Licensed Professional Counselor in Mchenry, IL
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Lisa Franz, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor
Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor
1689 Curran Rd., Suite 202   
MchenryIL 60050
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.
 Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
License Info
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
 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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