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Pamela Zika, 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.
Bio
Pamela Zika is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Governors State University. She received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Sociology from Illinois State University.

Pamela believes that a good therapeutic relationship is paramount in making positive life changes. Her empathetic, non-judgmental, and welcoming personality creates a safe and comfortable environment for all clients during counseling sessions. Pamela helps people clarify, envision, and obtain their life aspirations and goals. Her empathic and down to earth nature allows her to understand the many challenges clients endure. She has an innate ability to recognize the inner strengths of her clients and empowers them to utilize these strengths in pursuit of their dreams. Working collaboratively, side by side, Pamela will help you cope with the many obstacles life presents and implement steps and strategies to ensure you reach your goals.

Pamela utilizes Reality Therapy, Person Centered, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in her approach with clients. Pamela has extensive experience counseling children, adolescents, adults, seniors, families, couples, and groups in both clinical and outpatient settings. In her clinical work, Pamela is well versed in both traditional therapeutic techniques as well as creative modalities such as play therapy, music, role play, and guided imagery.
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Hypnotherapy
 Addiction / Drug Rehab  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
Certifications
 Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)  National Certified Counselor (NCC)
Education/Training
Specialties: Anxiety, Depression, Mood Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Learning Disabilities, Parenting Issues, Self Esteem, Body Image, Coping Skills, Teens/Adolescents, Seniors, Couples Counseling, Individual Therapy, Children, Family Conflict/Therapy, Relational Issues, Trauma, Emotional and Behavioral Issues, Life Skills, Developmental Disorders, Stress Management, Anger Management, Time Management, Life Coaching, Independent Living Skills, Group Facilitation, Grief and Loss, Peer Relationships, Relationship Concerns, Self Identity, Substance Abuse, Suicide Ideation, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Oppositional Defiance, Bipolar, Impulse Control, Self-management Training, Exercise Training Routine, Dual Diagnosis, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, LGBTQ Concerns, Infidelity, Marriage Counseling, Mindfulness, Spirituality, Creativity, Infertility, Life Transitions, Bereavement, Aging concerns, Caregiver Stress, Career Counseling, Sleep/Insomnia, Academic Underachievement, Crisis Intervention, Boundary Setting, Guilt, Meditation, Domestic Violence
Payments Accepted
Cash, check, type of insurance, credit cards
Hours:8am-8pm
License:178009925
Location
120 E. Ogden Ave., Suite 11
HinsdaleIL 60521
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