Evolve Youth & Family Counseling LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Hello! My name is Yahaira and I am a bilingual therapist who has been serving clients in Lake County for the past 10 years. I have worked with children, adolescent and their families with varying diagnosis and life issues. I believe it is important as a therapist to recognize that every client is different, and will need an approach specifically adapted to them. My role in the therapeutic process will be to encourage clients to collaborate in regaining hope in their lives, and overcoming difficulties.
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(847) 719-6513
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
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Hello! My name is Yahaira and I am a bilingual therapist who has been serving clients in Lake County for the past 10 years. I have worked with children, adolescent and their families with varying diagnosis and life issues. I believe it is important as a therapist to recognize that every client is different, and will need an approach specifically adapted to them. My role in the therapeutic process will be to encourage clients to collaborate in regaining hope in their lives, and overcoming difficulties.
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Karen Wright, LCPC-The Wright Advocate
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor Verified
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
**NOW ACCEPTING CLIENTS TO START FEB 1** Tough times can be hard to get through, but it's possible to overcome them. Maybe you're a parent of a struggling teen whom often wonders what you can do to help them feel better? Maybe you're struggling with a difficult past or current situation that's left you feeling hurt, hopeless, lost, confused, angry, or alone? Please know that you are NOT alone and there is hope! We can work through this together in a supportive, non-judgment space where issues are slowly confronted with empathy to inspire healing and growth. You can OWN your story, heal, and move forward with hope and determination.
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(847) 416-8229
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
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**NOW ACCEPTING CLIENTS TO START FEB 1** Tough times can be hard to get through, but it's possible to overcome them. Maybe you're a parent of a struggling teen whom often wonders what you can do to help them feel better? Maybe you're struggling with a difficult past or current situation that's left you feeling hurt, hopeless, lost, confused, angry, or alone? Please know that you are NOT alone and there is hope! We can work through this together in a supportive, non-judgment space where issues are slowly confronted with empathy to inspire healing and growth. You can OWN your story, heal, and move forward with hope and determination.
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Carla R. Laury
Counselor, MA, LCPC Verified
Office is near:
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
I am a bilingual therapist providing individual, family, group, and couple's counseling in both English and Spanish. I enjoy working with a wide range of ages, and hold a special fondness for the adolescent and young adult population. Years of experience have prepared me for working with adolescent issues, parenting issues, and mood disorders.
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(847) 973-7317
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Office is near:
Gurnee, IL 60031
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I am a bilingual therapist providing individual, family, group, and couple's counseling in both English and Spanish. I enjoy working with a wide range of ages, and hold a special fondness for the adolescent and young adult population. Years of experience have prepared me for working with adolescent issues, parenting issues, and mood disorders.
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Barb Adams
Counselor, MA, LCPC, CADC Verified
Office is near:
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
As a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, I have provided individual, couples, family, and group therapy for over 26 years. I have worked with both adolescent and adult populations, addressing a variety of disorders, including the development of a specialized program for impaired professionals. I provide a holistic approach which includes, a combination of technique's such as ACT, DPT, CBT, psychoeducation and mindfulness.
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(847) 265-7300
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Office is near:
Gurnee, IL 60031
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As a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, I have provided individual, couples, family, and group therapy for over 26 years. I have worked with both adolescent and adult populations, addressing a variety of disorders, including the development of a specialized program for impaired professionals. I provide a holistic approach which includes, a combination of technique's such as ACT, DPT, CBT, psychoeducation and mindfulness.
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Nada Pavlovic
Counselor, MA, LCPC Verified
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Have you ever felt “stuck” in your life and not sure how to move forward to make positive changes? I strongly believe that when we cannot make changes to our situation, we need to make changes to our thinking and perception, which requires exploration and support. When we can make changes to our situation, it can be risky and scary and best done with plenty of planning and validation. I am passionate about helping people make these “shifts” in perception and situation.
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(224) 207-4166 x26
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
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Have you ever felt “stuck” in your life and not sure how to move forward to make positive changes? I strongly believe that when we cannot make changes to our situation, we need to make changes to our thinking and perception, which requires exploration and support. When we can make changes to our situation, it can be risky and scary and best done with plenty of planning and validation. I am passionate about helping people make these “shifts” in perception and situation.
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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
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(847) 693-4033

Gurnee, IL 60031
Dialectical (DBT)
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
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Holly Sheahan
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
I have been a therapist for over 20 years. I love people, and appreciate that my work allows me to develop authentic, meaningful relationships with my clients. I bring warmth, compassion and humor into my sessions. This helps establish and nurture a strong, therapeutic bond, which is essential for the difficult work of therapy. Life is really hard, and therapy can help reveal hope in the midst of pain and confusion. It illuminates the inner strength and resiliency that people need, but often can’t see or access within themselves.
