Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
"Hello! Thank you for visiting my profile. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, I specialize in working with children ages six years of age through young adults. I have an extremely well rounded and diverse background in social work and have an incredible passion for helping others. As a former school social worker, I am very familiar with navigating school systems. I support my clients and help them get back to reaching their full potential as quickly as possible. "
School Issues
(224) 813-3347
Verified
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
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School Issues
"Hello! Thank you for visiting my profile. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, I specialize in working with children ages six years of age through young adults. I have an extremely well rounded and diverse background in social work and have an incredible passion for helping others. As a former school social worker, I am very familiar with navigating school systems. I support my clients and help them get back to reaching their full potential as quickly as possible. "
Timberly Robinson, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MNA, LCSW, CADC, CAMS II
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
"It is crucial to trust someone who can provide support and empathy in a nurturing therapeutic space that is healthy for you. I am committed to providing positive, client-centered, strength-based, and solution-focused support that will allow you to grow, resolve dilemmas & turn problems into opportunities to reach your highest potentials. We will set realistic goals, and ensure you acquire the right tools, skills and strategies, needed to achieve successful outcomes. I am an eclectic therapist with a goal to educate and empower my adolescent and adult clients experiencing stress, life transitions, anxiety and other complex issues."
School Issues
(847) 469-1759
Verified
Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
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School Issues
"It is crucial to trust someone who can provide support and empathy in a nurturing therapeutic space that is healthy for you. I am committed to providing positive, client-centered, strength-based, and solution-focused support that will allow you to grow, resolve dilemmas & turn problems into opportunities to reach your highest potentials. We will set realistic goals, and ensure you acquire the right tools, skills and strategies, needed to achieve successful outcomes. I am an eclectic therapist with a goal to educate and empower my adolescent and adult clients experiencing stress, life transitions, anxiety and other complex issues."
Stableway Counseling Services, LLC, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
"We are a cooperative of professionals who are dedicated to providing effective, thoughtful, and compassionate psychotherapy. At Stableway Counseling Services we work to provide our clients with highly personalized therapeutic care and understanding. We would love to see each individual experiencing life at their full potential. However, we understand that there are many things that can get in the way of that. It is our hope to offer a space for others to explore, grow, learn, and evolve in to the person that they would like to be."
School Issues
(815) 570-4154
Verified
Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
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"We are a cooperative of professionals who are dedicated to providing effective, thoughtful, and compassionate psychotherapy. At Stableway Counseling Services we work to provide our clients with highly personalized therapeutic care and understanding. We would love to see each individual experiencing life at their full potential. However, we understand that there are many things that can get in the way of that. It is our hope to offer a space for others to explore, grow, learn, and evolve in to the person that they would like to be."
Julie Crowe McCarthy, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC, M.Ed.
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
"Often, life delivers milestones that force us to do the work of self-discovery. Have you recently returned home from college without a degree? Are you a teen wondering about life after high school? Maybe you are considering a return to the workforce after many years at home wondering how you fit in a new world of work? In all of these scenarios and more, counseling can be an effective way to feel more centered and confident in your goal setting and decision making. "
School Issues
(847) 986-8701
Verified
Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
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School Issues
"Often, life delivers milestones that force us to do the work of self-discovery. Have you recently returned home from college without a degree? Are you a teen wondering about life after high school? Maybe you are considering a return to the workforce after many years at home wondering how you fit in a new world of work? In all of these scenarios and more, counseling can be an effective way to feel more centered and confident in your goal setting and decision making. "
Renee Jaegers, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
"I believe all people can benefit from therapy services at one point or another within their lifetime. Through an integral treatment approach to therapy, utilizing treatments grounded in Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), psychoanalysis and interpersonal principles, I strive to create a safe atmosphere, fostering trust within the therapeutic relationship. Together we will work toward discovering the answers needed for you to get "unstuck" and to move forward in life. I look forward to hearing from you."
