Amy Owen is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Evanston who specializes in helping clients who struggle with anxiety, life transitions, stress reduction, and college students' mental health. Additionally, she is well-versed in stress management techniques, often assisting clients learn to navigate feelings of overwhelm and challenging situations or relationships.
Clients often come to see Amy when they’re facing a major shift in their life. This could be a romantic breakup; graduation from college; making the decision to leave school or a job; or the loss of a loved one. When clients are feeling overwhelmed at such a crossroads, Amy helps them identify their values – and encourages them to use those values as a personal compass in their immediate and future journeys ahead.
Amy often teaches her clients how to live a life guided by values using tools from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Additionally, she is passionate about using mindfulness practices, and often helps clients implement these techniques into their everyday lives.
Amy welcomes young adults, adolescents aged 14 and up, and adults across the lifespan to her practice.