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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Video Game Addiction
Peer Relationships
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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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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."
Changes Counseling, LLC, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
"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. "
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."
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. "
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. "
Brian W Rooney, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
"I enjoy working with people who are ready to make their lives feel and work better. Whether it is healing old wounds, learning new ways, or adjusting our roles and communication with others, we have the capacity to be happier and under less strain. While personal struggles are no fun, they are almost always real opportunities for growth. Since we have to do it ourselves, but can't usually do it alone, I relish being a collaborator with someone who is learning to feel better and grow."
(630) 557-6443
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"I enjoy working with people who are ready to make their lives feel and work better. Whether it is healing old wounds, learning new ways, or adjusting our roles and communication with others, we have the capacity to be happier and under less strain. While personal struggles are no fun, they are almost always real opportunities for growth. Since we have to do it ourselves, but can't usually do it alone, I relish being a collaborator with someone who is learning to feel better and grow."
Christine Creighton, Art Therapist
Art Therapist, LCPC, ATR-BC
Verified by Psychology Today
"The focus of my art therapy practice is to help clients navigate life's challenges through self expression, processing emotions, increasing coping strategies, and fostering creative problem solving. I specialize in working with children and adolescents facing emotional or behavioral challenges including: school issues, mood disorders, grief/loss, trauma, low self esteem, communication issues, autism spectrum disorder, and developmental disabilities. I am also an ADHD Certified Clinical Services Provider (ADHD-CCSP)."
(630) 318-2112
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"The focus of my art therapy practice is to help clients navigate life's challenges through self expression, processing emotions, increasing coping strategies, and fostering creative problem solving. I specialize in working with children and adolescents facing emotional or behavioral challenges including: school issues, mood disorders, grief/loss, trauma, low self esteem, communication issues, autism spectrum disorder, and developmental disabilities. I am also an ADHD Certified Clinical Services Provider (ADHD-CCSP)."
Diana L Slaviero, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
"I work best with clients who respond well to empathy, honesty, insight, and humor. People are incredibly resilient and are capable of overcoming great adversity to achieve satisfying lives. Those who are ready to commit to the counseling process will certainly benefit the most from my approach. Life satisfaction often depends upon being fulfilled in your personal life and your work life. Therefore, personal and career counseling can be helpful. I provide personal counseling to adults (18 and older) and career assessment to adolescents and adults (15 and older). A supportive environment and an affirming therapy approach are offered to individuals in the LGBTQ community."
(630) 405-8633
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"I work best with clients who respond well to empathy, honesty, insight, and humor. People are incredibly resilient and are capable of overcoming great adversity to achieve satisfying lives. Those who are ready to commit to the counseling process will certainly benefit the most from my approach. Life satisfaction often depends upon being fulfilled in your personal life and your work life. Therefore, personal and career counseling can be helpful. I provide personal counseling to adults (18 and older) and career assessment to adolescents and adults (15 and older). A supportive environment and an affirming therapy approach are offered to individuals in the LGBTQ community."
Buffy Cramer-Hammann, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
"For over a decade I have worked with Adult and Adolescent Patients coping with various Life Challenges. I maintain a supportive and collaborative therapeutic relationship with my Patients as they negotiate their identified challenge areas. Specific areas of focus within my practice are Life Stage Challenges; Grief and Loss; Fertility and Postpartum; and Anxiety and Depression. Over the last five years, I have incorporated Animal Assisted Psychotherapy with my Canine Co-therapists. While not all sessions are appropriate for Animal Assisted Psychotherapy, the addition of Canine Co-therapists has been met with positive feedback."
(630) 560-6740
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"For over a decade I have worked with Adult and Adolescent Patients coping with various Life Challenges. I maintain a supportive and collaborative therapeutic relationship with my Patients as they negotiate their identified challenge areas. Specific areas of focus within my practice are Life Stage Challenges; Grief and Loss; Fertility and Postpartum; and Anxiety and Depression. Over the last five years, I have incorporated Animal Assisted Psychotherapy with my Canine Co-therapists. While not all sessions are appropriate for Animal Assisted Psychotherapy, the addition of Canine Co-therapists has been met with positive feedback."
