My Core Values
I provide a safe and encouraging space to be heard, to problem solve, to learn evidence-based skills with proven results so that you can heal and
create more loving, more connected, more fulfilling lives.
Since our founding in 2012, my goal has been to make a positive impact, supporting the health and wellness of thousands of clients focussing on mindfulness, mindset, stress management, emotional regulation, reconnecting with spirit and joy.
The core of my efforts is to bring my passion and knowledge to the range of activities and populations that I serve. Through all of the services, I support you in not only surviving but thriving, creating more loving, more fulfilling, and more connected relationships with yourself and those you love.
M.A., M.A., LCPC, NCC, BC-TMH, PDTC
Heart Centered, Collaborative, Master Therapist
Feeling Stuck? At a crossroads? Even the strongest among us can feel lost, unsure, ambivalent, or unhappy at times. As a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Board Certified Telemental Health Provider, with degrees in Neuropsychology and Clinical Counseling, specializing in Anxiety, twice-exceptional (2E) and Gifted, and over 24 years of experience nationally and internationally, I help adults, adolescents, parents, and families understand and mange whatever comes their way, so you not only survive, but truly thrive.
Empowering Growth and Change
Reset, Relax, Reboot and Re-fuel
COUNSELING, PSYCHOTHERAPY, COACHING AND CONSULTATIONS
TELEHEALTH COUNSELING FOR ADULTS AND PARENTS
Telemental Health Provider
HIPAA compliant online portal, video conference and communication by Board Certified Telemental Health Providers.
Consultations and Brief Family Counseling for Parents of Gifted and 2E
Evidence-based and evidence-backed programs
Board Certified in Positive Discipline with Training in Parent Management Techniques
COMMON QUESTIONS AND FAQS
HOW MUCH DO SESSIONS COST?
Counseling Sessions start at $375 and ranges from $200 to $250 per hour/Coaching Packages/
Online Educational Programs range from $27 to $597
DO YOU TAKE INSURANCE?
I am a provider for BCBS PPO, Optum/United Healthcare PPO and out of network for all other insurance carriers. Insurance does not cover online educational programs nor coaching.
DO YOU PROVIDE TELEMENTAL HEALTH?
I am Board Certified Telemental Health Providers and offer Telemental Health to all Illinois residents using a HIPAA compliant video conferencing system easily accessible through a phone/tablet app and desktop/laptop.
Do you provide Consultations and Coaching?
Yes, I provide coaching for mindfulness, mindset, stress management, and managing relationship skills. What my client's call "life skills" as well as learning specific strategies for the magnificent mindful morning routines and other healthy routines to support you in living your fullest potential.
WHAT PRECAUTIONS ARE YOU TAKING DURING COVID-19?
Behavioral health providers must follow the same health precautions as other healthcare providers. As a board certified Telemental Health provider I offer Telemental Health using a HIPAA compliant video conferencing system easily accessible through a phone/tablet app and desktop/laptop. For in-office visits we provide: health screenings, recommended use of face coverings (optional for vaccinated clients with proof of vaccination card), social distancing, hand sanitizers, staggered appointments, and enhanced cleaning.
"You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them."
"We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty."
A FEW COMMENTS FROM OUR CLIENTS
I learned more in 1 session than in 7 months of play therapy
The strategies and information on Anxiety. This was so helpful, I can't tell you how grateful I am.
Your calming and empowering techniques are having a transformative effect on me already! Thank you so much for sharing this life changing information!
Online Learning Offers
Recognizing the enormity of the challenges our society faces, Gruener Counseling and Consulting is dedicated to making a lasting impact raising the health and wellbeing of adults and teens during COVID-19. Learn more about our programs and how they can help you reduce anxiety and stress.
Online Coaching Programs
We parent as our parents did or in reaction to, and before COVID-19 it may have been enough. With the kids at home, we all need more strategies and support. While our efforts are driven by our organization’s singular focus, we spread a wide net by offering progressive parenting strategies based on research and neuroscience. Learn more about our recommended programs below.
CONTACT GRUENER COUNSELING AND CONSULTING
1010 Jorie Blvd #112, Oak Brook, IL 60523, USA