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.
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(224) 218-5035
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Lake Zurich, IL 60047
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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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Jason B Ness
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
An integrative approach can be used to treat individuals struggling with stress, anxiety, depression, relationships, and other emotional struggles that interfere with their potential.
I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with a lifelong passion of working with children, adolescents, and adults improve their levels of social and emotional well-being. I have over 20 years of extensive experience working in private practice and in the public schools as a school psychologist and school administrator. I also provide individual therapy, cognitive and academic assessments, and school consultations. Over the span of my career, I have treated ADHD, substance abuse, bipolar, psychotic and personality disorders.
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(224) 479-0389
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Lake Zurich, IL 60047
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An integrative approach can be used to treat individuals struggling with stress, anxiety, depression, relationships, and other emotional struggles that interfere with their potential.
I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with a lifelong passion of working with children, adolescents, and adults improve their levels of social and emotional well-being. I have over 20 years of extensive experience working in private practice and in the public schools as a school psychologist and school administrator. I also provide individual therapy, cognitive and academic assessments, and school consultations. Over the span of my career, I have treated ADHD, substance abuse, bipolar, psychotic and personality disorders.
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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
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(847) 380-8151
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Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
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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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Anna T Razes
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, ACSW Verified
Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
I provide education and intervention for depression, anxiety and various behavioral disruptions such as relational/marital conflict, emotional upheavals, deterioration in everyday functioning, disordered eating, unwanted impulses, anger, etc.
Gain the ability to communicate needs, relate better, feel better and improve circumstances. I offer a psychological and educational approach to both counseling and psychotherapy. For over 30 years as psychotherapist I help clients understand the psychological dynamics underlying problems and difficulties. Change is easier and more effective when we better understand our emotions and behaviors. Especially the behaviors, thoughts and emotions that arise when relating to others. Whether through in-depth individual analysis or counseling for marriage, divorce or family issues, clients gain awareness and deeper understanding of the source and purpose of their feelings, thoughts and behaviors.
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(224) 633-3088
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Lake Zurich, IL 60047
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I provide education and intervention for depression, anxiety and various behavioral disruptions such as relational/marital conflict, emotional upheavals, deterioration in everyday functioning, disordered eating, unwanted impulses, anger, etc.
Gain the ability to communicate needs, relate better, feel better and improve circumstances. I offer a psychological and educational approach to both counseling and psychotherapy. For over 30 years as psychotherapist I help clients understand the psychological dynamics underlying problems and difficulties. Change is easier and more effective when we better understand our emotions and behaviors. Especially the behaviors, thoughts and emotions that arise when relating to others. Whether through in-depth individual analysis or counseling for marriage, divorce or family issues, clients gain awareness and deeper understanding of the source and purpose of their feelings, thoughts and behaviors.
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Foundations 4 Life Counseling & Wellness Center
Counselor Verified
Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Hello & thank you for visiting our group counseling page. How can we help? Would you like to feel healthier, happier, more fulfilled in your personal and/or professional life? Are you living your best life or are you regularly overwhelmed, stressed, anxious, unhappy, unmotivated or feeling depressed? Do you worry about things you are unsure how to solve or change? While challenging, know if you answered yes to any of these questions there are clinically proven solutions available that can help. We are provide expert knowledge, tools, skills & resources for strengthened mental, physical, emotional, social & occupational health.
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(847) 558-7734
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Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
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Hello & thank you for visiting our group counseling page. How can we help? Would you like to feel healthier, happier, more fulfilled in your personal and/or professional life? Are you living your best life or are you regularly overwhelmed, stressed, anxious, unhappy, unmotivated or feeling depressed? Do you worry about things you are unsure how to solve or change? While challenging, know if you answered yes to any of these questions there are clinically proven solutions available that can help. We are provide expert knowledge, tools, skills & resources for strengthened mental, physical, emotional, social & occupational health.
