Therapists in Kendall County, IL

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Photo of Laura Kenward, LSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Laura Kenward
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LSW
Verified Verified
Montgomery, IL 60538
Laura Sauer-Kenward is a Licensed Social Worker with a special interest in identity formation, breaking shame cycles, and mending communication barriers. Her approach is to listen first to allow her clients space to share their story and struggles without judgment. She aims to assist her clients to recognize their own potential, build their inner and outer resources, and embrace their individuality. She values creating a safe and comfortable therapeutic environment. Laura sees individuals aged 11 and up as well as families and couples.
Laura Sauer-Kenward is a Licensed Social Worker with a special interest in identity formation, breaking shame cycles, and mending communication barriers. Her approach is to listen first to allow her clients space to share their story and struggles without judgment. She aims to assist her clients to recognize their own potential, build their inner and outer resources, and embrace their individuality. She values creating a safe and comfortable therapeutic environment. Laura sees individuals aged 11 and up as well as families and couples.
(630) 592-2778 View (630) 592-2778
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Meghan Peters
Pre-Licensed Professional, MSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Oswego, IL 60543
I passionately believe in the transformative power of embracing one's inner shine and strength. With warmth and empathy, I guide my clients on a journey of self-discovery and empowerment. Through a strengths-based approach, I help individuals recognize their unique talents, resilience, and capacity for growth. My therapeutic style is grounded in authenticity and compassion, creating a calm space for clients to explore challenges, recognize their inherent strengths, and move toward solutions. I work to help clients embrace their authenticity, shine brightly in their lives, and harness their inner strength to overcome obstacles.
I passionately believe in the transformative power of embracing one's inner shine and strength. With warmth and empathy, I guide my clients on a journey of self-discovery and empowerment. Through a strengths-based approach, I help individuals recognize their unique talents, resilience, and capacity for growth. My therapeutic style is grounded in authenticity and compassion, creating a calm space for clients to explore challenges, recognize their inherent strengths, and move toward solutions. I work to help clients embrace their authenticity, shine brightly in their lives, and harness their inner strength to overcome obstacles.
(815) 745-5982 View (815) 745-5982
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Joy Lockett
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Montgomery, IL 60538
Joy uses her compassion and down-to-earth nature to provide an environment where clients can feel safe to be their authentic selves. She understands that seeking change, or something different, is not an easy process. Joy forms collaborative partnerships with her clients when developing therapeutic goals and a plan for care. She uses mindfulness, empathy and insight to aid in the empowerment of clients. In addition, Joy also utilizes a varity of therapy techniques.
Joy uses her compassion and down-to-earth nature to provide an environment where clients can feel safe to be their authentic selves. She understands that seeking change, or something different, is not an easy process. Joy forms collaborative partnerships with her clients when developing therapeutic goals and a plan for care. She uses mindfulness, empathy and insight to aid in the empowerment of clients. In addition, Joy also utilizes a varity of therapy techniques.
(630) 827-8430 View (630) 827-8430
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Robin Withrow
Counselor, LCPC, CADC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Oswego, IL 60543
Waitlist for new clients
I understand you may feel alone, as though no one can possibly get what you are going through. Having thoughts and feelings that confuse and frighten you. Feelings of being trapped in an endless spiral of doom. Fearing you will be stuck feeling this way forever. Isolating yourself from your loved ones. Having a Lack of interest in life, feeling fatigued and exhausted. Constant worry which makes sleeping difficult. Feeling overwhelmed and having thoughts of giving up.
I understand you may feel alone, as though no one can possibly get what you are going through. Having thoughts and feelings that confuse and frighten you. Feelings of being trapped in an endless spiral of doom. Fearing you will be stuck feeling this way forever. Isolating yourself from your loved ones. Having a Lack of interest in life, feeling fatigued and exhausted. Constant worry which makes sleeping difficult. Feeling overwhelmed and having thoughts of giving up.
(630) 451-8653 View (630) 451-8653
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Stephen Hoffmann
Licensed Professional Counselor, LCPC
Verified Verified
Montgomery, IL 60538
Waitlist for new clients
