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Deborah Gust, M.A., LCPC, CCBT, CCFC, CRS

Deborah Gust, M.A., LCPC, CCBT, CCFC, CRS photo
Informing People Toward a Better Quality of Life
Co-Operative Partners in Therapy, LLC
Co-Operative Partners in Therapy, LLC was established in 1996 to provide Individual, Family, Couple, Adolescent, and Group counseling in a confidential & comfortable setting. In addition we provide Psychological Testing, Court Assessments, Mediation, and in-home Comprenensive Geriatric Assessments.

Our Experience with Families, Trauma Survivors, & Adolescents led to the formation that a persons thoughts, beliefs & behaviors are the combined result of the interplay and action of Biology + Psychology+ Environment + Spirituality. Therefore, in order for healing & behavioral change to take place each of these elements must be assessed & brought into balance, taking into account the clients wants, needs & level of development.

Counseling is a collaborative process that encourages the acquisition of self-knowledge, cognitive restructuring & behavioral change.
Bio
Deborah A. Gust, M.A.,LCPC.CCBT,CCFC, CRS, is a graduate of the Adler School of Professional Psychology. She completed her post graduate work in Gestalt & Family Systems at the MIdwest Gestalt Institute. She is also a Certified Cognitive Behavioral Therapist, Certified Clinical Forensic Counselor, Certified Relationship Specialist, a trained Mediator, Certified Hypnotherapist and A Board Certified Professional Counselor.

She has facilitated numerouse seminars on a variety of topics. Was a contributor in several articles in the Lake County News Sun (Illinois) and has authored an article for the American Psychotherapy Association (spring 2009)
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Life and Wellness Coaching
 Adolescents  Life Transitions
 Anger Management  Loneliness
 Anxiety and Panic  Marriage & Family Therapy
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)  Marriage Counseling
 Body Image Issues  Men's Issues
 Caregiver Issues  Neuropsychological Evaluation / Testing
 Chronic Illness  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Online / Video / Teletherapy
 Couples Therapy  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Depression  Psychological Evaluation / Testing
 Divorce  Relationship Issues
 Domestic Violence  Self Esteem Issues
 Eating Disorders  Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Educational Therapy  Stress Management
 Gay or Lesbian Issues  Trauma and PTSD
 Grief and Loss  Women's Issues
 Group Therapy  Work and Career Issues
 Hypnotherapy
Certifications
 Certified Relationship Specialist (CRS)  Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC)
 Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
Education/Training
Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology Adler School of Professional Psychology
Bachelors of Arts Barat College
Associate of Science College of Lake
Memberships
American Psychotherapy Asociation
National Board of Cognitive Behavioral Therapists
National Association of Forensic Counselors
American Alliance of Hypnotherapists
Payments Accepted
cash, check, insurance, credit cards
Hours:8 am - 8 pm M-Thur Sat 11-3
License:IL 180-003377
Location
16151 W. Sand Ct.
Additional Location
P.O.Box 546
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