Beth Kubiesa
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MSW, NCRS Verified
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
I specialize in anxiety, depression, grief and loss, and divorce.
I believe in a strengths- based approach when working with clients. I utilize mindfulness, cognitive behavioral skills, motivational interviewing, and EMDR to help clients achieve their goals. I have an eclectic approach which allows me to tailor my therapy style to the needs of the client.
Grief
(224) 207-4325 x406
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Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Grief
I specialize in anxiety, depression, grief and loss, and divorce.
I believe in a strengths- based approach when working with clients. I utilize mindfulness, cognitive behavioral skills, motivational interviewing, and EMDR to help clients achieve their goals. I have an eclectic approach which allows me to tailor my therapy style to the needs of the client.
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Hailey Zaldivar
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
I take special interest in working with clients who struggle with depression, anxiety, relational issues, and issues related to adjustment.
I believe that an effective therapeutic relationship consists of respect and trust, this is what I seek to establish with each of my clients. Together, we will walk through the issues you are facing and ensure you have the right tools to feel fulfilled in your life and relationships. I hope to establish a safe, private and peaceful setting in which you feel comfortable to work on the therapeutic goals we set together.
Grief
(847) 796-6799
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Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Grief
I take special interest in working with clients who struggle with depression, anxiety, relational issues, and issues related to adjustment.
I believe that an effective therapeutic relationship consists of respect and trust, this is what I seek to establish with each of my clients. Together, we will walk through the issues you are facing and ensure you have the right tools to feel fulfilled in your life and relationships. I hope to establish a safe, private and peaceful setting in which you feel comfortable to work on the therapeutic goals we set together.
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JoyAnn Huizar
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, NCC Verified
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Additional areas of focus include anxiety, crisis intervention, depression, domestic violence, grief and loss, interpersonal communication, relationship struggles, sexual assault, and trauma.
My passion is to assist my clients in identifying and building upon their own strengths throughout the treatment process. Together we can create a safe, welcoming, confidential, and supportive environment. In doing so, we are better able to prepare for and overcome times of crisis. My wide array of experience comes from a variety of inpatient, outpatient, non-profit, childcare, and educational settings. I am heavily involved in the McHenry County Suicide Prevention Task Force and take a special interest in working with those struggling with self-injurious behaviors, suicidal ideation, and/or suicide bereavement.
Grief
(224) 218-5035
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Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Grief
Additional areas of focus include anxiety, crisis intervention, depression, domestic violence, grief and loss, interpersonal communication, relationship struggles, sexual assault, and trauma.
My passion is to assist my clients in identifying and building upon their own strengths throughout the treatment process. Together we can create a safe, welcoming, confidential, and supportive environment. In doing so, we are better able to prepare for and overcome times of crisis. My wide array of experience comes from a variety of inpatient, outpatient, non-profit, childcare, and educational settings. I am heavily involved in the McHenry County Suicide Prevention Task Force and take a special interest in working with those struggling with self-injurious behaviors, suicidal ideation, and/or suicide bereavement.
Kathleen Kenney
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CADC Verified
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Today many people struggle with anxiety and depression as they cope with life's uncertainties. We are all trying to piece together a "new normal." My training in CBT, EMDR, Strengths Centered, and Person Centered Therapy with men, women, children, elders, and caregivers is well rounded. People are dealing with trauma, abuse, grief, mental illness, addiction, co-dependency, physical illness, parenting, divorce, and loss of identity. Everyone wants to know they have a "purpose." I specialize in helping clients with their journey. Most people want to feel safe, loved, understood, and appreciated. I can help with that.
Grief
(847) 713-1261
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Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Grief
Today many people struggle with anxiety and depression as they cope with life's uncertainties. We are all trying to piece together a "new normal." My training in CBT, EMDR, Strengths Centered, and Person Centered Therapy with men, women, children, elders, and caregivers is well rounded. People are dealing with trauma, abuse, grief, mental illness, addiction, co-dependency, physical illness, parenting, divorce, and loss of identity. Everyone wants to know they have a "purpose." I specialize in helping clients with their journey. Most people want to feel safe, loved, understood, and appreciated. I can help with that.
