Jonah Waseberg, PhD.
Licensed Professional Counselor
Accepting: BCBS, Aetna, United, and Self-Pay
Dr. Jonah Waseberg is a psychotherapist, and adjunct professor of counseling psychology. His therapeutic approach is integrative with an emphasis on existential, client-centered, psychodynamic perspectives, dialectical behavior, and cognitive strategies to facilitate personal growth and relieve distress. Recognizing that the quality of the therapeutic relationship is a key factor in effective therapy.
His focus is on a person’s own strengths to reveal his/her inner resilience and coping skills, using strategies based in acceptance and mindfulness that can lead to meaningful change. He works with individuals, couples, families, adults, and adolescents, of all cultures, faiths, and nationalities.
His clinical interests and experience include adjustment issues, depression, anxiety disorders, attachment, family dynamics, trauma, relationship issues, abandonment, identity development, PTSD, loss and grief, phobias, domestic violence, religion/spirituality concerns, social justice issues, and immigrants concerns.
In his free time he enjoys reading, underwater diving, running, and piano playing.
Dr. Waseberg majored in Psychology, received his Ph.D. from the Chicago Theological Seminary. Post-Graduate Psychoanalytic Fellowship from the Chicago Institute of Psychoanalysis. And a degree in doctor of ministry (or D.Min) from the McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago. Currently, in addition to seeing clients at Symmetry, he teaches as an adjunct professor of Counseling Psychology at Trinity Christian College in Illinois.