Amy Henrikson is a graduate of National-Louis University with a Master of Science in community counseling and is a graduate of Western Illinois University with a Specialist in School Psychology degree. Amy's background also consists of military experience as she served in the United States Army and the Illinois National Guard for several years.
Amy has been working as a school psychologist at the secondary level for the last 12 years. She has worked extensively with students with special needs including specific learning disabilities, emotional or health disabilities and autism spectrum disorders. Amy has also facilitated adolescent groups focusing on social language development, social skills, coping strategies, grief/loss and study skills.
While Amy enjoys her work with adolescents, her clinical experience includes therapy with clients of all ages. Amy enjoys working with individuals, couples and families who are experiencing depression, anxiety, relationship conflicts, or grief/loss. Amy has an optimistic assumption that people are resilient and competent in creating solutions to improve their lives. Her philosophy of counseling includes the notion that she is a "temporary partner on the journey of life" offering useful ideas to those who are in need of support and assistance. Amy works out of the Yorkville Office.