Johanna Jameson, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
"Johanna is the founder of Memory Farm a farm-based adult day center for those living with Alzheimer's and related diseases. Compassion and creativity are at the heart of Johanna's practice. At the farm, her clients engage in purpose fulfilling​ activities such as gardening and animal therapy. Johanna takes this same approach to her counseling clients. Johanna believes that every person's journey is unique and caters her services to the individual. To learn more about the Memory Farm please see our website memoryfarmllc.com or email us at memoryfarm85@gmail.com"
(331) 244-5276
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"Johanna is the founder of Memory Farm a farm-based adult day center for those living with Alzheimer's and related diseases. Compassion and creativity are at the heart of Johanna's practice. At the farm, her clients engage in purpose fulfilling​ activities such as gardening and animal therapy. Johanna takes this same approach to her counseling clients. Johanna believes that every person's journey is unique and caters her services to the individual. To learn more about the Memory Farm please see our website memoryfarmllc.com or email us at memoryfarm85@gmail.com"
Samantha Bill-Erlenbaugh, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
"My name is Samantha and I specialize in helping those who struggle with anxiety and uncontrollable stress that leads to feeling overwhelmed, insecure, difficulty focusing, racing thoughts, and trouble sleeping. When these clients work with me we are able to end their anxiety by using real strategies that get real results. I love teaching my clients how to build awareness into their anxiety and then turn that into action to actually work through it. My clients leave therapy having complete control and confidence in all areas of their life. "
(708) 623-6025 x102
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"My name is Samantha and I specialize in helping those who struggle with anxiety and uncontrollable stress that leads to feeling overwhelmed, insecure, difficulty focusing, racing thoughts, and trouble sleeping. When these clients work with me we are able to end their anxiety by using real strategies that get real results. I love teaching my clients how to build awareness into their anxiety and then turn that into action to actually work through it. My clients leave therapy having complete control and confidence in all areas of their life. "
Kristy Cahill, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today
"ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS! I earned my Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Capella University. I earned my Bachelors in Psychology from University of Phoenix. My experience comes from a mixture of areas such as community health centers, outpatient services in substance use, as well as work with my university in various counseling settings. I believe that each individual is unique in that one approach does not fit all. I use a combination of client-centered, cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness based, and humanistic approaches to help the client reach goals."
(331) 999-6168
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"ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS! I earned my Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Capella University. I earned my Bachelors in Psychology from University of Phoenix. My experience comes from a mixture of areas such as community health centers, outpatient services in substance use, as well as work with my university in various counseling settings. I believe that each individual is unique in that one approach does not fit all. I use a combination of client-centered, cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness based, and humanistic approaches to help the client reach goals."
Alex E McKibbin MS LCPC, Counselor
Counselor, MS, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
"I enjoy working with children, adolescents, and adults who are comfortable with a one on one approach to counseling. Working with children in therapy always involves working with the parents. As with adolescents, providing them with a sense of privacy and trust is something I try to develop from the very beginning. For adults, privacy, confidentiality, and respect occur in a atmosphere of warmth and patience. If you are dealing with Attention Deficit Disorder, Depression, Anxiety, Panic attacks, Bipolar Disorder, or Post Traumatic Stress, I am sure you will find the relief you are looking for at my office."
(630) 456-2519
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"I enjoy working with children, adolescents, and adults who are comfortable with a one on one approach to counseling. Working with children in therapy always involves working with the parents. As with adolescents, providing them with a sense of privacy and trust is something I try to develop from the very beginning. For adults, privacy, confidentiality, and respect occur in a atmosphere of warmth and patience. If you are dealing with Attention Deficit Disorder, Depression, Anxiety, Panic attacks, Bipolar Disorder, or Post Traumatic Stress, I am sure you will find the relief you are looking for at my office."
