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Meet Maret Thorpe, LCSW

Maret Thorpe, LCSW
Highland Park Virtual Wilmette

Maret Thorpe is a licensed clinical social worker with a clinical background in treating adults, young adults, and children seeking relief from anxiety, depression, OCD, and related disorders. She received a Master of Social Work from Loyola University Chicago and a Bachelor of Science from Northwestern University. Her areas of expertise include career and academic stress, relationship and family challenges, behavioral changes, and life transitions.

Maret creates a space where her clients feel accepted and their strengths are validated as they develop new strategies for facing challenges. She utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) along with elements of solution-focused, DBT and ACT therapeutic strategies to help her clients grow their skills. She also guides her clients in developing mindfulness, physical self-care, and supportive connections with others. In her free time, Maret is a knitter, a gardener, and organizes and officiates chess tournaments on the weekends.

Maret Thorpe has been wonderful from day one. She is helpful to our daughter and us as a family.

— LOA Patient

Education:

Loyola University Chicago

Master of Social Work, Specialization in Mental Health

Northwestern University

Bachelor of Science in Journalism

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Clinical Interests:

Blood Injury PhobiaBody Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)Career Anxiety & CounselingChild AnxietyContamination OCDDepressionDialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)Driving AnxietyFaith-Based CounselingFear of FlyingGeneralized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)Harm OCDHealth AnxietyLGBTQIA+ CommunityMaternal & Postpartum AnxietyMen's HealthMindfulnessObsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)Panic DisorderParenting Stress & AnxietyPerfectionismPerformance Anxiety & Public SpeakingPhobiasRelationship OCDScrupulositySex & AnxietySocial AnxietySpiritualityVomit Phobia (Emetophobia)Women's Health

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