Kristi M Finn
Counselor, MA, LCPC Verified
Naperville, IL 60540
Not accepting new clients
I am Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and founding partner of Compass Behavioral Health and Wellness, LLC, who is passionate about empowering individuals and families to achieve personal growth, improve emotional regulation and foster positive relationships. I enjoy utilizing my training on attachment and brain development to assist in coping with the effects of trauma, loss, divorce, disrupted attachments, adoption, depression and anxiety. Using a collaborative and relational approach, I strive to help individuals and couples establish and maintain healthy relationships, as well as strengthen their ability to cope with stressful life events
(331) 701-2930 x2
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Naperville, IL 60540
Not accepting new clients
I am Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and founding partner of Compass Behavioral Health and Wellness, LLC, who is passionate about empowering individuals and families to achieve personal growth, improve emotional regulation and foster positive relationships. I enjoy utilizing my training on attachment and brain development to assist in coping with the effects of trauma, loss, divorce, disrupted attachments, adoption, depression and anxiety. Using a collaborative and relational approach, I strive to help individuals and couples establish and maintain healthy relationships, as well as strengthen their ability to cope with stressful life events
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Alexander Goreham
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CRADC, EMDR Verified
Naperville, IL 60563
Offers online therapy
I specialize in trauma, adoption, addictions, attachment, depression, anxiety, and faith/spirituality.
Hey there! My name is Alex. Life can be a tricky journey, sometimes it is full of excitement and fun, and other times it can really be tough. I don't believe we were created to walk this life alone, especially through those difficult moments. That's where therapy comes in. To be honest with you, I don't have the power to change you and that is not my goal. My job as a therapist is to come alongside you and help you rediscover yourself and your potential. With a greater understanding of who you are and where you have been, comes the opportunity for change to create a new normal.
(331) 204-1773
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Naperville, IL 60563
Offers online therapy
I specialize in trauma, adoption, addictions, attachment, depression, anxiety, and faith/spirituality.
Hey there! My name is Alex. Life can be a tricky journey, sometimes it is full of excitement and fun, and other times it can really be tough. I don't believe we were created to walk this life alone, especially through those difficult moments. That's where therapy comes in. To be honest with you, I don't have the power to change you and that is not my goal. My job as a therapist is to come alongside you and help you rediscover yourself and your potential. With a greater understanding of who you are and where you have been, comes the opportunity for change to create a new normal.
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Colleen Norwell
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Naperville, IL 60563
Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients
Her special interests include adoption, divorce, trauma, and relationships.
Colleen is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who enjoys collaborating with adolescents and adults in order to help them make changes that will allow them to find balance, and an enhanced quality of life. Having worked closely with adoptive families, families experiencing crisis and violence in the home, veterans, and individuals managing severe and persistent mental illness, Colleen is well versed in the treatment of trauma and attachment, mood, anxiety, psychotic, as well as personality disorders.
(630) 361-0238
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Naperville, IL 60563
Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients
Her special interests include adoption, divorce, trauma, and relationships.
Colleen is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who enjoys collaborating with adolescents and adults in order to help them make changes that will allow them to find balance, and an enhanced quality of life. Having worked closely with adoptive families, families experiencing crisis and violence in the home, veterans, and individuals managing severe and persistent mental illness, Colleen is well versed in the treatment of trauma and attachment, mood, anxiety, psychotic, as well as personality disorders.
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Sandra King
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC Verified
Naperville, IL 60563
Offers online therapy
I am trauma informed and adoption competent.
*ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS FOR IN-PERSON SESSIONS*. I am passionate about helping children, teens and young adults. Is your child struggling to self-regulate through big emotions? Is your teen isolating or needs help to form a healthy identity? Are you a young adult struggling to build relationships and cope with life’s challenges? Are you a parent that needs support navigating the challenges of parenting or co-parenting? Counseling can provide the support and guidance needed to work through those tough times. I provide a safe and welcoming space for individuals and families.
(630) 360-8943
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Naperville, IL 60563
Offers online therapy
I am trauma informed and adoption competent.
*ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS FOR IN-PERSON SESSIONS*. I am passionate about helping children, teens and young adults. Is your child struggling to self-regulate through big emotions? Is your teen isolating or needs help to form a healthy identity? Are you a young adult struggling to build relationships and cope with life’s challenges? Are you a parent that needs support navigating the challenges of parenting or co-parenting? Counseling can provide the support and guidance needed to work through those tough times. I provide a safe and welcoming space for individuals and families.
