Mary Jo Thorson, LPC

Provider Type: Therapist

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

About Mary Jo Thorson, LPC

Mary Jo Thorson, LPC, believes that counseling is a partnership. She will empower, encourage, and support you in a safe and non-judgmental environment.

Mary Jo serves clients of all ages struggling with depression, anxiety, couples/marriage issues, parenting, and:

Divorce Support: Divorce is a difficult event in anyone’s life. Mary Jo makes sure all voices in the family are given the chance to express their feelings in a controlled environment.

Coping with Grief: Losing a loved one is never easy, and people grieve in different ways. Mary Jo offers her expertise to help you get through the worst time in your life.

Women’s Issues: From parenting to infertility, there are a lot of issues that are specific for women. Mary Jo offers sessions to find a happy position in your life to positively impact your future.

In therapy, Mary Jo uses an eclectic approach to therapy including techniques such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), talk therapy, and holistic therapy. Her main goal is to improve the quality of your life and your relationships with others.

Mary Jo earned a graduate degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Concordia University Chicago. She has worked in corporate positions for over a decade and understands time management and the support single mothers need. In her free time, she enjoys being with family and friends, working out, walking her two dogs, reading, kayaking, and meditating.

Communities Served:
Biracial / Multiracial
Body Positivity

Areas of Treatment

  • Addictions
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Issues / ADHD
  • Bipolar
  • CBT
  • Christian Counseling
  • Coping with Pandemic / COVID
  • DBT
  • Depression / Sadness
  • Divorce/Family Conflict
  • Domestic Abuse/Violence
  • Family Therapy
  • Grief/Loss/End of Life
  • Hoarding
  • LGBTQI+ Issues
  • Life Transitions
  • Marriage/Couples Counseling
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Parenting
  • Phobias
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Injury/Harm
  • Sports Performance
  • Stress/Worry
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Women's Issues/Infertility
  • Locations


    • Aetna PPO / HMO
    • BCBS PPO
    • Beacon Health Options
    • Benefit Plan Admin - VA
    • Cigna
    • ComPsych
    • ComPsych EAP
    • Health Alliance
    • HealthLink
    • Humana
    • Humana EAP
    • MHNET (Aetna)
    • Multiplan-PHCS
    • Optum
    • Optum - UHC EAP
    • UBH EAP
    • United EAP
    • United Healthcare / UBH
    • ValueOptions