Therapist in Springfield, Illinois Janson Shehorn, Therapist

License: LPC

Provider Gender: Male

Ages Served: 11-64

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in Springfield, Illinois Janson Shehorn, LPC

Janson Shehorn, LPC

Janson Shehorn, LPC, NCC, is a genuine, caring, and enthusiastic individual. He has spent many years working with young people, from early elementary age to college age, in a variety of professional settings. He has a passion for making the most of every moment and helping others to reach a similar point of view. He aims to cultivate a positive working relationship during the counseling process. Janson encourages his clients to develop new skills and to self-reflect to foster long lasting change within their lives.

Janson works with adolescents and adults struggling with depression, addiction, anxiety, grief and more. Janson has worked with children and adolescents age 8 – 17 in a crisis setting focusing on a variety of issues (Anger, Depression, Anxiety, Suicidal Ideation, etc.) He also has experience working with college students dealing with burnout, relationship issues, social anxiety etc.

Janson believes that therapy is different for each individual and as such should be flexible. He believes that trust and hard work are the core elements of counseling. Janson’s primary therapeutic influences come from existential, person centered, and cognitive behavioral. He believes people need to create their own sense of purpose, and can do so through self-reflection, behavioral changes, and exploring their freedom/responsibility.

Janson attended MacMurray college in Jacksonville to earn his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. He then attended the University of Illinois Springfield for his post-graduate studies, earning a Master’s Degree in Human Development Counseling. In his free time Janson enjoys hiking, painting, skateboarding, and video games. Janson really enjoys spending time outside but also loves to relax inside with a book or some music.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • America's Choice Provider Network
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • ComPsych
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Humana
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Wellpoint (Unicare/Healthlink)
  • Zelis (HFN Network Solutions)


  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Exposure Therapy
  • Mindfulness


  • Adoption/Foster Care
  • LGBTQ+
  • Men
  • Military/Veterans


  • English



Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Janson Shehorn. You can also call 217-523-4534 to have someone assist you.

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