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Therapists, Counselors, and Psychiatrists at Thriveworks in Woodridge, IL

The psychologist Albert Ellis once stated, “The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.” This moment that Ellis describes might also be the moment someone decides to go to therapy. 

Professional mental health services don’t just help people suffering from acute mental health conditions, behavioral issues, or crises in their personal lives. Mental health services can benefit anyone. For example, individual counseling might help a person discover that they want to change careers and give them the self-esteem boost they need to take the plunge. Couples counseling might give a newly married couple the tools they need to communicate better so they can model a healthier relationship for their future children. And of course, therapists can help people who grapple with depression, anxiety, and other common conditions that can sometimes interfere with daily functioning if not addressed.

The mental health counselors and therapists at Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Woodridge have experience treating all kinds of people with all kinds of psychological needs. Counseling services at Thriveworks are private, secure, and compassionate. It’s mental health care that can help anyone and everyone achieve their goals in life.  

Are Therapy and Counseling the Same Thing?

Therapy and counseling are words that are often used interchangeably, but they’re not exactly the same. At Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Woodridge, counselors tend to zero in on specific issues and problems. They tend to be more solution focused and treatment might operate on a shorter time scale. Psychotherapists, on the other hand, tend to use talk therapy techniques to delve further into the origins of present-day problems. A psychotherapist is anyone licensed to provide psychotherapy. 

At Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Woodridge, clients might also encounter these additional mental health providers: 

  • Psychologists (PsyDs or PhDs), who can be counseling psychologists or clinical psychologists. They use a variety of psychotherapy approaches like cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to help clients address their mental and behavioral health needs.
  • Psychiatrists (MDs), who are medical doctors who can prescribe medications like antidepressants. They also have psychotherapy training. 
  • Licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFTs), who work with intimate partners and families to improve their interpersonal relationships.
  • Licensed clinical social workers (LCSWs), who provide counseling and professional guidance for social services. 

What Mental Health Services Are Offered at Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Woodridge?

Here’s a list of the main mental health services offered at Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Woodridge:

Through counseling, therapy, and/or psychiatry services, we help with a range of mental health conditions and other challenges, including:

Our providers — from therapists/counselors to psychologists, psychiatrists, and nurse practitioners — specialize in a range of counseling approaches, but they’ll cater your treatment to your unique preferences and needs. They might utilize:

Should I Talk with a Psychiatrist? 

Talking to a psychiatrist is most likely an independent decision that you’ll need to make on your own. However, anyone can benefit from talking with a mental health professional, including a psychiatrist. If you’re not familiar with what a psychiatrist is, they’re unique in that they: 

  • Are medical doctors, in addition to often being licensed mental health professionals
  • Can prescribe helpful medication that assists clients in managing the harmful symptoms of mental health conditions 
  • Often the preferred treatment method for emotional or behavioral conditions such as major depression or ADHD

Not everyone who talks with a psychiatrist will be prescribed medication; your treatment will depend on your own preferences and needs. By talking openly about what’s bothering you, you can help to provide your Thriveworks psychiatrist with the information they need to help you manage your mental health challenges. 

 You may also consider our psychiatric services if you’re suffering from the symptoms of: 

  • ADHD 
  • PTSD 
  • Eating disorders
  • OCD 
  • Depression 
  • Social anxiety 
  • And many other mental health conditions 

Get Premium Psychological Support at Thriveworks in Woodridge, IL

Clients come to Thriveworks in Woodridge, IL for premium psychological support at reasonable prices. In fact, the mental health providers at Thriveworks accept most major forms of health insurance coverage. This helps keep therapy affordable to everyone who needs it. If a client is paying out-of-pocket, Thriveworks offers competitive self-pay rates. 

Thriveworks clients can choose online counseling or in-person counseling at the modern office in Woodridge, IL. Both options are convenient, comfortable, and high-quality. Some clients choose a hybrid model of care, meeting their counselor virtually or traditionally from week to week.

Thriveworks counselors can meet with new clients quickly. Most people can have their first session with a provider within 24-48 hours of their initial call. They can also access their provider between sessions by email or phone call.

Get started on your mental health journey today by reaching out to an exceptional counselor at Thriveworks in Woodridge, IL. 

Where Is Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Woodridge Located?

Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Woodridge is located at 7425 Janes Ave #205, Woodridge, IL 60517. We’re just north of McDonald’s and are across from CDI Headstart Serving Dupage. If you have trouble finding our office or have any questions about how to get here, please don’t hesitate to reach out! 

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  • 7425 Janes Ave #205
    Woodridge, IL 60517

  • Mon-Fri:6AM-830PM
    Saturday:6AM-5PM
    Sunday:7AM-4PM

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