Dr. J. Scott Nelson

Counselor, EdD, NCC, LCPC, CRADC

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Dr. J. Scott Nelson

Counselor, EdD, NCC, LCPC, CRADC

He/Him/His

Verified by Psychology Today
4 Endorsed

Location

Transformations Counseling PLLC
6066 Strathmoor Drive
#C2 2nd Floor
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 916-9970
Offers online therapy

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Additional Location

Transformations Counseling
1301 Pyott Road
Suite 210
Lake In The Hills, IL 60156
(815) 916-9970
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About

Struggling from time to time with life's stresses is something we all have in common. I'm easy to talk to, practical, down to earth, and really good at what I do. I people just like you discover meaningful and lasting solutions to emotional, behavioral, and relational struggles. I'm here when you need someone to turn to for individual, family, or couples counseling. My areas of expertise include Emotional Struggles, Anxiety & Depression, Couples & Family, Improving Relationships and Communication, Life Transitions, Family of origin issues, Crisis/Trauma, Addictions, Co-dependency, Decision Making, and more.
I enjoy counseling adults, adolescents, and older children to enhance the quality of life, improve relationships, and achieve personal, family, and professional goals using a variety of effective methods. I am also EMDR trained (EMDRIA approved). EMAIL IS BEST WAY TO CONTACT ME.
I have over 18 years of experience helping people using EMDR and other approaches. Clients usually feel at ease right away. I'm easy to talk to, experienced, and good at what I do. I train other professionals as an Associate Professor of Counselor Education and am a former Teaching Associate at UIC Medical in Rockford.
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“We offer online sessions and always have. Now- most insurance companies are now paying for virtual counseling. Book your session today”

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $125 - $300
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Alliance
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna and Evernorth
  • First Health
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • Mercy Physician HMO
  • MultiPlan
  • Optum
  • Quartz
  • TRICARE
  • Out of Network
We have a billing company process our insurance so we can just focus on great client care. We do collect copays at the time of service.
Email me or call (815) 916-9970 with questions.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 18 Years
  • License: Illinois / 180-007240
  • School: Northern Illinois University
  • Year Graduated: 2013
I have years of clinical experience and train other mental health professionals.

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: IC&RC / Substance Abuse Professional
  • Certificate Date: 2009
  • Certificate: CRADC- IAODAPCA / 25596
  • Certificate Date: 2007

Endorsements

Pre-Licensed Professional

Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC

Counselor, EdD, NCC, LCPC, CRADC

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW

Location

Transformations Counseling PLLC
6066 Strathmoor Drive
#C2 2nd Floor
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 916-9970
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Other Location +

Additional Location

Transformations Counseling
1301 Pyott Road
Suite 210
Lake In The Hills, IL 60156
(815) 916-9970
Specialties
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Anxiety
  • Relationship Issues
Issues
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Infidelity
  • Internet Addiction
  • Men's Issues
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Police, Firefighters, Military, & First Responders
  • Poly Families
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Spirituality
  • Suicidal Ideation
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders (DID)
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Black and African American and Hispanic and Latino
Faith: Christian
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
Communities
  • Aviation Professionals
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Gay Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Attachment-based
  • Bradshaw's Model of Inner Child Work
  • Christian Counseling
  • Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • EMDR
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Existential
  • Exposure therapy
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Gottman Method
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Links

My Website

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Last Modified: 1 Aug 2022
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Dr. J. Scott Nelson

Counselor, EdD, NCC, LCPC, CRADC