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  • 28 years in business
Mary J.
Verified review

I'm writing to you today to express my support and thanks to Suzan Hayden, astrologer, for her wonderful guidance and counseling over the past few years. Several years ago I experienced the death of my husband. I found myself at a difficult crossroads in life, trying to be a single parent of two teenagers and, at the same time, attempting to carve out a new identity and career for myself. A great portion of my existence was spent in worry and anxiety. I definitely needed to figure out who I was and who I wanted to become. I met a friend who was interested in astrology and through her, I became progressively intrigued by "the stars". Then I picked up a copy of an astrological publication one day and saw Suzan's advertisement. I gave her a call and the rest is history! I was immediately comforted by her soothing manner and her sense of humor...I remember thinking, "here is a real person I can relate to"! She has opened my eyes to alot of truths about myself and my past that I had a hard time facing. She's also helped me to recognize my strengths and how to utilize them. I mean, let's face it, anyone who can actually make you feel somewhat positive about having a moon in Scorpio with several squares to it has a real talent! I can't tell you how much I look forward to my weekly (well, sometimes biweekly!) phone sessions with Suzan. It's so enlightening when she helps me discover that there are astrological reasons why I am feeling or acting a certain way and that if I know what is coming up, I can prepare myself and work with the aspects that are ocurring in my chart. Looking back over the past few years, I can clearly see that I've made a considerable amount of progress and I give Suzan lots of credit for that. Thanks again, Suzan, for your continued guidance and support. I love you. Sincerely, Mary Jane D., San Diego

New Hope Counseling Center
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
About

My name is Melanie Johnson and I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and owner of New Hope Counseling Center. I am passionate about helping individuals and couples find hope through healing. I specialize in: - Couples recovering from an affair - Couples struggling to communicate and connect - Individuals dealing with depression, anxiety, grief, loss, and addiction - Teens who use self-injury to deal with stress, anxiety, depression Rick Landre is an intern at New Hope Counseling and is seeing couples and individuals for $20 per session. He is a graduate student at Capella University and is getting his master's degree in marriage and family therapy. He specializes in couples and addiction but will work with all types of issues.

Mabel The Om Coaching
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Tony P.
Verified review

In the summer of 2014 I began counseling with MABEL. This was a turning point in my life. MABEL helped me through a difficult divorce, and a family members addiction. Through counseling, I was able to Identify my values and passions. To address life's problems with strategies instead of emotions. To this day, I review the notes I have accrued and use the tools given to me.

Kelly Farber, LCSW
5.0
from 1 review
  • 8 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
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I strive to make the therapy process unique for each person. I work at providing a comfortable, non-intimidating atmosphere and see many people who are new to therapy.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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My goal is to provide a safe environment for your journey of hope and healing. Mental Health Services for children, adults, couples, and families.

LifeStyle by Choice
5.0
from 1 review
    James M.
    Verified review

    I went to Mr. Coenen in an attempt to quit smoking. I felt confident because besides being a hypnotist he is also a licensed Addiction Therapist. The first time i went he spent 3 hours with me. I went back a second time to refresh and have now been tobacco free for 8 months.

    • 19 years in business
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    I have been practicing in the field for over 20 years. I have a great passion for what I do. I work with where my client is comfortable in starting at, and support them in their journey through recovery

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    As a mental health counselor, I work with clients on a variety of issues but primarily with marital, depression, anxiety and grief. I specialize in working with families who have been faced with suicidal issues. I also speak to groups, organizations and businesses on overcoming depression and anxiety, motivation, and psychology of color.

    About

    We're dedicated to ensuring that your big day is perfect and done in high reverence. We are also certified to conduct marital counseling as well as give you the best marriage ceremony.

    • 10 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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    I respond quickly to clients via phone call or text and beyond the normal hours of 9 to 5. My heart is to meet the client where they are at on their journey toward healing and wholeness. I am committed to building healthy, strong, loving relationships and particularly enjoy helping dating, engaged, and married couples examine core patterns, develop new skills that enhance emotional connection, and create an atmosphere for restorative conflict. I primarily use CBT and EFT skills and techniques. I am certified in Prepare/Enrich – the leading couples assessment offered today. I also work with individuals navigating challenging life transitions — seeking avenues for change and growth. Additionally, marital and family conflict, abuse, depression, anxiety, job loss and frustration, and the loss of a loved one are some of the areas I treat. I offer a compassionate, trusting, and supportive environment and understand how a person’s faith can play an important role in the healing process. I received my Master’s Degree in Professional Counseling from Olivet Nazarene University and her Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services from Judson University. In addition, I completed 70+ hours of domestic violence training and partner abuse intervention (PAIP) that provides a greater understanding of the dynamics many couples and families encounter in their everyday lives.

    About

    Dr. Ned Rusin of Associates for Counseling & Psychotherapy is a deeply experienced professional who can help you deal with the problems life can hand you. Associates for Counseling & Psychotherapy has helped many people define, understand and cope with their problems. Dr. Rusin is equipped to provide what you need -- from enlightenment to a complete course of treatment.

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    I have experience and training in working with unresolved childhood trauma in particular sex abuse. Additionally, I am a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist Candidate where I am trained to work with trauma, love addiction, pornography addiction and in particular to provide therapy to those who are partners to addicts.

