Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
"My staff and I have expertise in depression, chronic thought and mood disorders and relationship issues; regardless of how that relationship is defined. Dysfunctional thoughts and emotions destroy us and those around us. Let us help you, through new thoughts and ideas, finally move towards a life that works for you rather than against you. Our practice is inspiring, motivational and directive when needed. We believe that we are all one and share in common the challenges of living life on life's terms; while still understanding that each of us brings our unique expression of these challenges into the session."
Gay
(847) 908-3219
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"My staff and I have expertise in depression, chronic thought and mood disorders and relationship issues; regardless of how that relationship is defined. Dysfunctional thoughts and emotions destroy us and those around us. Let us help you, through new thoughts and ideas, finally move towards a life that works for you rather than against you. Our practice is inspiring, motivational and directive when needed. We believe that we are all one and share in common the challenges of living life on life's terms; while still understanding that each of us brings our unique expression of these challenges into the session."
Ryan Finley, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
"ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS! I believe that a solid therapeutic alliance between client and therapist is key to achieving success in therapy. I teach a range of coping skills to help deal with various issues that could occur in a person’s life. To achieve this, I have a few methods I work with as well the desire to expand my skills to fit what my clients need. These methods are: Acceptance and Commitments Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Functional Analytic Psychotherapy (FAP), Role-Playing Game Based Skill Teaching, Attachment Theory, and Mindfulness Techniques."
Gay
(224) 267-2336
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"ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS! I believe that a solid therapeutic alliance between client and therapist is key to achieving success in therapy. I teach a range of coping skills to help deal with various issues that could occur in a person’s life. To achieve this, I have a few methods I work with as well the desire to expand my skills to fit what my clients need. These methods are: Acceptance and Commitments Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Functional Analytic Psychotherapy (FAP), Role-Playing Game Based Skill Teaching, Attachment Theory, and Mindfulness Techniques."
Judy Bourn, Counselor
Counselor, PhD, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
"I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor experienced working with adults of all ages. A graduate of the Illinois School of Professional Psychology, I also hold a PhD from Northwestern University in sociology and still finds the sociological imagination to be a useful way to look at an individual and their environment. I have been working as a psychotherapist since 1999, working for more than 15 years with adults dealing with anxiety, depression and issues related to transition."
Gay
(888) 726-7170
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Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
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"I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor experienced working with adults of all ages. A graduate of the Illinois School of Professional Psychology, I also hold a PhD from Northwestern University in sociology and still finds the sociological imagination to be a useful way to look at an individual and their environment. I have been working as a psychotherapist since 1999, working for more than 15 years with adults dealing with anxiety, depression and issues related to transition."
Katie M Papierniak, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
"I am an approachable, empathetic, and playful therapist who is well-versed in complicated and complex issues. I love to make therapy fun and engaging and often incorporate all of one's senses into sessions. I use an eclectic approach to therapy integrating Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and a strength-based approach. I am passionate about the work I do because I know that therapy creates meaningful change and growth. In my 25 years of practice as a therapist in outpatient and inpatient settings, I have worked with individuals, families, couples, and groups across the lifespan."
Gay
(847) 584-1536
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Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
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"I am an approachable, empathetic, and playful therapist who is well-versed in complicated and complex issues. I love to make therapy fun and engaging and often incorporate all of one's senses into sessions. I use an eclectic approach to therapy integrating Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and a strength-based approach. I am passionate about the work I do because I know that therapy creates meaningful change and growth. In my 25 years of practice as a therapist in outpatient and inpatient settings, I have worked with individuals, families, couples, and groups across the lifespan."
Karen Robbins, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"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 adolescents, adults & couples. I enjoy working with adolescents who have depression, Self Injury, school anxiety and or school refusal and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) I also enjoy working with couples who are struggling in their marriage or relationship."
Gay
(847) 915-4051
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"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 adolescents, adults & couples. I enjoy working with adolescents who have depression, Self Injury, school anxiety and or school refusal and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) I also enjoy working with couples who are struggling in their marriage or relationship."
