New Horizons Counseling Services
Salem, IL & Peoria, IL
Laurie Larsen, MA,
LCPC, PhD Candidate
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
Amber Weyhrich, MA
Clinical Mental Health Counselor
Amber has been working with people for the past 20 years in a variety of settings. She provides a unique approach that has come from supporting, challenging and accepting people from all walks of life and relationship dynamics. Amber provides counseling that is solution focused and believes that change happens when two people slow down and connect face to face. Amber provides a protected space so that you can explore, process and wrestle with your situation, thoughts and feelings. Finding meaning, clarity and purpose in whatever you face helps you find the opportunity and gift that life’s struggles present to us.
Amber believes that good therapy will help you connect your thoughts and feelings to your choices and circumstances, resulting in a greater peace and happiness. She provides understanding, acceptance and appreciation towards the variety of viewpoints, values and experiences that clients bring with them. She understands we are all imperfect people trying to do our best and make meaning of our life. Her understanding that the brain functions best when it is hopeful helps you overcome negativity and find the value & healing in whatever you have experienced. Slowing down and taking time to discover what you need, helps you to grow into a more confident, secure and focused person that can overcome any challenge.
Amber will support you no matter what, help you look at your situation with a new perspective, assist you to find strength to move forward, and gently challenge you to accept yourself with all of your weaknesses so that you can be more present in your life and make better choices. Her professional and personal experience with life’s hardships, children, teens, organizations, couples, men and women with a variety of struggles is matched with her training, education, supervision and mentorship.
Stacey believes everyone has an innate capacity for positive growth and her goal as a therapist is to help people cultivate and reach their fullest potential.
Whether you’re having a hard time adjusting to changes in life or you need help learning that your challenges don’t have to be roadblocks, she can help you with her compassionate and positive approach.
Stacey utilizes an eclectic model of therapy and focuses on each client’s specific needs. She believes that everyone has the potential to overcome the challenges they face in life. With the right support and tools, together she and her clients can make that happen. Stacey is empathetic and passionate about what she does and her priority is to make a difference in each client’s life.
Stacey works with a variety of issues and concerns with clients over the age of 6. She specializes in helping people with ADHD, anxiety and depression. She has a wide range of experience in community mental health, behavioral issues in the classroom and developmental concerns.