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Therapists in Lake County

"Counseling Equals Growth. Do you or do you not want an awesome life? We all want to live authentic, self-aware, successful, and peaceful lives. How do we prepare ourselves for that journey? How do we get there? With compassion! I provide an emotionally safe environment to express who you are and who you want to become. I strive to provide the support needed for clients to resolve conflicts, solve problems, heal wounds, and live healthy, happy and satisfying lives. Determine how past life experiences are affecting your responses to current life issues. Overcome the barriers that may be limiting your true potential."
"Every person at times experiences difficult problems which they have trouble coping with. In the midst of their problem, it is common to only see despair and hopelessness. But there is always some meaning that can be found in problems, and always some way a difficult situation can be made better. There is a Finnish saying: "However much there is that is bad, there is always some good in it." I collaborate with my clients in finding solutions they never thought of, consider approaches they never tried, and replace self-defeating attitudes with more productive ones"
"Individuals and couples seeking greater satisfaction, both personally and with others will find my easy style and environment enables them to feel comfortable while they focus on working through the challenges of their personal life and their spiritual journey. As a Pastoral Counselor taking this journey with my clients is rewarding as I witness each individual coming to greater wholeness."
"I Am Ready, Counseling Services is a private practice offering individual and couples therapy. I specialize in anxiety and depressive disorders. I diagnose and treat a demographic which includes adolescents and adults."
"I believe that one of the goals of therapy should be for a person to see a clear path to achieving life dreams. This often occurs through in-depth self study and examination, as well as telling one's story, and becoming comfortable with that story relative to a life situation. Through therapy, an individual develops the confidence he/she needs to face life and all its complications. A variety of treatment methods may be necessary to achieve the goals of therapy and a therapist should be willing to explore options based on the individual needs of his/her clients."
Psychological Associate, MA
"I work with both adolescents and adults using a compassionate and caring approach that includes skills based training for practical outcomes based on their values and goals. Using a collaborative approach, we will work to solve problems using skills and move through challenges in the most effective way possible. I use both person-centered and motivational interviewing styles with an emphasis in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy to assist patients in staying present in the moment while preparing to move forward. I accept patients where they are now and work with them to learn about their diagnosis and move ahead in their lives."
"Interested in living a more grounded and joyful life? Do you find yourself stuck or dissatisfied? I believe these feelings are a signal for exploration and growth.We will delve into the simple, but not easy ways of identifying one's behaviors, negative thought patterns and current blocks.We will collaboratively establish a clear and concise path to achieving your goals. I use a combination of techniques that are specifically tailored for your presenting issues. I draw from a mindfulness-based practice,Gestalt therapy, existential psychology and 10 years as a yoga instructor."
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSSA, LISW
"My goal in all therapeutic interventions with clients is to promote their strengths and ability to prosper. Treatment is individualized and research based in accordance with client needs. I have over 35 years of experience treating children, adolescents, and adults. My specialties are anxiety disorders, anxiety-related disorders, including Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Trichotillomania, depression, and mood disorders."
"I combine a direct and practical coping skills-based approach to therapy with warmth and non-judgmental acceptance of individuals desiring to improve their lives. I will collaborate with you to help solve problems that are within your control and to better cope with those challenges that are outside of your control. Therapy is collaborative and primarily present-oriented to assist you in coping effectively in the here and now. I utilize cognitive-behavioral therapies with an emphasis on Dialectical Behavioral Therapy including mindful awareness."
"Exodus is committed to inspiring and assisting in the resolving of emotional issues and behavioral problems which prevent you from developing closer relationships with family and friends. "Free your mind and everything else will following" Our approach is holistic and varies, in order to treat serious issues including mental health, substance abuse, and behavioral disorders. Our reach will exceed our grasp."
