Career Counseling and Coaching in Highland Park, Illinois.

Find a top rated career therapist or coach in Highland Park, IL specializing in assessment, strategizing, personal marketing, workplace issues and goal-setting.


Charles Hughes, MA, LCPC, DCC
Career Counselor

Charles Hughes, MA, LCPC, DCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Tele-Counselor

In 60301 - Nearby to Highland Park.

Finding or changing a career is more about your self-image than anything else. Ask me. I changed careers in my 50’s. “What do you want to do?” is only the first question. How do you want to live is the important question. Let me use my personal experience to help you through the fears and self-doubts that come with making a major change in your life. I can tell you this: if you are waiting until you have no doubts, you will wait forever. By the way, if you are retired or planning retirement, that is a career change. It was fun getting up every morning with nothing on the agenda, for, what, six months? Then you got up thinking about what the rest of your life was about. Come explore this.

Richard Cohen, Ph.D
Career Counselor

Richard Cohen, Ph.D

Clinical Psychologist

In 60201 - Nearby to Highland Park.

Career counseling first requires an understanding of who you are, what your dreams are and the pros and cons of you present approach. I will refer you for testing if we need the kind of information that only testing can provide, often from a guidance counselor or Psychologist. I find doing this very rewarding in helping people find direction or meaning in their choices.

Donna Marie Desai, LCPC
Career Counselor

Donna Marie Desai, LCPC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

In 60154 - Nearby to Highland Park.

I specialize in helping gifted, talented, and/or highly sensitive adults with the unique challenges they face. This often includes issues around career, work environment, and the difficulty of choosing one specialty when multi-talented. I provide support and strategies for the individual who is outside the norms of general society and needs to design a work-life that most enjoyably and effectively uses their talents.

Paula Mathiasen, LCPC
Career Counselor

Paula Mathiasen, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60004 - Nearby to Highland Park.

I am passionate about helping people feel fulfilled and purposeful in life and their careers. I specifically enjoy helping people discover their unique strengths and wire up. Together we use problem solving to explore and opportunities professionally. I use various assessments to help in this discovery process and partner with the client on viable and fulfilling options in their career.

Cathy Betti, AMFT, MSMFT
Career Counselor

Cathy Betti, AMFT, MSMFT

Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 60015 - Nearby to Highland Park.

If you feel like you're burning out in your profession and are looking for a change, but are afraid to take the plunge, I can help you process your decision. Together, we can figure out if your career is still a good fit for you, if you're ready for a change, or if there is room for change within your current career. In therapy, you will have a space to share your frustrations, disappointments, hopes, fears, and any other feelings that go along with your personal career journey.

Catherine Papagiorgio, NCC, LCPC, CADC
Career Counselor

Catherine Papagiorgio, NCC, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor ,

In 60005 - Nearby to Highland Park.

Every person has to find their purpose in life. But sometimes people have difficulty deciding which career path is for them. Exploring interests, personality style and life goals can help being the process . Career Counseling can help with creating realistic plans, improve self confidence, learn how to solve problems, take the steps nessacary to achieve personal goals.

Jade Wurster, MAAT, LPC
Career Counselor

Jade Wurster, MAAT, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 60613 - Nearby to Highland Park.

When people hear career counseling, they often think of someone who will help you with finding a job. More specifically, career counseling helps the client with planning, organization skills, addressing anxieties or worries about seeking a new position (or discussing a past job position), and role playing interviews. We will also focus on job inventories when needed to further focus on your strengths and values in a job position.

Jennifer Froemel, MA, LCPC
Career Counselor

Jennifer Froemel, MA, LCPC

Counselor, MA, LCPC

In 60301 - Nearby to Highland Park.

Life happens. Sometimes we find ourselves in a situation where a change of employment may be necessary. Whether it is an expected transition or the result of unforeseen circumstances, change is difficult and can cause stress related illness. We can assist with making the transition less stressful. Life can be fulfilling and balanced, relationships can be honest and satisfying. Old wounds can heal, self-control can be gained, happiness can be experienced and personal change is attainable. Invest in yourself and be the person you want to be.

Portrait Health Centers, Chicago, IL
Career Counselor

Portrait Health Centers, Chicago, IL

Psychologists/Counselors/Dietitians/Psychological Testing

In 60611 - Nearby to Highland Park.

Career Counseling is an effective process that will help you learn more about yourself and help you tackle the ever changing working world in order to make career, educational, and life decisions. Career development is more than just deciding on a major and what job you want to get when you graduate. It is about a path that will lead to your way of life and will have an influence on your day-to-day emotions and well-being. At Portrait Health Centers, therapy can greatly benefit individuals and families looking for a career change or for treatment for issues caused by your current job.

Julianne Neely, MSW, LCSW
Career Counselor

Julianne Neely, MSW, LCSW

Play Therapist

In 60618 - Nearby to Highland Park.

I work with many young adults who are emerging into adulthood without having yet found their passion and plan for life. I love working with clients in this part of their journey to help them discover their strengths and use those strengths to help them decide which step to take next. Transitioning into adulthood isn't easy and it always helps to have someone at your side.

Gary Phillips, S.T.D
Career Counselor

Gary Phillips, S.T.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologist; Pastoral Counselor

In 60093 - Nearby to Highland Park.

If you are struggling and unclear about what your career should be and/or having difficulty getting employment with your career the counseling I will do will (1) identify the things that are getting in the way of knowing what your career is or keeping you from finding employment (2) help with a plan for developing your career and finding employment (3) provide resources for both determining your career and finding employment

Cassie Whitfield, LCSW
Career Counselor

Cassie Whitfield, LCSW

Clinical Therapist

In 60605 - Nearby to Highland Park.

If you are struggling with career decisions or work-related stress I will assist you in navigating these challenges that can be so stress-inducing. We will use in-session tools to implement self-exploration, problem-solving skills, as well as stress-management skills to help you find peace in your current career path, or how to find one that is the best fit for you.

Matt Frantz, MA, LCPC
Career Counselor

Matt Frantz, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60603 - Nearby to Highland Park.

Have a desire for a meaningful and rewarding career? Unable to figure out where you want to be in ten, five or even one year? My approach to career counseling is to help you understand where you’ve been and where you would like to go by understanding your hopes, dreams, desires and fears more fully. By developing long-term goals and eliminating fears and setbacks we can work together to help you find a career that satisfies, enriches and stimulates you.



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Highland Park is located in Lake County, Illinois. It has a land area of 12.20 square miles and a water area of 0.03 square miles.  The population of Highland Park is 29,743 people with 11,373 households and a median annual income of $122,829. .


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Widely Affordable

Licensed, professional counseling in Highland Park is considered widely accessible by the majority of people who live here and budget is often not a concern for mental health treatment. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Highland Park public health department.