I understand the vulnerabilities that come with seeking psychological services. I believe that within a safe, supportive, educational and reciprocal environment we can learn new and effective coping skills. Together we will explore identified problems/challenges and work towards finding coping strategies that are a good fit for you.
Maybe you need to make a big change in your life, to your job, your relationships, or your health. Maybe you feel dysphoric about your body or shame in your relationship to food. Maybe you are thinking of coming out to others, exploring a nonbinary or transgender identity, or planning to medically transition. Whatever your life transition, if this is one of the hardest times of your life, if you feel stuck and don't know how to make progress, if you need to make room for self-compassion, then you're in the right place. I hold safe space for you to take the next step toward living authentically, bravely, and with self-compassion.
Joseph Thomas, LCPC. I specialize in working with adolescent and adult clients with concerns ranging from depression, relationship issues, and phase of life issues. I bring 25 years of clinical experience to mentoring and support of clients who desire self-improvement in their lives. My therapeutic approach is grounded in patience and non-judgment. I believe in establishing a comfortable and stable environment to allow clients to assess their strengths, self-assess areas for growth, and explore themselves in more depth. I have overseen programs dedicated to stabilizing and empowering adolescent and adults struggling with societal, cultural and personal issues.
I'm a licensed clinical counselor who is experienced, knowledgeable, and accepting. I use clinically researched and unique approaches to address the wide ranges of identity, emotional and thinking issues faced in traditional and modern times. My education, experiences, and personal background allow me to address the complexity of cases a client brings to sessions.
I am a bi-lingual (English and Spanish) Licensed Social Worker serving young people and adults who want to start their process of learning how to care for their emotional well-being and healing. I have experience with people working through depression, bipolar disorder, substance use, grief, sex & intimacy, trauma, anxiety, adjustment disorders, divorce, domestic violence, immigration, life transitions, peer relationships, relationship issues, self esteem, and stress.
We partner with clients to work toward life balance. We offer solution-focused therapy, tailored to meet client goals and communication strengths. Our practice offers experience, compassion and support.
I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with experience working with adults, athletes, teen athletes, and groups. I have worked in the mental health and social service field for over 10 years; and with individual athletes and teams for 5. I received my Masters in Clinical Psychology from Governors State University; and I am currently working towards obtaining my CMPC through the Association for Applied Sport Psychology. I have worked in a variety of mental health settings including community mental health, substance abuse treatment, college and university, and private practice.
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, MA, LCPC
To help simplify the search you’re doing right now, here is me in brief: 1) I see adults individually and in couples; 2) My clients appreciate my warmth, kindness and humor; 3) I pay attention to you as a whole person—mind, body, emotions and spirit; 4) I believe you are completely acceptable as you are and also that change is possible.
A few of my personal strengths come in the form of high levels of passion for serving within the Social Work Profession as well as my desire and ability to assist in the development/growth of people, situations, circumstances, and outcomes. The ideal client is one who is willing to make an effort to increase their quality of life.
My practice specializes in providing individual therapy to women of all ages who are struggling with attachment trauma, anxiety, divorce, motherhood, and relationship conflict. My specializations include attachment focused EMDR, perinatal mental health, insecure attachment, anxiety, and trauma. I offer attachment informed psychotherapy which is based off the principle that early relationships with caregivers profoundly influence our ability to trust and feel safe with others. This can show up most commonly in our adult relationships.
I am a caring, compassionate and a trained therapist that offers support, motivation, guidance to help you through emotional, individual, family, work or unemployment and relationship challenges. I attempt to provide an accepting, and safe environment for you. If you are willing to do the work we can help you to resolve symptoms of depression, anxiety, stress, a history of abuse or trauma, anger, grief, and spiritual dilemmas. We can work to help you through challenges so you can design a better life. Can you imagine or believe your life can be better if not, call me for an appointment.
I enjoy working with people dealing with life transitions, and those working to survive and thrive through trauma, depression, anxiety, and other oppressive life events and conditions. I have an affinity for those identifying with issues related to being a woman in a society that has been unkind to women. The people with whom I work want to reach their personal best and feel good about themselves and their lives.
