Last edited 02/14/2024

Amanda Potter LCSW

VerifiedOffers Online Therapy
Acepting new clientsAccepts Insurance
Headshot of Amanda Potter Licensed Clinical Social Worker

General Office Hours

In Eastern Time

Mondayfrom 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Tuesdayfrom 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Wednesdayfrom 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Thursdayfrom 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Fridayfrom 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Saturdayfrom 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Sundayfrom 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM

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What does a first session with you look like?

After the session ends our work continues. Continuing to find ways to express thoughts and feelings and a self-care routine are two ways we continue after session.

What is your style/approach to therapy?

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) involves structured one-on-one sessions with a mental health counselor. The goal of CBT is to reshape negative thinking to enable participants to effectively meet life’s challenges. Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)focuses on skill development in four key areas. 1. Mindfulness – Accepting and being present in the moment. 2. Distress Tolerance – Coping with negative emotions rather than seeking to escape them. 3. Emotion Regulation – Learning to manage and change intense, problematic emotions. 4. Interpersonal Effectiveness – Becoming more assertive and prioritizing self-respect Motivational Interviewing alter the behaviors that negatively impact their health. It is ideal for those who are unmotivated or unprepared for change, or those who are hostile

Specialties

ADHD

Bipolar disorder

Eating disorders

Personality disorders

General Expertise

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

In-Network Insurance

Aetna

Cigna

UnitedHealthCare (UHC)

Cigna EAP

Clientele

Young Adults (18-24)

Adults (25-65)

Seniors (65+)

Licensure

  • Illinois, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, 149.02392

Education

University of New England (ME)

Online Therapy

Frequently Asked Questions About Amanda Potter, LCSW

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Amanda Potter, LCSW, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is Amanda Potter accepting new clients?

Yes, Amanda Potter is accepting new clients for online therapy in Illinois.

Does Amanda Potter accept insurance?

Yes, Amanda Potter accepts insurance, including Aetna, Cigna, Cigna EAP and UnitedHealthCare (UHC).

Does Amanda Potter offer in-person appointments?

No, but people in Illinois can book Amanda Potter for virtual appointments (teletherapy).

Does Amanda Potter offer online therapy?

Yes, Amanda Potter offers online therapy via video sessions and phone sessions to people in Illinois.

How quickly can I see Amanda Potter?

Amanda Potter typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current general office hours and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does Amanda Potter speak?

Amanda Potter conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Amanda Potter online?

Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Amanda Potter online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.