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Therapist in Geneva, Illinois,
Veris Hawkins-Smith, LPC

Provider Type: Therapist

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 11-65+

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Therapist in Geneva, Illinois, Veris Hawkins-Smith, LPC

Veris Hawkins-Smith, LPC

Veris Hawkins-Smith is a Psychotherapist who has been practicing since 2019. She graduated from Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL with a MSEd in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Veris believes in a Behavioral Approach that includes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectic Behavioral Therapy and Mindfulness Therapy. Veris believes life is a journey full of obstacles that impact one’s well-being, however any challenge can be overcome with the correct tools. She treats each client relationship as unique and constantly evolving. Veris supports adolescents and adults struggling with anxiety, depression, substance abuse and more. She is an expert at helping clients identify and understand unhealthy behaviors and create a plan for change.
In her spare time, Veris enjoys cooking, baking, gardening, music, and journaling.


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
  • 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
  • Optum (United/UBH/Oxford/UHC)
  • Optum All Savers
  • Optum Golden Rule
  • Optum Oxford Health
  • Optum UHC Student Insurance
  • Optum VA CNN


  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Family Therapy
  • Gender-Affirmative Medical Readiness Evaluations
  • Mindfulness


  • Men
  • Women


  • English



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