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Meet Our Team

At Clear Path Counseling, our team of highly skilled and experienced clinicians value meeting clients where they are on life's journey and tailoring their approach to meet the needs of each individual. Learn more about the potential counselors you can work with at Clear Path Counseling, and schedule an appointment today.

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Karen Foreman, LCSW

Founder & Mental Health Counselor

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker based in Geneva, IL. I have been practicing in the mental health field for over ten years. I work with children ages 12 and up, teenagers, individual adults, couples and families. I received my Masters of Social Work and Masters of Science in Marriage and Family Services degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. I prioritize continuing my education through attending various workshops, lectures and trainings in order to enhance my abilities as a therapist.

I believe my role as your therapist is to use my knowledge and open-minded attitude to help you unlock the potential within yourself and your relationships. I realize how intimidating it can be to seek out help, which is why I am passionate about meeting you wherever you are on life's journey and tailoring my approach to fit your individual needs and personality.

You will learn to manage anxiety through developing efficient coping strategies. You'll also improve your interpersonal relationships by practicing more effective communication. Lastly, because you will be equipped with the skills necessary to feel healthier and happier, your self-esteem and confidence will soar, making transitions in life less intimidating.

When I am not in the office seeing clients, you can find me enjoying nature with my husband and dogs, watching my nieces' soccer games, or trying out a new restaurant!

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Peyton Carr, LSW
Mental Health Counselor

I am a licensed social worker based in Geneva, Illinois. I enjoy working with both children and adults ages 5 and up to assist them in learning skills to manage as well as resolve the problems that they may face in their life.

 

I received my Masters of Social Work from the University of South Dakota in Sioux Falls. I enjoy continuing my education through lectures and trainings, which allow me to continue to develop my skills as a therapist.  I am passionate about individualizing each treatment plan to best suit the needs of my patients, and aim to have the therapeutic experience be a collaborative environment in which the therapist and client work as a team to resolve the issues brought to the table.

 

My theoretical approaches include cognitive behavioral therapy, person centered therapy, child focused therapy, play therapy techniques and interventions, dialectical behavior therapy, Narrative therapy, rational emotive behavior therapy, and motivational interviewing.

 

 I have experience working with children with a focus on emotional regulation, behavioral concerns, anger management, communication skills, social skills, Autism Spectrum Disorder as well as symptoms of anxiety and depression. My experience working with teens and adults has  focused on relationship issues, substance use disorders, anxiety disorders, depression,  self-esteem, stress management, and trauma recovery.

 

In my free time, I enjoy being in nature, playing and watching sports, playing music, art and spending time with family and friends.

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Stephanie Klewin, LPC
Mental Health Counselor

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a National Certified Counselor (NCC), based in Geneva. I earned my Master of Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree from Adler University. I enjoy providing treatment to young adults, adults and couples in outpatient private practice settings.

 

As a therapist, I summarize my approach as “human to human.” While I provide an unbiased perspective, I also promise to deliver a genuine connection throughout our journey together. You do not have to face life alone, and you are capable of creating positive change in your life. I am here to help by utilizing evidence-based tools to help you persevere through life’s challenges.

I treat concerns including stress, anger management, depression, anxiety, major life transitions, grief and loss, trauma, self-esteem, relationship concerns, women's issues, and chronic illness/pain.

 

I deliver an eclectic, evidence-based approach to treatment. I admire your choice to engage in therapy, and recognize your autonomy in treatment preferences. To guide us, I often utilize tools from Cognitive Behavior therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment therapy (ACT), and Solution-Focused therapy.

 

In my free time, I enjoy fostering animals, playing guitar, kayaking, crocheting, drinking coffee, and spending time with my cats.  I look forward to assisting you in your journey.

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Johannah Olson, LSW
Mental Health Counselor

I am a Licensed Social Worker who is passionate about helping clients from all walks of life. I realize that people have many challenges and stressors throughout life and it is important to have someone to talk to who is trained to help in an objective manner. If you need someone to help you process issues and overcome challenges, you are in the right place.