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Simone Schmale
Counselor, MSEd, LCPC Verified
Naperville, IL 60563
My areas of strength include: anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, pediatric cancer, complex family dynamics, divorce, blended families, eating disorders, cutting, sensory, attachment, adoption, developmental milestones and gifted.
Counseling research studies consistently state that one of the biggest factors for growth and healing are strongly connected to the relationship between you and your therapist. I take a compassionate and collaborative approach with my clients as we work through the life struggles and circumstances while drawing upon your unique strengths with multi-faceted, evidence-based practices. I firmly believe that we do the best we can even when we don't do or act how we wish. My relationship with clients is one of trust, collaboration and building insights and skills that lead to new, life-enhancing experiences.
(630) 557-6933 x10
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Naperville, IL 60563
My areas of strength include: anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, pediatric cancer, complex family dynamics, divorce, blended families, eating disorders, cutting, sensory, attachment, adoption, developmental milestones and gifted.
Counseling research studies consistently state that one of the biggest factors for growth and healing are strongly connected to the relationship between you and your therapist. I take a compassionate and collaborative approach with my clients as we work through the life struggles and circumstances while drawing upon your unique strengths with multi-faceted, evidence-based practices. I firmly believe that we do the best we can even when we don't do or act how we wish. My relationship with clients is one of trust, collaboration and building insights and skills that lead to new, life-enhancing experiences.
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Angela Pezza Conway
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Naperville, IL 60540
I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who has over 10 years of experience working with children, adolescents, adults and families, in a variety of mental health settings including: hospitals, private practice, therapeutic day schools, and community mental health. I specialize in the treatment of Mood, Personality, Trauma and Attachment disorder. My special interests include Reactive Attachment Disorder, ADHD, Issues regarding Divorce, Adoption Issues, At-Risk Youth as well as Parent Education/Training, Post-Partum Depression and Transgender issues.
(630) 884-4366
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Naperville, IL 60540
I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who has over 10 years of experience working with children, adolescents, adults and families, in a variety of mental health settings including: hospitals, private practice, therapeutic day schools, and community mental health. I specialize in the treatment of Mood, Personality, Trauma and Attachment disorder. My special interests include Reactive Attachment Disorder, ADHD, Issues regarding Divorce, Adoption Issues, At-Risk Youth as well as Parent Education/Training, Post-Partum Depression and Transgender issues.
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Jessica Brumfield
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Naperville, IL 60563
Offers online therapy
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, earning my Master’s of Social Work degree from Illinois State University in 2009 and Clinical License in 2015. I come from a Non-Profit background, previously serving as a Program Supervisor for foster care, adoption and parent-education programs. I began providing part-time teleheatlh therapy services at the beginning of the pandemic and recently decided to shift into full-time private practice, fueled by a passion to serve my community in a new capacity.
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Naperville, IL 60563
Offers online therapy
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, earning my Master’s of Social Work degree from Illinois State University in 2009 and Clinical License in 2015. I come from a Non-Profit background, previously serving as a Program Supervisor for foster care, adoption and parent-education programs. I began providing part-time teleheatlh therapy services at the beginning of the pandemic and recently decided to shift into full-time private practice, fueled by a passion to serve my community in a new capacity.
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Cassie Whitfield
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, LCSW Verified
Naperville, IL 60540
Offers online therapy
I practice in Naperville & Chicago, specializing in: Anxiety, ADHD, Depression/mood disorders, Grief, Family Therapy, Children and Teens, Trauma, Work/Life balance, Stress Management, Anger Management, Personality Disorders, Crisis Intervention, Self-esteem, LGBTQIA and other sexual minorities, Issues of racial and cultural identity, Adoption related issues, Poly/non-monogamous relationships.
Do you feel trapped in your thoughts and emotions? For many people dealing with stress, anxiety, depression, or trauma emotions and thoughts can feel like they are constantly overwhelming and painful. They can often feel trapping, keeping you from enjoying life the way you might want to. However, it doesn't have to stay this way. Together we can learn how to manage these seemingly uncontrollable painful experiences. Understanding our internal experience, and being equipped with tools to handle our reactions, is often the key to improving our lives.
(331) 244-4959
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Naperville, IL 60540
Offers online therapy
I practice in Naperville & Chicago, specializing in: Anxiety, ADHD, Depression/mood disorders, Grief, Family Therapy, Children and Teens, Trauma, Work/Life balance, Stress Management, Anger Management, Personality Disorders, Crisis Intervention, Self-esteem, LGBTQIA and other sexual minorities, Issues of racial and cultural identity, Adoption related issues, Poly/non-monogamous relationships.
