Areas of Expertise

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

CBT identifies faulty or maladaptive patterns of thinking, emotional response, or behavior and substituting them with desirable patterns of thinking, emotional response, or behavior

Narrative Exposure Therapy

Conditionally recommended for the treatment of trauma, NET assists individuals suffering from complex and multiple trauma. It is understood that the story a person tells himself or herself about their life influences how the person perceives their experiences and wellbeing. Framing one’s life story solely around the traumatic experiences leads to a feeling of persistent trauma and distress.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy

DBT is a type of cognitive-behavioral therapy. Its main goals are to teach people how to live in the moment, develop healthy ways to cope with stress, regulate their emotions, and improve their relationships with others.

Acceptance & Commitment Therapy

ACT is a therapy in which the patient is encouraged to accept negative thoughts and emotions as a part of normal psychological functioning and to commit to action based on the patient's own values and goals

Cognitive Processing Therapy

Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) is one specific type of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. It is a 12-session psychotherapy for PTSD. CPT teaches you how to evaluate and change the upsetting thoughts you have had since your trauma. By changing your thoughts, you can change how you feel.

Jordan Teige, LCPC, CCTP

I was born and raised in the Western Suburbs and have lived in the Naperville/Aurora area for the past 12 years. I attended DePaul University in Chicago, IL where I received my Bachelors Degree in Developmental Psychology. Later, I received my Masters in Clinical Psychology at Benedictine in Lisle.

I have worked in a variety of clinical settings including Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine, private practice, and Silver Oaks Behavioral Hospital in the Intensive Outpatient Program. My clinical interests include anxiety, trauma, Borderline Personality Disorder, teen/emerging adulthood issues, and life transitions.

Clients see me when they are no longer able to function as they want in their everyday lives. Individuals want relief from symptoms and to be able to get back to the things that are important to them. Most are struggling with things like school, work, or relationships. I have over10 years of experience. I specialize in working with teens navigating the unique pressures they face and also adults dealing with everything from general life stress to more chronic problems. Whatever the case, there is no judgement here. Just a safe space to work through it!

I am a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. My approach is holistic and I address clients from a nonjudgemental, warm, empathic place and try to meet them where they are at. I look at each client as a whole person and consider the unique aspects of each individual to tailor an appropriate treatment utilizing one or more evidenced-based therapies.

I recognize that change is hard, but I work equally hard to make it a comfortable environment for you to work through your process. Talking to me will feel like talking to a friend who has the knowledge and skill to provide new insights and help you overcome your barriers to wellness.

When I am not working as a therapist you will most likely find me doing a home improvement project, working out, or spending time with my fiance and rescue dog. I especially love cooking, and if I weren't a therapist I would probably be a chef!

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Ozzy, Emotional Support Animal

Ozzy is a German Shepherd/Black Mouth Cur mix who was rescued in June of 2020 by Jordan and family.

Ozzy is available by request if you think you would benefit from having him be a part of your sessions.

Please note that all first appointments will be with the therapist and client only to gauge appropriateness of incorporating an animal into therapy.

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