Most of my career has been focused on helping children, adolescents and young adults facing school issues, developing skills in emotional regulation, and to find relief from anxiety and challenging thoughts. There is no one size fits all approach to therapy - we will create the best plan to meet your goals. Through my training and professional work, I am confident I can guide you in creating a path to a meaningful and fulfilling life. We will work together to explore your thoughts and feelings and establish positive coping tools to use quickly.
It is common for people to feel stuck in their lives and experience hardship. While reaching out for help can be daunting, therapy can be an empowering way to gain direction in your life and experience relief. I am a licensed clinical psychologist and received my Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Louisville. Along with working in various clinical settings, I provide workshops on emotional health, including presenting on anxiety, relationships, and emotional intelligence.
I provide therapy for individuals of all ages, childhood through adulthood. I see clients who present with anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder and issues with self-esteem along with familial and adjustment issues. Goals center on finding triggers, identifying maladaptive thoughts to effect change, incorporating self-care, healthy coping skills and ultimately helping clients to gain a better understanding of themselves and how they can improve their mental health and well-being.
There are times in life when you feel trapped. It can feel like you’re stuck in gridlock at a busy intersection and no matter what direction you turn there’s a roadblock. The headlights of the cars in front of you are blinding and the competing horns are deafening. You cannot think clearly and so you sit there, stressed and panicked, wondering if you will ever find the open road again. I can tell you from over 20 years of experience with individuals of all ages, you are not alone and there is a way out. I am here to help you navigate your way to a new path.
I believe that relationships are pillars of emotional wellness. For a variety of reasons, we may rely on coping strategies, both as children and adults, that negatively impact the important relationships around us. I provide a safe and reflective environment which brings awareness to these maladaptive patterns, improving upon the quality of our relationships.
Dr. Sorokin effectively treats depression, anxiety, Bipolar Disorder and substance abuse by successfully combining hypnosis and psychotherapy. He also specializes in relationship problems, anger management, OCD, domestic abuse, sleep issues and PTSD. If you feel stock in life and powerless to change things, if you feel fatigue and constantly worry it's time to start changing your life. Dr. Sorokin utilizes his innovative approach to create a long-lasting improvement in your emotional and physical condition and achieve a successful, balanced life. He effectively utilizes holistic approach to help you recognize an important unity of human body, mind and spirit.
Counseling can make a positive difference in clients’ lives with the right support. Committed to making counseling a helpful and productive experience, I utilize a variety of interventions when meeting with adolescents, adults and couples. Identifying current struggles and treatment goals are the first step to assuring success. Specific concerns of substance use, anxiety, depression, relationship stressors, couples counseling, urban dating, divorce recovery and post partum/fertility challenges are my areas of expertise.
I have been in private practice since 1985. I am a general adult psychiatrist and see those age 13 and older, one of the few psychiatrists who still do psychotherapy as well as medication management. You may see my complete listing under "psychiatrist". (note: I am an out-of-network provider.)
If you’ve ever tried to do all you could to repair or calm your relationship with yourself, partners, family, or others, but still end up feeling confused, hurt, guilty, and/or hopeless, you are not alone. Together, we will work on strategies that allow you to explore who you are and build a healthy, meaningful relationship.
If you feel that you are not functioning as well as you'd like to or are not working up to your full potential, therapy can help! I use a cognitive behavioral approach, and behavior modification to help clients achieve their goals. I work with kids as young as 3 up through adults. My innovative and unconventional approach makes therapy fun and unintimidating. I work closely with schools and doctors to provide the best treatment possible.
Secure connections are essential for living meaningful and satisfying lives, says Bessel Van Der Kolk. Hey, My name is Tanya, and I am a licensed clinical social worker in Illinois with over 25 years of experience in the mental health field. I have worked with individuals, couples, adolescents, and families of diverse backgrounds in many different settings. My specialties include working with depression, anxiety, addiction, trauma, abuse, and family issues. I will try to offer a realistic perspective on almost any problem. I draw upon many schools of thought, including CBT, mindfulness, mindfulness, and trauma-informed care.
Family Service of Lake County is a vibrant community agency that provides clinical counseling to youth, families, couples, adults and seniors in a safe, supportive and caring environment. We are able to help you with difficult life circumstances such as: marital or family challenges, anxiety, depression, self-harm, trauma, guilt, grief/loss, school-related concerns, anger, and worry. Our professional, licensed clinical team have a passion for their work and value collaboration- we partner with schools, physicians and other family members as needed.
I view myself as a co-pilot. I am a co-facilitator on the client's journey of self-exploration, insight, growth and change. It is important to build the foundation of a safe therapuetic relationship in which a client has the ability to heal old wounds, re-discover their strengths, awaken passions, spark their creativity, and re-awaken joy.
A mutually agreed upon treatment plan will be created to meet the clients unique needs. While engaging in psychotherapy it is common to address a variety emotions. Patience, compassion, self-care and healthy boundaries assist the client in navigating through these difficult emotions.
I am a licensed Clinical Social Worker. I received my degree in 1972. I returned to the Chicago Psychoanalytic Institute in 1996 and became certified to do psychoanalysis in 2003. I am a Self Psychologist. I see adult individuals and couples. I have had a private practice since 1981. I practice in Highland Park Illinois.
My primarily focus is on helping people who are experiencing problems with insomnia and other sleep disorders. If you're having trouble falling asleep or staying asleep and feel sleepy throughout the day give me a call or send me an email. Together we can beat this. Remote telehealth is available.
When we feel understood by another person we feel better about ourselves. My practice is based in helping children adolescents and adults feel accepted and supported. Therapy offers the opportunity to explore and observe oneself in relation to the world and with others. Increased self awareness improves our ability to develop more effective coping skills for managing our responses to lifes challenges and stress. For children and young adults especially mastering a sense of self control can lead to increased confidence and a sense of well being.
Working with a wide age range of clients & problems requires a unique set of skills. Play, art, & music therapy are often utilized with children as young as 4, while more traditional therapy can be helpful with adults. Concerns address in session may include: anger, attention, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, ect. Psychological evaluations are conducted to evaluate a variety of concerns. Helping each client develop skills to positively cope with current struggles and improve their ability to conquer these problems in the future is my goal.
Traditional Psychotherapy. Spiritual Counseling. Buddhist philosophy. Soul growth. I provide a safe, caring, confidential environment where coping skills are learned and feelings of insecurity, emptiness, hopelessness, anxiety or despair are addressed. I establish good relationships with my clients to promote personal growth and development. Our lives are continuously changing. We all have to learn to go through difficult transitions. With a trusted psychotherapist and a client who is ready to work on their issues, the healing process begins.
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, MA, LCPC, CCMHC
Therapy is not "one-size-fits-all." I believe each person is the real expert on themselves, and a therapist facilitates change as a supportive partner in the process. Whether your current concerns have to do with anxiety or mood changes, due to major life transitions, are trauma-related, or you just need someone to talk about your daily life, I am here to offer the space for you to grow, discover, heal, and succeed.
We all struggle sometimes. When life's challenges become too overwhelming, gathering the courage to reach out for professional help can be incredibly difficult. I am committed to providing you with a safe, supportive place where we can address the problems you are facing. I specialize in helping individuals and families gain clarity and resolution about distressing thoughts, emotions and behaviors. We will work together to enhance insight and develop personal strengths to help you move forward towards a more fulfilling life.
What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in Highland Park 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 Highland Park 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 Highland Park, or Child Psychologists in Highland Park.
Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like Highland Park 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 Highland Park 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.