Vicki Goodwin RN, LCSW
Counseling & Psychotherapy for Adults
Vicki received her Master’s degree in Social Work from Loyola University and has been working with adults for over 20 years, following her first career as a Registered Nurse at the Institute of Psychiatry at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago. Vicki helps clients articulate and set achievable goals for change using a variety of psychotherapeutic theories, dependent on the specific needs of the individual client. Using mindfulness as a grounding tool, family systems theory is integrated with insight-oriented theory and cognitive behavioral theory to help clients who feel stuck, lost, or overwhelmed.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING:
Master of Social Work, Loyola University – Chicago
Graduate of Wesley Passavant School of Nursing, Chicago.
Issues that are commonly addressed are anxiety, panic and/or agoraphobia, mood disorders, OCD, trichotillomania, relationship issues, sexual orientation, self-confidence, anger management, life stage transitions, loss and grief, the transition to marriage/parenthood, caretaker fatigue, and bipolar disorder in conjunction with the prescribing psychiatrist.