 

I can help teach you skills to better manage anxiety, depression, feeling overwhelmed, and many other every day issues. The non-judgmental and supportive guidance I will provide allows you to openly express yourself without feeling on edge or overwhelmed. If you are not quite sure what you want to work on, but know that you want to feel empowered and supported in your journey towards mental health, I am here to help.

 

In my work with clients, I also focus on how the past and present events in your life factor into current stress and challenges. This allows us to better understand ways to improve your functioning and reduce distress in a manner that works best for you, because everyone has unique needs.

 

I have experience working with individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, life transitions, relationship issues, grief, trauma, low self-esteem or are looking for help managing anger or stress. I work with tweens, teens, and adults. 

 

Specific therapy approaches I use include Strengths-Based Practice, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Practice, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Empowering Approaches.

 

In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, playing with my Goldador, and traveling around the United States.

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Jessica Pardo, ALMFT
Mental Health Counselor

Hello, I'm Jessica Pardo, and I'm here to support you on your journey. Life can sometimes present us with challenges that feel overwhelming, and seeking guidance is a courageous step toward healing and growth. As a Marriage and Family Therapist (ALMFT) I concentrate on guiding individuals, couples, and families through life's complexities with empathy, expertise, and unwavering support.

Navigating through life's challenges, especially in relationships, romantic or familial, is no small feat, and that's where I come in. I've dedicated my focus primarily to couples and family work, creating a space where relationships are mended and strengthened.

At the heart of my approach lie two powerful therapeutic interventions: Structural Family Therapy and Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT). With these tools, I aim to reshape relationship dynamics and address the emotional bonds we share with our loved ones, helping families, couples, and individuals find harmony and connection.

While my passion lies in supporting couples and families, I understand the individual journey and well-being is fundamental. That's why I'm also deeply committed to providing one-on-one counseling, ensuring that every person feels heard, understood, and empowered.

In our collaboration, you're not just seeking therapy but unlocking your potential for transformative growth. My approach, rooted in the principles of Structural Family Therapy and Emotionally Focused Therapy, is tailored to amplify your inherent strengths. We'll journey towards empowerment, healing, and the realization of your aspirations, whether individually, with a partner, or as a family.

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Karen Beeson, LSW
Mental Health Counselor

I am a licensed social worker based in Geneva, Illinois. I completed my Master of Social Work degree at Aurora University.

 

Some clients come to therapy to work on specifics, while others bring a less particular notion of what they hope to achieve. Together we will explore and identify obstacles and develop a plan to take you where you wish to be. In the process, it is my privilege to create a safe and comfortable space for you to feel heard and supported.

 

I work with pre-teens, teens, adults, couples, and families. My clients come to me to address concerns related to depression, anxiety, trauma, family conflict, grief, parenting, career concerns, social skills, life transitions and relationships.

 

Respect for your unique identity, perspective and goals remains at the forefront as we work together. Some goals expressed by my clients include increasing self-awareness, confidence, self-esteem and emotional regulation, while broadening their base of coping and communication skills.

 

My process centers on your needs. I incorporate aspects of cognitive-behavioral therapy, solution-focused therapy, mindfulness, strengths based practices and attachment based therapy. I am dedicated to my continuing education and the advancement of my knowledge of mental health theories, practice, and treatment.

 

I bring to your session additional pertinent personal and professional experiences ranging from parenting to the fields of education and professional development.  Outside of the office I enjoy painting, reading, exploring cultures new to me, and spending time with my college-aged sons.

 

I offer morning, afternoon, and evening appointments, either in person or virtually. I welcome you to get in touch to begin your journey toward the life you want, personal growth and increased happiness.

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Katie Hoye, LSW
Mental Health Counselor

I am a licensed Social Worker and have been practicing in a mental health care setting for several years. I enjoy working with adolescents, teens, adults, and families. 

I received my Bachelors degree in Psychology and my Masters Degree in Social work from Aurora University. I am passionate about helping you create a path to healing and wellness and offer a strengths based perspective to the therapeutic process. I believe that the therapeutic relationship itself can be extremely powerful in our work together. 

Throughout the therapeutic process, I utilize cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, and psychotherapy to address stressors, anxiety, communication/relationship issues, depression, trauma, self-esteem concerns, grief and eating disorders.

In my free time I enjoy yoga, traveling, reading, and spending time with family and friends.

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