Find a Therapist in Illinois

Finding a professional therapist you can trust can be challenging. That’s why we’ve created this directory, allowing you to find and connect with Illinois-based therapists that meet your needs. Browse our counselor directory to find licensed therapists in Illinois.


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

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

Kathleen Monroe

LCSW, CADC
5 years experience
Hello and Welcome! My name is Kathleen Monroe and I possess a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Loyola University Chicago and am licensed in Clinical Social Work in the state of Illinois. In addition; I hold a Certification as an Alcohol and other Drug Abuse Counselor. I have been working in a counseling field since 2014. Clients that I have worked with struggled in areas of mental health and substance abuse ranging in diagnosis’s... Read More
Hello and Welcome! My name is Kathleen Monroe and I possess a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Loyola University Chicago and am licensed in Clinical Social Work in the state of Illinois. In addition; I hold a Certification as... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years

Merissa Pryor

MSW, LCSW
7 years experience
Sometimes in the journey of life we could all benefit from someone to journey with us during the difficult times. My name is Merissa and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I have over seven years experience in counseling as well as advocacy, mental health and substance abuse treatment experience. I specialize in empowering individuals that may be struggling with depression, anxiety, self-esteem, mood disorders or relationship issues. My main therapeutic approach includes Cognitive... Read More
Sometimes in the journey of life we could all benefit from someone to journey with us during the difficult times. My name is Merissa and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I have over seven years experience in counseling... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 7 years

Colleen Martinez

LCSW
11 years experience
Hi! My name is Colleen. I have my Masters in Social Work with a specialization in schools. I am currently working on completing a certification to be a certified drug and alcohol counselor as I feel that is a problem that affects many students. I have been working in alternative schools for most of my career but also worked in private practice for many years. I have worked with children and... Read More
Hi! My name is Colleen. I have my Masters in Social Work with a specialization in schools. I am currently working on completing a certification to be a certified drug and alcohol counselor as I feel that is... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 11 years

Wayne Hill

MS, LPC
15 years experience
Hi, my name is Wayne Hill and I’m a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). I have over 15 years experience in mental health and behavioral counseling. I specialize in working with individuals struggling with relationship problems, depression, anxiety, grief, social issues, and compulsive behaviors. My goal has always been to give hope to people who feel stuck, lost or overwhelmed. I have had the pleasure of assisting countless individuals, couples and families improve their... Read More
Hi, my name is Wayne Hill and I’m a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). I have over 15 years experience in mental health and behavioral counseling. I specialize in working with individuals struggling with relationship problems, depression, anxiety, grief, social... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 15 years

Krista Klund

LCSW
18 years experience
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Illinois and I have been practicing for 16 years. I received my Master of Social Work from Loyola University in Chicago in 2002 with a specialty in Children and Families. I have worked a variety of different venues such as agencies, schools and residential treatment facilities and have experience in both individual and systems therapy. Treatment modalities that... Read More
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Illinois and I have been practicing for 16 years. I received my Master of Social Work from Loyola University in Chicago in 2002 with a specialty in Children... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 18 years

Harry R Gilley

LCSW, MS, Rehab, Admin, Certified, Anger, Management, Specialist
25 years experience
Hello! My name is Harry Gilley and I am a BeterHelp therapist! Thanks for taking the time to review my Bio. I have over 25 years experience in mental health, substance abuse, and medical social work experience while living in South Carolina, Illinois, Georgia, and Tennessee. I currently live in TN and teach at the University of Tennessee at Martin. I teach Social Work (SW) and specialize in SW and Health... Read More
Hello! My name is Harry Gilley and I am a BeterHelp therapist! Thanks for taking the time to review my Bio. I have over 25 years experience in mental health, substance abuse, and medical social work experience while... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 25 years

Dayna Russo

MSW, LCSW
4 years experience
My name is Dayna Russo, and I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 11 years of combined unlicensed and licensed experience in the social work field. I have a Master's of Social Work from Florida State University, and have experience working children, adolescents and adults through individual, family and couples counseling. My work focuses on mood disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, trauma and PTSD, and personality disorders. I use a... Read More
My name is Dayna Russo, and I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 11 years of combined unlicensed and licensed experience in the social work field. I have a Master's of Social Work from Florida State University, and have experience... Read More
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  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Experience: 4 years

Dr. Charmaine Jake-Matthews

LCPC
11 years experience
Hi, I am looking forward to getting to know you & the ways in which I can support and assist you. Prior to beginning my work as a counselor in the state of Illinois in 2007, I worked as a psychology professor (teaching & conducting research). Since 2007 I have used a variety of therapeutic techniques to help individuals, couples & families. I specialize in working with those dealing with anxiety, mood disorders... Read More
Hi, I am looking forward to getting to know you & the ways in which I can support and assist you. Prior to beginning my work as a counselor in the state of Illinois in 2007, I worked as a... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 11 years