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Melissa Skinner
Counselor, MA, LCPC Verified
Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
I have over 15 years of experience providing mental health counseling to both teens and adults. I hold a Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology and am a licensed practitioner in the state of Illinois. My focus is on helping clients manage anxiety and depression, while helping patients reach goals, manage difficult relationships and deal with stressful life events. Together we will identify problems and develop various psychological tools & skills to deal more effectively with the issues you face. I offer a free 10 minute phone consultation. Please see my web page for more info: http://nwcounselingandwellness.com
Grief
(847) 380-8151
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Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Grief
I have over 15 years of experience providing mental health counseling to both teens and adults. I hold a Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology and am a licensed practitioner in the state of Illinois. My focus is on helping clients manage anxiety and depression, while helping patients reach goals, manage difficult relationships and deal with stressful life events. Together we will identify problems and develop various psychological tools & skills to deal more effectively with the issues you face. I offer a free 10 minute phone consultation. Please see my web page for more info: http://nwcounselingandwellness.com
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Pamela Kaplan
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, JD, LCSW Verified
Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
I am a warm and compassionate therapist specializing in helping people experiencing anxiety, depression, relationship issues, divorce, and parenting issues. I am committed to working with a broad spectrum of adult and adolescent clients through individual, couple and family counseling. I provide a comfortable environment for clients to explore their life challenges so that they can build on their unique strengths and attain the growth they are looking for. I have extensive experience working with individuals, couples and families.
Grief
(224) 803-2499
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Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Grief
I am a warm and compassionate therapist specializing in helping people experiencing anxiety, depression, relationship issues, divorce, and parenting issues. I am committed to working with a broad spectrum of adult and adolescent clients through individual, couple and family counseling. I provide a comfortable environment for clients to explore their life challenges so that they can build on their unique strengths and attain the growth they are looking for. I have extensive experience working with individuals, couples and families.
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Holistic Behavioral Health and Counseling
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC, MA Verified
Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Social interaction is a necessity in our lives, but is becoming more and more rare because of technology and our society. Many people could benefit so greatly from working with one of our clinicians about life, relationships, family, friends, and/or work. We have a vast experience dealing with adolescents and adults involving depression, anxiety, conflict resolution, self-esteem, college/career, motivation, relationships, and parenting styles. Our practice has many clinicians who also specialize in young adults and adolescents with different substance abuse and addiction.
Grief
(847) 416-2321
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Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Grief
Social interaction is a necessity in our lives, but is becoming more and more rare because of technology and our society. Many people could benefit so greatly from working with one of our clinicians about life, relationships, family, friends, and/or work. We have a vast experience dealing with adolescents and adults involving depression, anxiety, conflict resolution, self-esteem, college/career, motivation, relationships, and parenting styles. Our practice has many clinicians who also specialize in young adults and adolescents with different substance abuse and addiction.
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Norma Vilchis
MS Verified
Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
**Offering both in-person and/or telehealth sessions to all Medicaid plans** I have a wide array of experience with individuals, emerging adults, and youth. I specialize in treating trauma, depression, anxiety, ADHD, and low self-esteem. I utilize Person-Centered, Strengths-Based, Solution-Focused, and Trauma-Informed approaches. As a therapist, I strive to create a safe-space where clients are able to share, explore, and implement solutions to meet their goals. I operate from a holistic viewpoint, with consideration of clients’ biological, psychological, cultural, and environmental make-up.
Grief
(224) 385-0173
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Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Grief
**Offering both in-person and/or telehealth sessions to all Medicaid plans** I have a wide array of experience with individuals, emerging adults, and youth. I specialize in treating trauma, depression, anxiety, ADHD, and low self-esteem. I utilize Person-Centered, Strengths-Based, Solution-Focused, and Trauma-Informed approaches. As a therapist, I strive to create a safe-space where clients are able to share, explore, and implement solutions to meet their goals. I operate from a holistic viewpoint, with consideration of clients’ biological, psychological, cultural, and environmental make-up.
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Sonya Kontorovich
Counselor, MA, LCPC Verified
Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
I specialize in depression, anxiety, mood disorders, infertility/prenatal/postpartum, interpersonal problem, trauma, LGBTQ issues, codependency, communication, and parenting/family dynamics.
Are you overwhelmed, anxious, sad, frustrated or uncertain? These feelings are common human experiences that can leave you disconnected from your best self. I help my clients bridge the gap between where they ARE and where they WANT TO BE by understanding their priorities through a collaborative identification of barriers, fears and hopes. We then design a treatment plan to develop insight about how internal thoughts and belief systems have evolved from unique life experiences and how they influence current interactions and behaviors. Effective strategies to cope with limitations are built upon a foundation self-awareness.