School Issues
(224) 279-6572
Verified
Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
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"I believe all people can benefit from therapy services at one point or another within their lifetime. Through an integral treatment approach to therapy, utilizing treatments grounded in Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), psychoanalysis and interpersonal principles, I strive to create a safe atmosphere, fostering trust within the therapeutic relationship. Together we will work toward discovering the answers needed for you to get "unstuck" and to move forward in life. I look forward to hearing from you."
Cherry Hill Counseling,
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
"Cherry Hill Counseling is one of the longest-standing counseling practices in the Northwestern suburbs of Chicago. Cherry Hill has six locations including: Lake Zurich, Vernon Hills, McHenry, Deer Park, Arlington Heights, and Chicago. Our counseling services include: individual therapy, family therapy, counseling for children and adolescents, marital and premarital therapy, group therapy, and psychological testing."
School Issues
(847) 386-2109
Verified
Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
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School Issues
"Cherry Hill Counseling is one of the longest-standing counseling practices in the Northwestern suburbs of Chicago. Cherry Hill has six locations including: Lake Zurich, Vernon Hills, McHenry, Deer Park, Arlington Heights, and Chicago. Our counseling services include: individual therapy, family therapy, counseling for children and adolescents, marital and premarital therapy, group therapy, and psychological testing."
Ellis Therapy and Fitness, Counselor
Counselor, PsyD, LCPC, LCSW, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
"It is our philosophy that by bridging a connection between the body and the mind we are able to promote the overall wellness of our clients. We focus on bringing about healthy changes by integrating evidence-based therapeutic practices with mindfulness, meditation, movement, yoga and Pilates, and service children, adults, families as well as couples. "
School Issues
(224) 252-8634
Verified
Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
School Issues
"It is our philosophy that by bridging a connection between the body and the mind we are able to promote the overall wellness of our clients. We focus on bringing about healthy changes by integrating evidence-based therapeutic practices with mindfulness, meditation, movement, yoga and Pilates, and service children, adults, families as well as couples. "
Shaheen Bronkowski, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
"ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS!!! ​One of the beautiful things I have the privilege of witnessing as a therapist is the ever evolving changes and awareness clients develop throughout their healing and growth process. I fully believe that each and everyone of us are worth investing the work within ourselves when we develop the courage to seek help. I consider the therapeutic relationship between a client and I to be a team effort towards reaching the client’s desired goals and outcomes in a safe, non-judgemental space. "
School Issues
(224) 215-3178
Verified
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
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School Issues
"ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS!!! ​One of the beautiful things I have the privilege of witnessing as a therapist is the ever evolving changes and awareness clients develop throughout their healing and growth process. I fully believe that each and everyone of us are worth investing the work within ourselves when we develop the courage to seek help. I consider the therapeutic relationship between a client and I to be a team effort towards reaching the client’s desired goals and outcomes in a safe, non-judgemental space. "
Christian Jahng (Forest Bluff Counseling), Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
"Have you been struggling with poor self image? Are you experiencing symptoms of stress or anxiety? I have experience in the areas of depression, anxiety, body dysmorphic disorder, obsessive compulsive spectrum disorders, career guidance, substance abuse, and eating disorders. I have a passion for the holistic -- emotional, physical, intellectual, vocational and spiritual -- well-being of each unique individual. Utilizing an integrative approach of mindfulness-based CBT, DBT, motivational interviewing, ACT and principles of neuroplasticity, I enjoy assisting clients on their journey toward self-compassion, peace and wellness."
School Issues
(847) 565-1354
Verified
Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
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School Issues
"Have you been struggling with poor self image? Are you experiencing symptoms of stress or anxiety? I have experience in the areas of depression, anxiety, body dysmorphic disorder, obsessive compulsive spectrum disorders, career guidance, substance abuse, and eating disorders. I have a passion for the holistic -- emotional, physical, intellectual, vocational and spiritual -- well-being of each unique individual. Utilizing an integrative approach of mindfulness-based CBT, DBT, motivational interviewing, ACT and principles of neuroplasticity, I enjoy assisting clients on their journey toward self-compassion, peace and wellness."
