Hello, I am Kristen Larson, LSW. I received my Master’s Degree in Social Work from DePaul University and a B.S. in Psychology from Illinois State University. My clinical experience includes working with adolescents, young adults and older adults as well as external experience working with children and adolescents through athletic coaching. My clinical experience consists of working within the community environment as well as a behavioral health hospital. My specialties include working with depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, self-harm, behavioral problems, substance use and addiction. I have experience working with patients at the partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient level of care for mental health, substance use, and disordered eating behaviors.
I have training and professional interest in Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Problem-Centered approach and Crisis Intervention. I prefer to use a client-centered approach while meeting the individual where you are at. I believe you are the best narrator of your story, and I am along to help guide you throughout your journey. I enjoy assisting my clients in developing new coping skills and working to apply them in their daily lives. Taking the role as a therapist is an honor as you are letting me into your life at what might be your most vulnerable time. I strive to create a safe and supportive environment for my clients to support you as you engage in your therapy journey and self-growth. To begin this process of growth and healing, reach out and schedule an appointment today.
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