John Kamilis

LPC

John Kamilis

LPC

Telehealth Available
Professions: Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor, Mental Health Counselor
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Health Alliance
  • Healthlink
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • MHNet
  • Multiplan PHCS
  • Optum
  • United Behavioral Health
  • United Health Care
Evening Availability

Offices

1790 Nations Drive
Suite 214
Gurnee, Illinois 60031

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My Approach to Helping

When someone starts therapy, I want to them to feel safe and comfortable to explore those personal issues about themselves they may have been hesitant to do before. Building a rapport and being genuine allow me to use the various therapeutic techniques in my toolbox like cognitive behavioral therapy, solution-focused techniques, mindfulness, and motivational interviewing techniques among other therapies. These allow to engage the client and get them on a path to a happy and healthier life.

​In my personal life, I enjoy the outdoors, and like for hikes, camping, and spending time with family. I also giving back to the community by coaching recreational community softball team.

More Info About My Practice

I have accumulated over 20 years of experience providing individual counseling, family therapy, and marital counseling to adolescents, and adults dealing with various and concerns. I received my bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago and graduated with my master’s degree in clinical psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology. During my career, I have worked with adults and adolescents with various emotional and behavioral issues. I have helped teens and their family recover from substance use and addiction issues. I have also worked with adults dealing with emotional and past traumas, as well as many forms of addictions and substance use concerns.

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

Including but not limited to addictions, alcohol and substance abuse, adjustment disorders, adolescentteens (12+), anger management, anxiety, behavioral issues, bipolar disorders, borderline personality disorders, codependency, coping skills deficits, depression, divorce, domestic violence and abuse, emotional dysregulation, family counseling, gambling, grief and loss, life transition concerns, marital and relationships, men?s issues, mood disorders, parenting and co-parenting, self-esteem, self- harm, sexual addiction, social anxiety, stress management, trauma and abuse, PTSD, workplaceorganizational issues

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Services I Provide

  • Consultation
  • Counseling for Offenders
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Intervention
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Telehealth

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    Including but not limited to addictions, alcohol and substance abuse, adjustment disorders, adolescentteens (12+), anger management, anxiety, behavioral issues, bipolar disorders, borderline personality disorders, codependency, coping skills deficits, depression, divorce, domestic violence and abuse, emotional dysregulation, family counseling, gambling, grief and loss, life transition concerns, marital and relationships, men’s issues, mood disorders, parenting and co-parenting, self-esteem, self- harm, sexual addiction, social anxiety, stress management, trauma and abuse, PTSD, workplaceorganizational issues.

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Aggression and Violence
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Batterer Intervention
  • Behaviorism
  • Bipolar
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Body Image
  • Breakup
  • Bullying
  • Career Choice
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Compulsive Spending / Shopping
  • Control Issues
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Elder Abuse
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Exercise Addiction
  • Fear
  • First Responders
  • Forgiveness
  • Gambling Addiction
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • Inadequacy
  • Individuation
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Internet Addiction
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Jealousy
  • Learning Difficulties
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Military and Veterans Issues
  • Money and Financial Issues
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Narcissism
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Perfectionism
  • Physical Abuse
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Power
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Prejudice / Discrimination
  • Rejection
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • 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
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Suspiciousness / Paranoia
  • Teen violence/dating violence
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

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