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Valparaiso Music Therapists

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Giulia Casani
from 10 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Tatjana M.
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My partner and I had never been to any kind of counseling or therapy, but wanted to have a positive pre-martial counseling experience. Giulia has been a real gem. We're so happy with her professional yet personal demeanor and how comfortable we feel in sessions with her.

Your Mind Over Matter
from 8 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle P.
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I wanted to take a moment to get real with all of you. Those of you closest to me know I struggle sometimes and most of you know I have been carrying around a lot of extra "stuff" lately with my kids etc and it can get stressful. However I have started hypnotherapy a few weeks ago, as well as some reiki therapy. Renee Oswald Has been helping me and all I can say is wow. First off she is wonderful, very patient and really for her it's all about helping other people. I have a couple more sessions, but will continue because it is the first time in a long time I have started feeling better about myself and situation. We are all going to be faced with difficult stressful times throughout our lives, but there is no need to go through them alone. Reach out for help, get a support system, and most importantly take care of yourself. If you would like any additional info or questions please message me. I would love to share. Love and light xoxo ❤❤ happy Friday everyone!!! - Michelle Warden Porzio

Thriving Path Counseling
from 7 reviews
  • 2 years in business
Jessica C.
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Cori has been amazing to work with over the last few years and really opened my eyes to therapy. Cori was warm, gracious, and easy to talk to which made sessions easier to open up and feel more comfortable. She also was a good listener and able to highlight strengths that you had in difficult situations as well as tracking/benchmarking the progress you have made. I would highly recommend asking for Cori when making your first appointment!

Hope with ME
from 7 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Maristela Z.
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Dr. Mecozzi is a gifted speaker! His skills as an instructor are based on his extensive knowledge of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and his commitment to students as future practitioners. ACT is a complex and intricate model, but Dr. Mecozzi knows how to make it accessible to the audience. Mike's approach is organized, his style is pragmatic, and he is also very funny and approachable. He is engaging and energetic! My students loved him.

Therapy with Katerina Fager
from 6 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Miroljub S.
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I can only recommend Therapy with Katerina. With her guidance I see now things differently and I am at much better place.

  • 1 year in business
Elizabeth D.
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I've been to other therapists (at other hospitals), and Dr. Holec with Resilience Psychological Services, by far, proved to be the most helpful of them all. She is compassionate, relatable, and easy to talk to. She has a flexible schedule. She is knowledgeable on various therapy methods. She provided me with the resources and support I needed during several challenges I experienced. It is obvious that Dr. Holec is passionate about the work she does. I would highly recommend Dr. Holec!

Art of Balance, LLC
from 2 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Isabelle R.
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Jade is a kind and supportive listener. It was through art therapy with jade that I felt empowered to delve into the arts, self expression, and being ok with all emotions. I highly recommend jade.


I provide compassionate and non-judgmental support, guidance, and counseling. In order to provide clients with flexibility and convenience, I offer therapy via online video chat tools, such as Skype, Google Chat, and FaceTime. My goal is to offer a specialized mental health resource that is uniquely suited to your personal needs and goals. I specialize in depression, anxiety, relationship skills, and life coaching. I will work with you to identify the areas of greatest challenge in your life and help you build skills to move toward a life of health and wellness.


Services: Using music therapy with the following populations: - At-risk youth - Cancer care and pain management - End-of-life care - Children and adults with special needs At-risk youth Using music therapy to: - Increase self-awareness - Improve reality testing and problem-solving skills - Improve respect for others, including peers and authority figures - Develop healthy verbal and non-verbal communication skills - Decrease impulsivity through practical techniques - Accept responsibility for thoughts and feelings - Learn relaxation and coping skills - Improve physical conditioning - Develop effective leisure skills - Explore feelings and make positive changes in mood states Cancer care and pain management Using music therapy to promote: - Anxiety and stress reduction - Non-pharmacological management of pain and discomfort - Positive changes in mood and emotional states - Active and positive patient participation in treatment - Decreased length of hospital stay Music therapy can: - Improve respiration - Lower blood pressure - Improve cardiac output - Reduce heart rate - Relax muscle tension End-of-life care Using music therapy to promote quality of life by: - Helping relieve symptoms - Addressing psychological needs - Offering support - Facilitating communication - Meeting spiritual needs In addition, music therapists assist family and caregivers with coping communication and grief/bereavement. Children and adults with special needs Using music therapy to promote: - Communication skills - Fine and gross motor coordination - Sensory processing - Cognitive/academic skills - Self-help skills - Social skills - Emotional well-being - Victims of crisis or trauma Using music therapy to promote: - Non-verbal outlets for emotions associated with traumatic experiences - Anxiety and stress reduction - Positive changes in mood and emotional states - Active and positive participant involvement in treatment - Enhanced feelings of control, confidence, and empowerment - Positive physiological changes, such as lower blood pressure, reduced heart rate, and relaxed muscle tension - Emotional intimacy with peers, families, and caregivers - Relaxation for family groups or other community and peer groups - Meaningful time spent together in a positive, creative way


We offer a physical therapy/rehabilitation service program that also provides fitness training and wellness programming.


