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Angela Beckman(She/Her/Hers)

(She/Her/Hers)
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC
IllinoisWashington
Anxiety - Life transitions- Relationship issues- Stress management- Trauma-Panic attacks / panic disorder-

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Professional statement

Angela Beckman is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Chicago, IL. Angela specializes in working with adults struggling with Anxiety, Chronic Stress, and Complex Trauma.

Angela is licensed in IL and WA and offers telehealth therapy appointments. Angela uses principals of the polyvagal theory to help gain an understanding of the role of the nervous system in what we are feeling physically, emotionally and with out negative patterns and behaviors.

With Angela, you will learn how to navigate your own nervous system and will be empowered to get yourself out of survival response states, such as fight, flight, or shut down/disconnect.


Message to clients

It just happened again. A coworker said something that rubbed you slightly the wrong way, and you exploded at them. Now you’re feeling ashamed and confused – “Why does this keep happening to me?” Your fuse has been so short lately. Every task feels daunting, and you’re constantly overwhelmed. If it’s not work, it’s the kids, your partner, or friends – someone ALWAYS needs something from you. Of course, you need things too, but there’s no time for that. So you ignore what you want and keep pushing through. But it’s taking a toll. You’re unsure how much longer you can go on like this. You want to make a change but don’t know how.

With the proper support and guidance, you can make it through this. Together, we’ll work to identify how your body physically responds to feeling anxious and overwhelmed. We’ll learn how these triggers affect your thought processes and learn tools to achieve greater control of your emotions. You deserve to feel safe and comfortable in your own body and mind.

Reprioritize your own needs and self-care. Start feeling like yourself again. Gain the insight necessary for ongoing personal growth. Experience a renewed sense of hope, motivation, and the ability to fully embrace and enjoy life. You don’t have to do this alone any longer! Call me now for your free 15-minute consultation, and let’s get you feeling better.


Work and Education

Years of Experience: 18 years

Talkspace, Therapist
Ginger.io, Therapist
Illinicare Health, Case Manager

Loyola University Chicago, M.Ed in Community Counseling, 2006

Licensure

Illinois: 180007250 - Washington: LH60920553

Languages

English, Spanish

Specialties

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress

Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse

Panic attacks / panic disorder - Brief, intense periods of overwhelming fear or anxiety




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


Insurance

  • Aetna (in-network in IL, WA)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (in-network in IL)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois Blue Choice (in-network in IL)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO (in-network in IL)
  • Cigna (in-network in IL, WA)
  • Optum (in-network in IL, WA)
  • Oscar Health (in-network in IL, WA)
  • Oxford Health Plans (in-network in IL, WA)
  • United Healthcare (in-network in IL, WA)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$150 (60min)