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Lessi Smebakken

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Location

1807 Hicks Road, Suite D
Rolling Meadows, Illinois, 60008
United States of America

About Lessi Smebakken

I am in private practice in Arlington Hts., Il. and am dedicated to assisting people "find their own voice". Trauma, childhood abuse or neglect and many past and present situations continue to rob an individual of who they truly are and hope to become. I see myself as a change agent, helping people sort out their own puzzles in order to live a more full and meaningful life. While using a variety of modalities, including EMDR and cognitive therapy,  I have found that Somatic Experiencing enhances the process of therapy. Somatic Experiencing has been the most satisfying and transforming approach since it deals directly with the body and the nervous system, enabling it (the nervous system) to self regulate.  Through this process, the brain is better able to identify, work through and solve life's problems.

Specialties

  • Veterans
  • Families of Veterans
  • Motor Vehicle Collisions
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • LGBT
  • Addiction
  • Victims of Sexual Abuse
  • Victims of Domestic Violence
  • Grief and Loss
  • Adults abused as children
  • Complex PTSD
  • Developmental Trauma

SE Level

SE™ Practitioner

Professional Title:

Licenced Clinical Social Worker, Certified and Other Drug Counselor, SEP

Professional Certifications:

Certified EMDR therapist, Certified Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor

Post Advanced Certificates:

Touch Skills Training

Business Phone

(847) 910-0779

 

Fax Number

(847) 870-0770

 

Insurance Accepted

Yes

Insurance Type(s):

Blue Cross/Blue Shield, UBH, United Healthcare,Tricare, Medicare, APS, Aetna

 

Contact Lessi Smebakken by phone: (847) 910-0779 or by the SE™ Practitioner Contact Form to schedule a session.