Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Bolingbrook, Illinois

Find a therapist in Bolingbrook, Illinois that meets your needs. Browse our comprehensive list of affordable and licensed therapists in Bolingbrook to find a professional specializing in counseling people with stress, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, grief and more.


Amelia Lambert

MSW, LCSW
14 years experience
• B.A. in Human Services from National-Louis University • MSW from Loyola University Chicago School of Social Work • Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Illinois “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” – Arthur Ashe Throughout our lives we are challenged by obstacles that can be difficult to manage on our own. Reaching out for help in those times can be incredibly difficult. Working with a therapist during those struggles in life can help find the insight... Read More
• B.A. in Human Services from National-Louis University • MSW from Loyola University Chicago School of Social Work • Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Illinois “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” – Arthur Ashe Throughout our lives we are challenged by... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 14 years

Patricia Stern

LCSW, MBA
30 years experience
Hi. I’m Patricia Stern, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Illinois, with over 25 years of experience as a therapist. I see older adolescents and adults of all ages. They may be anxious, depressed, grieving a loss or trying to cope with stress. They may have health or medical concerns; or just be looking to improve their life skills and to make decisions and plans that are helpful for them. I see myself as... Read More
Hi. I’m Patricia Stern, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Illinois, with over 25 years of experience as a therapist. I see older adolescents and adults of all ages. They may be anxious, depressed, grieving a loss or trying to... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 30 years

Dr. Julia Kogan

PsyD
8 years experience
I am a licensed clinical psychologist with over 8 years of clinical experience. I have received training and supervision in university medical centers, state hospitals, college counseling centers, and private practice. I have specialized training in anxiety/stress, adjustment difficulties, sleep problems, relationship issues, career problems, and coping with chronic medical illness. I utilize a combination of cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused, positive psychology, and interpersonal therapies. I am also a Triple P Parenting certified instructor. Triple P is... Read More
I am a licensed clinical psychologist with over 8 years of clinical experience. I have received training and supervision in university medical centers, state hospitals, college counseling centers, and private practice. I have specialized training in anxiety/stress, adjustment difficulties, sleep... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 8 years

Diane Bailey Yoder

MS, LCPC, NCC
7 years experience
I have been helping individuals over the years to overcome many challenges. I am here to help guide you no matter what you are going through whether it be relationship concerns, life changes and transitions, career changes, grief, trauma, feelings of depression and/or feeling anxious. I have experience working with parenting concerns whether as a couple, co-parenting situations, or as single parents. I spent several years helping veterans with PTSD in both individual and group... Read More
I have been helping individuals over the years to overcome many challenges. I am here to help guide you no matter what you are going through whether it be relationship concerns, life changes and transitions, career changes, grief, trauma, feelings... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 7 years

Hannah Noel

LCSW
7 years experience
Hello! I’m Hannah, a clinical social worker licensed in Illinois with 7 years of experience. I have worked with clients of all ages in individual, family, and group settings. I believe that forming a secure therapeutic relationship is essential for the client’s success. Some specialties I work with are: depression, anxiety, mood disorders, interpersonal relationships, abuse, and trauma. My counseling style is friendly, open, and collaborative. I recognize that it... Read More
Hello! I’m Hannah, a clinical social worker licensed in Illinois with 7 years of experience. I have worked with clients of all ages in individual, family, and group settings. I believe that forming a secure therapeutic relationship... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 7 years

Terra Ogle

LCSW
15 years experience
I have been working in this field for 15 years. I received my undergraduate degree and Master of Social Work degree from the University of Illinois. Since then I have primarily treated issues such as suicidal ideation, depression, anxiety, and trauma history. My style is warm and supportive. I see myself as your tour guide as we navigate through the issues you want to work on. Being a social worker, I believe that... Read More
I have been working in this field for 15 years. I received my undergraduate degree and Master of Social Work degree from the University of Illinois. Since then I have primarily treated issues such as suicidal ideation, depression, anxiety,... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 15 years

Kristen Kasperek

MA, LPC
7 years experience
Hi, my name is Kristen Kasperek and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Illinois and a National Certified Counselor. I have 7 years of experience working with children, adolescents, adults, families, and couples in individual and group settings. I worked as a Psycho Social Rehabilitation Therapist for quite some time where I became certified in OCD as well as PTSD. I have vast experience working with those who suffer from chronic... Read More
Hi, my name is Kristen Kasperek and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Illinois and a National Certified Counselor. I have 7 years of experience working with children, adolescents, adults, families, and couples in individual and... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 7 years

Dr. Meredith Hayes

Psy.D, L.C.P.C.
13 years experience
I'm a licensed therapist in the state of Illinois. I have been in the field for 13 years working together with people to better their lives. I've been honored to work with many different people going through many different things. My clients have presented with issues such as: Depression; Anxiety/OCD; Addiction; Trauma and Abuse; Eating Disorders; Self-Injury: Bi-Polar; Couples Issues; Life transitions and many more more. I would describe myself as an interactive therapist,... Read More
I'm a licensed therapist in the state of Illinois. I have been in the field for 13 years working together with people to better their lives. I've been honored to work with many different people going through many different... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 13 years