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(224) 207-4190 x24
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
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I have been a therapist for over 20 years. I love people, and appreciate that my work allows me to develop authentic, meaningful relationships with my clients. I bring warmth, compassion and humor into my sessions. This helps establish and nurture a strong, therapeutic bond, which is essential for the difficult work of therapy. Life is really hard, and therapy can help reveal hope in the midst of pain and confusion. It illuminates the inner strength and resiliency that people need, but often can’t see or access within themselves.
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Madelline M Holmes
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Gurnee, IL 60031
Making the decision to see a therapist can be challenging and uncomfortable. These are normal feelings. I strive to create a safe and positive space so clients and I can build a trusting therapeutic relationship. I am dedicated to the therapeutic process and creating an experience that is enjoyable, beneficial and effective.
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(224) 268-1493
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Dialectical (DBT)
Making the decision to see a therapist can be challenging and uncomfortable. These are normal feelings. I strive to create a safe and positive space so clients and I can build a trusting therapeutic relationship. I am dedicated to the therapeutic process and creating an experience that is enjoyable, beneficial and effective.
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Gurnee Counseling Center
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Our goal is simple. To offer people a center that is dedicated to the wellness of the mind, body and spirit. We are focused on solutions that build healthy skills to last a lifetime.
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(847) 641-2217
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Dialectical (DBT)
Our goal is simple. To offer people a center that is dedicated to the wellness of the mind, body and spirit. We are focused on solutions that build healthy skills to last a lifetime.
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Natalie Velazquez
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC Verified
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
I collaborate with clients to establish therapeutic goals that pertain to their treatment and life ambitions. I help clients understand themselves physically and emotionally, identify triggers, regulate emotions, and understand when to use coping skills and self-care.
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(847) 737-4336
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
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I collaborate with clients to establish therapeutic goals that pertain to their treatment and life ambitions. I help clients understand themselves physically and emotionally, identify triggers, regulate emotions, and understand when to use coping skills and self-care.
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Chinni Chilamkurti
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Dr. Chinni Chilamkurti is a licensed, pediatric psychologist with over 25 years of experience providing comprehensive behavioral health services for children and families. She specializes in working with children and families presenting with a wide range of challenges. Her specialty areas include Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD), Anxiety Disorder, Parenting and Co-Parenting. Her approach is pragmatic and collaborative. She firmly believes that resources aimed at enhancing children's emotional and behavioral resiliency are critical to help children succeed.
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(847) 744-8064
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
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Dr. Chinni Chilamkurti is a licensed, pediatric psychologist with over 25 years of experience providing comprehensive behavioral health services for children and families. She specializes in working with children and families presenting with a wide range of challenges. Her specialty areas include Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD), Anxiety Disorder, Parenting and Co-Parenting. Her approach is pragmatic and collaborative. She firmly believes that resources aimed at enhancing children's emotional and behavioral resiliency are critical to help children succeed.
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Alison Koehler
Counselor, LCPC Verified
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
As a psychotherapist, my approach with clients is very down to earth. Not all clients and problems are the same which is why I tend to be a bit more eclectic in style. Life is stressful and filled with enormous challenges; our strength is put to the test daily. We all face dilemmas in our personal and professional lives often causing conflict in ourselves and our relationships. What is often most comforting is knowing that we are not alone. Through the course of therapy, I have one objective: to reach your goals together.
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(847) 786-2047
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Dialectical (DBT)
As a psychotherapist, my approach with clients is very down to earth. Not all clients and problems are the same which is why I tend to be a bit more eclectic in style. Life is stressful and filled with enormous challenges; our strength is put to the test daily. We all face dilemmas in our personal and professional lives often causing conflict in ourselves and our relationships. What is often most comforting is knowing that we are not alone. Through the course of therapy, I have one objective: to reach your goals together.
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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.
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(847) 558-1755
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Dialectical (DBT)
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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Lisa Alexoff
Counselor, MS, LCPC, NCC Verified
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Feeling overwhelmed, frustrated? Trying to move forward on your journey, but getting derailed, sidetracked or stuck? I believe we all have the power within us to bring about the change we wish for in our lives, we may just need someone to help us tap into our inner wisdom and strength. I work with others as they find the best ways to recognize, accept and overcome any roadblocks to creating the life they want. Whether you are dealing with a personal growth, parenting issue, medical problem, ADHD or anxiety, we will create a judgement free zone where your strengths are valued, unhelpful patterns are replaced and you are empowered!
