Career Counseling and Coaching in Highwood, Illinois.

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


Career Counselor

Jens Hussey, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor & Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor

Within driving distance of Highwood

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.

Career Counselor

Catherine Papagiorgio, NCC, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor ,

Within driving distance of Highwood

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.

Career Counselor

Charles Hughes, MA, LCPC, DCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Tele-Counselor

Within driving distance of Highwood

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.

Career Counselor

Lori Corrigan, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Highwood

Satisfaction with our environmental health - where we live, work & play - is one of the most important dimensions of life wellness. If we aren't happy or fulfilled with our careers or the location or company culture where we work then it is important to take action toward figuring out what exactly will make us happy because we typically spend 1/3 of the time in our day engaged in our careers. I meet people where they are at and seek to understand what is important to them & why. I utilize a career interest inventory to gather information about your unique personality and match that information to careers that may be more suitable to who you are and what you like to do.

Career Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Highwood

Careers are integral to the identities of many people, while for others careers are simply means for attaining a happy life. Whether you’re developing your first career or looking to switch careers, I use a combination of assessment batteries and counseling to explore my clients’ goals, preferences, and aptitudes to identify their career path and develop a plan for achieving it.

Career Counselor

Donna Martino, LCPC, NCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Highwood

Work can be an enormous source of stress for many people. For some it's a feeling of anxiety to perform under unrealistic expectations, for others it's due to work place conflict or unhealthy work environments. For others it's a feeling that their job just isn't the right fit. The first 20 years of my career I worked in human resources and business consulting for large and small companies and I have 10 years of experience doing workplace counseling and executive coaching. I will help you get to the root cause of your stress and begin to identify changes you can make to improve your work life and lead a less stressful life going forward.

Career Counselor

Julianne Neely, MSW, LCSW

Play Therapist

Within driving distance of Highwood

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.

Career Counselor

Matt Frantz, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Highwood

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.

Career Counselor

Katie Bogacki, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Highwood

As we mature and have more experiences in work and life, the career path we set out on might not be what we actually find fulfilling. I assist clients in determining what their goals are, what is unsatisfactory in their current situation, and identify specific goals to more accurately align their ideals with their reality. I will map out with you what you are looking to achieve and how to get there.

Career Counselor

Gary Phillips, S.T.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologist; Pastoral Counselor

Within driving distance of Highwood

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

Career Counselor

Jennifer Froemel, MA, LCPC

Counselor, MA, LCPC

Within driving distance of Highwood

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.

Career Counselor

Cathy Chec, AMFT, MSMFT

Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Highwood

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.

Career Counselor

Paula Mathiasen, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Highwood

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.



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Highwood is located in Lake County, Illinois. It has a land area of 0.71 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Highwood is 5,352 people with 1,994 households and a median annual income of $50,750. .


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Affordable with Planning

Therapy in Highwood is generally within financial reach for the average family, but some budget planning may be needed for a real commitment to weekly counseling. Remember that your mental health and happiness are important. Check with your Highwood therapist about insurance coverage or ask about sliding scale fees if there are any difficulties with accessibility