Counseling in Elgin, IL. Find the Right Therapist.

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Karen Bridwell, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

2210 Dean Street, Suite F-1, Saint Charles, Illinois

I approach each person’s unique story from a nonjudgmental position, as I seek to understand their perspective in an effort to help them overcome the challenges that are keeping them from moving forward in life.

Life Synergy, LLC, LCPC, CADC, NCC, BCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor, National Certified Counselor, Board Certified Coach

Available for Online Therapy

Life Synergy is a warm, safe haven for individuals of all ages to enhance their overall well-being. Each counselor holds a specialty that embraces life challenges in today's busy world. We are a group of passionate and compassionate therapists with open hearts!

Kari Hunter, LMFT, LCPC

Psychotherapist, Relationship Specialist, Discernment Counselor

I help clients solve problems of mood, motivation, attention, or behavior using positive researched based cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). My specialty is solving problems that occur BETWEEN people: parent-child, couples' conflict & communication, affairs, divorce.


Related Sites:
City of Elgin
Illinois Mental Health Counselors Association

Therapy Elgin, IL

Counseling Streamwood, Dundee, Carpentersville, Bartlett, Schaumburg, Gilberts

Elgin, Illinois is a great place to visit or to settle down and raise a family. With close proximity to Chicago, Elgin residents can take advantage of all the big city amenities while living in a quiet, suburban area. The city has a robust arts community, with many opportunities to view and participate in artistic undertakings. The family is sure to enjoy the Elgin Arts Showcase, where residents can explore the works of dozens of local artists. For the history lovers of the family, head over to the Elgin Public Museum of Natural History and Anthropology. In addition to the vast collection of historical artifacts, the museum is housed in a massive park where children and families can play, have picnics, and enjoy time with one another.1

Mental Health in Elgin

Individuals who live with an addiction can find the assistance they need to begin their recovery at H.A.L.T. Club. The club offers opportunities for fellowship where people can share their experiences, learn from others, and acquire valuable skills that make recovery more likely. With a focus on positivity and personal growth, H.A.L.T. also provides access to area resources, such as local alcohol and drug 12-step programs. For further details, call 630-553-1960.2

Losing one's job can be very emotionally draining. Difficulty procuring new employment can serve to exacerbate the stress and anxiety that comes with being unemployed. Fortunately, those looking for employment in the Elgin area can take advantage of many free services offered by the Community Career Center. Volunteers help those searching for work with developing resumes, practicing interview skills, and searching for employment. Career counseling services are provided, as well as educational programs to help individuals expand their skills. More information is available by calling 630-961-5665.3

Individuals who have survived a suicide attempt can obtain emotional support and guidance at Suicide Prevention Services of America's Attempters Support Group. The confidential group is led by facilitators who are themselves survivors. It provides a safe place to share experiences, work through feelings and identify ways to reduce stigma. Meetings are ongoing. Call 630-482-9696 to inquire about meeting times and locations.4

Current Initiatives

With a large population of Asian-Americans residing in the Elgin area, meeting the unique mental health needs of that population is a priority. The Asian Mental Health Partnership Initiative seeks to increase awareness of mental health issues within the Asian community, as well as promote access to local resources that provide culturally appropriate care. An additional goal of the initiative is to encourage members of the Asian-American community to seek help when they need it. Contact the Asian Health Coalition at 312-372-7070 for additional information.5


References

1. City of Elgin. (2017). Museums. Retrieved from http://www.cityofelgin.org/index.aspx?nid=116
2. H.A.L.T. Club. (2017). Mission. Retrieved from http://www.haltclub.com/Mission.html
3. Community Career Center. (2016). Homepage. Retrieved from http://www.communitycareercenter.org/home
4. Suicide Prevention Services of America. (2016). Services. Retrieved from http://www.spsamerica.org/services#!__services
5. Asian Health Coalition. (2017). Mental Health. Retrieved from http://www.asianhealth.org/site/epage/71270_794.htm

Elgin is a city that is located in multiple counties- Cook County and Kane County in Illinois. It has a land area of 37.44 square miles and a water area of 0.49 square miles.  The population of Elgin is 112,111 people with 35,075 households and a median annual income of $60,499. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Elgin, IL

Generally Affordable

Therapists in Elgin are often within budget with some potential challenges for longer term commitments. Your mental health and well being are a top priority. If accessibility is a concern, ask your counselor about sliding scale fees or inquire about accepted insurance plans