Adult, Adolescent, and Child Psychiatrists & Psychotherapists located in New Lenox and Hinsdale, IL


About Therapy

If you or a loved one is struggling with grief, stress, trauma, addiction, or a condition like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Spectrum Behavioral Health is here to help. The team offers exceptional therapy to patients 4 and older at their offices in New Lenox and Hinsdale, Illinois. The highly skilled therapists are empathetic and honest and can treat individuals, couples, or families. Call the practice today or reach out online to schedule an in-person or telehealth appointment.

Therapy Q&A

What is therapy?

Therapy, also called psychotherapy or talk therapy, involves the communication between patients and therapists. Therapy can ease emotional distress, restore healthy relationships, solve everyday concerns, and improve thought and behavior patterns.

During a session, your therapist might ask questions, give you the space to share your thoughts and feelings, and guide you to understanding and insight.

When do I need therapy services?


You or a loved one might need therapy when experiencing: 


  • Concentration problems
  • Persistent worrying
  • Managing stress
  • Sadness or hopelessness
  • Lack of confidence
  • Irritability
  • Anger management
  • Mood swings
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Disordered eating
  • Sleep problems
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Problems at work or school 
  • Grief or loss


You should also seek therapy if you’re experiencing a significant life transition like a divorce, new job, or moving. Children and teens can benefit from therapy if they’re struggling with bullying or social situations.

What are the benefits of therapy?


Therapy can help the Spectrum Behavioral Health team diagnose and improve symptoms of mental health problems like: 


  • Depression
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Phobias
  • Sleep disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Substance use disorders
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sexual disorders


Depending on your symptoms and any underlying condition, your provider determines which therapy is best for you.

Which types of therapy do you offer?

Therapists at Spectrum Behavioral Health have extensive training and experience in many different therapeutic approaches.


Traditional psychotherapies they could recommend include:


  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)‚Äč
  • Interpersonal therapy
  • Task focused therapy
  • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
  • Solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT)
  • Drug and alcohol recovery therapy
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Family systems therapy
  • Rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT)
  • Faith-based counseling


Experiential therapy encourages you to identify and address hidden or subconscious problems and emotions through activities like guided imagery, prop use, role-playing, and touch therapy.


Experiential therapies include:


  • Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Brainspotting
  • Neurofeedback
  • Somatic experiencing/ touch therapy
  • The NeuroAffective Relational Model (NARM) 
  • Play therapy


The team offers individual, couples, or family therapy sessions. Children and teens can benefit from including other family members in therapy, improving communication. Therapy can create a safe space for couples to work through relationship problems and restore harmony.


Call Spectrum Behavioral Health today or use the online scheduling tool to book exceptional therapy services.