Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Schaumburg, Illinois

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


Phillip Barker

LCSW, CADC, CFSW
3 years experience
My name is Phillip, and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Chicago, Illinois with more than four years of experience working in private practice as a psychotherapist and coach. I have worked with clients who have come to me with a range of concerns, including sexual and gender identity, depression, anxiety, life transitions, relationship issues, career issues, and ADHD. I also have more than seven years of experience working with substance use issues... Read More
My name is Phillip, and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Chicago, Illinois with more than four years of experience working in private practice as a psychotherapist and coach. I have worked with clients who have come to... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 3 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

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

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

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

Dana Hall

LCPC, MA, CTT, (TF-CBT), Trauma, Therapist
15 years experience
Welcome! I am so glad you are here. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and Trauma Therapist in Chicago, Illinois. I have an extensive background working in the field of education and mental health with over 20 years of experience. Before entering private practice I've worked for several of the top therapeutic treatment facilities, served as a crisis management specialist, professional consultant, educator, and senior supervising therapist. This is a 'judgement-free zone' to... Read More
Welcome! I am so glad you are here. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and Trauma Therapist in Chicago, Illinois. I have an extensive background working in the field of education and mental health with over 20 years... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 15 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

Dr. Shana Helmholdt

PsyD
3 years experience
Dr. Helmholdt is a licensed Clinical Psychologist specializing in individual and couples therapy. She has extensive training and experience in numerous modes of therapy. Her specialties include the treatment of: depression, anxiety, relationship issues, post-trauma reactions, body image issues and addictions. Her approach to therapy is based on an eclectic model, combining cognitive-behavioral strategies along with an interpersonal approach to enhancing existing skills and building new tools for better living. ... Read More
Dr. Helmholdt is a licensed Clinical Psychologist specializing in individual and couples therapy. She has extensive training and experience in numerous modes of therapy. Her specialties include the treatment of: depression, anxiety, relationship issues, post-trauma reactions, body... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 3 years

Monique Smith

LCSW
3 years experience
First and foremost, thank you for taking the time to read my profile and for seeking help as you progress through this time in your life. A little about me, I am a licensed clinical social worker in Indiana and Illinois. I have 3 years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked with many different people with many different concerns. I have aided in progress with individuals that are depressed, anxious... Read More
First and foremost, thank you for taking the time to read my profile and for seeking help as you progress through this time in your life. A little about me, I am a licensed clinical social worker in Indiana and... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 3 years

An Overview of Mental Health in Schaumburg, Illinois

Schaumburg, Illinois, not Schaumberg as it is commonly misspelled, is a large, bustling suburban metropolis area located in Cook County only 30 miles away from Chicago. Although a rural area until the 1950s, the city’s 74,184 residents now benefit from the large number of industries, shopping areas, restaurants, and recreational activities. The Motorola headquarters, IKEA, a unique dinner theater called Medieval Times, and Woodfield Mall are a few highlights of this town.

In some ways, Schaumburg is thriving. For example, the city has median household income of $77,022 and a low poverty rate of 6.7 percent. However, citizens of Schaumburg are faced with other serious issues that can seriously affect their mental health and overall well-being:

  • High Crime Rates: Schaumburg is located in the same county as Chicago, a city known for its high crime rates and homicides. On its own, Schaumburg is still not the safest place to live with a crime rate of 24 crimes per 1,000 people. In fact, the city’s crime rate is higher than 81 percent of cities in Illinois. In 2016 the city made the list of the state’s top 100 least safe cities.
  • Lack of Mental Health Providers: Residents of Schaumburg and other cities in Cook County struggle to access treatment for their mental health illnesses since there are only 203 mental health professionals per every 100,000 people. At least six mental health clinics have recently closed in the county. In the state as a whole, 5 percent of adults with a mental illness and 59.4 percent of youths with major depression did not receive treatment in the last year.
  • Incarceration of the Mentally Ill: Considered the largest mental health facility in the United States, Cook County Jail reports that a third of its inmates have a mental illness. To adequately care for the mentally ill within the jail, staff members have to receive 60 hours of advanced mental illness treatment training. This issue is seen across the entire nation with an estimated 25 to 40 percent of mentally ill individuals being incarcerated at some point.
  • Homelessness: Although mostly a suburban area, Schaumburg still struggles with homelessness. In 2009, the Alliance to End Homelessness conducted a count of how many homeless were living in the suburban area of Cook County and found a total of 1,190. Since suburbs lack many of the resources largely urban areas have like buses, shelters, and centers within walking distance, it can be difficult for homeless individuals to find help.
  • Substance Abuse: NAMI Chicago released a report discussing substance abuse and mental health issues in Illinois and how to best address them. The report indicates that deaths due to opioid overdose increased by 82 percent from 2013 to 2016. Additionally, the suicide rate has increased by 23 percent between 1999 and 2016. If prevention and treatment is not prioritized by the community, these numbers are expected to continue rising.

Divorce Rates in Schaumburg, Illinois

It is no secret that divorce is common among Americans. Although the exact numbers are difficult to calculate, estimates reveal that around half of marriages end in divorce. Couples who are currently struggling with their marriage and individuals who have recently gone through a divorce may find counseling to very beneficial. In Schaumburg, about half of all people are currently married and 9.6 percent of the population is divorced. The divorce rate women is 12 percent, almost double the rate for men at 6.9 percent. When looking at the marital status of individuals races within Schaumburg, the highest divorce rate is found among Hispanics at 12.8 percent. This is close to the Hispanic poverty rate of 11.03 percent, the highest poverty percentage of any single race in the city.

Find a Therapist in Schaumburg, Illinois

Attempting to deal with a mental illness on your own can lead to increased feelings of isolation and hopelessness. Despite the stigma that often surrounds mental health issues, it is important that you receive treatment and find some much needed relief. It can be very difficult trying to find a therapist in your area, which is why E-Counseling provides a directory of mental health providers in Schaumburg, Illinois and other cities throughout the United States. Visit the site today to learn how to cope with your mental illness and begin your journey to a healthy life.