Last updated: 4/30/2020

Judith C. Wherley, LCSW (630) 915-5993
Last Updated: 4/30/2020
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Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Private Practice

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken:
English

Specialties
Focusing on:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Aging Anger Management Anxiety/Panic Disorders Attachment Disorders Bipolar Disorders Career/Employment Concerns Couple or Marital Issues Dementia Depression Domestic Violence Dual Diagnosis Eating Disorders Education/Personal Development Family Issues Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Memory Problems Men's Issues Multicultural Issues Neurological Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Pain Management Parenting Issues Personality Disorders Phobias Physical Illness/Impairment Postpartum Depression Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Self Abuse Sexual Abuse/Rape Stress Suicidal Thoughts Trauma/PTSD Traumatic Brain Injury Women's Issues
Also serving:
Asperger's Syndrome Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Autism Spectrum Behavioral Problems Body Dysmorphic Disorder Child Abuse and Neglect Developmental Disability Dissociative Disorders Elder Abuse Gender Identity Learning Disabilities Medication Management Pregnancy/Childbirth Sensory Processing Disorder Sexual Disorders Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Sleep Disorders Spiritual/Religious Concerns Tourette's Disorder
Office and Contact Information
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Judith Wherley Counseling
West Dundee, IL 60118  

(630) 915-5993

Contact: Judith Wherley LCSW

Office Hours:
Mon9:00am – 7:00pm
Tue9:00am – 8:00pm
Wed9:00am – 8:00pm
Thu9:00am – 8:00pm
Fri9:00am – 6:00pm
Sat10:00am – 4:00pm
SunClosed
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: 2 days

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 1 Hour
Weekends: 3 Hours

Accessibility:
Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Evening Office Hours
Online Therapy (email, live chat, video)
Secure HIPAA-compliant Video (Doxy.me, etc.)
Telephone Counseling
Weekend Office Hours

Qualifications
Degrees:
MSW

Years of Experience: 20

Licensing:
IL - LCSW [149.001830]

Credentials and Certifications:
Employee Assistance Specialist - Clinician (EAS-C)
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $155
Couples: $155
Group: N/A
Family: $155

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: Yes

Medicare: Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation
Community Education
Information & Referral

Insurance:
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (Anthem Health Plans) Magellan Behavioral Health
Beacon Health Managed Health Network
Beacon Health Options Military OneSource
Blue Cross Blue Shield (PPO) MultiPlan/PHCS
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) Optum Behavioral Health
CIGNA HealthCare United Behavioral Health (UBH)
CIGNA HealthCare (PPO) United Healthcare
ComPsych United Healthcare
GEHA Health Plan for Federal Employees United HealthCare (Medicare PPO)
Harmony Health Plan United HealthCare (Options PPO)

Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Adults (26-59) Children (6-12) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)
Preschool (Under 6)
Specific populations:
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Caregivers Children of Divorce Chronic Illness College Students Diabetes Disabled Military/Veterans Obese or Overweight Suicidal
Adopted AIDS/HIV+ Alzheimer's Biracial Brain/Head Injured Cancer Patients First Responders (Police, Fire, EMT) Gifted Grandparents Interracial Families/Couples Learning Disability Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS) Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Offenders/Perpetrators Parkinson's Sensory Impaired (hearing, vision, etc) Step Families Transgender Twins Unemployed
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Behavioral Cognitive/Behavioral Crisis Intervention Imago Relationship Therapy Information and Referral Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Long-Term Meditation/Relaxation Mindfulness Based Approaches Psychodynamic Relational Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Systemic
Other theoretical approaches:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Coaching Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Dream Work or Analysis EMDR Geriatric Consultation Internal Family Systems (IFS) Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.) Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) Parent Guidance Play Therapy Psycho-Educational Social Support Spiritual Counseling Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Individual Online Therapy
Other methods:
Group
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Christian
Buddhist Hindu Jewish LDS/Mormon Muslim Pagan
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Hispanic Irish Italian
Asian Indian
Professional Associations
Employee Assistance Professionals Association (EAPA) National Association of Social Workers (NASW)