Donna Givens

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About Me

My name is Donna Givens. I am a 61 y/o female who has been in the mental health field for forty years in one capacity or another and have been a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor for several years. I earned my masters degree from the University of Illinois at Springfield and am licensed in Illinois. I have worked as an RN in an inpatient psychiatric unit and as a counselor in a substance abuse treatment facility . Other experiences I have are working in community mental health, a partial hospitalization program, a jail and a college. I am eclectic in my approach, using whatever theory/ skill I find to be most helpful for the client. Clients easily feel comfortable with me and my professional and life experiences help me to better understand my clients. I have worked with couples on effective communication skills, trust issues, infidelity, substance abuse and parenting issues.


  • Addictions
  • Relationship issues
  • Family conflicts
  • Grief
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Stress, Anxiety , Parenting issues , Anger management , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , ADHD , Blended Family Issues , Codependency , Communication Problems , Divorce and Separation , Drug and Alcohol Addiction , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 19

Services Offered

  • Messaging

  • Phone

  • Video


LCPC #180.005628 (Expires: 2023-03-31)


Written by J.E. on Oct 08, 2021 after therapy with Donna for 4 months on issues concerning relationship

Donna is professional and does a great job working through very tough issues with my spouse. She creates an environment to engage in the issues that need to be addressed.

Written by V.I. on Mar 26, 2021 after therapy with Donna for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship

Donna is very helpful and professional

Written by S.T. on Dec 03, 2020 after therapy with Donna for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship

I believe Donna Givens is helping us get through our issues