Deborah Spenner, LCSW

Provider Type: Therapist

Serving: Adolescents 13-17, Adults 18-59, Adults 60+, Children 0-5, Children 6-12

About Deborah Spenner, LCSW

Deborah Spenner, LCSW, helps clients recognize they have the power to take ownership in navigating their stories. She believes clients are the primary avenue for change, and her expertise guides them towards recognizing what they can accomplish.

Deborah earned a BA and a Master's of Social Work from University of Maryland. She helps children, adolescents, and families navigate a variety of challenges including anxiety, ADHD, behavioral issues, mood disorders, and more.

In therapy, Deborah embraces the strengths-based perspective, utilizing techniques rooted in cognitive behavioral and solution-focused therapies. She helps clients acknowledge what brought them to the office and learn how to independently integrate coping tools into their everyday lives. With this independence comes the confidence and intrinsic motivation to keep moving forward.

Communities Served:
BIPOC
Bisexual
Biracial / Multiracial
Body Positivity
Gay
Lesbian
Non-Binary
Queer
Racial Justice
Transgender

Areas of Treatment

  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Issues / ADHD
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bullying
  • CBT
  • Coping with Pandemic / COVID
  • Crisis / Trauma
  • Cross-Cultural
  • Depression / Sadness
  • Divorce/Family Conflict
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Therapy
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Grief/Loss/End of Life
  • Learning Disabilities
  • LGBTQI+ Issues
  • Life Transitions
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Parenting
  • Play Therapy
  • Postpartum Challenges
  • PTSD/Trauma
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Injury/Harm
  • Stress/Worry
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Transgender
  • Weight Management
  • Locations

    South Naperville

    Insurance

    • Aetna PPO / HMO
    • American Behavioral
    • BCBS Blue CHOICE PPO
    • BCBS PPO
    • Beacon Health Options
    • Benefit Plan Admin - VA
    • Cigna
    • CIGNA EAP
    • ComPsych
    • ComPsych EAP
    • Health Alliance
    • HealthLink
    • HFN
    • Humana
    • Humana EAP
    • MHNET (Aetna)
    • Multiplan-PHCS
    • New Avenues EAP
    • Optum
    • Optum - UHC EAP
    • UBH EAP
    • United EAP
    • United Healthcare / UBH
    • ValueOptions