Dr. Ashley Petersen received her doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Child/Family Psychology from California School of Professional Psychology. She gained extensive experience while completing her training in various mental health settings, including with behaviorally and emotionally challenged children and foster children and their families. Dr. Petersen has a vast amount of experience in conducting psychological evaluations with children, adolescents, and adults with ADHD, learning disabilities, & developmental disorders. She has experience attending IEP meetings & providing recommendations for schools.
April Fitzharris is a Licensed Clinical Social worker. April has a Master's in Psychology from National Louis University, and a Masters in Social Work from Aurora University. She has a wide range of experience working with children, adolescents and their families in a variety of settings including outpatient and inpatient hospitalization, and long term residential care. Her areas of clinical interest include working with children and adolescents struggling with eating disorders, depression, PTSD, anxiety, behavior management and self-injuring.
Dr. Goldenstein’s experience within the mental health field includes 4+ years providing direct daily care to individuals struggling with various developmental and brain injury concerns, and over 16+ years of providing mental health therapy and assessment services. Since completing his doctorate in 2010, he has been licensed to practice independently since 2011 and offers both assessment and therapy services to individuals 18 years of age and older. His clinical experience includes forensic, neuropsychological, and clinical assessment with a variety of patient populations as well as therapy for a variety of concerns.
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Devin Knor is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC). She graduated from Adler University with a Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Devin has diverse clinical experience with a wide variety of clients. She has worked in a residential home for adolescents, providing therapeutic services for teens and their families who have experienced trauma, acute stress, depression, and anxiety. She has held the position of Classroom Counselor in a therapeutic day school, providing counseling and crisis intervention services for children struggling with emotional disabilities, ADHD, autism, and severe trauma.
Dr. Shannon Calvert is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist (LCP). Dr. Calvert earned her bachelor's degree from Bradley University with a major in Psychology. She received her doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology with a focus in Health Psychology from Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Schaumburg Campus. She completed her training in a variety of settings, which included placements at Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital and Trinity Services, Inc.
Dr. Julie Young is a licensed clinical psychologist who has been in the mental health field for over 20 years. She completed her B.A. with Distinction in Psychology from The University of Illinois at Chicago and her master’s and doctoral degrees from American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University. She trained as a generalist providing therapy and assessments services to a broad range of ages and psychological presentations.
Our passion is to help you heal and grow in order to fully live the life God created you for. Life can be difficult and there are many things that happen that are out of our control. Sometimes it is a diagnosis like anxiety, ADHD, or depression but other times it is too much stress, a life transition, or difficult relationships that causes hardship or pain. Maybe you do not even know what exactly the problem is. Or maybe you are doing fine but want to grow into your best version. While we cannot change what is out of our control, there is so much we can do and there is always hope no matter how you are feeling right now.
Bianca Ferreri is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LCP). She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Business from Saint Xavier University, and Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Benedictine University. Bianca also studied Clinical Psychology at Midwestern University’s PsyD program. Bianca is a Professor of Psychology, where she teaches multiple courses, in addition to being a clinician. She has clinical experience working in private practice, inpatient hospital units, public schools, and research labs. Bianca has worked with children who have undergone trauma, ranging through clients in middle adulthood.
Andreana Basso is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC). She graduated from Adler University with her Masters in Counseling, with a specialty in Art Therapy. She works with adults presenting with addictions, mood disorders and dual diagnosis, and has worked both in outpatient and in-patient psychiatric settings.
Dr. James (Jim) English earned both his Masters and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Adler School of Professional Psychology. For the past 28 years, he has been working with adolescents and adults, as well as couples and families in both in-patient and out-patient settings. He is always involved in continuing education and learning so that he can “always provide the best service possible to the individuals that I am privileged to work with.” Jim’s primary focus when initiating therapy is to establish open and collaborative relationships. He views the process as one where people learn to access strengths and relationships.
Carlos Robles is a bilingual Licensed Clinical Social Worker. He earned a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from North Central College and a master’s degree in direct practice social work from The University of Chicago. Carlos has a great passion for serving people who have experienced and survived trauma, struggled with life’s hardships, and challenging events. He has worked in many social service and medical settings as a social worker and counselor. Carlos has worked in some of the busiest hospitals in Chicago providing crisis intervention, care coordination, and counseling.
Hello! I am the founder and owner of Compassionate Holistic Counseling, LLC. I am passionate about treating the whole person with respect and honor. This means being empathetic, compassionate, encouraging, validating and accepting of each individual I come in contact with. One of my biggest joys is working with children 7+ and adolescents. I treat anxiety, depression, trauma (physical/sexual, emotional and/or medical), behavioral issues, grief, stress, the effects of divorce/separation, and school related issues. I help build coping strategies, self esteem, social competence and resilience.
I have experience across a diverse range of mental health settings with children, teens, couples, and families. This includes areas of community mental health, private practice, residential facilities, foster care, county mental health, juvenile hall, schools, substance use and chemical dependency, adults with severe and persistent mental illness, and crisis intervention. I am experienced in various mind-body therapies that include: Mindfulness, Hypnosis, Biofeedback, and EMDR.
Tim Moriarty is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and earned a BA from University of Illinois at Chicago and an MA from Adler School of Professional Psychology. He has nearly three decades of experience with the Chicago Police Department Crisis Intervention Team and is highly skilled at verbal de-escalation through active listening and establishing a rapport regardless of the crisis. He works with teens and adults dealing with stress, anxiety, feelings of helplessness, adjustment issues, and more.
Dr. Manfre is a licensed clinical psychologist with extensive experience conducting psychological and neuropsychological evaluations. Dr. Manfre is ADOS certified and served as an Early Intervention Provider for 8 years. Her areas of clinical interest include working with children and adolescents struggling with depression or anxiety, behavior management and parent-child attachment difficulties, and assessment and treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Casey Wegner is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with a Certification in Alcohol and Drug Counseling. Casey graduated with her master’s degree in psychology from Governors State University. Being in the field for over a decade, Casey’s experience includes working with individuals from adolescents through adulthood struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, co-occurring disorders, grief, and addiction. Casey also enjoys helping couples and families to navigate successfully through life transitions and relationship issues.
Dr. Tilton is a licensed psychologist who with a Masters in Arts in Psychology from Pepperdine University, and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Illinois Institute of Technology. She has worked extensively in forensic psychology, corrections, and private practice. Her work as a forensic psychologist has included working at inpatient forensic units, testifying in court, and conducting civil and criminal forensic evaluations assessing Competency to Stand Trial, Criminal Responsibility, risk of violence, risk of sexual offense recidivism, and Fitness for Duty, Worker’s Compensation/Independent Medical Examinations.
Phil’s passion is helping clients discover how their lives can become filled with the joy of balancing more wholeness and fulfilment. He is honored to accompany clients as he encourages them to holistically approach their journey towards healing, growth, acceptance and more resiliency. He uses a collaborative, client-driven approach to symptom relief and depth work. His work is influenced by his training in meditation, martial arts and insights from neurobiology & positive psychology. Phil, earned his MA in Counseling Psychology from Adler University and BS in Biology.
What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in Woodridge 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 Woodridge 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 Woodridge, or Child Psychologists in Woodridge.
Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like Woodridge 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 Woodridge 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.