Steve Hoffmann is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with over 35 years of experience in the mental health field. He works with families, couples, and individuals ages 12 and up. He has also worked with developmentally disabled adults and chronically severely mentally ill adults and assisting families with young children to find services for various developmental delays. He uses skills and tools from various types of therapy and has been trained in EMDR for trauma recovery and FBT (Family Based Therapy) for families wrestling with eating disorders.
Steve Hoffmann is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with over 35 years of experience in the mental health field. He works with families, couples, and individuals ages 12 and up. He has also worked with developmentally disabled adults and chronically severely mentally ill adults and assisting families with young children to find services for various developmental delays. He uses skills and tools from various types of therapy and has been trained in EMDR for trauma recovery and FBT (Family Based Therapy) for families wrestling with eating disorders.
(630) 870-1742 View (630) 870-1742
Photo of Mike Wasilewski, MSW, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Mike Wasilewski
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Oswego, IL 60543
Embracing a therapeutic philosophy centered on collaboration, I strive to foster an atmosphere of acceptance, compassion, and kindness. Drawing on nearly three decades of diverse experience in social work/mental health care, law enforcement, and psychotherapy, I approach complex issues with a curious and creative touch to examine old patterns of thought and behavior to find straightforward solutions clients can readily incorporate into their lives. I recognize the vital importance of helping clients cultivate a positive perspective, embracing work/life balance, trauma recovery, and maintenance of healthy relationships.
Embracing a therapeutic philosophy centered on collaboration, I strive to foster an atmosphere of acceptance, compassion, and kindness. Drawing on nearly three decades of diverse experience in social work/mental health care, law enforcement, and psychotherapy, I approach complex issues with a curious and creative touch to examine old patterns of thought and behavior to find straightforward solutions clients can readily incorporate into their lives. I recognize the vital importance of helping clients cultivate a positive perspective, embracing work/life balance, trauma recovery, and maintenance of healthy relationships.
(630) 473-3508 View (630) 473-3508
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Althea Olson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Oswego, IL 60543
You are the focus! With over 30 years of experience as a seasoned clinician, I recognize the uniqueness of each person who walks through my door. As the client, you guide the pace of treatment, and together as a team, we identify the steps to enhance your quality of life. Whether you seek short-term sessions or a more extended journey, I'm here to help you create the life you desire and navigate challenges, be it a life transition, a relationship issue, or a lifelong wound. Let's work together on this journey.
You are the focus! With over 30 years of experience as a seasoned clinician, I recognize the uniqueness of each person who walks through my door. As the client, you guide the pace of treatment, and together as a team, we identify the steps to enhance your quality of life. Whether you seek short-term sessions or a more extended journey, I'm here to help you create the life you desire and navigate challenges, be it a life transition, a relationship issue, or a lifelong wound. Let's work together on this journey.
(815) 661-2951 View (815) 661-2951
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Cindy Korso
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LSW, PEL:SSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Yorkville, IL 60560  (Online Only)
Are you ready to navigate life's challenges with compassionate guidance and support? Want to learn how to cope with life's unpredictability? Ready to take the first step towards a happier and more fulfilling life? I'm Cindy, a licensed social worker. I support individuals, couples, and groups through life's challenges. From tough relationships to trauma, anger, or anxiety, I help you heal and build coping skills. Let's find success, contentment, and self-love by uncovering meaning in all aspects of your life. Reach out for compassionate guidance. Together, we can navigate the twists and turns of life and find a path forward.
Are you ready to navigate life's challenges with compassionate guidance and support? Want to learn how to cope with life's unpredictability? Ready to take the first step towards a happier and more fulfilling life? I'm Cindy, a licensed social worker. I support individuals, couples, and groups through life's challenges. From tough relationships to trauma, anger, or anxiety, I help you heal and build coping skills. Let's find success, contentment, and self-love by uncovering meaning in all aspects of your life. Reach out for compassionate guidance. Together, we can navigate the twists and turns of life and find a path forward.
(331) 244-4890 View (331) 244-4890