    • 42 years in business
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    Cherry Hill Counseling is a multi-site practice based in the Northwestern suburbs of Chicago, with counselors representing a wide collection of specialties and treatment approaches.

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    We offer affordable Christian counseling for women and couples. Insurance is not accepted at this time. Please call for appointments, or visit website for more information.

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    I create a safe, but challenging environment for people in which they can identify and explore their issues. I provide them with educational information regarding their issues and assist them in understanding and processing this information. I believe in the incredible power of the mind and the magnificence of the human spirit. I believe that with guidance, we all have the ability to identify issues. I believe we all have the power to change our thoughts and behaviors. I also believe we all have the potential to heal and the capacity to rebuild. I use psychotherapy, EMDR, cognitive retraining, and hypnosis to assist people in achieving a happy, healthy, and balanced life. I offer a variety of services to people with physical, emotional, and cognitive impairments. I educate and guide individuals, couples, and families facing difficult situations. I offer evaluation and treatments, grief/loss counseling, EMDR, cognitive retraining, couples/marriage counseling, relaxation training, depression/anxiety counseling and hypnosis. I specialize in treating individuals and their families with traumatic brain injury, stroke, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, chronic pain, and numerous other medical and emotional conditions.

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    My training is in systems therapy, meaning I take into consideration all the different components that make you who you are. Through exploring the family you grew up in to the family dynamics you experience Today, your experiences and how you relate to the world around you.

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    I offer psychotherapy to my clients and use a variety of mediums to help them through their conflicts, relationships, mental health issues,

    • 12 years in business
    • 6 hires on Thumbtack
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    Our goal is to preserve marriages and family relationships. This involves providing tools to manage depression, anxiety, anger and addictions along with improving communication. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. I am also a trained, court-approved divorce mediator, Nationally Certified Parenting Coordinator, and a Certified Anger Management Specialist. In addition to training as a child custody evaluator, I am a member of the Association for Conflict Resolution, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, the Professional Academy of Custody Experts, and the National Anger Management Association. I have had the privilege of learning from living with over forty kids at home as a residential care provider, and am dedicated to helping marriages, families and individuals succeed. We have locations in Crystal Lake and Huntley.

    • 18 years in business
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    We do individual family and marital counseling. We accept insurance and have a sliding scale. Our hours are Monday to Thursday 9am to 9pm.

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    Experience The Next Level of Counseling This is not your average counseling. Though we are trained and degreed in psychological techniques, we tailor your work to your specific goals and needs. We are trained in Mindfulness Meditation and holistic techniques that will assist you in getting to the root of the patterns to heal and change them. We create a safe and compassionate environment for you to discover what will help you to lead a happier and more relaxed life. You can have the life that you want and we are here to support you along the way. We work with a variety of roadblocks; stress, relationship help, sadness, anxiety, loss, career improvement, depression, addictions, improving self esteem, parenting, life transitions and much more. Celeste Ballard, MA, LCPC, LMT With 20 years of experience, Celeste practices as a body-centered psychotherapist and works with the philosophy that events effect our whole being - physical, emotional, cognitive, and spiritual. Because of this philosophy, she works to help one understand how their history impacts them on a variety of levels. Celeste combines traditional counseling psychology with Mindfulness Based psychotherapy for a more complete approach to change Celeste is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, has a BS in Human Services, and Master in Psychology with a Counseling Specialty. She has been in the field of counseling since 1994. In addition to being a Licensed Massage Therapist, Celeste has completed a two-year body-centered psychotherapy training called Hakomi. Included in Celeste’s areas of work are concerns with depression, anxiety, trauma, relationships, spirituality, sexuality, chronic pain, and parenting. She works with the awareness of cultural, gender, and diversity issues.

    About

    ABC Counseling offers A Better Choice for improving lives and relationships for generations. Professional and confidential help is available for a wide variety of personal, marital and family problems involving children, teens and adults of all ages. What makes ABC Counseling a better choice for help? We offer faster and more flexible appointment times Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM. to 9:00 PM with additional weekday and Saturday hours available by appointment. For your convenience, childcare is usually available at the office when prearranged with your counselor. The cost is $10 per hour for the first child and $4 for each additional child. Sessions are 48 minutes long. All our counselors are licensed, experienced professionals who will help provide you with the direction and support you need to resolve or cope with the issues that prompted your call. We are preferred providers for many insurance companies and recognized by the court as expert in our field. We are contracted with the state and have founding membership as court approved mediators. If you’re looking for a safe and solid source for Christian Counseling, ABC Counseling also provides and stands for All Biblical, Christian Counseling, offering care and compassion without condemnation or compromise. We offer speakers, seminars and workshops to churches, businesses and other groups on numerous issues of importance with an emphasis on prevention and growth. ABC Counseling provides court-approved mediation, evaluations and supervised visitation to help resolve custody and visitation related concerns. We equip employers and churches with cost effective counseling and consultation services. We offer lower sliding scale fees based on a minimum charge or your annual, gross household income. You may pay by check or cash. To find out more about ABC Counseling or to make an appointment, contact Dave Mitchell at via phone or email.

    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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