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Sara Shotsberger, LCSW

Psychotherapy ·  Female · Age 35

Sara Shotsberger

Sara Shotsberger, LCSW is a psychotherapist in Riverside, IL and has been practicing for 12 years. She graduated from Loyola University Chicago in 2007 and specializes in psychotherapy, marriage & family therapy, and more.

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(312) 834-7440

Sara Shotsberger accepts the following insurance:

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Sara Shotsberger's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Stress Disorder (ASD)
  • Addiction
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Adolescent Counseling
  • Adolescent Depression
  • Adult Autism
  • Adult Down Syndrome
  • Adult Panic Anxiety Syndrome
  • Antisocial Behavior
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Attack
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Autism
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Behavior Modification
  • Behavioral Activation
  • Behavioral Changes
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Behavioral Symptoms After Sustaining Brain Injuries
  • Behavioral Symptoms of Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Bereavement
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bipolar I Disorder
  • Bipolar II Disorder
  • Bipolar IV Disorder
  • Bipolar V Disorder
  • Bipolar VI Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Celiac Disease
  • Child Abuse Assessment
  • Childhood Depression
  • Childhood-Onset Bipolar Disorder
  • Codependency
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Combat Stress Reaction
  • Counseling for Gay and-or Lesbian Individuals
  • Counseling Services
  • Couples Therapy
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Dependent Personality Disorder
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Developmental Delay
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Down Syndrome
  • Down Syndrome Associated Celiac Disease
  • Early Childhood Trauma
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disability
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)
  • Emotional Seizure
  • Emotional Stress
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)
  • Exposure Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Family Counseling
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Fear of Death
  • Fear of Open Places
  • Fear of Pain
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Geriatric Depression
  • Grief
  • Grief Therapy
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Histrionic Personality Disorder
  • Hyperactive Behavior
  • Individual Therapy
  • Interpersonal and Social Rhythm Therapy (ISRT)
  • Late-Life Bipolar
  • LGBT Affirmative Psychotherapy
  • Marital and Family Psychotherapy
  • Masochistic Behavior
  • Mindfulness Meditation
  • Mindfulness Technique Therapy
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Mixed-State Bipolar Disorder
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Disorder
  • Panic Disorder With Agorapobia
  • Pediatric Behavior Disorders
  • Persistent Anxiety
  • Personality Disorders
  • Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD)
  • Physical Symptoms of Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Psychological Counseling
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychosocial Rehabilitation
  • Psychosomatic Medicine Services
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Psychotherapy for Crisis
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Psychotherapy With Medication Management
  • PTSD Treatment
  • Relationship Issues
  • Relaxation Therapy
  • Schizoid Personality Disorder
  • Schizotypal Personality Disorder
  • Self-Esteem Problems
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Injury Behavior
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Severe Anxiety
  • Social Phobia
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Stress-Induced Disorders
  • Substance Abuse
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

About Me

I believe there are countless methods of healing and growing. My commitment to my clients begins with a firmly held belief in the ability of individuals to advocate for themselves and choose their own path. Our emotions and feelings are a gift; they ...


  • Psychotherapy
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Child & Adolescent Psychoanalysis


Center for Advancing Domestic Peace, Inc.
Internship Hospital
Saint Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center-Division Campus
Internship Hospital
The Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice
Internship Hospital
Northwestern University
Loyola University Chicago
Medical School
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Undergraduate School

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Existential. Behavior focused. Strategic.
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Recommended by our pediatrician. We absolutely love this office. Provides a clean and relaxed environment to chill out while we wait for our youngest to have his appointment. The therapy dogs are just an extra bonus! It is most definitely a "safe calm place" :) Recurrent appointments are usually...Read More
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Simply the best. Tip: Schedule well in advance and keep your appointments. All of the therapists book up quickly.
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My doctor at primary care associates referred me to see Sara for counseling because of having a hard time at school and worry. I was nervous at first but did not know what therapy was like. I feel comfortable and relaxed, it has helped me to focus on college and my future. I have learned yoga and...Read More
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Took a few weeks to get in for our initial appointment. Our daughter has benefited tremendously from working with sara (and peanut!) in a short amount of time. We are happy with services and outside support from our pediatrician.
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