Mental Health Counselor / Therapist in Hinsdale, IL
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Pamela Zika, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor
Portrait Health Centers
Location
120 E. Ogden Ave., Suite 11   
HinsdaleIL 60521
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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.
Practice Areas/Issues Treated
 Counseling / 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
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues
 Couples Therapy
 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
Licenses/Certifications
 Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
 National Certified Counselor (NCC)
License Info
178009925
Education
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
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.
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Payments Accepted
Cash, check, type of insurance, credit cards
Hours
8am-8pm
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