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George Kulovitz
Pre-Licensed Professional
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Oswego, IL 60543
My therapeutic style blends patience, calmness, compassion, empathy, realism, and humor. Balancing the roles of a solace provider and as a professional comedian, I integrate humor as a guiding principle in connecting with others. With a dedication to ongoing education in social work, a profound passion for aiding others, and experience in handling intense situations, I adapt alongside clients on their journey to emotional wellness.
My therapeutic style blends patience, calmness, compassion, empathy, realism, and humor. Balancing the roles of a solace provider and as a professional comedian, I integrate humor as a guiding principle in connecting with others. With a dedication to ongoing education in social work, a profound passion for aiding others, and experience in handling intense situations, I adapt alongside clients on their journey to emotional wellness.
(815) 706-2746 View (815) 706-2746
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Renyce Ward
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LSW
Verified Verified
Montgomery, IL 60538
Renyce Ward is a Licensed Social Worker in Illinois who has been practicing since 2024. She has a BS in Psychology from University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, a Masters of Social Work from University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana and a Trauma-Informed Educational Practices Certification from North Central College. Renyce helps support the social-emotional needs of individuals by providing a safe and non-judgmental environment where together, they will explore areas of strengths and challenges.
Renyce Ward is a Licensed Social Worker in Illinois who has been practicing since 2024. She has a BS in Psychology from University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, a Masters of Social Work from University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana and a Trauma-Informed Educational Practices Certification from North Central College. Renyce helps support the social-emotional needs of individuals by providing a safe and non-judgmental environment where together, they will explore areas of strengths and challenges.
(630) 895-9287 View (630) 895-9287
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Ryan Muir
Licensed Professional Counselor, LCP
Verified Verified
Montgomery, IL 60538
Ryan Muir is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Illinois. He has an MS in Clinical Mental Health/Addiction from National Louis University and a BA in Accounting from North Central College. As a person with a disability, Ryan leads his life with the mindset of "differently abled" rather than "disabled. " This mindset carries over into his therapeutic approach. Finding a balance between out-of-the-box thinking and openness for growth and change can become incredibly healing.
Ryan Muir is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Illinois. He has an MS in Clinical Mental Health/Addiction from National Louis University and a BA in Accounting from North Central College. As a person with a disability, Ryan leads his life with the mindset of "differently abled" rather than "disabled. " This mindset carries over into his therapeutic approach. Finding a balance between out-of-the-box thinking and openness for growth and change can become incredibly healing.
(331) 207-9109 View (331) 207-9109
Photo of Miranda Brennan, LSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Miranda Brennan
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Oswego, IL 60543
I earned her Master’s degree in Social Work at Aurora University in Aurora, IL, and am a Licensed Social Worker. I have provided counseling to clients since 2021 in a variety of settings, including residential, outpatient, and community mental health. My professional experience includes working with adults, adolescents, and children. I specializes in engaging with adolescents who may be experiencing a multitude of behavioral and mental struggles including anxiety and depression.
I earned her Master’s degree in Social Work at Aurora University in Aurora, IL, and am a Licensed Social Worker. I have provided counseling to clients since 2021 in a variety of settings, including residential, outpatient, and community mental health. My professional experience includes working with adults, adolescents, and children. I specializes in engaging with adolescents who may be experiencing a multitude of behavioral and mental struggles including anxiety and depression.
(815) 660-0945 View (815) 660-0945
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Ashley Denny
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Montgomery, IL 60538
Ashley Denny is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Illinois. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Women & Gender Studies and a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Ashley believes one of the bravest tasks a person can do is begin to understand their own story. She values creating a safe, inclusive, affirming, and empowering space for all her clients. Sometimes we might feel alone or lost or that no one could possibly understand how we are feeling. We are all unique and have a story to tell, and you deserve to feel better.
Ashley Denny is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Illinois. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Women & Gender Studies and a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Ashley believes one of the bravest tasks a person can do is begin to understand their own story. She values creating a safe, inclusive, affirming, and empowering space for all her clients. Sometimes we might feel alone or lost or that no one could possibly understand how we are feeling. We are all unique and have a story to tell, and you deserve to feel better.
(630) 454-1417 View (630) 454-1417
Photo of Katie Andersen, LSW, CADC, CIP, CAI, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Katie Andersen
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LSW, CADC, CIP, CAI
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Yorkville, IL 60560
Accepting NEW Clients! I work with teens 16+, adults, and families. My passion for athletics and wellness led me to work in collegiate athletics and coaching prior to entering into the mental health and addiction field. I'm passionate about helping people and guiding them to overcome their most challenging situations and supporting them until they make their lives happier and healthier. I'm looking forward to educate individuals about anxiety, OCD, depression, PTSD and trauma, women's issues, life transitions, co-parenting, marital problems, addiction and behavioral/addiction interventions.
Accepting NEW Clients! I work with teens 16+, adults, and families. My passion for athletics and wellness led me to work in collegiate athletics and coaching prior to entering into the mental health and addiction field. I'm passionate about helping people and guiding them to overcome their most challenging situations and supporting them until they make their lives happier and healthier. I'm looking forward to educate individuals about anxiety, OCD, depression, PTSD and trauma, women's issues, life transitions, co-parenting, marital problems, addiction and behavioral/addiction interventions.
(630) 552-6066 View (630) 552-6066
Photo of Gary Lee Coleman, PsyD, MSW, Psychologist
Gary Lee Coleman
Psychologist, PsyD, MSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Oswego, IL 60543
Most people seek counseling to find relief from pain and suffering. I believe counseling provides much more. It is a way not only to reduce distress and feel better, but it is also an opportunity to grow, improve and strengthen yourself and your relationships. This is my mission, purpose and passion....to help you work through the immediate problems that are causing you hurt and distress, and then utilize this pain to discover new possibilities for growth and personal fulfillment.
Most people seek counseling to find relief from pain and suffering. I believe counseling provides much more. It is a way not only to reduce distress and feel better, but it is also an opportunity to grow, improve and strengthen yourself and your relationships. This is my mission, purpose and passion....to help you work through the immediate problems that are causing you hurt and distress, and then utilize this pain to discover new possibilities for growth and personal fulfillment.
(630) 449-3463 View (630) 449-3463
Photo of Dr. Kristen Brendel, PhD, LCSW, PEL, C-IAYT, CYT, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Dr. Kristen Brendel
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LCSW, PEL, C-IAYT, CYT
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Oswego, IL 60543
I am a licensed clinical therapist with over 25 years of experience helping clients achieve their goals through a collaborative and evidence-based approach. My practice welcomes individuals seeking support with stress, anxiety, trauma, pain management, and a variety of life challenges. I also regularly work with other therapists, educators, and healthcare professionals. I specialize in treating stress-related issues, women's health concerns across different stages of life, chronic medical conditions, and anxiety disorders. My expertise encompasses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), mindfulness-based interventions, and EMDR therapy.
I am a licensed clinical therapist with over 25 years of experience helping clients achieve their goals through a collaborative and evidence-based approach. My practice welcomes individuals seeking support with stress, anxiety, trauma, pain management, and a variety of life challenges. I also regularly work with other therapists, educators, and healthcare professionals. I specialize in treating stress-related issues, women's health concerns across different stages of life, chronic medical conditions, and anxiety disorders. My expertise encompasses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), mindfulness-based interventions, and EMDR therapy.
(630) 333-4204 View (630) 333-4204
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Mary Ann Griffith
Counselor, MAC, LCPC
Verified Verified
Oswego, IL 60543
People don't just want to be listened to, they want to know you "get it", so that you can really help them. When an individual feels "gotten" a connection will form and a nonjudgmental environment is created. I believe in individualizing treatment to each client's needs. I help individuals and couples address various types of issues like symptoms of anxiety, depression, and relational conflict I specialize in Mood disorders, PTSD and Family and Marital conflict.
People don't just want to be listened to, they want to know you "get it", so that you can really help them. When an individual feels "gotten" a connection will form and a nonjudgmental environment is created. I believe in individualizing treatment to each client's needs. I help individuals and couples address various types of issues like symptoms of anxiety, depression, and relational conflict I specialize in Mood disorders, PTSD and Family and Marital conflict.
(331) 207-3033 View (331) 207-3033
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Mistie Drews
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Montgomery, IL 60538
Mistie Drews is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Illinois who has been practicing since 2016. Mistie strives to provide a safe, nonjudgmental space to provide therapy. She specializes in addictions and trauma. Mistie also has experience with family and couples and individual therapy. CBT and DBT are methods she has used. In her spare time, Mistie enjoys being near any body of water. She believes in good self-care as therapists for our own mental health. A sense of humor is so important! She has two kids that are now young adults.
Mistie Drews is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Illinois who has been practicing since 2016. Mistie strives to provide a safe, nonjudgmental space to provide therapy. She specializes in addictions and trauma. Mistie also has experience with family and couples and individual therapy. CBT and DBT are methods she has used. In her spare time, Mistie enjoys being near any body of water. She believes in good self-care as therapists for our own mental health. A sense of humor is so important! She has two kids that are now young adults.
(630) 349-4893 View (630) 349-4893
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Sandra Dunn
Counselor, LCPC
Verified Verified
Montgomery, IL 60538
As a counselor, I believe we all strive to live happy, healthy, successful, and independent lives, but sometimes find the stresses of our every day responsibilities to be overwhelming. This is where counseling can make a difference. Counseling has long been a proven tool in the successful management of stress. My office is a safe space to explore any number of private topics you may want to discuss such as wellness, depression, anxiety, trauma, or other areas of concern. We will meet to discuss these important issues and work collaboratively to help you reach your goals.
As a counselor, I believe we all strive to live happy, healthy, successful, and independent lives, but sometimes find the stresses of our every day responsibilities to be overwhelming. This is where counseling can make a difference. Counseling has long been a proven tool in the successful management of stress. My office is a safe space to explore any number of private topics you may want to discuss such as wellness, depression, anxiety, trauma, or other areas of concern. We will meet to discuss these important issues and work collaboratively to help you reach your goals.
(630) 626-8605 View (630) 626-8605
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Angela Pezza Conway
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Yorkville, IL 60560
I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who has over 15 years of experience working with children, adolescents, adults and families, in a variety of mental health settings including: hospitals, private practice, therapeutic day schools, and community mental health. I specialize in the treatment of Mood, Personality, Trauma and Attachment disorder. My special interests include Attachment Disorder, ADHD, Issues regarding Divorce, Adoption Issues, Personality Disorders, Parent Education/Training, Post-Partum Depression and Transgender issues.
I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who has over 15 years of experience working with children, adolescents, adults and families, in a variety of mental health settings including: hospitals, private practice, therapeutic day schools, and community mental health. I specialize in the treatment of Mood, Personality, Trauma and Attachment disorder. My special interests include Attachment Disorder, ADHD, Issues regarding Divorce, Adoption Issues, Personality Disorders, Parent Education/Training, Post-Partum Depression and Transgender issues.
(630) 884-4366 View (630) 884-4366

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Number of Therapists in Kendall County, IL

100+

Average cost per session

$150

Therapists in Kendall County, IL who prioritize treating:

91% Anxiety
89% Depression
71% Relationship Issues
66% Trauma and PTSD
63% Self Esteem
62% Coping Skills
59% Life Transitions

Average years in practice

13 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

99% BlueCross and BlueShield
84% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
83% Cigna and Evernorth

How Therapists in Kendall County, IL see their clients

87% In Person and Online
13% Online Only

Gender breakdown

81% Female
18% Male
1% Non-Binary