Heather is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor (CADC). She has extensive experience working with addictions as well as people with severe mental illness. Heather is passionate about helping individuals, couples, and families dealing with substance abuse. She specializes in the treatment of anxiety, codependency, depression, and stress management.
Heather recognizes that every person’s journey is unique and shaped by life experiences that are frequently outside of an individual’s control. She also believes that a person’s past and present relationships and experiences directly correlate with the way a person thinks, acts, or feels and works to understand and treat the person as a whole. Heather believes that the ultimate goal of therapy is to help clients build confidence in their abilities to make decisions that help build meaningful and productive lives.
Heather uses a warm and engaging approach to build rapport and a strong therapeutic relationship with her clients. She uses an eclectic model of treatment, including a combination of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Motivational Interviewing to meet the individual needs of each client.
Heather can accept clients with the following insurance plans: BCBS PPO, Optum/UBH, & Aetna. Heather can also accept all self-pay clients.
I have been pleased with the entire team!
Kristen & the Counseling Works team are so easy to work with and dedicated. You get the sense immediately that everyone truly cares about improving their patient's well-being.
I've known Kristen and her team at Counseling Works professionally for years. The leadership, mission, and values of this practice are some of the best in our business. I have no doubt that the client experience is one of compassion, support, and positive change - you can't go wrong here!
Kelly McLaughlin is an amazing therapist. She is doing wonders with my kids, kind, patient and really knows how to gain their trust to allow them to open up. Would give 10 stars if I could
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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