Find a Therapist in Wauconda, Illinois.

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William Edleman, LCSW, MSW
Psychotherapist

William Edleman, LCSW, MSW

LCSW

In 60061 - Nearby to Wauconda.

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.

Kari Hunter, LMFT, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Kari Hunter, LMFT, LCPC

Psychotherapist, Relationship Specialist, Discernment Counselor

In 60123 - Nearby to Wauconda.

Kari Hunter has provided psychotherapy for individuals, couples and families for over 25 years. She offers many types of psychotherapy for problems such as anxiety, depression, ADHD, child and adolescent problems, and relationship struggles. Psychotherapy today incorporates our knowledge about brain science and behavioral change. Evidence from research has led to development of treatments such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness strategies, and many types of Marital and Family Therapy.

Carol Drengenberg, MA, RN, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Carol Drengenberg, MA, RN, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60062 - Nearby to Wauconda.

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.

Wayne Riendeau, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Wayne Riendeau, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60031 - Nearby to Wauconda.

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.

Cherry Weber, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Cherry Weber, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 60174 - Nearby to Wauconda.

Psychotherapy is not easily described in general statements. It varies depending on the therapist, the client, and the particular problems one is experiencing. There are many different methods that may be used to deal with the problems that you hope to address. Psychotherapy calls for a very active effort on your part. In order for therapy to be successful, you will have to work on things discussed during the session when at home. There are benefits to psychotherapy even though therapy often involves discussing unpleasant aspects of your life. You may experience uncomfortable feelings like sadness, guilt, anger, frustration, loneliness, and helplessness. Therapy often leads to better relationships, solutions to specific problems, and significant reductions in feelings of distress.

Mathew Carver, JC Accredited
Psychotherapist

Mathew Carver, JC Accredited

Mental Health Retreatment Center

In 60007 - Nearby to Wauconda.

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.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 60004 - Nearby to Wauconda.

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.

Ray Kadkhodaian, MA, PsyD, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Ray Kadkhodaian, MA, PsyD, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60004 - Nearby to Wauconda.

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.

Tarah Galloway, LCPC, ATR
Psychotherapist

Tarah Galloway, LCPC, ATR

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Registered Art Therapist

In 60173 - Nearby to Wauconda.

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.

Mark D. Parisi, Psy.D. and Associates, P.C.
Psychotherapist

Mark D. Parisi, Psy.D. and Associates, P.C.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist / Company President

In 60010 - Nearby to Wauconda.

Mark D. Parisi, Psy.D. & Associates, P.C. has a well-respected reputation for employing state-of-the-art psychotherapy techniques. Our counseling staff are highly trained in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Our approach is focused on, first, understanding exactly what we're treating and then working closely with you to set concrete, specific, attainable goals in psychotherapy. Give us a call for psychotherapy services that gets results.

Dan Blair, LMFT, LCPC, NCPC
Psychotherapist

Dan Blair, LMFT, LCPC, NCPC

Marriage Counselor

In 60012 - Nearby to Wauconda.

Psychotherapy is an in-depth review of where your life has been and where your life is going. Understanding how your history affects your emotions and current relationships gives you the chance to change long-standing patterns. Desired outcomes will be compared to actual outcomes to determine a change in thinking patterns. Steps are identified toward behavior change that otherwise has been elusive.

Home Psych Services, P.C.
Psychotherapist

Home Psych Services, P.C.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist / Company President

In 60056 - Nearby to Wauconda.

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.

Martin Scripp
Psychotherapist

Martin Scripp

Licensed Therapist

In 60173 - Nearby to Wauconda.

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.

Debra K. Hirschberg, LCSW
Psychotherapist

Debra K. Hirschberg, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 60118 - Nearby to Wauconda.

My approach to psychotherapy starts with a careful assessment of the problem and your attempts to solve them. We will look at your whole life, your health, your relationships with loved ones, your relationship with God. Sometimes, we are living life out of balance or we are going through difficult transitions and we just need some coaching on how to get ourselves unstuck. Other times solutions seem much more difficult to find. I can help with both but I am especially committed to finding creative solutions for those times when that problem just doesn't seem to go away no matter how hard you try.

Stephanie Brands, LCSW, CADC
Psychotherapist

Stephanie Brands, LCSW, CADC

Clinical Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

I believe psychotherapy helps teach us how to have healthy relationships, cope with life stressors, and learn to love and accept ourselves. Within my psychotherapy sessions and groups I begin with identifying what your presenting problem is and we begin to work on solving how you got to this problem. I often discuss the importance of self love, assertiveness, and the importance of communicating effectively. I work with my clients to lift them up and empower them to recognize unhealthy habits and relationships and replace them with sustainable healthy habits that benefit them in every aspect of their lives.

Michael Sherry, EdD, IABMCP
Psychotherapist

Michael Sherry, EdD, IABMCP

Clinical Psychologist

In 60013 - Nearby to Wauconda.

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

Deborah Metroka, MA, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Deborah Metroka, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60156 - Nearby to Wauconda.

Psychotherapy is both a relational experience and learning process that can foster much personal and professional growth and healing. My approach is to provide a healthy, encouraging relationship that is both collaborative, instructive, and one that empowers you to become your best self and grow into the life and work that is most meaningful for you. I will model and teach you various skills, provides resources, and support you towards the solutions that fit you best.

Karen Bridwell, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Karen Bridwell, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60121 - Nearby to Wauconda.

.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).

Paula Mathiasen, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Paula Mathiasen, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60004 - Nearby to Wauconda.

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.

Kristin Patten, MA, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Kristin Patten, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60031 - Nearby to Wauconda.

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.

Ralph Whetstine, Psy.D., ACHT
Psychotherapist

Ralph Whetstine, Psy.D., ACHT

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 60173 - Nearby to Wauconda.

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.

Pete Marcelo, LCSW, PhD
Psychotherapist

Pete Marcelo, LCSW, PhD

Clinical & School Psychologist / Clinical & School Social Worker

In 60142 - Nearby to Wauconda.

We all think negatively at times; however, we are empowered because we can change the way we think in order to feel better and cope in the best way possible. In order to pursue optimal psychological health, one way to start is to begin to monitor our thinking regularly. The next step is to examine or question our thoughts and ask ourselves things like: Are our thoughts rational or reasonable? Are they helpful in changing the situation or making us feel better? Are they in proportion to what has happened? Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a particularly effective form of psychotherapy that can help you learn how to feel better especially if CBT is part of a comprehensive treatment plan

Thomas Heroldt, MA, LCPC, CADC
Psychotherapist

Thomas Heroldt, MA, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60175 - Nearby to Wauconda.

Being properly diagnosis is the first order of business. Feeling comfortable with your therapist is also very important. Having clear and concise goals for psychotherapy helps both the client and therapist stay on course and ensure a successful outcome in a time frame that allows for efficient change that is long lasting. Also working in conjunction with medical personal can help better use the therapy process.

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

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

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 53158 - Nearby to Wauconda.

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!

Deb Norton, Deb Norton
Psychotherapist

Deb Norton, Deb Norton

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60048 - Nearby to Wauconda.

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.



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Wauconda is located in Lake County, Illinois. It has a land area of 5.09 square miles and a water area of 0.68 square miles.  The population of Wauconda is 13,814 people with 4,940 households and a median annual income of $74,646. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Wauconda, IL

Mostly Affordable

Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Wauconda 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 Wauconda public health department.