Mental Health Counselor / Therapist in Oak Brook, IL
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Alison Teichart, MA, LPC, R-DMT
Licensed Professional Counselor
Registered Dance/Movement Therapist
1010 Jorie Boulevard, Suite 244   
Oak BrookIL 60523
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Practice Information
Founded on the principles of scientific research, and operated under the same model used by the Mayo Clinic, our unique model of having a multispecialty team of healthcare practitioners ensures the comprehensive and objective assessment of the patient and delivery of proven treatment protocols leading to positive patient outcomes. Merely offering hope to individuals and families is simply not adequate.

All patients at the Portrait Health Centers are assigned a Patient Coordinator trained to act as a Patient Educator and Patient Advocate not only for the benefit of the patient but for the family, as well. Each patient’s coordinator fully explains each option available to them and assists in making the right decision as to the course of treatment. Because all medical specialties are located within the Portrait Health Centers, the Patient Coordinator can help arrange an appointment with any of the departments to insure organized and predictive care.

The Portrait Health Centers provide a convenient source for all of the proven technologies and therapies for Depression, Nutritional needs, ADHD and other behavioral and learning disabilities.
 Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
License Info
Education: Columbia College Chicago
Office Location: Oak Brook, IL & Hinsdale, IL

Specialties: Children, Teens/Adolescents, Adults, Seniors, Individual Therapy, Couples Therapy, Family Therapy, Somatic Therapy, Anxiety, Depression, Mental Illness, Suicidal Ideation, Self-Harming, Trauma, PTSD, Grief, Divorce, Substance Abuse, Addictions, Eating Disorders, Personality Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), ADHD, Coping Skills, Self Esteem, Body Image, Life Coaching, Mindfulness, Creativity, Spirituality

It is an act of courage to reach out and come to therapy; it is a sacred process. My goal is to accompany you on a journey towards health and healing. By creating a safe and nurturing therapeutic environment, it gives you the opportunity to connect to feelings, thoughts, and desires in a non-judgmental space. I act as a compassionate witness to your process to help you foster compassion for yourself.

My training as a dance/movement therapist gives me an added tool in the therapeutic process for those who are interested. Dance/movement therapy (DMT) is all about connecting to the wisdom and knowledge of your body. DMT can range from bringing awareness to simple movements and/or body language to using expressive movements. Our minds often create defenses to acknowledging and releasing trapped emotions stored in the body from traumatic life events. By incorporating the body in healing can help you to deepen your connection with your mind, body, and spirit.
Payments Accepted
Cash, check, type of insurance, credit cards
8a-9pm every day
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Practice Areas/Issues Treated
 Anger Management
 Anxiety and Panic
 Arts Therapy (Expressive)
 Asperger's Syndrome
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
 Bicultural Difficulties
 Body Image Issues
 Caregiver Issues
 Children's Counseling
 Chronic Illness
 Domestic Violence
 Eating Disorders
 Educational Therapy
 Family Conflict
 Gay or Lesbian Issues
 Gender Identity / Transgenderism
 Gifted / Talented Issues
 Grief and Loss
 Group Therapy
 Herpes and STD Counseling
 Learning Disabilities
 Life and Wellness Coaching
 Life Transitions
 Marriage & Family Therapy
 Marriage Counseling
 Men's Issues
 Neuropsychological Evaluation / Testing
 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Online / Teletherapy
 Pet Therapy
 Play Therapy
 Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Premarital Counseling
 Problem Gambling
 Psychological Evaluation / Testing
 Relationship Issues
 Religious Counseling
 Self-Esteem Issues
 Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Sexual Dysfunction
 Stress Management
 Trauma and PTSD
 Women's Issues
 Work and Career Issues
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