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.
(224) 231-6951
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Gurnee, IL 60031
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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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Faye Minkow
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
I feel privileged to work as a psychotherapist. I realize it is a challenge for many to take that first step toward a healing journey, and I genuinely appreciate all the delicacy of that moment. I conceptualize each and every session with this level of conscientiousness and acceptance. Instilling a sense of trust to handle the most complex and sensitive issues with compassion, professionalism and competency is my clinical mission statement. My clients and I take a collaborate approach to healing, connecting in a depth driven and nonjudgmental level.
(847) 278-2475 x146
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
I feel privileged to work as a psychotherapist. I realize it is a challenge for many to take that first step toward a healing journey, and I genuinely appreciate all the delicacy of that moment. I conceptualize each and every session with this level of conscientiousness and acceptance. Instilling a sense of trust to handle the most complex and sensitive issues with compassion, professionalism and competency is my clinical mission statement. My clients and I take a collaborate approach to healing, connecting in a depth driven and nonjudgmental level.
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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.
(847) 737-4336
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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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Jerry A Blecha
Counselor, MS, LCPC, CADC Verified
Gurnee, IL 60031
I have a depth of knowledge and experience in a number of areas including adult children of alcoholics, alcoholism, family of origin issues, victims of abuse, and trauma. Having worked in community services for over 30 years I have treated a wide range of populations. I enjoy working with individuals toward a more meaningful and satisfying life. I believe I can listen, learn, provide trust, make sound professional assessments and help the individual achieve goals.
(224) 323-6724
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Gurnee, IL 60031
I have a depth of knowledge and experience in a number of areas including adult children of alcoholics, alcoholism, family of origin issues, victims of abuse, and trauma. Having worked in community services for over 30 years I have treated a wide range of populations. I enjoy working with individuals toward a more meaningful and satisfying life. I believe I can listen, learn, provide trust, make sound professional assessments and help the individual achieve goals.
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Grace Varghese
Counselor, MS, LCPC, RPT, NCC Verified
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Grace is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and a National Certified Counselor. She has extensive experience working with children, adolescents, and adults. She works with individuals and families to establish hope, promote emotional healing, and facilitate personal growth. Grace offers warmth, compassion and great insight in her work. Her gentle therapeutic approach is an asset to her work and enables her to compassionately address the mental health needs of children, adolescents, and adults so that they are empowered to lead a purpose driven life.
(779) 223-1183
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Grace is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and a National Certified Counselor. She has extensive experience working with children, adolescents, and adults. She works with individuals and families to establish hope, promote emotional healing, and facilitate personal growth. Grace offers warmth, compassion and great insight in her work. Her gentle therapeutic approach is an asset to her work and enables her to compassionately address the mental health needs of children, adolescents, and adults so that they are empowered to lead a purpose driven life.
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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.
(331) 204-1706
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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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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.
(224) 424-4194
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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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HOPE Child and Family Counseling/Teen & Adult Tx
Counselor, MA, LCPC, RPT-S Verified
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
The counselors at HOPE - Child and Family Counseling/Adolescent and Adult Therapy specialize in therapy to promote emotional healing across the lifespan. We provide an atmosphere of acceptance and hope. Our skills are grounded in interpersonal connections and current interventions in neurobiology, attachment, cognitive-behavioral, trauma, family systems, child/play therapy, drug and alcohol treatment, and more. We apply principles that treat the whole person while knowing that the body, mind, and social world can interplay with how we feel, think, and navigate through life. Locations: Roscoe, IL, Gurnee, IL, and Janesville, WI.
(815) 977-8751
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Gurnee, IL 60031
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The counselors at HOPE - Child and Family Counseling/Adolescent and Adult Therapy specialize in therapy to promote emotional healing across the lifespan. We provide an atmosphere of acceptance and hope. Our skills are grounded in interpersonal connections and current interventions in neurobiology, attachment, cognitive-behavioral, trauma, family systems, child/play therapy, drug and alcohol treatment, and more. We apply principles that treat the whole person while knowing that the body, mind, and social world can interplay with how we feel, think, and navigate through life. Locations: Roscoe, IL, Gurnee, IL, and Janesville, WI.
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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).
(708) 462-6361
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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).
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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.
(224) 365-8650
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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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Glenisha L. C. Foreman
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC, CTP, CTMH Verified
Office is near:
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Glenisha Foreman is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Marine Corp Veteran. Serving in the military enabled her to travel to various places around the world. During her travels, Glenisha learned from, interacted, and worked with people of various cultures and ethnicities. She continues to be open and interested in learning about what is unique to you. She has experience working in mental health, as well as substance abuse. She is passionate about working with Veterans, adolescents and adults. Life gets tough sometimes and as much as some people would like to handle it themselves know that its ok to ask for help.
(224) 207-4645
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Office is near:
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Glenisha Foreman is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Marine Corp Veteran. Serving in the military enabled her to travel to various places around the world. During her travels, Glenisha learned from, interacted, and worked with people of various cultures and ethnicities. She continues to be open and interested in learning about what is unique to you. She has experience working in mental health, as well as substance abuse. She is passionate about working with Veterans, adolescents and adults. Life gets tough sometimes and as much as some people would like to handle it themselves know that its ok to ask for help.
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Donna Herula
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT, LCPC, CADC, CEAP Verified
Office is near:
Gurnee, IL 60031
Not accepting new clients
Talking with a professional counselor can provide hope, solutions and emotional support so that you are able to make needed changes in your life. There are strategies that you can learn to decrease stress, anxiety, depression, anger, grief, guilt and loss; improve communication in your marriage or relationship, turnaround difficult relationships at work; address alcohol or other addictions; and gain strength and motivation to take action on making positive life-changing decisions.
(224) 701-3316
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Office is near:
Gurnee, IL 60031
Not accepting new clients
Talking with a professional counselor can provide hope, solutions and emotional support so that you are able to make needed changes in your life. There are strategies that you can learn to decrease stress, anxiety, depression, anger, grief, guilt and loss; improve communication in your marriage or relationship, turnaround difficult relationships at work; address alcohol or other addictions; and gain strength and motivation to take action on making positive life-changing decisions.

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