Mary Claire Schibelka specializes in working with young adults in areas including dating, building/maintaining relationships, sex, career development, work stress, disordered eating/body positivity, faith/spirituality, and life transitions such as moving to a new city and making friends as an adult.
Mary Claire uses strengths-based approaches such as positive psychology, mindfulness training, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and more to help you identify your values, set appropriate goals, and utilize your inner resources to achieve them.
As a Licensed Professional Counselor, Mary Claire has the knowledge and expertise to help you understand your thoughts and emotions, how and why they formed, and how you can use them to your advantage instead of letting them get in the way of what you want. Mary Claire earned her Master's of Arts in Counseling from Northeastern Illinois University and completed her internship at The Awakening Center in Chicago, IL, where she worked specifically with eating disorders, anxiety, and relationship struggles.
Relationships - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Sex therapy & sexual health - 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 - Reducing unhealthy eating patterns, beliefs, and behaviors, such as restricting, purging, and binging; healing the emotional pain surrounding disordered eating
Career counseling - Support around personal and professional growth; clarifying goals and steps to building a fulfilling career and meaningful work-life balance
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
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:
Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
Elevated Life Counseling, 2019 - Present
The Awakening Center, 2018 - 2019