Joan Murphy

Licensed Professional Counselor, MA

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(847) 649-6406 Website

Joan Murphy

Licensed Professional Counselor, MA


Location

Offers online therapy

617 Landwehr Road
Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 649-6406

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Announcement icon We are currently offering telehealth sessions via video-conferencing or phone. We are currently accepting new patients.
IN-PERSON & TELEHEALTH AVAILABLE – I know it’s stressful to start this process. Let’s take one step at time. I’m here to support you! I understand that coming to therapy takes enormous courage and can be an incredibly vulnerable step. With that in mind, I ensure that trust, sensitivity, presence, and authenticity are at the core of my practice so that each client may feel completely safe in their most challenging vulnerable moments.
Joan utilizes evidenced-based approaches such as cognitive-behavioral, play, person-centered, Gestalt, mindfulness, and dialectical behavior therapies. Joan is also licensed school counselor (PEL) with extensive experience in guiding students toward academic success, overcoming their school-based challenges.
Joan’s clinical interests include: trauma, PTSD, depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, eating disorders, life transitions, relationship difficulties, stress management, self-esteem, substance use and abuse, ADHD, executive functioning struggles, educational concerns, behavioral challenges, parent coaching, family conflict, and social skills struggles.
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Finances

  • Cost per Session: $80 - $150
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna | Aetna Coventry
  • BCBS BlueChoice
  • BlueCross BlueShield HMO - UPN
  • BlueCross BlueShield PPO
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS Network
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 1 Year
  • License: Illinois / 178016562
  • School: Northeastern Illinois University
  • Year Graduated: 2020

Joan Murphy's Groups

Teen DBT Skills Group

Dialetical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a commonly recommended form of treatment for a variety of presenting problems, from mood disorders, anxiety, relationships struggles, to chronic stress. DBT Skills include: emotion regulation strategies, mindfulness practices, relationship and communication skills, problem-solving and conflict resolution approaches, distress tolerance techniques, as well as a variety of coping and stress management tools. During this weekly group you will be introduced to, learn, and have the opportunity to master DBT skills. This group is divided by age group level. Insurance Accepted. Visit our website: brighterpathwaysllc.com/dbtgroup/

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Boys Social Skills Group - Levels 1-3

GROUP OFFERED ON ONGOING BASIS: Many kids struggle with peers for a variety reasons, such as anxiety, behavioral challenges, or difficulties with empathy. This weekly group aims to address these struggles and provide kids the opportunity to practice age-appropriate social skills in a safe setting. Higher group levels offer more advanced skills coaching. Please contact us if you are interested. Insurance Accepted. Visit our website for more info: brighterpathwaysllc.com/boysgroup/

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Location

617 Landwehr Road
Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 649-6406
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Child
  • Mood Disorders
  • Anxiety
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Anger Management
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD
Mental Health
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders

Client Focus

Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Toddler

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Family Systems
  • Gestalt
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Person-Centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Links

My Website

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Last Modified: 22 Sep 2021
Joan Murphy

Licensed Professional Counselor, MA