Counselor, PsyD, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
River Forest, Illinois 60305
" Compassionate, skilled psychotherapist with over 30 years in practice. We will collaborate to identify your overall personal goals and historical issues that may impede your feeling happy and satisfied in your relationships and in your life. Together we will figure out a plan that enables you to live a more satisfying life."
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(708) 406-6933
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River Forest, Illinois 60305
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" Compassionate, skilled psychotherapist with over 30 years in practice. We will collaborate to identify your overall personal goals and historical issues that may impede your feeling happy and satisfied in your relationships and in your life. Together we will figure out a plan that enables you to live a more satisfying life."
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Heidi D Schwartz, Counselor
Counselor, Psy.D.
Verified by Psychology Today
River Forest, Illinois 60305
"I have been practicing psychotherapy for 30 years. My clinical work centers around helping people develop satisfying relationships and lifestyles. We will work collaboratively to help you heal old wounds and make insightful meaning of your patterns of self-defeating thoughts and behaviors as they impact your current functioning and relationships. I will help you develop inner strength and creativity to remedy depression, anxiety, and unhappiness. Ultimately, you will ably make intentional choices about managing your life, goals, work, and relationships."
(708) 934-4279
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River Forest, Illinois 60305
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"I have been practicing psychotherapy for 30 years. My clinical work centers around helping people develop satisfying relationships and lifestyles. We will work collaboratively to help you heal old wounds and make insightful meaning of your patterns of self-defeating thoughts and behaviors as they impact your current functioning and relationships. I will help you develop inner strength and creativity to remedy depression, anxiety, and unhappiness. Ultimately, you will ably make intentional choices about managing your life, goals, work, and relationships."
Susan L Adler, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, ACSW
Verified by Psychology Today
River Forest, Illinois 60305
"Feeling stuck? Former Chicago Social Worker of the Year (National Association of Social Workers). Published, award-winning author in the field. 25 yrs experience. English/Spanish.AAMFT clinical member/supervisor. Respectful, skilled, organized, friendly, approachable. Model based approach. Male/female; gay/lesbian. Goal based, non-pathologizing strength-based model. Highly recommended as humanistic, safe, therapist/supervisor. Workshops/training/consultation/training /supervision (LCSW,AAMFT):"How To Improve Your Marriage," "Thriving as a Working Mother," "Sexual Abuse Treatment/Prevention" "Child Abuse Treatment/Prevention" "Family Systems," "Life Coaching," "Postpartum Depression: Treatment/Prevention," "Latinas-Postpartum Depression: Treatment/Prevention.""
(708) 771-4636
Verified
River Forest, Illinois 60305
"Feeling stuck? Former Chicago Social Worker of the Year (National Association of Social Workers). Published, award-winning author in the field. 25 yrs experience. English/Spanish.AAMFT clinical member/supervisor. Respectful, skilled, organized, friendly, approachable. Model based approach. Male/female; gay/lesbian. Goal based, non-pathologizing strength-based model. Highly recommended as humanistic, safe, therapist/supervisor. Workshops/training/consultation/training /supervision (LCSW,AAMFT):"How To Improve Your Marriage," "Thriving as a Working Mother," "Sexual Abuse Treatment/Prevention" "Child Abuse Treatment/Prevention" "Family Systems," "Life Coaching," "Postpartum Depression: Treatment/Prevention," "Latinas-Postpartum Depression: Treatment/Prevention.""
Anne Drake, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
River Forest, Illinois 60305
"Life can be challenging, and the feelings that come with those challenges can be overwhelming, for both children and adults. I have worked with children from age 4 to young adults in high school, as well as college students and adults. My areas of expertise include anxiety, depression, self-esteem/identity, anger, behavioral issues, executive functioning, understanding feelings and emotions, social skills, and ADHD. I have also worked with college students addressing anxiety, depression, ADHD, and other issues that impact their ability to be successful. I'm also a certified teacher. "
(224) 407-3405
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River Forest, Illinois 60305
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"Life can be challenging, and the feelings that come with those challenges can be overwhelming, for both children and adults. I have worked with children from age 4 to young adults in high school, as well as college students and adults. My areas of expertise include anxiety, depression, self-esteem/identity, anger, behavioral issues, executive functioning, understanding feelings and emotions, social skills, and ADHD. I have also worked with college students addressing anxiety, depression, ADHD, and other issues that impact their ability to be successful. I'm also a certified teacher. "
Amy Deegan, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
River Forest, Illinois 60305
"Hello! My name is Amy Deegan. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in young children. I graduated from University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana in 2011 with a BA in Psychology. I graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago in 2014 with my Masters in Social Work. I currently work as a school social worker and private practitioner. I enjoy working with children and adolescents in the areas of anxiety, depression, executive functioning, emotion regulation, and behavior management."
