Mark Myers received his Master of Social Work Degree from Loyola University. He has been practicing in the helping profession for over 20 years. He is an Illinois Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Certified Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor. Mr. Myers provides counseling to individuals, couples, children and adolescents for a variety of areas including: drug and alcohol abuse, parenting issues, marital issues, depression, anxiety, and anger issues. He presents workshops and consultations to mental health professionals and the community from the mental health and addictions fields. He has offered lectures in the following areas: substance abuse, anger management, communication skills, stress management, general wellness, and steroid abuse.
His professional approach focuses on behavior and thought. Mr. Myers uses strategies to enhance problem solving skills, communication, and coping skills. According to research findings, there is a strong relationship between our thoughts and our emotions. By understanding and becoming more aware of this relationship, individuals will be able to redirect unproductive thought and behavioral patterns. Mr. Myers also encourages tapping into our own resources using handouts, readings, and therapeutic exercises. He works in partnership with individuals to change behaviors and thoughts. This approach allows individuals to continue to grow even after therapy ends.
Mr. Myers has provided numerous presentations to schools, business professionals, and community members. He has offered lectures in the following areas: substance abuse, anger management, communication skills, stress management, general wellness, and steroid abuse. He has also consulted to school districts, hospitals, corporations and agencies in various capacities.
BA: Northeastern Illinois University
MSW: Loyola University
Certified Alcohol and other Drug Counselor
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Exercise Addiction and Steroid Abuse. January 1990 (Hazelden Publications).
National Association of Cognitive Behavioral Therapists
National Association of Social Workers
Myers Counseling Group Social Media Policy
Myers Counseling Group is on several social media sites. We offer information on mental health and related issues. This information is not meant to replace therapy but present more information on topics you could find helpful. The various social media sites are not interactive for Myers Counseling Group subscribers. I will not reply to questions submitted through these sites. If you have questions or comments we can discuss them in session.
To maintain client confidentiality and to maintain boundaries in our therapeutic relationship, I will not accept requests to friend or be friended, offer fanning or following. You are more than welcome to access my information and postings via RSS without creating a visible profile or link to my page. My social media forums are visible for anyone and do not require sign ups. I post information on my Facebook wall that does not require a following.
As my client I do not expect or require you to follow me. My feeds from twitter are posted on my website in the blog section. If you follow me on twitter that is by your own choice. It will also have no bearing on our therapeutic relationship.
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Myers Counseling Group
300 Memorial drive, Suite 200 Crystal Lake, IL 60014 (815)308-3368