Jennifer Cross, LPC

Provider Type: Therapist

Serving: Adolescents 13-17, Adults 18-59, Adults 60+

About Jennifer Cross, LPC

Do you want to feel vibrant and alive but feel off track and stuck? Do you feel that anxiety and depression control your life? Maybe you often feel that you are struggling to communicate with your friends or family members? Do you struggle with having low self-esteem and confidence? Perhaps your feel totally stuck with your current job and do not know how to move forward with your life? Do you feel like an outsider around your friends or family, or find it difficult to make friends? Is school difficult for you?What would it mean to you to finally be happy with your life and relationships?

Jennifer Cross, MS, LPC believes that all of her clients hold the keys to creating a life that they love. Ms. Cross is committed to guiding you to finding clarity and permanent long-term solutions to finding success no matter what life has given you.

By creating a warm, inviting, positive, and therapeutic environment. Jennifer strives to help you to uncover the subconscious reasons why you may be sabotaging your own happiness. Together you will work with Jennifer to uncover the root causes of your current life struggles. Sessions will be focused on helping you find solutions so you can start feeling better as soon as possible.

Jennifer Cross is a Licensed Professional Counselor for the State of Illinois. Her education includes a bachelor’s degree in Community Health Education from Northern Illinois University and a master’s degree in Community Counseling from National Louis University.

Ms. Cross has extensive training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Positive Psychology, Solutions Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Family Systems, Psychoanalytic Theory, Jungian Therapy, Strength Based Therapy, and Person-Centered Therapy.

Utilizing an integrated approach and finding a therapeutic method that is going to work for you and your specific needs will be an important part of your experience.

Jennifer has extensive experience working with people suffering with anxiety, depression, mood disorders, bipolar disorder, career stress, life transitions, relationship issues, low self-esteem, lack of motivation, Family conflict, divorce, school issues, insomnia, Trauma and PTSD.

She also has unique experience working with clients experiencing issues with food addiction. Clients will find themselves creating their own unique path to permanent health and wellness as they uncover hidden roadblocks that prevent true and lasting health, overall wellness, and ultimately life satisfaction.

Helping you uncover your true authentic self is Jennifer’s top priority! By creating a safe, comfortable, and encouraging environment Jennifer’s client feel motivated to create change by looking within and collaborating to discover solutions to reach goals. By working with Jennifer, you can find meaning, happiness, and purpose in life again.

Areas of Treatment

  • ACT
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Art Therapy
  • Bereavement
  • Bipolar
  • Body Positive/HAES
  • Bullying
  • Career Counseling
  • CBT
  • Chronic Pain/Illness
  • Coping with Pandemic / COVID
  • Crisis / Trauma
  • DBT
  • Depression / Sadness
  • Diet/Nutrition
  • Divorce/Family Conflict
  • Domestic Abuse/Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Exposure Response Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • Grief/Loss/End of Life
  • Hoarding
  • Infidelity
  • Life Transitions
  • Marriage/Couples Counseling
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Parenting
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Postpartum Challenges
  • PTSD/Trauma
  • Relationship Issues
  • Schizophrenic Disorders
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Injury/Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sleep Disorders/Issues
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Stress/Worry
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Weight Management
  • Women's Issues/Infertility
  • Insurance

    • Aetna PPO / HMO
    • BCBS PPO
    • Beacon Health Options
    • Benefit Plan Admin - VA
    • Cigna
    • ComPsych
    • ComPsych EAP
    • Health Alliance
    • HealthLink
    • HFN
    • Humana
    • MHN-Healthnet
    • MHNET (Aetna)
    • Multiplan-PHCS
    • New Avenues EAP
    • UBH EAP
    • United Healthcare / UBH