(630) 360-8928
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River Forest, Illinois 60305
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"Hello! My name is Amy Deegan. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in young children. I graduated from University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana in 2011 with a BA in Psychology. I graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago in 2014 with my Masters in Social Work. I currently work as a school social worker and private practitioner. I enjoy working with children and adolescents in the areas of anxiety, depression, executive functioning, emotion regulation, and behavior management."
Ken Aaron Burnstein, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
River Forest, Illinois 60305
"In my practice, I specialize in four areas: anxiety, anger management, marriage and family counseling, and coping with depression/sadness. I have a directive, practical approach that balances understanding, with support, guidance and direction. I believe that in order for therapy to be meaningful, it is important to work together create an individualized approach that meets your needs, and is a unique match for your concerns and style. Many people who have felt little or no progress in therapy before, have made positive changes with my active, engaged approach."
(708) 406-6651
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River Forest, Illinois 60305
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"In my practice, I specialize in four areas: anxiety, anger management, marriage and family counseling, and coping with depression/sadness. I have a directive, practical approach that balances understanding, with support, guidance and direction. I believe that in order for therapy to be meaningful, it is important to work together create an individualized approach that meets your needs, and is a unique match for your concerns and style. Many people who have felt little or no progress in therapy before, have made positive changes with my active, engaged approach."
Hillary Pilotto, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
River Forest, Illinois 60305
"You never feel like there is enough of you to go around. You feel like you are always letting someone down. The guilt is overwhelming at times and it won't go away. You never feel caught up with any of the 100 things on your to-do list. You feel the weight of the world on your shoulders and you feel like you can't breathe. You sacrifice your sleep, diet, and overall well-being for everyone else. You're starting to get resentful that others can make time for themselves, but you can't. You wonder how you look in the eyes of your partner, kids, and co-workers and if they can tell something has changed. "
(708) 512-7792
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River Forest, Illinois 60305
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"You never feel like there is enough of you to go around. You feel like you are always letting someone down. The guilt is overwhelming at times and it won't go away. You never feel caught up with any of the 100 things on your to-do list. You feel the weight of the world on your shoulders and you feel like you can't breathe. You sacrifice your sleep, diet, and overall well-being for everyone else. You're starting to get resentful that others can make time for themselves, but you can't. You wonder how you look in the eyes of your partner, kids, and co-workers and if they can tell something has changed. "
Kara M White
PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
River Forest, Illinois 60305
"You would be a great fit for working with me if you are looking to explore and understand your difficulty and, with that understanding, make appropriate changes that will help you become who you imagine yourself or your situation. I am passionate to work with issues related to grief, life changes, identity, spiritual crisis, self-awareness, assertiveness, relational conflict, communication, overcoming fears, anxiety, depression, vulnerability, shame/guilt, and other everyday life difficulties. I work with adults and provide pre-marital counseling and assessments."
(312) 487-4885
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River Forest, Illinois 60305
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"You would be a great fit for working with me if you are looking to explore and understand your difficulty and, with that understanding, make appropriate changes that will help you become who you imagine yourself or your situation. I am passionate to work with issues related to grief, life changes, identity, spiritual crisis, self-awareness, assertiveness, relational conflict, communication, overcoming fears, anxiety, depression, vulnerability, shame/guilt, and other everyday life difficulties. I work with adults and provide pre-marital counseling and assessments."
Susan Schiff, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, ACSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
River Forest, Illinois 60305
"There are many pathways to a happier and more fulfilling life. Deciding to change, taking the risk to meet a new therapist, isn't easy. In 40 plus years as a psychotherapist, I have found that with work and skilled support, individuals and couples can reach goals, change, improve and develop their solutions to their issues. Although you may feel blocked, our work together will help you find the path to a happier life that is right for you. The most difficult decision is to take the risk and try therapy."
(708) 695-8585
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River Forest, Illinois 60305
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"There are many pathways to a happier and more fulfilling life. Deciding to change, taking the risk to meet a new therapist, isn't easy. In 40 plus years as a psychotherapist, I have found that with work and skilled support, individuals and couples can reach goals, change, improve and develop their solutions to their issues. Although you may feel blocked, our work together will help you find the path to a happier life that is right for you. The most difficult decision is to take the risk and try therapy."
Gregg Steven Kitzis, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
River Forest, Illinois 60305
"I am a warm, engaging and compassionate therapist who has been practicing for more than 20 years. I provide a calm, safe and thoughtful space for my clients to explore their lives. "
(312) 782-3888
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River Forest, Illinois 60305
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"I am a warm, engaging and compassionate therapist who has been practicing for more than 20 years. I provide a calm, safe and thoughtful space for my clients to explore their lives. "
Mary Ellen Withers, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
River Forest, Illinois 60305
"I provide therapy for adults, couples and families. Clients frequently are struggling with symptoms of depression, anxiety, grief and loss. My clients are often going thru a medical crisis or are dealing with a family member's illness. I also help clients who have issues with aging parents and need a plan and to deal with feelings of sadness. I am a registered nurse as well as a clinical social worker and have advanced training in medical family therapy. I am a very good listener and assist my clients in finding their strengths to help them move forward in life."
