Jamilyn Desanti


Will be available for new patient soon!


MSW- Master in Social Work

LSW- Licensed Social Worker

Jamilyn is a Licensed Social Worker in Illinois. Jamilyn received her BS in psychology from Carroll University in 2015. Jamilyn worked within the community mental health scope as an adult mental health case manager for several years before returning to school for her masters degree. Jamilyn received her Master’s in Social Work degree in August of 2021 from Aurora University. Jamilyn has experience working with children and adolescents navigating the child welfare system, and adults in various roles, including caregivers and parents. Jamilyn also has experience working with adults facing persistent mental health challenges and crisis intervention for both youth and adults. Jamilyn utilizes a client-centered and strengths-based approach to therapy, while also incorporating family systems theory to consider healing the whole-person and environment. Jamilyn utilizes several practices and frameworks within her therapy, including trauma-informed care, mindfulness, SandTray, ARC (Attachment, Regulation, and Competency), aspects of play therapy, CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), and polyvagal theory. Jamilyn provides compassionate evidence-based care to individuals of all ages and provides both individual and family therapy. Jamilyn is interested in obtaining her clinical license (LCSW) and receiving certification in Play Therapy and Perinatal Mental Health. Jamilyn has a special interest in trauma-related disorders, anxiety, depression, perinatal and postpartum mental health.