Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Lisle, Illinois 60532
"Often times, a crisis occurs when a client experiences a duality between his or her inner world and the external environment in which he or she lives in. This client may be going through a life transition related to loss of a loved one, job loss, aging, or even changes in health conditions. He or she may even be struggling internally to make a decision more aligned with their authentic selves such as gender, relationship styles, and vocational interests. The goal for this client is to achieve quality of life and fulfillment without denying himself or herself of his or her true identity and human condition. "
Coping Skills
Humanistic
Play Therapy
(331) 871-7163
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Lisle, Illinois 60532
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Coping Skills
Humanistic
Play Therapy
"Often times, a crisis occurs when a client experiences a duality between his or her inner world and the external environment in which he or she lives in. This client may be going through a life transition related to loss of a loved one, job loss, aging, or even changes in health conditions. He or she may even be struggling internally to make a decision more aligned with their authentic selves such as gender, relationship styles, and vocational interests. The goal for this client is to achieve quality of life and fulfillment without denying himself or herself of his or her true identity and human condition. "
Shawn Amador, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Lisle, Illinois 60532
"Shawn specializes in working kids, teens, and adults with ADHD, Anxiety, Communication Difficulties, and High Functioning Autism. "
Coping Skills
Humanistic
Play Therapy
(331) 253-4204 x5
Verified
Lisle, Illinois 60532
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Coping Skills
Humanistic
Play Therapy
"Shawn specializes in working kids, teens, and adults with ADHD, Anxiety, Communication Difficulties, and High Functioning Autism. "
Ashley Ullyot, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, ALMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Lisle, Illinois 60532
"Raising a child can be exhausting. You’re hearing feedback from their school, other parents, and family members on what you could be doing differently. On top of that, you are juggling responsibilities within your home, career, and family. You feel alone, burnt out, unsure of who to ask for help from without feeling judged. You want to believe that the things you are doing for your child are helping them to become the adults you envision them to be. In therapy, we can work together to identify challenges and create an environment that allows you and your child to succeed in a variety of settings."
Coping Skills
Humanistic
Play Therapy
(331) 425-7311 x709
Verified
Lisle, Illinois 60532
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Coping Skills
Humanistic
Play Therapy
"Raising a child can be exhausting. You’re hearing feedback from their school, other parents, and family members on what you could be doing differently. On top of that, you are juggling responsibilities within your home, career, and family. You feel alone, burnt out, unsure of who to ask for help from without feeling judged. You want to believe that the things you are doing for your child are helping them to become the adults you envision them to be. In therapy, we can work together to identify challenges and create an environment that allows you and your child to succeed in a variety of settings."
Gina Hines, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LCPC, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Lisle, Illinois 60532
"I have 3 basic beliefs about therapy: 1) You are the expert when it comes to your life and your family; my job is to offer support and strategies during tough times. 2) Children deserve to be treated with patience and respect; at the same time, parents should be allowed to make mistakes, take breaks, and ask for help. 3) I am committed to understanding everyone who walks through my door as a unique individual rather than a problem or diagnosis."
Coping Skills
Humanistic
Play Therapy
(630) 503-6547
Verified
Office is near:
Lisle, Illinois 60532
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Coping Skills
Humanistic
Play Therapy
"I have 3 basic beliefs about therapy: 1) You are the expert when it comes to your life and your family; my job is to offer support and strategies during tough times. 2) Children deserve to be treated with patience and respect; at the same time, parents should be allowed to make mistakes, take breaks, and ask for help. 3) I am committed to understanding everyone who walks through my door as a unique individual rather than a problem or diagnosis."
Dr. Christine McGrath, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Lisle, Illinois 60532
"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."
Coping Skills
Humanistic
Play Therapy
(630) 230-1975
Verified
Office is near:
Lisle, Illinois 60532
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Coping Skills
Humanistic
Play Therapy
"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."
