Alexandra Janshen, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Illinois

Alexandra Janshen, LCSW, CCTP

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Alexandra (Ally) Janshen is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 7 years of experience working with individuals of all ages who have experienced trauma and over 5 years of experience working in the school setting. She has experience working with adults and children with anxiety, depression, trauma, Autism, ADHD/ADD and deficits in social skills and emotional regulation. Ally is currently a school social worker, which provides her with a skill set that assists her in connecting with the school systems, advocating for the child in the school setting and supporting the connection between the school and home. She believes strongly in the importance of using a whole child approach and building a team to support the child.

As a prior travel and collegiate athlete, Ally has a passion for supporting athletes of all ages to develop skills that help them power through and cope with the high demands placed on them daily. She hopes to work closely with individual athletes, teams and coaches to build camaraderie and individual skills that will assist with increasing confidence, focus and love for the sport. As an individual who experienced a career ending injury, she hopes to help athletes process through their own injuries, the grief, identity loss and pressure that comes along with the injuries. Ally believes in the importance of building a safe place, a strong therapeutic relationship, honesty, accountability, teamwork and kindness.

Specialties & Clinical Interests

  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Parenting & Parent-Child Relationships
  • Relationships
  • School Performance
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sports Performance
  • Stress/Stress Management
  • Trauma & Ptsd
  • Violence
  • Women's Issues

Therapy Types

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Mindfulness
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Trauma-Informed Therapy

Community Specialties

  • Trauma Survivors

Fees & Insurance

Sliding Scale
No
Pay By
Credit Card, American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
Insurance Plans Accepted
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
,
Cigna
,

Licenses & Certifications

License(s)
License #
state
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
149.024770
Illinois
Professional Certification(s)
Organization
Date
Certified Clinical Trauma Professional
Evergreen Certifications
2021
Graduate School(s)
Degree
Year Graduated
Aurora University
MSW
2018