Grace Varghese
Counselor, MS, LCPC, RPT, NCC Verified
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Grace is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and a National Certified Counselor. She has extensive experience working with children, adolescents, and adults. She works with individuals and families to establish hope, promote emotional healing, and facilitate personal growth. Grace offers warmth, compassion and great insight in her work. Her gentle therapeutic approach is an asset to her work and enables her to compassionately address the mental health needs of children, adolescents, and adults so that they are empowered to lead a purpose driven life.
(779) 223-1183
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Grace is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and a National Certified Counselor. She has extensive experience working with children, adolescents, and adults. She works with individuals and families to establish hope, promote emotional healing, and facilitate personal growth. Grace offers warmth, compassion and great insight in her work. Her gentle therapeutic approach is an asset to her work and enables her to compassionately address the mental health needs of children, adolescents, and adults so that they are empowered to lead a purpose driven life.
Lynda Throm
Counselor, MEd, LCPC Verified
Gurnee, IL 60031
Not accepting new clients
I want to commend you for your bravery in taking the first step towards reaching out for help. Counseling can give you a non-judgmental place to vent as well as a place to learn about new ways to manage overwhelming feelings. As a therapist, my main way of understanding how people work is through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. It can help us challenge our negative thoughts and utilize healthy coping skills. I primarily take a humanistic approach with my clients and make sure to address psychosocial, biological, developmental, spiritual, and cultural issues as needed since every client is unique.
(224) 231-6951
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Not accepting new clients
I want to commend you for your bravery in taking the first step towards reaching out for help. Counseling can give you a non-judgmental place to vent as well as a place to learn about new ways to manage overwhelming feelings. As a therapist, my main way of understanding how people work is through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. It can help us challenge our negative thoughts and utilize healthy coping skills. I primarily take a humanistic approach with my clients and make sure to address psychosocial, biological, developmental, spiritual, and cultural issues as needed since every client is unique.
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Christine Pope
Counselor, LCPC, CADC Verified
Gurnee, IL 60031
I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, as well as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. I use a strengths based approach and have worked with clients of all ages. My specialties include behavioral disorders, substance use, anxiety, depression, and life transitions. I have also worked with clients that have experienced trauma ranging from physical and sexual abuse, assault, and experiencing and witnessing violence and negligence. I do not believe there is a one size fits all approach to therapy and believe that every client is the expert on themselves.
(224) 458-2401 x126
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Gurnee, IL 60031
I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, as well as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. I use a strengths based approach and have worked with clients of all ages. My specialties include behavioral disorders, substance use, anxiety, depression, and life transitions. I have also worked with clients that have experienced trauma ranging from physical and sexual abuse, assault, and experiencing and witnessing violence and negligence. I do not believe there is a one size fits all approach to therapy and believe that every client is the expert on themselves.
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Do you often feel defeated? Overwhelmed by life’s challenges? You are not alone! I am very passionate about utilizing a client centered approach to assist you in navigating these situations. You are the the anchor in your life. My goal is to be your guide to help you accomplish your goals and to fulfill your purpose. I utilize CBT, Narrative therapy, Mindfulness practices and the ARC model when dealing with children and families.
(847) 474-9345
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Do you often feel defeated? Overwhelmed by life’s challenges? You are not alone! I am very passionate about utilizing a client centered approach to assist you in navigating these situations. You are the the anchor in your life. My goal is to be your guide to help you accomplish your goals and to fulfill your purpose. I utilize CBT, Narrative therapy, Mindfulness practices and the ARC model when dealing with children and families.
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Faye Minkow
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
I feel privileged to work as a psychotherapist. I realize it is a challenge for many to take that first step toward a healing journey, and I genuinely appreciate all the delicacy of that moment. I conceptualize each and every session with this level of conscientiousness and acceptance. Instilling a sense of trust to handle the most complex and sensitive issues with compassion, professionalism and competency is my clinical mission statement. My clients and I take a collaborate approach to healing, connecting in a depth driven and nonjudgmental level.
(847) 278-2475 x146
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
I feel privileged to work as a psychotherapist. I realize it is a challenge for many to take that first step toward a healing journey, and I genuinely appreciate all the delicacy of that moment. I conceptualize each and every session with this level of conscientiousness and acceptance. Instilling a sense of trust to handle the most complex and sensitive issues with compassion, professionalism and competency is my clinical mission statement. My clients and I take a collaborate approach to healing, connecting in a depth driven and nonjudgmental level.
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Sara Luce
Counselor, LCPC Verified
Gurnee, IL 60031
We are LifePoint Child & Family Therapy! We offer personalized therapy for children, their families, couples and individuals. We specialize in youth who experienced a negative event(s) and are struggling to manage their emotions and behaviors.
