I am a Christian counselor licensed in the State of Illinois. I attended Lincoln Christian College and Seminary (now Lincoln Christian College) where I earned both my BA and an MA in Counseling. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with over 15 years experience with with all ages in various settings, including in person and online telehealth, office.
Everyone deserves to be treated with respect. When you reach out for help, I will be supportive and non-judgmental. My style is warm and approachable. While I am a Christian counselor and lean heavily on God's truth, it is not my goal to force people into what I believe.
While I enjoy working with a variety of people and situations, I have extensive experience with parenting and anger management, including classes for those ordered by the court or for those completing a service plan with DCFS. I also prepared and taught a curriculum for dating (red flags, what to look for, what to avoid, etc.) I have helped clients with depression, anxiety, and healing from domestic violence, childhood abuses and traumas.
Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Anger management, Depression, Coaching, Communication Problems, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Narcissism, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Post-traumatic Stress, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Social Anxiety and Phobia
IL LCPC 180008852
Sandra has been a critical part of my healing journey, and has always approached my concerns with respect and kindness. I highly recommend her!
Written on Oct 04, 2023 after therapy with Sandra for 2 years and 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, and intimacy-related issues
Sandra is the best!!!!! She understands what I need and meets me in my own time and space. Can't recommend her highly enough.
Written on Sep 04, 2023 after therapy with Sandra for 6 years and 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, and self esteem
Sandra is great! I've worked with her for many years, and I've grown tremendously. I highly recommend her.
Written on Jul 29, 2023 after therapy with Sandra for 5 years and 10 months
Been great so far look forward to a less anxious future
Written on Jul 03, 2023 after therapy with Sandra for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and grief
Sandra is personable, engaging, and compassionate. She is such a sweetheart!
Written on Apr 28, 2023 after therapy with Sandra for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and coaching
I have worked with Sandra for over a year now; through the grief of losing my brother and the wonderful marriage and newlywed life that is my now today. She listens thoughtfully and I have full trust in her and our work together. I couldn't recommend her enough!
Written on Feb 23, 2023 after therapy with Sandra for 2 years and 9 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and grief