Week of 7/19/21: Availability is extremely limited because of the COVID-19 pandemic and its toll on mental health.
All clinicians at the Samaritan Counseling Center of the Northwest Suburbs are licensed by the State of Illinois and/or certified by a professional organization. They represent a variety of professional backgrounds, including: clinical psychologists, social workers, counselors, marriage and family therapists, and pastoral counselors.
All clinicians have at least one master’s degree as well as a minimum of 10 years of experience.
Psy.D., Clinical Director
Wait List; Psychologist, Clinical Director, specializes in children, adolescents and their families, addressing anxiety, ADHD, trauma, giftedness. Trained in CBT, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy. X 325
Not accepting new clients; Specializes in relationship issues, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, personality disorders, suicide prevention, LGBT issues, experiences of loss and trauma. Trained in DBT and EMDR. X 315
Limited Availability; Provides individual and family services for adolescents, young adults, adults, and families dealing with a range of mental health concerns, including anxiety, depression, ADHD, trauma and loss, identity development, LGBTQIA issues, interpersonal relationships, and helping children and adolescents who may be at a higher risk of using maladaptive coping strategies to deal with stressors. X 338
Not accepting new clients; Specializes in working with adolescents and their families, and adults on substance abuse, depression, anxiety, anger management, and coping with stress. Fluent in French. X 318
Limited Availability; Addiction specialist. Works with individuals and couples dealing with grief, depression, anxiety, and coping with life transitions. Specializes in Gottman Method of couples therapy. X 321
Accepting new clients; Empowers children (ages 7+), adolescents, and adults with anxiety, depression, grief, loss, trauma, spirituality, relationship issues. Trained in ACT, CBT, DBT, SFT, EMDR, Positive Psychology. X 316
Not Accepting New Clients; Primarily uses a method of therapy known as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Rachel offers therapy for adolescents and adults in individual, family, and group settings. X 324
Wait List; Works with adults, couples, adolescents and children. Specializes in relationship issues, grief, culture shock, abuse and grief. Trained in CBT, EMDR, and Life Coaching. Fluent in Spanish. X 326
Accepting new adolescent and adult clients! Justin is a Navy veteran with 5 years of mental health professional experience. As a counselor in training, he uses CBT, and Psychodynamic Therapy to address trauma and stress.
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