Lina Barosso - LCPC
Lina Barosso is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC). She has earned her Master's degree in clinical psychology at Roosevelt University.
Her professional experiences includes inpatient and outpatient care. She began her work as a counselor at the John Costigan Residential Center at Streamwood Behavioral Hospital. In pursue of extensive experience she joined Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital (ABBHH) where she worked with the inpatient and intensive outpatient services. She continues to work at ABBHH group practice in a part time basis which allows her to fulfill her passion in helping others' in need. Within these setting she has provided clinical assessments and treatment to all populations and works extensively with adults who present with mild, moderate or complicated psychological and psychiatric challenges.
Lina and has trained under Dr. Patrick McGrath in Exposure Response Preventive (ERP) therapy and continues to work extensively with all anxiety related disorders. In addition, she implements Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT) among other traditional therapies and incorporates a psychodynamic approach within each modality.
Bringing with her compassion and sensitivity Lina offers a safe and comforting presence as a therapist and collaborates with her clients to help them find and build their inner strength. She works with each individual from an integrative holistic perspective to identify and address specific struggles and help realize insight to achieve positive change. She addresses a variety of issues, including depression and anxiety. Her specialty areas include; interpersonal relationships, couples, women's issues, sex addiction, grief and loss.
Lina will consult with individuals who are in need of guidance and direction in starting their treatment. If she determines their needs are out of the scope of her abilities she will use her professional network to make recommendation for appropriate course of treatment. Although she is knowledgeable with the use of psychotropic medication she will defer to prescribing professional.