John Kim, MA, LPC

Lake Zurich | Deer Park

I prefer to be contacted by: Phone

Personal Statement:

I am grateful for every client that allows me to enter into their story and journey with them in the process of self-exploration, growth, and healing. I see this as a privilege and I am honored to be able to walk alongside my clients in these ways.

Who I Serve:

I work with individual teens and adults, couples, and groups. My experience includes working with clients ranging from adolescents to young adults from various cultural backgrounds. I am passionate about helping clients with depression, anxiety, grief and loss, emotional intelligence, and emotional regulation.

Treatment Specialties:

  • Addiction
  • Anxiety
  • Career
  • Complex trauma
  • Depression
  • Emotional intelligence/regulation
  • Faith-based or Spiritual Concerns
  • Family of origin
  • Grief
  • Multicultural issues
  • Relationship issues

Theoretical Approach:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Dialectal Behavioral Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Gestalt
  • Person Centered
  • Psychodynamic
  • Reality-Based


  • M.A. in Mental Health Counseling from Trinity International University in Deerfield, IL
  • B.A. in Sociology from University of Illinois at Chicago in Chicago, IL


  • Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Illinois
  • American Counseling Association
  • National Board of Certified Counselors
  • Community of Asian American Therapists in Chicagoland