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Tarah Galloway, LCPC, ATR
Psychotherapist

Tarah Galloway, LCPC, ATR

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Registered Art Therapist

In 60173 - Nearby to Des Plaines.

I believe that the therapy process should be one in which the therapist and client work TOGETHER to achieve the client's vision. The relationship should be built on trust and mutual respect. I will offer guidance and recommendations if you request it, but will never tell you how you should or should not live your life. I believe you're an expert on your own life. Together, we will work to determine what you want from life, what's getting in the way, and what to do to help you feel better and let go of old behaviors or thought patterns that don't serve you anymore.

Sheila Harris-Fitzpatrick
Psychotherapist

Sheila Harris-Fitzpatrick

Licensed Therapist

In 60302 - Nearby to Des Plaines.

Psychotherapy is the use of psychological methods to help a person change behavior and overcome problems in a positive manner. Its aim is to help people understand the thoughts behind feeling anxious or depressed and addressing these thinking patterns. Psychotherapy will help you change behaviors and habits that are limiting you, to experiencing your fullest potential.

David Johnson, LCSW
Psychotherapist

David Johnson, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 60202 - Nearby to Des Plaines.

Psychotherapy is a process of self discovery and skill learning. If a person comes in to learn some new skills and is willing to take the responsibility for meaningful change to occur, then the success of our work together goes up dramatically. I see psychotherapy as a process of working together on the things that the client wants to address with compassion and acceptance.

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.

Kristen Jacobsen, MA, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Kristen Jacobsen, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) / Psychotherapist

In 60657 - Nearby to Des Plaines.

Psychotherapy can be an intimidating term. Society has caused a lot of people to believe that seeking help has negative connotations. In reality, it's a sign of strength that you can acknowledge there's a problem and be brave enough to seek out a solution. Psychotherapy will do just that. I can help you navigate through whatever problems you may be facing and aide you in alleviating your symptoms and overcoming these obstacles.

Catherine Gruener, M.A.,M.A., LCPC, NCC
Psychotherapist

Catherine Gruener, M.A.,M.A., LCPC, NCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors, Certified Parent Trainers, and Psychotherapists

In 60523 - Nearby to Des Plaines.

Sometimes skill based learning just doesn't do the trick. Many of my clients have gone through skill based therapies reporting that they learned new skills, but that the skills were not enough. Adlerian psychotherapy is for children and adults. We focus on how you find belonging and significance, uncover mistaken beliefs, and remove the obstacles that have gotten in your way.

Stenzel Clinical Services, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Stenzel Clinical Services, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60187 - Nearby to Des Plaines.

Stenzel Clinical Services has over 35 therapists on staff to help you with your individual need. We can find the right fit for you. Each therapist has different techniques and specialties to help serve our clients the best way we can. We believe there is hope for almost any situation. Let us walk with you down the path of healing. We will create a safe environment for you to share but we will also give you feed back in what you can do to change.

Martin Scripp
Psychotherapist

Martin Scripp

Licensed Therapist

In 60173 - Nearby to Des Plaines.

Psychotherapy is the use of psychological methods to help a person change behavior and overcome problems in a positive manner. Its aim is to help people understand the thoughts behind feeling anxious or depressed and addressing these thinking patterns. Psychotherapy will help you change behaviors and habits that are limiting you, to experiencing your fullest potential.

Aldo P. Hernandez, LCSW
Psychotherapist

Aldo P. Hernandez, LCSW

Psychotherapist

In 60640 - Nearby to Des Plaines.

Choosing to start therapy can be hard because we may have many questions? Will I be judged? Will I fit well with this therapist? Will this work? All valid questions that we can address as we begin to work together. We as therapists are here to help and never judge because we find that is not helpful in the therapeutic process. While difficult at first, therapy helps with improving communication to feel understood, heard and supported. New message can be hard to hear at first, however we are here to make the ease into transitions easier.

Mid America Psychological and Counseling Service, P.C.
Psychotherapist

Mid America Psychological and Counseling Service, P.C.

