Find a Therapist in Waukegan, Illinois.

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Psychotherapist

Richard Cohen, Ph.D

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Waukegan

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.

Psychotherapist

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

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Waukegan

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

William Edleman, LCSW, MSW

LCSW

Within driving distance of Waukegan

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.

Psychotherapist

Gary Phillips, S.T.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologist; Pastoral Counselor

Within driving distance of Waukegan

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

Cathy Chec, AMFT, MSMFT

Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Waukegan

Psychotherapy as a whole is a form of support I strongly believe can help anyone struggling with a wide array of issues. Simply having the space to confide in someone who is safe, non judgmental, validating, and consistent can make a great impact in your healing process. I value client-therapist alliance and am a firm believer that the relationship between a client and therapist is the most important factor in whether therapy will be deemed successful by the client.

Psychotherapist

Denise Ambre, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Psychoanalyst

Within driving distance of Waukegan

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.

Psychotherapist

Paula Mathiasen, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Waukegan

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.

Psychotherapist

Allison Schechter, PsyD

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Waukegan

While there are many misconceptions about what psychotherapy is and who can benefit from therapy, essentially therapy is a personal learning process that is focused on meeting your own defined goals for self-improvement. People may seek therapy if issues or problems feel overwhelming or if they begin to interfere with their overall functioning. I am here to assist with facilitating lifestyle changes, provide supportive and objective feedback, assist you in identifying underlying cause of distress, to teach you better ways of coping with stress and difficulty. As a trained therapist I will work with you and assist you in the journey of self-healing, growth, insight, and transformation.

Psychotherapist

Melissa Sanchez, LCPC, BC-DMT

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Board Certified Dance/Movement Therapist

Within driving distance of Waukegan

The process of engaging in psychotherapy can be a rich and rewarding experience. With a kind, engaging and inquisitive mind, my approach to therapy is based in humanistic, client-centered and existential philosophies. I truly believe that each person has within them the power to heal through thoughtful exploration of emotional patterns, spiritual concerns and resulting experiences. While focusing on present-moment concerns, the past will arise and show its influence. We will work together to piece out what is necessary to explore but not dive into your entire past. Sometimes this is necessary, sometimes it is not. I encourage each person to work with me in guiding their healing process.

Psychotherapist

Felicia Glick, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Waukegan

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

Catherine Papagiorgio, NCC, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor ,

Within driving distance of Waukegan

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.

Psychotherapist

James Garrett, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Waukegan

Welcome. My name is Jim Garrett. I'm a licensed clinical professional counselor and psychotherapist. There are many excellent reasons to use psychotherapy to help you feel better. Psychotherapy can often be very helpful for people feeling sad, worried, frustrated, angry, confused, stressed, or simply feeling down on themselves. And that's just a few of the issues that psychotherapy can help with. Your concerns may be different. Please feel free to call me to talk about how I can be helpful to you. To make it easier for you to get started, I offer a free phone consultation.

Psychotherapist

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

Licensed Clinical Psychologist / Company President

Within driving distance of Waukegan

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.



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Waukegan is located in Lake County, Illinois. It has a land area of 24.18 square miles and a water area of 0.22 square miles.  The population of Waukegan is 88,475 people with 28,826 households and a median annual income of $45,845. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Waukegan, IL

Some budgeting needed

While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in Waukegan, 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 Waukegan may have flexibility or sliding scales