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Emily Pagone(She/Her/Hers)

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC
ADHD- Anxiety -Medical professionals' mental health- Relationship issues- Trauma-Childhood trauma-

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Professional statement

Emily Pagone is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor located in Hinsdale, IL. Emily works with clients of all ages, including children, teenagers, young adults, and adults. She offers individual sessions as well as couples and family sessions to help people cope with distressing emotions, as well as help them learn how to regulate their emotions. She specializes in supporting new or soon-to-be parents, particularly those who are experiencing postpartum depression.

Emily is an approachable therapist who strives to make all clients feel welcome and valued. Her style is empathetic and professional, and she encourages clients to access therapy as a way of healing and growing. The therapy approaches she uses in sessions include cognitive-behavioral approaches like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), as well as parts-work like Internal Family Systems therapy. For couples and families, Emily provides skills for stronger communication and conflict resolution.

Emily earned a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Benedictine University. She has a certificate from Postpartum Support International and is a second-level Clinical Trauma Professional. She enjoys supporting clients as they work towards their mental health goals and find greater balance and meaning in their lives and relationships.

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 10 years

Naperville Counseling Center, Staff Therapist/ Counselor
Authentic Growth Wellness Group, Founder + Clinical Director

Benedictine University, M.S. Clinical Psychology (Counseling), 2014
University of Kansas, B.A. Psychology, 2012


Illinois: 180.012775




ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure

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

Medical professionals' mental health - Support navigating work-related expectations and stress; addressing issues of burnout, hierarchical pressures, and vicarious trauma

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

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

Childhood trauma - Learning how traumatic events in childhood can translate into adulthood; processing through difficult memories with the goal of moving past the experience and lingering symptoms


  • Adults (24+)
  • Children (<12)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois Blue Choice
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • Cigna
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$160 (55min)
  • Sliding scale:$25 - $160