Sometimes life, relationships, and families are complex and this looks different for each of us. At U and I Family Wellness, our approach is judgment free, culturally sensitive and individualized for each person, couple, and family. We believe that change happens when we give attention to and build on the best and healthy parts within each of us. We support and help others establish peace of mind despite difficulties, circumstances or situations.
There are times in our lives where we feel like everything we've experienced comes back. You held it together for your family, friends and job but you're tired. You find yourself coming in and out of depression, having hard time in relationships and just don't feel like yourself. Allow help. Show up with your pieces and we will work together to piece them back.
I am a professional counselor who has worked in the mental health field for over fifteen years. I started in this field due to my compassion and commitment to help people. I have a great zeal for life and think that we should all be living life authentically! My philosophy towards mental health centers on my trust and belief in the human spirit. My dedication to you finding your truth is unparalled. I wholeheartedly believe that each client should be cared for, listened to, supported and feel important throughout counsel.
Would you like to better manage your stress, overcome anxiety, decrease depression, improve relationships and develop positive coping skills? We can work together to establish clear goals. I am committed to providing you with effective strategies to address your concerns with honesty, respect and compassion.
If you’re reading this, chances are you’re looking for a change. Maybe you’re unhappy in your relationships, or struggling with body image and food, or maybe you are stuck in what seems like a never ending cycle of depression, anxiety and hopelessness. Perhaps it feels like you can’t catch a break - or even a breath - between work or school, family and friends, responsibilities and the constant over stimulation of our society. Does your head even feel connected to your body anymore? Would you recognize yourself in a crowd of people, or have you lost sight of who you are? It's okay if you've fallen down- now it's time to get back up.
I am a licensed clinical psychologist. I specialize in working with children, adolescents, adults, and couples. We all experience stressful or challenging moments in life or face obstacles which may seem insurmountable. During these times, we can benefit from professional support to make important changes in our behaviors and thoughts to help tackle these obstacles. I collaborate well with my clients to provide the skills they need to make their own lives better. By practicing using newly learned skills, clients are empowered and continue to be successful regardless of the new challenges they may face later.
"How does one eat an elephant? One bite at a time. I will assist with defining/understanding your elephant, with finding the best place to start and I'll support you along the way. I've worked extensively with and understand the issues of individuals/spouses/families of city workers (police, fire, etc.) and others dealing with anxiey, depression, anger management issues, addictions, trauma & situational stress, and life transitions. I specialize in individual therapy and I'm trained in CBT and as an art therapist who specializes in helping other tap their creative powers and in find balance in living creatively.
-Individual, Couple, & Family Therapy. Trained at the University of Rochester School of Medicine, Kansas State University's School of Family Studies, and The University of Chicago School of Medicine, Clinic Founder Rob Gellman has been a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist for 14 years, and was a professor at Adler University from 2008-2011. He is a regularly invited speaker with local mental health agencies and national conferences. A recognized expert on families coping with chronic illness, infidelity, and the training of therapists and physicians, Rob's clinical practice is diverse, helping adults, children, couples and families on the path to wellness. ***Specializing in Anxiety Disorders, Stress Management, Relationship Distress, Infidelity, Sex Therapy, Young Couples, Depression, Child Behavior Concerns, Chronic Illness, Grief and Loss, Family Conflict, and Lifecycle Transitions.
What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in Beverly, Chicago are psychologists, licensed counselors, therapists, psychotherapists, and licensed clinical social workers, all of whom diagnose mental health conditions and provide individualized treatment.
Services offered, education and credentials vary by type of mental health professional. Each professional in Beverly, Chicago then may specialize in certain areas, such as depression, marriage counseling, or anxiety. Although many mental health providers are not licensed to prescribe medication, they may coordinate with a provider who can.
Both in-person and online therapy sessions are available from most psychologists.
How to find a specialist?
You can refine your search using the filters on this page. There are several categories you can filter by to find mental health professionals with the experience you are looking for. You may want to filter for CBT Psychologists in Beverly, Chicago, or Child Psychologists in Beverly, Chicago.
Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like Beverly, Chicago psychologists specializing in EMDR.
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. Psychologists in Beverly, Chicago specialize in therapeutic approaches such as CBT, EMDR, and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), among others. 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?
Many therapists accept health insurance. Check to see if your insurance is covered. Feel free to discuss this when you contact the therapist.