Jean K Vargas
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
I see a range of people, aged 3-99, in my practice. I use an eclectic approach to therapy, focusing on what each individual needs. I draw from my experience in different therapeutic models, tailoring my approach and interventions to meet the unique needs of each client.
Transgender
(847) 213-9909
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Transgender
I see a range of people, aged 3-99, in my practice. I use an eclectic approach to therapy, focusing on what each individual needs. I draw from my experience in different therapeutic models, tailoring my approach and interventions to meet the unique needs of each client.
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Julie Paladino
MSW
Gurnee, IL 60031
Do you or your child seem stressed? Not quite sure how you landed where you are? Are you feeling exasperated? Overwhelmed? Everyone can benefit from support! Consider LifePoint as we offer personalized therapy for individuals, youth and their families specializing in those who experienced a negative event(s) and are struggling to manage their emotions and behaviors. This could look like: *tantrums *trouble focusing *acting out in social situations *excessive fear *hard time sleeping *withdrawal *appearing sad or anxious *hard time connecting with others *reenacting bad experience *hard time calming down *lacking self confidence
Transgender
(847) 693-4033

Gurnee, IL 60031
Transgender
Do you or your child seem stressed? Not quite sure how you landed where you are? Are you feeling exasperated? Overwhelmed? Everyone can benefit from support! Consider LifePoint as we offer personalized therapy for individuals, youth and their families specializing in those who experienced a negative event(s) and are struggling to manage their emotions and behaviors. This could look like: *tantrums *trouble focusing *acting out in social situations *excessive fear *hard time sleeping *withdrawal *appearing sad or anxious *hard time connecting with others *reenacting bad experience *hard time calming down *lacking self confidence
Lynda Throm
Counselor, MEd, LCPC Verified
Gurnee, IL 60031
Not accepting new clients
I want to commend you for your bravery in taking the first step towards reaching out for help. Counseling can give you a non-judgmental place to vent as well as a place to learn about new ways to manage overwhelming feelings. As a therapist, my main way of understanding how people work is through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. It can help us challenge our negative thoughts and utilize healthy coping skills. I primarily take a humanistic approach with my clients and make sure to address psychosocial, biological, developmental, spiritual, and cultural issues as needed since every client is unique.
Transgender
(224) 231-6951
Verified
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Not accepting new clients
Transgender
I want to commend you for your bravery in taking the first step towards reaching out for help. Counseling can give you a non-judgmental place to vent as well as a place to learn about new ways to manage overwhelming feelings. As a therapist, my main way of understanding how people work is through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. It can help us challenge our negative thoughts and utilize healthy coping skills. I primarily take a humanistic approach with my clients and make sure to address psychosocial, biological, developmental, spiritual, and cultural issues as needed since every client is unique.
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Sara Luce
Counselor, LCPC Verified
Gurnee, IL 60031
We are LifePoint Child & Family Therapy! We offer personalized therapy for children, their families, couples and individuals. We specialize in youth who experienced a negative event(s) and are struggling to manage their emotions and behaviors.
Transgender
(847) 558-1755
Verified
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Transgender
We are LifePoint Child & Family Therapy! We offer personalized therapy for children, their families, couples and individuals. We specialize in youth who experienced a negative event(s) and are struggling to manage their emotions and behaviors.
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Cindy McKnight
Counselor, MS, LCPC, NCC, CCTP, EMDR Verified
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Hello and thank you for taking the time to read my biography. I received my MS in Human Services/Community Counseling. I have 20 years experience in MH and have been successful in working with individuals, couples, families and children. I have a particular clinical area of strength working with teens, women, men and first responders. I am also trained in EMDR level I & II, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Sex Therapy. I can also provide short-term counseling. My clinical approach is evidence based treatment as I am trained to work with various populations. We offer sessions in Libertyville, Gurnee and Buffalo Grove.
Transgender
(224) 424-4194
Verified
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Transgender
Hello and thank you for taking the time to read my biography. I received my MS in Human Services/Community Counseling. I have 20 years experience in MH and have been successful in working with individuals, couples, families and children. I have a particular clinical area of strength working with teens, women, men and first responders. I am also trained in EMDR level I & II, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Sex Therapy. I can also provide short-term counseling. My clinical approach is evidence based treatment as I am trained to work with various populations. We offer sessions in Libertyville, Gurnee and Buffalo Grove.
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Dearbone Counseling Center Inc.
Counselor, LCPC, LPC, LSOTP, CADC, EMDR Verified
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
My experience and educational background are directly related and have provided me with a well-rounded background in Therapy. I am a Military veteran with 30 plus years of experience working with patients in psychiatric hospitals, state mental health facilities, Illinois Department of Corrections, and in private practice. I am currently licensed to practice in Illinois, Kansas and Georgia. I also provide Tele-health service to Military members overseas (OCONUS).
Transgender
(708) 462-6361
Verified
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Transgender
My experience and educational background are directly related and have provided me with a well-rounded background in Therapy. I am a Military veteran with 30 plus years of experience working with patients in psychiatric hospitals, state mental health facilities, Illinois Department of Corrections, and in private practice. I am currently licensed to practice in Illinois, Kansas and Georgia. I also provide Tele-health service to Military members overseas (OCONUS).
Laurie A Benton
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Office is near:
Gurnee, IL 60031
