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Therapist in Saint Charles, Illinois,
Lori Ashbaugh, LSW

Provider Type: Therapist

Provider Gender: Female

Serving: 0-65+

Therapist in Saint Charles, Illinois, Lori Ashbaugh, LSW

Lori Ashbaugh, LSW

Lori brings a holistic perspective to mental health. She understands that healing is dynamic and provides a mind-body-spirit approach. Lori specializes in clinical hypnosis which can bring about profound changes in many areas of a person’s life. Lori also specializes in EMDR, Pet Therapy, cognitive behavioral and movement therapy.

Lori offers an accepting and non-judgmental environment welcome to those of all races, ethnicities, sexual orientation, and gender identities. Lori treats clients of all ages. Lori has a Masters in Clinical Social Work from the U. of North Dakota. She received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Stephens College. Lori received her certification in Clinical Hypnotherapy from the Hypnosis Motivation Institute and is currently completing her Certification in EMDR. Lori is also certified by the APLB as a pet grief specialist.

Areas of Interest and Expertise:

  • Life Adjustments and Transitions
  • Stress Management
  • Trauma, PTSD, and Complex PTSD
  • EMDR
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Codependency
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Hypno-Analysis
  • Chronic Pain and Symptom Management
  • Terminal Illness
  • Grief Counseling and Therapy
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder and recovery from NPD relationships
  • Mindfulness Practices and Meditation

Lori was drawn to counseling after going through a healing crisis of her own after she was diagnosed with Chronic Lyme disease. Many of the modalities she now uses with her clients were of great benefit throughout her Lyme treatment and recovery. In her spare time, Lori loves to spend time with her two doodle dogs, hiking or going to agility classes. She loves movement including yoga, Pilates and Feldenkrais. She is an avid animal lover and has been a member of Therapy Dogs Inc for 15 years. She also volunteers for the Crisis Text Line.

Treatment Areas

  • Anxiety
  • Childhood Behavior Issues
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Hoarding
  • Medical Conditions/Health Psychology
  • Midlife Transitions
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Pain Management
  • Post Partum Depression/Anxiety
  • PTSD/Trauma

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Meritain
  • Aetna Signature
  • Aetna State of IL plan
  • Aetna/Aetna HMO/Aetna Student Health
  • AMITA Pathways BCBS HMO
  • BCBS AcademicBlue Student Health Plan
  • BCBSPPO/BlueChoiceOpt/ProfBlue/BlueChoicePreferred
  • Beacon/Emblem/NYEmpire/UniCareState/ProvidencePlan
  • Cigna Evernoth/Greatwest Health/Cigna Connect
  • Consociate Health
  • Duly (DuPage Medical Group) BCBS HMO
  • Health Alliance Commercial/ StateIL
  • HealthLink/Unicare/Concerta/Wellpoint
  • HFN/ZELIS/Stratose/Plan Care/CoalitionAmerica
  • HUMANA / Choice Care
  • Live360/MedAssocHealth/PrefHealthChoices
  • Multiplan-PHCS
  • Northwestern BCBS HMO
  • Optum (United/UBH/Oxford/UHC)
  • Optum All Savers
  • Optum Golden Rule
  • Optum Oxford Health
  • Optum UHC Student Insurance
  • Optum VA CNN


  • English



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