Therapists in Naperville, IL and Nearby Locations

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

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Lombard, Illinois

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Illinois

Open for new clients aged 12-25! I'm all about helping youth and young adults who've been through tough times or faced stressful situations. I'm here to be their voice and provide exceptional care. I truly believe that getting help early on is the...
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Oak Park, Illinois

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Illinois

My life's work is helping clients achieve a better sense of self and happiness...more recently I've recognized that without good mental health providers finding this balance in life can be more difficult and stressful. However, through therapy our...
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Illinois

I’ll help you use your strengths to meet your goals. I truly enjoy learning about and working with all of my clients. We work together to build a strong therapeutic partnership that is holistic, strength-based, person-centered and considers...
John Levitt
LCSW, Ph.D.
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Illinois

Dr. Levitt has more than 40 years’ experience in working with clients who suffer from self-harm, eating disorders and symptoms related to histories of trauma and abuse; he has also been instrumental in developing practice-based models of treatment...
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Illinois

The most rewarding aspect for me in my role as a therapist is watching someone learn that they are capable of helping themselves in a way they did not previously think possible. Depression, anxiety, substance abuse, trauma, and difficult life...
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Illinois

Rebecca Castro is a bilingual and bicultural Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 11 years of clinical experience working with children, adolescents and adults in the Chicagoland area. Rebecca aims at providing a calm, unbiased, and safe space...
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Indiana, Illinois

Julie Brandenburg, Ph.D.; HSPP “Wherever you go, there you are.” Jon Kabat-Zinn Everyone experiences difficulties and stress in life. How people manage this is unique to the individual and impacts quality of life. Without the benefit of therapy,...
Melissa Finley
LCPC, MA
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Illinois

Melissa Finley is a licensed clinical professional counselor practicing in Villa Park, who offers therapy and parent training services. ​​​She is an interactive therapist, versed in treatments that have recorded evidence of being effective...
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Naperville, Illinois

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Illinois

Brittany Roback earned her Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling with a specialization in children and adolescents from Lewis University in 2013. Brittany enjoys using playful therapy techniques with children and adolescents, she enjoys working...
Megan Zerfahs
LPC, NCC, MSc Clinical Mental Health Counseling
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Schaumburg, Illinois

I work alongside clients to define the needs or goals to their therapy. Together we explore what is hindering them from achieving their goals or having their needs met. Once we know what is stopping a client from reaching goals, we can start putting...
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Illinois

A proven track record that speaks volumes. Why working with Danyell leads to long-lasting success: A diversely educated advisor, Danyell’s unquenchable thirst for personal development is rooted in a diverse and accomplished education. She received...
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Illinois

I am a bilingual (English/Spanish) and bicultural licensed clinical social worker. I received a Masters Degree in Social Work from University of Illinois at Chicago and an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Loyola University Chicago. I value...
Samantha Zylstra
LMFT, LCPC, LCSW
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Naperville, Illinois

In a safe and comfortable environment we provide services for couples, adults, and children who desire healing in their lives. Therapy is an opportunity for personal growth and lasting positive change.
Jane Pinsof
LCSW, MSW
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Chicago, Illinois

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Illinois

I have a Bachelors degree from Northern Illinois University and a Master of Social Work from the Jane Addams school of social work at UIC Chicago. I have practiced in the Chicagoland area for 30 years and now also offer Telehealth. I take a...
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Naperville, Illinois

In my 14 years providing clinical therapy I have worked with various individuals experiencing difference life challenges. My "ideal" client is one that is looking for guidance and support to resolve mental health issues, life stressors, transitional...
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Chicago, Illinois

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Illinois

You may have come here needing help, or perhaps feeling a little hopeless. The truth is, all of your answers are within you. Together, we can support you in accessing those answers. We are all here to evolve into more conscious, responsible...
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Chicago, Illinois

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Illinois

For over 20 years I've had the privilege of helping individuals recognize their emotional needs and develop the skills to achieve wellness. I offer clients a specialized setting where they can develop an understanding of how their past/current...
Sonja Seglin
MA, LCPC, CBT-I
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Chicago, Illinois

You know you're able to accomplish more, get farther, achieve your dreams. There's just something standing in the way, and being in that situation makes you feel horrible and overwhelmed. I can help you get past that "something." I'm trained in...
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Chicago, Illinois

