Carl Hippensteel


Carl Hippensteel


Professions: Counselor, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LCPC
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Cigna
  • United Health Care
Fees: $130
Free Initial Consultation


Evanston, Illinois 60201

My Approach to Helping

I am a compassionate counselor that believes in the power of warm healthy relationships to heal the distress of painful life experiences. I take a creative and mindful approach to therapy with an emphasis on personal strengths and goal direction. With respect, humor, acceptance and empowerment, I work to increase awareness and understanding and assist you in viewing yourself and your world in positive and exciting new ways. I enjoy collaborating to find a path of personal growth that feels right for you.

More Info About My Practice

I have an extensive background working with Mood, Thought, and Anxiety Disorders, as well as Trauma Recovery. I specialize in Identity Issues, LGBT Issues, Creative Individuals, people with the Highly Sensitive Person personality trait (HSP), Personal Empowerment, Skill Building, Symptom Management, and Repairing Relationships.

My Role as a Therapist

In our therapeutic relationship, I will learn to understand you and discover your strengths and needs. We will work together in a creative and interactive way to achieve the change needed to enrich your personal interactions and daily life experiences.

I accept Cigna Insurance and provide detailed receipt to assist clients with insurance reimbursement for other insurance companies. If you you have any questions about insurance, please feel free to contact me.

Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Adults


  • English

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Identity Issues
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Schizophrenia
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Reality Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)

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