Grief
(847) 973-7321
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Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Grief
I specialize in depression, anxiety, mood disorders, infertility/prenatal/postpartum, interpersonal problem, trauma, LGBTQ issues, codependency, communication, and parenting/family dynamics.
Are you overwhelmed, anxious, sad, frustrated or uncertain? These feelings are common human experiences that can leave you disconnected from your best self. I help my clients bridge the gap between where they ARE and where they WANT TO BE by understanding their priorities through a collaborative identification of barriers, fears and hopes. We then design a treatment plan to develop insight about how internal thoughts and belief systems have evolved from unique life experiences and how they influence current interactions and behaviors. Effective strategies to cope with limitations are built upon a foundation self-awareness.
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Samantha Ruda
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC Verified
Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Currently accepting new clients! (limited evening hours). Are you struggling with symptoms of depression or anxiety? Does life feel overwhelming? Are you experiencing relationship challenges or stressful events? Reaching out for help is a positive first step toward change. There are proven tools and strategies that can help you through these times. Meeting a client where they are at, and walking alongside them as they navigate mental, emotional, relational, or life challenges is where I come in. In working together and using a holistic approach, you can begin to heal.
Grief
(847) 469-1562
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Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Grief
Currently accepting new clients! (limited evening hours). Are you struggling with symptoms of depression or anxiety? Does life feel overwhelming? Are you experiencing relationship challenges or stressful events? Reaching out for help is a positive first step toward change. There are proven tools and strategies that can help you through these times. Meeting a client where they are at, and walking alongside them as they navigate mental, emotional, relational, or life challenges is where I come in. In working together and using a holistic approach, you can begin to heal.
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Affective Counseling
Counselor Verified
Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
All therapists at Affective Counseling have an emphasis in treating affective (mood) disorders, including Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Dysthymia, and Cyclothymia.
Affective Counseling provides tailored counseling for adults, children, adolescents, couples and families. Our compassionate and knowledgeable staff realize that you face unique life challenges and it is our goal to understand how you see the world, yourself and others so that we can better help you navigate life’s journey. Building on personal strengths, recognizing and challenging negative thoughts and developing tangible coping skills are some of the interventions our staff utilizes to assist you in reaching your personal goals.
Grief
(224) 228-3656
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Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Grief
All therapists at Affective Counseling have an emphasis in treating affective (mood) disorders, including Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Dysthymia, and Cyclothymia.
Affective Counseling provides tailored counseling for adults, children, adolescents, couples and families. Our compassionate and knowledgeable staff realize that you face unique life challenges and it is our goal to understand how you see the world, yourself and others so that we can better help you navigate life’s journey. Building on personal strengths, recognizing and challenging negative thoughts and developing tangible coping skills are some of the interventions our staff utilizes to assist you in reaching your personal goals.
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Danielle Sturm
Counselor, BS Verified
Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
I specialize in working with children, teens, and adults who are experiencing ADHD, anxiety, depression, self-injury, and trauma.
Everyone deserves to be the best version of themselves. I help clients identify the obstacles that are preventing them from being the best version of themselves and help them find ways to make meaningful changes to live the most fulfilling life they want to live. Life can be difficult, but I am here to help support you to make life better!
Grief
(224) 334-3696
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Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Grief
I specialize in working with children, teens, and adults who are experiencing ADHD, anxiety, depression, self-injury, and trauma.
Everyone deserves to be the best version of themselves. I help clients identify the obstacles that are preventing them from being the best version of themselves and help them find ways to make meaningful changes to live the most fulfilling life they want to live. Life can be difficult, but I am here to help support you to make life better!
Samaritan Counseling Center of the NW Suburbs
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, ACSW, LCSW Verified
Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Samaritan is a nonprofit, client-centered practice with 4 locations in the Northwest suburbs of Chicago. Excellent, seasoned, compassionate, state-licensed therapists will help you through emotional, mental, relationship, behavioral or situational challenges. If you're depressed, anxious, overwhelmed or are coping with difficult circumstances Samaritan is a place of hope and healing. CBT, DBT, EMDR, positive psychology, strength-based, solution focused, TheraPlay, mindfulness and other evidence-based therapies are combined for an individualized treatment approach. No matter what life's journey holds, we can help you through the tough times.