Dr. Shirley Dorough-Carlson, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Lisle, Illinois 60532
" Dr. Shirley Dorough-Carlson is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist specializing in Child and Adolescent Psychology She has over 20 years of experience working with adults, children, adolescents, and their families. She has successfully worked with adults who struggle with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, divorce, and parenting concerns. Her work with children, adolescents, and their families include facilitating families navigating ADHD issues, school noncompliance, divorce, mood disorders, IEP issues, oppositional defiance, and helping young adults transition into the adult stage of life."
Coping Skills
Humanistic
Play Therapy
(331) 244-4814
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Office is near:
Lisle, Illinois 60532
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Coping Skills
Humanistic
Play Therapy
" Dr. Shirley Dorough-Carlson is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist specializing in Child and Adolescent Psychology She has over 20 years of experience working with adults, children, adolescents, and their families. She has successfully worked with adults who struggle with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, divorce, and parenting concerns. Her work with children, adolescents, and their families include facilitating families navigating ADHD issues, school noncompliance, divorce, mood disorders, IEP issues, oppositional defiance, and helping young adults transition into the adult stage of life."
Dr. Valerie Maty, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, DAT, LCPC, ATR-BC, SEP, CADC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Lisle, Illinois 60532
"I am passionate about journeying alongside you with compassion, creating a safe place where you can discover your creative self, and focused upon supporting you as you work towards your unique treatment goals. "
Coping Skills
Humanistic
Play Therapy
(331) 244-4868
Verified
Office is near:
Lisle, Illinois 60532
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Coping Skills
Humanistic
Play Therapy
"I am passionate about journeying alongside you with compassion, creating a safe place where you can discover your creative self, and focused upon supporting you as you work towards your unique treatment goals. "
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Laura A Clay, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC, ATR
Verified by Psychology Today
Lisle, Illinois 60532
"Tired of being told to "relax", "stop overthinking", "you are too sensitive" and "you worry too much"? People tell you this as if you don't want to relax, stop overthinking, let things get you upset and worry! If you could, you would! Hearing this from friends and family members doesn't help. In fact, it can make you feel even worse. You have tried to stop on your own but your mind continues to fill up with things that make you stressed out and you have a hard time turning it off. You are not alone! I get it and can completely relate! That is why I love helping people find relief. "
(630) 313-4986
Verified
Lisle, Illinois 60532
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"Tired of being told to "relax", "stop overthinking", "you are too sensitive" and "you worry too much"? People tell you this as if you don't want to relax, stop overthinking, let things get you upset and worry! If you could, you would! Hearing this from friends and family members doesn't help. In fact, it can make you feel even worse. You have tried to stop on your own but your mind continues to fill up with things that make you stressed out and you have a hard time turning it off. You are not alone! I get it and can completely relate! That is why I love helping people find relief. "
Julie A Peterson, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Lisle, Illinois 60532
"Dr. Peterson is a licensed clinical psychologist at Edgewood Clinical Services. In her work with clients, she places a large emphasis on support in addition to symptom reduction. She thoughtfully integrates perspectives from Family Systems, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, and Adlerian theory to assist clients through discouragements in their lives that may cause them to feel stuck in life transitions. Her therapeutic interventions encourage the client's assets and creativity to empower his or her ability to enhance every aspect of his or her life."
(630) 428-7890
Verified
Lisle, Illinois 60532
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"Dr. Peterson is a licensed clinical psychologist at Edgewood Clinical Services. In her work with clients, she places a large emphasis on support in addition to symptom reduction. She thoughtfully integrates perspectives from Family Systems, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, and Adlerian theory to assist clients through discouragements in their lives that may cause them to feel stuck in life transitions. Her therapeutic interventions encourage the client's assets and creativity to empower his or her ability to enhance every aspect of his or her life."
