Elissette Villegas, LCSW, CADC

Elissette is a bilingual Licensed Clinical Social Worker with an additional certification as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Elissette received her bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Northeastern Illinois University in 2006 and Master’s degree in Social Work from Loyola University in Chicago in 2008.

Elissette’s experience in the social work field began with internships within a variety of settings, such as Cook County Hospital, Center for Law and Social work and Erie Family Health Center, where Elissette was able to assist and provide therapeutic interventions and services to children, adolescents and families. In addition, Elissette has had an opportunity to work at non-profit organizations such as Youth Outreach Services and Community Counseling Centers of Chicago, where she has provided substance abuse treatment to adolescents and young adults and long term therapy to children, adolescents and adults from all walks of life and concerns such as ADHD, anxiety, depression, grief/loss, relational struggles, and PTSD.

Elissette hopes to be of service and assistance to you, as you embark on a journey of healing and restoration. Elissette will assist you with designing the best course of treatment and interventions, drawing from Cognitive Behavioral, Family Systems, Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic, Solution Focused and Trauma Informed Therapy.
Elissette strongly believes in applying strength’s based approach, while working to achieve your individual therapeutic goals.


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