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Tesa Rigel Hines, LCSW

Stress, Anxiety LGBTQ+ Relationships Trauma, Abuse Depression
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About me

I am a woman of color, clinically licensed in Illinois with nearly 10 years of professional social work experience. I have the most experience in helping clients with depression, stress and anxiety, LGBTQ+ 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. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Professional experience

10yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety LGBTQ+ Relationships Trauma, Abuse Depression

Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Adoption and Foster Care, Dissociation, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Forgiveness, Gender Dysphoria, Life Purpose, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Post-traumatic Stress, Prejudice and Discrimination, Self-Harm, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexuality, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems

Services offered

Video
Phone
Live Chat
Messaging

License information

IL LCSW 149.025614

Reviews

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Tesa has been great!

Written on Nov 01, 2023 after therapy with Tesa for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, and self esteem

Tesa is very helpful! They have helped me feel more confident in my decision making. Has helped me organize my thoughts. They are very understanding and kind, and good with guidance. Would highly recommend!

Written on Aug 23, 2023 after therapy with Tesa for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, bipolar dis