Do you feel trapped in your thoughts and emotions? For many people dealing with stress, anxiety, depression, or trauma emotions and thoughts can feel like they are constantly overwhelming and painful. They can often feel trapping, keeping you from enjoying life the way you might want to. However, it doesn't have to stay this way. Together we can learn how to manage these seemingly uncontrollable painful experiences. Understanding our internal experience, and being equipped with tools to handle our reactions, is often the key to improving our lives.
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Cathy Conway
Counselor, MA, LCPC, SEP, TEB Verified
Naperville, IL 60563
Not accepting new clients
NOT TAKING NEW CLIENTS RIGHT NOW. I can help with adoption, anger, anxiety, boundaries, burnout, codependency, depression, loneliness, parenting, phobias, relationships, self-esteem, sexual abuse, singleness, stress management, spiritual integration and trauma. I am certified as a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner and I also facilitate Immanuel Prayer. 20 years of clinical experience in a variety of settings have helped me to recognize and utilize external resources as we work towards building up internal resources. I am privileged to walk along side of those who might need to be reminded of their importance and worth.
(630) 394-6108
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Naperville, IL 60563
Not accepting new clients
NOT TAKING NEW CLIENTS RIGHT NOW. I can help with adoption, anger, anxiety, boundaries, burnout, codependency, depression, loneliness, parenting, phobias, relationships, self-esteem, sexual abuse, singleness, stress management, spiritual integration and trauma. I am certified as a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner and I also facilitate Immanuel Prayer. 20 years of clinical experience in a variety of settings have helped me to recognize and utilize external resources as we work towards building up internal resources. I am privileged to walk along side of those who might need to be reminded of their importance and worth.
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Warren Matson
Counselor, MSEd, LCPC Verified
Naperville, IL 60563
After serving a wide range of clients, I have focused in on family systems and working with family members to insure the best outcomes for parents, cohesion for couples, and stability for children, thus working with individuals of all ages, families and couples. In family work I have had extensive experience with issues related to adoption and foster parenting. I also work with individuals addressing a wide range of issues that may or may not be directly related to family and relationships. My goal is to aide my clients in maintaining continuous growth, stability in their lives and satisfying relationships.
(630) 463-6177
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Naperville, IL 60563
After serving a wide range of clients, I have focused in on family systems and working with family members to insure the best outcomes for parents, cohesion for couples, and stability for children, thus working with individuals of all ages, families and couples. In family work I have had extensive experience with issues related to adoption and foster parenting. I also work with individuals addressing a wide range of issues that may or may not be directly related to family and relationships. My goal is to aide my clients in maintaining continuous growth, stability in their lives and satisfying relationships.
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Dr. Christine McGrath
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Naperville, IL 60563
Offers online therapy
Her focus is with those dealing with grief and loss, children who struggle with attachment, adoption and foster issues, mood and anxiety disorders, divorce, blended families, and social skills deficits.
Dr. McGrath is an experienced clinician with over a decade of successfully working with children, adolescents, and adults with a variety of concerns. Her clinical experience is expansive. She has led social skills groups for pre-adolescent and adolescent boys and girls; conducted ADHD assessments and psychological evaluations; administered intelligence screenings for gifted children, and has led grief and bereavement groups for adolescents in private and public schools. In addition, she has taught undergraduate courses at Wheaton College.
(630) 230-1975
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Naperville, IL 60563
Offers online therapy
Her focus is with those dealing with grief and loss, children who struggle with attachment, adoption and foster issues, mood and anxiety disorders, divorce, blended families, and social skills deficits.
Dr. McGrath is an experienced clinician with over a decade of successfully working with children, adolescents, and adults with a variety of concerns. Her clinical experience is expansive. She has led social skills groups for pre-adolescent and adolescent boys and girls; conducted ADHD assessments and psychological evaluations; administered intelligence screenings for gifted children, and has led grief and bereavement groups for adolescents in private and public schools. In addition, she has taught undergraduate courses at Wheaton College.
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Leah Lubniewski
Counselor, LCPC Verified
Naperville, IL 60540
Offers online therapy
In working in a number of different settings, Leah has worked with a wide range of ages and diagnoses. The primary focus is adolescents through adults. Concerns that clients may work on, but not limited to, are depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, life transitions/adjustments, adoption, mood management, and relationship/communication issues.
