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Areta Wasiunec, LPC

Provider Type: Therapist

Provider Gender: Female

Serving: 11-64

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Areta Wasiunec, LPC

Areta Wasiunec, LPC, stays human in her therapeutic approach to ensure every client feels heard and understood. She thrives off building a strong relationship with each client and does not believe therapy is one size fits all.

Areta serves adolescents, young adults, and adults struggling with careers, relationship and identity issues, behavioral health concerns, and:

Holistic Therapy: Areta believes mental health is ones part of a larger puzzle. She believes in finding ways to engage to mind and body to encourage you to take a look at your lifestyle and how it may be helping or hurting you.

Getting Unstuck: Feeling trapped by your life is a terrible experience, and Areta understands what you are going through. She can help you find your way out of routine, even if change isn’t comfortable.

Coping with Anxiety and Depression: Anxiety and depression are two of the most common mental health issues, but every person is differently affected. Areta makes sure you are heard at every appointment. The first step is the hardest, but you can get your life back under your control.

In therapy, Areta uses different approaches depending on your needs. She utilizes CBT, DBT, and Solution-Focused therapy. She thrives off feedback and builds the ideal coping mechanisms to help clients heal.

Areta earned an undergraduate degree from St. Xavier University and a graduate degree from The Illinois School of Professional Psychology. Out of the office, her passion for health continues with being an outdoor enthusiast. She enjoys hiking, biking, running, going to concerts, and building music playlists.

Treatment Areas

  • ADHD
  • Adolescent/Teen Issues
  • Anger Management / Mood Swings
  • Anxiety
  • Bullying
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Couples Counseling
  • Cultural Diversity Issues
  • Depression
  • Eating/Weight Concerns

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
  • Compsych EAP
  • ComPsych Managed Care
  • 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
  • Whole Brother Mission


  • English


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