Amy Medlin is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) and graduate of Northern Illinois University’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program. She provides individual and group therapy for children, adolescents and adults. Amy began her journey in the mental health field more than twelve years ago working with survivors of domestic and sexual violence, and has experience both providing direct therapy services and supervising clinical staff.
Amy has also worked in community mental health and residential treatment settings and in private practice. She has helped people struggling with a wide variety of both mental health issues and concerns related to typical life struggles. Areas of experience include: trauma, abuse, depression, PTSD, anxiety, gender and sexuality, relationship problems, self-esteem, substance abuse, self-injury, and women’s issues.
Amy strives to create a warm and non-judgmental environment built on self-acceptance and compassion. She uses evidence-based practices to help clients create change in their lives. Though her approach is individualized and eclectic in nature, common theories she uses include Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI) and Mindfulness techniques.