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Licensed Professional Counselor in Chicago, IL

Julie Johnson, MA LCPC

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Trauma, PTSD, LGBT issues in counseling
I work with a variety of psychological issues and concerns. I specialize in working with trauma, PTSD and LGBT issues.
I offer caring, respectful, and compassionate counseling to help in the healing process from a traumatic experience. Trauma can result from childhood sexual abuse, sexual assault, domestic violence, military/war, witness to violence, car accidents etc. Whether the trauma is from early childhood or more recent, I provide a safe place to heal from the traumatic events. I have extensive experience working with survivors of trauma. My style is holistic, interactive, and collaborative. I would be honored to assist you in working through and healing from your traumatic events. I also work with LGBT clients who may be struggling with the coming out process.
Bio
. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) with over 20 years of experience working with individuals, couples and families.

My professional training includes a masters degree in Counseling and post-graduate training in sexual abuse/assault, and domestic violence through the Illinois Coalition against Sexual assault and Illinois Coalition against domestic violence. My training has also extended to working with the LGBT community. I have recently completed an intensive training in Prolonged Exposure Therapy in the treatment of PTSD and trauma through the University of Pennsylvania.
I have worked extensively with survivors of sexual abuse/assault, domestic violence and other traumatic events. I provide critical incident stress debriefing and mass disaster response services. I am comfortable working in crisis situations and with individuals struggling with PTSD, depression or anxiety.
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Gender Identity / Transgenderism
 Anger Management  Grief and Loss
 Anxiety and Panic  Life Transitions
 Bicultural Difficulties  Loneliness
 Body Image Issues  Marriage & Family Therapy
 Caregiver Issues  Marriage Counseling
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Premarital Counseling
 Couples Therapy  Relationship Issues
 Depression  Self Esteem Issues
 Divorce  Stress Management
 Domestic Violence  Trauma and PTSD
 Family Conflict  Women's Issues
 Gay or Lesbian Issues  Work and Career Issues
Certifications
 Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC)
Education/Training
I graduated from Governors State University in 1999 with a masters in counseling. I obtained my LCPC license in 2002.
I am certified as a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional through the international association of trauma professionals.
Memberships
I am a member of the American Counseling Association, the Illinois Counseling Association.
Payments Accepted
Blue cross/blue shield, cigna, aetna, humana, megallan
cash or personal check
Hours:9 to 9 monday thru thursday, 9 to 5 saturday
License:LCPC
Location
2656 W. Montrose
ChicagoIL 60618
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