Kathleen Sherlock, LPC
Kathleen is a licensed professional counselor who earned her master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from National Louis University. She also has postgraduate training in addictions and trauma. She decided to become a therapist when she was working as an ESL tutor and saw so many people struggling with problems that went well beyond their need for language skills; it inspired her to become a counselor and help empower others to heal, build strength, and reach for their best lives.
Previously, Kathleen worked with adults and adolescents in inpatient, residential, and private practice settings. At Willis CC, she looks forward to working with adults, especially those dealing with challenges such as depression, anxiety, addictions, self-esteem, school refusal/performance anxiety, life transitions, and spirituality.
Those who know Kathleen best would describe her as funny, warm, caring, honest, unique, and real. She loves empowering guests’ uniqueness and supporting them to become their best selves and achieve their dreams. Guests love her ability to identify with being the underdog, being different, and striving to be oneself in a society that wants them to be anything but.
Hailing from Oak Park, IL, Kathleen is a frog-loving mother to a Jazz and Blues- loving parakeet named Prince William, and she loves spending her free time reading, baking, hiking, watching (old) movies, and listening to music, crafting, and hanging out with friends and family. Before becoming a counselor, she worked as a tutor, travel agent, and pastry chef. Also, both of her great, great uncles were record-setting professional baseball players with the Philadelphia Phillies at the turn of the last century!
“If I’m not for myself, then who am I for? But, if I am ONLY for myself, then, what am I?”
Age Specialty 15 – 65 y/o
Kathleen’s Therapeutic Approach Incorporates
– Christian Therapy
– Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
– Trauma-focused CBT (TF-CBT)
– Humanistic Therapy
– Motivational Interviewing (MI)
– Rational Emotive Behavior (REBT)
– Person-Centered Therapy
– Grief / Loss
– Life Transitions
– Self Esteem
– Substance Abuse
– Trauma / PTSD
– Spiritual or Religious issues
– Illinois Telehealth/Virtual