Michael Ostrower

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CGP, FAGPA, BCDCSW

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Michael Ostrower

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CGP, FAGPA, BCDCSW


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Michael Ostrower,LCSW-Psychotherapy and Consultation
3330 W Dundee Rd
Suite N 3
Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 512-8964

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I have over 37 years of experience working with individuals, couples, families and groups. In my practice I see adults of any age who may experience issues related to: stress, loss, anxiety and/or depression in their relationships, at home, work or school. Over the years I have fine tuned my techniques in helping my clients. My style is active, non-judgmental supportive and collaborative. I believe that emotional injuries from the past live in the present effecting how we relate and react to people and events throughout life.
Psychotherapy has the potential to help heal past wounds and impart insights needed to change how one views oneself and one's own participation in conflicts and problems. My work is conducted on weekly basis ranging from short to long term.
Psychotherapy is a process of self discovery. This process is based on a trust and understanding that develops between me and my clients. In the process of our sessions. I am a good listener and strive to help my clients to reach the heights potentials in their life.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $120 - $150
Pay By: Cash, Check, Health Savings Account
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • BCBS | BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Evanston Northwestern Health Plan
  • Hawaii Medical Services Association
  • Lutheran Health Care
  • Medicare
  • Optum
  • Rush/Northshore Health Plan
  • UMR
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
  • Out of Network
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Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 40 Years
  • License: Illinois / 149-002915
  • School: Loyola School of Social Work
  • Year Graduated: 1981

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: Certified Group Psychotherapist
  • Certificate Date: 1990

Michael Ostrower's Groups

Adult,mix gender,Psychotherapy Group

Mixed gender psychotherapy group for adults between ages of 25 and up, focussing on issues related to ones relationships, communication patterns, and other behaviors that can interfer with a more satisfying relationships. It permits members in a safe environment to learn new skills in communicating,managing and expression of their thoughts and feelings, and, to gain new perspective on themselves and their environment.

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Consultation Group for New Professionals

The focus of the group is to help new professionals interested in establishing an independent practice. We will explore the ABC" of starting practice. We will cover ethical issues related to how we practice, records keeping, boundaries setting with client's, fee collection, self care/professional development, and any other issues relevant to members. We will focus on case consultation from the psychodynamic perspective. Membership in the group will require at least one meeting with the leader, prior entering the group. Starting date TBD.

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Location

Michael Ostrower,LCSW-Psychotherapy and Consultation
3330 W Dundee Rd
Suite N 3
Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 512-8964
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Specialties
  • Relationship Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Impulse Control Disorders
Issues
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Conflict
  • Gambling
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Peer Relationships
  • Psychotherapy Groups
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
Mental Health
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Black and African American and Hispanic and Latino
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Communities
  • Aviation Professionals
  • Cancer
  • Gay Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Interpersonal
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychotherapy Groups for Adults
  • Relational
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group

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Michael Ostrower is a seasoned clinician. He is talented therapist who has helped numerous individuals and couples to navigate difficult periods in their lives. His patience and kindness coupled with his professional prowess makes him a fine therapist.
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Michael Ostrower, LCSW, CGP, FAGPA, BCDCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Northbrook

Michael Ostrower

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CGP, FAGPA, BCDCSW