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  • Lisset Jimenez, Masters Intern

    Lisset Jimenez, Intern, Inner Courage Counseling

    I am currently a master’s level intern and will be graduating with a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Lewis University in May 2022. Before this, I studied Psychology and Social Work at Elmhurst University. I have worked in an inpatient psychiatric hospital, as well as a mental health crisis hotline. My education and work experience has allowed me to work with a wide range of populations, concerns, and ages. I am very excited to be in this new role where I can develop longer relationships with clients so that we can collaborate together and see true growth and improvement.

    My primary goal is to provide a safe, supportive, and non-judgmental environment in which clients are able to discuss their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, without fear. I understand how frightening and uncomfortable it can be to talk to a stranger about personal issues, and this is why I prioritize creating a positive collaborative relationship together first.

    I believe there is no “one size fits all” approach in counseling. Instead, I incorporate concepts and interventions from a variety of therapeutic approaches including Person Centered Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), and more. I believe each client deserves a tailored approach that may vary from session to session, depending on the client’s needs.

    My primary clinical interests include anxiety, depression, relationship issues, life transitions, and trauma. I am also a proud supporter of the LGBTQ+ community and provide affirming and culturally sensitive counseling.

    In-Person/Online Therapy Services

    Lisset is currently offering online counseling services. She is also offering in-person sessions, at our Naperville and Wheaton Locations, with very limited availability. For virtual sessions, utilizing our HIPAA compliant platform, Lisset brings therapy to you in the safety of your home. When working issues such as identity, anxiety, and depression , the comfort of your home may be the best place to meet with Lisset to achieve the therapy goals you are looking to gain. This is where online virtual counseling becomes an additional asset for her to clinically work with you.

    Forms of Payment Accepted

    Lisset accepts the following insurance plans:

    Blue Cross/Blue Shield PPO


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