Therapist in Darien, Illinois Karen Hernandez, Therapist

License: LPC

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 6-65+

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in Darien, Illinois Karen Hernandez, LPC

Karen Hernandez, LPC

Karen is someone who will provide you with the safe space to be able to express yourself. She will be empathetic to your everyday struggles, but she will also challenge you in making a change. Karen is someone who will be there through the challenge, to support you. Although change can be scary, it is important when wanting to make progress and wanting to move forward.

Karen uses a variety of theoretical orientations such as CBT, Person Centered Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Positive Psychology, Reality Therapy, Choice Theory, among others. All of these orientations are used in an eclectic way to better serve the client.

Karen graduated with her Masters in Clinical Psychology Counseling Practice from Roosevelt University in 2021 and received her LPC in 2022. She earned her Bachelors in Arts in 2016 from University of Illinois at Chicago.

Karen has worked in a variety of settings ranging from long-term care facility, residential, and outpatient therapy. She has worked with all age ranges, ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientations, etc

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • America's Choice Provider Network
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • ComPsych
  • Duly Health and Care (DuPage)
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Humana
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • Northwestern (NMPN)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Pathways (Amita Health)
  • Unicare (Healthlink)
  • Zelis (HFN Network Solutions)


  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Exposure Therapy
  • Mindfulness


  • LGBTQ+
  • Women


  • English
  • Spanish



Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Karen Hernandez. You can also call 630-884-8643 to have someone assist you.

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