I am licensed as a Clinical Social Worker in Illinois and Missouri, with 24 years of professional psychotherapy experience with adults, adolescents and children, in individual and group settings. I obtained my Masters in Social Work from Indiana University. I have expertise in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, depression, cancer/life threatening illness, and other major life changes in relationships and work.
I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I use a variety of therapeutic approaches, including psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral therapy, interpersonal, and solution focused therapy. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.
Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Cancer, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Codependency, Divorce and Separation, Family of Origin Issues, Guilt and Shame, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Mood Disorders, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Post-traumatic Stress, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Women's Issues, Workplace Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Existential Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
IL LCSW 149.009659
MO LCSW 2002028527
She has helped me work through some issues.
Written on Nov 10, 2023 after therapy with Amy for 8 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, and intimacy-related issues
Amy is a compassionate person that listens and cares...I would highly recommend anyone who is seeking out therapy to see her.
Written on Oct 21, 2023 after therapy with Amy for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, parenting issues, anger management, and coping with life changes
Amy takes time to understand what I’m saying and gives me thought out advice to combat my issues. I appreciate her willingness to listen and approach things from different angles if it takes a couple tries. Overall it’s been a very productive experience.
Written on Sep 21, 2023 after therapy with Amy for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, compassion fatigue, and adhd
Amy was very patient. I would recommend her as a therapist! I enjoyed working with her
Written on Sep 10, 2023 after therapy with Amy for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, and compassion fatigue
Amy is an amazing counselor. She has the ability to put you at ease and really listens to what you are saying. She genuinely cares about her clients.
Written on Aug 25, 2023 after therapy with Amy for 2 months on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, grief, and coping with life changes
Looking forward to our sessions in the future, Amy is very caring and helpful and I look forward to each meeting with her.
Written on May 02, 2023 after therapy with Amy for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, and adhd