Tania is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degrees in Psychology and Spanish from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse. She received her Master of Social Work degree from Aurora University. Tania has worked in the field of social work since 1994. Areas of expertise include Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). She uses both strengths and solution-based approaches in addition to strategies and tools to promote emotional and physical well-being. Her experience of nearly 30 years spans across different settings including inpatient and outpatient psychiatric, emergency department, agency, group home, and middle/high school social work. She has been trained in crisis assessment and management.
Tania provides individual therapy to adolescents (ages 12+) in the management of depression, anxiety, self-injury, attention/executive dysfunction, school avoidance, and relationship issues. Tania also provides clinical therapy to adults in the management of depression, anxiety, grief/loss, divorce, and relationship issues.
Tania’s kind, open-minded approach helps individuals trust the process. She believes in first starting where the individual is and then providing empathic listening, guidance, and tools to take steps toward improved mindset, overall health, and life goals. Tania understands life experiences shape our being but do not define us. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, walking outdoors, gardening, reading, and enjoying the beautiful lakes of the Midwest.
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Ann is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She received her Bachelors of Arts Degree from DePaul University, and Masters in Social Work from the Jane Addams College of Social Work at University of Illinois at Chicago. Ann completed her internships at Catholic Charities and Lutheran Family Services, both located in Chicago. Ann has worked in the Mental Health field since 2007, and has experience in outpatient therapy, in home therapy, schools, nursing homes, hospitals, and has been trained in crisis assessment and management. Ann previously worked at Home Psych Services, Thrive Counseling Center, and Leyden Family Services. Through these experiences, Ann has practiced individual, group, and family counseling. She is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
Ann currently provides individual therapy to adolescents, adults, and families with a focus on those experiencing anxiety, depression, trauma, phobias, interpersonal issues, and change of life issues (postpartum, coping with loss). Ann has expertise and a special interest in working with women experiencing postpartum depression and anxiety as well as parents who are struggling with parental stress. Ann has completed training through PSI (Postpartum Support International) and has been certified in Maternal Mental Health. Ann believes that building a foundation of trust and respect is crucial in the therapeutic relationship. She believes that each individual has a certain set of strengths and works with them to use those strengths as well as learned skills, to help improve mood and overall well-being. Ann provides empathetic care while also being solution focused. Ann is also passionate about continuous growth and improvement as a clinician. As a result, Ann prioritizes staying informed on the most up to date interventions and research and participates in regular consultation and training.
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Ronda Skilton is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who is trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She offers individual therapy to adults, as well as marriage & family counseling. Ronda is also a Gottman trained Level-3 couples counselor. Ronda’s areas of expertise include grief therapy, depression, anxiety, relationship problems, past family trauma, workplace burnout, as well as increasing self-esteem, and setting appropriate boundaries to live an unapologetic, well-balanced life.
Ronda explores new ways for clients to express their feelings, and tailors her therapeutic interventions to fit each individual client's needs. Her goal is to provide quality behavioral health services and provide an opportunity for individuals to lead fuller, happier, and healthier lives. Ronda’s approach to therapy is solution-focused. She provides clients with a non-judgmental and caring atmosphere, where they can develop positive coping skills for difficult situations, as well as alleviate stress.
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Mark Gorzkowski is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Exposure & Response Prevention, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Mark received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana and his Master of Science in Clinical Psychology from Benedictine University. Mark is also a graduate of the International OCD Foundation Behavior Therapy Training Institute (BTTI). Mark has worked in the mental health field since 2005, and has experience in private practice, inpatient, partial hospitalization, and crisis management. Mark completed his internship at Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital in the Center for Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. He also previously worked at Linden Oaks Hospital in the Adolescent Inpatient Unit and the Assessment & Referral Center. Mark’s practice focuses on the treatment of individuals (age 16 and older) struggling with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, phobias, social anxiety, depression, self-injury, interpersonal conflict, trauma, and emerging adult issues (such as college transitions and independent living). Mark is known by colleagues in the field for his compassionate yet direct approach, along with his ability to balance empathic listening with skill building, education, and guidance. In his free time, Mark enjoys watching baseball, playing basketball, woodworking, and watching Marvel movies.
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