I am a home care personal assistant/physical and massage therapist. I care for individuals who are unable to care for themselves. My services range from deep tissue massage/ rehabilitative therapy to housecleaning.


We provide music therapy sessions for individuals and groups, as well as private instruction in voice, piano, and guitar.


Hello! My name is Herbert, and my passion in life is to provide not just a massage but a way to help those who are suffering from chronic pain due to trauma or bad posture, which most often causes pain with the activities of daily life. As a therapist, I know that massage therapy is not the cure for all things, but as a therapist, I only want to bring into light an alternative when all else seem to fail. How? By self-educating our clients about their own body, posture and gait by providing positive results through positive reinforcement that only comes from a human touch. I know that with my positive attitude and my focus and attention to detail, acquired while in the military, and zeal for helping others make me the type of therapist who will surely assist you resolve any issue that you may have; this is my pledge.


Welcome to the Home Sweet Home Early Developmental Rehab, Inc. We are an early childhood therapy agency, and we put your family’s health and well-being first. If you live in the metro area, we can stop by your home for a health and well-being consultation. However, don’t worry if you don’t live near us. The majority of our clients live in the surrounding suburbs, so we are able to provide mobile services whenever needed. We provide the latest developmental health care information for families like yours. We strive to offer the best advice and most current news to keep your family as healthy and safe as possible.

  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack

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I utilize an integrative style - applying a variety of approaches to best meet the needs of each client/couple and their concerns. It is my belief that the counseling process is one in which all parties are actively involved. I recognize the need for flexibility and creativity to address the mind and body. My approach focuses identifying physical cues, recognizing thoughts, considering consequences, implementing solutions, choosing behaviors, and promoting expression.


I am licensed massage therapist trained in swedish, sports, deep tissue, and myofascial. I also provide holistic health counseling specializing in stress reduction, weight loss, and much more.


We are a tranquil healing space in Tinley Park. We offer hypnosis, Reiki, color therapy, crystal therapy, spiritual guidance, life coaching, personal vibration therapy, massage, reflexology, push therapy, ionic foot detox, biomat, far infra-red sauna, facials, waxing, and craniosacral therapy. I am a certified herbalist. We also have classes/workshops, crystals, candles, incense, jewelry, organic herbs, the gong experience, CDs, and lots more.

  • 43 years in business

I offer the following: * Tai Chi Therapy * Tui Na Therapy * Qi Gong Therapy * Moxibustion Therapy * Gua Sha Therapy * Nutrition Therapy * Aromatherapy * Exercise Therapy with Qi Gong (This is the most effective and quickest medical protocol for curing any injuries, increasing the range of motion, lengthening any atrophied muscles and tendons, promoting the fastest circulation for better recovery.) * Meditation Therapy (calming and de-stressing the mind and body so one can achieve peacefulness and balance of all major organs, leading to enlightenment) * Tao Yun Therapy (ancient Chinese yoga therapy great for all chronic diseases such as cardiac diseases, diabetes, hypertension, and maintaining health and rehabilitation purposes) * Pile Standing Therapy (moving the essence/energy without moving physical parts of one's body, which is proven by researchers of both TCM and Western medicine in early 1900's; great for any chronic diseases such as asthma, obesity/underweight, stroke, bipolar, pains, aches, injury rehab/health maintenance, etc.) * Qi Gong Tui Na Therapy * Iridology, etc.


I am a counselor and a therapist with a master's degree who specializes in marriage, family, and stress therapy.

  • 1 year in business

I work with adults and teens and focus on clients' experience of substance abuse, anxiety, depression, trauma, loss, and the variety of behaviors we turn to when we feel powerless or misunderstood. My style is inclusive and genuine, I am licensed in Illinois and California, and I have advanced training in attachment-based and trauma-informed psychotherapy. I believe that the experience of being seen, heard, and supported by another person allows us to feel safe. In this space, we develop self-expression without fear of rejection, we establish more healthy boundaries in our relationships, and receive support in managing treatment and sobriety, so we don't have to go at it alone.

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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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