Damita Cravens

Licensed Professional Counselor, MS

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(224) 723-5772 Website

Damita Cravens

Licensed Professional Counselor, MS


Location

Offers online therapy

617 Landwehr Road
Northbrook, IL 60062
(224) 723-5772

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Announcement icon We are currently offering telehealth sessions via video-conferencing or phone. We are currently accepting new patients.
IN-PERSON & TELEHEALTH AVAILABLE - Finding the right therapist can feel overwhelming. I'm here for you. I value a collaborative therapeutic alliance built on trust and a willingness to work together to meet treatment goals. I believe in the importance of listening to my patients, as well as offering both empathy and guidance. I employ a client-centered approach to build strong therapeutic relationships with my patients.
Damita utilizes varied approaches to best meet the needs of her patients, including, existential, narrative, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and client-centered methods.
Damita’s clinical interests include: depression, bipolar disorder, eating disorders, PTSD, personality disorders, school issues, behavioral struggles, family conflict, parent-child relationship struggles, self-esteem issues, stress management, trauma, substance use, anxiety disorders, relationship difficulties, anger management, and crisis management.
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Finances

  • Cost per Session: $60 - $120
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna | Aetna Coventry
  • BCBS BlueChoice
  • BCBS PPO
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO - UPN
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS Network
  • Out of Network
Our patient assistant will be happy to verify your insurance coverage and discuss cost with you prior to your first appointment.
Email me or call (224) 723-5772 with questions.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 4 Years
  • License: Illinois / 178.014361
  • School: National Louis University
  • Year Graduated: 2017

Damita Cravens's Groups

DBT Skills Group

Dialetical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a commonly recommended form of treatment for a variety of presenting problems, from mood disorders, anxiety, relationships struggles, to chronic stress. DBT Skills include: emotion regulation strategies, mindfulness practices, relationship and communication skills, problem-solving and conflict resolution approaches, distress tolerance techniques, as well as a variety of coping and stress management tools. During this weekly group you will be introduced to, learn, and have the opportunity to master DBT skills. This group is divided by age group level. Insurance Accepted. Visit our website: brighterpathwaysllc.com/dbtgroup/

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Girls' Self-Esteem/Social Skills Group

GROUP OFFERED ON ONGOING BASIS. Many kids struggle with a poor sense of self-esteem or self-confidence. Often this struggle affects their ability to communicate with others, initiate and maintain friendships, or try new things. This weekly group addresses these struggles and provides girls the opportunity to develop a healthier sense of self-esteem, sense of self that they can share with world. Group Goals: 1. Improving communication with peers 2. Developing friendship skills 3. Fostering a stronger sense of self, willingness to try new things, and positive thinking. Insurance Accepted. Visit our website: brighterpathwaysllc.com/girlsgroup/

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Boys Social Skills Group - Levels 1-3

GROUP OFFERED ON ONGOING BASIS: Many kids struggle with peers for a variety reasons, such as anxiety, behavioral challenges, or difficulties with empathy. This weekly group aims to address these struggles and provide kids the opportunity to practice age-appropriate social skills in a safe setting. Higher group levels offer more advanced skills coaching. Please contact us if you are interested. Insurance Accepted. Visit our website for more info: brighterpathwaysllc.com/boysgroup/

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Location

617 Landwehr Road
Northbrook, IL 60062
(224) 723-5772
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Mood Disorders
  • Substance Use
  • Eating Disorders
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Child
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Family Conflict
  • Life Transitions
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Trauma and PTSD
Mental Health
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Black and African American
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Toddler

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Existential
  • Family Systems
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Multicultural
  • Narrative
  • Person-Centered
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group

Links

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Last Modified: 22 Sep 2021
Damita Cravens, MS, Licensed Professional Counselor in Northbrook

Damita Cravens

Licensed Professional Counselor, MS