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Dr. Vernice L. Wright
Dr. Vernice L. Wright
Licensed Professional Counselor, LCPC, NCC, CADC, COPD, CAMS-II

Dr. Vernice L. Wright

Licensed Professional Counselor, LCPC, NCC, CADC, COPD, CAMS-II (she, her)

Verified by Psychology Today Verified by Psychology Today
3 Endorsed
2504 Washington St, Suite 300 C/D, Waukegan, IL 60085
Let's Connect (224) 231-6282
I have over 23 years of experience in the Mental Health (e.g. mood disorders), Substance Abuse, and counseling profession. I utilize a holistic approach to therapy to the community. Working with individuals, families, and Veterans has always been my passion. I utilize a variety of therapeutic approaches and interventions to meet individual and family needs. I am strongly suited in Person-Centered therapy with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy techniques. The "Truth will set you free" so come to Truth Youth & Family Services, LLC and partner with me in helping you gain mental/emotional freedom to live a productive life.
I obtained my doctorate degree at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology, Argosy University. I specialize in individual, group, family therapy since 2000. I work various populations (e.g. individuals, youth, families, homelessness, mental health, addictions, veterans, ex-offenders). I'm a licensed in many areas to meet the needs of clients.
I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who Major in Psychology, Multi-Cultural Counseling, and Addictions. I am certified in PTSD, Dual Diagnosis, Anger Management, DUI & grief counseling. I worked with adolescent, adults, and drug courts for the past 15 years. I am multi-culturally competent and skilled with various diverse populations.
Call or Dr. Vernice L. Wright now for a free 15 minute consultation - (224) 231-6282

My Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

Truth Youth & Family Services, LLC

2504 Washington St

Suite 300 C/D

Waukegan, IL 60085

(224) 231-6282
I specialize in Dual Diagnosis, Addiction and Trauma and PTSD 
$90 Per Session, I accept insurance 
I see individuals, families and groups  
Let's Connect (224) 231-6282

My Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

Truth Youth & Family Services, LLC

2504 Washington St

Suite 300 C/D

Waukegan, IL 60085

(224) 231-6282
I specialize in Dual Diagnosis, Addiction and Trauma and PTSD 
$90 Per Session, I accept insurance 
I see individuals, families and groups  

Finances

Fees

  • Individual Sessions $90
  • Couple Sessions $180
  • Pay by ACH Bank transfer, Cash, Check, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa, Wire, Zelle

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem | Elevance
  • BCBS PPO
  • Blue Care Network
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueChoice (BCBS)
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Optum
  • TRICARE
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
  • Out of Network
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Medicare and Medicaid is not covered at my agency. However, there is a $35 flat rate fee for medicaid, medicare, and unemployed clients.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (224) 231-6282
Dr. Vernice L. Wright
Licensed Professional Counselor, LCPC, NCC, CADC, COPD, CAMS-II
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Medicare and Medicaid is not covered at my agency. However, there is a $35 flat rate fee for medicaid, medicare, and unemployed clients.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (224) 231-6282
Dr. Vernice L. Wright
Licensed Professional Counselor, LCPC, NCC, CADC, COPD, CAMS-II

Qualifications

  • Verified by Psychology Today Licensed by State of Illinois / 180.009793 Dr. Vernice L. Wright
  • In Practice for 24 Years
  • Certificate from IAODAPCA CADC & MISA-I #21481 / 2002
  • Certificate from National Board of Cert. Counselors (NBCC) National Certified Counselor / 2015
  • Attended Illinois School of Professional Psychology- Argosy, Doctorate Degree, Graduated 2017
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (224) 231-6282
Dr. Vernice L. Wright
Licensed Professional Counselor, LCPC, NCC, CADC, COPD, CAMS-II
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (224) 231-6282
Dr. Vernice L. Wright
Licensed Professional Counselor, LCPC, NCC, CADC, COPD, CAMS-II

Specialties and Expertise

Top Specialties

  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Addiction
  • Trauma and PTSD

Expertise

  • ADHD
  • Anger Management
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Grief
  • LGBT
  • Mood Disorders
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Psychosis
  • Relationship Issues
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
Do these issues align with your needs? or (224) 231-6282
Dr. Vernice L. Wright
Licensed Professional Counselor, LCPC, NCC, CADC, COPD, CAMS-II
Do these issues align with your needs? or (224) 231-6282
Dr. Vernice L. Wright
Licensed Professional Counselor, LCPC, NCC, CADC, COPD, CAMS-II

Client Focus

Age

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

Participants

Individuals
Family
Group

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Gay Allied
Veterans

Ethnicity

Black and African American
Other Racial or Ethnic Background

I also speak

I have a translator for the Hispanic Population

Age

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

Participants

Individuals
Family
Group

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Gay Allied
Veterans

Ethnicity

Black and African American
Other Racial or Ethnic Background

I also speak

I have a translator for the Hispanic Population

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Anger Management
  • Art Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Family Systems
  • Integrative
  • Intervention
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Person-Centered Therapy
  • Play Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Trauma Focused
  • Veterans Reintegration
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (224) 231-6282
Dr. Vernice L. Wright
Licensed Professional Counselor, LCPC, NCC, CADC, COPD, CAMS-II
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (224) 231-6282
Dr. Vernice L. Wright
Licensed Professional Counselor, LCPC, NCC, CADC, COPD, CAMS-II

Groups

Location

Primary Location

Truth Youth & Family Services, LLC

2504 Washington St

Suite 300 C/D

Waukegan, IL 60085

(224) 231-6282
Call for a free consultation now - (224) 231-6282
Dr. Vernice L. Wright
Licensed Professional Counselor, LCPC, NCC, CADC, COPD, CAMS-II
Call for a free consultation now - (224) 231-6282
Dr. Vernice L. Wright
Licensed Professional Counselor, LCPC, NCC, CADC, COPD, CAMS-II
Last Modified: 24 Aug 2023