Mark  DeRemer
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Mark DeRemer

He/Him/His

Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Illinois Accepting Online
Chicago Not Accepting In-person
Updated May 25, 2021

Specialties & Expertise

  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Addiction
  • Sexual health & dysfunction
  • Eating disorders & disordered eating
  • Couples counseling
  • Family issues

Professional statement

Mark DeRemer is a Psychotherapist in Chicago and received a MA from Adler University. He works with individuals, couples, and families. Many of Mark’s clients come to address trauma, depression, sexual health & dysfunction, couples counseling, life transitions, grief, and loss. Mark is particularly passionate about serving survivors of trauma, individuals struggling with eating disorders, and distorted body image. He has advanced training in the areas of trauma and PTSD, OCD, personality disorder, depression, and addiction.

Mark is trained in ACT therapy, Transactional Analysis (TA), Trauma-focused CBT(TF-CBT), and DBT. Mark has always been genuinely interested in the well-being and uniqueness of everybody around him. He believes that anyone can achieve a healthier life when they are in a compassionate and non-judgmental environment. As a therapist, Mark believes that the most crucial aspect of therapy is to respect the client’s independence by having a genuine connection during the process of therapeutic intervention.

Mark is currently conducting therapy via telehealth however, in some situations he is able to see clients in person. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance.


Message to clients

As we go through life we often find ourselves wondering what we can do to better in our relationships with our significant others, family members, and others in our lives. It seems as if we have tried everything, but nothing seems to work, at least not long term. As a therapist, I believe in compassion, therapeutic alliance, and a non-judgmental environment to be with you every step of the way as you reach your goals. I am a Licensed Psychotherapist that has emphasized trauma, complex trauma, sexual dysfunction, relationship issues, grief, infidelity, anxiety, eating disorders, and mood disorders.


Specialties

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past

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

Sexual health & dysfunction - Addressing emotional, physical, and biological concerns related to sexual intimacy and functioning; education and skill building around topics such as erectile dysfunction, orgasms, low libido, shame, and history of abuse; improving communication to realize a fulfilling sex life

Eating disorders & disordered eating - Reducing unhealthy eating patterns, beliefs, and behaviors, such as restricting, purging, and binging; healing the emotional pain surrounding disordered eating

Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love

Family issues - Promoting communication and supporting family members to address challenges and reduce conflict and distress




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $150 (60min)
  • Sliding scale: $70 - $150
  • Initial session: $175 (55min)

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
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

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

  • Weekly
  • Multiple times a week
  • As needed

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 Closed
  • Tue Closed
  • Wed Closed
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Please inquire about hours

Chicago practice
30 North Michigan Avenue, 1009, Chicago, Illinois 60602
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 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 Please inquire about hours
  • Sun Please inquire about hours

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 3 years

Center for Discovery, Primary trauma therapist, 2020 - 2021
Haymarket, Trauma Therapist, 2019 - 2020
St. leonard residential, Trauma therapist, 2017 - 2018
University of chicago, Psychotherapist, 2017 - 2018

Adler University, Master, Clinical Mental health Counselor, 2018
International institute of trauma, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional - CCTP, 2018


Licensure

Illinois: 178.014323


Languages

English