Last edited 10/08/2023
Amy Braun LCPC
She / Her / Hers
General Office Hours
In Central Time
|Monday||from 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM|
|Tuesday||from 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM|
|Wednesday||from 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM|
|Thursday||from 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM|
|Friday||from 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM|
Drawing from over 15 years of experience supporting mothers, my true expertise comes from having walked in your shoes. As a mother of four, I've personally grappled with overwhelming anxiety during pregnancy and battled through the depths of postpartum depression. I've also navigated the intricate journey of adoption, complete with its own rollercoaster of emotions. Much like you, I yearned for a brighter experience, not just for my own sake but for the well-being of my family too. I sought a space where I could openly discuss my fears without judgment. My passion lies in creating that safe haven for you. It's perfectly okay to acknowledge that you're not feeling your best right now and could use some extra support. As a certified maternal mental health therapist, I possess the expertise required to guide you in reshaping your perspective, developing effective coping strategies, and empowering you to embrace your role as the remarkable mother you already are. My approach is firmly grounded in neuropsychology and proven strategies that can help rewire your thought patterns. Together, we can embark on a journey to build a more peaceful and joy-filled motherhood experience—one that nurtures your emotional well-being while fortifying your connection with your family. Remember, you don't have to walk this path alone or suffer in silence; I'm here to stand with you every step of the way.
Therapy with me is like hitting the 'factory reset' button for your mind, a process where we collaboratively rewire negative and anxious thought patterns. Together, we'll embark on a journey to explore the anxious voice within your thoughts, unraveling her true intentions (hint: they're not as malicious as they may seem). Think of it as solving a mystery, delving deep into the core of your struggles. Once we uncover the root causes, I'll equip you with proven strategies to transform your mindset. You'll acquire practical tools, coping mechanisms, and mindfulness techniques that soothe your nervous system, offering much-needed relief from irritability, anxiety, overwhelm, and exhaustion. We'll silence those anxious thoughts that plague your nights once and for all. My ultimate goal is for you to emerge from therapy feeling self-assured, tranquil, and in command of your emotions. You'll leave with the ability to confront new challenges with confidence, knowing you possess the tools to navigate whatever life throws your way.
In our initial session, we begin by getting to know eacho ther and discussing your counseling objectives. Together, we lay the groundwork to chart your path toward your desired destination. I take a relaxed and informal approach to ensure you feel at ease, minimizing the feeling of being inundated with questions and striving to create a comfortable environment. Feeling nervous is completely normal; often, the anticipation leading up to the first session is more anxiety-inducing than the session itself. My personal aim is for you to leave our first meeting feeling empowered, valued, acknowledged, and optimistic about your journey toward making positive and healthy changes in your life.
Other IdentitiesLiving with Anxiety, Millennial
Pregnancy, perinatal, & postpartum issues
Transition to new parenthood
Adoption & foster care
Body image issues
Young Adults (18-24)
Strength Based Therapy
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Perinatal Mental Health Certification (PMH-C) from Postpartum Support International
Certified Dialectical Behavior Therapy (C-DBT) Provider
Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional (CCATP)
- Illinois, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, 180.007764
Ball State University, Master of Arts, Community Counseling, 2008
Christian Counseling internship/specialty
With over 15 years of experience, I've provided unwavering support to determined and driven moms like you. It's truly courageous that you're seeking help for your well-being for the sake of your family. My expertise spans a wide range of motherhood experiences, including working with teenage mothers, adoptive parents, biological moms, foster caregivers, and every other facet of motherhood. I hold a deep passion for maternal mental health, and my commitment to continuously acquiring new and effective methods to help mothers remains steadfast.
It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Amy Braun , LCPC, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.
Is Amy Braun accepting new clients?
Yes, Amy Braun is accepting new clients for online therapy in Illinois.
Does Amy Braun accept insurance?
No, Amy Braun does not accept insurance.
What types of therapy does Amy Braun offer?
Amy Braun offers therapy for individuals.
Does Amy Braun offer in-person appointments?
No, but people in Illinois can book Amy Braun for virtual appointments (teletherapy).
Does Amy Braun offer online therapy?
Yes, Amy Braun offers online therapy via video sessions and phone sessions to people in Illinois.
How quickly can I see Amy Braun ?
Amy Braun 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 Amy Braun speak?
Amy Braun conducts therapy sessions in English.
Can I book an appointment with Amy Braun online?
Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Amy Braun online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.