Dipa Patel

LPC, MA
4 years experience
I treat adults diagnosed with psychosis, mood disorders like depression, bipolar, and anxiety. I also work with children and adolescents diagnosed with neurodevelopmental disorders of ADHD and autism spectrum. I have experience providing treatment in outpatient, inpatient, school, home, and community. Individual, group & family therapy. Read More
I treat adults diagnosed with psychosis, mood disorders like depression, bipolar, and anxiety. I also work with children and adolescents diagnosed with neurodevelopmental disorders of ADHD and autism spectrum. I have experience providing treatment in outpatient, inpatient, school, home, and community. Individual, group & family therapy. Read More
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  • Languages: English, Gujarati and Hindi
  • Experience: 4 years

Rebecca Castro

LCSW
11 years experience
Rebecca aims at providing a calm, unbiased, and safe space for clients in their journey to wellness. Recognizing that each individual's circumstances, strengths and challenges are unique, Rebecca utilizes an array of interventions to help clients achieve their personal goals in treatment. Read More
Rebecca aims at providing a calm, unbiased, and safe space for clients in their journey to wellness. Recognizing that each individual's circumstances, strengths and challenges are unique, Rebecca utilizes an array of interventions to help clients achieve their personal goals in treatment. Read More
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  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Experience: 11 years

Meerae Zastoupil

M.S., LMFT
6 years experience
My passion is bringing a helping hand to individuals during this time who experience depression, anxiety, trauma, & relationship problems. Each of us thrive to reach our highest potential, but we all face barriers that can limit us from achieving this. Together we will overcome those barriers and help you create a meaningful and fulfilling life. Read More
My passion is bringing a helping hand to individuals during this time who experience depression, anxiety, trauma, & relationship problems. Each of us thrive to reach our highest potential, but we all face barriers that can limit us from achieving this. Together we will overcome those barriers and help you create a meaningful and fulfilling life. Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 6 years

Cesar Pajarillo

NCC, LPC, MS, DMin,
16 years experience
Cesar subscribes to a holistic approach in mental health and integrates the care of the body, mind, and spirit in his clinical practice. He offers counseling support that creates hope and healing for his client’s life by walking with them in their journey no matter where they find themselves at the moment. Read More
Cesar subscribes to a holistic approach in mental health and integrates the care of the body, mind, and spirit in his clinical practice. He offers counseling support that creates hope and healing for his client’s life by walking with them in their journey no matter where they find themselves at the moment. Read More
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  • Languages: English,Spanish,Italian and Filipino
  • Experience: 16 years

Julie Love-Richardson

LPC
2 years experience
Julie’s approach to counseling is rooted in CBT and person-centered therapy. She incorporates mindfulness practice and elements of dialectical behavior therapy in her work with clients. She values developing a meaningful and collaborative relationship with clients and has respect for personal values, choices and lifestyles. Read More
Julie’s approach to counseling is rooted in CBT and person-centered therapy. She incorporates mindfulness practice and elements of dialectical behavior therapy in her work with clients. She values developing a meaningful and collaborative relationship with clients and has respect for personal values, choices and lifestyles. Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 2 years

Gina Spielman

LCSW
25 years experience
Credentials include: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Illinois); Certified Hypnotist; Certified Mental Health Integrative Medicine Provider; Certified in Natural Holistic Remedies. Free 20-min initial consult where we explore what you are seeking and your needs. From there you will have a better sense of your plan going forward. Read More
Credentials include: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Illinois); Certified Hypnotist; Certified Mental Health Integrative Medicine Provider; Certified in Natural Holistic Remedies. Free 20-min initial consult where we explore what you are seeking and your needs. From there you will have a better sense of your plan going forward. Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 25 years

Elissette Villegas

LCSW, CADC
13 years experience
I believe therapy is a partnership and I will work with you to design the best course of treatment with interventions centered around Cognitive Behavioral, EMDR, Family Systems, Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic and Solution Focused modalities. Read More
I believe therapy is a partnership and I will work with you to design the best course of treatment with interventions centered around Cognitive Behavioral, EMDR, Family Systems, Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic and Solution Focused modalities. Read More
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  • Languages: English and Spanish
  • Experience: 13 years

Betsy Gilpin

LPC, MA
7 years experience
My practice focuses on children & adults who primarily struggle with anxiety, depression, relationship/family issues, and trauma. I have specialized training in sexual assault & domestic violence. Using a creative approach, I incorporate interactive activities such as journaling, art, play and mindfulness alongside other therapies. Read More
My practice focuses on children & adults who primarily struggle with anxiety, depression, relationship/family issues, and trauma. I have specialized training in sexual assault & domestic violence. Using a creative approach, I incorporate interactive activities such as journaling, art, play and mindfulness alongside other therapies. Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 7 years