Angela Fitch, MA, LCPC provides psychotherapy for adults and teens. She specializes in depression, anxiety, anger, loss/grief and relationship challenges. Her Existential Psychotherapy focus helps clients reach a deeper and more meaningful understanding of themselves and their lives. Angela utilizes client centered, couples/marital, relationship management, and cognitive behavior (CBT) therapies.
When working with Angela, you can expect a skilled psychotherapist who is authentic, warm, and accepting. In addition to being sincere and empathetic, she knows when and how to challenge and motivate her clients to move beyond their blockages. Believing her clients deserve to be relieved of the problems that prompted them to reach out for help, she strives to join alongside them so that they can find peace of mind.
Prior to her psychotherapy career, Angela worked three years in the human resources field where she first honed her abilities to be a good listener and problem solver. In 2012 she worked as a Clinical Case Manager in a Transitional Living Program and later in a private practice. Angela is currently a Graduate level Adjunct Professor teaching counseling courses.
Angela’s specialties include depression, anxiety and personality disorders such as Borderline Personality Disorder and Narcissistic Personality Disorder. She also specializes in anger management. When specifically asked for, she provides effective faith-based counseling. Angela also works with teenagers, with whom she can empathize, understand and appreciate their particular difficulties and challenges. Teens connect well with her contemporary and laid-back approach.
Angela’s Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) skills/abilities helps her clients identify and change negative and pessimistic thoughts and beliefs that have impacted their emotions, which in turn negatively impact their behaviors. A person’s mental and relational health is greatly impacted by successful CBT therapy.
Relationship counseling, including couples/marital therapy, is another one of Angela’s specialties. She provides such services from an individual and couples perspective. She considers herself a “Relationship Manager” with her one-on-one relationship work. Angela’s goal is to help her clients understand their role in their relationship concerns and then facilitates growth and confidence in relational abilities. She also helps the same clients understand when they are victim of someone else’s problems, and offers tools such as improved communication, boundary setting and self-care.
In her marriage and couples work she takes a neutral position while facilitating growth, understanding, shared empathy, and resolution of misunderstanding and past hurtful actions. In all her relationship work, Angela helps her clients in removing barriers that block effective communication.
Angela’s existential psychotherapy focuses on free will, self-determination, and the search for meaning. By helping her clients reach higher levels of self-awareness and acceptance of their unique identity, she unlocks their potential to form and maintain healthy relationships with others. Angela’s existential work also helps clients to make authentic, meaningful, and self-directed choices about how to live.
Clinical Care Consultants specialize in and offer a range of counseling, behavioral health, addiction and psychological services to fit your needs. CCC provides counseling / psychotherapy from a variety of disciplines, theoretical orientations, and styles. Each of our clinicians, who average 19 years in the field, specialize in several counseling modalities, client populations, and problem types, including individual counseling, marriage / marital counseling, couples counseling, and group therapy. CCC is proud of its diversity, clinical depth, and broad range of services in therapy and counseling in Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Inverness, Palatine and the surrounding communities.