John R Brauer, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Lisle, Illinois 60532
"I work with anxiety disorders in adults and children, as well as performing evaluations and testing for a variety of issues. I enjoy working with families and individuals both and have extensive experience with group therapy. I also do coaching for professional as well as personal issues. I have locations in Lisle, Elmhurst and Joliet, IL. My work with anxiety is through effective, non-medical interventions based on developing skills for dealing with emotional experiences. I utilize homework, reading and skill development to accelerate the client's progress and assist them in feeling better sooner."
(630) 733-1155
Verified
Lisle, Illinois 60532
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"I work with anxiety disorders in adults and children, as well as performing evaluations and testing for a variety of issues. I enjoy working with families and individuals both and have extensive experience with group therapy. I also do coaching for professional as well as personal issues. I have locations in Lisle, Elmhurst and Joliet, IL. My work with anxiety is through effective, non-medical interventions based on developing skills for dealing with emotional experiences. I utilize homework, reading and skill development to accelerate the client's progress and assist them in feeling better sooner."
Marcia G. Forrest, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC, MAAT
Verified by Psychology Today
Lisle, Illinois 60532
"I believe that within our minds and bodies we all carry the resources needed to live satisfying lives. My job is to work with my clients to ensure that they get in touch with and use to the fullest these inner resources. Within my 20+ yrs. of working with a diverse population in multiple venues I have studied and use a variety of therapeutic approaches including EMDR and Hypnosis. Therapy is a partnership between a client and therapist.Together we will solve issues which might be keeping you from living your life to its fullest potential"
(630) 948-8412
Verified
Lisle, Illinois 60532
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"I believe that within our minds and bodies we all carry the resources needed to live satisfying lives. My job is to work with my clients to ensure that they get in touch with and use to the fullest these inner resources. Within my 20+ yrs. of working with a diverse population in multiple venues I have studied and use a variety of therapeutic approaches including EMDR and Hypnosis. Therapy is a partnership between a client and therapist.Together we will solve issues which might be keeping you from living your life to its fullest potential"
Christina Matthews LLC, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, MS, MA, LCPC, CCH/I
Verified by Psychology Today
Lisle, Illinois 60532
"Teachers! Take time this summer to care for your own stress! As a teacher, I know how demanding your job is. I use proven counseling methods: traditional counseling, hypnotherapy and neuroscience all help heal mind body and spirit. Conquer feelings of depression, anxiety, or trauma/PTSD. Improve self esteem issues and create positive, solid relationships. Learn to manage both physical pain and emotional pain, stop smoking or lose weight! I help students with: ADHD, test anxiety, depression, or emotional bullying. For adults I help with compassion fatigue, life transitions, relationship issues, and parenting. "
(708) 314-7491
Verified
Lisle, Illinois 60532
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"Teachers! Take time this summer to care for your own stress! As a teacher, I know how demanding your job is. I use proven counseling methods: traditional counseling, hypnotherapy and neuroscience all help heal mind body and spirit. Conquer feelings of depression, anxiety, or trauma/PTSD. Improve self esteem issues and create positive, solid relationships. Learn to manage both physical pain and emotional pain, stop smoking or lose weight! I help students with: ADHD, test anxiety, depression, or emotional bullying. For adults I help with compassion fatigue, life transitions, relationship issues, and parenting. "
Valerie Krasevic, Counselor
Counselor, MS, LCPC, CRC
Verified by Psychology Today
Lisle, Illinois 60532
"ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS; Welcome! I am going to keep this brief. I specialize in... people. My practice is influenced by elements of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), motivational enhanced therapies, and mindfulness-based therapies. My therapeutic style is individualized. I strongly believe that you are the expert to your life and your experiences, and that therapy takes a collaborative approach to support you by fostering empowerment. "
(331) 702-9372
Verified
Lisle, Illinois 60532
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"ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS; Welcome! I am going to keep this brief. I specialize in... people. My practice is influenced by elements of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), motivational enhanced therapies, and mindfulness-based therapies. My therapeutic style is individualized. I strongly believe that you are the expert to your life and your experiences, and that therapy takes a collaborative approach to support you by fostering empowerment. "
Angie Young, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, LIDC
Verified by Psychology Today
Lisle, Illinois 60532
"I firmly believe that you have the potential to make a positive change in your life. In building a collaborative and supportive therapeutic relationship, I seek to offer companionship in that journey, utilizing an evidenced-based, person-centered approach to fostering the ability to cope with life's challenges. I acknowledge the difficulty inherent in allowing yourself to be open in sharing your personal story. I believe the willingness to engage in direct communication involving your experiences, symptoms, and assumptions can permit transformative growth and healing to take place."
