Blake Mathews, LCSW

Provider Type: Therapist

Serving: Adult & Pediatric

Blake Mathews, LCSW

Blake Mathews treats patients starting from 12 years old.

Blake Mathews, LCSW, provides a safe and welcoming space for clients to achieve the goals that are most important to them. He is open to discussing challenging topics without judgment and is always empathetic to client needs.

Blake earned an undergraduate degree from University of Illinois and an MSW from Loyola University Chicago. He has extensive experience working with individuals with autism and other intellectual disabilities, and is also skilled at treating the LGBTQ population and all teens and adults struggling with depression, trauma, family conflicts, and more.

In therapy, Blake utilizes a variety of techniques including CBT, DBT, mindfulness, motivational interviewing, narrative therapy, art therapy, behavior modification and positive psychology. He encourages clients to consider both short and long-term goals and supports the therapeutic process with open communication, collaboration, and sensitivity.

Specialties

  • Adolescent/Teen Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Bereavement/Grief Counseling
  • Binge Eating
  • Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
  • Bullying
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive Therapy
  • Couples Conflict Resolution
  • Cultural Diversity Issues
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorder
  • Emotional Overeating
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Hyperactive Disorder (ADD/ADHD)
  • Irrational Fears/Phobias
  • Loneliness
  • Malaise
  • Marriage Conflict Resolution
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Mental Health Consultation
  • Mental Health Problem
  • Mental Illness
  • Mood Disorders
  • Mood Swings
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Attack
  • Parenting Counseling
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Counseling
  • Pre-College Fears
  • Pre-Move In Couples Counseling
  • Premarital Conflict Resolution
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Psychological Trauma
  • Psychology Consultation
  • Psychotherapy
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Relationship Struggles
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Problems
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Therapy
  • Worry

Education & Certifications

  • Master's in Social Work from Loyola University Chicago

Locations

Plainfield, IL
15025 S Des Plaines Street, Suite 201
Plainfield, IL 60544-1868
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