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Felicity Dineen, LCPC

(630)390-5503

Felicity’s warm and compassionate approach to therapy helps create a safe space for client’s to explore life’s stressors and move forward in their journey of self-improvement and growth. Felicity takes the time to build a trusting and open relationship in order to fully help you reach your desired outcome, either for yourself or your relationship. Together, you will overcome challenges both present and in the past to help bring out the strengths within yourself that are already in existence. Felicity has experience working with teens and adults struggling with trauma, anxiety, depression, relationship concerns, parenting, and perinatal issues. Felicity uses a person-centered approach to therapy as she believes each person is unique in their needs and as individuals. With the use of evidence-based therapy approaches including, CBT, ERP, and DBT, Felicity believes every person has the opportunity to heal and find balance.

Accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO insurance 

LICENSED & CERTIFIED

 

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Matthew is a skilled clinician whose approach involves capturing your interest in patterns that may no longer serve you and igniting your motivation for positive change. He combines his knowledge and experiences from working in special education and as a clinician to employ a person-centered approach, incorporating Cognitive-Based Therapy (CBT), trauma-focused interventions, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and experiential therapy. His expertise extends to ADHD, trauma, anxiety, and depression as well as academic and special education support, collaboration, and advocacy.  When Matthew is not in the therapy office he can be found in the psychology department at COD, sparking the minds of college students and future clinicians.

Accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO insurance 

LICENSED & CERTIFIED

 

Sarah Ligon, LCSW

Perinatal Mental Health- Certification (PMH-C) 

(773)888-2623

Sarah’s approach to counseling is straightforward, genuine, and encouraging. She works to see your strengths, empower you, and foster growth towards reaching your goals, whatever they may be. Her therapeutic focus is client-centered, meaning that in your sessions you are the expert on your feelings, thoughts, and behaviors. It is Sarah’s hope to support you and help deepen your understanding of your individual experiences and how they have shaped you into the person you are today. Sarah works with teens and adults and has experience assisting clients with anxiety, depression, post-partum and other women’s issues, life transitions, and trauma. Perinatal Mental Health Certified (PMH-C).

Accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO insurance 

LICENSED & CERTIFIED


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Tiera Hamilton, Master's level Counseling Intern

Tiera creates a comforting environment where individuals and families can build on their  strengths to reach their full potential.  Tiera works with individuals of all ages but specializes in children, teens and the family systems.  Family work is often focused on identifying cycles, strengthening family bonds, and creating new healthy patterns.  Together you will strengthen your parenting skills and reveal your child’s potential.  While you are on your journey you will engage your mind and body to explore new possibilities and make choices that best suit your desired outcomes. Treatment approaches include CBT, DBT, play therapy, and strength based strategies.  Tiera specializes in play therapy, and treating ADHD, anxiety, and depression.

Accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO insurance / Accepts low sliding scale

 

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Libby Sanders, LMFT

Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)

(630)796-8602

Libby is passionate about helping individuals, families, and couples become empowered to create the best version of themselves and their relationships. She meets people where they are and focuses on finding, enhancing, and utilizing their strengths to meet their treatment goals. Libby has over seven years of experience working with adolescents and adults struggling with emotional, behavioral and trauma-related concerns; couples struggling with conflict, infidelity, and emotional disengagement; and parents struggling to adjust to the different stages of their children and family’s development. Libby strives to create an open, safe, and honest space for clients to feel free to share and work through all the things that are creating struggle and strife in their lives. She believes all people can change at any stage, and feels privileged to join them in their journey.

Accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO insurance 

LICENSED & CERTIFIED

 

Jessica Helmin, LCPC

(331)318-2528

With curiosity and active engagement, Jessica cultivates a safe and nurturing environment for personal exploration and growth. Jessica enters the therapeutic space with a non-judgmental, compassionate approach to support clients in uncovering their unique path toward wellness and healing. She has experience assisting clients with issues surrounding trauma, anxiety, depression, life transitions, self-injury, self-acceptance, and identity formation. CBT, DBT, ACT, and other evidence-based interventions will be used to empower clients to explore individualized treatment goals, while cultivating coping skills and insight. Jessica works with clients ranging from teens to adults and has experience working in school, hospital, PHP/IOP, and outpatient mental health settings. Call Jessica today to start the next steps in your journey.

Accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO insurance 

LICENSED & CERTIFIED


Joel Tellinghuisen, MA, LPC, 

Joel specializes in working with adolescents and adults during important transitions and developmental stages.  He uses a values-based counseling approach, which helps clients confidently assess their options and make choices as they navigate through life.  This approach provides clients with a solid foundation they can rely on not only in the present  but also in future situations. Joel also assists adults to improve their relationship with their teen children.  He uses developmental theory as a lens to promote healthy communication and interactions between parents and teenagers. Joel has completed his ADHD-CCSP certification, which gives him advanced insight into holistic and evidenced-based treatment strategies for individuals with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) .This expertise allows him to provide comprehensive support and guidance for both adolescents and adults with ADHD.

Another areas of expertise and passion for Joel is working with educators.  Specifically,  he focusses of issues such as burnout, secondary traumatic stress, and educator-student interactions. He understands and validates the increasingly heavy burdens faced by educators and utilizes cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and dialectical behaviora therapy (DBT) techniques to help educators identify their areas of need.  He also provides tangible strategies and techniques that can be implemented both inside and outside the school setting. 

Joel holds a licenses to practice in both Illinois and Wisconsin, which allows for a continuation of counseling for young adults and families who split their time between these states for college or business.

Accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO insurance 

LICENSED & CERTIFIED

 

Jessica Schwan, LCPC

* 13 years experience providing mental health treatment within hospital and private practice settings

*Experience treating a wide range of concerns related to ADHD, trauma, depression, anxiety, grief, self-esteem, social skills

*Approaches used: Rapid Resolution Therapy (RRT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), family systems

*Jessica takes a holistic and strengths based approach with her clients; body, mind, and spirit.

Accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO insurance 

LICENSED & CERTIFIED

 

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Candace Fountain

Patient Care Coordinator

(630)335-4307

Candace is one of our newest and most appreciated team members. She is full of positive energy is likely to bring a smile to your day. Candace will support you in completing intake paperwork, paying a balance, and addressing scheduling  needs.

 

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