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Kankakee Counseling Services

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ArchAngel Human Development
from 6 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Darryl M.
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Whether personal issues, family or otherwise, Minister Michael Muhammad provides professional, in depth counseling services that anyone in need will derive a benefit. As a long term friend, mentor and confidant, I've always admired his ability to pierce the veil of the issue. Whether I was dealing with marital, business or social problems, his intervention has long benefited my life for the better. He impressed me by his professionalism and sincerity, and his willingness to exceed the call of duty. And I would greatly recommend his services to all and anyone who finds themselves in need.

Dr Deborah Davero, Psy.D
from 6 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Patti G.
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Deb has a unique approach to counseling that is supportive, intuitive, challenging and positive. She creates an encouraging, safe environment in which to explore places you probably don't want to go, but need to. She has an uncanny ability to strike the right balance of making you feel safe and yet challenging the areas you need to challenge.

Pastor Jason Egan
from 2 reviews
    Misty F.
    Verified review

    Great counseling! The Best! Every time I meet with Pasor Jason steers me straight to the Lord, gives me real truth and helps me discover the best way to move forward In life.

    J. Marie Ministries
    from 2 reviews
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Shannon M.
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    Minister Janis provides me with spirtual counseling because of the death of my daughter! What can I say....SHE IS AWESOME!!

    There's Always Hope
    from 2 reviews
      Nena G.
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      Dearest Future Clients/Patients I am writing to highly recommend Minister Daniel Guzman for life crisis counseling. I have known Daniel Guzman for over 35 years we have gone from teens to mature adults and kept in communications with each other throughout the years. Mr. Guzman had helped me through a very stressful time in my life & I automatically experienced great improvements mentally and physically. I highly recommend him for any life counseling his help has been stabilizing and reassuring to me and I continue using his services when need be -there is no doubt in my mind Mr. Guzman will be in an excellent counselor that is needed and a great listener -he is very soft spoken -well natured -understanding -non judging -spiritual healer -knowledgeable certified Minister. Best regards and God Bless 😇

      Chandni T.
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      Mansi is an amazing therapist, who provides the perfect mix of professionalism and personalism to make your experience beyond valuable and invigorating in many ways.

      • 14 years in business
      Serena S.
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      The office is warm and inviting. Dr. Nowell was fantastic to work with!!!

      Catherine S.
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      Jordan's maturity and passion to support others is evident from your first encounter. His down to earth approach to counseling makes the therapeutic experience comforting, safe, non-judgmental and always adds a spice of humor. Jordan's education and training strengthen his professional ability to help you navigate through the diverse and complex issues in life. It is a privilege to call Jordan a colleague and friend!

      • 3 years in business
      Jessie T.
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      What a dynamic counselor! Erica does an amazing job tailoring her services to her clients, helps to identify blocks towards individual success, and truly excels at her trade. Would strongly recommend her to others!

      Uncaged Ministries
      from 1 review
        Tammy J.
        Verified review

        Professional healing and counseling that lasted for several years and I still seek Aubrey Lloyd's services when needed. I was impressed at how well she listened and really cared about what I needed. I think she is a definite need!

        • 15 years in business
        Michael M.
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        The counselors at Torchlight Interfaith Ministries have helped provide very effective and professional relationship counseling for our clients.

        • 4 years in business
        • 3 hires on Thumbtack

        • 16 years in business

        I am a counselor and a mental health service psychiatrist. Illiana Psychiatric Associates provides specialty evaluations and treatments of adult patients with mood disorders and mixed moods/anxiety in a compassionate and always confidential way.


        We are dedicated to restoring hope to hurting people. We offer counseling for families and individuals of all ages. Play therapy is available for young children. Especially trained counselors will help adolescents manage various teen problems including depression, self-mutilation, relationship issues, and school troubles. Marriage and family issues are our specialty, including affair recovery. We also offer group counseling for anger management, children's anger control, sexual abuse recovery—with groups for either adult men, adult women, and teen girls. Psychological testing is available through Marcie Briggs, Psy.D. We are able to file claims with most insurance companies including: • Medicaid • Blue Cross • United Behavioral Health • Cigna • Compsych • United Healthcare • Magellan • Value Options • Hoosier Healthwise


        I do premarital counseling. Pastoral counseling is available as well. Phone interviews are available before booking any events.


        Leyden Dupage Counseling Service provides individual, couple and marriage counseling for children and adolescents. We also work with anger management issues and addictions. Our offices are in Naperville, Oakbrook, Oswego, Schaumburg, Orland Park, Lombard, Chicago Loop, and Hyde Park. We accept most insurance and have a sliding fee scale.


        I preform weddings of all except same sex. I also perform wedding/pre-marital counseling. I also do wedding coordinating as well.

        • 37 years in business

        Donna Ulanowski is a licensed clinical professional counselor who provides individual, couple, and family counseling. Do you ask yourself if you would like to be more in charge of your life? Are you experiencing anxiety or great sadness? Find a greater sense of ease, comfort, and empowerment. Increase your self-esteem and move towards emotional and spiritual balance.


        With a three year masters in marriage and family counseling, I'm trained to handle most issues that present themselves. Not only do I work with clients on personal and relational issues, but also help with practical concerns, such as home and office organization. You can view my website.


        As a man of God, I counsel based on the word of God... You will never go wrong listening and adhering to the word and wisdom of God.


