Emotionally Focused Therapists in Buffalo Grove, IL

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Kristin Moorhouse
Counselor, MS, LCPC
Verified
4 Endorsed
Verified
4 Endorsed
I have training in trauma & emotionally focused therapy.
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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Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
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Fradine Kipnis
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
Verified
Fradine is truly passionate about helping individuals, couples and families to get to a better place in their lives. She applies the most effective counseling techniques offered through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, as well as others that bring evidenced based results. Realizing that every person, couple or family is unique and requires a custom treatment plan, she will incorporate what is best for your specific situation. Fradine also utilizes techniques from Person Centered Therapy, Parts Therapy, Positive Psychology, Mindfulness, Solution Focused and Emotionally Focused Therapy, when appropriate with her patients.
(847) 558-6998
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Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
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Daniel R Rizzardini
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, MSCP, MBA, LCPC
Verified
Verified
I incorporate emotionally focused therapy, family systems, attachment theory, positive psychology, CBT, DBT, mindfulness and relaxation skills.
In my practice I specialize in providing therapy to couples, families, men and adolescent males. My work with couples helps with conflict due to recurrent communication problems, infidelity, financial stresses, intimacy, etc. With families, we address lack of closeness, external pressures, trauma, and changes from maturity of children. My style is interactive and direct. As an older male, I am readily able to help with relational, parenting and career challenges. Men require a therapist who has journeyed through the vagaries of life understanding the attendant joys and failures.
(224) 261-7817
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Andreea Sera Anghel
Pre-Licensed Professional, MSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
Andreea uses CBT to focus on how a person’s thoughts, beliefs, and attitudes affect their feelings and behaviors. Andreea engages client in different types of experiential interventions that enhance the therapeutic process. Certain types of experiential therapy allow for individuals to develop an enhanced sense of self-control, self-esteem, and accomplishment. Andreea believes that experiential therapies can help clients reduce issues with impulsivity, improve focus and attention, improve or develop problem-solving skills, help families develop better communication skills, and help clients learn how to control issues with anger.
(224) 219-0363
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Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
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Christa Wright
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified
Verified
Since 2003, I have been working with adolescents and adults in a variety of contexts. I am passionate about guiding clients who struggle with depression, anxiety, anger, self-esteem, complicated grief, and family of origin issues toward healing and freedom. I enjoy teaching individuals how to recognize and release themselves from repeating destructive coping patterns in their current relationships. I am trained in EMDR and utilize this and other strategies to help clients get unstuck from a variety of issues including PTSD, other trauma reactions, and anxiety issues including phobias.
(224) 479-1512
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Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
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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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Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
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Victoriya Tsaran
Psychologist, PsyD, LPC
Verified
5 Endorsed
Verified
5 Endorsed
Over the years, I have developed an eclectic perspective to therapy and utilize a unique combination of psychotherapy, mind-body awareness and hypnotic relaxation techniques, family systems therapy, emotion focused therapy and cognitive behavioral techniques. My wide range of knowledge and competency in various psychological theories allows me to be flexible in my treatment. I aim to revive my patients from the current positions in their lives and help bring in the much needed harmony and infused positivity that will allow my clients to progress in their minds, their mental health and their overall life.
(847) 786-2098
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Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
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Charissa Simon-Wright
Pre-Licensed Professional, CADC, CODP-I, CTP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
Charissa Simon-Wright earned her MS in Psychology with a Specialization in Addictions from Perdue University. Charissa is currently a doctoral student enrolled at Walden University in pursuit of her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology with a specialization in Health Psychology. Charissa has also obtained certifications as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC), a Co-Occurring Disorder Professional (CODP-I), and a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP).
(847) 960-3858
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Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
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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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Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
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Peggy Keese
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, CADC, NCC, CCTP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
Life can present us with significant challenges. As a therapist, my goal is to create a supportive and safe environment for you and your loved ones to explore and conquer life's challenges! I will support you and your loved ones in identifying obstacles that may be in the way of experiencing life as you want it to be.
(847) 242-2583
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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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Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
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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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Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
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Rosann Leadingham
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, LCPC, CADC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
Rosie Barranco, LCPC,CADC is a licensed professional counselor who also specializes in Substance Abuse Counseling. Rosie also has extensive training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy ( DBT) and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and has used these evidence based clinical skills in assisting clients with anxiety, depression and mood disorders. Rosie has worked in psychiatric treatment facilities throughout Arizona and Illinois. Rosie conducts therapy with children, adolescents, and adult population.
(224) 268-9498
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Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
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Samantha Parker
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
Samantha completed her Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy from Capella University. She has experience working with individuals dealing with numerous psychological illnesses. She has spent the last twenty-two years working at Catholic Charities Older Adult Services in Chicago. Samantha also has experience providing individual, group, couples and family therapy in a private practice setting. She strives to help clients overcome emotional challenges by utilizing evidence-based therapies that are tailored to meet clients’ in individual needs.
(847) 503-9740
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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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Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
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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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Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
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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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Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
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John Merrick
Counselor, LCPC
Verified
Verified
With more than 8 years of experience in counseling, John focuses on working with individuals and families to build a personal and supportive relationship to empower independent action. With a therapeutic practice emphasizing authenticity, compassion, and humor, he relies on empirically validated cognitive behavioral techniques and incorporates light existential work to help clients face their unique challenges and make meaningful, lasting changes in their lives.
(224) 252-8644
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Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
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Bridget Pileggi
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
Bridget is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in individual, couple, and family therapy. As a graduate of The Family Institute at Northwestern University Bridget earned a Master of Science in Marital and Family Therapy and received extensive clinical training at the Family Institute’s Bette D. Harris Family and Child Clinic. She is currently serving as a practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of interest are women's issues, couples, sexual relationship therapy, young adults, life transitions, self-esteem, communication, and first time parents.
(224) 888-3140
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Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
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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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Emotionally Focused Therapists
Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) is an approach to therapy that helps clients identify their emotions, learn to explore and experience them, to understand them and then to manage them. Emotionally Focused Therapy embraces the idea that emotions can be changed, first by arriving at or 'living' the maladaptive emotion (e.g. loss, fear or shame) in session, and then learning to transform it. Emotionally Focused Therapy for couples seeks to break the negative emotion cycles within relationships, emphasizing the importance of the attachment bond between couples, and how nurturing of the attachment bonds and an empathetic understanding of each others emotions can break the cycles.