Counselor, MS, LCPC
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"I work primarily with adolescents (ages 10-25), marriages, and men's issues. I currently supervise a team of therapists through Unbroken Family Counseling. I work within this team and, when necessary, work with schools, psychiatrists, and other community resources to help my clients. My ideal client is a teen who doesn't think he/she needs counseling, a marriage that is on the rocks, or a guy dealing with guy stuff (guys know what I'm talking about). If I cant help you I can help find someone who can."
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"I work primarily with adolescents (ages 10-25), marriages, and men's issues. I currently supervise a team of therapists through Unbroken Family Counseling. I work within this team and, when necessary, work with schools, psychiatrists, and other community resources to help my clients. My ideal client is a teen who doesn't think he/she needs counseling, a marriage that is on the rocks, or a guy dealing with guy stuff (guys know what I'm talking about). If I cant help you I can help find someone who can."
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Shawn W Slagle, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, ACSW, QCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"Are you struggling with depression, anxiety, anger, or having marital problems? Change is Possible. Depression and anxiety are treatable. Your quality of life can improve. You are not alone. "
(815) 324-3124
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"Are you struggling with depression, anxiety, anger, or having marital problems? Change is Possible. Depression and anxiety are treatable. Your quality of life can improve. You are not alone. "
Dawn H McCollom, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"My ideal client would consist of a person, couple or family ready, willing and able to put forth the effort needed to make improvements in their lives. Motivation and willingness to change are essential to achieve change."
(815) 993-1614
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"My ideal client would consist of a person, couple or family ready, willing and able to put forth the effort needed to make improvements in their lives. Motivation and willingness to change are essential to achieve change."
Changes Counseling, LLC, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LCPC
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"Hi, I'm Christine Novak, MA, LCPC, of Changes Counseling, LLC. We offer counseling to individuals, couples, youth and families in Rochelle, Mendota, and Oregon Illinois. Changes Counseling has been serving rural Northern Illinois since 2010 with professional, confidential mental health services. With a team of experienced, licensed counselors we know how to help you and your family improve your situation. Our first priority is for you to feel comfortable, listened to, and respected. We have helped hundreds of people through life's challenges. Call us today for an appointment. We look forward to helping your reach your goals."
(815) 828-6752
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"Hi, I'm Christine Novak, MA, LCPC, of Changes Counseling, LLC. We offer counseling to individuals, couples, youth and families in Rochelle, Mendota, and Oregon Illinois. Changes Counseling has been serving rural Northern Illinois since 2010 with professional, confidential mental health services. With a team of experienced, licensed counselors we know how to help you and your family improve your situation. Our first priority is for you to feel comfortable, listened to, and respected. We have helped hundreds of people through life's challenges. Call us today for an appointment. We look forward to helping your reach your goals."
Matthew Evan Sprong, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC, CRC, CADC, CLCP
Verified by Psychology Today
"Oftentimes a client needs to discuss barriers they are experiencing in their lives without judgment. My style of therapy is to integrate a holistic, client-centered approach where the client and myself work collaboratively to identify goals, while also examining barriers that are reducing the accomplishment of the goals. "
(815) 615-9619
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"Oftentimes a client needs to discuss barriers they are experiencing in their lives without judgment. My style of therapy is to integrate a holistic, client-centered approach where the client and myself work collaboratively to identify goals, while also examining barriers that are reducing the accomplishment of the goals. "
Rebecca Amble, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"I integrate a variety theoretical models to my therapeutic approach. Holistic, patient- centered therapy goals, are solution focused and include: creating new problem solving skills through behavior modification, improving interpersonal relationships through distress tolerance, and establishing self- awareness through emotion regulation. As a therapist, I strive to establish a partnership with my patients. I believe when a positive connection is made the patient has the ability to trust. My professional goal is to incorporate evidence-based practices in order to provide proof that change is occurring."
(815) 669-4649
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"I integrate a variety theoretical models to my therapeutic approach. Holistic, patient- centered therapy goals, are solution focused and include: creating new problem solving skills through behavior modification, improving interpersonal relationships through distress tolerance, and establishing self- awareness through emotion regulation. As a therapist, I strive to establish a partnership with my patients. I believe when a positive connection is made the patient has the ability to trust. My professional goal is to incorporate evidence-based practices in order to provide proof that change is occurring."
