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Holly Caruso, LCPC, LMHC

Stress, Anxiety LGBT Relationship issues Trauma and abuse Coping with life changes
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About me

I am licensed in Florida & Illinois with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbt-related issues, relationship issues, & trauma and abuse. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Professional experience

20yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment Issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Dissociation, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Emptiness, Expats, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Isolation/Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexual Dysfunction, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Traumatic Brain Injury, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues

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

License information

IL LCPC 180.007510



These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Holly Caruso. 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.

I always wanted to seek therapy I just didn't know it was as easy as getting an app and how I could connect with someone when I am not able to talk about anything. Holly has made me feel comfortable and helped me feel understood. She really tried to understand me and challenge me.

Written on Feb 17, 2023 after therapy with Holly for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Holly is a very caring and intelligent therapist. She has so much experience and really listens and understands my feelings and needs.

Written on Feb 09, 2023 after therapy with Holly for 5 months on issues concerning lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, and career difficulties

Holly really helps make the days better

Written on Dec 11, 2022 after therapy with Holly for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, self esteem, and adhd

Holly is absolutely amazing. She actively listens, and provides an environment where I feel safe opening up to talk about my anxiety and life challenges. Shes provided so much guidance that’s helped me navigate my feelings of anxiety. I’m feeling a million times better since starting therapy with Holly.

Written on Sep 18, 2022 after therapy with Holly for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, and self esteem