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Teri Murphy, MS, LCPC, CADC
Psychotherapist

Teri Murphy, MS, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60515 - Nearby to Downers Grove.

During my 20 plus years of being in the field of Psychotherapy I have never taken the therapeutic relationship for granted. It is a unique, growth producing experience for my clients, one like no other. You as the client are deeply understood, listened to and highly respected. I offer both solution-oriented and indepth therapy for my clients. Sometimes there is an answer within the first session! Most often, however, Psychotherapy is a process where each person has their own time frame for growth. It's important to be with a Therapist that feels like a good fit I offer an intitial session to discuss what your hopes and goals are for therapy. I look forward to hearing from you.

Richard Cohen, Ph.D
Psychotherapist

Richard Cohen, Ph.D

Clinical Psychologist

In 60076 - Nearby to Downers Grove.

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.

Jennifer Froemel, MA, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Jennifer Froemel, MA, LCPC

Counselor, MA, LCPC

In 60301 - Nearby to Downers Grove.

"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.

Charles Hughes, MA, LCPC, DCC
Psychotherapist

Charles Hughes, MA, LCPC, DCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Tele-Counselor

In 60301 - Nearby to Downers Grove.

I can't tell you what you will get from psychotherapy or counseling. I can only tell you what I got from the hours I spent sitting in the client's chair. I got help with everyday decisions and concerns. I expected that. I also learned how I approach everyday decisions and other problems such as relationships; the patterns that I was following that I didn't know about. Remember that old saying "Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach him to fish and you feed him for a lifetime." What I really learned in therapy was how to fish, how to see my own patterns, what I was doing that was not making me happy and then blaming it on life, my job, even other people. So, I decided I wanted to pass this on others. I want to teach others to fish.

Karen Bridwell, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Karen Bridwell, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60175 - Nearby to Downers Grove.

.At times psychotherapy will be recommended when a person is struggling with a life, relationship, employment, or a mental health issue, and these issues are causing the individual a great deal of emotional pain or are profoundly impacting their ability to function. Psychotherapy tends to be goal-oriented, so Karen and the client will discuss the changes the client would like to make in their life, develop a treatment plan for pursuing these changes, and focus on helping the individual succeed in achieving these goals. A variety of techniques are available to assist the client in making these changes, including challenging and changing thoughts related to the issue(s).

Alicia Stalker-Gallichio, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Alicia Stalker-Gallichio, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 60463 - Nearby to Downers Grove.

I provide support in the process of going through difficult transitions and focus on helping you find constructive ways to help you deal with problems or issues in your life. I tend to take a goal oriented approach to psychotherapy, helping you identify or verbalize what you hope to achieve from therapy and then helping you break down your goals into smaller, attainable objectives.

Stenzel Clinical Services, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Stenzel Clinical Services, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60187 - Nearby to Downers Grove.

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.

Tompkins and Associates, Psy.D. and Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Tompkins and Associates, Psy.D. and Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologists

In 60563 - Nearby to Downers Grove.

As child/adolescent/family psychologist, we take a developmental and family systems view to treatment. Not only do we assess the issue brought to treatment, we also look at what needs to be right in the patients life that is not there and we work with our patients to help make that happen. Our belief is that symptoms arise when development gets stuck and our job is to help jump start that personal development again. Whether you are a child, adolescent, a family or woman, we are all under development. Our patients leave treatment feeling stronger, empowered and in control of their families and lives again! They move forward knowing how to solve problems on their own.

Mary Lynn Meyers, LCSW
Psychotherapist

Mary Lynn Meyers, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 60091 - Nearby to Downers Grove.

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.

Donna Marie Desai, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Donna Marie Desai, LCPC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

In 60154 - Nearby to Downers Grove.

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.

Aldo P. Hernandez, LCSW
Psychotherapist

Aldo P. Hernandez, LCSW

Psychotherapist

In 60640 - Nearby to Downers Grove.

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.

Catherine Papagiorgio, NCC, LCPC, CADC
Psychotherapist

Catherine Papagiorgio, NCC, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor ,

In 60005 - Nearby to Downers Grove.

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.

David Johnson, LCSW
Psychotherapist

David Johnson, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 60202 - Nearby to Downers Grove.

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.



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Downers Grove is located in DuPage County, Illinois. It has a land area of 14.50 square miles and a water area of 0.15 square miles.  The population of Downers Grove is 49,732 people with 19,579 households and a median annual income of $83,513. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Downers Grove, IL

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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Downers Grove for the average family. While sustaining a commitment to therapy is usually not an issue, if mental health treatment feels like a burden please ask your counselor about accepted insurance plans or sliding scale fees. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Downers Grove public health department.