Samar Hindi, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today
"ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS! I believe that positive change can occur when we are given the space to explore the ways in which we cope with our life experiences. Seeking therapy is an honorable step towards living a more purposeful and balanced life. Creating a safe, caring, non-judgmental environment enables clients to explore themselves through their unique experiences. My goal in therapy is to facilitate healing for individuals by looking at each person through a holistic, culturally sensitive, and strength-based lens. That means that therapy will be tailored to your specific needs and goals. "
Gay
(224) 563-1341
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Gay
"ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS! I believe that positive change can occur when we are given the space to explore the ways in which we cope with our life experiences. Seeking therapy is an honorable step towards living a more purposeful and balanced life. Creating a safe, caring, non-judgmental environment enables clients to explore themselves through their unique experiences. My goal in therapy is to facilitate healing for individuals by looking at each person through a holistic, culturally sensitive, and strength-based lens. That means that therapy will be tailored to your specific needs and goals. "
Megan Sayre, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CEDS
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
"My strengths include working with adults and adolescents, developing rapport with resistant clients, and compassionate accountability. I frequently use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Interpersonal Therapy techniques in my sessions. I am a relational therapist and focus on developing clients' strengths while also providing support for clients to stretch beyond their comfort zones. My treatment motto has become "It's through discomfort that we change." I will provide you with the education, compassion and support needed for you to face any fears or discomfort to become a healthier and happier person."
Gay
(847) 305-3182
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Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
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"My strengths include working with adults and adolescents, developing rapport with resistant clients, and compassionate accountability. I frequently use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Interpersonal Therapy techniques in my sessions. I am a relational therapist and focus on developing clients' strengths while also providing support for clients to stretch beyond their comfort zones. My treatment motto has become "It's through discomfort that we change." I will provide you with the education, compassion and support needed for you to face any fears or discomfort to become a healthier and happier person."
David Gray, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
"Are you in a place where you have done all you can, but are still unable to make the necessary positive changes you would like? Often times you may feel as if you have done everything possible, but change is still out of reach. I am a firm believer in the thought that all the skills necessary for change already lie within you, but could use the help of another to bring forth that change. By working together I believe that I can help you to acknowledge your dominate positive attributes in order to facilitate that much needed change."
Gay
(224) 701-3058
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Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
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"Are you in a place where you have done all you can, but are still unable to make the necessary positive changes you would like? Often times you may feel as if you have done everything possible, but change is still out of reach. I am a firm believer in the thought that all the skills necessary for change already lie within you, but could use the help of another to bring forth that change. By working together I believe that I can help you to acknowledge your dominate positive attributes in order to facilitate that much needed change."
Denise Kitanovski, Counselor
Counselor, JD, MA, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
"I help clients build insight about the barriers keeping them from the life and connection they desire, while also developing the tools necessary to make empowered and lasting change. My active and integrative approach is authentic, warm, and with a sense of humor. I enjoy working with youth and adults dealing with a range of clinical issues. I approach therapy from a client-centered manner, with treatment structured to meet each client's unique needs. For those who are interested, I can also integrate mindfulness and meditation into the therapy process."
Gay
(847) 243-6924
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Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
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Gay
"I help clients build insight about the barriers keeping them from the life and connection they desire, while also developing the tools necessary to make empowered and lasting change. My active and integrative approach is authentic, warm, and with a sense of humor. I enjoy working with youth and adults dealing with a range of clinical issues. I approach therapy from a client-centered manner, with treatment structured to meet each client's unique needs. For those who are interested, I can also integrate mindfulness and meditation into the therapy process."
Christine E Spuhler, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
"I help people find their true inner selves. I offer a refuge from the norm and help clients reframe their understanding of what life has brought them. I am a culturally sensitive and bilingual therapist and work with adoption and foster families, couples, and individuals. I am also a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, a certified EAGALA equine therapist, and EMDR trained. My style is warm, passionate, and often quirky. I focus on attachment and family systems with a psychodynamic approach. I find people fascinating and believe that our unique characteristics can bring us joy if we can discover our strengths."
Gay
(847) 558-7965
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Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
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Gay
"I help people find their true inner selves. I offer a refuge from the norm and help clients reframe their understanding of what life has brought them. I am a culturally sensitive and bilingual therapist and work with adoption and foster families, couples, and individuals. I am also a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, a certified EAGALA equine therapist, and EMDR trained. My style is warm, passionate, and often quirky. I focus on attachment and family systems with a psychodynamic approach. I find people fascinating and believe that our unique characteristics can bring us joy if we can discover our strengths."
Brett Sisler, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
"I have been providing individual, family, marital and group counseling for over 25 years to clients presenting with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, relationship issues, substance abuse, infidelity, chronic pain, grief and more. I own and manage Rockland Professional Group with my wife, Jill Sisler, LCSW. Our practice has been providing highly professional, experienced, warm and compassionate care in Libertyville, Illinois for over 35 years. We serve clients from all over the north, and northwest suburbs of Chicago."
