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We found 7 providers with an interest in couples therapy and who accept OptumHealth Behavioral Solutions near Vernon Hills, IL.

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Dr. Andrew James Hoffman, PsyD
Specializes in Family Therapy, Psychology, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
128 Newberry Avenue
Libertyville, IL
 

Dr. Andrew Hoffman is a family therapist, psychologist, and cognitive therapist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hoffman include depression, behavior therapy, and education consultation. Magellan Health Services, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hoffman honors. Dr. Hoffman is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Serge Sorokin, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology, Other, Counseling, Psychotherapy
565 Lakeview Parkway; Suite 105
Vernon Hills, IL
 

Dr. Serge Sorokin's specialties are psychology, counseling, and psychotherapy. He practices in Deerfield, IL and Vernon Hills, IL. Dr. Sorokin (or staff) is conversant in Russian and Ukrainian. These areas are among his clinical interests: alcohol abuse, depression, and infidelity issues. Dr. Sorokin honors several insurance carriers, including Magellan Health Services, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna. He is open to new patients.

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Dr. Rashmi Pandey, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology, Counseling
977 Lakeview Parkway; Suite 180
Vernon Hills, IL
 

Dr. Rashmi Pandey specializes in psychology and counseling and practices in Vernon Hills, IL. Dr. Pandey's areas of expertise include the following: alcohol abuse, depression, and body dysmorphic disorder. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross. She has an open panel. In addition to English, Dr. Pandey (or staff) speaks Hindi.

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Specializes in Psychology
830 W End Court; Suite 400
Vernon Hills, IL
 

Dr. Lisa Conway specializes in psychology and practices in Libertyville, IL and Vernon Hills, IL. These areas are among her clinical interests: acceptance and commitment therapy, rape, and stress management. Dr. Conway takes TRICARE, Humana HMO, and Magellan Health Services, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Psychology
870 West End Crt; Suite 100
Vernon Hills, IL
 

Dr. Lana Peters practices psychology. Dr. Peters's areas of expertise include depression, behavior therapy, and education consultation. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Humana HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She is accepting new patients.

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John W Benson
Specializes in Counseling, Psychotherapy
Suite 206, Office 2; 4160 Illinois 83
Long Grove, IL
 

Mr. John Benson practices counseling and psychotherapy in Streamwood, IL, Hoffman Estates, IL, and Long Grove, IL. Clinical interests for Mr. Benson include imago relationship therapy, pastoral counseling, and eclectic therapy. Mr. Benson is in-network for Land of Lincoln, ValueOptions, MultiPlan, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , Imago relationship therapy, couples therapy, Gottman Method couples therapy

All Interests: Eclectic Therapy, Guided Imagery, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Coaching, Transpersonal ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Social Work
3444 Dundee Road
Northbrook, IL
 

Ms. Cheri Sinnott is a social worker in Northbrook, IL. Her areas of expertise include family therapy services, parenting issues, and couples therapy. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Humana HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Ms. Sinnott is conversant in Sign Language.

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All Interests: Parenting Issues, Couples Therapy, Family Therapy Services, Individual Therapy, Behavior Problems

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What is Couples Therapy?

Couples therapy refers to a specific type of counseling where relationship issues are the focus of the treatment. It used to be referred to as marriage counseling and still may be called that in many places, but because participants are not always married to each other, couples therapy is a more accurate name.

Closely related to family therapy, couples therapy is a type of counseling that seeks to help couples improve their relationship. A therapist may teach each partner in the relationship specific skills, such as managing or expressing their emotions, conflict resolution, communication skills, and problem solving. Both people in the couple need to be committed to learning new skills themselves as well as putting effort into supporting the relationship. The typical goals of couples therapy are to decrease conflict, unhappiness, and resentment, as well as increase communication, intimacy, and connection.

Couples therapy may be offered privately, at a university, or in a group practice. It is usually short-term therapy, lasting a few weeks until the participants have learned new skills and have the ability to repair their relationship. Its effectiveness depends on the willingness of both participants to commit to therapy and make the relationship a priority. For many couples it can be extremely helpful.