Damien Jackson, LCSW

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Education

  • School:
    Loyola University
  • Degree:
    Master of Social Work
  • Additional Certificates:

    Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP)

Languages

  • English

Damien Jackson, LCSW, sees therapy as a partnership between himself and the client. He creates a calm, safe, non-judgmental environment to help clients feel comfortable and build rapport. Damien's goal is to empower each individual towards change.


Damien earned an MSW from Loyola University Chicago and a Psychology degree from Southern Illinois University. He has experience working with clients of various ages and cultural backgrounds. He helps those struggling with depression, anxiety, LGBTQ+ issues, adjustment disorders, men’s issues, and more. Damien is also a Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional with over 14 years of experience working with individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Developmental/Intellectual Disabilities in residential placement, social service agencies, and private homes.


In therapy, Damien uses active listening, genuineness, and empathy. Some of his treatment methods include Solution-Focused Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, and Person-Centered Therapy. In every case, Damien tailors his treatment style to meet your individual need.

Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Cash/Private Pay
  • Cofinity
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • The Alliance
  • Ulliance EAP
We verify your insurance benefits and will provide you with a cost estimate prior to your first session.

Issues

  • ADHD (Adults)
  • Alzheimer's
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Bullying
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Financial Stress
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Life Transitions
  • Marriage
  • Men's Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Peer Relationships
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis / Schizophrenia
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sensory Processing Disorders
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Thinking Disorders
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Weight Loss

Communities

  • Bisexual Allied
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Queer Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Transgender Allied
  • Veterans

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Depression

Session Types

  • Individuals

Age Specialty

  • (20 to 64) Adults
  • (65+) Elders

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Humanistic
  • Integrative
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Person-Centered
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychodynamic
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based