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Chicago Counseling & Hypnosis

Nina Pernecke, LCSW, Psychotherapist
Individual Talk Therapy And Clinical Hypnotherapy in Chicago

Feel Relieved, On Track, and Powerful in Your Life


“Until You Make The Unconscious Conscious, It Will Direct Your Life And You Will Call It Fate.”
– CG Jung

Specialties

As a counselor in the beautiful city of Chicago, I work with people who are age 18 years or older who are looking to unveil their barriers and then access their own clarity, self-direction, security and healing in the following areas:

Talk Therapy and Hypnoanalysis Services for Adult Male and Female Individuals in Chicago

  • Do you feel lost, powerless, anxious, frustrated or sad?
  • Does it seem like life is just not working, somehow?
  • Do you feel like everyone else got the memo, but you?

Unveil hidden barriers to feeling good and to your success. This service helps to release trauma, pain and barriers from your mind and body, clearing the way for an expanded and brighter life. Together, we can reveal your true power and worth, setting you on your path, firmly, with new tools, wisdom, understanding, relief and inspiration. I am right there with you on this fascinating journey.

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Talk Therapy and Hypnoanalysis Services for College Students in Chicagoland

  • Do you feel anxious, socially or otherwise? Pressure to perform?
  • Are you afraid you are not good enough?
  • Do you struggle with overwhelm, fear or sadness about what goes on in your life?

This powerful therapy can increase confidence in your capacity to handle social situations and college demands well. It can set you free from anxiety and nervousness in your mind and body. College can be such a wonderful experience. Let’s get you started on enjoying it while making the most of it, creating great memories.

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Talk Therapy and Hypnoanalysis Services for Women Seeking Their Own Power, The Peaceful Power™ Program

  • Are you feeling frustrated, storing the words that you really want to say?
  • Do you feel guilty and ruminate when asking for what you want or when saying “no” to what you don’t want?
  • Do you dream of, and cringe about setting boundaries that will serve you in a healthy way?

In this therapy program, I can help you to unveil and remove hidden barriers against peaceful, powerful communication and boundary setting. By doing this, your beautiful, powerful voice is revealed. This therapy program also teaches assertiveness and communication skills, affording you feelings of confidence, peace and ease, which can bring clarity to your relationships. You can communicate directly, clearly and set boundaries elegantly, peacefully, powerfully and with certainty.

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In addition to Clinical Hypnosis, I also offer Non-Clinical Hypnosis. This serves to encourage breaking of old habits or the creation of new habits. Non-clinical hypnosis adds an overall “boost” to daily life in a focused manner and is not considered psychotherapy. See more information about non-clinical hypnosis, here.

A Note From Nina:

Hello, I’m Nina Pernecke, I help individual adults and college students through use of Hypnoanalysis Therapy and Talk Therapy/Traditional Counseling in Chicago. If you are experiencing panic attacks, feeling lost, anxious, sad, powerless, or not good enough, working with me can help you by healing up and clearing out the reasons for those feelings. Doing so leaves room for your true, happier, more peaceful self to come forward. I am solutions oriented and driven by your success. The modalities I use help you get there faster and the solutions are stronger.

I am a licensed psychotherapist and I completed my Masters training in clinical social work/psychotherapy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In addition to talk therapy, I practice a powerful, traditional, clinically informed method of psychotherapy called Hypnoanalysis. I have completed private residency training in clinical hypnosis and Hypnoanalysis and I am a certified Hypnoanalyst. Aside from working with individuals with a wide variety of issues, including anxiety, panic attacks, and depression, I have developed a specialty in working with people who experience barriers to peace, power and communication, which can cause frustration, anxiety and depression in their lives. I also specialize in working with college students in the areas of anxiety, performance, social issues, relationships and much more.

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Hypnosis And The “Woo Woo” Factor

Sometimes I am asked questions about whether or not I make people quack like a duck, or swing a watch like a pendulum and control people’s minds. This is understandable as many of us grew up hearing about stage hypnosis, and perhaps some of us have heard about unscrupulous hypnotherapists out there. I get it! It may be helpful to know that I practice clinical hypnosis, which is one of the oldest modalities used in psychotherapy. It is conservative, respectful, careful, very effective and you remain in control. I am also guided by the ethics of my professional code and the requirements of my licensure under the State of Illinois.

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What is possible for you in life? Are you ready for peace? For transformation?
Replace anxiety, insecurity, depression and various trauma responses with a powerful discovery of your own, unshakable core.

What is secretly running you?
Unveil and remove the hidden barriers to your goals, find your most powerful core of security and peace to access all of the time, especially when you need it most.

Do unpleasant people invade your space, get to you? Would you rather be at the affect of unpleasant people? Or…
securely rooted in your powerful core, senior in your space, with full control over your experience in your day to day life and relationships?

How do you treat yourself in  your head?
End the torture. Now. Sustainably take a valuable, loving and powerful self reference with you into your life. Surfing this ocean of life can be easier.

Are you in need of support in a particularly difficult time and simply need to talk to someone in a safe, comfortable and accepting environment?
I am here for you in office and on the phone.

I encourage you to explore these pages about the transformative counseling and hypnosis services and programs I offer here in Chicago. Beginning therapy is an important decision that could bring about decreased stress, greater well-being and contentment with the direction of your life.

Chicago Counseling & Hypnosis is located in beautiful and friendly Chicago, IL, on the near north side.

Nina Pernecke, LCSW, Psychotherapist

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