Erik is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. He has extensive experience working in private practice and inpatient residential treatment centers. Erik has primarily worked with older teenagers and adults with several varying types of mental health issues. He is very passionate about helping individuals manage and overcome their addictions whether they are substance addictions or other addictions. Erik also specializes in the treatment of depression, anxiety, anger management, and eating disorders, and works with specialized populations such as first responders.
Erik has a warm and empathic disposition that helps him form healthy therapeutic relationships with his clients. He believes that in order for therapy to work, the client and therapist must first build a trusting relationship where the client can feel comfortable to open up and discuss their concerns. Erik also believes it’s important to empower every client so they can learn how to take control of their lives and live a meaningful life that each person desires.
Erik uses a variety of therapeutic modalities depending on the needs of each individual client. He is experienced in the use of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Motivational Interviewing, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
Erik can accept clients with the following insurance plans: BCBS PPO, Optum/UBH, & Aetna. Erik can also accept all self-pay clients.
Kristen and her group are amazing and talented therapists. I highly recommend them!
Counseling Works’ owner Kristen is lovely and great to work with. All the clinicians are very professional and friendly, and the therapy space is very modern, stylish and welcoming. I highly recommend contacting them if you are looking for counseling services in the Naperville or Frankfort area.
Kristen + her team of skilled therapist are top of the line! The Counseling Works team care about their clients and provide the best service in the area!
Counseling Works has an excellent team of clinicians and you will be in great hands!
This is an awesome practice. You will feel cared for and taken care of. All the clinicians are excellent!
This facility is awesome. Professional and caring staff! They are great therapists who aren't afraid of delving into the hard stuff. They are transparent yet keep the boundaries clear. If you are seeking a therapist, I recommend them!
The owner, Kristen, is a pleasure to work with. The office space is inviting and relaxing as well. I recommend giving them a call if you are seeking counseling services.
Professional staff, clean & comfortable environment, flexible appointments, easy to find location and close to the highway with ample parking.
Phenomenal group of people - you can't go wrong with Counseling Works!
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