Mental Health Counselor / Therapist in Skokie, IL

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Yael Ron, LCP, LCPC

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Dr. Yael Ron
Experience CHANGE and RESOLUTION. You're not alone in your struggles.My purpose is to support you through crisis, and facilitate positive CHANGES in your life. In a warm, safe and empowering environment,I will help you gain a greater awareness of your choices,better understanding of present circumstances, and transform anxiety, frustration and anger into forward movement and action. My vast experience in providing relief from emotional pain and fear, healing wounds of trauma and loss, reducing stress, and mending love and family relationships will help you achieve an overall sense of well-being, balance and direction.

My strength lies in helping you to overcome resentment and shame, reconnect with passion and joy, and find and define your own voice. I offer you the opportunity to achieve freedom from internal constraints, and start living more healthfully and authentically. My approach is insight-oriented and strength-based.

Allow me to put fifteen years of diverse professional experience working with a wide range of people and challenges at your service.Through collaborative exploration, guidance and encouragement, you will reconnect with your internal resources of wisdom and strength and attain your personal goals. Take intiative and call me now.
Practice Areas/Issues Treated
 Counseling / Therapy  Loneliness
 Adolescents  Marriage & Family Therapy
 Adoption  Marriage Counseling
 Anger Management  Men's Issues
 Anxiety and Panic  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Bicultural Difficulties  Online / Teletherapy
 Body Image Issues  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Caregiver Issues  Premarital Counseling
 Chronic Illness  Relationship Issues
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Self-Esteem Issues
 Couples Therapy  Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Depression  Stress Management
 Divorce  Trauma and PTSD
 Gay or Lesbian Issues  Women's Issues
 Grief and Loss  Work and Career Issues
 Life Transitions
 Clinical Psychologist  Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.)
 Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC)  Licensed Clinical Psychologist (State)
1988 B.A. Behavioral Sciences: Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be'er-Sheva, Israel
1995 M.A. Counseling Psychology: Adler School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, IL USA
2004 Doctorate in Clinial Psychology: Adler School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, IL USA

Certificate in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: Adler School of Professional Psychology
Dr. Ron obtained a B.A. in behavioral sciences from the Ben-Gurion University in Be'er Sheva, Israel, and received a master's in counseling psychology and a doctorate in clinical psychology from the Adler School of Professional Psychology in Chicago.
Throughout her career, Dr. Ron has attained diverse experiences working with individuals from all walks of life and in a variety of settings. Dr. Ron started her career as a director of a local branch of a national head-hunting and vocational recruitment agency. She subsequently worked for the local diplomatic mission to the Midwest, supporting the local Israeli community and diplomatic staff on issues related to immigration and acculturation.
Upon graduation with her master's from the Adler School, Dr. Ron worked as a special needs adoption coordinator, clinician, and consultant to early childhood programs and as a clinical supervisor at the Jewish Children's Bureau. Additionally, for six years, she has provided assessment and treatment services to individuals recovering from substance abuse, trauma, incarceration, and homelessness within the inner city transitional residential program of the Chicago Christian Industrial League. Dr. Ron served as the co-director of the training program in psychology, supervised members of the professional staff and graduate doctoral students in psychology, as well as consulted to program directors and management.
Presently, Dr. Ron teaches at the Adler School of Professional Psychology, consults to businesses and corporations, and own a private practice in Skokie, and downtown Chicago, IL. Dr. Ron specializes in the treatment of dually diagnosed individuals, survivors of trauma, treatment of complex PTSD, loss and grief, self-image and identity issues, relationship issues, and life crises and transitions.
Dr. Ron is licensed in the state of Illinois as a clinical psychologist and as a professional clinical counselor. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, and serves on the board of the Mental Health Association of Greater Chicago (MHAGC).
American Psychological Association

Psy Chi National Honor Society in Psychology
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Payments Accepted
Cash, Checks, Debit/ Credit Cards
Hours:By Appointment
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9933 Lawler Ave.
Suite 324
SkokieIL 60077
Additional Location
155 N. Michigan Ave.
Suite 721
ChicagoIL 60077