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Brian Garibaldi
Counselor, MA, LCPC Verified
Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
I specialize in adolescent and pre-adolescent boys (middle school) for a variety of issues including Asperger's Syndrome, oppositional defiance, ADHD, anxiety, and depression.
I work with clients to identify the core issues you struggle with and how you can deal with them to meet your goals. Sometimes, this has to do with dealing with other people and things around us. Other times, it is our own internal thoughts and struggles that get in the way.
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(855) 525-9129
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Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
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I specialize in adolescent and pre-adolescent boys (middle school) for a variety of issues including Asperger's Syndrome, oppositional defiance, ADHD, anxiety, and depression.
I work with clients to identify the core issues you struggle with and how you can deal with them to meet your goals. Sometimes, this has to do with dealing with other people and things around us. Other times, it is our own internal thoughts and struggles that get in the way.
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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.
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(847) 416-2321
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Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
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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.
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(224) 385-0173
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Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
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**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.
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(847) 973-7321
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Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
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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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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.
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(224) 228-3656
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Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
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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!
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(224) 334-3696
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Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
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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.
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(847) 382-4673
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Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
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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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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.
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(847) 558-7783
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Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
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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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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.
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(847) 239-5858
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Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
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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 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.
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(224) 427-3647
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Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
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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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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.
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(847) 550-3946
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Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
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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.
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(815) 828-4356
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Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
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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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Christine Hill
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, MEd, LPC, NCC Verified
Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Christine specializes in working with individuals struggling with complex trauma, PTSD, dissociative disorders, depression and anxiety.
Do anxiety, trauma and uncertainty run your life more than your values and dreams? Do you relive the past as if it were happening right now? Your head knows better, but it's hard to convince your heart otherwise. Perhaps you feel stuck in not knowing how to move through distressing events of your past which is impacting your present day functioning. If this resonates with you, I would encourage you to take that brave first step in reaching out for support! There is hope and you don’t have to walk this journey alone.
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(224) 218-5167
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Office is near:
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
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Christine specializes in working with individuals struggling with complex trauma, PTSD, dissociative disorders, depression and anxiety.
Do anxiety, trauma and uncertainty run your life more than your values and dreams? Do you relive the past as if it were happening right now? Your head knows better, but it's hard to convince your heart otherwise. Perhaps you feel stuck in not knowing how to move through distressing events of your past which is impacting your present day functioning. If this resonates with you, I would encourage you to take that brave first step in reaching out for support! There is hope and you don’t have to walk this journey alone.
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Nathan Cash
Counselor, MA, LCPC Verified
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Looking for a therapist can be challenging, especially if it's your first time seeing a therapist. My goal is to create a safe, comfortable place for you to address the concerns you have about your mental health. I have helped many people achieve their goals, to not only manage their mental health symptoms, but to live a happier life.
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(847) 696-8118
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Lake Zurich, IL 60047
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Looking for a therapist can be challenging, especially if it's your first time seeing a therapist. My goal is to create a safe, comfortable place for you to address the concerns you have about your mental health. I have helped many people achieve their goals, to not only manage their mental health symptoms, but to live a happier life.
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Liz Lattof
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC Verified
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Offers online therapy
Life’s chaos and competing needs are hard enough, don’t walk it alone. Rather than feeling alone and overwhelmed, let me help you find space to be heard, seen, and understood. Using my training in Perinatal Mental Health, I enjoy working with women in all life stages. Teens and families also need a space for honest connection and I can help you find avenues through your stuck places. Families that include special needs have unique struggles and often have trouble feeling heard and supported. Let’s build that safe place together.
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(847) 719-6384 x41
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Lake Zurich, IL 60047
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Life’s chaos and competing needs are hard enough, don’t walk it alone. Rather than feeling alone and overwhelmed, let me help you find space to be heard, seen, and understood. Using my training in Perinatal Mental Health, I enjoy working with women in all life stages. Teens and families also need a space for honest connection and I can help you find avenues through your stuck places. Families that include special needs have unique struggles and often have trouble feeling heard and supported. Let’s build that safe place together.

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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.