
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
Hello and welcome! My name is Carlton Hemphill, a 32-year-old Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in the state of Illinois. I received my Masters from University in Clinical Psychology-Counseling Practice with a concentration on child and families. I have been working in the field since 2015, and practicing as an independent clinician in my own private practice since June 2023. My background is in behavioral and cognitive theories; my therapeutic approach is rooted in the notion that behaviors are learned through our environment, and that belief systems and interpretations of life events reinforce behavioral patterns.

Next available: Jul 20

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 20

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 20

Allison Grace

(she/her)

Allison Grace, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
30 years of experience
Open-minded
Authentic
Direct
Virtual
Hi! I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) based in Missouri, with a second License in Illinois. I received my Masters from the University of St Louis and have been practicing for 31 years. I help people of all ages struggling with emotional regulation, the management of symptoms of depression or anxiety, stress, life transitions, ADHD, anger management, parenting, and burnout to become the best versions of themselves. I incorporate research based techniques such as CBT and Positive Intelligence combined with 20 years of practice in Shamanism and certification as a Ho' Oponopono practitioner.

Next available: Jul 22

Kyla Donovan

(she/her)

Kyla Donovan, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
2 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I am a licensed clinical social worker based in Illinois. I received my master's degree from Aurora University and have had a number of positions in the field for the past 12 years and have been practicing therapy for the past 2 and a half years. I specialize in providing compassionate therapy to help you overcome obstacles and achieve personal growth.

Next available: Jul 22

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 24

Christina Tri

(she/her)

Christina Tri, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
9 years of experience
Open-minded
Authentic
Virtual
Adulting is hard and brings its own sets of challenges! In fact, adulthood can be a rollercoaster ride at times. Although rewarding, being an adult has its ups and downs. Sometimes we find our “downs” are making us feel anxious, depressed, overwhelmed, or stuck. Because there is no definitive “how to guide” for adulting, we might find ourselves having a tough time navigating some of the bumps or downs we find ourselves experiencing. What I want you to know is you do not have to feel this way forever – living a different life and enacting change is possible. And I am here to support you along the way! As a therapist, I am passionate about working with adult clients who are in early adulthood (18-35). I frequently see clients who could use extra support with navigating adulthood. Commonly, I work with clients who want to identify and act on solutions to help them feel differently, gain insight into their concerns, or even find more effective ways to cope with what’s bothering them. I often work with clients who are going through a life transition, are coping with changes in their life, or want to make a change in their life (but aren’t sure how). Frequent concerns that tend to pop up in my work with clients include anxiety, depression, stress, overwhelm, irritability, low motivation, feeling "stuck", problems sleeping and burnout. I also support clients with perfectionism, health concerns, grief/loss, poor work-life balance, difficulties boundary setting, and/or a desire to communicate more effectively. If any of this resonates with you, please reach out and schedule your intake appointment. It would be a pleasure to work with you!

Next available: Jul 22

Diana Dobier, Psy.D., LCP

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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

STEPHANIE LEE-MCKENZIE

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STEPHANIE LEE-MCKENZIE, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
16 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) based in Florida. I am also a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC). I received my Master's from Chicago State University in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and I have a combined 16 years of experience in helping teenagers, young adults and adults navigate the challenges of life promoting wellness and self-care.

Next available: Jul 22

Suz Cuellar

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Suz Cuellar, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
13 years of experience
Empowering
Humorous
Authentic
Virtual
Currently I am only accepting new clients who are trans. I am a trans and queer Licensed Clinical Social Worker and artist with 13 years of experience in community mental health. My approach is that all people deserve to have the opportunity to experience a safe, kind, and welcoming space to explore their mental health, and that as a therapist, it is my job to nurture that. I am driven to create therapeutic opportunities for people who want and need them within the LGBTQ2IA+ community. I am open to working with clients that find themselves in need of an understanding, compassionate, and community-oriented therapist who will help to guide them through healing work. My areas of focus are: LGBTQ2IA+ and TGNC youth and emerging adults, major life transitions, trauma, depression, anxiety, grief, ADHD, gender dysphoria, and sexual identity exploration. I completed my Master of Social Work (MSW) and Master of Arts in Gender Studies (MA) degrees concurrently at Loyola University Chicago. Before entering graduate school, I worked in multiple positions focused on reproductive justice, body autonomy, and community care. My life and professional experiences have led me to provide therapy with a focus on community care through an anti oppressive lense. I understand that helping one person can have a positive impact on the greater community surrounding them. I believe that treatment approaches should fit the individual's needs and thus I utilize many modalities, including cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, mindfulness, somatics, and narrative therapy. My approaches of curiosity and kindness create a welcoming space to engage in therapy. Choosing to work with a therapist is a powerful way to help yourself and we all deserve a chance to have focused time to explore, learn, and grow through challenges.

