is a private practice corporation directed by Ms. Deborah K. Mestas, M.A., L.C.P.C. Ms. Mestas has a passion for assisting individuals, children, adolescents and couples with the emotional challenges of life.
Ms. Mestas' areas of specialty are working with people struggling to understand the signs and symptoms of:
Ms. Mestas currently works with individuals struggling with obesity. Those considering gastric bi-pass surgery and others that have had gastric bi-pass surgery. Ms. Mestas embraces a holistic approach to psychotherapy and utilizes the initial interview to assess how to provide comprehensive consultation, psychological services and care for the individual. At that time the clinician and the client will identify therapeutic goals that the individual wants to attain during their sessions.
Integrative Emotional Enrichment Services, P.C., IEES, has it's office in a shared space with The Chicago Stress Relief Center, Inc. This location allows Ms. Mestas to integrate her consulting work with the benefit and experience of Dr. Howard K. Weissman. Ms. Mestas has a long term relationship with Dr. Weissman and greatly respects his knowledge and expertise.
The advantage of this shared apace allows the client to utilize the services that The Chicago Stress Relief Center, Inc. offers. For information of those services go to stressreliefcenter.
Ms. Mestas Is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from DePaul University in 2000 and her Master of Arts Degree in Counseling Psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology-Chicago Campus in 2003. She has extensive life experience and a background advocating for children and families of children with special needs. Her area of focus was with children with emotional problems impacting the child's ability to receive a free appropriate public education. Ms. Mestas has been in private practice for the last seven years at the Center for Psychological Services.
Ms. Mestas recently opened her independent private practice in Northbrook. Integrative Emotional Enrichment Services, P.C. IEES, provides counseling services at the same location as The Chicago Stress Relief Center, Inc. and she enjoys working with clients of all ages. Her special interest is providing therapy to those experiencing depression, anxiety, relationship conflict, grief and eating disorders. She currently works with those individuals struggling with obesity and considering gastric bi-pass surgery and those that have had gastric bi-pass surgery wanting to understand their binging behaviors which led to obesity. Ms. Mestas worked for Weight Watchers International for five years as a Leader. During that time she conducted support groups daily and assisted a myriad of individuals lose hundreds of pounds.
Ms. Mestas' therapeutic approach includes; Cognitive Behavioral, Psychodynamic-Insight Oriented and Goal-based interventions. Ms. Mestas is Level II trained in E.M.D.R. (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing). Which is a tool utilized for those individuals impacted by Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Integrative Emotional Enrichment Services, P.C. IEES, is a provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Insurance and APS/IRG.
I will be happy to check your health care benefits to determine what portion of the charges will be covered by your insurance company and answer any questions you have.
Most insurance plans include benefits for behavioral health services and with the passage of the Parity Legislation, the benefits for each are more equal.
Thursday’s 7:30 – 9:00 (total of seven weeks)
Location: 1440 Techny Road, Northbrook, IL 60062
Start Date: TBA (five group members needed to begin)
Interested participants please contact:
Debbie Mestas MA., LCPC @ 1-847-412-0922 mail box 2
The following links are listed to provide you with additional online mental health information and resources.
Addiction and Recovery
Alcoholics Anonymous Recovery Resources
Center for On-Line Addiction
SAMHSA's Substance Abuse/Addiction
SAMHSA's Treatment and Recovery
Web of Addictions
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Dissociation and Traumatic Stress
Sidran Foundation Home Page
Drug Interactions, Alternative, MotherNature
Drug Interactions, DIRECT
Medication, Internet Mental Health
SAMHSA's Psychiatry and Psychology
Mental Health General Links
Internet Mental Health
Mental Health InfoSource
Mental Health Net
Mental Health Resources, About.com
Mental Help Net
Online Dictionary of Mental Health
Interpretation of Dreams
Keirsey (Myers-Briggs) Temperament Sorter
NutraSanus.com Natural Health Supplements Guide
Signs of Menopause, Symptoms of Menopause
Note: Not responsible for the content, claims or representations of the listed sites.
1440 Techny Road
Northbrook, IL 60062