Vana Bowen, Licensed Professional Counselor in Illinois

Vana Bowen, LCPC

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Hello! Choosing a therapist is not easy and involves finding someone with whom you are comfortable. I offer a supportive approach that is sustained by years of experience, knowledge and training through private psychotherapy and consulting services. My clinical services provide a comprehensive and holistic approach toward personal growth and healing. Together, we can uncover your inner strengths and gifts to make emotional and behavioral treatment a fulfilling journey. I have received DIPLOMATE professional certification with the American Psychotherapy Association and have professional certifications in Play Therapy, Domestic Violence, Sexual Addictions and Trauma-Based Treatments.

Treatment is available for individuals of all ages, children(6-12), teens, adults, couples and families. Specialties include PTSD, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, sexual addictions, gay and lesbian issues, trauma issues related to physical, sexual and emotional abuse, developmental disorders, stress management, loss or grief and life direction questions. I have extensive experience working with blended family issues as well as concerns related to family adoption.

My Treatment Approaches Include:
– Cognitive Behavior (CBT)
– Dialectical (DBT)
– Family Systems
– Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
-Psychodynamic
-Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
-Trauma Focused

Specialties & Clinical Interests

  • Adoption & Fostering
  • Alzheimer's & Dementia
  • Anger Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Bullying
  • Career
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Divorce & Separation
  • Domestic Abuse/Violence
  • Family Conflict
  • Fertility, Pregnancy & Postpartum
  • Gambling
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief & Loss
  • Internet/Social Media Addiction
  • Law Enforcement/First Responders
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Narcissism
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Parenting & Parent-Child Relationships
  • Pet Loss
  • Pre-Marital & Marital Issues
  • Relationships
  • School Performance
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Injury
  • Sex And/Or Pornography Addiction
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Identity
  • Spirituality
  • Stress/Stress Management
  • Suicidality
  • Suicide Loss
  • Trauma & Ptsd
  • Women's Issues

Therapy Types

  • Acceptance And Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Client-Centered Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Mindfulness
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Trauma-Informed Therapy

Community Specialties

  • Biracial
  • Black
  • Cancer Survivors
  • Hiv / Aids
  • Lgbtqia+
  • Military Families
  • People With Disabilities
  • Single Parents
  • Trauma Survivors
  • Veterans

Fees & Insurance

Cost per Session
$ - $130.00
Sliding Scale
No
Pay By
Cash, Check, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Savings Account (HSA), Credit Card, American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
Insurance Plans Accepted
Aetna
,
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
,
Cigna
,
Humana
,
Optum
,
United Healthcare
,

Licenses & Certifications

License(s)
License #
state
Licensed Professional Counselor
6687-125
Wisconsin
Graduate School(s)
Degree
Year Graduated
Illinois School of Professional Psychology
Clinical Psychology
1998
Loyola University of Chicago
Community Counseling
1989
Viterbo College
Theology, Education
1980