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.
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
(224) 218-5035
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Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
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.
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Elaine Zachrel
Counselor, LCPC, CHC Verified
Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
If you feel depressed, anxious, suffer from low self-esteem, or seem disconnected from your life, it can be hard just to start the day. You might struggle to find motivation in all areas of your life, have difficulty building or enjoying relationships, or have a hard time imagining a brighter future. Depression, anxiety, and trauma make it hard to connect to your strengths and cope with life. I specialize in helping my clients connect with their strengths, develop compassion for themselves, and increase their resilience. Why wait any longer to start your journey to well-being?
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
(224) 249-3094
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Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
If you feel depressed, anxious, suffer from low self-esteem, or seem disconnected from your life, it can be hard just to start the day. You might struggle to find motivation in all areas of your life, have difficulty building or enjoying relationships, or have a hard time imagining a brighter future. Depression, anxiety, and trauma make it hard to connect to your strengths and cope with life. I specialize in helping my clients connect with their strengths, develop compassion for themselves, and increase their resilience. Why wait any longer to start your journey to well-being?
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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.
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
(847) 416-2321
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Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
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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Stefanie Schanaberger
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LCPC Verified
Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Not accepting new clients
I specialize in counseling adults with anxiety, depression, mood instability, trauma, eating disorders, relationship conflict, life transitions, and other related challenges.
Life is a journey with unexpected challenges and changes, but it is also full of opportunities for growth and self-discovery. While some people struggle with fear and anxiety related to life transitions, others may struggle with feeling stuck in their lives, permanently on "autopilot" and feeling powerless to make a change. I am here to join you on a path of self-reflection and positive change, so that you can discover your inner strengths and build a life more congruent with your true values and goals.
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
(847) 241-1544
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Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Not accepting new clients
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
I specialize in counseling adults with anxiety, depression, mood instability, trauma, eating disorders, relationship conflict, life transitions, and other related challenges.
Life is a journey with unexpected challenges and changes, but it is also full of opportunities for growth and self-discovery. While some people struggle with fear and anxiety related to life transitions, others may struggle with feeling stuck in their lives, permanently on "autopilot" and feeling powerless to make a change. I am here to join you on a path of self-reflection and positive change, so that you can discover your inner strengths and build a life more congruent with your true values and goals.
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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.
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
(224) 228-3656
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Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
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!
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
(224) 334-3696
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Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
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.
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
(847) 382-4673
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Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
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.
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Joanie Albrecht
PhD
Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
I have extensive experience helping people resolve anxiety, PTSD and depression.
Real change for real people. You may need short-term support to learn specific tools, or you may want to dig more deeply to recognize relationship patterns or other behaviors that get in the way of peace and happiness in your life. You may find yourself feeling depressed, anxious and in conflict with the ones you love. I would like to help you manage and resolve these feelings and to help you transform what feels like vulnerability into strength. We will work together to accomplish the goals we co-create.
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
(847) 268-4219
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Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
I have extensive experience helping people resolve anxiety, PTSD and depression.
Real change for real people. You may need short-term support to learn specific tools, or you may want to dig more deeply to recognize relationship patterns or other behaviors that get in the way of peace and happiness in your life. You may find yourself feeling depressed, anxious and in conflict with the ones you love. I would like to help you manage and resolve these feelings and to help you transform what feels like vulnerability into strength. We will work together to accomplish the goals we co-create.
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Center for Emotional Wellness of the Northwest
Counselor, CADC, LCPC Verified
Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
From navigating relationship dynamics to managing anxiety and depression, our expert team is here to help.
At the Center for Emotional Wellness, we are committed to helping our clients live their best life. Our team of clinicians are devoted to providing cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and other best practices in treating diverse disorders affecting children, adolescents, and adults. We are continually working to bring the most effective and innovative techniques and approaches to our center in order to better serve the individuals and families in our community. With over 10 therapists, we will match each client with the clinician with the most appropriate style and expertise to match individual needs.
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
(847) 550-3946
Verified

Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
From navigating relationship dynamics to managing anxiety and depression, our expert team is here to help.
At the Center for Emotional Wellness, we are committed to helping our clients live their best life. Our team of clinicians are devoted to providing cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and other best practices in treating diverse disorders affecting children, adolescents, and adults. We are continually working to bring the most effective and innovative techniques and approaches to our center in order to better serve the individuals and families in our community. With over 10 therapists, we will match each client with the clinician with the most appropriate style and expertise to match individual needs.
Douglas N Neal
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
For 39 years, I have been passionate about helping people find freedom from personal struggles of depression, anxiety and marriage/ family problems. I treat first with natural alternatives rather than medications. I also specialize in Attention Deficit Disorder and I am a parent of an adult child with ADHD. I personally know the challenges and victory in helping someone with ADHD live their life successfully. I am viewed as the Sherlock Holmes doctor since I work with the most difficult to diagnose cases and help to crack the case of what is causing a person to struggle.
