Licensed Professional Counselor in Mchenry, IL

Lisa Franz, LPC

Lisa Franz, LPC | Licensed Professional Counselor photo
Licensed Professional Counselor
Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor
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.
Specialties: Including but not limited to Substance Abuse, Anxiety/Fears, Codependency, Bipolar/Mood Disorder, Depression, Self-Esteem, Trauma, Grief, Life Transitions, Coping Skills, Anger Management, Relationship Issues, Family Counseling, Couples Counseling, Parenting

Philosophy: Lisa Franz is a genuine, compassionate therapist whose purpose is to help clients change their lives. Lisa helps her clients achieve change by discovering forgiveness, acceptance and the power of loving oneself. She emphasizes individual and collaborative approaches in order to challenge her clients, help them understand their obstacles and set achievable goals. This empowers her clients to change by believing in themselves and focusing on their strengths. The intended result is to give the client the opportunity to set the pace of their healing and rediscover their hope.

Therapeutic Approach: Client Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Strength Based Therapy.

Education and Experience: Lisa earned a Master’s degree in Professional Counseling from Concordia University. She graduated from Carthage College with a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work. In addition to her extensive education Lisa also has 16 years of experience as a substance abuse counselor working with multiply diagnosed clients from various backgrounds.
Payments Accepted
Cash, check, type of insurance, credit cards
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
 Couples  Premarital Counseling
 Depression  Problem Gambling
 Divorce  Psychoanalysis
 Domestic Violence  Psychological Evaluation / Testing
 Eating Disorders  Psychopharmacology
 Educational Therapy  Relationship Issues
 EMDR  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
 Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
1689 Curran Rd., Suite 202
MchenryIL 60050