Claudia Mellott, M.S., L.C.P.C., C.A.D.C.

Claudia Mellott, M.S., L.C.P.C., C.A.D.C.

Professions: Life Coach, Counseling Psychology, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor - 180004368
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1-800-651-8085 ext. 22307
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Office 1
5509 Belmont Rd
Suite 1 East
Downers Grove, Illinois 60515
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Billing and Insurance

I am an in-network provider for:

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Anthem Blue Cross of California
  • Blue Choice Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

Fees: $145per session, Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO provider including BCBS and BCBS Choice policies

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Whether you are going through a challenging life event or dealing with long standing issues, do not lose hope. Change is always a possibility and the human spirit can be incredibly resilient. I have a passion for guiding people to a healthier state. Symptom relief and emotional growth are valuable features of therapy.

Through therapy better communication, a calmer disposition, and a deeper understanding of oneself can replace conflict, anxiety, depression, and confusion. These changes will often free up a great deal of mental, emotional, and physical energy. The combination of skill building and confidence building can start the process of change. Sometimes, it is useful to look at one's past to gain an understanding of what patterns in thought or behavior we may have developed over the years.

Part of being human is having both strengths and weaknesses. However, the more time we spend living in our strengths and minimizing our weaknesses, the happier we tend to be. My approach to my work is compassionate and collaborative. Together we can work to help you achieve the goals that are important to you.

I have worked in the field for over 15 years as a licensed professional. Continuing education and professional peer groups have always been an important part of my professional growth beyond graduate school. An important first step to change is gathering information on a therapist. I would be honored to work with you.

Email or Call Claudia Mellott, M.S., L.C.P.C., C.A.D.C. at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 22307

More Info About My Practice

Cash, Check, Credit/Debit Cards are accepted. Insurance or self pay also accepted. I accept Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO and Blue Cross Blue Shield Choice policies. I accept APS Healthcare.

Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

Issues I have specialties in include panic disorder and anxiety; life transitions like divorce, breakups, dating, job loss, empty nest; grief and depression; bipolar; obsessive compulsive disorder; addictions; relationship counseling, and self development.

Services I Provide

  • Clinical Supervision
  • Coaching
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Online Counseling / Phone Therapy

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Breakup
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Control Issues
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Fertility Issues
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Individuation
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Jealousy
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Panic
  • Perfectionism
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Pregnancy and Birthing
  • Prejudice / Discrimination
  • Rejection
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy /REBT
  • Gottman Method
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Object Relations
  • Positive Psychotherapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT)

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