Welcome to My Therapy Practice!

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Norton Psychological Services LLC

The Hilltop Executive Center

1580 S. Milwaukee Avenue Suite #407

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(224) 406-1474; deb@debnorton.com

Changing Your Life with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Whether you’ve been in therapy before or this is your first time, I will invest in helping you to help yourself.  Together we will evaluate the issues, find new perspectives, and work towards growth and healing. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with over 20 years of experience in Human Services and Counseling in a multitude of settings with a variety of clients. This is my lifework and it’s an honor and a privilege to be in people’s lives in this capacity!

I work with Adults and Adolescents (age 12 and up) covering a vast range of issues including:

  • Academic Under-achievement

  • ADHD

  • Alcohol Use/Abuse/Dependence

  • Anxiety

  • Behavioral Concerns

  • Bipolar Disorder/Management of Bipolar Disorder

  • Coping Skills

  • Crisis Intervention

  • Depression

  • Divorce

  • Dual Disorders

  • Family Conflict

  • Marital Concerns

  • Oppositional Defiance

  • Parenting

  • Partner Relationships

  • Peer Relationships

  • Relationships

  • Self Esteem

  • Substance Use/Abuse/Dependency

  • Suicide/Suicidal Thoughts

  • Thinking Problems

I Do a Lot of Work with Bipolar Disorder!

  • Helping clients manage the symptoms of Bipolar Disorder

  • Coordination of care with psychiatry for med management of Bipolar Disorder

  • Providing emotional support and resources for crisis management related to Bipolar Disorder

  • Teaching clients how to improve their lives while living with the complex issues that Bipolar Disorder presents

Substance Abuse is Second Nature to Me!

  • Early Identification/Concerns

  • Sobriety and Recovery Efforts

  • Continuing Care Following Treatment

  • Adult Children of Alcoholics

  • Co-Dependency

  • Dual Disorders – Substance Abuse with Mental Health Issues

I’m Trained in Gottman Theory for Couples Therapy!

  • Identifying Both Areas of Strength & Concern in Couple Relationships

  • Teaching Couples The Foundations of What Good Relationships Are Built On

  • Helping Couples Understand the Origin of Their Conflicts and How to Manage These Concerns

  • Healing Couple Relationships Through In-Therapy Exercises and Assigned Homework

Adolescents & Young Adults are Some of My Favorite People!

  • Working with Behavior Disorders, Substance Abuse and Mental Health

  • Helping Teens Transition into Adulthood

Understanding and Working with ADHD is Rewarding!

  • Helping Parents Raise Children with ADHD/ADD

  • Helping Teens & Adults Cope with Having ADHD/ADD

  • Working with Parents and Schools in Developing and Maintaining 504 Plans and IEPs

Give me a call today!


If you want to work on discovering a new approach to life, changing unproductive behaviors, and potentially improving your overall well-being, then I welcome the opportunity to join with you in addressing your concerns.

Tree Lined Road FLIPPED HORIZONTALIt is my belief that everyone deserves to feel heard. Give me a call today!