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Susan Close, LCPC

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Current Availability:

I have several daytime openings for telehealth, & a waitlist for in-person sessions.

Susan Close remote and phone therapy in Illinois, IndianaSusan Close remote and phone therapy in Illinois, Indiana
Provides therapy in Illinois, Indiana

About Me:

  • My clients describe me as:

    My clients describe me as empathetic, supportive, & skilled, without the stuffiness one might expect from a therapist. They love my use of humor.

  • Something to know about my approach is:

    I empower clients, providing tools from the start. For instance, with couples, I use The Gottman Method to strengthen connection & communication, and for those recovering from trauma, I employ EMDR, promoting healing through bilateral stimulation.

  • Together, we will:

    Together, we will explore your challenges, empowering you to embrace your strengths and values. I'll guide you towards resilience and deeper connections on your journey of self-discovery and healing.

  • I specialize in working with people who:

    I specialize in trauma recovery, substance use, shame recovery, grief and loss, anxiety and depression, communication in couples, transition to parenthood, bipolar disorder, and ADHD.

  • I became a therapist because:

    I became a therapist after receiving support during a difficult loss, driven by a natural ability and a deep interest in helping others.

  • Something that stands out about where I offer therapy is:

    Balance Psychotherapy is a judgment-free environment where clients can uncover their true sense of self, make healthy choices & improve relationships.

  • More about me and my practice:

    My ability to infuse humor into the healing process sets me apart. I've found that incorporating humor & creativity in therapy not only creates a warm and engaging atmosphere, but it also empowers people to embrace imperfections and build resilience.

More Details:

Out-of-Pocket Fees:


In-Network with:

Blue Cross Blue Shield, BlueCross BlueShield Anthem,

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Years Licensed:


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