Grief
(847) 382-4673
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Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Grief
Samaritan is a nonprofit, client-centered practice with 4 locations in the Northwest suburbs of Chicago. Excellent, seasoned, compassionate, state-licensed therapists will help you through emotional, mental, relationship, behavioral or situational challenges. If you're depressed, anxious, overwhelmed or are coping with difficult circumstances Samaritan is a place of hope and healing. CBT, DBT, EMDR, positive psychology, strength-based, solution focused, TheraPlay, mindfulness and other evidence-based therapies are combined for an individualized treatment approach. No matter what life's journey holds, we can help you through the tough times.
Nicki Lis
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Relationships are complicated. Some relationships take so much energy that you start to wonder if they're even worth the effort. This may apply to a spouse, significant other, or even a parent. A relationship that once felt love, now feels painful and exhausting. Maybe you're finding yourself full of anxiety or feelings of depression, and it all seems to lead back to this one person. . . Who you love. It's time to get therapy for yourself, so you can get a handle on these feelings, figure out what to do next, and start healing.
Grief
(847) 719-6539
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Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Grief
Relationships are complicated. Some relationships take so much energy that you start to wonder if they're even worth the effort. This may apply to a spouse, significant other, or even a parent. A relationship that once felt love, now feels painful and exhausting. Maybe you're finding yourself full of anxiety or feelings of depression, and it all seems to lead back to this one person. . . Who you love. It's time to get therapy for yourself, so you can get a handle on these feelings, figure out what to do next, and start healing.
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Denise Casey
Psychologist, PsyD, CADC, NBCCHT Verified
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Casey has traveled with people from all walks of life to deal with interventions, addiction recovery, relationship issues, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, childhood trauma, loss & grief, sexual abuse, women's issues and codependency.
HOPE, HELP, HEALING. Dr. Casey would best describe her intentions for her clients in one word "Transformation". As founder of BARRINGTON BEHAVIORAL HEALTH & WELLNESS, she has created a "home" for people where growth and healing are possible. Her own journey has taught her as much as the diplomas on her wall and the credentials behind her name. She was on staff at Lutheran General Hospital and taught at Northeastern IL University. She is trained as a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, and Certified in Alcohol & Drug Abuse, Hypnotherapy and Cognitive Therapy. She is also an Employee Assistance Provider.
Grief
(888) 265-6418
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Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Grief
Casey has traveled with people from all walks of life to deal with interventions, addiction recovery, relationship issues, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, childhood trauma, loss & grief, sexual abuse, women's issues and codependency.
HOPE, HELP, HEALING. Dr. Casey would best describe her intentions for her clients in one word "Transformation". As founder of BARRINGTON BEHAVIORAL HEALTH & WELLNESS, she has created a "home" for people where growth and healing are possible. Her own journey has taught her as much as the diplomas on her wall and the credentials behind her name. She was on staff at Lutheran General Hospital and taught at Northeastern IL University. She is trained as a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, and Certified in Alcohol & Drug Abuse, Hypnotherapy and Cognitive Therapy. She is also an Employee Assistance Provider.
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Angelica Newton
Counselor, LCPC Verified
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
The areas that I specialize in include women's wellness, effective communication, negative feelings related to adjustments in life, relational conflict, depression & anxiety, and mood management.
I would love to see each individual experiencing life at their full potential. I also understand that there are many things that can get in the way of that. I strive to create a safe, comfortable, empowering and creative environment in which my clients can work towards their individual goals. My commitment is to come along side you by providing skills, knowledge, reflection, support, and encouragement.
Grief
(847) 558-7783
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Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Grief
The areas that I specialize in include women's wellness, effective communication, negative feelings related to adjustments in life, relational conflict, depression & anxiety, and mood management.
I would love to see each individual experiencing life at their full potential. I also understand that there are many things that can get in the way of that. I strive to create a safe, comfortable, empowering and creative environment in which my clients can work towards their individual goals. My commitment is to come along side you by providing skills, knowledge, reflection, support, and encouragement.
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Barrington Behavioral Health and Wellness
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
She addresses depression, anxiety, grief & loss, chronic pain / illness, disabilities, self worth, codependency and identity issues.
Cori has been working in the field since 1998. She received her Masters Degree from University of Illinois at Chicago in 2003 and is an active member of the National Association of Social Workers. Cori uses a strength based approach with all her clients creating a safe and comforting environment. Cori sees clients in 3 office locations - Lake Zurich in Sandy Point Medical Center bear Rte 22, Palatine near Quentin Rd and Beuhler YMCA and in Barrington near Lake Cook Rd/Main St.
