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Vanessa Rae De Leon
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC, BC-DMT
Verified
Verified
Are you feeling like you're constantly in fight or flight mode? Do you feel stuck, unmotivated, low energy, or simply feeling lost? Have you experienced relationships where you've been invalidated or you haven't felt heard or seen? I can help. My work is grounded in the relief of symptoms of anxiety, depression, and stress through the reframing of negative thoughts and their connection to physical symptoms in a safe, nurturing space. I can help you live a life of meaning, peace, and fulfillment.
(847) 499-1407
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Thomas Czapiewski
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC, CADC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
Tom is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the State of Illinois and is also a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. He has been trained in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT). He obtained his Masters degree in Human Services from National Louis University.
(224) 223-1727
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Maria Shenkman
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
Maria’s clinical focus includes emerging adults, children, adolescents and families. Her approach focuses on expanding self-awareness and facilitating change. She incorporates evidence based mindfulness practices as well as mainstream psychotherapy approaches. Additionally, she utilizes an experiential Game Consulting method. Her multicultural background and passion for integral psychology allows her to incorporate progressive methods that are tailored to meet the needs of clients from diverse backgrounds. Maria provides therapy in Russian and English.
(224) 501-9814
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Jessica Mascenic
Counselor, LCPC, ATR
Verified
2 Endorsed
Verified
2 Endorsed
I have been working in the Chicago area with communities of different populations since 2010. My experience is largely with adolescents and young adults, but I also work with elementary age children as well as families and individuals with special needs. In my sessions, I like to utilize Art Therapy and mindfulness to help my clients learn to process their emotions and thoughts in a unique way. Areas that can be processed through art therapy can vary depending on client needs, but can include- trauma and acute stress, anxiety and depression, changes in family, academic difficulties, and much more.
(224) 218-5428
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Marta Tamara Kromka-Brigagliano
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, CADC, CCM
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
Marta Kromka-Brigagliano is a licensed marriage and family therapist, certified alcohol and drug abuse counselor, and certified case manager. While working with clients she utilizes a systemic approach that focuses on individual’s relationship with others, family of origin issues, personal history and relationship with self.
(847) 474-9468
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Dina Yurchanka
Counselor, LCPC, CMHIMP
Verified
Verified
I am convinced that anyone can experience signs of anxiety or depression at some point in their life. Nowadays it is very common to get affected physically and emotionally by the stress of our world of expectations and feel stuck. With my extensive experience in the clinical field, many individuals have found the necessary help and have been able to regain their well-being. My patients' symptoms vary from diverse paralyzing physical symptoms of anxiety, panic attacks, obsessive thoughts, avoidance behavior to low self-esteem, etc. I offer clinical help to recovery and a safe space for personal growth.
(224) 347-7105
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Rebecca Kiel
Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified
Verified
Central to my practice is the belief that all of us deserve respect no matter our histories, and have within ourselves the wisdom for peace and healing. Our individual journeys are at times celebratory and at other times heartbreaking. We may not always be able to choose the circumstances we face such as illness, or the end of a relationship. Instead, we can choose what we are going to do about our challenges. We can choose how to integrate this information into our overall life stories for greater joy, creativity, and balance.
(224) 676-9800 x23
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Jennifer Koriath
Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified
Verified
At Thrive Counseling & Wellness, I have had extensive experience working with adults who experience chronic anxiety, depression, chronic pain, stress, relationship problems, self-esteem issues, among others. I tend to take a client centered perspective; I utilize different therapies to suit each individual client's needs. It's not always about the specific theory but more about what can I do to assist the client in achieving the perspective, growth and success that they desire. My ultimate goal is to "walk with the client" as he/she processes, experiences and implements the tools needed to effect helpful change.
(847) 565-2851
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Lisa M Gallagher
Counselor, MA, LCPC, CCTP, CTMH
Verified
Verified
I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with over 20 years’ experience working in the mental health field. I have experience working in a variety of settings including private practice, community counseling, in home services and acute hospitalization. These experiences have allowed me to gain the knowledge, techniques and approaches to help my clients get back to a comfortable place in life.
(224) 504-1668
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Sonya Kontorovich
Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified
Verified
Feeling overwhelmed, anxious, sad, frustrated and uncertain 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 of self-awareness.
(847) 973-7321
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Gina Mandell
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Verified
With over 20 years of clinical experience, I am comfortable working with adolescents and adults struggling with a wide variety of issues such as depression, anxiety, family issues, relationship issues, low self esteem, life transitions and more. Within a supportive environment, I can assist clients in making connections leading to improved outlook, reduced stress and achieving balance.
(847) 447-2798
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Allison Bisher-Fry
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Verified
Sometimes it is hard to ask for help. During our lives, we all reach the point where the stress becomes too much. One way to address that is by finding a supportive person to help. I aim to be that supportive person for you. I have been working with children ranging from 7-17, parents, adults, and families since 2007. I have taken time to raise my own children. I recognize the stress of balancing family, work, and personal lives. It is my goal to help you develop your strengths and coping skills to navigate life when it feels like too much. I have experience in helping families navigate difficult parent/child interactions.