Sophia Burke

LCPC
6 years experience
I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in Chicago, IL with years of experience working with adults facing a range of issues such as depression, anxiety, eating disorders and the symptoms associated with trauma and/or PTSD. As a clinician I thrive on the power of an authentic therapeutic relationship and work from a holistic and strengths-based approach. I strive to create a safe and accepting space wherein clients can begin to build... Read More
I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in Chicago, IL with years of experience working with adults facing a range of issues such as depression, anxiety, eating disorders and the symptoms associated with trauma and/or PTSD. As... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 6 years

Sindy Ortiz-Corona

LCPC
9 years experience
As a therapist, I believe in providing a safe space where my clients can feel seen, heard and understood. They may be feeling overwhelmed or stuck, or the circumstances of their lives feel beyond their ability to cope. I embrace a holistic approach, including, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person Centered Therapy, Mindfulness, and Solution Focused Therapy to meet my client’s needs. I believe it is important that clients have a say in their healing journey, therefore... Read More
As a therapist, I believe in providing a safe space where my clients can feel seen, heard and understood. They may be feeling overwhelmed or stuck, or the circumstances of their lives feel beyond their ability to cope. I embrace... Read More
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  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Experience: 9 years

An Overview of Mental Health In Bolingbrook, Illinois

Across the US, there is a shortage of mental health professionals and a high rate of mental illness. This is contributing to a mental health crisis. Mental health is often overlooked in favor of screenings and prevention of physical health issues. The reality is that mental illness can be just as serious as many of the most common physical illnesses, sometimes resulting in disability and even death. Suicide rates have been rising in the United States. The current rate is approximately 14 per 100,000 people, making suicide the tenth leading cause of death in the nation overall. This health crisis is affecting hundreds of cities around the country. Bolingbrook, Illinois, is one of them.

The town of Bolingbrook is a suburb of Chicago, and is located partly in DuPage County and partly in Will County. In 2017, its population was just over 75,000. Its economy specializes in the industries of finance & insurance, transportation & warehousing as well as wholesale trade. It has a poverty rate of 7.7 percent, and an unemployment rate of 5.6 percent.

Mental Health In Illinois

It often helps to compare a city’s statistics to those of the state as a whole. Illinois ranks relatively well on Mental Health America’s list of states in terms of having good mental health and access to treating it. Illinois achieved an overall rank of 11, with more specific ratings of 6 in adult mental health and 15 in youth mental health. In prevalence of illnesses it ranks at number 10, and in access at number 18.

While still not a terrible rating overall, it looks like Illinois could stand to make some improvement in terms of easier access to mental health care. There are many factors that can affect this, such as lack of insurance, inability to pay for care and even stigma still surrounding the issue.

Risk Factors in Bolingbrook

In Bolingbrook and the surrounding area, the poor access to mental health care often link to poverty. While Bolingbrook’s poverty rate isn’t particularly high, it doesn’t mean that those affected suffer any less than those who live in an area with a higher poverty rate. With a median income of nearly $85,000 and per capita income of only about $31,000, there appears to be a wide income disparity in the city.

Amita Health released information regarding health stats and needs across its service area, primarily located within Will and DuPage counties. It stated that just over 38 percent of low-income patients reported poor to fair mental health in 2015, while almost 59 percent of low-income patients reported chronic symptoms of depression.

Unfortunately, poverty and mental illness can create a tough cycle. Often, mental illness can be debilitating enough to prevent the sufferer from working, while unemployment and other poverty issues can be stressful enough to bring on a mental illness.

On the other hand, the suicide rate in DuPage County is quite a bit lower than the rest of the state, at 9 and 9.3 per 100,000, respectively. As previously stated, the national average is about 14.

Resources in Bolingbrook

It is common to feel alone when you are dealing with a mental illness, but there are many other people dealing with the same issues. Always remember that there are people who understand and can help. There are many resources available in Bolingbrook, but if you are conducting research on your own, the search can be overwhelming. There are many great resources available

  • Olimene Counseling Services is a facility located within Bolingbrook which offers various types of counseling, such as individual, couples and family, as well as psychotherapy.
  • The CSC offers a range of services to help patients with a mental illness, such as individual and family counseling, and financial counseling. This facility is also located in Bolingbrook.
  • Howard Counseling Services of Bolingbrook is another counseling facility with multiple types of services. Much of its counseling is focused on helping children and teens specifically.
  • The SASS program from the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services is available to help fund youth mental health care, and provides other resources.

E-Counseling is another great resource. It is an online directory you can use to search for mental health professionals in the area who meet your needs and can help you meet your goals. Reach out today.