Cecilia is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the state of Illinois and a National Certified Counselor. Cecilia received her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Chicago State University. Cecilia has experience working in a variety of settings including community mental health, residential, hospitals and volunteered to help those in the community.
Cecilia has a wide range of experience working with families, adolescents, children, women and individuals struggling with personal relationships, depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, domestic violence, sexually acting out behaviors in children and adolescents, relaxation and guided imagery.
Through utilizing an integrative and holistic approach to treatment with her clients, Cecilia supports her clients and guides them to achieving realistic goals. She has vast experience incorporating Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused, Person Centered Therapy, Mindfulness, Art and Play therapy techniques. In family sessions, Cecilia often uses Structural Family Therapy techniques while incorporating various interactive activities to assess and enhance interactions among individuals.
Building strong therapeutic rapport with her clients, Cecilia assists each individual to reach their goals in a supportive and non-judgmental environment.