Next available: Jul 23

Liz Brach

Liz Brach, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
5 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Warm
Virtual
Hi, I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker based in Chicago. I enjoy assisting adults who are managing stress and anxiety, addiction, relationship challenges, low self-esteem, life transitions, and depression. I have a warm and direct approach. My focus is on identifying and understanding dysfunctional life patterns that keep you stuck. We collaborate as a team so you know how to apply what is learned in sessions to create positive change in your life. I believe in a client-centered approach, tailoring my therapeutic interventions to meet the unique needs and goals of each person. Through a collaborative and empathetic process, you can expect a caring and respectful therapeutic relationship based on mutual trust and respect. I support you by creating a secure and non-judgmental space where vulnerability is considered a strength, empowerment flourishes, and goals are met so you can get your life back.

Next available: Jul 23

Renee Rodgers

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Renee Rodgers, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
23 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
708 West 9th St...
I'm a psychotherapist and Clinical Social Worker with 23 years experience providing mental health care for individuals, couples and families. I have experience providing brief and long-term therapy with adolescents and adults coping with a spectrum of mental health conditions; grief and loss; relationship issues; occupational problems and social injustices. It's exciting when relief and hope grow from therapy and the relationship supports meaningful change.

Next available: Jul 22

Matt Marder

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Matt Marder, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
20 years of experience
Authentic
Direct
Empowering
Virtual
Hello, my name is Matt Marder. Thank you for taking the time to learn more about me and how I might support you on your personal journey. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), I offer behavioral therapy to improve and maintain your emotional well-being. I focus on building a trusting relationship with my clients, allowing you to be heard and understood. Initially, we begin where you are and build a treatment plan specifically to meet your needs. My approaches allow you to recognize yourself, think about others, and identify strategies for navigating the daily roller-coaster of life. You may have gone through a loss or be experiencing trouble managing whatever life has thrown your way. I am available to listen and help you succeed in improving yourself, your relationships, or your family life. No matter who you are, or what circumstances you’ve endured, your emotional health and well-being are most important. Feel free to reach out to me for assistance.

Next available: Jul 23

Sevil Arin

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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

Stephenie Teague

Stephenie Teague, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
10 years of experience
Virtual
I have amassed over 20 years of experience in counseling, specializing in supporting adults and adolescents dealing with substance use disorder, domestic violence and sexual assault, and mental health challenges before branching off into private practice.  My passion is empowering individuals, couples and families to see their strengths as resources in life's challenges and to help shift patterns to more satisfying outcomes.   

Next available: Jul 20

Elisa Tessier

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Elisa Tessier, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
20 years of experience
Virtual
Life is challenging, you don’t need to navigate it by yourself. If you are bewildered and unsure of your life path, experiencing strained relationships, having difficulty “keeping up” and continually feeling overwhelmed, you are not alone. These are questions that many of my clients are searching for answers to. Life comes with many responsibilities and can be challenging to navigate. Children, adolescents and adults are becoming discouraged, lacking motivation, and frustrated by their commitments. Here are a few of the issues that I assist my clients with; I help children develop their social skills, and how to problem-solve situations, I help adolescents examine their choices in life and how to manage their emotions, and I work with adults to find purpose in life and develop self-care. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, I will help guide you to identify your current concerns and to learn about your past to help us with the present. I will help identify your strengths and explore ways to use them to address life’s questions and challenges. Together we will formulate goals to address during our sessions.

Next available: Aug 5

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