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The Good Life
The Good Life
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC, BC-DMT
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The Good Life

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC, BC-DMT (she, her)

Verified by Psychology Today Verified by Psychology Today
1 Endorsed
Evanston, IL 60202
Let's Connect (847) 499-1407
Vanessa is a dedicated therapist in Chicago, holding a master's degree in Clinical Psychology and licensures as a Board Certified Dance Movement (BC-DMT) Therapist and a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) and is completing her doctorate in Expressive Arts Therapy. Vanessa radiates warmth and spunk. It’s not unusual for her clients to experience an array of emotions: crying, laughter, sadness, and hope; all within a single session.
Through all of the highs and the lows of your mental health journey, Vanessa provides a space that not only allows you to logically understand what you’re experiencing, but to physiologically feel the difference in the shifts that you are creating.
Whether you are navigating emotional challenges, life transitions, or striving to reconnect with inner strength, Vanessa will offer unwavering support and guide you towards mental and emotional harmony.
Call or The Good Life now for a free 15 minute consultation - (847) 499-1407

Practice at a Glance

Available online only

The Good Life

Evanston, IL 60202

(847) 499-1407
I am primarily offering HIPAA-compliant telehealth sessions.
I specialize in Anxiety, Depression and Trauma and PTSD 
$120 Per Session, I accept insurance 
Individual one-on-one therapy 
Excited to start this journey with you!
The Good Life
Let's Connect (847) 499-1407

Practice at a Glance

Available online only

The Good Life

Evanston, IL 60202

(847) 499-1407
I am primarily offering HIPAA-compliant telehealth sessions.
I specialize in Anxiety, Depression and Trauma and PTSD 
$120 Per Session, I accept insurance 
Individual one-on-one therapy 
Excited to start this journey with you!
The Good Life

Finances

Fees

  • Individual Sessions $120
  • Sliding scale: apply if you may be eligible
  • Pay by American Express, Cash, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa

Insurance

  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Optum
  • Out of Network
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I am in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO & Optum, & I can also provide a superbill for my out-of-network clients and help with reimbursement. Please reach out with any questions, we're happy to work with you to keep therapy affordable.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (847) 499-1407
The Good Life
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC, BC-DMT
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I am in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO & Optum, & I can also provide a superbill for my out-of-network clients and help with reimbursement. Please reach out with any questions, we're happy to work with you to keep therapy affordable.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (847) 499-1407
The Good Life
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC, BC-DMT

Qualifications

    Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor: Vanessa Rae De Leon
  • Verified by Psychology Today Licensed by State of Illinois / 180.013474 Vanessa Rae De Leon
  • In Practice for 8 Years
  • Certificate from American Dance Therapy Association 2018
  • Attended Roosevelt University Chicago, MA Clinical Psychology (Counseling Practice), Graduated 2016
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Board Certified Dance Movement Therapist (BC-DMT-1452), Completed ICF training for Life Coaching
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (847) 499-1407
The Good Life
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC, BC-DMT
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Board Certified Dance Movement Therapist (BC-DMT-1452), Completed ICF training for Life Coaching
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (847) 499-1407
The Good Life
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC, BC-DMT

Specialties and Expertise

Top Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma and PTSD

Expertise

  • Addiction
  • ADHD
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bisexual
  • Child
  • Chronic Pain
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Education and Learning Disabilities
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Lesbian
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Psychosis
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Transgender
  • Women's Issues
Do these issues align with your needs? or (847) 499-1407
The Good Life
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC, BC-DMT
Do these issues align with your needs? or (847) 499-1407
The Good Life
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC, BC-DMT

Endorsement

Lauren Hallerud
Lauren Hallerud
Licensed Professional CounselorMALPCNCC
Vanessa is a multifaceted talented and well trained professional with so many ways to aide in supporting clients and helping them in their therapeutic journey. She is wonderful to work with!

Client Focus

Age

Children (6 to 10)
Preteen
Teen
Adults

Participants

Individuals

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Body Positivity
Gay Allied
Intersex Allied
Lesbian Allied
Little Person Allied
Non-Binary Allied
Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
Queer Allied
Racial Justice Allied
Sex Worker Allied
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
Transgender Allied
Veterans

Ethnicity

Asian
Pacific Islander

Age

Children (6 to 10)
Preteen
Teen
Adults

Participants

Individuals

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Body Positivity
Gay Allied
Intersex Allied
Lesbian Allied
Little Person Allied
Non-Binary Allied
Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
Queer Allied
Racial Justice Allied
Sex Worker Allied
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
Transgender Allied
Veterans

Ethnicity

Asian
Pacific Islander

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA)
  • Attachment-based
  • Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Cognitive Processing (CPT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dance Movement Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Existential
  • Expressive Arts
  • Family Systems
  • Feminist
  • Humanistic
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Narrative
  • Person-Centered
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Somatic
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (847) 499-1407
The Good Life
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC, BC-DMT
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (847) 499-1407
The Good Life
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC, BC-DMT

Location

Primary Location

The Good Life

Evanston, IL 60202

(847) 499-1407

Nearby Areas

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I am primarily offering HIPAA-compliant telehealth sessions.
Call for a free consultation now - (847) 499-1407
The Good Life
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC, BC-DMT
"
I am primarily offering HIPAA-compliant telehealth sessions.
Call for a free consultation now - (847) 499-1407
The Good Life
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC, BC-DMT
Last Modified: 22 Mar 2024