Alisa Cates

  • Illinois
  • Information updated 4 weeks ago

About Alisa Cates's service

Alisa Cates is a licensed therapist based in the State of Illinois, with over 8 years of experience in the field. She understands that everyone faces unique challenges and believes in providing a safe and judgement-free space for her clients to share their struggles. With a background in community mental health agencies, hospitals, and private practice, Alisa has worked with individuals dealing with a wide range of issues including depression, anxiety, grief, relationship problems, and career planning. She believes in the power of building a strong rapport with her clients to facilitate growth and change. Alisa practices from a person-centered approach and utilizes various treatment modalities such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Dialectical-Behavior Therapy to tailor her approach to each client’s needs. If you’re seeking support and guidance in navigating life’s challenges, Alisa looks forward to meeting you and discussing what’s on your mind.

Areas of Focus and Specialization

  • ADHD
  • Anger management
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Career difficulties
  • Compassion fatigue
  • Coping with life changes
  • Depression
  • Family conflicts
  • Grief
  • Parenting issues
  • Relationship issues
  • Self esteem
  • Stress

Additional areas

  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Caregiver Issues and Stress
  • Chronic Pain Illness and Disability
  • Communication Problems
  • Forgiveness
  • Impulsivity
  • Jealousy
  • Life Purpose
  • Midlife Crisis
  • Money and Financial Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Pregnancy and Childbirth
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Women's Issues

Therapeutic approaches

  • Client-Centered Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Therapy

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Years in practice

11 years

NPI number


License Details

IL LCPC 180.012524


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