Remote video therapy sessions offered? Yes
Clint Zakavos is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Chicago’s Loop who works with clients from diverse backgrounds, supporting them with overcoming issues related to PTSD, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, relationship difficulties, and addiction. He also has extensive experience working with clients with a history of trauma, including child abuse and/or sexual assault. He enjoys working with both individuals and couples and has experience working with adults across the lifespan.
Clint takes an integrative approach to therapy and tailors therapy to fit the needs of the client. He is also trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR) for trauma treatment and is Gottman level-three certified for couples work. His practice is rooted in a person-centered, humanistic approach with a focus on building a strong therapist-client relationship. When working with couples, Clint reminds them that they have the power to create change, and he is there to support them.
Clint believes that everyone deserves to heal and build the life they want. He formerly worked at a community mental health center for a decade and received his MA from Argosy University. Outside of private practice, he does group therapy once a month at Gilda’s Club where he works with individuals with cancer or who lost a loved one to cancer.
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love
Substance use disorders - Reducing and preventing the negative impact of drug and alcohol use and addictions on physical, emotional, and relational health
Substance abuse related to dual diagnosis - Prevent and reduce challenges related to tobacco, marijuana, and/or alcohol, with conditions such as anxiety, depression, and challenges in relationships
Clint can provide you with paperwork for your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement.
Private Practice, Center for Psychological Wellness, 2019 - Present
Group Therapy Facilitator, Gilda's Club, 2016 - Present
Care Coordinator, Thresholds, 2015 - 2019
Private Practice, Owens Counseling, 2016 - 2018
ACT Therapist, 2010 - 2015
Substance Abuse Specialist, The Community Counseling Centers of Chicago
Argosy University, MA, 2013
Purdue University, BA, 2007
"Clint was polite, organized, and friendly. "- Zencare client • June 2020