        Leah's specialties are transitions, mourning and loss, adoptions, coping skills, peer relations, relationship issues, mindfulness, personality disorders, crisis counseling, sexual abuse, trauma/PTSD, domestic violence survivors, emotional and behavioral issues, anxiety, depression, couples, family, groups, individual, fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, and multiculturalism. Leah is a licensed professional counselor. She received her master's degree at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in clinical counseling psychology with a generalist specialization. Leah has extensive experience working with children, adolescents, and adults. She has focused on diverse populations in the mental health setting, such as fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, cognitive and/or behavioral disorders, sexual assault survivors, anxiety, loss and mourning, bipolar disorder, personality disorders and depression. It takes great effort, trust and courage to come to therapy to talk about your concerns and problems. When working with clients, Leah provides a safe and open environment to express oneself. Therapy is about working collaboratively towards a common goal. Leah utilizes multiple approaches based on the client's needs.

        Q & A

        Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

        What is a psychologist?

        A psychologist is a professionally trained mental health professional who helps patients navigate challenging life situations or mental health issues. To become a psychologist you must earn a doctoral degree; qualifying degrees include a Ph.D., Psy.D. or Ed.D. To actively practice, a psychologist must be licensed in their state and maintain good standing. Psychologists are trained to administer tests that can evaluate a patient’s cognitive strength and weaknesses, intellectual skills, vocational aptitude and preference, personality characteristics, and neuropsychological functioning, explains the American Psychological Association (APA).

        A psychologist meets with patients in an office and may work with a variety of methods, depending on patient need, such as cognitive, behavioral or interpersonal.  According to the APA, common reasons a person may visit a psychologist include:

        • Dealing with depression, anger or anxiety over a long period of time.
        • Help with a chronic condition that is interfering with their lives or physical health.
        • Help with grieving and other abrupt transitions.
        • Overcoming addictions.
        • Managing chronic illness.
        • Breaking old and harmful patterns of thinking or behavior.

        What are the types of psychologists?

        Psychologists are healthcare professionals who use scientific methods to understand the relationships between the brain, environment and behavior. Psychologists may focus on research — studying how the brain and various environments drive behaviors to better understand the issues that trouble patients and society as a whole — or they may focus on practice — interacting with people using therapeutic methods. The American Psychological Association shares some of the more prevalent types of psychologists:

        • Clinical psychologists assess and treat mental, emotional and behavioral disorders.
        • Cognitive and perceptual psychologists study human perception, thinking and memory.
        • Community psychologists work to strengthen the abilities of communities, settings, organizations and broader social systems to meet people’s needs — such as improving support for victims of natural disasters, or working to improve health policies.
        • Counseling psychologists help people understand and take action on everyday issues, career and work problems, and serious adversity.
        • Developmental psychologists study the psychological development of the human being throughout life.
        • Educational psychologists concentrate on how effective teaching and learning take place.
        • Engineering psychologists conduct research on how people work best with machines.
        • Environmental psychologists study the dynamics of how people interact with their environments.
        • Evolutionary psychologists study how evolutionary principles such as mutation, adaptation and selective fitness influence human thought, feeling and behavior.
        • Experimental psychologists study cognitive processes, comparative psychology (cross-species comparisons), and learning and conditioning.
        • Forensic psychologists apply psychological principles to legal issues.
        • Health psychologists specialize in how biological, psychological and social factors affect health and illness.
        • Industrial/organizational psychologists apply psychological principles and research methods to the workplace to improve productivity, health and the quality of work life.
        • Neuropsychologists and behavioral neuropsychologists explore the relationships between brain systems and behavior.
        • Quantitative and measurement psychologists focus on methods and techniques for designing experiments and analyzing psychological data.
        • Rehabilitation psychologists work with stroke and accident victims, people with mental disabilities, and those with developmental disabilities caused by such conditions as cerebral palsy, epilepsy and autism.
        • School psychologists assess and counsel students, consult with parents and school staff, and conduct behavioral interventions when appropriate.
        • Social psychologists study how a person’s mental life and behavior are shaped by interactions with other people.
        • Sport psychologists help athletes refine their focus on competition goals, become more motivated, and learn to deal with anxiety and fear of failure around competition.

        How much do therapists cost?

        If you are experiencing a challenging time, have mental health difficulties, or just want professional guidance as you move through life, a therapist can provide relief, tools and structure. The national average cost for a therapist is $80-$100 per hour, although prices may be higher or lower depending on geographic location and the experience and training of the therapist.

        Psychiatrists, psychologists and licensed therapists are all health professionals who offer various modalities of therapy. Ask questions about the type of therapy they specialize in (such as cognitive or behavioral, etc.) and their area of expertise (such as grief, anxiety, body image disorders, etc.) to help you find the right fit for your needs. Therapy sessions are typically 50-60 minutes long.  The patient usually meets with the therapist in their office; sessions may also be held remotely (via Skype, etc.) or in a clinical setting. Psychologists, psychiatrists and other therapists who have earned advanced degrees will typically charge higher rates than other licensed therapists. Depending on your diagnosis, your health insurance may cover your therapy costs.

        Can a clinical psychologist write prescriptions?

        To be able to write a prescription, a clinical psychologist must practice in a state that permits them to do so, and must either have a master’s degree in psychopharmacology or have completed the required advanced training program. According to the American Psychological Association (APA), five states currently permit psychologists to write prescriptions: Idaho, New Mexico, Illinois, Iowa and Louisiana. Many psychologists who are not able to write prescriptions work in partnership with psychiatrists, pediatricians or primary care doctors to help their patients who need medication.

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