Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

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jill picture Hello.  My name is Jill Stevens, and I am a licensed clinical professional counselor with a master's degree in Clinical Psychology from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.  I have over 20 years of experience as a therapist.  Some of the types of problems with which I have helped people include: 

  • Major Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder (also called Manic Depression)
  • Anxiety Disorders
    (includes Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, and other types of anxiety)
  • Problems in relationships (with partner, spouse, adult children, parents, coworkers, supervisors, etc.)
  • Stress on the Job/at Work
  • Difficulties controlling or managing emotions, including anger
  • Self-Harm
  • Difficulties in the present that come from events in the past, such as neglect, abuse, death of a loved one, or other experiences while growing up
  • Grief and loss (including the loss of a beloved pet)
  • Problems related to Personality or Communication
  • Distress Tolerance
  • Stress and Life Problems related to Sexual Orientation
  • Adjusting to Life After Prison or while on Parole/Probation
  • Preparing to Enter Prison
  • Problems with Self-Esteem
  • Sexual Assault or Victim of Crime
  • Domestic Violence
  • "Codependency"
  • Stress from Varied Sources (for example, health problems, life circumstances)

We can work together to choose the type of treatment best suited to your needs and with which you are most comfortable.  Research shows and I believe that the relationship between therapist and client is extremely important.  I will make every effort to help you feel comfortable and at ease.

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