Mid-America Psychological and Counseling Services,

In 60602 - Nearby to Des Plaines.

We provide individual and and family therapy. We treat a variety of psychiatric disorders with appropriate therapy techniques. We try to tailor our therapy techniques to suit the needs of the patient. We believe that all patients are not similar so all techniques used to treat them also need to be individualized. We closely work with other professionals to ensure that all of the needs of our patients are met.

Camille Williams, MA, NCC, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Camille Williams, MA, NCC, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60555 - Nearby to Des Plaines.

It is not always easy or comfortable to share how you are feeling, what you are struggling with, or thing that are bothering you with others even people you are very close to because it is very vulnerable. I am here to help you with that process of opening up and talking about issues that are negatively impacting your life. Therapy can help you acknowledge the issues and become more aware of how you want to manage, resolve, and work through them. This path can help you work towards your meaningful life while address the issues that may be standing in your way.

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.

Corinne (Cory) Kalat, MS, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Corinne (Cory) Kalat, MS, LCPC

LCPC - Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60154 - Nearby to Des Plaines.

We can work together to develop a game plan to help you to to accomplish your goals for our work together. This will include decisions about how frequently to meet (example: once or twice weekly), your specific goals (and what will be different when the issue is resolved), options for working towards your goals, and what specific strategies you would like to use (I can suggest a variety of them for you - for example, perhaps you are interested in mindfulness, meditation, or laughter yoga!!)

Jacob Rosser, PsyD
Psychotherapist

Jacob Rosser, PsyD

Clinical Psychologist

In 60657 - Nearby to Des Plaines.

I primarily use Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, which focuses on helping us clarify what's important in life while developing the skills to be more effective in achieving our goals. This can be a challenging process, as it often means encountering difficult thoughts and feelings that we would prefer to avoid. With your willingness and my training, we can work together to help you become the person you've always envisioned.

Kristin Patten, MA, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Kristin Patten, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60031 - Nearby to Des Plaines.

Psychotherapy?! What a funny word. I am a psychotherapist, NOT a psycho therapist! :) Others call me a counselor or "the talk lady." People who find me tend to be parents who are looking for support for their children. I use research based therapies that bring empowerment, positive behavior changes, and less frustration and stress. I specialize in youth aged 3-25 who have experienced some level of stress like a divorce, bullying, self-harm, sexting or abuse. Youth nowadays have a different mentality, and I also support parents in understanding and connecting with their children. If you call for a free phone consult and I don't think we are a good match, I will give you multiple referrals.

Lori Corrigan, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Lori Corrigan, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60084 - Nearby to Des Plaines.

My area of expertise lies in strengthening mental, physical, social & emotional health. I treat anxiety, depression, mood disorders, relationship and life-wellness issues and I help cultivate strong personal, professional & organizational development. I meet people where they are at in life & I work with them to help them achieve time-framed & realistic goals. I employ both traditional talk therapy as well as more hands-on strategies such as experiential and creative arts therapy. I am certified in Mindfulness training which is a psychological concept that is clinically proven to help people reduce stress, increase mental focus and improve overall health, life functioning & well-being.

James McClymonds, Psy.D., HSPP
Psychotherapist

James McClymonds, Psy.D., HSPP

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 60603 - Nearby to Des Plaines.

Psychotherapy is a form of "talk-treatment" with psychologists which uses scientifically validated procedures to help you develop healthier and more effective habits. The form of psychotherapy I most commonly use is Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), which is effective for problems with unhealthy behaviors, depression, anxiety, anger, and concentration. I have a more practical approach to treatment so in psychotherapy with me, we will discuss the problem bothering you and how to fix it efficiently, practice coping skills to address the problem, and then implement these into your life. Give me a call today for a free consultation and we can put together a preliminary plan over the telephone.

Malinda Steele, MA, LCSW, ACSW, BCD
Psychotherapist

Malinda Steele, MA, LCSW, ACSW, BCD

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 60625 - Nearby to Des Plaines.

