Neil Simonton, LCSW (He/Him)
Focus: Individual and family therapy for adults and adolescents related to anxiety, depression, overwhelming emotions, addictions, impulsivity, life transitions, relationship issues, self-esteem, and family and parenting issues.
Neil is a Licensed Clinical Social Work therapist with over ten years of experience working with individuals experiencing depression, anxiety, trauma, and substance use disorders. His approach starts with developing a genuine and supportive therapeutic relationship using humor and warmth in a non-judgmental manner to empower change.
Neil specializes in working with adults, adolescents, and families to manage overwhelming emotions, relationship difficulties, and behaviors that prevent achieving their life goals. Using an integrated therapeutic approach that blends elements of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Mindfulness Neil helps people foster changes in perspective and behavior with greater self-compassion and coping skills.
Neil received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Western Illinois University and a Master of Social Work, concentrating in mental health, from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Neil is a member of the National Association of Social Workers and has additional training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.