(847) 558-1755
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Gurnee, IL 60031
We are LifePoint Child & Family Therapy! We offer personalized therapy for children, their families, couples and individuals. We specialize in youth who experienced a negative event(s) and are struggling to manage their emotions and behaviors.
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Nada Pavlovic
Counselor, MA, LCPC Verified
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Have you ever felt “stuck” in your life and not sure how to move forward to make positive changes? I strongly believe that when we cannot make changes to our situation, we need to make changes to our thinking and perception, which requires exploration and support. When we can make changes to our situation, it can be risky and scary and best done with plenty of planning and validation. I am passionate about helping people make these “shifts” in perception and situation.
(224) 207-4166 x26
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Have you ever felt “stuck” in your life and not sure how to move forward to make positive changes? I strongly believe that when we cannot make changes to our situation, we need to make changes to our thinking and perception, which requires exploration and support. When we can make changes to our situation, it can be risky and scary and best done with plenty of planning and validation. I am passionate about helping people make these “shifts” in perception and situation.
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Julie Paladino
MSW
Gurnee, IL 60031
Do you or your child seem stressed? Not quite sure how you landed where you are? Are you feeling exasperated? Overwhelmed? Everyone can benefit from support! Consider LifePoint as we offer personalized therapy for individuals, youth and their families specializing in those who experienced a negative event(s) and are struggling to manage their emotions and behaviors. This could look like: *tantrums *trouble focusing *acting out in social situations *excessive fear *hard time sleeping *withdrawal *appearing sad or anxious *hard time connecting with others *reenacting bad experience *hard time calming down *lacking self confidence
(847) 693-4033
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Do you or your child seem stressed? Not quite sure how you landed where you are? Are you feeling exasperated? Overwhelmed? Everyone can benefit from support! Consider LifePoint as we offer personalized therapy for individuals, youth and their families specializing in those who experienced a negative event(s) and are struggling to manage their emotions and behaviors. This could look like: *tantrums *trouble focusing *acting out in social situations *excessive fear *hard time sleeping *withdrawal *appearing sad or anxious *hard time connecting with others *reenacting bad experience *hard time calming down *lacking self confidence
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Evolve Youth & Family Counseling LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Hello! My name is Yahaira and I am a bilingual therapist who has been serving clients in Lake County for the past 10 years. I have worked with children, adolescent and their families with varying diagnosis and life issues. I believe it is important as a therapist to recognize that every client is different, and will need an approach specifically adapted to them. My role in the therapeutic process will be to encourage clients to collaborate in regaining hope in their lives, and overcoming difficulties.
(847) 719-6513
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Hello! My name is Yahaira and I am a bilingual therapist who has been serving clients in Lake County for the past 10 years. I have worked with children, adolescent and their families with varying diagnosis and life issues. I believe it is important as a therapist to recognize that every client is different, and will need an approach specifically adapted to them. My role in the therapeutic process will be to encourage clients to collaborate in regaining hope in their lives, and overcoming difficulties.
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Wayne Riendeau
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, MA, LCPC Verified
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
I have a passion for couples seeking to improve their relationship with their spouse or significant other and who yearn for deeper levels of emotional, relational and physical intimacy. I also come alongside parents and their children to develop better ways of communicating by giving them tools as to how to relate to each other in ways that create a calmer, more peaceful home, where defiant attitudes give way to mutual cooperation and higher levels of trust and respect between all family members.
(224) 434-3155 x118
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
I have a passion for couples seeking to improve their relationship with their spouse or significant other and who yearn for deeper levels of emotional, relational and physical intimacy. I also come alongside parents and their children to develop better ways of communicating by giving them tools as to how to relate to each other in ways that create a calmer, more peaceful home, where defiant attitudes give way to mutual cooperation and higher levels of trust and respect between all family members.
Melissa Redmond
Counselor, LCPC, ATR, MSAT Verified
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Our paths can often have obstacles but I am here to travel with you. In traditional therapy, I utilize CBT and Solutions Focused modalities to work though anxiety and depression as well as grief and loss. I have many years of experience working with behavior modification, special education, and parent coaching. I am able to facilitate communication with schools for 504 plan and IEP formation. I have worked with many types of families to navigate through life transitions, behavior and emotional disorders, as well as understanding and increasing empathy with ADHD, autism spectrum disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder.
(847) 649-6338
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Our paths can often have obstacles but I am here to travel with you. In traditional therapy, I utilize CBT and Solutions Focused modalities to work though anxiety and depression as well as grief and loss. I have many years of experience working with behavior modification, special education, and parent coaching. I am able to facilitate communication with schools for 504 plan and IEP formation. I have worked with many types of families to navigate through life transitions, behavior and emotional disorders, as well as understanding and increasing empathy with ADHD, autism spectrum disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder.
