Mental Health Counselor / Therapist in Vernon Hills, IL

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Joanne Bruton, LPC

Joanne Bruton, LPC | Mental Health Counselor / Therapist photo
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
 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 / Teletherapy
 Caregiver Issues  Pet Therapy
 Children's Counseling  Play Therapy
 Chronic Illness  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Premarital Counseling
 Couples  Problem Gambling
 Depression  Psychoanalysis
 Divorce  Psychological Evaluation / Testing
 Domestic Violence  Psychopharmacology
 Eating Disorders  Relationship Issues
 Educational Therapy  Religious Counseling
 EMDR Therapy  Self-Esteem Issues
 Family Conflict  Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Gay or Lesbian Issues  Sexual Dysfunction
 Gender Identity / Transgenderism  Stress Management
 Gifted / Talented Issues  Trauma and PTSD
 Grief and Loss  Women's Issues
 Group Therapy  Work and Career Issues
 Herpes and STD Counseling
 Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
Specialties: Included, but not limited to: Academic Pressures, ADD/ADHD, Adolescents/Teens, Anger/Stress Management, Anxiety, Behavioral Issues, Children, Coping Skills, Depression, Divorce, Eating Disorders, Emotional Disturbance, Family Conflict, Family Counseling, Grief, Relationship Issues, Self Esteem, Self-Harm, Social Skills, and Women’s Issues

Joanne’s approach to therapy is one of partnership with the client, tailored specifically to the client’s individual needs. She will work with you at your level, help you find your strengths, and help you to establish clear goals. She provides a nonjudgmental and safe space for you to reveal your true self and guides you to find your best self. Joanne enjoys working with a broad range of clients including families and individuals of all ages.

Joanne enjoys spending time with family and friends. She enjoys traveling and hopes to travel to Europe some time soon. She is an avid reader and considers herself to be a lifelong learner, always striving to understand how people tick and how the world works.

Joanne has been a teacher working with adolescents for the last 11 years. Her lifelong passion for helping others inspired her to become a professional counselor. Joanne made this career change in order to help her clients to live productive, healthy lives. ​
Payments Accepted
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Helpful Links
175 E Hawthorn Parkway Suite 235