Dr. Vernice L. Wright

Licensed Professional Counselor, LCPC, NCC, CADC, COPD, CAMS-II

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Dr. Vernice L. Wright

Licensed Professional Counselor, LCPC, NCC, CADC, COPD, CAMS-II


Location

Offers online therapy

Truth Youth & Family Services, LLC
2504 Washington St
Suite 300 B/C
Waukegan, IL 60085
(224) 231-6282

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I have over 19 years of experience in the Mental Health (e.g. mood disorders), Substance Abuse, and counseling profession. I utilize a holistic approach to therapy to the community. Working with individuals, families, and Veterans has always been my passion. I utilize a variety of therapeutic approaches and interventions to meet individual and family needs. I am strongly suited in Person-Centered therapy with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy techniques. The "Truth will set you free" so come to Truth Youth & Family Services, LLC and partner with me in helping you gain mental/emotional freedom to live a productive life.
I obtained my doctorate degree at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology, Argosy University. I specialize in individual, group, family therapy since 2000. I work various populations (e.g. individuals, youth, families, homelessness, mental health, addictions, veterans, ex-offenders). I'm a licensed in many areas to meet the needs of clients.
I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who Major in Psychology, Multi-Cultural Counseling, and Addictions. I certified in PTSD, Dual Diagnosis, Anger Management, DUI & grief counseling. I worked with adolescent, adults, and drug courts for the past 15 years. I am multi-culturally competent and skilled with various diverse populations.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $90 - $160
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: ACH Bank transfer, Cash, Check, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa, Wire
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna | Aetna Coventry
  • Anthem
  • BCBS PPO
  • Blue Care Network
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueChoice (BCBS)
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Optum
  • TRICARE
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
  • Out of Network
Medicare and Medicaid is not covered at my agency. However, there is a $35 flat rate fee for medicaid, medicare, and unemployed clients.
Email me or call (224) 231-6282 with questions.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 21 Years
  • License: Illinois / 180.009793
  • School: Illinois School of Professional Psychology- Argosy University
  • Year Graduated: 2017

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: IAODAPCA / CADC & MISA-I #21481
  • Certificate Date: 2002
  • Certificate: National Board of Cert. Counselors (NBCC) / National Certified Counselor
  • Certificate Date: 2015

Dr. Vernice L. Wright's Groups

Anger Management

Providing individual and/or group anger management skills. Approved court order certificates.

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The Truth about Anger

Anger management group or individual anger therapy is offered. Utilizing the anger management manuals "What's Good About Anger." Purchase price for the books are $25. Anger Evaluations are $120 and then $50 per session.

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Location

Truth Youth & Family Services, LLC
2504 Washington St
Suite 300 B/C
Waukegan, IL 60085
(224) 231-6282
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Addiction
  • Trauma and PTSD
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Anger Management
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Grief
  • LGBT
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Relationship Issues
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders
  • Psychosis

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Black and African American and Other Racial or Ethnic Background
I also speak: I have a translator for the Hispanic Population
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)
Communities
  • Gay Allied
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Anger Management
  • Art Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Family Systems
  • Integrative
  • Intervention
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Person-Centered Therapy
  • Play Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Trauma Focused
  • Veterans Reintegration
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group

Links

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Last Modified: 22 Sep 2021
Dr. Vernice L. Wright, LCPC, NCC, CADC, COPD, CAMS-II, Licensed Professional Counselor in Waukegan
Dr. Vernice L. Wright

Licensed Professional Counselor, LCPC, NCC, CADC, COPD, CAMS-II