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Ray Kadkhodaian, MA, PsyD, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Ray Kadkhodaian, MA, PsyD, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60004 - Nearby to Riverwoods.

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.

Kristen Jacobsen, MA, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Kristen Jacobsen, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) / Psychotherapist

In 60657 - Nearby to Riverwoods.

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.

Martin Scripp
Psychotherapist

Martin Scripp

Licensed Therapist

In 60173 - Nearby to Riverwoods.

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.

Sheila Harris-Fitzpatrick
Psychotherapist

Sheila Harris-Fitzpatrick

Licensed Therapist

In 60302 - Nearby to Riverwoods.

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.

Jon Dodds, PhD, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Jon Dodds, PhD, LCPC

License Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60601 - Nearby to Riverwoods.

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.

Malinda Steele, MA, LCSW, ACSW, BCD
Psychotherapist

Malinda Steele, MA, LCSW, ACSW, BCD

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 60625 - Nearby to Riverwoods.

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.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 60004 - Nearby to Riverwoods.

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.

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 Riverwoods.

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.

Home Psych Services, P.C.
Psychotherapist

Home Psych Services, P.C.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist / Company President

In 60056 - Nearby to Riverwoods.

Home Psych Services, P.C. provides comprehensive psychotherapy services - individual, family, and couples counseling - in the comfort, safety, and convenience of your own home. We believe that this type of psychotherapy - delivered directly in your home where your problems often started in the first place - is the most effective form of treatment. Our therapeutic style tends to be solution-focused - focused on accomplishing well-defined goals. We also utilize social work services to connect our clients with resources in the community to address all aspects of your presenting problems.

Richard Cohen, Ph.D
Psychotherapist

Richard Cohen, Ph.D

Clinical Psychologist

In 60076 - Nearby to Riverwoods.

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.

William Edleman, LCSW, MSW
Psychotherapist

William Edleman, LCSW, MSW

LCSW

In 60061 - Nearby to Riverwoods.

Often, people allow unfounded fears to keep them from getting the help they need. instead of overcoming the issues, they have chosen to give in to a lifetime of pain and suffering. These people simply need help - the kind of help William Edleman Offers. William Edleman has extensive experience at established psychiatric facilities of Rockford Memorial Hospital and Swedish American. He has been in practice for nearly 3 decades and his commitment has inspired trust in hundreds of people.

James McClymonds, Psy.D., HSPP
Psychotherapist

James McClymonds, Psy.D., HSPP

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 60603 - Nearby to Riverwoods.

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.

David Johnson, LCSW
Psychotherapist

David Johnson, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 60202 - Nearby to Riverwoods.

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.

Aldo P. Hernandez, LCSW
Psychotherapist

Aldo P. Hernandez, LCSW

Psychotherapist

In 60640 - Nearby to Riverwoods.

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.

Wayne Riendeau, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Wayne Riendeau, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60031 - Nearby to Riverwoods.

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.

Deb Norton, MS LCPC NCC
Psychotherapist

Deb Norton, MS LCPC NCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60048 - Nearby to Riverwoods.

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.

Bruce Christensen, Ph. D.
Psychotherapist

Bruce Christensen, Ph. D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 60195 - Nearby to Riverwoods.

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.

Tarah Galloway, LCPC, ATR
Psychotherapist

Tarah Galloway, LCPC, ATR

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Registered Art Therapist

In 60173 - Nearby to Riverwoods.

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.

Ralph Whetstine, Psy.D., ACHT
Psychotherapist

Ralph Whetstine, Psy.D., ACHT

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 60007 - Nearby to Riverwoods.

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.

Kristin Patten, MA, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Kristin Patten, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60031 - Nearby to Riverwoods.

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.

Louise Cohen, LCSW
Psychotherapist

Louise Cohen, LCSW

MSW, LCSW

In 60004 - Nearby to Riverwoods.

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.

Felicia Glick, LCSW
Psychotherapist

Felicia Glick, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 60004 - Nearby to Riverwoods.

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.

Mary Lynn Meyers, LCSW
Psychotherapist

Mary Lynn Meyers, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 60093 - Nearby to Riverwoods.

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.

Paula Mathiasen, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Paula Mathiasen, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60004 - Nearby to Riverwoods.

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.

Jennifer Froemel, MA, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Jennifer Froemel, MA, LCPC

Counselor, MA, LCPC

In 60301 - Nearby to Riverwoods.

"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.



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Riverwoods is located in Lake County, Illinois. It has a land area of 3.96 square miles and a water area of 0.04 square miles.  The population of Riverwoods is 3,643 people with 1,227 households and a median annual income of $174,145. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Riverwoods, IL

No Financial Burden

Professional, private counseling in Riverwoods is extremely affordable for nearly everyone. This area ranks among the top of income earners for the entire nation and therfore hiring a therapist is not a financial issue for most people living here. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Riverwoods public health department.