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Derrick Wright, LCSW

Stress, Anxiety Addictions Trauma, Abuse Grief Depression
Video Phone Messaging

About me

I am licensed in Illinois and Missouri, with 5 years of professional work experience helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. I believe in collaborating with my clients to create an open and safe environment where their thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process and will meet you have half way, I will not do more for you than you are willing to do for yourself. Change requires work!

Professional experience

5yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Addictions Trauma, Abuse Grief Depression

Additional areas of focus: Adoption and Foster Care, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Cancer, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, HIV / AIDS, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Impulsivity, Men's Issues, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Post-traumatic Stress, Prejudice and Discrimination, Self-Harm, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexuality, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Services offered

Video
Phone
Messaging

License information

IL LCSW 149.025647

MO LCSW 2023042348

Reviews

These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Derrick Wright. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

We’re heading into our second session and he has my confidence not only in listening skills but also his way of communicating to gain more insightful discussion.

Written on Feb 19, 2024 after therapy with Derrick for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, grief, and intimacy-related issues

Derrick has helped me through so much.

Written on Jan 07, 2024 after therapy with Derrick for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd

He’s currently helping me with some problems i’m going through. His advice is great. It helps me see things more clearly

Written on Nov 30, 2023 after therapy with Derrick for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

Derrick seems very nice and that he can help.

Written on Aug 11, 2023 after therapy with Derrick for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, trauma and abuse, grief, anger management, and compassion fatigue