Abby Gentile, LPC, Counseling in Lockport, Illinois, 60441

Abby Gentile, LPC

Abby Gentile, LPC
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Abby Gentile, LPC

Professions: Counselor, Mental Health Counselor, Counsellor
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LPC
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1-800-651-8085 ext. 44295
Accepting new clients - Contact me!
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16221 W. 159th Street, Suite 102
Lockport, Illinois 60441
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Accessibility
  • Accessible Parking
  • Service Animals Welcome
  • Wheelchair Accessible Building
  • Wheelchair Accessible Restroom

Billing and Insurance

I am an in-network provider for:

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • Optum/United Health Care

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I am committed to forming a close therapeutic relationship with my clients. I also provide a safe, judgment-free environment where they can receive support. I believe understanding, trust, and compassion are key elements when empowering people to make positive changes, heal, and grow.

I meet my clients where they are in their therapeutic journey and help them to identify the underlying reasons for their concerns. Although the thought of seeking therapy may be overwhelming, rest assured that I will provide a warm, comfortable, accepting atmosphere in each session. I am a big believer in self-care and personal growth. My primary goal is to help my clients reach their full potential.

Email or Call Abby Gentile, LPC at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 44295

More Info About My Practice

I earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling. My clinical experience includes working with victims of domestic violence, children with developmental and learning issues, and providing community mental health services.

I am comfortable treating a wide range of mental health issues and helping people of all age groups and backgrounds. My therapeutic approach is person-centered, personalized, and grounded in evidence-based modalities such as play therapy, mindfulness, and cognitive behavioral therapy. I offer customized treatment to address each client’s unique needs, preferences, and circumstances.

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

Specialties: Including but not limited to Academic Pressures, Abuse, Adolescents, Adults, ADD/ADHD, Adjustment Issues, Anger/Stress Management, Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum, Career Counseling, Children, Communication Issues, Coping Skills, Depression, Divorce, Eating Disorders, Identity Development, Impulse Control Disorders, Infidelity, Intellectual Disability, Learning Disorder, OCD, Peer Relationships, Relationship Conflicts, Self Esteem, Self Harm, Social Skills, Teens, Wellness and Self Care

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Services I Provide

  • Art Therapy
  • Coaching
  • Consultation
  • Counseling for Offenders
  • Creative Arts Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Intervention
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Online Counseling / Phone Therapy
  • Psychological Evaluation

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abortion / Post Abortion Issues
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Adoption / Reunion Issues
  • Aggression and Violence
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Batterer Intervention
  • Behaviorism
  • Bipolar
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Body Image
  • Borderline
  • Breakup
  • Bullying
  • Cancer
  • Career Choice
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Chronic Illness / Disability
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Compulsive Spending / Shopping
  • Control Issues
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders (Autism, Aspergers, etc.)
  • Disability
  • Dissociation
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Elder Abuse
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Exercise Addiction
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Fertility Issues
  • First Responders
  • Forgiveness
  • Gambling Addiction
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • HIV / AIDS
  • Hoarding
  • Identity Issues
  • Immigration issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Incest
  • Individuation
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Internet Addiction
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Jealousy
  • Learning Difficulties
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Military and Veterans Issues
  • Money and Financial Issues
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Narcissism
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Oppositional and Defiant Behavior in Children and Teen
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Perfectionism
  • Phobias
  • Physical Abuse
  • Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Power
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Pregnancy and Birthing
  • Prejudice / Discrimination
  • Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures
  • Psychosis
  • Racism
  • Rejection
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Religious Issues
  • Schizophrenia
  • School issues
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Sex Addiction
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Sexuality / Sex Therapy
  • Shame
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Somatization
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Suspiciousness / Paranoia
  • Teen violence/dating violence
  • Terminal Illness
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trichotillomania
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Humanistic Psychology (humanism)
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Play Therapy

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