Susan Ryan-Michalak

Counselor, MA, LCPC, NCC, LBSI

Verified by Psychology Today
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(773) 796-4048

Susan Ryan-Michalak

Counselor, MA, LCPC, NCC, LBSI

Verified by Psychology Today

Location

Orland Park, IL 60462
(773) 796-4048
Offers online therapy

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Announcement icon During this time, we are here for you. You don't have to do this alone. Telehealth and Video Counseling is available. Call at any hour.

About

Telehealth/ Video Counseling now offered. Are you in need to talk to someone right now? I'm here. I AM PASSIONATE about HELPING others with anxiety, depression, self-esteem, trauma, divorce, and life changing events. Are you going through something new, a life changing event that happened or something you have been struggling with for awhile? My goal is to facilitate clients to reach THEIR GOALS in a safe, respectful, non-judgmental environment. I believe everyone can achieve the success they want and feel better. You don't have to do it alone. I am fully trained with many techniques and experience to get you where you want to be.
I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, an EMDR TRAINED CLINICIAN AND A LEARNING BEHAVIOR SPECIALIST with a focus on Individuals, Marriage, Family, and Children. In addition, I provide therapy to help others with their current anxiety from their past or present trauma. I was also a Rainbows facilitator helping children with divorce.
I know school law, how to implement IEP'S/504's and advocate in IEP meetings. I have serviced Autism/ Learning Disabilities/Special Needs population for 16 years, along with social issues, and bullying. I have training in: Play Therapy, children's anxieties, ABA Natural Pairing,and teaching parents how to help their child's behaviors at home,and socially.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $120 - $160
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna and Evernorth
  • ComPsych
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • License: Illinois / 180.009374

Susan Ryan-Michalak's Groups

Anxiety

Helping others learn skills to reduce anxiety.

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Location

Orland Park, IL 60462
(773) 796-4048
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Specialties
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Depression
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Binge Eating Disorders, Life Changing Events,
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality (BPD)
  • Career Counseling
  • Child
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Education and Learning Disabilities
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Hoarding
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Injuries, Allergies, Sexual Abuse, Crisis
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Narcissistic Personality (NPD)
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance (ODD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders (DID)
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Other Racial or Ethnic Background
Age
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Toddler
Communities
  • Cancer
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • EMDR
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Existential
  • Exposure Response Prevention (ERP)
  • Family / Marital
  • Gottman Method
  • I AM AN EMDR TRAINED CLINICIAN
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Play Therapy
  • Prolonged Exposure Therapy
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Sandplay
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Last Modified: 27 Jun 2020
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Susan Ryan-Michalak

Counselor, MA, LCPC, NCC, LBSI