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
(815) 828-4356
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Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
For 39 years, I have been passionate about helping people find freedom from personal struggles of depression, anxiety and marriage/ family problems. I treat first with natural alternatives rather than medications. I also specialize in Attention Deficit Disorder and I am a parent of an adult child with ADHD. I personally know the challenges and victory in helping someone with ADHD live their life successfully. I am viewed as the Sherlock Holmes doctor since I work with the most difficult to diagnose cases and help to crack the case of what is causing a person to struggle.
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Brittany Rotelli
Counselor, LCPC, NCC Verified
Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Healing is a journey and I strive to provide a pleasant, cozy, and warm environment to feel safe and comfortable as you identify and assess your goals within the therapeutic space. Whether you're struggling with anxiety, depression, low motivation, past trauma, identity concerns, or sexual struggles we can work through them in a empathetic and non-judgmental environment as a team.
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
(224) 228-3845
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Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
Healing is a journey and I strive to provide a pleasant, cozy, and warm environment to feel safe and comfortable as you identify and assess your goals within the therapeutic space. Whether you're struggling with anxiety, depression, low motivation, past trauma, identity concerns, or sexual struggles we can work through them in a empathetic and non-judgmental environment as a team.
Karen Robbins
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Hosts group in:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Not accepting new clients
Life can be difficult and overwhelming at times. I am passionate about helping you where you're at within the context of a safe therapeutic environment. Have you had feelings of hopelessness, anxiety, or depression? Or are feeling stuck, wondering about life and where you fit in? Maybe you're struggling in a relationship or marriage? I enjoy working with young adults, adults, couples and families. I have extra training treating couples conflict, anxiety, social anxiety, depression, Self Injury, and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) I also enjoy working with couples who are struggling in their marriage or relationship.
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
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Hosts group in:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Not accepting new clients
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
Life can be difficult and overwhelming at times. I am passionate about helping you where you're at within the context of a safe therapeutic environment. Have you had feelings of hopelessness, anxiety, or depression? Or are feeling stuck, wondering about life and where you fit in? Maybe you're struggling in a relationship or marriage? I enjoy working with young adults, adults, couples and families. I have extra training treating couples conflict, anxiety, social anxiety, depression, Self Injury, and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) I also enjoy working with couples who are struggling in their marriage or relationship.
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James Garrett LCPC
Counselor, LCPC Verified
Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
You may be feeling sad, worried, frustrated, angry, confused, stressed, or simply feeling down on yourself. You may be experiencing difficulties in important relationships or simply feeling that a relationship is not meeting your needs. Maybe you're here out of concern for a family member or friend who could benefit from the help of a therapist. Or maybe your reason for being here is entirely different. My name is Jim Garrett, and I'm a licensed clinical professional counselor and psychotherapist. I help people with a wide range of concerns, and I'll be very happy to help you.
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
(847) 382-0600
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Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
You may be feeling sad, worried, frustrated, angry, confused, stressed, or simply feeling down on yourself. You may be experiencing difficulties in important relationships or simply feeling that a relationship is not meeting your needs. Maybe you're here out of concern for a family member or friend who could benefit from the help of a therapist. Or maybe your reason for being here is entirely different. My name is Jim Garrett, and I'm a licensed clinical professional counselor and psychotherapist. I help people with a wide range of concerns, and I'll be very happy to help you.
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Nancy D Bourke
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC Verified
Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Having difficulty setting and attaining goals? Feelings of anxiety, worry, sadness or anger?Finding and keeping meaningful relationships? Trying to cope and regain balance after a painful loss or trauma? Generally feeling like your life is being hijacked away from what it could be? If you can say yes to any of these, you may also be feeling alone with your challenges. Understand, you are not, many share these feelings and what these challenges all have in common; they are isolating and negatively life altering. For those who have struggled, a therapist can be an essential guide towards a happier, healthier life journey.
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
(224) 268-1856
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Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
Having difficulty setting and attaining goals? Feelings of anxiety, worry, sadness or anger?Finding and keeping meaningful relationships? Trying to cope and regain balance after a painful loss or trauma? Generally feeling like your life is being hijacked away from what it could be? If you can say yes to any of these, you may also be feeling alone with your challenges. Understand, you are not, many share these feelings and what these challenges all have in common; they are isolating and negatively life altering. For those who have struggled, a therapist can be an essential guide towards a happier, healthier life journey.
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Julia Berg
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC Verified
Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Life can be complex and ever changing bringing us moments that impact our human experience. These human experiences can be anywhere between being joyful, beautiful, challenging, mediocre, and overwhelming. Counseling is a unique process that can help you find meaning within these experiences and give you a space where your story is heard. As a trauma-informed counselor, I work to create a safe and affirming atmosphere where clients feel understood and fully accepted for who they are. I believe that an authentic and empathic therapeutic relationship is one of the most crucial attributes to healing and growth.
