Glenview Counseling Group
Therapy for youths, adults, couples & families
FIND OUT A BIT ABOUT US
WHO WE ARE
Glenview Counseling Group is a small team of clinicians working with individuals and couples as well as children, adolescents and their families in an individual and family counseling setting. We are caring and compassionate people who are dedicated to meeting the emotional and psychological needs of our clients.
WHAT WE DO
We use a variety of treatment methods to best fit the needs of each individual or family. We would like to be partners in the journey to well-being and happiness. We believe that each person possesses the potential to live the life they want and we make it our mission to help unlock that potential.
WHAT WE BELIEVE
We believe that mental healthcare is a right.
We believe that YOU have that right.
We believe that we all have unique experiences that we view through some shared lens.
We believe that you should get to live your life according to your values.
We believe in your potential, even when it's hard for you to see it.
We believe that we all come from different walks of life.
We are glad that whatever walk of life you followed led you here.
Counseling offers you a chance to speak with a trained professional about making changes in your life in a caring, nurturing environment. It is a collaborative experience that requires us both to examine your thoughts, feelings and behaviors in order to make lasting changes.
YOUTH & FAMILY THERAPY
The focal point of your child's world is your family (even if your teen tells you it's his or her friends). Although teenagers begin to move away from this as they mature, it is still parents, siblings and home life that are the center of their universe.
Marriage therapy offers valuable opportunities for couples who want to make real changes in their marriage and build a healthy and long-lasting relationship. It can be a worthwhile investment for the long-term, providing couples with the skills and strategies they need to manage life together in a healthy way.
Group therapy involves one or more therapists who lead a group of roughly five to 15 clients. Typically, groups meet for an hour or two each week, every other week, or once monthly. Some people attend individual therapy in addition to groups, while others participate in groups only.
In our increasingly digitally connected world, we're finding new ways to connect. Therapy is yet another area that has caught on to the power of digital connection and is already using it to help more people access the support they need.
The word "anxiety" has become a catchall term for stress, nervousness and worry. However, Anxiety Disorders are much more than that and in many cases require evidence-based interventions to manage. We often meet people who's quality of life has been significantly impacted by an Anxiety Disorders and need our help getting back to living the life they want.
TRAUMA & EMDR
Trauma is a word that that refers to an experience within a spectrum of diagnoses, the most well known being Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. However, broadly speaking, Trauma refers to a single or series of events that happened in the past that continue to affect us negatively for a long time afterwards.
DEPRESSION & MOOD
Depression (major depressive disorder or clinical depression) is a common but serious mood disorder. It causes severe symptoms that affect how you feel, think, and handle daily activities, such as sleeping, eating, or working.
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a condition that causes perfectly rational people to think and act in ways they know are irrational, but cannot stop. People with OCD get caught in a cycle of obsessions and compulsions.
ADHD is a disorder that makes it difficult for a person to pay attention and control impulsive behaviors. He or she may also be restless and almost constantly active.
LOSS & GRIEF
Grief is a natural response to the loss of someone or something important to us. We may be grieving a loved one, going through a divorce, lost our job or a cherished dream. Grief can encompass a wide range of feelings from numbness to sadness, anger, guilt or even relief.
Your career development is a lifelong process. There are a number of factors that influence your career development, including your interests, abilities, values, personality, background, and circumstances. Career Counseling is a process that will help you to know and understand yourself and the world of work in order to make career, educational, and life decisions.
Autism, or autism spectrum disorder (ASD), refers to a broad range of conditions marked by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication.
DBT is helpful for anyone who wants to learn and use new life skills effectively. It can help you handle stressful situations, learn to manage your emotions, live in the moment, and have healthy relationships. This type of treatment will help you learn how to communicate and assert yourself when you need to. It will also help you cope with challenges and day to day stressors. These skills can help anyone who struggles with anxiety, depression, trauma, and personality disorders.
Before your first appointment at Glenview Counseling Group you should take a few steps to ensure that your initial session goes smoothly.
If you are planning to use your insurance please click on the Fees & Insurance tab at the top of the page to understand the process for using your insurance or how to use your out-of-network benefits.