(630) 524-4362 x702
Verified
Lisle, Illinois 60532
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"I firmly believe that you have the potential to make a positive change in your life. In building a collaborative and supportive therapeutic relationship, I seek to offer companionship in that journey, utilizing an evidenced-based, person-centered approach to fostering the ability to cope with life's challenges. I acknowledge the difficulty inherent in allowing yourself to be open in sharing your personal story. I believe the willingness to engage in direct communication involving your experiences, symptoms, and assumptions can permit transformative growth and healing to take place."
Philip M Martinez, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Lisle, Illinois 60532
"The clients that I work with tend to be those who recognize a change is needed in their life or have heard from enough reliable sources to cause them to question the need for change in their lives. I equally enjoy working with both adolescents and adults. I have found a great deal of satisfaction working with teenagers and the unique problems they face growing up in today's world. I also have special interest in working with individuals and families whose lives have been affected by addiction or substance abuse as well as survivors of suicide."
(630) 557-6651 x4
Verified
Lisle, Illinois 60532
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"The clients that I work with tend to be those who recognize a change is needed in their life or have heard from enough reliable sources to cause them to question the need for change in their lives. I equally enjoy working with both adolescents and adults. I have found a great deal of satisfaction working with teenagers and the unique problems they face growing up in today's world. I also have special interest in working with individuals and families whose lives have been affected by addiction or substance abuse as well as survivors of suicide."
We Are Relationships, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MAMFT, LPC, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Lisle, Illinois 60532
"Love Is War. Gear Up! We are a different kind of professional mental health clinic, allowing you to connect with a licensed therapist, trained to offer help from a Christian background. By combining Biblical wisdom with clinical expertise in mental health, we invite God into the conversation and formulate actionable plans that best address the unique challenges you face. Our goal is to holistically improve clients’ well-being, so that they may feel mentally, emotionally, and spiritually healthy. In order to provide the best experience possible, our unique approach offers both online services and traditional face-to-face therapy. "
(630) 426-7511
Verified
Lisle, Illinois 60532
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"Love Is War. Gear Up! We are a different kind of professional mental health clinic, allowing you to connect with a licensed therapist, trained to offer help from a Christian background. By combining Biblical wisdom with clinical expertise in mental health, we invite God into the conversation and formulate actionable plans that best address the unique challenges you face. Our goal is to holistically improve clients’ well-being, so that they may feel mentally, emotionally, and spiritually healthy. In order to provide the best experience possible, our unique approach offers both online services and traditional face-to-face therapy. "
Shannon Giovingo
MSW, LSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Lisle, Illinois 60532
"I seek to work alongside individuals, couples, and families who have an openness and willingness to change. With experience in diverse settings, including the juvenile justice system, the homeless population, hospitals, higher education, and hospice care, I offer a unique perspective guided by personal experiences, with an emphasis rooted in compassion, hospitality, empathy, and empowerment to those yearning to learn and grow as they journey towards a better self. I offer culturally sensitive and developmentally appropriate support to those enduring a period of challenge and transition."
(630) 478-2257
Verified
Lisle, Illinois 60532
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"I seek to work alongside individuals, couples, and families who have an openness and willingness to change. With experience in diverse settings, including the juvenile justice system, the homeless population, hospitals, higher education, and hospice care, I offer a unique perspective guided by personal experiences, with an emphasis rooted in compassion, hospitality, empathy, and empowerment to those yearning to learn and grow as they journey towards a better self. I offer culturally sensitive and developmentally appropriate support to those enduring a period of challenge and transition."