Gay
(847) 201-4057
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Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
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"I have been providing individual, family, marital and group counseling for over 25 years to clients presenting with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, relationship issues, substance abuse, infidelity, chronic pain, grief and more. I own and manage Rockland Professional Group with my wife, Jill Sisler, LCSW. Our practice has been providing highly professional, experienced, warm and compassionate care in Libertyville, Illinois for over 35 years. We serve clients from all over the north, and northwest suburbs of Chicago."
Sharon Bloch, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
"Whether you are experiencing a heartbreak, a new diagnosis, or trying to understand how you arrived at this place in your life, my job as your therapist is to assist you through these struggles and explore alternative ways to think and cope. I will provide a compassionate place for you to freely express yourself and give you honest feedback. We will tailor your individual treatment to reflect your concerns and goals while we regularly re-evaluate our progress."
Gay
(847) 243-6622
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Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
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Gay
"Whether you are experiencing a heartbreak, a new diagnosis, or trying to understand how you arrived at this place in your life, my job as your therapist is to assist you through these struggles and explore alternative ways to think and cope. I will provide a compassionate place for you to freely express yourself and give you honest feedback. We will tailor your individual treatment to reflect your concerns and goals while we regularly re-evaluate our progress."
Timberly Robinson, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MNA, LCSW, CADC, CAMS II
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
"It is crucial to trust someone who can provide support and empathy in a nurturing therapeutic space that is healthy for you. I am committed to providing positive, client-centered, strength-based, and solution-focused support that will allow you to grow, resolve dilemmas & turn problems into opportunities to reach your highest potentials. We will set realistic goals, and ensure you acquire the right tools, skills and strategies, needed to achieve successful outcomes. I am an eclectic therapist with a goal to educate and empower my adolescent and adult clients experiencing stress, life transitions, anxiety and other complex issues."
Gay
(847) 469-1759
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Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
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Gay
"It is crucial to trust someone who can provide support and empathy in a nurturing therapeutic space that is healthy for you. I am committed to providing positive, client-centered, strength-based, and solution-focused support that will allow you to grow, resolve dilemmas & turn problems into opportunities to reach your highest potentials. We will set realistic goals, and ensure you acquire the right tools, skills and strategies, needed to achieve successful outcomes. I am an eclectic therapist with a goal to educate and empower my adolescent and adult clients experiencing stress, life transitions, anxiety and other complex issues."
Antonia Nikolova, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
"**ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS!** I graduated with a Masters of Arts in Organizational and Counseling Psychology from the Adler School of Professional Psychology. I also hold a Masters of Arts degree and a Bachelors degree from Varna Free University in Bulgaria. My professional experience includes both individual and group therapy. I practiced as a psychologist and psycho-educator for several years in Bulgaria. I have also worked as a counselor with a very diverse range of college students in the USA. My approach is always related to the personal needs of the client. "
Gay
(224) 385-0615
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Gay
"**ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS!** I graduated with a Masters of Arts in Organizational and Counseling Psychology from the Adler School of Professional Psychology. I also hold a Masters of Arts degree and a Bachelors degree from Varna Free University in Bulgaria. My professional experience includes both individual and group therapy. I practiced as a psychologist and psycho-educator for several years in Bulgaria. I have also worked as a counselor with a very diverse range of college students in the USA. My approach is always related to the personal needs of the client. "
Stephanie Pruefer, Counselor
Counselor, LPC, CADC
Verified by Psychology Today
"I view each of my therapeutic relationships as an opportunity to be a strength and an ally in another individual's journey. I feel that the relationships should be collaborative and built upon safety and trust between both individuals. I feel that every individual possesses a unique life story and the therapeutic relationship helps clients make meaning of their lives in many ways. My relationship with clients helps them feel heard, understood, and brings another perspective to life events. Working together, we create and utilize skills in order to live a better and happier life."
Gay
(224) 504-1346
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Gay
"I view each of my therapeutic relationships as an opportunity to be a strength and an ally in another individual's journey. I feel that the relationships should be collaborative and built upon safety and trust between both individuals. I feel that every individual possesses a unique life story and the therapeutic relationship helps clients make meaning of their lives in many ways. My relationship with clients helps them feel heard, understood, and brings another perspective to life events. Working together, we create and utilize skills in order to live a better and happier life."
