Angela Rene Brown, is a licensed clinical social worker working with women, children and adolescents in individual and family therapy in Yorkville, IL.
Angela has over 20 year of experience and has counseled adults, children and adolescents with anxiety, depression, and with disabilities including ADHD, ASD, learning disabilities, physical impairments, emotional disorders and behavioral challenges.
Being raised with a sister who has multiple disabilities, Angela has always had a passion for helping children and assisting families in the challenges of raising a child with disabilities. She has raised several children and stepchildren. Angela is currently raising her grandson and was also a foster parent for many years. Through these personal experiences, she has parented children with challenges such as ADHD, mood disorders, ODD, learning and behavioral challenges and chronic illnesses. Angela being raised in a multi-generational, single parent household herself and her other life experiences, give her unique insight and ability to assist her clients in the therapeutic process.
Angela is involved with her local Christian church. She has served as an Advocate/GAL (Guardian Ad Litem) for a foster child for over ten years. Angela has enjoyed serving at church as Youth Group Leader, summer Vacation Bible School programs, worship team and as a greeter. Angela is an active member of Kendall County SCAT (School & Community Assistance Team) and serves on Y115's CAC (Citizen's Advisory Counsel).
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As an interactive, solution-focused therapist, Angela offers a strength-based, approach toward therapy; providing support, and practical feedback to help her clients gain insight and effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary counseling methods and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing. Angela is committed to helping her clients achieve their goals and become empowered to become their best selves.
There is peace and serenity in understanding Christ’s grace-filled message. It is not about religion; it's about Relationship. Together we can journey into the depth of God’s love for you and work to strengthen your experience with Christ. For those who desire a Christian perspective, the bible provides guidance and direction for how to live out our best life. In Angela's personal life, she continually seeks to strengthen her walk with Christ and deepen her relationship with Him.
Angela Rene Brown attended Jane Addams College of Social Work at UIC (University of Illinois-Chicago). She received her BSW (Bachelor of Social Work) in 1992 and after receiving Advanced Standing, she obtained her MSW (Masters of Social Work) one year later, in May 1993. She has been an LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) since June 1997.
Angela is a member of:
- AACC - American Association of Christian Counselors
- CCPC - Christian Counseling Professionals of Chicagoland
- Kendall County SCAT - Schools and Communities Assistance Team
- Y115's CAC - Citizens Advisory Counsel