Clinical Director West Region
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
- Anxiety and Panic Disorders
- Depression and Stress
- Geriatric Issues
- Grief and Loss
- Marital and Family Conflict
- Older Adult
Monica is a bilingual (Spanish-English) therapist with over 20 years of experience who works extensively with the Latinx population. She is certified in both geriatric services, and as a Supervisory Leader in Aging. As an Imago Relational therapist, she works with couples to help them recover connection and liveliness in their relationship. Monica works with adults, bilingual-bicultural, couples, and seniors and specializes in treating anxiety and depression, marital and family conflict, geriatric issues, grief/loss, and life transitions.
Originally from Uruguay, Monica holds an MSW from the University of Minnesota. Her experience in both administrative and clinical settings, includes the faculty of the Social Work department at Metropolitan State University in Minnesota. Having served two terms as District Chair for the National Association of Social Workers, IL Chapter, she currently sits on the Board of Directors at AgeGuide – Northeastern Illinois Agency on Aging. She is also a member of the National Association of Social Workers, and the American Society on Aging.
“I’m interested in understanding my client’s unique needs, believing in their ability to generate personal growth and overcome their obstacles. I have a passion for listening and assisting people in finding their purpose and potential. Whether someone is going through a life transition, an unexpected series of ill-fated events, or is simply dealing with life’s multiple challenges, I enjoy witnessing people’s growth and achievements.”
Monica sees clients in Naperville and via telehealth.
Monica accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO, Medicare PPO, and United Behavioral Health PPO.