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
(224) 218-5134
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Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
Life can be complex and ever changing bringing us moments that impact our human experience. These human experiences can be anywhere between being joyful, beautiful, challenging, mediocre, and overwhelming. Counseling is a unique process that can help you find meaning within these experiences and give you a space where your story is heard. As a trauma-informed counselor, I work to create a safe and affirming atmosphere where clients feel understood and fully accepted for who they are. I believe that an authentic and empathic therapeutic relationship is one of the most crucial attributes to healing and growth.
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Erin Conway
Psychologist, PsyD, BCB, BCN, MSCP Verified
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
You’re about to transition back to a semi normal life. After being cooped up inside and still facing a pandemic, you or your loved one is anxious, stressed out, can’t focus, sad. Maybe these feelings have always been there, maybe they’re related to what is happening in the world. The end result is the same. You feel powerless to help them or yourself. That’s where we come in. The Cerebrum Team is skilled at working with children, teens, adults, couples, and families and is offering treatment via telehealth or in person.
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
(224) 475-1223
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Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
You’re about to transition back to a semi normal life. After being cooped up inside and still facing a pandemic, you or your loved one is anxious, stressed out, can’t focus, sad. Maybe these feelings have always been there, maybe they’re related to what is happening in the world. The end result is the same. You feel powerless to help them or yourself. That’s where we come in. The Cerebrum Team is skilled at working with children, teens, adults, couples, and families and is offering treatment via telehealth or in person.
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Stableway Counseling Services, LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist Verified
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
We are a cooperative of professionals who are dedicated to providing effective, thoughtful, and compassionate psychotherapy. At Stableway Counseling Services we work to provide our clients with highly personalized therapeutic care and understanding. We would love to see each individual experiencing life at their full potential. However, we understand that there are many things that can get in the way of that. It is our hope to offer a space for others to explore, grow, learn, and become the person that they would like to be.
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
(815) 570-4154
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Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
We are a cooperative of professionals who are dedicated to providing effective, thoughtful, and compassionate psychotherapy. At Stableway Counseling Services we work to provide our clients with highly personalized therapeutic care and understanding. We would love to see each individual experiencing life at their full potential. However, we understand that there are many things that can get in the way of that. It is our hope to offer a space for others to explore, grow, learn, and become the person that they would like to be.
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Benjamin Lee Michaels
PsyD Verified
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Not accepting new clients
I am currently on a Leave of Absence and not seeing clients at this time. My profile will be updated when the LOA concludes.
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
(224) 501-9685 x44
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Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Not accepting new clients
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
I am currently on a Leave of Absence and not seeing clients at this time. My profile will be updated when the LOA concludes.
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Cherry Hill Counseling
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Cherry Hill Counseling is one of the longest-standing counseling practices in the Northwestern suburbs of Chicago. Cherry Hill has six locations including: Lake Zurich, Vernon Hills, McHenry, Deer Park, Arlington Heights, and Chicago. Our counseling services include: individual therapy, family therapy, counseling for children and adolescents, marital and premarital therapy, group therapy, and psychological testing.
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
(847) 386-2109
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Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
Cherry Hill Counseling is one of the longest-standing counseling practices in the Northwestern suburbs of Chicago. Cherry Hill has six locations including: Lake Zurich, Vernon Hills, McHenry, Deer Park, Arlington Heights, and Chicago. Our counseling services include: individual therapy, family therapy, counseling for children and adolescents, marital and premarital therapy, group therapy, and psychological testing.
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Barrington Behavioral Health & Wellness
Psychologist, PsyD, LCSW, LCPC, CADC, NBCCHT Verified
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
We welcome you home at one of our three offices, Barrington, Lake Zurich, Palatine. We embrace the concept of body, mind & spirit and believe in treating the whole person. We believe in resilience, transformation and personal growth. We are insurance friendly. Each clinician practices in different areas including; mood disorders, addiction recovery, services to senior citizens, veterans, children and adolescents, couples, womens issues, trauma, divorce recovery, mood disorders, ADHD, health psychology and professional development or supervision. We have hours 7 days a week.
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
(877) 968-2745
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Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
We welcome you home at one of our three offices, Barrington, Lake Zurich, Palatine. We embrace the concept of body, mind & spirit and believe in treating the whole person. We believe in resilience, transformation and personal growth. We are insurance friendly. Each clinician practices in different areas including; mood disorders, addiction recovery, services to senior citizens, veterans, children and adolescents, couples, womens issues, trauma, divorce recovery, mood disorders, ADHD, health psychology and professional development or supervision. We have hours 7 days a week.

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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.