He/Him/HisLicensed Professional Counselor, LPC Master of Science, MS Master of Arts, MA Practice: Mosaic Nature Therapy and Wellness Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Daniel has been working in Private Practice in recent years and has had experience working with a variety of concerns and ages. He has experience counseling adolescents and young adults at the University of St. Francis, assisting students with life transitions, anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties and trauma, mood disorders, family issues, and time/ organizational management. He works to build strong relationships with his clients. Daniel meets clients where they are and provides an environment that is open, honest, and judgement free. He understands that everyone comes from different experiences and environments, which is embraced and considered within the counseling relationship.
Daniel utilizes a Cognitive Behavior approach, teaching clients to understand how their thoughts and behaviors co-exist; working to make small improvements by re-framing perspectives and changing undesired behavioral patterns. Daniel also works from a mindfulness perspective, teaching clients to work towards being present, and achieving comfort with mind and body awareness, which aids in attention and anxiety related concerns. Additionally, Daniel helps patients to understand their strengths and successes to build the confidence to move forward.
Daniel also has experience working with the Hoffman Estates Soccer Club and the track team at North Park University. He has worked with boys and girls in youth and college sports with ages ranging from 6 to 20, collaborating with individual athletes and teams. He uses a Cognitive Behavioral and Mindfulness approach to help athletes with anxiety, attention, communication, and motivation. He has used visualization and sensory exercises to attune athlete’s minds with their bodies, which allows them to build every aspect of their performance. Daniel uses creative activities and discussions to address any concern based on the needs of the athlete.
Adolescent mental health - Working with adolescents, teenagers, and parents on social, academic, and/or emotional challenges throughout teenage years; addressing anxiety, family conflicts, peer relationships, school stress, transition to college, social media pressures, self-esteem, hopelessness about the future, emotional disregulation
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
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
Daniel Rovak is accepting clients using listed insurances, paying listed fees, or using health insurance out-of-network benefits other than:
Years of Experience: 1 year
Mosaic Nature Therapy and Wellness, Mental Health Counselor, 2023 - Present
Konick and Associates, Mental Health Counselor , 2022 - 2023
University of St. Francis, Counseling Intern, 2021 - 2022
Adler University , MA Clinical Mental Health Counseling , 2022
Adler University , MS Sport and Human Performance , 2022
Governors State University , BA Psychology , 2018