Grace Varghese



MS - Masters of Science in Clinical Counseling
NCC - National Certified Counselor
LCPC - Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (IL)
LPC - Licensed Professional Counselor (WI)
CCMHC - Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor
Illinois Type 73 – School Counselor Endorsement

Grace joined HOPE in September 2013. Grace holds a Masters of Science Degree in Clinical Counseling from Rosalind Franklin University of Science and Medicine. She completed her graduate internship at Arden Shore Child and Family Counseling offering counseling services to all ages. Grace is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the state of Illinois and National Certified Counselor. She also received her Professional Educator’s Endorsement in School Counseling from Northern Illinois University. Grace has extensive experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families. She has training in Brainspotting, Crisis Intervention, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Play Therapy, Theraplay, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Self Injury and Suicidal Ideation. Grace offers warmth, compassion and great insight in her work. Her gentle therapeutic approach is an asset to her work and enables her to compassionately address the mental health needs of children, adolescents, and adults so that they are empowered to live a purpose driven life.