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Karen Wright, LCPC-The Wright Advocate
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor Verified
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Tough times can be hard to get through, but it's possible to overcome them. Maybe you're a parent of a struggling teen whom often wonders what you can do to help them feel better? Maybe you're struggling with a difficult past or current situation that's left you feeling hurt, hopeless, lost, confused, angry, or alone? Please know that you are NOT alone and there is hope! We can work through this together in a supportive, non-judgment space where issues are slowly confronted with empathy to inspire healing and growth. You can OWN your story, heal, and move forward with hope and determination.
(847) 416-8229
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Tough times can be hard to get through, but it's possible to overcome them. Maybe you're a parent of a struggling teen whom often wonders what you can do to help them feel better? Maybe you're struggling with a difficult past or current situation that's left you feeling hurt, hopeless, lost, confused, angry, or alone? Please know that you are NOT alone and there is hope! We can work through this together in a supportive, non-judgment space where issues are slowly confronted with empathy to inspire healing and growth. You can OWN your story, heal, and move forward with hope and determination.
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Mark Schlitt
Counselor, LCPC
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
I am passionate about helping clients of all ages overcome challenges and learn new ways to cope. I have over 25 years serving individuals, couples, and families struggling with addictions, self-esteem, behavioral issues, severe mental illness, and more.
(847) 242-2969
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
I am passionate about helping clients of all ages overcome challenges and learn new ways to cope. I have over 25 years serving individuals, couples, and families struggling with addictions, self-esteem, behavioral issues, severe mental illness, and more.
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Gita Tewari
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC Verified
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Are you feeling overwhelmed? Do you need support? I utilize a client centered approach to develop trust and rapport with clients and an integrative approach that includes narrative therapy, CBT and mindfulness based on the presenting issues of the client. I also use play therapy to establish rapport with kids.
(847) 750-4965
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Are you feeling overwhelmed? Do you need support? I utilize a client centered approach to develop trust and rapport with clients and an integrative approach that includes narrative therapy, CBT and mindfulness based on the presenting issues of the client. I also use play therapy to establish rapport with kids.
Kristin Patten
Counselor, MA, LCPC Verified
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Do you or your child seem stressed? Not quite sure how you landed where you are? Are you feeling exasperated? Overwhelmed? Everyone can benefit from support! Consider LifePoint as we offer personalized therapy for individuals, youth and their families specializing in those who experienced a negative event(s) and are struggling to manage their emotions and behaviors. This could look like: *tantrums *trouble focusing *acting out in social situations *excessive fear *hard time sleeping *withdrawal *appearing sad or anxious *hard time connecting with others *reenacting bad experience *hard time calming down *lacking self confidence *frequent head aches or stomach aches *emotionally, sexually or physically abused *being bullied *being a child of a divorce.
(224) 623-0654
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Do you or your child seem stressed? Not quite sure how you landed where you are? Are you feeling exasperated? Overwhelmed? Everyone can benefit from support! Consider LifePoint as we offer personalized therapy for individuals, youth and their families specializing in those who experienced a negative event(s) and are struggling to manage their emotions and behaviors. This could look like: *tantrums *trouble focusing *acting out in social situations *excessive fear *hard time sleeping *withdrawal *appearing sad or anxious *hard time connecting with others *reenacting bad experience *hard time calming down *lacking self confidence *frequent head aches or stomach aches *emotionally, sexually or physically abused *being bullied *being a child of a divorce.
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HOPE Child and Family Counseling/Teen & Adult Tx
Counselor, MA, LCPC, RPT-S Verified
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
The counselors at HOPE - Child and Family Counseling/Adolescent and Adult Therapy specialize in therapy to promote emotional healing across the lifespan. We provide an atmosphere of acceptance and hope. Our skills are grounded in interpersonal connections and current interventions in neurobiology, attachment, cognitive-behavioral, trauma, family systems, child/play therapy, drug and alcohol treatment, and more. We apply principles that treat the whole person while knowing that the body, mind, and social world can interplay with how we feel, think, and navigate through life. Locations: Roscoe, IL, Gurnee, IL, and Janesville, WI.
(815) 977-8751
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Gurnee, IL 60031
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The counselors at HOPE - Child and Family Counseling/Adolescent and Adult Therapy specialize in therapy to promote emotional healing across the lifespan. We provide an atmosphere of acceptance and hope. Our skills are grounded in interpersonal connections and current interventions in neurobiology, attachment, cognitive-behavioral, trauma, family systems, child/play therapy, drug and alcohol treatment, and more. We apply principles that treat the whole person while knowing that the body, mind, and social world can interplay with how we feel, think, and navigate through life. Locations: Roscoe, IL, Gurnee, IL, and Janesville, WI.