(708) 328-3458
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River Forest, Illinois 60305
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"I provide therapy for adults, couples and families. Clients frequently are struggling with symptoms of depression, anxiety, grief and loss. My clients are often going thru a medical crisis or are dealing with a family member's illness. I also help clients who have issues with aging parents and need a plan and to deal with feelings of sadness. I am a registered nurse as well as a clinical social worker and have advanced training in medical family therapy. I am a very good listener and assist my clients in finding their strengths to help them move forward in life."
Madigan Kent, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
River Forest, Illinois 60305
"I offer insight, compassion, gentle challenging, and respect in my client relationships. Clients find me straightforward and willing to back-up or change directions if that helps us make progress. I use somatic, body-centered approaches alongside traditional talk therapy. I find this approach works well for treating trauma, anxiety, depression, relationship conflict, substance use, stress and overwhelm. I am also trained in Emotion Focused Therapy for Couples, which gets to the heart of dealing with relationship issues and destructive cycles, which I enjoy very much."
(872) 225-2150
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Office is near:
River Forest, Illinois 60305
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"I offer insight, compassion, gentle challenging, and respect in my client relationships. Clients find me straightforward and willing to back-up or change directions if that helps us make progress. I use somatic, body-centered approaches alongside traditional talk therapy. I find this approach works well for treating trauma, anxiety, depression, relationship conflict, substance use, stress and overwhelm. I am also trained in Emotion Focused Therapy for Couples, which gets to the heart of dealing with relationship issues and destructive cycles, which I enjoy very much."
Tina Shrader, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
River Forest, Illinois 60305
"Do you consider family time a dreaded activity? Do you avoid going home because you know your child is acting out and on your last nerve, your teen is spending more time in their room and becoming quiet and withdrawn, and your partner is distant and unconcerned? Maybe you've tried reaching out for help but couldn't seem to find the right therapist. "
(872) 666-9904
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River Forest, Illinois 60305
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"Do you consider family time a dreaded activity? Do you avoid going home because you know your child is acting out and on your last nerve, your teen is spending more time in their room and becoming quiet and withdrawn, and your partner is distant and unconcerned? Maybe you've tried reaching out for help but couldn't seem to find the right therapist. "
Kate Giandonato & Associates, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
River Forest, Illinois 60305
"Very rarely in our lives are we given the opportunity and the space to truly look at ourselves, where we have been, and the person we are looking to become. At Kate Giandonato & Associates, we create an environment where you can safely look at yourself, relationships, and potential barriers to achieving your goals. Our relationship-based training in Social Work + Child Development has given us the background to notice and work through the conflicting messages, thoughts and emotions present not only in the parent-child relationship, but in every relationship. We work with our clients to better understand and negotiate these most important relationships."
(773) 888-4992
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River Forest, Illinois 60305
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"Very rarely in our lives are we given the opportunity and the space to truly look at ourselves, where we have been, and the person we are looking to become. At Kate Giandonato & Associates, we create an environment where you can safely look at yourself, relationships, and potential barriers to achieving your goals. Our relationship-based training in Social Work + Child Development has given us the background to notice and work through the conflicting messages, thoughts and emotions present not only in the parent-child relationship, but in every relationship. We work with our clients to better understand and negotiate these most important relationships."
Katie McDougall, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
River Forest, Illinois 60305
"I have worked in many different settings providing therapy to children, adolescents, and adults. I am passionate about focusing on my clients' strengths and teaching them skills to feel strong and independent. I pride myself in the ability to make my clients feel understood and motivated. My goal is to provide a supportive, safe place to help my clients find solutions to their problems. I believe in meeting my clients where they are and offering a non-judgemental attitude."
(331) 225-1702
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River Forest, Illinois 60305
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"I have worked in many different settings providing therapy to children, adolescents, and adults. I am passionate about focusing on my clients' strengths and teaching them skills to feel strong and independent. I pride myself in the ability to make my clients feel understood and motivated. My goal is to provide a supportive, safe place to help my clients find solutions to their problems. I believe in meeting my clients where they are and offering a non-judgemental attitude."
Audrey Gerdt, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, RYT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
River Forest, Illinois 60305
"I am passionate about helping people to experience greater joy, relaxation, confidence and connection. I have expertise in a wide range of issues, including management of stress and anxiety, enhancement of self-confidence and self-esteem, and adapting to changes in your life and identity. In addition to listening to you and helping you to better understand yourself and your challenges, I can teach you techniques you can use to more effectively manage your difficulties and increase your ability to fully experience life’s joys."
