Terri Hager (she, her, hers)

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I use Internal Family Systems Therapy (IFS) and tapping (EFT), the kindest, most non-judgmental, affirming and effective methods I know.

Clinical Social Worker in Oak Park, IL

About My Clients

I specialize in anxiety, grief, LGBTQ, and medical issues, including mind-body connection. I align with all religions, races, sexual and gender identities, and cultures. I see everyone's true self as fundamentally healthy and unharmed, although it doesn't usually feel that way because of past pain. I always work to help people see their own inner goodness and health. We face a lot of pain in our lives, but we can find healing and peace.

My Background and Approach

Since I am a human being, I also have gone through plenty of hurt and pain. It's part of the human condition. However, I have also found a great deal of healing, which is my joy to foster in others. I am always drawn to therapies that affirm human goodness and health. I have a master's degree in social work and am a licensed clinical social worker, which enables me to have a psychotherapy practice. At the moment, I do all sessions online through a very secure platform. I accept several major insurances, and I can lower my fee somewhat if you don't have insurance.

My Personal Beliefs and Interests

I am a spiritual person, however, I never make it a requirement that a client should have any spiritual beliefs. I respect all religions and also those with no religion at all. Since I have gone through much grief in my life, I find it a privilege to sit with someone in grief. Since I have many friends, clients, former clients, and relatives in the LGBTQ community, I align with it strongly. I have faced major anxieties in my life and therefore love to help others with that misery. I have dealt with scary medical diagnoses with a combination of conventional and alternative methods, as well as recognizing our mind/body connection, and I never judge anyone's choice of healing methods. I align with Black Lives Matters, and the LBGTQ community. I also support the Asian community, Hispanic community, and Native American community. I am a mother and grandmother with a great deal of life experience. I enjoy the arts, gardening, and being with friends.

Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Cigna
  • Medicare
  • Optum
  • Blue Choice
  • Evernorth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
I have experience with the following
  • Buddhism
  • Christianity
  • Interfaith

At A Glance

  • Experience: 30 years of practice
  • Languages: English
  • Rate: $100 - 150/session


7080-613-5211 Email Terri
151 N Kenilworth Ave
Apt 5H
Oak Park, IL 60301

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