Elissette Villegas, LCSW, CADC

“You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.”
– C.S. Lewis
I treate people who are struggling with:
I have centered my clinical work around themes of ADHD, Anger Management, Anxiety, Depression, Eating Disorders, Gender, Grief, Identity, Life Transitions, Loss, Relational difficulties, Substance Abuse, Spirituality and Trauma. In addition, I can support Immigration assessment needs.
I work with:
Children 5+, Adolescents, Adults 21+
My approach includes:
Within my clinical work, I employ treatment approaches such as: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing, Family Systems, Mindfulness, Psychodynamic and Solution Focused.
Language(s):
English, Spanish
I can see you at these locations:
Oak Park, North Riverside

Throughout my career as a bilingual therapist rooted in non profit mental health, I have had the opportunity to service children, adolescents and adults from all walks of life. Whether you are embarking on a journey to find healing and recovery or other particular goals, I bring respectful communication, empathy and compassion.

I believe therapy is a partnership and I will work with you to design the best course of treatment with interventions centered around Cognitive Behavioral, EMDR, Family Systems, Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic and Solution Focused modalities.

I take great pride in supporting individuals and families in areas associated to ADHD, Autism, Anger Management, Anxiety, Depression, Eating Disorders, Gender, Grief, Identity, Life transitions, Loss, Relational difficulties, Substance Abuse, Spirituality and Trauma.

I look forward to meeting and being of service and support to you/your family.

Case preferences:
ADHD, anxiety, co dependency, depression, behavioral struggles, grief/loss, parenting struggles, trauma/ PTSD, relational struggles and spirituality.