Dwight  Bejec
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Dwight Bejec

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Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC Master of Science, MS Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
Illinois Accepting Online
Naperville Not Accepting In-person
Updated September 11, 2023

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics
  • Race & cultural identity
  • Spirituality & religion
  • Racism, oppression, and discrimination

Professional statement

Dwight Bejec M.S., LCPC, is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Illinois. He is Filipino American. He grew up in the Western Suburbs of Illinois. He initially started his career working with groups, and individuals at a local non-profit mental substance use disorder agency. When he started to work in a private practices setting, he realized that he loved working with relationships of all types! As he started to uncover the connections between adult relationship patterns with childhood attachment trauma, he became inspired to support clients process their past experiences that are preventing them from building relationships in preferred, mindful ways.

Being a son of immigrants and growing up in spaces that he felt he never really fit in, during his childhood, has inspired Dwight to provide a safe place for individuals and couples belonging to a minority groups in America. He specializes in helping clients to work through childhood trauma, and improve current relationships with themselves and/or partners. He is a WPATH Member and is available for writing letters of support for those in the LGBTQ+ community seeking to start hormone replacement therapy and gender reassignment surgeries.

With clients who have experienced trauma, Dwight utilizes mindfulness, trauma-informed approaches, and interventions to support and help the body get "unstuck" from the negative, unhelpful patterns. He often utilizes mindfulness in every session to stay curious to the experience of the present moment with clients. The mindfulness based modalities of therapy have allowed clients to pause and have deeper understanding and compassion for themselves and others.

Dwight also offers the flexibility of remote therapy sessions to clients in Illinois.


Message to clients

It is my genuine hope to provide a safe space for you to notice your feelings, thoughts, emotions and sensations in our sessions together with love and curiosity. I sincerely believe that there are reasons behind your presenting problems. Sometimes, we can get stuck in patterns of behavior that might have been helpful for us at some point in our lives, but are not so helpful for us now. These patterns sometimes keep us stuck and prevent us from relating to ourselves and others in helpful ways. Through using mindfulness and staying curious with yourself, I genuinely believe that you will have greater compassion for yourself and others. I look forward to accompany you on a journey towards learning more about yourself!


Specialties

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

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges

Race & cultural identity - Exploring topics of racial, cultural, and ethnic background as it relates to one’s family origins and personal identity

Spirituality & religion - Exploring beliefs and practices related to meaning, existence, and spiritual health and healing; enjoying a deeper felt connection with the spiritual dimension of one's life

Racism, oppression, and discrimination - Exploring how racism, oppression, and discrimination impacts one’s life, including relationships, work life, and self-esteem; growing self-care practices to combat the negative emotions that arise when faced with identity-based adverse experiences




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Student Health Insurance
  • Allied Benefit Systems
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Health Plans Inc.
  • Loyola University Chicago Student Health Insurance (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Meritain Health
  • Nippon Life Benefits
  • Northwestern University Student Health Insurance (Aetna)
  • Optum
  • Oscar Health
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Surest (formerly Bind)
  • Trustmark
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan
  • University of Chicago Student Health Insurance (UnitedHealthcare)
  • University of Illinois Student Health Insurance (UnitedHealthcare)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $140 (50min)
  • Initial session: $165 (50min)
  • Couples sessions: $140 (50min)

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
Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

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

  • Weekly
  • Every other week

Location(s)

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 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Tue 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Wed 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Thu 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Naperville practice
Not accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue Closed
  • Wed Closed
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 5 years

Dwight Bejec, Therapist, 2023 - Present
Resonate & Elevate, Therapist, 2022 - 2023
Evolution Counseling, Inc, Therapist, 2019 - 2022
Gateway Foundation, Aurora, Admissions Counselor, 2018 - 2019

Benedictine University, Master of Science Clinical Psychology, 2019


Licensure

Illinois: 180.015226


Languages

English


Client testimonials

"Dwight is very easy to talk to and has a nice energy."
- Zencare client • June 2023