Mental Health Counselor / Therapist in Barrington, IL
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Shannon Riley, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor
Comprehensive Therapy
111 Lions Drive   
Suite 221   
BarringtonIL 60010
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)
Specialties: Children and adolescents- Academic Underachievement, Addiction, Anger Management, Anxiety, Behavioral Issues, Coping Skills, Depression, Developmental Disorders, Eating Disorders, Emotional Disturbance, Family Conflict, Grief, Learning Disabilities, Life Coaching, Oppositional Defiance, Parenting, Peer Relationships, Racial Identity, Relationship Issues, Self esteem, Self- harming, Sexual Abuse, Sleep or Insomnia, Substance Abuse, Suicidal Ideation, Teen Violence, Transgender, Trauma and PTSD, etc.

I obtained my Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology after getting my Bachelor’s Degree from The University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign, where I majored in Psychology and Spanish. I have experience working and volunteering with a variety of different populations- children with severe autism, patients with traumatic brain injury, adolescents doing outpatient therapy/ wilderness therapy/ residential therapy, those in the child welfare system, etc.

My counseling philosophy is to help guide every person to be their best self. I believe that we all go through struggles in life and it is just about finding the correct support systems to learn to move forward, as relationships are the most important things in life. I tend to focus on one’s self esteem and strengths as guides to dealing with whatever issues come along. I feel that there is always a solution to our problems and with the right mindset, everyone can achieve their goals.

Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my family, fiancé, and fur baby (my cat named Captain). I love to be adventurous- anywhere from trying a new restaurant to traveling to another country.
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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