"Feelings of hopelessness, worthlessness, and helplessness often bring people into psychotherapy. I help adults, children (as young as 2), adolescents, and couples with emotional issues. These important issues present in our lives in many ways including relationship problems, feelings of anger, anxiety or depression that many times do not make sense or may feel that things may seem unchangeable, May be difficult to imagine that current circumstances in your life could ever be better. For example, difficulties with work or school performance, or you may simply feeling stuck."
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, ACSW, LISW
"I believe my number one specialty is marital/couples therapy because I have been trained by some of the best researchers in the field of marriage and relationships such as John Gottman, PhD, Richard Stuart, MD, and Neil Jacobson, PhD. They have helped me to understand and appreciate the principles that make a marriage work and the process of adjustment couples go through in the course of their relationship. I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker and my career of 37 years includes in-patient psychiatric and out-patient counseling settings."
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSSA, LISW-S
"I specialize in couples therapy using the Gottman Method, which was developed from over 40 years of research on what actually makes relationships succeed or fail. Couples learn how to effectively communicate and manage conflict, strengthen their friendship, increase positive actions, and support each other's dreams for the future."
"I believe therapy should be tailored to each client because everyone has different needs. It's exciting to get to know each client and how I can be of help to them. I enjoy working with clients of all ages, and have a special interest in children, young adults and couples. I have experience treating a variety of issues, especially anxiety, depression, OCD, and relationship issues. I am committed to upholding the highest ethical and legal standards, as well as participating in professional development to keep up-to-date with the best practices in the field of mental health counseling."
"Exhausted, stressed, overwhelmed? Unable to accomplish day to day activities, your job or schoolwork? Struggling with pain, stomach issues, high blood pressure or diabetes? Can't sleep, concentrate or have changes in your appetite or weight? Been more frustrated and irritable? Are you depressed and anxious and don't know where to turn? You don't need to suffer in silence anymore. I developed the Health and Wellness Intensive Outpatient Program with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and proven coping skills to help you reclaim yourself and your life!"
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LPCC
"I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with 7 years of experience in the mental health field. For the past several years, I have worked in the non-profit community mental health field within Lake County. I assisted in creating and developing a Transitional Youth program that specializes in working with young adults and adolescents. In addition to working with the Transitional Youth population, I have worked as an advocate for the Lake County Victims of Crime (VOC). Areas of interest include working with youth, anxiety, depression and ADHD."
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LSW
"Life continually places challenges before us, but it is how we meet those challenges that will define who we are. People come to therapy for a variety of reasons, some with specific issues, others with broader questions about who they are and where their lives are headed. It is essential that you feel comfortable expressing yourself and communicating openly. My methods are personalized and tailored to the individual needs of each client. I will offer guidance and support as you achieve each of your goals and reach success."
"I have many years of experience working with individuals who struggle with mental health and addiction problems. I use a skill-based approach to treatment called dialectical behavioral therapy. This type of treatment focuses on learning how to live in the moment, manage interpersonal relationships effectively, handle life's challenges with grace and competence, and understand and deal with feelings in constructive ways. Using my training and diagnostic knowledge I will develop a comprehensive treatment plan that emphasizes relapse prevention and living a life worth living. I work with a team of other mental health professionals including psychiatrists, and counselors."
"I am privileged to offer services in helping those with a wide range of mental health, substance use, marital, and other stressful life situations. I and other staff at PBHS adopt a nonjudgmental approach when working with our clients and strive to place empathy and understanding at the forefront of our care. Seeking support for mental health issues can be difficult and scary, and I attempt to understand and validate that barrier when appropriate. While emphasizing understanding, I provide treatment using practices that have been developed to maximize their effectiveness and are supported through years of research and are tailored to your specific needs."
"The purpose of my work is help empower individuals to gain fresh insight and perspective. Many of my clients find themselves stuck when they are facing an unexpected transition, a loss, or just need a change in their lives. I work together with individuals, couples and families to create goals that are realistic and challenging so that they might lead more peaceful, fulfilling lives and have meaningful relationships."