Dr. J. Scott Nelson

Counselor, EdD, NCC, LCPC, CRADC

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Dr. J. Scott Nelson

Counselor, EdD, NCC, LCPC, CRADC


Location

Offers video sessions

Transformations Counseling Training and Consulting
6066 Strathmoor Drive
#C2
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 916-9970

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Transformations Counseling
1301 Pyott Road
Suite 210
Lake In The Hills, IL 60156
(815) 916-9970
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Struggling from time to time with life's stresses is something we all have in common. I'm easy to talk to, practical, down to earth, and really good at what I do. I people just like you discover meaningful and lasting solutions to emotional, behavioral, and relational struggles. I'm here when you need someone to turn to for individual, family, or couples counseling. My areas of expertise include Emotional Struggles, Anxiety & Depression, Couples & Family, Improving Relationships and Communication, Life Transitions, Family of origin issues, Crisis/Trauma, Addictions, Co-dependency, Decision Making, and more.
I enjoy counseling adults, adolescents, and older children to enhance the quality of life, improve relationships, and achieve personal, family, and professional goals using a variety of effective methods. I am also EMDR trained (EMDRIA approved). EMAIL IS BEST WAY TO CONTACT ME.
I have over 18 years of experience helping people using EMDR and other approaches. Clients usually feel at ease right away. I'm easy to talk to, experienced, and good at what I do. I train other professionals as an Associate Professor of Counselor Education and am a former Teaching Associate at UIC Medical in Rockford.
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Finances

  • Cost per Session: $100 - $300
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Advocate HMO/Magellan
  • Aetna
  • BCBS Mercy Physician HMO/Magellan
  • Beacon
  • Behavioral Health Systems
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Optum
  • Quartz
  • TRICARE
  • UBH
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • Out of Network
We have a billing company process our insurance so we can just focus on great client care. We do collect copays at the time of service.
Email me or call (815) 916-9970 with questions.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 17 Years
  • License: Illinois / 180-007240
  • School: Northern Illinois University
  • Year Graduated: 2013

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: IC&RC / Substance Abuse Professional
  • Certificate Date: 2009
  • Certificate: CRADC- IAODAPCA / 25596
  • Certificate Date: 2007

Location

Transformations Counseling Training and Consulting
6066 Strathmoor Drive
#C2
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 916-9970
Offers video sessions

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Other Location +

Additional Location

Transformations Counseling
1301 Pyott Road
Suite 210
Lake In The Hills, IL 60156
(815) 916-9970
Specialties
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relationship Issues
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Career Counseling
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Coaching
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Police, Firefighters, Military, & First Responders
  • Poly Families
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Weight Loss
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • Lesbian
  • Gay

Client Focus

Ethnicity: African-American and Hispanic and Latino
Faith: Christian
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
Communities
  • Aviation Professionals
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Gay Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Attachment-based
  • Bradshaw's Model of Inner Child Work
  • Christian Counseling
  • Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors -
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • EMDR
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Existential
  • Exposure therapy
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Gottman Method
  • Imago
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Intervention
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Prolonged Exposure Therapy
  • Relational
  • Sandplay
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Links

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Last Modified: 5 Jan 2021
Dr. J. Scott Nelson, EdD, NCC, LCPC, CRADC, Counselor in Rockford

Dr. J. Scott Nelson

Counselor, EdD, NCC, LCPC, CRADC