Becky Cortesi-Caruso, LSW
Becky is a Licensed Social Worker with over 20 years experience working as a school social worker. In addition, she served as a State of Illinois approved Director of Special Education. This experience has provided her with a depth of experience working with children, adolescents, and adults. She can easily see the big picture in terms of family dynamics and understands dealing with the stresses of life from all perspectives. Becky states “I believe in the importance of honesty and transparency while working with clients. I believe in starting where they are and honoring their self-determination.”
Becky works with an array of therapeutic approaches such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, Psychodynamic and Solution-Focused therapies. One of her passions is working with high-performance athletes. As a former collegiate athlete herself, Becky describes “knowing all too well the pressure that is placed on us to perform.” She is passionate about working with athletes of all ages who might be suffering from anxiety and depression related to the pressure of performing at these high levels.
Becky believes that “therapy is a journey that helps clients explore life on their terms.” She looks forward to working with you on your journey. Give us a call today to schedule and get started!