Jenn Balleto, LCPC




Please note that Jenn Balleto will be moving her counseling practice to Independence Health and Therapy (IHT) in light of Samaritan’s closure (effective 5/31/2023.)

Jenn Balleto, LCPC, is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and a certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional. Jenn received her Bachelor of Psychology degree from Argosy University, and her Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology.  Jenn provides therapeutic services for individuals and families who are experiencing challenges related to, depression, anxiety/panic, mood disorders, mental health crisis, and additional life transitions and stressors; with an expertise in the areas of grief/loss, trauma, and traumatic loss.

Jenn believes in a collaborative treatment approach, understanding that every client brings with them their own unique and individual experiences and therefore, the therapeutic support provided to each client must also be unique and individualized. In practice, Jenn incorporates a variety of evidenced-based treatment models through a trauma-informed lens to best meet the support needs of her clients.

Jenn facilitates a monthly support group for suicide loss survivors and is the co-chair of the McHenry County Suicide Prevention Task Force. Jenn is also available to provide education to the community on mental health and suicide prevention; she is certified Question-Persuade-Refer (QPR) Instructor, an evidenced based suicide prevention program, as well as, a certified instructor of the ACE Interface Curriculum, a program designed to build resiliency by educating communities about the impact that adverse childhood experiences have on our health and wellness.

Jenn accepts the following insurance plans:

  • Aetna PPO
  • Blue Cross / Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Magellan
  • Meridian
  • United PPO