Sharon J. Depowski, LCSW, CADC

Sharon J. Depowski, LCSW, CADC

Professions: Clinical Social Work, Other
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LCSW - 149-011315
Secondary Credential: CADC - 27927
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1-800-651-8085 ext. 09899
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311 E Dickens Ave
Northlake, Illinois 60164
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I believe that it takes a lot of courage to take that first step, which is making the initial phone call. My treatment approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients address current life challenges and long standing issues. Common issues include the following: depression and anxiety, panic attacks, relationship issues, grief and loss, work and career issues, stress management, addiction and recovery, parenting and family issues, and conflict resolution.

Email or Call Sharon J. Depowski, LCSW, CADC at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 09899

More Info About My Practice

I am an in-network provider for multiple insurance companies, including Employee Assistance Programs (EAP). In addition, I also participate with two specific Employee Assistance Programs, Ceridian and Perspectives. I also accept Tricare and Medicare; however, I do not accept Medicaid insurance. For individuals who currently do not have insurance, I offer sliding scale rates.

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

I am quite adept in assisting individuals who have difficulty expressing their feelings. I utilize acceptance and encouragement, mixed with support and encouragement. I am very patient and have been told that I have a calming voice.

Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Mediation

Ages I Work With

  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Groups I Work With

    My specialty is to assist individuals through life transitions, such as: divorce, empty nest syndrome, and assisting aging parents. In addition, I have assisted many individuals with feelings of depression and anxiety, which can result in low self esteem and poor self confidence.

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Compulsive Spending / Shopping
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Inadequacy
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Irritability
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Physical Abuse
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Anger Management
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy /REBT
  • Conflict Resolution Therapy
  • Emotion Focused Therapy
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Focusing
  • Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy
  • Journal Therapy
  • Parent Work
  • Positive Psychology
  • Positive Psychotherapy
  • Pragmatic / Experiential Therapy for Couples
  • Process Oriented Psychology
  • Psychodrama
  • Reality Therapy
  • Self Relations
  • Trauma Relief Unlimited

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