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Therapist in Barrington, Illinois,
Stephen Kaleb Pollum, LSW

Provider Type: Therapist

Provider Gender: Male

Serving: 18-65+

Therapist in Barrington, Illinois, Stephen Kaleb Pollum, LSW

Stephen Kaleb Pollum, LSW

Kaleb Pollum is a licensed social worker with experience helping individuals overcome obstacles such as depression, stress, anxiety, communication issues, interpersonal relationships, and effectively managing mood and personality disorders. He specializes in treating borderline personality disorder.

Kaleb desires to build meaningful, therapeutic relationships so that his clients can feel at ease and find clarity in their thinking. He utilizes evidence-based and trauma-informed practices such as cognitive behavioral therapy, in-depth psychoanalysis, and adapted dialectical behavior therapy to accomplish this. Kaleb recognizes that people who are struggling in difficult situations need someone who can offer empathy, new insights, and encouragement so that they may achieve their goals and lead lives that feel intentional and satisfying. He also works with couples and families to reduce conflict, improve communication, and strengthen bonds so that all individuals involved may feel heard, understood, and have their emotional needs met.

Kaleb obtained a Master of Social Work degree with a concentration in advanced clinical mental health practice from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, as well as a Bachelor of Social Work degree with honors from the University of Illinois Springfield. Some of his personal interests include philosophy, Latin American studies, and chess.

Treatment Areas

  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Body Image Issues
  • Couples/Marital Counseling
  • Depression
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Family Therapy
  • LGBTQ+
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Transitions

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

Languages

  • English

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