Essential Wellness Advocates, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
"Essential Wellness Advocates provides individual and family therapy to adolescents and adults. We specialize in complex problems, such as depression, anxiety, ADHD and more. Our approach is based on developing a trusting relationship, working with clients to mold therapy to their needs. By providing services in the home, we eliminate the pressure and stress of locating a new office or going to an unfamiliar place during an already stressful time. We are available during the evening and on weekends.​"
School Issues
(847) 737-1523
Verified
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
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School Issues
"Essential Wellness Advocates provides individual and family therapy to adolescents and adults. We specialize in complex problems, such as depression, anxiety, ADHD and more. Our approach is based on developing a trusting relationship, working with clients to mold therapy to their needs. By providing services in the home, we eliminate the pressure and stress of locating a new office or going to an unfamiliar place during an already stressful time. We are available during the evening and on weekends.​"
Edward D Zehr, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
"Fresh perspective, renewed confidence and clear understanding are my most immediate goals in therapy. I think people need to feel understood and feel that they have found a partner in developing insight and solutions whether in consultation or longer term therapy. I strive to know what is unique about your concerns, what you have in common with others' experiences and work together to find strategies and tools for change. Whether seeking new ways to communicate and interact or looking for greater self- understanding, and peace, you want to make changes."
School Issues
(847) 278-2171
Verified
Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
School Issues
"Fresh perspective, renewed confidence and clear understanding are my most immediate goals in therapy. I think people need to feel understood and feel that they have found a partner in developing insight and solutions whether in consultation or longer term therapy. I strive to know what is unique about your concerns, what you have in common with others' experiences and work together to find strategies and tools for change. Whether seeking new ways to communicate and interact or looking for greater self- understanding, and peace, you want to make changes."
Mark Solomon, Psychologist
Psychologist
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
"I am a practical problem solver who specializes in working with children and teens. I also work with adults under the age of 65. My office is in a home in downtown Libertyville that has been converted to commercial use, giving a more home-like feeling than traditional office space."
School Issues
(847) 920-7948
Verified
Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
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School Issues
"I am a practical problem solver who specializes in working with children and teens. I also work with adults under the age of 65. My office is in a home in downtown Libertyville that has been converted to commercial use, giving a more home-like feeling than traditional office space."
Jessica Funk, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
"ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS! My primary goal in therapy is to create a trusting, safe, non-judgmental environment that allows you to process and explore what is keeping you from reaching your own personal goals. I use an eclectic approach dependent uponyour presenting issues and goals to ensure I am meeting your expectations for therapy. This can include cognitive-behavioral techniques to change negative thought patterns, relaxation exercises to cope more effectively with stress, or analysis of your role in the various systems (e.g. family, work) in which you exist to determine what you can and cannot control in those systems. "
School Issues
(779) 704-6030
Verified
Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
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School Issues
"ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS! My primary goal in therapy is to create a trusting, safe, non-judgmental environment that allows you to process and explore what is keeping you from reaching your own personal goals. I use an eclectic approach dependent uponyour presenting issues and goals to ensure I am meeting your expectations for therapy. This can include cognitive-behavioral techniques to change negative thought patterns, relaxation exercises to cope more effectively with stress, or analysis of your role in the various systems (e.g. family, work) in which you exist to determine what you can and cannot control in those systems. "
Shalini Varma M. D. Psychiatry,
MD, BD Cert, NBPAS, ABPN
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
"Come in NOW! Therapy and/or Medication. 13 and above and adults. Depression, Anxiety, Problems sleeping. I also see people on Evenings/weekends. FLEXIBLE appointment times. DRVARMAMD.COM. Direct access to doctor by email and phone. Personalized care. Small population of clients. Work together to stop struggling. Clients actively participate in their care plan and to move goals forward at a real-time pace. From Illinois and Rutgers Medical School. Residency at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital. ONE STOP SHOP - One doctor giving medication and therapy is ideal for your busy life. Set up for success in college and beyond."
