Christine Wielgos, LCSW

Chicago – River West | Chicago – S. Michigan Ave

Christine Wielgos is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has experience working with children, adolescents, families, and adults. She received her Master’s degree from Loyola University in Chicago. Her previous training includes a number of years spent in community mental health and outpatient settings where she worked with individuals and families who had symptoms of a persistent mental illness. Christine specializes in treating anxiety, depression, life transitions, trauma, substance abuse, self-esteem concerns, family conflict, parenting, and child/adolescent disorders. Her approach is non-judgmental, client-centered, and strengths-based to create a supportive and trusting therapeutic relationship that empowers the client to make positive changes and promotes healthy personal growth. Christine is passionate about assisting individuals with discovering their inner strengths and will work collaboratively with the client while utilizing cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), solution-focused therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and family systems therapy. 

Furthermore, Christine integrates elements of play therapy and behavioral management skills related to securing attachment while working with children and their families. Christine is also a strong advocate of teaching mindfulness skills to assist individuals with being present in the moment and regulating strong emotions.

Specialties

Addiction/Substance Abuse, ADHD, Anger Management, Attachment Issues, Career Counseling, CBT, Children/Parenting, Codependency, Cross-Cultural Issues, DBT, Domestic Violence, Family of Origin, Grief and Loss, Impulse Control Disorders, Mindfulness, Occupational Issues, PTSD/Trauma, Sexual Abuse, Single’s Issues, Social Anxiety, Stress Management

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