(847) 443-5734 x28
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Adam Crane
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
Verified
By forming a comfortable and personal connection with my clients, it is my intention to help explore and offer new perspectives on issues that might otherwise feel frustrating or limiting. Together, we can work to forge new styles of thinking and feeling that can open up solutions to existing problems. My practice is dedicated to helping any client who has the desire to build a stronger, more insightful sense of self.
(847) 505-0003
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Diane B Soteras
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Verified
Are you struggling with stress, anxiety or depression? Are your relationships dissatisfying or unmanageable? This may be due to a lack of boundaries and ineffective coping skills. Finding a therapist who you can relate to, you can trust, and be yourself with is the first step on the journey to reaching your goals. For the past 29 years I have focused my work on alcohol and drug abuse/dependence and narcissistic abuse and relationship loss/trauma.
(224) 218-9053
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Megan Medina
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Verified
My approach to therapy is based on empowerment and supporting people in a way that allows them to be the best versions of themselves. I tend to lean towards a more accessible, easy-going approach when helping clients work towards goals important to their journey. I find that bringing humor to the session lends to a more comfortable therapeutic environment. While identifying goals can often be challenging, my aim is to help clients identify strengths and learn the skills needed to make positive changes in their lives.
(847) 581-6370 x25
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Kristin Moorhouse
Counselor, MS, LCPC
Verified
4 Endorsed
Verified
4 Endorsed
Hi! I am Kristin. I hold masters degrees in clinical mental health counseling, speech-language pathology, and transformational leadership. Through my years as a speech-therapist and pastor, I have learned to identify client's concerns, experiences, and perspectives, which enriches my skills as a counselor. I assist clients to identify blocks that keep them stuck personally, relationally, and/or professionally. By developing a solid relationship with clients and using effective interventions, I help clients experience healing, growth, movement, and empowerment. I look forward to working with you!
(779) 223-1091
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Anna M Adams
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
Hello and thank you for taking a moment to read my bio. Finding a therapist can be an overwhelming task. Your courage to seek help for yourself or a loved one is the first step to achieving well-being and mental health. I have a compassionate, empathic, respectful, and empowering approach to treatment. Every person I work with has strengths that we build on to help overcome the struggles in their life. Applying Cognitive Behavioral Therapy interventions, I use a collaborative approach with my client to develop an individualized treatment plan and focus on understanding the client's thoughts, feelings, and behaviors in multiple situations.
(847) 584-1597
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Stephanie Armanetti
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified
Verified
"Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.” This quote by Sigmund Freud exemplifies what therapy means to me and it's an honor to be a part of your healing journey. Therapy is a dynamic, collaborative process and that's why I choose to incorporate different therapeutic techniques into my work. Therapy shouldn't be a "one size fits all" experience so we will work together to tailor a plan to put you on the path to healing.
(224) 252-3877
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Bonnie Gamze
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CADC
Verified
Verified
Thank you for inquiring about who I am. It can take courage to ask for help. I applaud you for reading on and hope I am your choice to support you, your child, partner, parent, family or friend. I am a therapist with over 30 years of experience. I have also served as a school social worker from 2005 – 2021 in both private and public school systems. I am well versed in a variety of clinical modalities. My goal is to evoke positive change in the individuals who choose to work with me. I excel in working with children (4+), adolescents, adults, parents, couples and families.
(847) 582-4756 x136
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David Carr
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
Verified
We all experience difficult emotions throughout the course of our lives. Pain, of all kinds, is a part of the human experience. Significant problems arise when pain turns into suffering. I believe by changing the way we view ourselves and view the world, we can alleviate suffering. My goal in therapy is to create a space for you to explore new ways of experiencing life's most difficult emotions.
(847) 453-3523
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What type of Buffalo Grove mental health professional is right for me?
While most types of therapy have a lot in common, they also fall into clusters that share core features, such as cognitive therapies or psychodynamic approaches. It is important to seek someone who practices evidence-based therapy, meaning one or more forms of treatment that have been scientifically evaluated and tested, and demonstrate consistent improvement for a majority of patients.

If you are unsure about choosing the right therapist, it might be useful to first learn more about therapy types and modalities.
How to find a therapist in Buffalo Grove?
When looking to find a therapist, it is certainly important to consider training and credentials. Studies also indicate that the therapeutic alliance, or the relationship the client develops with the therapist, is an important factor in their ability to work together to achieve the client’s goals.

What method of therapy is right for me?
When it comes to treatment methods, there's no 'right way.’ Each method of therapy can be beneficial for a variety of issues. Finding a psychologist or therapist who is a good fit for you is the most important step to discovering what type of therapy, or combination of therapeutic approaches, will meet your individual needs. Learn what to expect from different types of therapy and how they work.

How to use my insurance?
Understanding cost and insurance coverage is an important concern for many people. With some basic research and conversations with prospective therapists, you should be able to have a good understanding of the best way to afford therapy.