Psychotherapy provides an avenue for processing feelings, changing dysfunctional patterns, and understanding how to better address life's challenges. This is achieved by talking to an objective therapist and exploring patterns of behavior that you may not be aware of or do not know how to change. Give my office a call and let me know how I can help.

Portrait Health Centers, Chicago, IL
Psychotherapist

Portrait Health Centers, Chicago, IL

Psychologists/Counselors/Dietitians/Psychological Testing

In 60611 - Nearby to Des Plaines.

Do you ever feel too overwhelmed to deal with your problems? If so, you're not alone. What is psychotherapy? A psychologist can help you work through such problems. Through psychotherapy, psychologists help people of all ages live happier, healthier and more productive lives. At Portrait Health Centers, our team of expert therapists are available to help work with you and address your needs in a comfortable and caring environment.

Dr. Jessica Norman, PhD, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Dr. Jessica Norman, PhD, LCPC

Dr.

In 60563 - Nearby to Des Plaines.

Psychotherapy is a wonderful therapeutic approach for people who are experiencing some struggles with life, are ready to change, set goals, and heal. Encompassing talk therapy and a safe, supportive environment, you can begin to explore and challenge yourself, behaviors and thoughts and move toward recapturing your well being, motivation and insight.

Michael Sherry, EdD, IABMCP
Psychotherapist

Michael Sherry, EdD, IABMCP

Clinical Psychologist

In 60013 - Nearby to Des Plaines.

SYMPTOMS needing psychotherapy: Excessive worry and anxiety; crippling depression; PTSD; substance, alcohol or drug abuse; troubling feelings of guilt; self-doubt that impairs one's life; anxieties and depression resulting from separation or divorce. METHODS of psychotherapy: Cognitive re-structuring, perspective enhancement, reality therapy, gestalt therapy, rational-emotive treatment, dialectical behavior therapy, psychodynamic counseling, existential therapy, de-sensitization, ADHD non-drug focus training and client-centered, therapy. BENEFITS of treatment: Stress elimination, anger-reduction, enhanced self-acceptance, enhanced self-esteem, more rewarding relationships and confidence

Wayne Riendeau, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Wayne Riendeau, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60031 - Nearby to Des Plaines.

I strongly believe in psychotherapy, because I have counseled hundreds of people in group and individual therapy in this way. Many people have the belief that they often just "need to manage my medications" and that meeting just to talk with a counselor is a waste of time. People need to talk and to process their 'story', that is, where they've been, where they are now, and where they want to go in their life. Medication only helps with physiological issues and brain chemistry; psychotherapy gives a person context, and helps them make better, more informed decisions about their life and gives them information (not medication) to make wise life decisions.

Payal Sud, LCSW, ICDVP, LCSW,ICDVP
Psychotherapist

Payal Sud, LCSW, ICDVP, LCSW,ICDVP

Licensed clinical social worker

In 60515 - Nearby to Des Plaines.

Psychotherapy is the use of psychological methods to help a person change behavior and overcome problems in a positive manner. Its aim is to help people understand the thoughts behind feeling anxious or depressed and addressing these thinking patterns. Psychotherapy will help you change behaviors and habits that are limiting you, to experiencing your fullest potential.

Louise Cohen, LCSW
Psychotherapist

Louise Cohen, LCSW

MSW, LCSW

In 60004 - Nearby to Des Plaines.

We all have experiences in life that create difficulties, stress and even sadness. The psychotherapy I have practiced since 1985 is a process to build you confidence with skills and strategies for problem solving and creating new success. I practice a combination of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Strength-Based Positive Psychology and Universal Spiritual Concepts that can help you find new answers to create future success in both your Life and Professional challenges.

Mathew Carver, JC Accredited
Psychotherapist

Mathew Carver, JC Accredited

Mental Health Retreatment Center

In 60007 - Nearby to Des Plaines.

Barn Life Recovery provides top notch psychotherapy in a very quaint and private setting. Clients are encouraged to take advantage of our long term care options where they benefit from a safe, nurturing community and daily therapy. Clients are immersed in a "retreatment" style setting where they can practice new skills they have learned in recovery.



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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.