Kathleen Culen, LCSW

Provider Type: Therapist

Serving: Adult & Pediatric

Kathleen Culen, LCSW

Kathleen Culen treats patients starting from 6 years old. Kate Culen, Chief Clinical Officer, uses her extensive experience with at-risk children and adults to lead the clinical team at Edgewood. In addition to her leadership duties, Kate helps clients navigate the challenges of mood disorders, life transitions, family instability, relationship problems, and grief.

Kate received a BA from Ball State University and an MSW from University of Illinois at Chicago. In addition, she earned an Illinois Type 73 school social worker certificate from Aurora University. Prior to joining Edgewood, Kate served as the director of a community counseling program. Throughout her career, she worked with numerous schools, the DCFS, and several community social service providers.

Kate helps clients identify their strengths and build upon them as vehicles for change. She uses a variety of approaches, including cognitive-behavioral, strength-based, family systems and the Gottman Method for couples therapy. Kate’s philosophy involves offering practical solutions and empowering others to understand their difficulties, develop healthy ways to cope with life’s demands, improve relationships, and learn to feel and function better.

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

  • Chicago from University of Illinois
  • from Ball State University (Bachelor's)

Locations

Naperville, IL
900 E Diehl Road, Suite 101
Naperville, IL 60563-2394
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