Maryjane Reilly, LPC
Clarity Clinic - Arlington Heights
Maryjane is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and holds a Master of Arts Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Denver Seminary. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in both General Art and Psychology. Maryjane focuses on an integrative, evidence-based approach to best meet the needs of her clients with an emphasis on person-centered, cognitive-behavioral, and narrative-based therapies. Maryjane believes in the power of play in changing a child’s life and is certified in both Experiential Play Therapy and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
Maryjane has gained experience in the mental health field working in a variety of treatment settings with individuals, couples, and families ranging from ages 3 to 80. Maryjane specializes in working with children and adolescents who have been impacted by trauma, divorce, addiction and substance abuse, grief and loss, social anxiety, adjustment issues, ADHD/ADD, reintegration as well as general anxiety and family issues. Maryjane recognizes the importance of honoring the unique cultural background and personal values of the individual to facilitate empowerment and growth.
Maryjane’s passion for therapy comes from first hand experience of the powerful change it can produce in individuals and families alike. Maryjane has always been passionate about creating a voice for the voiceless and this is an integral part of her work with children, adolescents, and adults. Maryjane highly values the importance of fostering a safe therapeutic space, especially for children and adolescents, by allowing experiential and expressive processing through art, play, music, and movement. Maryjane strives to empower children to understand themselves and their situations better while at the same time providing resources for coping skills, developing healthy relationships, self-regulation, and instilling a positive self-image. Maryjane believes that children are the future and considers it an honor to enter their world and get on their level.
Blue Cross Blue Shield • Self pay
Addiction/Substance Abuse • Adjustment Disorder • Adolescent/Child Psychotherapy • Alcoholism • Anxiety • Child Psychotherapy • DBT/CBT • Depression • Divorce • Domestic Violence • Family Psychotherapy • Grief and Loss/Bereavement • LGBTQ • Life Transition • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Trauma • Relationship Issues • Sadness • Self Esteem • Social Anxiety • Stress/Worry
Education and training
- Denver Seminary , Masters of Clinical Mental Health Counseling