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Cassie Whitfield, LCSW
Psychotherapist

Cassie Whitfield, LCSW

Clinical Therapist

In 60605 - Nearby to Des Plaines.

I have a wide variety of therapeutic approaches that I utilize in my psychotherapy practice because I know that there is no one model that works for everyone. I focus on getting to know you and your individual style and needs so that I can tailor therapy to be the best fit for you. No matter what model of therapy used, you can expect warmth, acceptance, and genuine compassion as the foundation of our work together.

Ralph Whetstine, Psy.D., ACHT
Psychotherapist

Ralph Whetstine, Psy.D., ACHT

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 60007 - Nearby to Des Plaines.

I am trained in a variety of traditional and non-traditional treatment methods that I integrate in a holistic approach to psychotherapy. While grounded in scientifically proven methods such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, I also integrate with treatment methods such as Positive Psychology which emphasizes the development of strengths over targeting weaknesses, and hypnotherapy approaches that incorporate subconscious and body-based processes.

Jon Dodds, PhD, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Jon Dodds, PhD, LCPC

License Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60611 - Nearby to Des Plaines.

Psychotherapy is the most effective and lasting way to change the way you feel. Some of the benefits of psychotherapy are: increase in self confidence, feeling lighter and more hopeful, getting to know yourself better and be more accepting of who you are, identify triggers and buttons so that you reach your full potential, and living the life you were intended to live. My approach to psychotherapy is to have a conversation together that will be benefit you in nearly every area of your life. I provide a safe supportive non judgmental environment in order to have an open, honest and meaningful conversation.

Donna Marie Desai, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Donna Marie Desai, LCPC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

In 60154 - Nearby to Des Plaines.

My approach to psychotherapy is based on Compassion, Clarity, and Results. First, you will feel heard. You will be skillfully understood and supported. Second, you will gain new insights about your situation, your options, and yourself. Third, you will learn new strategies to handle the challenges in your life. Strategies that work. My focus is on supporting your strengths, often identifying strengths you did not know you had. This is where your strongest growth will come from. These will become the basis of your enjoyment of life and coping strategies when necessary.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 60093 - Nearby to Des Plaines.

James Hillman once said, "We've had a hundred years of psychotherapy and the world is getting worse." While there are many occasions where the validation and listening endemic to psychotherapy makes sense, there are times where we over assume that "feeling better" and "changing behavior" are the same. Grey Matters International, Inc. goes after the forgotten brain laws to behavior change that therapists miss when processing hours and hours of dialogues with people. Utilizing a cutting edge technology to facilitate the emotional process of change, we can make the therapy process way more effective, faster, and with less money spent. Contact kevin@kevinflemingphd.com or 877-606-6161.

Mary Lynn Meyers, LCSW
Psychotherapist

Mary Lynn Meyers, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 60093 - Nearby to Des Plaines.

My approach to psychotherapy begins in working on developing with each of my clients an atmosphere of trust and respect. I believe that making the decision to engage a therapist in order to work on one's particular life challenges, is one of the most healthy choices we can make.! It is a choice for health. My clients benefit from therapy with me by experiencing a quick reduction in their anxiety and a clearer understanding of what they are up against - with themselves, their relationships and their lives. From that place of increased calm and improved self-understanding, my clients can then begin to make thoughtful and productive life choices.

Joyce Marter, MA, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Joyce Marter, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60601 - Nearby to Des Plaines.

I believe that seeking psychotherapy is healthy and proactive and that we could all benefit from therapy or counseling at different points in our lives. I feel that a good therapeutic relationship is critical to successful therapy and I aim to really understand my clients and develop collaborative relationships. My therapeutic style is warm and empathic and also direct and active. My theoretical orientation is eclectic in that I incorporate therapeutic techniques that I see would be most effective for each client. Overall, I help my clients achieve higher self-esteem and increased happiness personally and professionally.

Ray Kadkhodaian, MA, PsyD, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Ray Kadkhodaian, MA, PsyD, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60173 - Nearby to Des Plaines.

Which do I search for? Psychotherapy? Counseling? Therapy? For all intense purposes, they are all the same thing, but finding the right provider is where it can get tricky. At The Lighthouse Emotional Wellness Center, our providers are educated and experienced on evidenced-based practices in the field of psychotherapy and pride ourselves on having helped thousands of clients for over 15 years. Whether your struggle with issues such as depression, anxiety, ADHD, grief & loss, bipolar disorder, addictions, relationship issues, or family discord, our practitioners are here to help.

Richard Cohen, Ph.D
Psychotherapist

Richard Cohen, Ph.D

Clinical Psychologist

In 60076 - Nearby to Des Plaines.

My training and my practice have all involved psychotherapy in its different manifestations. I first learned the Reflective Approach from Carl Rogers, PhD at the University of Chicago. I then learned more analytic therapies, brief therapies and other skills such as hypnosis, Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing, and Biofeedback. Some of these techniques can be only used in the office.

Bruce Christensen, Ph. D.
Psychotherapist

Bruce Christensen, Ph. D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 60195 - Nearby to Des Plaines.

In psychotherapy, I strive to uncover and help the client learn to deal more effectively with the underlying causes of their difficulties in life. When logistical changes in their lives can be made to better their life situations, I bring out and foster the adoption of such. Ofter, however, deeper considerations are necessary and, in this regard, I try to help the client to relate to deeper issues that are root causes of the difficulties he or she experiences in life. Resolution of deeper issues generally leads to greater long term life satisfaction.

Jennifer Froemel, MA, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Jennifer Froemel, MA, LCPC

Counselor, MA, LCPC

In 60301 - Nearby to Des Plaines.

"Psychotherapy is the informed and intentional application of clinical methods and interpersonal stances derived from established psychological principles for the purpose of assisting people to modify their behaviors, cognitions, emotions, and/or other personal characteristics in directions that the participants deem desirable" (Norcross, 1990, p. 218-220 ) We use Freudian-based theories, object relations, attachment theories and self-psychology to assist our clients in identifying and understanding the underlying issues that may color their current relationships.

Catherine Papagiorgio, NCC, LCPC, CADC
Psychotherapist

Catherine Papagiorgio, NCC, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor ,

In 60005 - Nearby to Des Plaines.

Psychotherapy in Greek means "healing of the human spirit". Sometimes people just need a little support and they find their way. Other times therapy can help individuals work towards facilitating a positive change and improve ones quality of life. Many individuals report that they are able to increase their self awareness and self understanding. This leads them to self growth and an improved way to manage their particular situation. Therapy can help individuals who struggle with a wide range of symptoms and conditions such as depression, anxiety, relationships issues and problems, stressful life events and internalized trauma.

Roberta Vondrak, MA, LCPC, CADC
Psychotherapist

Roberta Vondrak, MA, LCPC, CADC

LCPC, CADC

In 60440 - Nearby to Des Plaines.

I apply Biblical principles with primarily insight oriented psychodynamic psychotherapy techniques to assist clients seeking to obtain deeper growth, change and healing in their lives, whether in their Christian walk, recovery from various addictions, abuse, or other trauma and for those trying to break unhealthy patterns and behaviors in their lives by getting to the root or core issues.



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Des Plaines is located in Cook County, Illinois. It has a land area of 14.34 square miles and a water area of 0.14 square miles.  The population of Des Plaines is 58,677 people with 22,191 households and a median annual income of $65,109. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Des Plaines, IL

Generally Affordable

Therapists in Des Plaines 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. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Des Plaines public health department.