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Illinois

I am a solution focused therapist with 35 years of experience. My therapy style is cognitive, interactive, compassionate, and, if need be, challenging. I believe effective therapy should produce change, not just insight. I will listen to you deeply,...
Julie Torrence
MS, OTR/L, LCSW
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Evanston, Illinois

Feeling anxious, depressed, or overwhelmed by life's challenges? By focusing on the root cause of these issues, you can begin to feel better quickly. I begin by teaching my clients practical tools they can start using - right away - to relieve their...
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Chicago, Illinois

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Illinois, New York

It is an honor to work with every one of my clients. I don't have a specific "type" of person, and enjoy working with most anyone bothered by an issue or problem they would like resolved but have not been able to resolve on their own. It might be an...
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Illinois

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Naperville, Illinois

Joe is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who enjoys collaborating with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. Having worked closely with Veterans, families experiencing crisis, and individuals managing severe and persistent mental...
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Chicago, Illinois

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Illinois

I was drawn to social work and therapeutic practice through both a commitment to social justice and a genuine curiosity for the stories and narratives of others. I grew up listening to my grandparents recount their early lives, often spending hours...

An Overview of Mental Health in Naperville Illinois

Finding an easy to relate to a mental health professional can be a challenging process regardless of where you reside. Naperville Illinois has its challenges much like any other city in the nation. Fortunately, there are over 500 trained professionals in Naperville ready and willing to walk with you through some of your most trying times.

With a city population of almost 146,000, Naperville is part of the much larger CJN (Chicago – Joliet – Naperville) metro area with an estimated population of just over 9.5 million residents. The city is known as one of the most educated and affluent parts of Illinois and has been voted one of the best places to retire in the U.S.

Mental Health Statistics for Naperville

Mental health means having a life worth living and living a productive and meaningful life. Meeting your goals, seeing hopes and dreams fulfilled, and having a variety of interests also help you achieve mental health. Naperville is like many other places in the nation that suffer from mental illness issues. Naperville seems to be right in line with the rest of the state, and nation when it comes to mental health issues.

According to a national survey on drug use and mental health, in the past year, Naperville had 9.2 percent of persons 12 and older classified as having a substance use disorder. Just 6.1 percent of the population had experienced a major mental illness issue in the past year. Again, these numbers fall in line with the rest of the state and nation.

What Makes Mental Health Different in Naperville?

Mental health awareness is changing. Not just in Naperville but in Illinois. The median household income in Naperville is just $116,482 compared to $60,960 for the state of Illinois.

  • There is an established link between financial distress and mental illness even if money doesn’t doesn’t appear to be a problem in your area.
  • Just 87 percent of the population lives in poverty.
  • 8 percent of ER visits are for mental disorders. Anxiety, panic attacks, and acute reactions to stress are chief complaints.
  • The death rate in Dupage County by suicide is 1%.

Divorce Rate in Naperville

With the median age being 38.5, the divorce rate in Naperville is relatively low at 6.1 percent. Studies show that getting married later in life can lead to healthier marriages. Also possibly accounting for the low divorce rate is the level of education in the city. Nearly 70 percent of the population has a degree, with 31 percent of those having a professional or graduate degree. Additionally, the unemployment rate is just 2.8 percent.

A healthy dose of marriage support specialists may also account for the low divorce rate. More than 160 marriage counselors serve Naperville which might be why the divorce rate is significantly lower than the national average of 50 percent.

Mental Health Resources in Naperville

There are more than 500 mental health professionals in Naperville. Illinois is noted as having a shortage of licensed professionals available, but that doesn’t seem to affect the Naperville area much. With a therapist-to-population ratio of 292:1, you shouldn’t have a problem finding a counselor accepting new patients. The ratio is much lower than the national average and well below the national minimum threshold for patient-to-therapist ratios.

Challenges of Finding a Therapist in Naperville

Though there are hundreds of mental health professionals easily found online, many of them have social reviews attached to their profiles, making them all seem like the ideal choice. Review sites such as Google Pages Pages, Yelp and the like all offer social reviews based on a previous patient’s experience making it hard to decide which one is right for you and your condition.

Medical providers, health insurance companies, and local clinics all offer referrals. Even if you find someone in your network, you’ll still have to fill out paperwork, get approvals, and wait for the next available appointment. All of this is done before you get a chance to meet the person you’ll be working with to see if they are a good match.