Teresa is a licensed clinical social worker, earning BSW from Illinois State University and MSW from the University of Illinois, specializing in mental health. Teresa has completed basic training for EMDR and is pleased to offer this intervention for her clients.
Professionally Teresa has worked with pregnant and parenting teens, providing counseling and education for parenting and life skills. Over the last 20 years Teresa has worked in the healthcare setting, providing care to chronic, terminally ill, patients and their families, providing comprehensive assessments and integrated interventions to promote well being, utilizing a strength-based and client-centered approach. Supporting patients and families with exploring and creating coping strategies, meeting end of life goals, and relationship reconciliation. Teresa has experience with children/adolescents, adults and seniors, providing counseling for grief/loss, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and stress management. Teresa believes the therapeutic relationship of trust and mutual respect and promotes healing, growth, and overall wellness.