Nisha Acharya, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Lisle, Illinois 60532
"Change can be difficult, feeling stuck can be frustrating, and life transitions can be overwhelming! It takes a lot of courage to ask for help and I respect the people that do so and want to make a positive change in their life. My strength and passion lies in working with children, and individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, parenting, difficulties with relationships and careers. I seek to create an environment that is safe, warm, and supportive. "
(331) 244-5028 x710
Verified
Lisle, Illinois 60532
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"Change can be difficult, feeling stuck can be frustrating, and life transitions can be overwhelming! It takes a lot of courage to ask for help and I respect the people that do so and want to make a positive change in their life. My strength and passion lies in working with children, and individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, parenting, difficulties with relationships and careers. I seek to create an environment that is safe, warm, and supportive. "
JSTtherapy, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Lisle, Illinois 60532
"When life is overwhelming, I want to give you tools that can bring immediate relief. My approach is to tailor our work to your needs. Although I have worked with many clients with varying issues of all ages, my specialties include issues of grief/loss, chronic medical illnesses (cancer, diabetes), depression, anxiety, relationship issues, LGBTQ and fertility issues. I strive to help you concentrate on the present, focus on the future and explore the past to understand current behaviors and coping. I create a safe place where you can share and acquire more coping tools to adjust to life changes."
(630) 473-6673
Verified
Lisle, Illinois 60532
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"When life is overwhelming, I want to give you tools that can bring immediate relief. My approach is to tailor our work to your needs. Although I have worked with many clients with varying issues of all ages, my specialties include issues of grief/loss, chronic medical illnesses (cancer, diabetes), depression, anxiety, relationship issues, LGBTQ and fertility issues. I strive to help you concentrate on the present, focus on the future and explore the past to understand current behaviors and coping. I create a safe place where you can share and acquire more coping tools to adjust to life changes."
Dia Lieberenz, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC, MS
Verified by Psychology Today
Lisle, Illinois 60532
"Throughout life, we form how we view the world based on our past experiences. Sometimes, these views create distorted thoughts that invoke feelings of shame, despair, fear, or other negative emotions. It is my mission to assist you in identifying these distortions and the reasons behind them in order to help you function at your best capacity."
(331) 425-6399
Verified
Lisle, Illinois 60532
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"Throughout life, we form how we view the world based on our past experiences. Sometimes, these views create distorted thoughts that invoke feelings of shame, despair, fear, or other negative emotions. It is my mission to assist you in identifying these distortions and the reasons behind them in order to help you function at your best capacity."

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Coping Skills Therapists
With coping skills or coping mechanisms, we learn to overcome issues like stress, depression, anger or anxiety.

Pro-active coping involves dealing with a problem by using constructive coping activities such as planning, confrontation, self-control and restraint. Overuse of coping mechanisms, like avoiding problems or working obsessively, can exasperate the weakness.

Emotion based coping skills reduce symptoms by addressing our feelings e.g. discussing the issues, distraction, relaxation, reframing or humor can all help. But negative coping mechanisms, which tend to be impulsive, like denial, projection, rationalization, repression or wishful thinking can make the underlying problem worse.

Some coping methods are more like bad habits than constructive life skills e.g. drinking and drugs. Other examples might include skin biting, nail biting or hair pulling (trichotillomania).

If you find it hard to cope or are having trouble coping, therapists in Lisle can help develop constructive coping skills for children, coping skills for kids and life coping skills.

If you're looking for help with coping skills in Lisle or for a Lisle coping skills therapist, these professionals provide coping strategies. They include Lisle coping skills therapists, coping skills psychologists, coping skills psychotherapists and coping skills counseling.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Lisle are able to work with a wide range of issues.

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in Lisle you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in Lisle and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in Lisle or family therapy in Lisle.