Melissa Sallee, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC, NCC, MA, CCTP
Verified by Psychology Today
"Are you struggling with your relationships? Is your mental health suffering from the anxiety or depression you carry? Sometimes the first step to finding peace in your life is making that first phone call. Counseling can help immensely with situations that may otherwise feel hopeless. Let’s work together to help you work towards the state of wellness you are searching for. "
(309) 807-3850
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"Are you struggling with your relationships? Is your mental health suffering from the anxiety or depression you carry? Sometimes the first step to finding peace in your life is making that first phone call. Counseling can help immensely with situations that may otherwise feel hopeless. Let’s work together to help you work towards the state of wellness you are searching for. "
Hudson Clinical Counseling, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC, MS, CADC
Verified by Psychology Today
"First Responders deserve a counselor that understands their unique needs. I am dedicated to using my specialization in substance abuse, pediatric death and PTSD/Trauma to help our first responders move forward. I'm an experienced presenter about first-responder related emotional wellness issues, including anxiety, depression, substance abuse, pediatric death, cancer, retirement and PTSD. "
(630) 360-8604
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"First Responders deserve a counselor that understands their unique needs. I am dedicated to using my specialization in substance abuse, pediatric death and PTSD/Trauma to help our first responders move forward. I'm an experienced presenter about first-responder related emotional wellness issues, including anxiety, depression, substance abuse, pediatric death, cancer, retirement and PTSD. "
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"I specialize in helping couples keep their commitments to lifelong marriage or partnership wherever possible-- restoring friendships, managing conflict, healing relationship hurts and traumas, supporting each other's life dreams, and reconnecting again over what it means to do life together. My practice includes helping couples prepare for marriage, providing consultation for those with relationship questions and concerns, and providing therapy for couples in distress. I have increasingly embraced the belief that connection with others is what makes life meaningful and that relationships are worth the effort. My training encompasses several therapy approaches."
(815) 290-0263
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"I specialize in helping couples keep their commitments to lifelong marriage or partnership wherever possible-- restoring friendships, managing conflict, healing relationship hurts and traumas, supporting each other's life dreams, and reconnecting again over what it means to do life together. My practice includes helping couples prepare for marriage, providing consultation for those with relationship questions and concerns, and providing therapy for couples in distress. I have increasingly embraced the belief that connection with others is what makes life meaningful and that relationships are worth the effort. My training encompasses several therapy approaches."
Deborah Wilke, Counselor
Counselor, EdD, LCPC, FAPA
Verified by Psychology Today
"What? Me go to therapy? Yep. Every car functions better with a tune-up! I am the Founder and Owner of Compassionate Counseling. The practice was given this name because that is what I offer clients who are seeking professional help. The predominant specialty of my practice is treating those with gender identity concerns or sexual orientation issues. I am proud to have founded the first-ever professionally facilitated support group for transgender individuals in Illinois. I am also committed to helping those who have survived the loss of a loved one through death or the death of a relationship, as well as those have survived trauma."
(630) 914-6286
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"What? Me go to therapy? Yep. Every car functions better with a tune-up! I am the Founder and Owner of Compassionate Counseling. The practice was given this name because that is what I offer clients who are seeking professional help. The predominant specialty of my practice is treating those with gender identity concerns or sexual orientation issues. I am proud to have founded the first-ever professionally facilitated support group for transgender individuals in Illinois. I am also committed to helping those who have survived the loss of a loved one through death or the death of a relationship, as well as those have survived trauma."
Christy Lincoln, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
"*Serving Illinois residents via phone and video therapy* Do you want to feel better? I can help. You intuitively know what you need to do. I can provide proven, solution-focused techniques to help you get there. I love seeing my clients go from mere survival to actively thriving: doing what they always knew they could do. I specialize in narcissistic abuse recovery."
(773) 386-4414
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"*Serving Illinois residents via phone and video therapy* Do you want to feel better? I can help. You intuitively know what you need to do. I can provide proven, solution-focused techniques to help you get there. I love seeing my clients go from mere survival to actively thriving: doing what they always knew they could do. I specialize in narcissistic abuse recovery."
