Art Therapist in Grayslake, IL

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Heather Scott, LPC

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Heather Scott
Art Therapist
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  Learning Disabilities
 Addiction  Life and Wellness Coaching
 Adolescents  Life Transitions
 Adoption  Loneliness
 Anger Management  Marriage & Family Therapy
 Anxiety and Panic  Marriage Counseling
 Arts Therapy (Expressive)  Men's Issues
 Asperger's Syndrome  Neuropsychological Evaluation / Testing
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Bicultural Difficulties  Online / Teletherapy
 Body Image Issues  Pet Therapy
 Caregiver Issues  Play Therapy
 Children's Counseling  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Chronic Illness  Premarital Counseling
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Problem Gambling
 Couples Therapy  Psychoanalysis
 Depression  Psychological Evaluation / Testing
 Divorce  Psychopharmacology
 Domestic Violence  Relationship Issues
 Eating Disorders  Religious Counseling
 Educational Therapy  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
 Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
Specialties: ADHD, Addiction, Alcohol Abuse, Alzheimer’s, Anxiety, Asperger’s Syndrome, Autism, Behavioral Issues, Child Adolescent, Chronic Pain or Illness, Coping Skills, Depression, Developmental Disorders, Family Conflict, Grief, Learning Disabilities, Medication Management, Mental Retardation, Parenting, Peer Relationships, Relationship Issues, Self Esteem, Self- Harming, Sleeping or Insomnia, Substance Abuse, Traumatic Brain Injury, Elderly Persons Disorders, Impulse Control Disorders, Mood Disorders, Personality Disorders, Thinking Disorders, Art Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT) Existential, Expressive Arts, Mindfulness-based (MBCT), Play Therapy, Solution Focused Brief (SFBT), Trauma Focused

Heather received a master’s degree in Art Therapy from the Adler School of Professional Psychology. She has extensive experience in inpatient, outpatient, and community based settings. Heather has over twelve years of experience working with children, and spent the last several years working with individuals affected by Alzheimer’s and dementia, providing individualized cognitive rehabilitation, therapeutic support, and psycho-educational support to individuals experiencing cognitive impairment along with their family members. She also has experience providing individual, family, and group art therapy services aimed at demystifying the grief process and promoting healing. Heather also has experience working with children and adults with disabilities in both a group and on an individual basis identifying and setting goals, implementing interventions, and facilitating recreational and educational activities appropriate to each individual’s developmental level.

As an art therapist and counselor, Heather believes that art and the counseling relationship provides people with the space for self-exploration and understanding, while improving interpersonal communication and cultivating problem solving skills, enhancing people’s quality of life. 
 She has experience with individual counseling, group counseling, crisis intervention, intakes, assessment, case management, psycho education and discharge planning, person centered therapy and solution-focused brief therapy.
Payments Accepted
Cash, check, insurance, credit cards
Hours:8am - 8pm M-Sat
997 N. Corporate Circle