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Jane Ballis
Counselor, MA, LCPC Verified
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
I treat children, adolescents, couples and family in a variety of therapeutic means. I have used cognitive behavioral, psychodynamic, EMDR, behavioral, and eclectic therapies in addition to others. I also have experience working with behavioral, mood, anxiety, conduct and other specialties. I appreciate diversity and love working with others of various cultures, abilities and races.
(331) 204-1706
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
I treat children, adolescents, couples and family in a variety of therapeutic means. I have used cognitive behavioral, psychodynamic, EMDR, behavioral, and eclectic therapies in addition to others. I also have experience working with behavioral, mood, anxiety, conduct and other specialties. I appreciate diversity and love working with others of various cultures, abilities and races.
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Dearbone Counseling Center Inc.
Counselor, LCPC, LPC, LSOTP, CADC, EMDR Verified
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
My experience and educational background are directly related and have provided me with a well-rounded background in Therapy. I am a Military veteran with 30 plus years of experience working with patients in psychiatric hospitals, state mental health facilities, Illinois Department of Corrections, and in private practice. I am currently licensed to practice in Illinois, Kansas and Georgia. I also provide Tele-health service to Military members overseas (OCONUS).
(708) 462-6361
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
My experience and educational background are directly related and have provided me with a well-rounded background in Therapy. I am a Military veteran with 30 plus years of experience working with patients in psychiatric hospitals, state mental health facilities, Illinois Department of Corrections, and in private practice. I am currently licensed to practice in Illinois, Kansas and Georgia. I also provide Tele-health service to Military members overseas (OCONUS).
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Lori A. Jensen
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Gurnee, IL 60031
I am a licensed clinical psychologist in Barrington, Illinois, with more than 20 years of experience working with adults of all ages, adolescents and families. Whether discouraged or overwhelmed, therapy can help improve the quality of your life. I work with clients who are struggling with anxiety, obsessive thoughts or compulsive behaviors, academic and occupational problems, depression, relationship issues, and the challenges of life transition. With a background in health psychology, I also have expertise in helping clients whose illness or pain interfere with daily living, (e.g., migraine and IBS as well as other chronic illnesses such as cancer, fibromyalgia, diabetes and heart disease.)
(847) 453-9513
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Gurnee, IL 60031
I am a licensed clinical psychologist in Barrington, Illinois, with more than 20 years of experience working with adults of all ages, adolescents and families. Whether discouraged or overwhelmed, therapy can help improve the quality of your life. I work with clients who are struggling with anxiety, obsessive thoughts or compulsive behaviors, academic and occupational problems, depression, relationship issues, and the challenges of life transition. With a background in health psychology, I also have expertise in helping clients whose illness or pain interfere with daily living, (e.g., migraine and IBS as well as other chronic illnesses such as cancer, fibromyalgia, diabetes and heart disease.)
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Cindy McKnight
Counselor, MS, LCPC, NCC, CCTP, EMDR Verified
Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Hello and thank you for taking the time to read my biography. I received my MS in Human Services/Community Counseling. I have 20 years experience in MH and have been successful in working with individuals, couples, families and children. I have a particular clinical area of strength working with teens, women, men and first responders. I am also trained in EMDR level I & II, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Sex Therapy. I can also provide short-term counseling. My clinical approach is evidence based treatment as I am trained to work with various populations. We offer sessions in Libertyville, Gurnee and Buffalo Grove.
(224) 424-4194
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Offers online therapy
Hello and thank you for taking the time to read my biography. I received my MS in Human Services/Community Counseling. I have 20 years experience in MH and have been successful in working with individuals, couples, families and children. I have a particular clinical area of strength working with teens, women, men and first responders. I am also trained in EMDR level I & II, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Sex Therapy. I can also provide short-term counseling. My clinical approach is evidence based treatment as I am trained to work with various populations. We offer sessions in Libertyville, Gurnee and Buffalo Grove.

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Suicidal Ideation Therapists
If you have suicidal thoughts and you're in Gurnee, please call a Gurnee therapists from the list above or, simply call this number 1-800-273-8255 to chat to someone now.

Suicide is a tragic event with strong emotional repercussions for its survivors. Especially for parents of suicide victims, since so many suicides occur amongst young people and teenagers.

Learn more here about teenage suicide and suicide in general. Or contact a therapist in Gurnee who can help with counseling you or a family member or loved one who may have suicidal thoughts or suffer from suicidal ideation -or you just plain fear may take their life.