Last edited 12/11/2023

Veris Hawkins-Smith LPC

VerifiedOffers Online TherapyIn-person Meetings
Acepting new clientsAccepts Insurance
Headshot of Veris Hawkins-Smith Licensed Professional Counselor

General Office Hours

In Eastern Time

Mondayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Tuesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Wednesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Thursdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Fridayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM

What was your path to becoming a therapist? What inspired you to choose this profession?

Veris Hawkins-Smith is a Psychotherapist who has been practicing since 2019. She graduated from Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL with a MSEd in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Veris believes in a Behavioral Approach that includes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectic Behavioral Therapy and Mindfulness Therapy. Veris believes life is a journey full of obstacles that impact one's well-being, however any challenge can be overcome with the correct tools. She treats each client relationship as unique and constantly evolving. Veris supports adolescents and adults struggling with anxiety, depression, substance abuse and more. She is an expert at helping clients identify and understand unhealthy behaviors and create a plan for change. In her spare time, Veris enjoys cooking, baking, gardening, music, and journaling.




Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)


General Expertise



Child mental health

Eating disorders

Fertility Issues


Women's issues

Alcohol addiction & abuse

In-Network Insurance



Duly Health and Care DuPage


Adults (25-65)

Seniors (65+)

Children (5-12)

Adolescents (13-17)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Internal Family Systems Therapy

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy


  • Illinois, Licensed Professional Counselor, 178.01721


Northern Illinois University

Online Therapy

Office at 28 N 1st St, Geneva, IL

Frequently Asked Questions About Veris Hawkins-Smith, LPC

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Veris Hawkins-Smith, LPC, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is Veris Hawkins-Smith accepting new clients?

Yes, Veris Hawkins-Smith is accepting new clients for online therapy in Illinois and in-person appointments at 28 N 1st St, Suite 201, Geneva, IL, 60134.

Does Veris Hawkins-Smith accept insurance?

Yes, Veris Hawkins-Smith accepts insurance, including Aetna, ComPsych and Duly Health and Care DuPage.

Does Veris Hawkins-Smith offer in-person appointments?

Yes, Veris Hawkins-Smith offers in-person appointments at 28 N 1st St, Suite 201, Geneva, IL, 60134.

Does Veris Hawkins-Smith offer online therapy?

Yes, Veris Hawkins-Smith offers online therapy via video sessions to people in Illinois.

How quickly can I see Veris Hawkins-Smith?

Veris Hawkins-Smith 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 Veris Hawkins-Smith speak?

Veris Hawkins-Smith conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Veris Hawkins-Smith online?

Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Veris Hawkins-Smith online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.