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Debra K. Hirschberg, LCSW
Psychotherapist

Debra K. Hirschberg, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 60118 - Nearby to West Chicago.

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.

Louise Cohen, LCSW
Psychotherapist

Louise Cohen, LCSW

MSW, LCSW

In 60195 - Nearby to West Chicago.

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.

Sheldon Isenberg, LCSW, BCD
Psychotherapist

Sheldon Isenberg, LCSW, BCD

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Board Certified Diplomate

In 60540 - Nearby to West Chicago.

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.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 60007 - Nearby to West Chicago.

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.

Kari Hunter, LMFT, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Kari Hunter, LMFT, LCPC

Psychotherapist, Relationship Specialist, Discernment Counselor

In 60134 - Nearby to West Chicago.

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.

Karen Cohen, MS, LPC, NCC
Psychotherapist

Karen Cohen, MS, LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 60010 - Nearby to West Chicago.

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.

Mathew Carver, JC Accredited
Psychotherapist

Mathew Carver, JC Accredited

Mental Health Retreatment Center

In 60007 - Nearby to West Chicago.

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.

Paula Mathiasen, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Paula Mathiasen, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60004 - Nearby to West Chicago.

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.

Angela Rene Brown, LCSW
Psychotherapist

Angela Rene Brown, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 60560 - Nearby to West Chicago.

Learn more about yourself and how your thoughts, feelings, mood and behaviors impact your life. Psychotherapy, also known as “talk therapy” or “counseling” helps you take control of your own life and develop more constructive ways to deal with issues and challenges in your life. There are times in our lives that can be more challenging. Psychotherapy can be a very supportive tool in navigating these difficult times and in processing significant past life events .

Stenzel Clinical Services, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Stenzel Clinical Services, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60187 - Nearby to West Chicago.

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.

Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center
Psychotherapist

Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center

In 60439 - Nearby to West Chicago.

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.

Dr. Jessica Norman, PhD, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Dr. Jessica Norman, PhD, LCPC

Dr.

In 60174 - Nearby to West Chicago.

Psychotherapy is a wonderful therapeutic approach for people who are experiencing some struggles with life, are ready to change, set goals, and heal. Encompassing talk therapy and a safe, supportive environment, you can begin to explore and challenge yourself, behaviors and thoughts and move toward recapturing your well being, motivation and insight.

Payal Sud, LCSW, ICDVP, LCSW,ICDVP
Psychotherapist

Payal Sud, LCSW, ICDVP, LCSW,ICDVP

Licensed clinical social worker

In 60515 - Nearby to West Chicago.

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.

Teri Murphy, MS, LCPC, CADC
Psychotherapist

Teri Murphy, MS, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60515 - Nearby to West Chicago.

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.

Roberta Vondrak, MA, LCPC, CADC
Psychotherapist

Roberta Vondrak, MA, LCPC, CADC

LCPC, CADC

In 60440 - Nearby to West Chicago.

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.

Tarah Galloway, LCPC, ATR
Psychotherapist

Tarah Galloway, LCPC, ATR

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Registered Art Therapist

In 60173 - Nearby to West Chicago.

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.

Cherry Weber, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Cherry Weber, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 60174 - Nearby to West Chicago.

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.

Thomas Heroldt, MA, LCPC, CADC
Psychotherapist

Thomas Heroldt, MA, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60175 - Nearby to West Chicago.

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.

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 West Chicago.

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.

Deborah Metroka, MA, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Deborah Metroka, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60156 - Nearby to West Chicago.

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.

Donna Marie Desai, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Donna Marie Desai, LCPC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

In 60154 - Nearby to West Chicago.

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.

Bruce Christensen, Ph. D.
Psychotherapist

Bruce Christensen, Ph. D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 60195 - Nearby to West Chicago.

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.

Ray Kadkhodaian, MA, PsyD, LCPC
Psychotherapist

Ray Kadkhodaian, MA, PsyD, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60004 - Nearby to West Chicago.

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.

Margo Milano, LCPC, NCC, CFLE, EAP-S
Psychotherapist

Margo Milano, LCPC, NCC, CFLE, EAP-S

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Certified Family Life Educator

In 60119 - Nearby to West Chicago.

Psychotherapy is a broad term used to describe the type of conversation that happens in counseling or therapy. Psychotherapy can be implemented by using many different theoretical orientations, though all commonly include conversation. Cognitive-behavioral, Narrative, Acceptance-and-Commitment, and even Music or Play therapy are all different orientations implemented in psychotherapy. Ask your counselor for the type of psychotherapy you desire. Some orientations have more research supporting their effectiveness, such as Cognitive-Behavioral. Orientations such as the Gottman Method orPET-C, are designed for couples. Start now to obtain relief and increase satisfaction!

Regina Rogers, LCPC, NCC, BCC
Psychotherapist

Regina Rogers, LCPC, NCC, BCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60504 - Nearby to West Chicago.

Psychotherapy helps you to tap into your inner-most feelings and subconscious thoughts that control social/emotional behavior. Psychotherapy techniques will help you to identify and cope with challenges that keep you from realizing the life you idealize. Therapeutic techniques may include, but are not limited to, the client expressing any thoughts and feelings without censorship (free association) or analyzing dreams for meaning. In doing so, the client will gain self-awareness necessary to promote healthy personality and behavior changes.



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West Chicago is located in DuPage County, Illinois. It has a land area of 15.15 square miles and a water area of 0.33 square miles.  The population of West Chicago is 27,447 people with 7,566 households and a median annual income of $69,071. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for West Chicago, IL

Generally Affordable

Therapists in West Chicago are often within budget with some potential challenges for longer term commitments. Your mental health and well being are a top priority. If accessibility is a concern, ask your counselor about sliding scale fees or inquire about accepted insurance plans. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local West Chicago public health department.