Dr. Benton strives to engage clients in a collaborative therapeutic relationship that is empathic and attuned to their thoughts and feelings. She works to see the world through their lens. In this safe and accepting environment, clients are supported as they begin to explore the reasons that brought them to therapy. Dr. Benton guides clients as they gain insight and awareness to life patterns and themes. She encourages clients to give voice to their thoughts, feelings and reactions in hopes of interrupting painful cycles and creating a greater feeling of freedom, choice, flexibility, and empowerment.
Transgender
(630) 219-1044
Verified
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Office is near:
Gurnee, IL 60031
Transgender
Dr. Benton strives to engage clients in a collaborative therapeutic relationship that is empathic and attuned to their thoughts and feelings. She works to see the world through their lens. In this safe and accepting environment, clients are supported as they begin to explore the reasons that brought them to therapy. Dr. Benton guides clients as they gain insight and awareness to life patterns and themes. She encourages clients to give voice to their thoughts, feelings and reactions in hopes of interrupting painful cycles and creating a greater feeling of freedom, choice, flexibility, and empowerment.
Connie Stanislaus
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Office is near:
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
If you have found yourself here, Thank you for your courage. In our quiet moments, we wish for a safe place to explore our darkness to discover our light within. A reduction in anxiety brings peace. Being soulful in humanness is our challenge. Often we find ourselves in confusion with negative voices in our head that pulls at our hearts. No matter what our circumstances, suppression of our true nature will result in anxiety, depression or relationship problems. Circumstances may change or even improve, yet self love eludes us. Acceptance and management of ALL feelings is the way to peace of mind.
Transgender
(847) 440-3705
Verified
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Office is near:
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Transgender
If you have found yourself here, Thank you for your courage. In our quiet moments, we wish for a safe place to explore our darkness to discover our light within. A reduction in anxiety brings peace. Being soulful in humanness is our challenge. Often we find ourselves in confusion with negative voices in our head that pulls at our hearts. No matter what our circumstances, suppression of our true nature will result in anxiety, depression or relationship problems. Circumstances may change or even improve, yet self love eludes us. Acceptance and management of ALL feelings is the way to peace of mind.
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Brittany Salvador
Counselor, LCPC Verified
Office is near:
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
I strive to help clients develop the self-awareness and coping skills to manage problems as they arise. I utilize mindfulness and acceptance strategies as well as cognitive behavioral skills to assist clients in making positive changes. I believe that with skills and support, problems can become manageable.
Transgender
(224) 385-0208
Verified
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Office is near:
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Transgender
I strive to help clients develop the self-awareness and coping skills to manage problems as they arise. I utilize mindfulness and acceptance strategies as well as cognitive behavioral skills to assist clients in making positive changes. I believe that with skills and support, problems can become manageable.
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Lynn Moosman, MA, LCPC
Counselor, MA, LCPC Verified
Office is near:
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
You can feel better! I am convinced that within each of us is the ability to heal from painful emotional symptoms and to live a well balanced, fulfilling life...a peaceful life. I know that coming to counseling can lead to better relationships, solutions to specific problems, and significant reduction in feelings of distress. This I have learned from working for over 20 years in professional counseling psychology, in business management positions and personal experience.
Transgender
(847) 941-0548
Verified
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Office is near:
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Transgender
You can feel better! I am convinced that within each of us is the ability to heal from painful emotional symptoms and to live a well balanced, fulfilling life...a peaceful life. I know that coming to counseling can lead to better relationships, solutions to specific problems, and significant reduction in feelings of distress. This I have learned from working for over 20 years in professional counseling psychology, in business management positions and personal experience.
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Lisa M Gallagher
Counselor, MA, LCPC, CCTP, CTMH Verified
Office is near:
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with over 18 years’ experience working in the mental health field. I have experience working in a variety of settings including private practice, community counseling, in home services and acute hospitalization. These experiences have allowed me to gain the knowledge, techniques and approaches to help my clients get back to a comfortable place in life.
Transgender
(224) 504-1668
Verified
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Office is near:
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Transgender
I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with over 18 years’ experience working in the mental health field. I have experience working in a variety of settings including private practice, community counseling, in home services and acute hospitalization. These experiences have allowed me to gain the knowledge, techniques and approaches to help my clients get back to a comfortable place in life.

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Teen Therapists
Adolescence can be a time of both disorientation and discovery. The transitional period can raise questions of independence and identity; as adolescents cultivate their sense of self, they may face difficult choices about academics, friendship, sexuality, gender identity, drugs, and alcohol.

Most teens have a relatively egocentric perspective on life; a state of mind that usually abates with age. They often focus on themselves and believe that everyone else—from a best friend to a distant crush—is focused on them too. They may grapple with insecurities and feelings of being judged. Relationships with family members often take a backseat to peer groups, romantic interests, and appearance, which teens perceive as increasingly important during this time.

The transition can naturally lead to anxiety about physical development, evolving relationships with others, and one's place in the larger world. Mild anxiety and other challenges are typical, but serious mental health conditions also emerge during adolescence. Finding a teen therapist in Gurnee and addressing a disorder early on can help ensure the best possible outcome.