Trudy Prahler, MS, LPC

“You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem and smarter than you think.
– Christopher Robin “
I treate people who are struggling with:
Life Transitions, Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, Relationship, Family, Grief, and Career Development
I work with:
Ages 3+
My approach includes:
Trudy uses a variety of different approaches based on the client’s needs, including… Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and commitment therapy, Theraplay, Mindfulness-Based Stressed Reduction, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) for trauma therapy. In addition, Trudy has specialized experience in the areas of professional development, career changes, and navigating the corporate world.
Language(s):
English
I can see you at these locations:
Oak Park, Crystal Lake

Trudy, LPC, holds a Masters’ degree in Clinical Counseling from National Louis University. Trudy assists clients across the life-span, tailoring therapy to meet the specific needs of each individual. She approaches therapy with a holistic perspective, exploring the impact of stress on the mind, body, and spirit.  She emphasizes the importance of establishing an open and trusting relationship with her clients.  Her goal is to foster a sense of self-awareness, self-esteem, and self-acceptance that will ultimately lead clients to a more fulfilling life. She believes that exploring and building upon strengths creates a path for developing positive coping strategies to move forward.

Trudy uses a variety of different approaches based on the client’s needs, including… Theraplay, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) trauma therapy, and Mindfulness-Based Stressed Reduction, for children and adults experiencing anxiety, depression, anger, grief, relationship problems, trauma, and other life challenges.  In addition, she has specialized experience in the areas of professional development, career changes, and navigating the corporate world.