Scott Hamilton

Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC

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(847) 908-5056 Website

Scott Hamilton

Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC


Location

Offers online therapy

617 Landwehr Road
Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 908-5056

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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 - It can be difficult to ask for support, especially when you aren't sure how it all works. I will work with you to create a treatment plan that makes sense to you and meets your unique goals. I believe in developing genuine connections with his patients, fostering self-awareness, offering psychoeducation, and practicing compassion toward others and self in a safe environment. We will work toward self-acceptance and self-forgiveness, allowing you to find hidden areas of strength. I enjoy using humor and positivity in treatment.
Scott utilizes varied evidenced-based approaches based on the patient’s needs, such as cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic, play, person-centered, mindfulness, and dialectical behavior therapies.
Scott’s clinical interests include: depression and other mood disorders, anxiety disorders, life transitions, relationship difficulties, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, stress management, self-esteem challenges, substance use and abuse, psychosis, bipolar disorder, school or academic difficulties, behavioral challenges, and social skill struggles.
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Finances

  • Cost per Session: $60 - $200
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna | Aetna Coventry
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross BlueShield Choice
  • BlueCross BlueShield HMO - UPN
  • BlueCross BlueShield PPO
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Health Advocate
  • 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 (847) 908-5056 with questions.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 3 Years
  • License: Illinois / 178.014346
  • School: Northwestern University
  • Year Graduated: 2018

Scott Hamilton's Groups

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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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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Location

617 Landwehr Road
Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 908-5056
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Anxiety
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Child
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Transitions
  • Men's Issues
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Trauma and PTSD
Mental Health
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Asian
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Toddler

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Family Systems
  • Integrative
  • Multicultural
  • Person-Centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Strength-Based
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group

Links

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Last Modified: 22 Sep 2021
Scott Hamilton, MA, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor in Northbrook

Scott Hamilton

Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC