I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in the state of Illinois. I received a Master's Degree from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. I specialize in addictions, eating disorders, trauma, self-harm behaviors, depression, and anxiety. I work with adolescents and adults. I have a holistic, strength-based, and direct therapeutic approach to empower my clients to build and sustain a meaningful life. My goal is to build real and lasting change. I work with individuals, couples, families, and any other community based support systems.
Hi, my name is Mario Garcia. I am a Spanish speaking Counselor and my pronouns are he/him. I provide a safe and comfortable environment for you to begin exploring areas of yourself that may be difficult or causing you distress. Counseling can often be an overwhelming experience. I understand that putting yourself in a vulnerable position is never easy. My genuine warmth and humor will allow you to begin addressing the areas in your life that may be holding you back.
This is crazy!! And you were stressed to your breaking point before all of this. Now it feels impossible to find a foothold. You don't know where to begin. There is so much that is out of your control and so much that is unknown. You're worried about your health, your family, your income and your future. You know you need to protect your health and the health of those you love. That includes your mental health. You don't know what to focus on first. You're overwhelmed and sometimes feel like giving up.
I specialize in a variety of issues, but overall, I want to help you feel better. Mentally, physically, emotionally, spiritually - feeling better about yourself, others, life choices and circumstances, etc. or needing a push to make a change. I am here. It is important to remember that working on your own mental health is a PROCESS and asking for help or guidance along the way is perfectly okay! Depression, anxiety, stress management, relationship issues, grief counseling, acceptance of change or situations -- these are normal things that happen in our lives and I would love to get the opportunity to work through them with you.
I enjoy using warmth and compassion to better understand and overcome current restrictions to leading a fulfilling life. Many feel so stuck! Often times, "survival mode" is actually preventing us from "thriving" as adults. Using parenting interventions, effective communication techniques, and relationship attachment theories, my clients report feeling safe, supported, and successful in sessions. My experience coaching sports is evident in the person-centered treatment of interpersonal relationship distress, maternal/paternal postpartum issues, depression, anxiety, grief/loss, divorce, job dissatisfaction and social stressors.
Long-term trauma and other chronic mental health challenges are exhausting - finding a therapist with experience with severe or long-term mental illness can be equally exhausting. Our therapists have longstanding experiences in hospitals and working with those struggling from long-term difficulties, and are thrilled to offer those services on an outpatient basis. If you've been recently hospitalized or have jumped from therapist to therapist, let our combination of experience, research-backed skills and passion for helping be your landing spot for real change. We have experience with anxiety, depression, trauma and bipolar disorder
We are seeking clients who are currently ready to work on challenges that they are facing such as depression, anxiety, adjustment to change and postpartum difficulties. If this is you, we currently have availability so you will not have to wait long to get scheduled. Additionally, we offer secure HIPAA compliant confidential video/phone teletherapy. If you are interested in setting up services, please contact us today!
Accepting new clients. I enjoy working with clients from a cross section of ages, experience, and backgrounds and meeting their unique needs using a variety of counseling modalities. I believe everyone possesses gifts and skills to enable them to meet the challenges of life, while understanding those challenges can sometimes overwhelm our ability to see or access them. As such, I use a strengths-based approach to build skills, enhance resilience, and grow in confidence.
You have been where you are for a while and now you are finally ready to make a change for you. Unresolved hurt, doubt, struggles with self worth, imposter syndrome, fighting for everyone but you, feeling stuck, overwhelmed and the list goes on. You need someone to help you process the past that is hindering you from living healed and whole in your present. As a licensed therapist it has been my life’s work to help people just like you go from wounded to healed. It's time to make you a priority and give yourself space to focus on you. It's your time to grow, process, explore and heal from the inside out.
Thank you for visiting my listing. I am a Certified Gottman Therapist. Marriages worn thin by habit, or suffering from the stresses of work and children, or even those torn by an affair can be revived and made to flourish thanks to 30 years of research on the "Masters" and "Disasters" of relationship. I specialize in relationships in the belief that being deeply known by your partner is more healing than any therapy, and the foundation of a nurturing family.
I have been been a licensed practicing Clinical Psychologist since 2007. I have a vast amount of experience in treating mood disorders, anxiety, trauma, personality disorders, and thought disorders. I work with children, adolescents, and adults. I understand the importance of a strong therapeutic rapport and conduct treatment in a warm, compassionate, supportive, and professional manner utilizing CBT and DBT techniques to address my clients’ needs.
We provide In-Home counseling to Medicare beneficiaries. We understand that transportation can be a huge barrier to receiving counseling services. This is why Blue Moon Senior Counseling comes to you to provide sessions in your home. We are a Group of Licensed therapists who are Medicare providers who specialize in addressing issues related to aging, depression, anxiety and adjustment. Our goal is to "Help People Feel Better!"
You may be looking for therapy to help you manage your everyday life or to cope with a specific issue. I believe in helping you work through or overcome these challenges by creating a comfortable therapeutic relationship. I aim to have you to feel safe to recognize and process thoughts, feelings and behaviors and feel confident to develop a plan that will help you move forward. I partner WITH you to help you regain your balance and find your way on your life journey - regardless of the difficulties you may be facing.
Working with children, adolescents, adults, and their families is a great passion of mine. All humans have the ability to change and grow and I would love to be apart of that growth process. Making a secure and healthy environment for people to grow and heal is something that is necessary for growth and something I strive for. Change does not happen over night and I hope to follow my clients for as much time as they need to make the change they would like to see. Being a licensed professional in the middle of the pandemic, I have seen firsthand the devastation it has created on all human mental health.
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, MA, LCPC, NCC
I believe in healing and wellness. Whether dealing with anxiety, depression, relationship conflict, transitions in life, loss or parenting issues, life challenges can take a toll on one's well-being. If you are feeling hopeless, struggling to let go, or simply need a place to heal. I feel honored to work with people of all ages who are struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, self-image or loss. I believe everyone holds ability to grow and heal, and that my role is to help individuals find their own path toward a meaningful and fulfilled life.
We all have experiences in our lives and everyone handles them differently. You may be grieving the loss of a loved one, trying to heal from past trauma, experiencing family/relational conflict, working to forgive self/others or attempting to manage emotions during stressful situations. These seasons of your life can be overwhelming and tremendously impact your well being . I offer a safe atmosphere of support and compassion as we work together on your journey of hope and healing. Call or email me to get started!
I work primarily with adolescents (ages 10-25), marriages, and men's issues. I currently supervise a team of therapists through Unbroken Family Counseling. I work within this team and, when necessary, work with schools, psychiatrists, and other community resources to help my clients. My ideal client is a teen who doesn't think he/she needs counseling, a marriage that is on the rocks, or a guy dealing with guy stuff (guys know what I'm talking about). If I cant help you I can help find someone who can.
I believe that self-care is a worthwhile investment that could end unnecessary suffering and improve the quality of your life. People may hesitate to participate in therapy services. You are welcome to address any questions or concerns that you have before you share personal experiences, thoughts, and feelings. I look forward to providing the help and support you need to finish your treatment program so that you can move on with your life!
You function well in your career, you’re responsible, and you are a motivated person. On the surface, it seems like you have everything together. Nobody would guess you struggle with depression, anxiety, or self-doubt. Nobody would think your “healthy eating” is actually an eating disorder in disguise. It’s easy to think that things aren’t that bad when you seem to function so well. But you are also tired of living this way and you know things could be better. If you want to learn to calm your nervous system, sleep better, feel more comfortable in your skin, and function better at work and at home, I can help you.
I work to build trust with my clients by creating a safe and therapeutic atmosphere while promoting autonomy, commitment, respect and support. Work I do with clients aims to answer the question, "How do I become satisfied with my life?" I challenge my clients to explore their lives with honesty, open-mindedness and willingness in order to uncover suffering that has brought dysfunction to their lives. Goals to practice positive life skills are specifically created to one's individual treatment plan and speak to issues such as depression, anxiety, adjustment/transition challenges, addiction, grief, loss, and more.
What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in Plainfield 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 Plainfield 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 Plainfield, or Child Psychologists in Plainfield.
Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like Plainfield 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 Plainfield 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.