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Name : Gina Flanagan

MS
Licensed Professional Counselor

Do you find that you are “stuck” in your thoughts? Do you engage in maladaptive behaviors that are not in line with who you want to be? Are you plagued with anxiety, guilt and shame? Do you often think about the past with regret or blame or worry endlessly about the future? Perhaps you are not feeling motivated, have a lack of energy and are overwhelmed? Whether you have been struggling for many years or have only recently begun to feel this way let Gina release you of this heaviness and help you process through these thoughts and emotions so that you may improve the quality of your life.

Gina has been a Licensed Professional Counselor since 2005. She earned her Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Benedictine University in Lisle, Illinois and her undergraduate degree in Industrial-Organizational Psychology with a minor in Sociology from Saint Xavier University in Chicago, Illinois. She specializes in the treatment of adults, adolescents ages 14 and up, couples and families.

Areas of expertise is included but not limited to:

  • Generalized Anxiety or excessive worry
  • Panic Disorder and panic attacks
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Social and Specific Phobias
  • Stress & Anger Management
  • Major Depression
  • Bipolar
  • Other Mood Disorders
  • Self-Harm
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem Building

Treatment Modalities:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Behavioral Activation & Modification
  • Exposure & Response Prevention (ERP)
  • Mindfulness
  • Psychodynamic / Schema Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Therapy
  • Client-Centered Therapy

Gina was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois and moved to the Fox Valley area in 2014 as she believes it is a wonderful place to raise a family. When she is not spending time with loved ones she enjoys cooking (primarily vegan foods), music, yoga, walking, interior decorating, shopping, traveling and playing poker.