Pamela Zika, LPC

Provider Type: Therapist

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

About Pamela Zika, LPC

Pamela Zika is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Governors State University. She received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Sociology from Illinois State University.

Pamela believes that a good therapeutic relationship is paramount in making positive life changes. Her empathetic, non-judgmental, and welcoming personality creates a safe and comfortable environment for all clients during counseling sessions. Pamela helps people clarify, envision, and obtain their life aspirations and goals. Her empathic and down to earth nature allows her to understand the many challenges clients endure. She has an innate ability to recognize the inner strengths of her clients and empowers them to utilize these strengths in pursuit of their dreams. Working collaboratively, side by side, Pamela will help you cope with the many obstacles life presents and implement steps and strategies to ensure you reach your goals.

Pamela utilizes Reality Therapy, Person Centered, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in her approach with clients. Pamela has extensive experience counseling children, adolescents, adults, seniors, families, couples, and groups in both clinical and outpatient settings. In her clinical work, Pamela is well versed in both traditional therapeutic techniques as well as creative modalities such as play therapy, music, role play, and guided imagery.

Communities Served:
BIPOC
Bisexual
Biracial / Multiracial
Body Positivity
Gay
HIV / AIDS
Intersex
Lesbian
Non-Binary
Queer
Racial Justice
Sex Worker
Sex-Positive, Kink
Third Culture Kids
Transgender
Veterans
Deaf / Hearing Impaired
First Responders
Blind / Visually Impaired

Areas of Treatment

  • Addictions
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Issues / ADHD
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Bereavement
  • Bipolar
  • Bullying
  • Career Counseling
  • CBT
  • Chronic Pain/Illness
  • Coping with Pandemic / COVID
  • Crisis / Trauma
  • Depression / Sadness
  • Diet/Nutrition
  • Divorce/Family Conflict
  • Domestic Abuse/Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Exposure Response Counseling
  • Grief/Loss/End of Life
  • Hoarding
  • Infidelity
  • Life Transitions
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Parenting
  • Phobias
  • Postpartum Challenges
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal
  • PTSD/Trauma
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Injury/Harm
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Stress/Worry
  • Weight Management
  • Women's Issues/Infertility
  • Locations

    Insurance

    • Aetna PPO / HMO
    • BCBS Blue CHOICE PPO
    • BCBS PPO
    • Beacon Health Options
    • Benefit Plan Admin - VA
    • Cigna
    • CIGNA EAP
    • 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