Therapist in Peoria, Illinois Britain Dunaway, Therapist

License: LCPC

Provider Gender: Male

Ages Served: 6-64

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in Peoria, Illinois Britain Dunaway, LCPC

Britain Dunaway, LCPC

Britain Dunaway is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with extensive experience in helping individuals and families navigate complex and challenging issues. He graduated with a Master’s in Counseling from Lincoln Christian University and has been dedicated to providing compassionate and effective therapy since 2008. Brit’s professional journey includes significant work with families and schools in the crisis department at Children’s Home, where he addressed issues such as suicide, depression, aggressive behaviors, cutting, inappropriate social media use, and school difficulties. In his private practice, he continues to support children (ages 8 and up), teens, and adults in overcoming these challenges, as well as OCD, anxiety, PTSD, spiritual issues, men’s and women’s issues, marital infidelity, adjustment issues, and grief and loss. Brit holds a leadership role with LifeStance Health, where he mentors therapists and leads office staff.

His leadership involves guiding a diverse team of professionals, promoting growth, and maintaining high standards of care. Brit is adept at navigating difficult work situations, leveraging his experience to foster resilience and professional development among his colleagues. His mentorship helps therapists enhance their therapeutic skills, ensuring they provide the best possible care to their clients. Additionally, Brit is actively involved in his community, working with churches to support personal and spiritual growth among their members. He also volunteers as a leader with YoungLife, demonstrating his commitment to youth and community service. Brit believes in a holistic approach to therapy, considering the physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects of each individual’s experience.

His treatment philosophy is client-centered, utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), and Existential approaches to facilitate healing and growth. Brit is married with three children and a dog, and he enjoys swimming, watching sports, and participating in marching band season. His personal experiences as a husband and father enrich his understanding and empathy for the daily struggles’ families face. Brit also leads parenting and professional workshops and is available to teach a variety of topics at schools, agencies, or churches. He is passionate about cultivating genuine relationships and welcomes all individuals and families seeking support for parenting issues, anxiety, depression, suicide, aggressive behaviors, and relationship difficulties. Britain Dunaway’s deep commitment to his clients and community, combined with his professional expertise and personal insights, make him a trusted and effective counselor in the Peoria/Central Illinois area.


Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • America's Choice Provider Network
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Carelon (Beacon)
  • Caterpillar
  • ComPsych
  • CuraLinc
  • Duly Health and Care (DuPage)
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Health Alliance
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Northwestern (NMPN)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • OSF Healthcare
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Sana Benefits
  • Unicare (Healthlink)
  • UnityPoint
  • Zelis (HFN Network Solutions)


  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Christian Counseling
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Exposure Therapy
  • Faith-Based Treatment
  • Family Therapy
  • Parenting Skills


  • First Responders
  • Men
  • Women


  • English



Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Britain Dunaway. You can also call 309-834-1780 to have someone assist you.

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