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Mary Jo Thorson, LPC

Provider Type: Therapist

Provider Gender: Female

Serving: 0-65+

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Mary Jo Thorson, LPC

Mary Jo Thorson, LPC, believes that counseling is a partnership. She will empower, encourage, and support you in a safe and non-judgmental environment.

Mary Jo serves clients of all ages struggling with depression, anxiety, couples/marriage issues, parenting, and:

Divorce Support: Divorce is a difficult event in anyone’s life. Mary Jo makes sure all voices in the family are given the chance to express their feelings in a controlled environment.

Coping with Grief: Losing a loved one is never easy, and people grieve in different ways. Mary Jo offers her expertise to help you get through the worst time in your life.

Women’s Issues: From parenting to infertility, there are a lot of issues that are specific for women. Mary Jo offers sessions to find a happy position in your life to positively impact your future.

In therapy, Mary Jo uses an eclectic approach to therapy including techniques such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), talk therapy, and holistic therapy. Her main goal is to improve the quality of your life and your relationships with others.

Mary Jo earned a graduate degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Concordia University Chicago. She has worked in corporate positions for over a decade and understands time management and the support single mothers need. In her free time, she enjoys being with family and friends, working out, walking her two dogs, reading, kayaking, and meditating.

Treatment Areas

  • ADHD
  • Adolescent/Teen Issues
  • Anger Management / Mood Swings
  • Anxiety
  • Bullying
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Couples Counseling
  • Cultural Diversity Issues
  • Depression
  • Eating/Weight Concerns

Insurances Accepted

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


  • English


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