Kellie Swoboda, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today
"ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS! Kellie views the therapeutic relationship to be central to her work. She strives to create a safe space for her clients to work collaboratively toward their goals. She employs a strength-based approach to therapy, helping clients to recognize their strengths and abilities, therefore setting and achieving realistic goals. She recognizes the therapy process to be different for every client and works to tailor each session to the individual. She understands that therapy can feel uncomfortable and awkward at times and encourages clients to move at a pace that feels comfortable to them."
Gay
(847) 393-4055
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Gay
"ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS! Kellie views the therapeutic relationship to be central to her work. She strives to create a safe space for her clients to work collaboratively toward their goals. She employs a strength-based approach to therapy, helping clients to recognize their strengths and abilities, therefore setting and achieving realistic goals. She recognizes the therapy process to be different for every client and works to tailor each session to the individual. She understands that therapy can feel uncomfortable and awkward at times and encourages clients to move at a pace that feels comfortable to them."
Andrea Watkins, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
"Hello! Thanks for visiting my profile. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in children, teens and young adults with mood/behavioral issues and OCD/Anxiety, as well as with the parents on various parenting struggles, teenagers with self-esteem, bullying and school/peer related stress issues. I strive to create a comfortable, non-judgmental, yet, casual and friendly environment. I have a special interest in Mindfulness and Meditation, incorporating guided imagery, breathing and yoga stretches with traditional therapy techniques. I also run occasional groups- check out my website for more up to date info. "
Gay
(224) 803-2464
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Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
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Gay
"Hello! Thanks for visiting my profile. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in children, teens and young adults with mood/behavioral issues and OCD/Anxiety, as well as with the parents on various parenting struggles, teenagers with self-esteem, bullying and school/peer related stress issues. I strive to create a comfortable, non-judgmental, yet, casual and friendly environment. I have a special interest in Mindfulness and Meditation, incorporating guided imagery, breathing and yoga stretches with traditional therapy techniques. I also run occasional groups- check out my website for more up to date info. "
Jessica Funk, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
"ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS! My primary goal in therapy is to create a trusting, safe, non-judgmental environment that allows you to process and explore what is keeping you from reaching your own personal goals. I use an eclectic approach dependent uponyour presenting issues and goals to ensure I am meeting your expectations for therapy. This can include cognitive-behavioral techniques to change negative thought patterns, relaxation exercises to cope more effectively with stress, or analysis of your role in the various systems (e.g. family, work) in which you exist to determine what you can and cannot control in those systems. "
Gay
(779) 704-6030
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Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
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Gay
"ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS! My primary goal in therapy is to create a trusting, safe, non-judgmental environment that allows you to process and explore what is keeping you from reaching your own personal goals. I use an eclectic approach dependent uponyour presenting issues and goals to ensure I am meeting your expectations for therapy. This can include cognitive-behavioral techniques to change negative thought patterns, relaxation exercises to cope more effectively with stress, or analysis of your role in the various systems (e.g. family, work) in which you exist to determine what you can and cannot control in those systems. "
Jill A Sisler, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
"I have been treating adolescents and adults for over 25 years who have presented with substance abuse depression, anxiety, relationship issues, LGBTQ, eating disorders ,ADHD and bipolar. Prior to going into private practice I worked within a variety of different settings including; psychiatric units, substance abuse treatment facilities, eating disorder treatment programs, and managed care."
Gay
(847) 416-0916
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Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
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"I have been treating adolescents and adults for over 25 years who have presented with substance abuse depression, anxiety, relationship issues, LGBTQ, eating disorders ,ADHD and bipolar. Prior to going into private practice I worked within a variety of different settings including; psychiatric units, substance abuse treatment facilities, eating disorder treatment programs, and managed care."
Ariele Riboh, Counselor
Counselor, MS, LCPC, R-DMT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
"Life is hard. That is the truth. When things get challenging and you are feeling overwhelmed, stuck and in a rut; we at Moving Toward health are there to stand by your side so you do not have to struggle alone. From your first visit we will help you feel more hopeful, calm and confident. We will support you in being able to see new and different possibilities, perhaps ones you may not have even thought possible. By the end of our work together you will be leading a life that is intentional and not reactive. You will be living and no longer just surviving. "
Gay
(224) 250-2897
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Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
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Gay
"Life is hard. That is the truth. When things get challenging and you are feeling overwhelmed, stuck and in a rut; we at Moving Toward health are there to stand by your side so you do not have to struggle alone. From your first visit we will help you feel more hopeful, calm and confident. We will support you in being able to see new and different possibilities, perhaps ones you may not have even thought possible. By the end of our work together you will be leading a life that is intentional and not reactive. You will be living and no longer just surviving. "

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