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Ms. Joan French, MA, NCC, LCPC  

Ms. Joan French is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with a Certificate from Northwestern University in Evanston to provide Art Therapy. Additionally she is an Illinois National Certified Counselor. Ms. French is a seasoned & experienced therapist who provides therapeutic counseling treatment to Adults and Children from ages 3 and up. She treats Individuals, Couples, Families, and Groups. Ms. French’s specialties are providing Art Therapy for successful treatment and resolution of presenting issues. One of the areas of Ms. French’s expertise and experience is in treatment with female adolescents who are experiencing anxiety and/or depression.


Ms. Joan French practices an integrative systemic/ experiential approach. She believes in the individual’s innate healing potential, and encourages authentic expression. Ms. French’s intention is to provide a comfortable, safe, and creative counseling space for her clients to feel free to express issues in a non-judgmental milieu. She encourages her clients to explore the difficulties in their lives which may be suppressing enhanced understanding and joyful experiences. Her approach leads to solutions to presenting problems and an enhanced quality of life.