Melanie Pignotti


I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and Certified First Responder Counselor in the northwest suburbs of Chicago.

Counselor in Elgin, IL

  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Contact
  • Individual
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Adolescent/Teen

About My Clients

My focus is to make a strong connection with each client to best meet their individual needs. Ultimately, my mission is to guide Additionally, I provide support and counseling to law enforcement officers and other first responders and their families treating various issue prevalent with this unique population, such as burnout, chronic stress, depression, anxiety and trauma (vicarious , cumulative, post traumatic stress). I offer a safe, confidential, non-judgmental space for healing and growth.

My Background and Approach

I have a foundation in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and I am Somatic and Attachment Focused Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (SAFE EMDR) trained. I take a holistic approach believing this is the true way to build and maintain resilience.

Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
I offer online counseling in the following states:
I have experience with the following
  • Christianity

At A Glance

  • Experience: 11 years of practice
  • Languages: English
  • Rate: $75 - 150/session


224-276-6339 Email Melanie
164 Division St
Unit 401
Elgin, IL 60120

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