Mental Health For You E Illinois E Laura A. Clay

Laura A. Clay

City: Lisle, IL
State: Illinois
License Name: Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC)



Office Address:

Forward Emotion, LLC

Forward Emotion, LLC

There are so many reasons that someone will seek help. Usually those reasons are causing some sort of pain; pain that may be occasional and mild to constant and severe. Sometimes they need someone to guide them through dark times like the loss of a loved one or a break up. Whatever the reason or intensity, people are looking for relief from their pain.... Read More

1440 Maple Avenue 2B

Lisle, Illinois 60532

Therapy Specialties: 

Domestic Violence
Gender Identity
LGBT Issues
Relationship Issues
Women's Issues
Coping Skills
Family Conflict
Sexual Abuse
Trauma and PTSD


Payments Accepted:
American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Visa


Personal Statement

I am a caring and empathetic person who is interested in helping others. My own life journey has taught me many lessons and provided me wisdom and experience. I have been through trials and tribulations in my own life and personally value the power of counseling, including EMDR and art therapy. I look forward to helping others on their life journey. When I am not working, I enjoy spending time with my family, creating art of my own, and learning new things.

My therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. I use many techniques, including EMDR, that offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, I work with my clients to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) and Registered Art Therapist (ATR).

I am also trained in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) and Clinical Hypnosis. I specialize in treating anxiety, depression, trauma and women’s issues. I graduated from Adler School of Professional Psychology, earning my Master’s Degree in Clinical Counseling Art Therapy. I earned my Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Benedictine University. Previously, I worked for Adventist Glen Oaks Hospital as the art therapist for their four unit behavioral health department. Working at Glen Oaks, provided me with a wide range of experience.

Client Focus (Age)

Elders (65+)

Treatment Orientation

Art Therapy
Collaborative Problem Solving
Expressive Arts
Mindfulness Based Approaches
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
Integration of different therapy models

Services Fee

Initial Consultation $0

Therapy Session $120-$180

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