Mental Health Counselor / Therapist in Barrington, IL
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Benjamin Waughtal, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor
Portrait Health Centers
Location
111 Lions Drive, Suite 221   
BarringtonIL 60010
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Practice Information
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.
Licenses/Certifications
 Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
License Info
178009075
Bio:
Specialties: ADHD, Anger Management, Drug Abuse, Relationship Issues, School Refusal, Coping, Emotional and Behavioral Issues, Self-Esteem, Self-Harming, Sports Performance, Oppositional Defiance, Parenting, Peer Relationships, Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar, Stress, Impulse Control

Benjamin Waughtal earned his Masters degree in Clinical Psychology from Argosy University and is a Licensed Professional Counselor.

Benjamin has experience counseling in both the clinical inpatient setting and the outpatient setting with individuals, adolescent to older adult, struggling with a broad range of issues such as depression, anxiety, bipolar, and self-harm. Benjamin is especially well versed in work with adolescents, specifically teenage males with ADHD, drug abuse, oppositional behavior, anger/aggression, under achievement, social skills, and adjustment issues.

The therapeutic approach that Benjamin utilizes with clients incorporates aspects of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Reality Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Solution-Focused Brief Therapy. He believes in the importance of a client-therapist relationship that is above all comfortable and built on trust to best facilitate growth in the client through direct, open, and honest communication. This collaborative effort is what allows Benjamin and his clients to personalize the work that is done together to best utilize the strengths of each individual.
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Payments Accepted
Aetna
american behavioral
anthem
bcbs
bcbs of illinois
blue cross blue shield
blue cross blue shield of illinois
bluecross and blueshield
cigna
compsych
coventry
great-west
horizon healthcare
humana
integrated health plan
interplan
lifesynch
magellan behavioral health
medicare
multiplan
optum
tricare
united
valueoptions
workers comp
workers compensation
out of network
Hours
8am - 8pm
Practice Areas/Issues Treated
 Therapy
 Addiction
 Adolescents
 Adoption
 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
 Couples
 Depression
 Divorce
 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
 Hypnotherapy
 Learning Disabilities
 Life and Wellness Coaching
 Life Transitions
 Loneliness
 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
 Psychoanalysis
 Psychological Evaluation / Testing
 Psychopharmacology
 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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