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Psychotherapist

Felicia Glick, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Lake Bluff

Psychotherapy varies depending on the personalities of the psychotherapist and client, and the particular problems you are experiencing. Psychotherapy is a bit like a medical doctor visit in which it calls for a very active effort on your part. You will have to work on things we talk about during our sessions as well as on your own between sessions. Psychotherapy has benefits and risks. You may experience uncomfortable feelings like anxiety, sadness, guilt, anger, frustration, loneliness and helplessness. However, research shows psychotherapy benefits people who go through it. It leads to better relationships, solutions to specific problems, and significant reduction in distress.

Psychotherapist

Kristin Patten, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Lake Bluff

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.

Psychotherapist

Katie Bogacki, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Lake Bluff

I do not subscribe to only one modality of psychotherapy. As we are all individuals, I believe in an individual approach to each client and pull from different theories to assist in greater life satisfaction and fulfillment. My office is a space that I find great peace in and hope that my clients do as well. Entering psychotherapy can be an intimidating experience for some and my goal is to ensure a safe space, where clients are not judged for their emotions, and learn how to accept themselves more fully.

Psychotherapist

Aldo P. Hernandez, LCSW

Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Lake Bluff

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.

Psychotherapist

Gary Phillips, S.T.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologist; Pastoral Counselor

Within driving distance of Lake Bluff

Clients having psychotherapy with me will (1) know the specific problems causing problems in their lives (2) change the behaviors causing the problems (3) discover 3-5 new behaviors to overcome the problem behaviors (4) discover 3-5 new thoughts to reduce, manage, overcome the thoughts tied to the problem behaviors that hurt him/her and others (5) learn how to live more positively and meaningfully

Psychotherapist

Deb Norton, MS LCPC NCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Lake Bluff

This is, to me, the most in-depth therapy that I provide. It requires a relationship with the client. And a level of trust that being in that space together is a safe place. It mandates a great history, an accurate diagnosis and a treatment plan that drives the process forward. Most psychotherapy leaves clients feeling tired afterwards because it challenges them to deal with their feelings, allowing the insights to come and the revelations to incur. Psychotherapy is the utmost marvel of my work. And the ultimate healing for most clients who engage in it and allow the process to work.

Psychotherapist

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Within driving distance of Lake Bluff

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.

Psychotherapist

Tarah Galloway, LCPC, ATR

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Registered Art Therapist

Within driving distance of Lake Bluff

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.

Psychotherapist

Lori Corrigan, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Lake Bluff

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.

Psychotherapist

Callan Olive, LAMFT

Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Lake Bluff

I practice a form of psychotherapy called Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (or ACT). It is based on the idea that thoughts and feelings are just a normal part of life and something we don't have much control over. Because of that, we need to spend less energy trying to control our thoughts and feelings and more energy working on our actual behavior and values. I will help you learn to overcome the difficult thoughts and feelings that come up for you while you pursue the things that are most valuable and meaningful to you.

Psychotherapist

Renee Murphy-Hughes, M.A., FPT, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Lake Bluff

I use brief Psychotherapy in situations where people need to recall or talk about their past to work through it and try to heal from it. There can be many adversities as we grow from a baby into adulthood. Sweeping things under-the-rug doesn't work. The pain and anger will come out somewhere and you may have no idea where it's coming from! What my purpose is, is to help you resolve whatever you can so that you no longer need to remain just a victim of childhood, or even ADULT neglect, abuse (mental & emotional), or physical or sexual abuse. I'd like to help you move up the continuum from victim to survivor to thriver & maybe even self-actualizer! YOUR PAST DOESN'T HAVE TO DEFINE WHO YOU ARE!

Psychotherapist

Ralph Whetstine, Psy.D., ACHT

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Lake Bluff

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.

Psychotherapist

Bruce Christensen, Ph. D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Lake Bluff

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.



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Lake Bluff is located in Lake County, Illinois. It has a land area of 4.06 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Lake Bluff is 5,674 people with 2,026 households and a median annual income of $145,500. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Lake Bluff, IL

Extremely Affordable

Therapy in Lake Bluff is easily accessible for the vast majority of families. This area ranks high nationally among the top of all income earners, making mental health treatment and counseling in Lake Bluff an affordable option for individuals and families here with or without insurance coverage