Olena Hartline, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"I see children, adolescents and adults for individual therapy, family therapy and couples therapy. I utilize a client centered approach where I give unconditional positive regard to my clients in a non-judgmental therapeutic setting. I have seen clients meet their treatment goals and develop positive coping skills to effectively manage their distressing symptoms. The greatest gift of therapy is the therapeutic alliance between the therapist and the client that elicits change and allows the client to use the tools that they have learned to make lifelong gains."
(630) 674-3477
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"I see children, adolescents and adults for individual therapy, family therapy and couples therapy. I utilize a client centered approach where I give unconditional positive regard to my clients in a non-judgmental therapeutic setting. I have seen clients meet their treatment goals and develop positive coping skills to effectively manage their distressing symptoms. The greatest gift of therapy is the therapeutic alliance between the therapist and the client that elicits change and allows the client to use the tools that they have learned to make lifelong gains."
Priscilla Brinkman, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"Experiences of grief and loss occur throughout the life span.The response to these experiences is unique and personal. I believe everyone has a story which is important to tell. As a therapist I work to create a trusting environment in which to tell that story. It is in the understanding of the story one can discover solutions to problems, acceptance of the past and hope for the future."
(630) 471-2117
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"Experiences of grief and loss occur throughout the life span.The response to these experiences is unique and personal. I believe everyone has a story which is important to tell. As a therapist I work to create a trusting environment in which to tell that story. It is in the understanding of the story one can discover solutions to problems, acceptance of the past and hope for the future."
Kimberly C Rhodes, Counselor
Counselor, MS, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
""Most people come to counseling to find out what's wrong with them. I say, come on in, shut the door, find a comfortable place and let's find out what's right with you". After completing my internship at a not for profit agency, I was hired serving 12 years and then went on to serve as Clinical Director for another 4 years. My specialty is working with trauma, PTSD, and Anxiety. My strength is in treating people according to their need and getting to the root of the issues bothering them."
(630) 756-5954
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""Most people come to counseling to find out what's wrong with them. I say, come on in, shut the door, find a comfortable place and let's find out what's right with you". After completing my internship at a not for profit agency, I was hired serving 12 years and then went on to serve as Clinical Director for another 4 years. My specialty is working with trauma, PTSD, and Anxiety. My strength is in treating people according to their need and getting to the root of the issues bothering them."
Heather A Johnson, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"At Oswego Wellness we understand that psychological struggles can feel so isolating, yet are experienced by everyone at various points in our lives. We want to partner with you to create a treatment plan that encompasses the very idea of wellness--in all of the facets of your life that matter most to you. The ultimate goal of treatment is to reduce your suffering, so that you can live your most meaningful and fulfilling life. We are happy to answer any of your questions to help decide if our practice could be beneficial to you."
(630) 313-2696
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"At Oswego Wellness we understand that psychological struggles can feel so isolating, yet are experienced by everyone at various points in our lives. We want to partner with you to create a treatment plan that encompasses the very idea of wellness--in all of the facets of your life that matter most to you. The ultimate goal of treatment is to reduce your suffering, so that you can live your most meaningful and fulfilling life. We are happy to answer any of your questions to help decide if our practice could be beneficial to you."
Monique L. Heilemeier, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today
"My approach involves helping you understand the influence of all life experiences on your beliefs, perceptions, and functioning in the world. I believe that a comfortable, nonjudgmental, and supportive relationship is the foundation for a positive experience in therapy and that you are the expert in your world and will respect your opinions and beliefs. I am trained in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems, Internal Family Systems, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy as a foundation for services. In addition, I use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. "
(815) 426-9943 x100
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"My approach involves helping you understand the influence of all life experiences on your beliefs, perceptions, and functioning in the world. I believe that a comfortable, nonjudgmental, and supportive relationship is the foundation for a positive experience in therapy and that you are the expert in your world and will respect your opinions and beliefs. I am trained in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems, Internal Family Systems, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy as a foundation for services. In addition, I use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. "
Gita Mahanti, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, LSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"Therapy involves empathy, a nonjudgmental attitude and the creation of a safe space where you learn to break free of old ideas and patterns that are restricting your happiness. The relationship between the therapist and the client is the foundation for therapeutic change. I value the impact of one’s culture and life circumstances all the while recognizing the importance of one’s relationships and sense of belonging. I know the importance of needing to be acknowledged during life’s most difficult times. I strive to provide an atmosphere of warmth to foster unconditional regard and a deeper understanding of life’s problems."
