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Beth Holzhauer

Photo of Beth Holzhauer Beth Holzhauer, LCSW, humbly companions adults, teens and families through lifeís ordinary and traumatic challenges towards growth and healing. She is a relational, culturally sensitive therapist, committed to a therapeutic process that fosters human dignity and honors each individualís unique path toward personal development. Beth believes in a caring, compassionate approach to therapy which expands resiliency, encourages self-agency, and invites discovery.

Beth specializes in the treatment of childhood trauma and traumatic loss, self-harm, eating disorders, adoption and LGBT issues. She has also worked extensively with grief, depression, anxiety, and learning and school difficulties.

With over twenty-five years of experience in secondary education, Beth provides consultation services to school social workers and counselors. She also provides clinical supervision towards state licensure for social workers, and consultation for mental health professionals.

Beth Holzhauer, LCSW, can be reached at 847-475-7003, ext. 24.

Current Workshops and Groups

Beth is available to train, present, or consult on:

  • Understanding self-injury in adolescents
  • Understanding the effects of complex trauma on learning and social/emotional development in school-age children and teens
  • Working with gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender teens
  • Understanding the special needs and struggles of adopted children and teens
  • Creating and sustaining a peer mediation program in schools

Education and Credentials

  • Bachelor of Science in Zoology, 1984, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Master of Social Work, 1993, University of Illinois, Chicago
  • Illinois Licensed Clinical Social Worker)
  • Type 73, School Social Work Certification, Illinois State Board of Education

Professional Affiliations

  • National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
  • The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS)
  • Illinois Chapter of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISST-D)
  • Illinois Association of School Social Workers (IASSW)



Womencare Counseling Center
1740 Ridge Ave., Suite 201
Evanston IL 60201

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