Risa Becker, MA, LPC

McHenry

I prefer to be contacted by: Phone

Personal Statement:

I believe in human individuality and that each person has their own story and life journey that impacts where they are today. I believe that individuals have within them the ability to walk through challenges they are facing right now. My goal is to empower you to have the tools and support necessary to get to where you want to be.

Who I Serve:

If you are processing grief and loss or feeling anxiety I would love to sit down with you and discuss your experience. I have spent ten years helping families and children with learning challenges through vision therapy, and I continue to enjoy assisting families by providing support and tools to navigate life’s circumstances. I also integrate faith focused interventions for those clients who desire that direction of care.

Treatment Specialties:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief/Loss
  • Trauma
  • Families of special needs children
  • Faith-based concerns
  • Identity discovery

Theoretical Approach:

I utilize Reality based therapeutic interventions. I am strongly influenced by the work of Carl Rogers and hold unconditional positive regard for my clients.

Education:

  • Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Moody Theological Seminary in Chicago, IL
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications and English from Thomas Edison State College in Trenton, NJ

Affiliations/Memberships:

  • Trained domestic violence professional (held certification from 2016-2018)