(630) 634-7581 x6
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Naperville, IL 60540
Offers online therapy
In working in a number of different settings, Leah has worked with a wide range of ages and diagnoses. The primary focus is adolescents through adults. Concerns that clients may work on, but not limited to, are depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, life transitions/adjustments, adoption, mood management, and relationship/communication issues.
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Liza Devaney
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Naperville, IL 60563
Offers online therapy
I have over twenty years of social work experience. I have worked in foster care and adoption, in a psychiatric hospital and am currently working in private practice. My patients include children, adolescents, adults and couples. I treat depression, anxiety, PTSD, grief issues, conflict resolution, borderline personality disorder, bipolar disorder, social anxiety, OCD, addictions, issues related to divorce and family/marital conflicts. I use a variety of treatment modalities based on the individual needs of the patient. My therapeutic approach is a non-judgmental blending of eastern and western philosophies thereby helping patients develop acceptance and develop better coping strategies to deal with their challenges.
(630) 884-4319 x2
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Naperville, IL 60563
Offers online therapy
I have over twenty years of social work experience. I have worked in foster care and adoption, in a psychiatric hospital and am currently working in private practice. My patients include children, adolescents, adults and couples. I treat depression, anxiety, PTSD, grief issues, conflict resolution, borderline personality disorder, bipolar disorder, social anxiety, OCD, addictions, issues related to divorce and family/marital conflicts. I use a variety of treatment modalities based on the individual needs of the patient. My therapeutic approach is a non-judgmental blending of eastern and western philosophies thereby helping patients develop acceptance and develop better coping strategies to deal with their challenges.
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Nadia Persun
Psychologist, PhD, LCP Verified
Naperville, IL 60564
I do adoption evaluations and testing.
I strive to help people have a better understanding of who they are and who they can be and overcome the internal obstacles keeping them stuck. You will find me easy to connect with. I listen attentively, remember details, and ask direct and relevant questions to create a therapy that is tailored to your goals, challenges and provides solutions. I effectively treat Depression, Anxiety, OCD, Panic, and Chronic Pain. Mind-body imbalance can cause neck and back pain, stomach problems, headaches, which I have success treating. I also specialize in eating disorders, specifically in weight loss and weight gain prevention.
(630) 581-2165
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Naperville, IL 60564
I do adoption evaluations and testing.
I strive to help people have a better understanding of who they are and who they can be and overcome the internal obstacles keeping them stuck. You will find me easy to connect with. I listen attentively, remember details, and ask direct and relevant questions to create a therapy that is tailored to your goals, challenges and provides solutions. I effectively treat Depression, Anxiety, OCD, Panic, and Chronic Pain. Mind-body imbalance can cause neck and back pain, stomach problems, headaches, which I have success treating. I also specialize in eating disorders, specifically in weight loss and weight gain prevention.
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Vana M Bowen
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, MEd, PsyD, LCPC Verified
Office is near:
Naperville, IL 60564
Offers online therapy
I have extensive experience working with blended family issues as well as concerns related to family adoption.
Hello! Choosing a therapist is not easy and involves finding someone with whom you are comfortable. I offer a supportive approach that is sustained by years of experience, knowledge and training through private psychotherapy and consulting services. My clinical services provide a comprehensive and holistic approach toward personal growth and healing. Together, we can uncover your inner strengths and gifts to make emotional and behavioral treatment a fulfilling journey. I have received DIPLOMATE professional certification with the American Psychotherapy Association and have professional certifications in Play Therapy, Domestic Violence, Sexual Addictions,and Trauma-Based Treatments.
(630) 733-1817
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Office is near:
Naperville, IL 60564
Offers online therapy
I have extensive experience working with blended family issues as well as concerns related to family adoption.
Hello! Choosing a therapist is not easy and involves finding someone with whom you are comfortable. I offer a supportive approach that is sustained by years of experience, knowledge and training through private psychotherapy and consulting services. My clinical services provide a comprehensive and holistic approach toward personal growth and healing. Together, we can uncover your inner strengths and gifts to make emotional and behavioral treatment a fulfilling journey. I have received DIPLOMATE professional certification with the American Psychotherapy Association and have professional certifications in Play Therapy, Domestic Violence, Sexual Addictions,and Trauma-Based Treatments.
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Bradley Kahle
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Office is near:
Naperville, IL 60540
I also work with couples who have experienced the pain of infertility as well as couples who are considering adoption.
I believe that change best occurs in the context of an open, trusting relationship. Therapy is a collaborative relationship in which we work together to address the issues that you are struggling with. Together, we will identify your feelings, thoughts, and dynamics that are impacting your life. We will work together to meet your goals in pursuit of a purposeful and rewarding life.
