Claire Arene, MSW, LCSW, PsyD, Clinical Social Work in Waukegan, Illinois, 60085

Claire Arene, MSW, LCSW, PsyD

Claire Arene, MSW, LCSW, PsyD
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Claire Arene, MSW, LCSW, PsyD

Professions: Clinical Social Worker, Mental Health Counselor, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LCSW
Secondary Credential: LCSW
Verified Credentials
1-800-651-8085 ext. 01594
Accepting new clients - Contact me!
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Office 1
2504 Washington Street
Ste 201
Waukegan, Illinois 60085
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  • Accessible Parking
  • Service Animals Welcome
  • Wheelchair Accessible Building
  • Wheelchair Accessible Restroom
Office 2
190 S Lasalle Street
Suite 2100
Chicago, Illinois 60603
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  • Accessible Parking
  • Service Animals Welcome
  • Wheelchair Accessible Building
  • Wheelchair Accessible Restroom

Billing and Insurance

I am an in-network provider for:

  • Aetna
  • APWU
  • BDA/Morneau Shepell
  • Beacon
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Ceredian
  • Ceridian Lifeworks
  • Cigna
  • Empathia
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • LifeSynch
  • Magellan
  • Magellan Health Services
  • Military OneSource
  • Tricare
  • ValueOptions

Fees: 150 dollars per session

Sliding Scale Fee offered with proof of financial hardship

Accepts Wisconsin Medicaid

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My practice is established on Christian principles and predominantly focused on helping individuals and couples; including families, experiencing relationship problems. These include but are not limited to, divorce, crisis, adjustment to changes in the family, step-parent issues, teenager/adolescent issues.

Christian therapy will be offered to those who request it, otherwise, I like to work with clients using an eclectic approach. I also do cognitive behavioral therapy for issues related to anxiety, and other phobic type disorders.

Please call to schedule an appointment, office hours are by appointment only. I provide telephonic and video counseling through Amwell Psychology.

Call Claire Arene, MSW, LCSW, PsyD at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 01594

More Info About My Practice

This practice also offers On-line therapy, E-therapy, and Telephone therapy. Please use the website link located in the contact section to schedule an appointment.

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

Marriage and Relationship Counseling
Blended Family and Parenting Issues
Divorce and Separation Adjustment
Anxiety Issues

Services I Provide

  • Consultation
  • Family Therapy
  • Home-Based Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Online Counseling / Phone Therapy
  • Other
  • Premarital Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Groups I Work With


Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Academic Concerns
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Communication Problems
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Isolation
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Oppositional and Defiant Behavior in Children and Teen
  • Phobias
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Esteem
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Stress
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worthlessness

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Anger Management
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP)
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)

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