Kathleen Monroe, Therapist in Illinois — Zencare
Kathleen  Monroe

Kathleen Monroe

She/Her/Hers

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW Practice: Grow Therapy
Illinois Accepting Online
Updated September 15, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Addiction
  • Alcohol use disorder & addiction
  • Drug addiction & abuse
  • Substance abuse
  • ADHD
  • Career counseling

Professional statement

Kathleen Monroe possesses a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Loyola University Chicago and is licensed in Clinical Social Work in the state of Illinois. Kathleen has been working in the counseling field since 2014. During her time within this field, Kathleen has experience working within a variety of settings providing her with sensitivity towards various socio-economic, cultural, and ethnic groups of ages ranging from children, teens, adults, families, and couples. Clients that she has worked with struggled in areas of mental health and substance abuse ranging in the diagnosis of anxiety, depression, self-esteem, post-traumatic stress disorder, addiction-related disorders, learning disabilities, behavioral spectrum disorders, autism, adjustment disorders, and psychotic disorders.

Kathleen believes that every individual has the power to change, and she strives to guide clients towards their strengths. In a direct strengths-based approach, Kathleen provides personalized treatment by empowering clients to decide how they would like to address their concerns and set their own pace for meeting their treatment goals. Life can be difficult and taking the first step of reaching out for help shows great strength and courage. Kathleen is here to assist with guiding you through this difficult time in a judge-free and confidential manner.


Specialties

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

Alcohol use disorder & addiction - Tolerating emotional discomfort; reducing or eliminating reliance on alcohol; development of new coping mechanisms for stress and suffering.

Drug addiction & abuse - Tolerating emotional discomfort; reducing or eliminating reliance on drugs; development of new coping mechanisms for stress and suffering.

Substance abuse - Reducing and preventing the negative impact of drug and alcohol use and addictions on physical, emotional, and relational health

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

Career counseling - Support around personal and professional growth; clarifying career goals and implementing steps toward building a fulfilling career and meaningful work-life balance




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Student Health Insurance

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $100 (60min)

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 9-11am,5-10pm
  • Tue 9-11am,5-10pm
  • Wed 5-10pm
  • Thu 9-11am, 5-10pm
  • Fri 9-11am
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun 5-10pm

Licensure

Illinois: 149020600


Languages

English