S & J WELLNESS LLC 

Se Hablamos Espanol.


We provide individual, couples, and family therapy. We specialize in addiction, couples and family, cultural and racial injustice issues, depression, anxiety, grief, loss, and trauma. 


We are conveniently located in the Cornerstone@Cantera business park in Warrenville, IL. 



We offer free 10 minute phone consultations. Our office will verify your insurance and submit claims on your behalf.


 
 

HELP CENTER

Comprehensive Answers

 

DO YOU OFFER SLIDING SCALE RATES?

Yes, we offer sliding scale session fees. 

HOW LONG DOES EACH THERAPY SESSION LAST?

Typically, sessions are about 55 minutes.  

WHAT LANGUAGES DO YOU OFFER SERVICES IN?

Se Hablamos Espanol
We offer therapy in Spanish or English. 

INSURANCE OPTIONS

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We accept BCBS PPO, Out of Network Benefits, and have flexible sliding scale options. Our office will verify your benefits so that you know what insurance is covering. 

We accept FSA, HSA, and all major credit cards

 
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ABOUT US

Hello, I’m Jennifer. Im glad you’re here. Life may feel overwhelming right now but you’re in the right place. 


I’m a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) and a Certified Alcohol and Addiction Counselor (CADC). I’ve been working in the field of counseling since 2008. 


I also have an array of personal experience that has helped me hone my therapeutic approach. I see my clients from a psychodynamic lens. This means that I work with clients with an understanding that our early experiences and relationships have a profound impact on our current well-being. 
Professionally, I’ve worked in a variety of settings from hospitals and hospices to non-profits and private practice. I believe that the therapy relationship is an intimate, and important one. The therapy environment, whether it be in office or through tele-health, should be safe, warm, and judgement free. 


My scope of practice is:

Adult individual therapy

Couples therapy

Culturally Competent therapy

Addiction

Mood disorders

Trauma- specifically: chronic illness, chronic pain, end of life, grief, adoption and family complexities, healing after conversion therapy, family therapy for addiction, compassion fatigue, and surviving abuse. 





 

ABOUT US

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Welcome! I am Sophia, and I am so glad you are taking the first steps towards a brighter and more fulfilling future. I am a Masters level therapist, awaiting my LPC licensure. I am a National Certified Counselor (NCC), and I have special training in trauma-focused CBT for children ages 8 and up. I have post-grad training and certification in Marriage and Family Therapy. 


I have been in the field for seven years, and have experience working with crisis units, in community mental health settings, in substance abuse settings, and in a school setting. I practice from a Humanistic approach. This means that I believe healing comes from within and all clients are aware of what skills they need to overcome their current situation. My goal is to also assist you in accessing your feelings, understanding them, and finding more fulfillment in life. 

I specialize in working with those suffering from depression, anxiety, grief/loss, trauma, PTSD, sexual assault/abuse, and those struggling with concerns related to the current COVID-19 pandemic, and political climate. I have experience working with LGBTQ population, BIPOC population, and those reintegrating after serving time in prison/jail. 

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Puede resultar dificil encontrar un terapeuta que hable el mismo idioma que usted, y que puede proprocionar una terapia culturalmente competente. Como una Latina con experiencias personales, entiende como la cultura nos puede hacer sentir débil por buscar ayuda.

Creo que cada cliente tiene la posibilidad de aprender, crecer y superar cualquier trauma o inquietud que le haya llevado a buscar servicios. 


Trabajo desde un enfoque colaborativo y utilizo intervenciones que son culturalmente relevantes. Estoy muy contenta de que haya llegado hasta aquí, y eso ya demuestra la valentía que ya posees para comenzar un viaje como este.  


Si está luchando contra la depresión, la ansiedad, el dolor o la pérdida, un trauma o si le gustaría recibir asesoramiento familiar o de pareja, no dude en solicitar una consulta. Trabajo con niños, adolescentes y adultos.


 

"There are many ways of getting strong, talking is one of them."

Andre Agassi

 

SPECIALTIES

Child & Adolescent (ages 8 and up)
Couples and family
LGBTQIA 
Racial trauma
Religious trauma
Physical and sexual abuse
Depression and Anxiety
Addiction
End of life and caretaker therapy
Grief and loss
Telehealth
Stress
Supervision and Consultation

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CONTACT US

4320 Winfield Rd. Suite #200 Cornerstone @ Cantera Warrenville, IL 60555

O: 815-782-2172

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