Marlin Hansbrough

LPC (IL), LPC (TX)

he/him

Insurance I Accept
Therapeutic Approaches
Areas of Expertise
disabilities
substance use
mood disorders
couples
personality disorders
addiction
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my approach:

I try to cultivate an atmosphere that allows clients to express themselves freely without judgement. I view therapy as a collaborative effort so I attend to what a client needs and wants from therapy.

thoughts for new clients:

We are responsible for our own emotional well-being. The journey could be murky but it is worth it.

ABOUT ME:

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Illinois and Texas. I identify as a cis-gender male and Black African American. My experiences have allowed me to gain perspective when it comes to intersectionality. I focus on providing an open dialogue with clients where they can discuss their present, past, and future without judgment. I am honored to be a sounding board that allows people to express their feelings.

I have experience working with adult individuals, groups, and couples who are struggling with trauma, depression, anxiety, grief, and emotional fatigue. Working with people from different ethnic and racial backgrounds, the LGBTQIA+ community, and those with disabilities has been gratifying. My work with such a diverse population has allowed me to broaden my cultural horizons.  

I have worked with clients who were diagnosed with personality disorders, psychosis, substance abuse disorder, adjustment disorder, PTSD, pedophilic disorder, major depressive disorder, and autism spectrum disorder. Beyond any diagnosis, I aim to offer a humanistic approach to therapy that allows clients to be themselves and own who they are while understanding that some adjustments might need to be made. I strive to create a therapeutic alliance based on what a client wants. Therapy is a journey that requires effort and energy from the client(s) and therapist, and as a therapist I am committed to doing the work.

Rooted in psychodynamic theory, I frequently use treatment models from other theories that best suit the client. I have even used meditation as a tool to help clients. I have grown with everyone who has been a client. I strive to not view them as another client but another person I can learn about and help. I make a concerted effort to look at every client as a blank canvas, and through intake, assessment, diagnosis, and successful therapy termination we paint the canvas, together.

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