School Issues
(847) 393-4392
Verified
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
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School Issues
"Come in NOW! Therapy and/or Medication. 13 and above and adults. Depression, Anxiety, Problems sleeping. I also see people on Evenings/weekends. FLEXIBLE appointment times. DRVARMAMD.COM. Direct access to doctor by email and phone. Personalized care. Small population of clients. Work together to stop struggling. Clients actively participate in their care plan and to move goals forward at a real-time pace. From Illinois and Rutgers Medical School. Residency at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital. ONE STOP SHOP - One doctor giving medication and therapy is ideal for your busy life. Set up for success in college and beyond."
Tina Kourtis, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
"It can be difficult to ask for support, especially when you aren't sure how it all works. I believe that treatment is most productive when you understand what we're doing. I will work with you to create a treatment plan that makes sense to you and meets your unique goals. I value an integrative approach when working with patients and choosing techniques based on your individual needs. I believe in establishing a strong sense of rapport with you which allows me to empower you to meet their goals."
School Issues
(224) 723-5772
Verified
Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
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School Issues
"It can be difficult to ask for support, especially when you aren't sure how it all works. I believe that treatment is most productive when you understand what we're doing. I will work with you to create a treatment plan that makes sense to you and meets your unique goals. I value an integrative approach when working with patients and choosing techniques based on your individual needs. I believe in establishing a strong sense of rapport with you which allows me to empower you to meet their goals."
Darakhshinda Bari, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
"ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS! My counseling philosophy is rooted in the concept of establishing a safe space that is non-judgmental, where clients can heal and grow at their own pace. I work with each client to build a strong therapeutic alliance utilizing empathetic dialogue, to develop a unique therapeutic plan that is shaped by each client's own personal needs and goals. Within this framework and within an environment of compassion and tolerance, I make sure that my clients feel heard and respected, and that we act as joint participants in their therapeutic journey."
School Issues
(847) 892-4341
Verified
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
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School Issues
"ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS! My counseling philosophy is rooted in the concept of establishing a safe space that is non-judgmental, where clients can heal and grow at their own pace. I work with each client to build a strong therapeutic alliance utilizing empathetic dialogue, to develop a unique therapeutic plan that is shaped by each client's own personal needs and goals. Within this framework and within an environment of compassion and tolerance, I make sure that my clients feel heard and respected, and that we act as joint participants in their therapeutic journey."
Kellie Swoboda, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
"ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS! Kellie views the therapeutic relationship to be central to her work. She strives to create a safe space for her clients to work collaboratively toward their goals. She employs a strength-based approach to therapy, helping clients to recognize their strengths and abilities, therefore setting and achieving realistic goals. She recognizes the therapy process to be different for every client and works to tailor each session to the individual. She understands that therapy can feel uncomfortable and awkward at times and encourages clients to move at a pace that feels comfortable to them."
School Issues
(847) 393-4055
Verified
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
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School Issues
"ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS! Kellie views the therapeutic relationship to be central to her work. She strives to create a safe space for her clients to work collaboratively toward their goals. She employs a strength-based approach to therapy, helping clients to recognize their strengths and abilities, therefore setting and achieving realistic goals. She recognizes the therapy process to be different for every client and works to tailor each session to the individual. She understands that therapy can feel uncomfortable and awkward at times and encourages clients to move at a pace that feels comfortable to them."