(888) 725-4642
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Office is near:
Naperville, IL 60540
I also work with couples who have experienced the pain of infertility as well as couples who are considering adoption.
I believe that change best occurs in the context of an open, trusting relationship. Therapy is a collaborative relationship in which we work together to address the issues that you are struggling with. Together, we will identify your feelings, thoughts, and dynamics that are impacting your life. We will work together to meet your goals in pursuit of a purposeful and rewarding life.
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Lauren Polcyn
Counselor, LCPC Verified
Naperville, IL 60564
Offers online therapy
I pride myself in building a strong rapport with each of my clients. I connects with clients in an easy-going yet energetic way. Many clients come in dysregulated and stuck and in the process of our session we are able to work toward their goals and being their authentic selves. I have an extensive counseling background in behavioral issues, parenting issues, adoption concerns, adjustment and change issues, mood disorders, working through past trauma, peer relationships struggles, and more. I started my career working with families involved with DCFS and adoptions, now I work at a private agency seeing a variety of clients.
(630) 228-1201
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Naperville, IL 60564
Offers online therapy
I pride myself in building a strong rapport with each of my clients. I connects with clients in an easy-going yet energetic way. Many clients come in dysregulated and stuck and in the process of our session we are able to work toward their goals and being their authentic selves. I have an extensive counseling background in behavioral issues, parenting issues, adoption concerns, adjustment and change issues, mood disorders, working through past trauma, peer relationships struggles, and more. I started my career working with families involved with DCFS and adoptions, now I work at a private agency seeing a variety of clients.
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Cheryl Frommelt
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LCPC, LMFT Verified
Naperville, IL 60563
Offers online therapy
I have 25 years working with Individuals, Couples and Families as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist as well as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. I am a Certified Rapid Resolution Therapist. I am passionate about helping people achieve balanced and healthy lives. I see myself as a collaborator and work along side my clients to effectively help them obtain their goals. I have a fundamental belief that people have the ability to help themselves. I believe respect for others, along with compassion and humor provide an ideal environment in which clients can express themselves.
(630) 426-3509
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Naperville, IL 60563
Offers online therapy
I have 25 years working with Individuals, Couples and Families as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist as well as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. I am a Certified Rapid Resolution Therapist. I am passionate about helping people achieve balanced and healthy lives. I see myself as a collaborator and work along side my clients to effectively help them obtain their goals. I have a fundamental belief that people have the ability to help themselves. I believe respect for others, along with compassion and humor provide an ideal environment in which clients can express themselves.
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Danielle Slyder
Counselor, MAT, LCPC Verified
Naperville, IL 60563
Offers online therapy
As a therapist at Willis CC, Danielle is here to support families and individuals who are experiencing anxiety, depression, trauma reactions, ADHD, behavioral issues and other struggles. Most recently, she has focused her work on families who have fostered and adopted children. The treatment modalities Danielle most often uses includes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Trauma processing and Art Therapy. During her time off, Danielle can be found camping, painting, and jamming to rock music.
(312) 476-9064
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Naperville, IL 60563
Offers online therapy
As a therapist at Willis CC, Danielle is here to support families and individuals who are experiencing anxiety, depression, trauma reactions, ADHD, behavioral issues and other struggles. Most recently, she has focused her work on families who have fostered and adopted children. The treatment modalities Danielle most often uses includes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Trauma processing and Art Therapy. During her time off, Danielle can be found camping, painting, and jamming to rock music.
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Clark Beckley
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Office is near:
Naperville, IL 60540
Offers online therapy
I seek clients who are open to discovering their story and how it led them to their current circumstance. I am best able to nurture a relationship with a client who is aware of their reason for seeking support and is comfortable with a direct perspective to realizing their goals. My approach to working with adolescents, adults, couples, and families is centered on the philosophy that we are experiencing components of our personal story daily. When we conclude a chapter, it can impact the next chapter. By understanding our experiences and crafting our next steps, we can shape our story.
(630) 313-4349
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Office is near:
Naperville, IL 60540
Offers online therapy
I seek clients who are open to discovering their story and how it led them to their current circumstance. I am best able to nurture a relationship with a client who is aware of their reason for seeking support and is comfortable with a direct perspective to realizing their goals. My approach to working with adolescents, adults, couples, and families is centered on the philosophy that we are experiencing components of our personal story daily. When we conclude a chapter, it can impact the next chapter. By understanding our experiences and crafting our next steps, we can shape our story.

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