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.

Joseph Gerard Potaczek, Psy.D.
Career Counselor

Joseph Gerard Potaczek, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 60602 - Nearby to Highland Park.

You may be working in a field that you "fell into" or became involved in a career or job out of necessity. Or perhaps you feel frustrated or burnt out in your current job or career and find this frustration affecting your happiness. I help others though career evaluation, personal strengths assessment and to define what you may wish to change about your working life. My focus in career counseling is with Young Adults and Mid Life Individuals/Professionals. It is possible to achieve a stronger sense of purpose and identity though work. Contact me and start and find the right match between your, passions, personality, capabilities and purpose in work.

Jon Dodds, PhD, LCPC
Career Counselor

Jon Dodds, PhD, LCPC

License Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60601 - Nearby to Highland Park.

I work with individuals who are dissatisfied in their current work or careers. I help them work through why they are unhappy and I help them put together a workable plan to change their career paths. I also help individuals transition from working for someone to working for themselves. I help individuals face the fears that are holding them back from making changes and going for what will make them happy.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Jens Hussey, LCPC, CADC
Career Counselor

Jens Hussey, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor & Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor

In 60602 - Nearby to Highland Park.

Hate your life because you are miserable in your job? Transitioning into a new position or career can be frightening and anxiety producing - but it can also be a time of great discovery. I'm well-versed in helping people improve job performance and get back on top of their game. The majority of my practice is made up of executives and professionals who are stuck, frustrated, or burned out and want improvement on the work front.

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.

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.

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

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.



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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.