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(224) 803-3160
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Dialectical (DBT)
Feeling overwhelmed, frustrated? Trying to move forward on your journey, but getting derailed, sidetracked or stuck? I believe we all have the power within us to bring about the change we wish for in our lives, we may just need someone to help us tap into our inner wisdom and strength. I work with others as they find the best ways to recognize, accept and overcome any roadblocks to creating the life they want. Whether you are dealing with a personal growth, parenting issue, medical problem, ADHD or anxiety, we will create a judgement free zone where your strengths are valued, unhelpful patterns are replaced and you are empowered!
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Michael Anthony Albert
Counselor, LCPC, CATP, EMDR Verified
Gurnee, IL 60031
Throughout my more than 20 years of experience of providing mental health care to adults, adolescents, and children, I have come to believe that the best therapies work to equip clients with additional tools to work through more challenging periods in life, and better manage the stressors of living. As a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), I have had the opportunity to work in a variety of outpatient, residential and hospital settings throughout my career.
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(224) 504-0144
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Dialectical (DBT)
Throughout my more than 20 years of experience of providing mental health care to adults, adolescents, and children, I have come to believe that the best therapies work to equip clients with additional tools to work through more challenging periods in life, and better manage the stressors of living. As a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), I have had the opportunity to work in a variety of outpatient, residential and hospital settings throughout my career.
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Tatiana Matyukhin
Counselor, LCPC, AMFT Verified
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Tatiana Matyukhin, LCPC, AMFT, specializes in couple counseling and is on the certification track to become a Certified Gottman Therapist. Tatiana works with couples whose relationships have been impacted by trauma, substance abuse, affairs, and mental health challenges. Tatiana uses the Gottman Method to help clients improve their communication, restore intimacy and emotional connection.
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(847) 649-6643 x120
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Gurnee, IL 60031
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Tatiana Matyukhin, LCPC, AMFT, specializes in couple counseling and is on the certification track to become a Certified Gottman Therapist. Tatiana works with couples whose relationships have been impacted by trauma, substance abuse, affairs, and mental health challenges. Tatiana uses the Gottman Method to help clients improve their communication, restore intimacy and emotional connection.
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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.
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(224) 424-4194
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Dialectical (DBT)
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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Jane Ballis
Counselor, MA, LCPC Verified
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
I treat children, adolescents, couples and family in a variety of therapeutic means. I have used cognitive behavioral, psychodynamic, EMDR, behavioral, and eclectic therapies in addition to others. I also have experience working with behavioral, mood, anxiety, conduct and other specialties. I appreciate diversity and love working with others of various cultures, abilities and races.
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(331) 204-1706
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Dialectical (DBT)
I treat children, adolescents, couples and family in a variety of therapeutic means. I have used cognitive behavioral, psychodynamic, EMDR, behavioral, and eclectic therapies in addition to others. I also have experience working with behavioral, mood, anxiety, conduct and other specialties. I appreciate diversity and love working with others of various cultures, abilities and races.
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Jeanette Kuhns
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, MBA Verified
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
When life’s demands have left you feeling anxious, overwhelmed, frustrated and confused, it’s time to pause and take care of yourself. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, and National Certified Counselor, who creates a safe, nurturing, and nonjudgmental space for clients to feel heard, understood, and supported. I strive to help adults 18 years and older increase resilience, self-compassion, and self-efficacy and achieve their therapeutic goals so they may live their lives with a greater sense of ease and fulfillment.
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(847) 336-5621 x144
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Dialectical (DBT)
When life’s demands have left you feeling anxious, overwhelmed, frustrated and confused, it’s time to pause and take care of yourself. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, and National Certified Counselor, who creates a safe, nurturing, and nonjudgmental space for clients to feel heard, understood, and supported. I strive to help adults 18 years and older increase resilience, self-compassion, and self-efficacy and achieve their therapeutic goals so they may live their lives with a greater sense of ease and fulfillment.
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James (Jim) Veltman
Counselor, MA, LCPC Verified
Office is near:
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
When we deny our feelings, pushing them away (depressing them), we get depressed. When we shame our needs and criticize ourselves for being weak/needy, we strengthen the fear that causes us to hide who we really are. This increases anxiety. When we deny traumatic memories, we develop Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Numbing reality and denying real injustices will protect us from pain in the short run. Denying what is real, however, flings us into an inner conflict in which we resist the things that we need the most, and cling to the things that make us most dysfunctional.
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(224) 365-8650
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Office is near:
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Dialectical (DBT)
When we deny our feelings, pushing them away (depressing them), we get depressed. When we shame our needs and criticize ourselves for being weak/needy, we strengthen the fear that causes us to hide who we really are. This increases anxiety. When we deny traumatic memories, we develop Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Numbing reality and denying real injustices will protect us from pain in the short run. Denying what is real, however, flings us into an inner conflict in which we resist the things that we need the most, and cling to the things that make us most dysfunctional.

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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.