Patrick Ames
Level 3 Trained

Patrick Ames

LCSW, CSAT

858 Technology Way Libertyvile, IL  60048 United States
128 Newberry Avenue Libertyville, IL  60048 United States
(224) 639-2607(224) 639-2607
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Languages

English

Availability

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursdays: 12- 7:00 pm

Insurance Accepted

Yes

BC/BS IL. PPO

Payment Policies
Credit cards accepted
Qualifications
  • Degree: Masters
  • Field: Social Work
  • Year graduated: 1991
  • Practice since: 2008
  • License states: Illinois
About

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT), former trauma chaplain, and first responder trained to work with individuals, partners, couples and families who struggle in a variety of situations. I specialize in infidelity and addictions—most notably sex, porn, and love addiction and general couples work.

Clients include business leaders from C-suite executive to third-shift union manufacturing employee, actor, entrepreneur, firefighter, musician, nurse, church leaders from various faith traditions, physician, pilot, police officer, scientist, stay-at-home parent, and 911 dispatcher. All are welcome!

I also run ongoing therapeutic groups for men experiencing intimacy disorders: masturbation/porn, love/sex. co-occurring addictions, complex trauma and infidelity.

I also use Brainspotting as a neurobiological tool to support the clinical healing relationship.

I have completed Level 3 Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy and use Gottman Method Couples Therapy in my work.

Special populations

Infidelity and addictions – most notably sex, porn, and love addiction. Clergy, first-responders.

Services
  • Individual
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Marathon Couples Therapy
Specialties
  • Affairs
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Parenting
  • Physical Abuse
  • Pre Marital
  • PTSD
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Substance Abuse
Specialized Ages
  • Adults
  • Elders