Daniel  Edwards
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Daniel Edwards

He/Him/His

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW Board Certification in Stress Management™, BCSM Clinical Anxiety Treatment Specialist, CCATP Certified Anger Resolution Therapist, CART Certified Clinical Trauma Professional Certified Addictions Professional, CAP Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
Arizona, Hawaii, Indiana, Michigan, Texas Not Accepting Online
Illinois Accepting Online
Westmont Accepting In-person
Updated February 5, 2024

Specialties & Expertise

  • Addiction
  • Anxiety
  • Loss, grief, and bereavement
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Trauma
  • Depression

Professional statement

You're stressed, overwhelmed, tense, and can't stop worrying. You found out what it's like to have what everyone else has been talking about: Anxiety. Or maybe it's something else you are seeking therapy for. Whatever obstacle you are currently facing, you deserve support and relief. You need to know that what you are going through is difficult. I am a Certified Anxiety Therapist, Trauma, Addiction, and Grief expert. I treat anxiety, panic, trauma, grief, sex therapy (for men), breakups/divorce, addiction, OCD, anger, depression, insomnia, ADHD, couples, adolescents, and people/life therapy. Check out my website for much more information!

I will look at your particular situation through a psychological lens offering you a new understanding and helpful perspective about what you are going through. Throughout therapy I will be selecting appropriate therapeutic strategies to help you persevere. And you will! Joy and happiness will return, believe it.

I spent 6 years as the mental health supervisor for a Department of Veteran Affairs and became an expert on trauma and anxiety. I also spent 3 years working in the Chicago Public School System and am well adapted with teenage issues. Lastly, I work with many current Fortune 500 companies providing therapy to their employees. Let me help you. I'm ready!


Message to clients

As a Certified Anxiety Therapist I can help you unlock a braver, more relaxed version of yourself using the "Gold Standard" treatment for anxiety, Cognitive Behavior Therapy. And as a Certified Expert in Cognitive Processing Therapy for trauma I will steer you away from the context of your trauma that leave you stuck, and more toward examining and balancing your thoughts around the trauma.

My certifications will provide you with confidence that I have additional training to help you overcome anxiety, trauma, or depression.

I will complete a comprehensive evaluation our first appointment. From there I discuss and summarize what I'm seeing in a supportive/compassionate manner. I'll discuss my recommendations and want to hear about the client's goals to create collaboration on a treatment agenda and follow up plan.


Specialties

Addiction - Coping with emotional discomfort and suffering; reducing or abstaining from unwanted behaviors such as unhealthy gambling or shopping

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

Loss, grief, and bereavement - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Reducing unwanted intrusive thoughts and rituals by gradually building comfort and confidence facing difficult fears, thoughts, and emotions

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




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Student Health Insurance
  • All Savers Insurance Company
  • Allied Benefit Systems
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Blue Care Network of Michigan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois Blue Choice
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • Cigna
  • Evernorth
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Health Plans Inc.
  • Kaiser
  • Kaiser Permanente HMO
  • Loyola University Chicago Student Health Insurance (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Lyra Health
  • Magellan Health
  • Meritain Health
  • Nippon Life Benefits
  • Northwestern University Student Health Insurance (Aetna)
  • Optum
  • Oscar Health
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Texas A&M University Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas)
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Shared Services
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan
  • University of Chicago Student Health Insurance (UnitedHealthcare)
  • University of Houston Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas)
  • University of Illinois Student Health Insurance (UnitedHealthcare)
  • University of Texas at Austin Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $130 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $120 - $130

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
  • Courtesy billing
  • Direct billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • PayPal
  • Venmo
  • Zelle
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly

Location(s)

Online Sessions (Arizona)
Not accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9AM-4PM
  • Tue 9AM-4PM
  • Wed 9AM-4PM
  • Thu 9AM-5PM
  • Fri 9AM-4PM
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun 7AM-12PM

Online Sessions (Hawaii)
Not accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Please inquire about hours
  • Tue Please inquire about hours
  • Wed Please inquire about hours
  • Thu Please inquire about hours
  • Fri Please inquire about hours
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Online Sessions (Illinois)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9AM-6PM
  • Tue 9AM-6PM
  • Wed 9AM-6PM
  • Thu 9AM-8PM
  • Fri 9AM-5PM
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun 8AM-2PM

Online Sessions (Indiana)
Not accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9AM-6PM
  • Tue 9AM-6PM
  • Wed 9AM-6PM
  • Thu 9AM-8PM
  • Fri 9AM-5PM
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun 8AM-2PM

Online Sessions (Michigan)
Not accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9AM-6PM
  • Tue 9AM-6PM
  • Wed 9AM-6PM
  • Thu 9AM-8PM
  • Fri 9AM-5PM
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun 8AM-2PM

Online Sessions (Texas)
Not accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9AM-6PM
  • Tue 9AM-6PM
  • Wed 9AM-6PM
  • Thu 9AM-8PM
  • Fri 9AM-5PM
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun 8AM-2PM

Westmont practice
825 N. Cass Ave., Suite 112, Westmont, Illinois 60523
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9AM-8PM
  • Tue 9AM-6PM
  • Wed 9AM-6PM
  • Thu 9AM-8PM
  • Fri 9AM-6PM
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun 8AM-4PM

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 14 years

Daniel Edwards Therapy INC, CEO/Therapist, 2017 - Present
Dept of Veteran Affairs , Mental Health Department Supervisor, 2014 - 2020
Chicago Public Schools, School Based Therapist, 2010 - 2014

Aurora University , Clinical Social Worker, 2010
Keller Graduate School of Management, Masters of Public Adminstration , 2008


Licensure

Alaska: 139693

Arizona: 17650

Hawaii: 4292

Illinois: 149.016604

Indiana: 34008377A

Michigan: 6801105743

Texas: 69113


Languages

English