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Steven Kirkilas, LCSW

Stress, Anxiety Trauma, Abuse Anger management Depression Coping with life changes
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About me

Hello, my name is Steven Kirkilas. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with Masters Degree in Social Work from University of Illinois at Chicago. For the past 10 years, I have assisted individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds in overcoming their unique struggles. I believe my role is to meet individuals where they are at, nonjudgmentally. My most passionate work is in providing trauma informed care. I am trained in EMDR therapy and enjoy using somatic therapies. I am also passionate about the benefit of mindfulness practice in managing anxiety, depression, PTSD, and many other struggles. Lastly, I believe every person deserves to be understood, please feel welcome.

Professional experience

6yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Trauma, Abuse Anger management Depression Coping with life changes

Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Attachment Issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dissociation, Domestic Violence, Emptiness, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Infidelity, Intellectual Disability, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood Disorders, Narcissism, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Paranoia, Post-traumatic Stress, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Love, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Somatization, Traumatic Brain Injury

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Existential Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Jungian Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Somatic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems

Services offered

Video
Phone
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License information

CO LCSW CSW.09928697

NH LCSW 2926

WI LCSW 10125-123

ME LCSW Lc21857

AK LCSW 169363

Reviews

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Steven is a very competent and understanding therapist. He is respectful of my religion and offers a variety of options when discussing different topics. He’s very non-judgmental and patient.

Written on Feb 17, 2024 after therapy with Steven for 1 year and 6 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Steven has met me exactly where I’m at since we started working together. He allows for me to take our sessions where I need them to go but also provides guidance when I don’t have direction or I get off track.

Written on Feb 12, 2024 after therapy with Steven for 1 year and 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coaching, and adhd

Steven is very talented at what he does. Not only is he an amazing listener but he has tremendous techniques and strategies for digging into emotions, past belief systems/ experiences and releasing these so you can move forward. I have never worked with anyone so skilled in this work!

Written on Jan 09, 2024 after therapy with Steven for 1 year and 10 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, self esteem, relationship issues, and coping with life changes

Steven is an excellent listener and a thoughtful person. He’s respectful and relatable, and always try’s to find a solution.

Written on Jan 05, 2024 after therapy with Steven for 8 months on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, family conflicts, anger management, and coping with life changes

Steven is WONDERFUL. I’ve really enjoyed every session, he is thoughtful, approachable, and a great listener, and he asks inquisitive questions that move therapy in really productive ways.

Written on Jan 04, 2024 after therapy with Steven for 8 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

Steven has been very helpful helping me work through things.

Written on Nov 24, 2023 after therapy with Steven for 1 year and 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, and coaching