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Alise Pedersen, LSW

Provider Type: Therapist

Provider Gender: Female

Serving: 11-64

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Alise Pedersen, LSW

Alise Pedersen, LSW, creates a safe, understanding, and welcoming environment where clients can find healing, empowerment, and the support they desire.

Alise enjoys working with clients of all ages struggling with anxiety, depression, domestic violence, crisis intervention, stress, life transitions, relationship issues, and more. She believes in meeting people where they are and empowering clients to achieve their goals.

In therapy, Alise uses a variety of techniques such as CBT, solution-focused, mindfulness, stress reduction, and task-centered/problem solving therapy. In every case, she finds a solution to address client challenges.

Alise earned an MSW from University of Illinois and a BSW from Lewis University. She is also certified in Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Training, CPI, and CPR.

Treatment Areas

  • Abuse
  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Depression
  • Geriatric Care
  • Grief Counseling
  • Life Transitions
  • Relationship Challenges
  • Self Esteem
  • Sports

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Meritain
  • Aetna Signature
  • Aetna State of IL plan
  • Aetna/Aetna HMO/Aetna Student Health
  • AMITA Pathways BCBS HMO
  • BCBS AcademicBlue Student Health Plan
  • BCBSPPO/BlueChoiceOpt/ProfBlue/BlueChoicePreferred
  • Beacon/Emblem/NYEmpire/UniCareState/ProvidencePlan
  • Cigna Evernoth/Greatwest Health/Cigna Connect
  • Consociate Health
  • Duly (DuPage Medical Group) BCBS HMO
  • Health Alliance Commercial/ StateIL
  • HealthLink/Unicare/Concerta/Wellpoint
  • HFN/ZELIS/Stratose/Plan Care/CoalitionAmerica
  • HUMANA / Choice Care
  • Live360/MedAssocHealth/PrefHealthChoices
  • Multiplan-PHCS
  • Northwestern BCBS HMO
  • Optum (United/UBH/Oxford/UHC)
  • Optum All Savers
  • Optum Golden Rule
  • Optum Oxford Health
  • Optum UHC Student Insurance
  • Optum VA CNN


  • English


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