Grief
(888) 261-2178 x303
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Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Grief
She addresses depression, anxiety, grief & loss, chronic pain / illness, disabilities, self worth, codependency and identity issues.
Cori has been working in the field since 1998. She received her Masters Degree from University of Illinois at Chicago in 2003 and is an active member of the National Association of Social Workers. Cori uses a strength based approach with all her clients creating a safe and comforting environment. Cori sees clients in 3 office locations - Lake Zurich in Sandy Point Medical Center bear Rte 22, Palatine near Quentin Rd and Beuhler YMCA and in Barrington near Lake Cook Rd/Main St.
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Amanda Berge
Counselor, MA, NCC, LCPC Verified
Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
I have specialized training in treating depression, anxiety and trauma.
Hi there! My name is Amanda and I am a clinical therapist. I help people who are stuck because of overwhelming feelings, bad habits, relationship problems or work challenges. If you want to feel better or live better, I'm here. I understand that life is not always easy and I can help you move from where you are to where you want to be. Therapy is all about finding the right fit. So, give me a call or schedule a consultation to see if I'm the right person for you.
Grief
(847) 239-5858
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Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Grief
I have specialized training in treating depression, anxiety and trauma.
Hi there! My name is Amanda and I am a clinical therapist. I help people who are stuck because of overwhelming feelings, bad habits, relationship problems or work challenges. If you want to feel better or live better, I'm here. I understand that life is not always easy and I can help you move from where you are to where you want to be. Therapy is all about finding the right fit. So, give me a call or schedule a consultation to see if I'm the right person for you.
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Amy Bash
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
My specialties include grief and loss, divorce, anxiety, depression, addiction, living with chronic illness, and trauma recovery.
My private practice incorporates an integrative approach to health and wellness. I help clients build on their strengths, release negative beliefs, and develop healthy coping skills. Depression, anxiety, coping with chronic illness and relationship issues are areas of focus for many of my clients. Exploring ways to develop resiliency, joy, and self-compassion are common goals.
Grief
(847) 807-4832
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Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Grief
My specialties include grief and loss, divorce, anxiety, depression, addiction, living with chronic illness, and trauma recovery.
My private practice incorporates an integrative approach to health and wellness. I help clients build on their strengths, release negative beliefs, and develop healthy coping skills. Depression, anxiety, coping with chronic illness and relationship issues are areas of focus for many of my clients. Exploring ways to develop resiliency, joy, and self-compassion are common goals.
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Amy S Padron
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Not accepting new clients
Other areas of interest include trauma or PTSD, parent-child relationships, adolescents with behavior and/or emotional issues, pre-marital assessment, anger, self-esteem, stage of life issues, loss, depression and anxiety.
It takes courage and curiosity to begin the therapy process and I admire those who are able to do so. I believe that the psychotherapy process is greatly influenced by the therapeutic relationship. I work to collaboratively create a therapeutic relationship based on mutual respect, trust, and understanding.
Grief
(224) 427-3647
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Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Not accepting new clients
Grief
Other areas of interest include trauma or PTSD, parent-child relationships, adolescents with behavior and/or emotional issues, pre-marital assessment, anger, self-esteem, stage of life issues, loss, depression and anxiety.
It takes courage and curiosity to begin the therapy process and I admire those who are able to do so. I believe that the psychotherapy process is greatly influenced by the therapeutic relationship. I work to collaboratively create a therapeutic relationship based on mutual respect, trust, and understanding.

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Depression Therapists
Depressive disorders are characterized by persistent feelings of sadness and worthlessness and a lack of desire to engage in formerly pleasurable activities. Depression is not a passing blue mood, which almost everyone experiences from time to time, but a complex mind/body illness that interferes with everyday functioning. It not only darkens one's outlook, it is commonly marked by sleep problems and changes in energy levels and appetite. It alters the structure and function of nerve cells so that it disrupts the way the brain processes information and interprets experience.

Despite feelings of hopelessness and worthlessness, depression is a treatable condition. It can be treated with psychotherapy by depression therapists in Lake Zurich. As with many illnesses, the earlier treatment begins, the more effective it can be and the greater the likelihood that recurrence can be prevented.

Psychotherapy addresses the thinking patterns that precipitate depression, and studies show that it prevents recurrence. Drug therapy is often helpful in relieving symptoms, such as severe anxiety, so that people can engage in meaningful psychotherapy.