ABOUT LIFE SOLUTIONS:
Margo has lived and worked in DeKalb County for over 20 years and is committed to improving the lives of the people and community. She is strongly dedicated to raising the standards of counseling to be more skillful and competent to create faster, long-term life improvements. Margo asserts that everyone deserves time to be listened to with unconditional support and without interruption. It is a basic human right to have time to talk about stressors and receive help figuring these out. Unfortunately, society has forgotten to teach that we need time to release stress in the most fundamental human way: talking and learning about it. Seeking counseling is a strength.
In addition to her dedication to humans, Margo is an animal advocate and compassionate about the roles of animals within individual and family systems. She has been described as “endearing, warm, comfortable to be around, and pretty funny.”
SPECIALIZATIONS AND APPROACH:
- Anxiety, depression, chronic pain/health issues
- Couples and family counseling
- PTSD and abuse
- Adjustment and coping difficulties
During the course of her studies, Margo became particularly interested in helping couples and families improve relationships and functioning. She dedicates a significant portion of her practice to those chronic pain, trauma, and grief. Margo also focused her studies and attention on working with communication and career difficulties. Her doctoral dissertation research is focused on chronic pain/illness, management, and systems of support, including pets.
She works regularly with clients seeking support for:
- Grief and loss
- Communication difficulties
- Work difficulties
- Self-improvement, increased life satisfaction and happiness
- Life transition and change issues
Margo will provide you with effective empowerment as a means to decrease stress, increase life satisfaction, and achieve your goals. Significant change is possible within a short period of time. In life, everyone becomes overwhelmed with stress or dissatisfied with relationships. If you are ready to feel better or resolve problems, her services may be an excellent fit for you. You will receive:
*Top notch expertise and skills unmatched by non-professionals
*Reasonable and clear guidance that is easy to understand
*Comfortable, non-intimidating, warm, and confidential atmosphere
*Objective, non-judgmental support and genuine concern for you
*Researched based approaches proven to be effective to decrease stress and increase satisfaction
Internal, relationship, and work problems make it difficult to live in the world today. Margo believes that increased life fulfillment will emerge from a willingness to genuinely find out what is going on inside us including thoughts, behaviors, and moods. The barrier to feeling better and achieving more in life is leaving internal processes unexamined. This is what leads to undesirable life situations or personal symptoms. Counseling is important for everyone. All people need time to process and reconfigure themselves to be more happy and effective. Similar to any life endeavor, work is necessary to obtain what you want.
MORE ABOUT MARGO:
Margo is presently working in her private group practice located in DeKalb, IL and teaching at local colleges. She is in the last third of her doctoral degree in counseling. To learn more about her and her approach to psychotherapy, please go to www.lifesolutionsgroup.org