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Estrella Askren-Gonzalez, Pre-Licensed Professional. Supervised by Megan A Herrington, LCPC, 180.012136.

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Current Availability:

I see clients on M, T, TH & Fri. My evenings are full but I typically can accommodate midday appt times.

Estrella Askren-Gonzalez remote and phone therapy in IllinoisEstrella Askren-Gonzalez remote and phone therapy in Illinois
Provides therapy in Illinois

About Me:

  • My clients describe me as:

    someone who just gets it. There's no right way to feel. I'm here to help normalize those emotions and work past them.

  • Something to know about my approach is:

    Most of my work stems from Internal Family Systems. I often incorporate somatic experiencing & exposure therapy to support my clients. We'll do frequent check-in's to ensure we're on a path to progress.

  • Together, we will:

    Embrace what we feel plague us. From overthinking, hyper-sensitivity around emotions to obsession; there's strength in all of these things. We'll use inner child/reparenting + attachment-style work to help you better understand yourself & your needs.

  • I specialize in working with people who:

    struggle with relationship anxiety, body image, obsessive compulsive disorder, intrusive thoughts, childhood neglect & trauma as well as clients looking for a stable, neutral relationship with food and their bodies.

  • I became a therapist because:

    my own therapy journey in healing from disordered eating, OCD and trauma transformed my world. I hope to offer my clients that same path to peace.

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

    that Waves Healing & Psychotherapy incorporates group work into the therapy process. We offer a variety of support/skills groups and healing circles.

  • More about me and my practice:

    We offer virtual counseling in Illinois, Arizona and Florida. Waves Healing and Psychotherapy focuses on the power of the client. We offer holistic care and embrace a deep understanding of the mind and body to heal.

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In-Network with:

Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna

Languages Spoken:

English, Spanish