Kasia Wereszczynska MA, LCPC, RYT, Psychotherapy in Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045

Kasia Wereszczynska

MA, LCPC, RYT

Kasia Wereszczynska

MA, LCPC, RYT

Professions: Psychotherapist, Mental Health Counselor
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LCPC - 178.007974

Offices

222 Wisconsin Ave
Suite 302
Lake Forest , Illinois 60045

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My Approach to Helping

Kasia Wereszczynska, MA, LCPC, RYT, has provided mental health services to people in the South Side of Chicago and the North Shore Area for more than 15 years. She has advanced training in a number of therapeutic modalities, including cognitive behavioral therapy, positive psychology, and crisis intervention. Kasia has treated individuals from a variety of racial, ethnic, religious, and socioeconomic backgrounds. She also has extensive experience working in various settings such as hospital emergency rooms, schools, the mental health court system, community mental health agencies, and psychiatric hospitals.

Kasia currently works at counseling speaks, a contemporary counseling clinic. She provides mental health services at the Chicago Behavioral Hospital and is the past president of both the Illinois Association of Multicultural Counseling (IAMC) and the Chicago Counseling Association (CCA).

Kasia founded the In Her Shoes Foundation in 2008 to help women develop and maintain a healthy, positive lifestyle. She also teaches Psychology classes at the University of St. Francis and Oakton Community College.

More Info About My Practice

Kasia Wereszczynska is a Psychotherapist and Yoga Instructor with experience in working with children, adolescents, families and adults. Originally from Poland, Kasia has developed an appreciation for different cultures. She works to build a healing environment that helps facilitate personal growth and positive change. In addition, she empowers her clients by helping them set and achieve realistic goals in a nonjudgmental atmosphere.Kasia has an extensive training and experience in crisis intervention, cognitive-behavioral therapy and positive psychology. Her areas of specialty include anxiety, depression, life transitions, addiction, trauma, self-esteem concerns and stress management.

Services I Provide

  • Chemical Dependency Evaluation
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Coaching
  • Consultation
  • Counseling for Offenders
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Home-Based Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Intervention
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Online Counseling / Phone Therapy
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Residential Treatment or Hospitilization

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults

Languages

  • Polish

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Compulsive Spending / Shopping
  • Emptiness
  • Immigration issues
  • Self-Love
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Journal Therapy
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET)
  • Self Psychology
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
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