Prior to your initial session you should also complete all of your paperwork and follow the instructions for filling out the forms. Please also bring your insurance card to the first session so that we have it on file and can call to confirm your benefits.
If you know the name of the counselor you would like to meet with contact that person directly. If you would like our intake coordinator to help you make a match based on style, availability or any other criteria, please leave a message in our general voicemail box at (847) 699-2490 x0 or send us an email through the Contact Us form at the bottom.
All new clients of Glenview Counseling Group are required to fill out the following forms: Intake Forms, New Client Assessment & Telehealth Authorization.
Additionally, new clients may also fill out the Release of Information form, which allows your therapist to communicate with any other providers or family members of your choosing.
The following page includes forms that are intended only for established clients of Glenview Counseling Group who need to update information in our system. If you are a new client of the practice please refer to the "New Clients" section to the left.
FEES & INSURANCE
Fees are set by our practice or by your insurance provider's contracted in-network rate. We believe that everyone should be able to afford counseling and so we offer a sliding scale fee in certain situations. For more information feel free to contact us.
All of our providers are in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO and Blue Choice and Aetna. Some of our providers also accept some HMOs. Please inquire about Medicare & HMO coverage if you plan to use these types of insurance plans.
The best way to verify that your counselor is an in-network provider for your insurance plan is to simply call the customer service phone number on the back of your card. Let them know that you would like to begin counseling with one of our providers and they can verify your benefits and confirm that he or she is an in-network provider.
You may also be able to utilize online provider lookup, if offered by your insurance carrier.
If our counselors are not considered in-network providers for your insurance plan we are happy to provide you with receipts for services to be submitted to your insurance carrier.
If you have any questions regarding your insurance company's out-of-network benefits, simply call the customer service number on the back of your card. Payment for all out-of-network clients is due at the time of service.
No Surprises Act
Beginning on January 1, 2022 the federal No Surprises Act will go into effect.
Part of this act stipulates that anyone who will not be using his or her insurance benefits, or does not have insurance benefits, is entitled to request a Good Faith Estimate, which outlines the estimated costs of counseling.
To learn more about the No Surprises Act and the Good Faith Estimate please click here.
If you must cancel an appointment we ask that you do so with your provider with at least 24-hour notice. Anyone canceling an appointment with less than a 24-hour notice will be charged a cancellation fee which may be as high as the full session fee. We ask that each new client leave a credit card on file to help maintain copayments and charges.
MEET THE TEAM
FOUNDER & DIRECTOR
OCD · Panic & Anxiety Disorders · Phobias · Behavioral Problems · Men's Issues · Agoraphobia · Perfectionism
Life Transitions · Early Adulthood · Stress Management · Self Esteem · Career Counseling & Assessment
Trauma · Life Transitions · Grief & Loss · Women’s Issues · Relationships · Depression · Anxiety · Hablo Español
Marital Issues · Grief & Loss · Life Transitions · Stress Management · Depression
Anxiety · Self-Esteem · Depression · Young Adults · Life Transitions · Stress Management · Career Counseling
Anxiety & OCD · Depression · Insomnia · EMDR · Relationship Issues · Trauma · Family Conflict · Perinatal Mental Helath
Anxiety · Depression · Stress Management · Adjustment Disorders · Adolescent & Young Adult Issues · Family Conflict
Anxiety · Marriage & Couples · Depression · Young Adults · Life Transitions · Grief and Loss · Trauma
OCD Anxiety · Depression · Children & Adolescents · Life Transitions · Grief & Loss · Family & Relational Issues
Pediatric Anxiety · Family Conflict Autism Spectrum · Children & Adolescents · ADHD · Socialization
Anxiety · Family Conflict · Self Esteem Grief & Loss · Children & Adolescents · Trauma · Parenting
Our Administrative Team
Julia manages the day-to-day administrative and financial tasks of our office. She is the heart of our practice through which the lifeblood of our workplace flows and is integral to the work we do to be helpful to you.
Zoe manages all of the new client inquiries that come into our practice. She is here to help you find the right counseling to match your needs, either here at our practice or elsewhere in our community.
Mariya assists our office manager in all of GCG's administrative tasks, from checking your insurance benefits to helping you understand our intake paperwork and all points in between.