(708) 469-6352
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River Forest, Illinois 60305
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"I am passionate about helping people to experience greater joy, relaxation, confidence and connection. I have expertise in a wide range of issues, including management of stress and anxiety, enhancement of self-confidence and self-esteem, and adapting to changes in your life and identity. In addition to listening to you and helping you to better understand yourself and your challenges, I can teach you techniques you can use to more effectively manage your difficulties and increase your ability to fully experience life’s joys."
Ken Crossman, Counselor
Counselor, MA, PhD(c), LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
River Forest, Illinois 60305
"I see adults for both individual and couple's therapy addressing many common areas of concern, including: stress; anxiety; depression; relationship issues; intimacy & communication; self-esteem & identity issues; work & life satisfaction; meaning & purpose; and general unhappiness. My style is direct and collaborative. I use a flexible approach that is adapted to each individual or couple. My approach is especially effective at getting to the root of issues, sorting through the conflict and confusion, and portraying what the trouble is in a clear new light."
(708) 487-6643
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River Forest, Illinois 60305
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"I see adults for both individual and couple's therapy addressing many common areas of concern, including: stress; anxiety; depression; relationship issues; intimacy & communication; self-esteem & identity issues; work & life satisfaction; meaning & purpose; and general unhappiness. My style is direct and collaborative. I use a flexible approach that is adapted to each individual or couple. My approach is especially effective at getting to the root of issues, sorting through the conflict and confusion, and portraying what the trouble is in a clear new light."
Lisa S. Lombard, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
River Forest, Illinois 60305
"My goal as a licensed clinical psychologist is to help you reach your optimal level of emotional and interpersonal well-being. I embrace a biopsychosocial approach because it helps you solve problems, cope better with pain, manage stressors that bother you, and teaches lasting and effective self-care skills.I approach therapy with empathy and a thoughtful analysis of your situation: it will be a safe place to explore old and new patterns of behavior as you learn adaptive coping strategies for dealing with relationships, mood problems, anxiety and fears, stress, chronic pain/health concerns, and distressing habits."
(708) 475-0796
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River Forest, Illinois 60305
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"My goal as a licensed clinical psychologist is to help you reach your optimal level of emotional and interpersonal well-being. I embrace a biopsychosocial approach because it helps you solve problems, cope better with pain, manage stressors that bother you, and teaches lasting and effective self-care skills.I approach therapy with empathy and a thoughtful analysis of your situation: it will be a safe place to explore old and new patterns of behavior as you learn adaptive coping strategies for dealing with relationships, mood problems, anxiety and fears, stress, chronic pain/health concerns, and distressing habits."
Caitlin M Wurster, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
River Forest, Illinois 60305
"LifeSpan Counseling & Psychological Services offers services to children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. I believe that we all must weather challenges throughout life, and sometimes we need assistance to endure and make sense of these trials in a way that helps us to grow into the best versions of ourselves. My goal as a therapist is to assist children, adolescents, adults, and familes through these times by helping them achieve better understandings of personal choices, strengths, and resilience. In this way, clients come to see themselves as individuals that are capable of change in order to live fulfilling lives."
(708) 315-7372
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River Forest, Illinois 60305
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"LifeSpan Counseling & Psychological Services offers services to children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. I believe that we all must weather challenges throughout life, and sometimes we need assistance to endure and make sense of these trials in a way that helps us to grow into the best versions of ourselves. My goal as a therapist is to assist children, adolescents, adults, and familes through these times by helping them achieve better understandings of personal choices, strengths, and resilience. In this way, clients come to see themselves as individuals that are capable of change in order to live fulfilling lives."
Blair Barbour, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
River Forest, Illinois 60305
"People with stressful lives, who have been trying their best to deal with anxiety, self esteem, relationship issues -- all reasons people call/email me initially. You may have noticed feeling or behaving in ways that are self-defeating, or are disappointed that you don't function better or feel more authentic with others, or fully engaged in your life. Crises such as divorce or loss, questions about parenting or work pressures can serve as catalysts for reevaluating the way we've been living. Psychotherapy offers a unique opportunity to discover what I believe is inherent in everyone: the ability to change and grow and heal."
(708) 232-0997
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Office is near:
River Forest, Illinois 60305
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"People with stressful lives, who have been trying their best to deal with anxiety, self esteem, relationship issues -- all reasons people call/email me initially. You may have noticed feeling or behaving in ways that are self-defeating, or are disappointed that you don't function better or feel more authentic with others, or fully engaged in your life. Crises such as divorce or loss, questions about parenting or work pressures can serve as catalysts for reevaluating the way we've been living. Psychotherapy offers a unique opportunity to discover what I believe is inherent in everyone: the ability to change and grow and heal."

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