Samantha Augustine, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
"ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS! Samantha is skilled at motivating, communicating and advocating for clients dealing with mental health and emotional disorders. Samantha strongly believes that therapy is a partnership between client and therapist, and that therapy provides a safe place to form a relationship based on trust and mutual respect. Through the therapeutic relationship, Samantha believes clients can learn to unlock their true potential, succeed, and grow. Samantha helps facilitate those changes using a wide variety of therapeutic techniques coupled with her empathic, nonjudgmental, and easy-going personality."
School Issues
(847) 813-7476
Verified
Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
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"ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS! Samantha is skilled at motivating, communicating and advocating for clients dealing with mental health and emotional disorders. Samantha strongly believes that therapy is a partnership between client and therapist, and that therapy provides a safe place to form a relationship based on trust and mutual respect. Through the therapeutic relationship, Samantha believes clients can learn to unlock their true potential, succeed, and grow. Samantha helps facilitate those changes using a wide variety of therapeutic techniques coupled with her empathic, nonjudgmental, and easy-going personality."
Ariele Riboh, Counselor
Counselor, MS, LCPC, R-DMT, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
"Life is hard. That is the truth. When things get challenging and you are feeling overwhelmed, stuck and in a rut; we at Moving Toward health are there to stand by your side so you do not have to struggle alone. From your first visit we will help you feel more hopeful, calm and confident. We will support you in being able to see new and different possibilities, perhaps ones you may not have even thought possible. By the end of our work together you will be leading a life that is intentional and not reactive. You will be living and no longer just surviving. "
School Issues
(224) 250-2897
Verified
Office is near:
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
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School Issues
"Life is hard. That is the truth. When things get challenging and you are feeling overwhelmed, stuck and in a rut; we at Moving Toward health are there to stand by your side so you do not have to struggle alone. From your first visit we will help you feel more hopeful, calm and confident. We will support you in being able to see new and different possibilities, perhaps ones you may not have even thought possible. By the end of our work together you will be leading a life that is intentional and not reactive. You will be living and no longer just surviving. "
Vicki Bolina, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
"ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS! You can enter therapy for a variety of reasons, all of which I can help you through - reduce emotional distress in order to regain a sense of fulfillment in life and/or restore the ability to function in daily activities, improve relationship difficulties caused by issues such as ineffective communication, gain control of unhealthy behaviors such as substance abuse or disordered eating, facilitate healing or promote well-being by nurturing the psychological, emotional, spiritual aspects of oneself, engage in a process of exploration to increase a sense of well-being with ones self and relationships."
School Issues
(847) 448-0511
Verified
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
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School Issues
"ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS! You can enter therapy for a variety of reasons, all of which I can help you through - reduce emotional distress in order to regain a sense of fulfillment in life and/or restore the ability to function in daily activities, improve relationship difficulties caused by issues such as ineffective communication, gain control of unhealthy behaviors such as substance abuse or disordered eating, facilitate healing or promote well-being by nurturing the psychological, emotional, spiritual aspects of oneself, engage in a process of exploration to increase a sense of well-being with ones self and relationships."

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School Issues (Academic Underachievement, Academic Counseling) Therapists
Students underachieve in school for a variety of reasons. Motivational problems, ADHD, and learning disabilities can all be a challenge to any parent. Child therapists, child psychologists, or school psychologists in Vernon Hills can help to assess a child's needs and offer much needed help.

Academic counselors in Vernon Hills help with learning issues, child education issues or ADD (attention deficit). They can work with academic underachievers who are quite bright, gifted and intelligent, as well as with children with developmental disabilities (i.e. disabilities students). Additionally, Vernon Hills Therapists work with nonverbal learning disabilities, cognitive disabilities, and reading difficulties.

Children with problems at school, or who are failing at school in Vernon Hills all have specific and unique instructional needs. A good Vernon Hills academic counselor or school counselor will provide the individualized attention and support a student needs to succeed.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Vernon Hills are able to work with a wide range of issues.

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in Vernon Hills you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in Vernon Hills and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in Vernon Hills or family therapy in Vernon Hills.