Dianne Grande, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
"I am a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice. I have worked with individuals, couples, and families in the western suburbs of Chicago for over 25 years. For nine of those years, I was also a consultant for several assisted-living facilities, where I advised staff and counseled residents along with their families. The majority of my experience has been working with individuals experiencing depression, anxiety disorders, and relationship problems."
(630) 318-2836
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"I am a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice. I have worked with individuals, couples, and families in the western suburbs of Chicago for over 25 years. For nine of those years, I was also a consultant for several assisted-living facilities, where I advised staff and counseled residents along with their families. The majority of my experience has been working with individuals experiencing depression, anxiety disorders, and relationship problems."
Jessica M Dergance, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, ACSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"I believe that therapy provides an opportunity for healing and growth. I focus on cultivating a nonjudgmental and supportive environment that opens the door to self-discovery. Working together to understand what might be getting you "stuck" in reaching your goals. We will focus on a balance of relieving specific symptoms that you are experiencing as well as finding the root causes of those symptoms to empower you with lasting insight. Many times the challenges that you are facing are rooted in the complexities of the relationships in your life. We will work to identify these issues and resolve them, promoting promote lasting change."
(815) 390-4972
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"I believe that therapy provides an opportunity for healing and growth. I focus on cultivating a nonjudgmental and supportive environment that opens the door to self-discovery. Working together to understand what might be getting you "stuck" in reaching your goals. We will focus on a balance of relieving specific symptoms that you are experiencing as well as finding the root causes of those symptoms to empower you with lasting insight. Many times the challenges that you are facing are rooted in the complexities of the relationships in your life. We will work to identify these issues and resolve them, promoting promote lasting change."
Sylvia Ortiz-Kennedy, Clinical Social Worker
BSW, MSW, QMHP
Verified by Psychology Today
"I understand the struggle and all that it takes to keep your head-up during times of feeling hopelessness, while living in a reality that lacks understanding, support, and coping skills. Finding a therapist can feel overwhelming and challenging. Taking that first step in searching, for someone, to talk to is moving in the direction, of finding peace, hope, and positive change. I am an empathetic, and attuned therapist providing guidance and support to those desirous of change and resolution. "
(331) 256-2094
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"I understand the struggle and all that it takes to keep your head-up during times of feeling hopelessness, while living in a reality that lacks understanding, support, and coping skills. Finding a therapist can feel overwhelming and challenging. Taking that first step in searching, for someone, to talk to is moving in the direction, of finding peace, hope, and positive change. I am an empathetic, and attuned therapist providing guidance and support to those desirous of change and resolution. "
Action Consulting and Therapy, LLC, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC, CADC
Verified by Psychology Today
"Sarah has an eclectic approach to therapy, utilizing various styles that are needed by her clients to overcome and grow through a particular challenge they are experiencing. Sarah is passionate about using experiences and adventure during the therapeutic process. Through activities, client's engage in authentic learning and are able to practice new skills within the session to gain confidence. As long as the weather is conducive, she and her clients can often be found outdoors. Overall, Sarah leans towards a very goal-orientated style that incorporates the family system when available."
(630) 672-5264
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"Sarah has an eclectic approach to therapy, utilizing various styles that are needed by her clients to overcome and grow through a particular challenge they are experiencing. Sarah is passionate about using experiences and adventure during the therapeutic process. Through activities, client's engage in authentic learning and are able to practice new skills within the session to gain confidence. As long as the weather is conducive, she and her clients can often be found outdoors. Overall, Sarah leans towards a very goal-orientated style that incorporates the family system when available."
Barbara A Hallstrom, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with many years of experience which include counseling for individuals, couples, families, and adolescent in the Rockford and surrounding areas. I received my Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Illinois ten years after being widowed with five children at home. I am certified in gereatric counseling and EMDR. I specialize in bereavement both for couples, families, and individuals."
(815) 661-2431
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"I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with many years of experience which include counseling for individuals, couples, families, and adolescent in the Rockford and surrounding areas. I received my Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Illinois ten years after being widowed with five children at home. I am certified in gereatric counseling and EMDR. I specialize in bereavement both for couples, families, and individuals."

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Video Game Addiction Therapists
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.