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Benjamin Waughtal, LPC

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Licensed Professional Counselor
Portrait Health Centers
Portrait Health Centers are multi-specialty clinics that employ the most cutting-edge and proven assessment protocols and treatment options available, believing that an Effective Treatment Depends On An Accurate Diagnosis. Individuals should not have to “play doctor” by researching available treatments and then self-selecting which of these treatments has been scientifically validated and would be most appropriate for themselves or their family. At Portrait Health Centers, we provide a comprehensive and multi-specialty assessment to determine the underlying causes of your symptoms and incorporate an appropriate treatment plan.
Practice Areas/Issues Treated
 Counseling / Therapy  Hypnotherapy
 Addiction  Learning Disabilities
 Adolescents  Life and Wellness Coaching
 Adoption  Life Transitions
 Anger Management  Loneliness
 Anxiety and Panic  Marriage & Family Therapy
 Arts Therapy (Expressive)  Marriage Counseling
 Asperger's Syndrome  Men's Issues
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)  Neuropsychological Evaluation / Testing
 Bicultural Difficulties  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Body Image Issues  Online / Video / Teletherapy
 Caregiver Issues  Pet Therapy
 Children's Counseling  Play Therapy
 Chronic Illness  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Premarital Counseling
 Couples Therapy  Problem Gambling
 Depression  Psychoanalysis
 Divorce  Psychological Evaluation / Testing
 Domestic Violence  Psychopharmacology
 Eating Disorders  Relationship Issues
 Educational Therapy  Religious Counseling
 Family Conflict  Self-Esteem Issues
 Gay or Lesbian Issues  Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Gender Identity / Transgenderism  Sexual Dysfunction
 Gifted / Talented Issues  Stress Management
 Grief and Loss  Trauma and PTSD
 Group Therapy  Women's Issues
 Herpes and STD Counseling  Work and Career Issues
Licenses/Certifications
 Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
Bio
Specialties: ADHD, Anger Management, Drug Abuse, Relationship Issues, School Refusal, Coping, Emotional and Behavioral Issues, Self-Esteem, Self-Harming, Sports Performance, Oppositional Defiance, Parenting, Peer Relationships, Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar, Stress, Impulse Control

Benjamin Waughtal earned his Masters degree in Clinical Psychology from Argosy University and is a Licensed Professional Counselor.

Benjamin has experience counseling in both the clinical inpatient setting and the outpatient setting with individuals, adolescent to older adult, struggling with a broad range of issues such as depression, anxiety, bipolar, and self-harm. Benjamin is especially well versed in work with adolescents, specifically teenage males with ADHD, drug abuse, oppositional behavior, anger/aggression, under achievement, social skills, and adjustment issues.

The therapeutic approach that Benjamin utilizes with clients incorporates aspects of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Reality Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Solution-Focused Brief Therapy. He believes in the importance of a client-therapist relationship that is above all comfortable and built on trust to best facilitate growth in the client through direct, open, and honest communication. This collaborative effort is what allows Benjamin and his clients to personalize the work that is done together to best utilize the strengths of each individual.
Payments Accepted
Aetna
american behavioral
anthem
bcbs
bcbs of illinois
blue cross blue shield
blue cross blue shield of illinois
bluecross and blueshield
cigna
compsych
coventry
great-west
horizon healthcare
humana
integrated health plan
interplan
lifesynch
magellan behavioral health
medicare
multiplan
optum
tricare
united
valueoptions
workers comp
workers compensation
out of network
Hours:8am - 8pm
License:178009075
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Location
111 Lions Drive, Suite 221
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