Cassandra McEllen, LPC

Casey is a Licensed Professional Counselor and received her Master’s degree from National Louis University. Casey brings her experience and training working somatically (sensorimotor psychotherapy) and incorporating mindfulness during session to promote introspection and awareness for clients, while integrating behavioral approaches from Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Radically Open Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (RO-DBT) to empower clients outside of session. Casey strives to co-create a safe, supportive environment with the clients, where they can explore tough feelings, identify their wants and needs, and build skills to create the life and relationships they imagine. At Thrive, Casey works with adults and adolescents for individual therapy and facilitates groups.