(331) 321-4656
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"Therapy involves empathy, a nonjudgmental attitude and the creation of a safe space where you learn to break free of old ideas and patterns that are restricting your happiness. The relationship between the therapist and the client is the foundation for therapeutic change. I value the impact of one’s culture and life circumstances all the while recognizing the importance of one’s relationships and sense of belonging. I know the importance of needing to be acknowledged during life’s most difficult times. I strive to provide an atmosphere of warmth to foster unconditional regard and a deeper understanding of life’s problems."
Richard Keezer, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today
"I help teenagers and young adults process life's stressors. These fundamental years of our lives contain some of life's biggest decisions and events. Whether it is school, family, or relationships, we are pulled in countless directions during this developmental period. Anxiety, depression, and mental illness can occur amidst this chaos, making life only harder. Counseling is the response to these feelings. "
(603) 728-4196 x702
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"I help teenagers and young adults process life's stressors. These fundamental years of our lives contain some of life's biggest decisions and events. Whether it is school, family, or relationships, we are pulled in countless directions during this developmental period. Anxiety, depression, and mental illness can occur amidst this chaos, making life only harder. Counseling is the response to these feelings. "
Matthew Goles, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
"The relationship between a client and a counselor is important. It is necessary for there to be trust with your counselor and to communicate openly and honestly with each other. That honesty and supportive connection can make a difference. Everyone goes through challenging times, during these times most can benefit from support with problems that seem beyond our control. Together, you and I will work to explore the causes of stress in your life and make a plan to effectively manage them and prevent them from resurfacing again."
(312) 548-3574
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"The relationship between a client and a counselor is important. It is necessary for there to be trust with your counselor and to communicate openly and honestly with each other. That honesty and supportive connection can make a difference. Everyone goes through challenging times, during these times most can benefit from support with problems that seem beyond our control. Together, you and I will work to explore the causes of stress in your life and make a plan to effectively manage them and prevent them from resurfacing again."
Shawn Tessmer, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, NCC, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
"“Our lives can become messy things. When this happens many of us invest the majority of our energy into holding our exterior lives together; while throwing the scraps to our internal life. I practice from the belief that when we are lost in the emotional weeds it is faster and less painful to have a guide who knows the ‘weedlands’ counsel us back to emotional ‘civilization’ than it is to wander in the hopes of stumbling onto a healthier path. I strive to provide counseling with warmth, peace, joy, hope, and love by accepting who you are where you are while being mindful of your hopes and goals.” "
(630) 381-5689
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"“Our lives can become messy things. When this happens many of us invest the majority of our energy into holding our exterior lives together; while throwing the scraps to our internal life. I practice from the belief that when we are lost in the emotional weeds it is faster and less painful to have a guide who knows the ‘weedlands’ counsel us back to emotional ‘civilization’ than it is to wander in the hopes of stumbling onto a healthier path. I strive to provide counseling with warmth, peace, joy, hope, and love by accepting who you are where you are while being mindful of your hopes and goals.” "

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Video Game Addiction in 61342

The current DSM doesn't recognize video game addiction as a diagnosable addiction. But the patterns of behavior can make parenting a kid or teen who's video gaming difficult.

Get help form a therapist in 61342 with a teen or child who's patterns of behavior include:

1) Craving more game time, no matter how much they've already played.
2) Chronic dry eyes.
3) Friends stop calling and coming by to hang out.
4) No shower or change of clothes for days.
5) Gets upset if someone suggests they might have a problem with video games.
6) Rarely leaves the house because they feel like they're missing out on something that might be happening in the video games.
7) Spends entire allowance on video game hardware and software.
8) Lies to parents about how often they play games or video games.
9) Skips doing chores to keep video gaming.
10) When not at the computer, they're irritable and snappy.

For more on video game addiction, see Unplugged - a video game addiction blogout on something that might be happening in the video games.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in 61342 are able to work with a wide range of issues.

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in 61342 you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in 61342 and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in 61342 or family therapy in 61342.