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Cheryl Frost, MA,LCPC,NCC,CH
Psychotherapist

Cheryl Frost, MA,LCPC,NCC,CH

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60439 - Nearby to River Grove.

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.

James McClymonds, Psy.D., HSPP
Psychotherapist

James McClymonds, Psy.D., HSPP

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 60603 - Nearby to River Grove.

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.

Ray Kadkhodaian, MA, PsyD, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Ray Kadkhodaian, MA, PsyD, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60004 - Nearby to River Grove.

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.

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 River Grove.

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.

Payal Sud, LCSW, ICDVP, LCSW,ICDVP
Psychotherapist

Payal Sud, LCSW, ICDVP, LCSW,ICDVP

Licensed clinical social worker

In 60515 - Nearby to River Grove.

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 River 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.

Teri Murphy, MS, LCPC, CADC
Psychotherapist

Teri Murphy, MS, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60521 - Nearby to River 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 River 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.

Stenzel Clinical Services, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Stenzel Clinical Services, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60187 - Nearby to River 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.

Jon Dodds, PhD, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Jon Dodds, PhD, LCPC

License Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60601 - Nearby to River Grove.

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.

Denise Ambre, LCSW
Psychotherapist

Denise Ambre, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Psychoanalyst

In 60025 - Nearby to River Grove.

One-on-one counseling provides an opportunity for people to openly talk about their thoughts and feelings while being assisted by a professional and caring guide. Clients often seek individual therapy due to some recent stress in their lives, or due to an ongoing conflict they have been unable to resolve alone. Although some people intially worry that talking about themselves will be awkward or uncomfortable, most people find individual sessions enjoyable and growth enhancing. While the client gains greater focus on her/his thoughts and feelings, the therapist acts as a non-judmental guide, helping the individual recognize patterns and finding ways to aviod past problems.

Bruce Christensen, Ph. D.
Psychotherapist

Bruce Christensen, Ph. D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 60195 - Nearby to River Grove.

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.

Sheldon Isenberg, LCSW, BCD
Psychotherapist

Sheldon Isenberg, LCSW, BCD

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Board Certified Diplomate

In 60540 - Nearby to River Grove.

Not every counselor has the ability, patience or interest in doing psychotherapy which I see as different from counseling as men are from women. I'm an experienced psychotherapist who has helped man clients deal with the internal and family of origin issues which lead to repetitive negative patterns of thinking, feeling and behavior. I'm not only a good listener, but engage the client in a process to feel more related with their internal lives so they can make healthier life choices. My clients have reported feeling more content and capable as a result of our work together.

Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center
Psychotherapist

Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center

In 60439 - Nearby to River Grove.

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.

Carol Drengenberg, MA, RN, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Carol Drengenberg, MA, RN, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60062 - Nearby to River Grove.

Choices! Research shows that we are more likely to change when we have choices. Together we will identify research-based interventions that can help you cope more effectively with the problems you are experiencing and help you feel better. Psychiatrist Irving Yalom said "It's the relationship that heals!" I firmly believe this and will work with you to form a relationship that feels safe - one that helps you tap into your own wisdom and strengths. You will become more familiar with who you are and will allow yourself to live your life more freely and more fully.

Janet Wichmann, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Janet Wichmann, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60462 - Nearby to River Grove.

Psychotherapy is a process of doing more in depth, "intra-psychic" work. This therapy is used by many who want to create deep and lasting personal change in their life. It's not only thoughts or behaviors or crises that are addressed. It may be about deep unhappiness in life; sexual identity; a sense of emptiness; dreams; long ago traumas or loss. The enduring benefit is a greater self understanding and new confidence in becoming a more authentic, genuine self in the world.

Mei-whei Chen, Ph.D
Psychotherapist

Mei-whei Chen, Ph.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 60712 - Nearby to River Grove.

One does not need to hit rock bottom to seek psychotherapy. Psychotherapy is a privilege for everyone facing life's stresses/conflicts. Unlike prescribed medications that serve to suppress symptoms of our minds & bodies, one day at a time, psychotherapy goes to the roots of the issues, and then resolves them. That means, we don’t need to take meds all our lives. In the quiet, accepting, and safe environment of psychotherapy, we are invited to open up the parts of ourselves that were shut down, to free the knots that entangled our hearts. We talk through things and take away an arsenal of tools to reclaim our lives. Help is available. You can come home to your true self which is love.

Paula Mathiasen, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Paula Mathiasen, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60004 - Nearby to River Grove.

I believe our current struggles often have a link to past struggles. I work with clients to understand the both/and. What are the current challenges and struggles that you want to improve or change and in doing that how is it link to the past. In other words what previous distortions or hurts are causing the person current struggles and how to they build current health to grow and heal from previous hurts.

Tom Petit, Ph.D., LMHC, CCMHC, CAP
Psychotherapist

Tom Petit, Ph.D., LMHC, CCMHC, CAP

Licensed Mental Health Counselors / Board Certified Coaches

In 60004 - Nearby to River Grove.

COVID-19 and Coronavirus life brings an overwhelming amount of stresses & circumstances & a variety of relationship challenges. Being made to shelter in place disrupts normalcy. Through the past 10 years providing on-line therapy Dr. Petit brings help in your home. With painful feelings of anxiety, disappointment & anger, sometimes hurtful & harmful past abuses & betrayals can make life seem confusing & unbearable. Whether single, married, facing divorce or blending a family, encountering a betrayal from a spouse or significant other, facing circumstances out of one’s control, life hurts. My clients gain strength, understanding & skills to move out of chaos to confident stable lives

Mathew Carver, JC Accredited
Psychotherapist

Mathew Carver, JC Accredited

Mental Health Retreatment Center

In 60007 - Nearby to River Grove.

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.

Gary Phillips, S.T.D
Psychotherapist

Gary Phillips, S.T.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologist; Pastoral Counselor

In 60093 - Nearby to River Grove.

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

Roberta Vondrak, MA, LCPC, CADC
Psychotherapist

Roberta Vondrak, MA, LCPC, CADC

LCPC, CADC

In 60440 - Nearby to River Grove.

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.

Jennifer Froemel, MA, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Jennifer Froemel, MA, LCPC

Counselor, MA, LCPC

In 60301 - Nearby to River 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.

Emily Zeller, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Emily Zeller, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 60189 - Nearby to River Grove.

The process of finding the best therapist for you can be exhausting and seem endless. Therapy is beneficial at every stage of life because it provides a safe space to reflect and address things that are getting in the way of the things you want. I believe that a genuine connection is vital when choosing your therapist. My goal is to help you discover how the story you tell yourself affects the ways you think, feel and act. No matter what your goals are, we will work together to help you succeed.

Donna Marie Desai, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Donna Marie Desai, LCPC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

In 60154 - Nearby to River 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.



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River Grove is located in Cook County, Illinois. It has a land area of 2.39 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of River Grove is 10,219 people with 4,086 households and a median annual income of $46,514. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for River Grove, IL

Some budgeting needed

While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in River Grove, with proper budgeting, it is entirely do-able and the risk/reward is worth it. For some families, it may be difficult to sustain a commitment to therapy without proper insurance coverage. If this is you, ask your therapist about low cost options as practitoners in and around River Grove may have flexibility or sliding scales. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local River Grove public health department.