Karly Zucker

Karly Zucker

Karly Zucker

Karly (she/hers) has 5 years of experience counseling individuals with a variety of presenting challenges.  In addition, she has counseled in public school settings. She recognizes the strengths in everyone and celebrates the steps you are taking to reduce stress and improve well-being. Karly enjoys spending her free time cooking vegetarian recipes, exploring nature, exercising, spending time with family and friends, and running around with her three nieces.

Karly provides services for the following challenges:

  • Post-traumatic stress
  • Anxiety, stress, and panic
  • Depression
  • Communication and relationships
  • Attention, focus, and concentration
  • Social skill development
  • Life transitions and changes
  • Grief and loss
  • Mind/body wellness
  • School and work challenges
  • Time management
  • Self-esteem


Karly works with adults through a variety of methods to allow each client to see their strengths and full potential. Karly creates an inclusive environment so that you will feel comfortable in expressing your true self. Your treatment will be tailored to your unique needs and lifestyle. She is trained in Trauma-Informed Counseling, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and uses methods that will allow for you to recognize patterns or challenges you want to change. Karly also incorporates aspects of creative arts during sessions, especially with children and teens. She will focus on your relationships with others, balancing work or school with your life, being assertive, and alleviating symptoms of distress. Karly also works with clients on relaxation techniques. From there, you will come together to create an environment where you are comfortable to practice challenging your thoughts and behaviors. Karly focuses on your self-determination and meeting each client where they are. Doing this will allow you to focus on your strengths, accept the challenges you are having, and build a life that brings you happiness.

Karly’s Personality

Upon meeting with Karly, you will be welcomed to a warm environment and accepted for who you are. Her high-spirited personality allows for a strengths-based approach and the time she spends building rapport will allow for you to feel safe and comfortable during your sessions. Your time together will be focused on exploring your past and current life experiences and making connections to the stress, anxiety, or other symptoms you are having. She will help you see your strengths and opportunities in your life and build self-esteem and confidence to accomplish goals. Karly will ensure that you feel valued and important during your sessions and will provide a safe, warm, and non-judgmental atmosphere.

Please contact info@lifesolutionsgroup.org to request an appointment.

Professional Memberships

National Association of Social Workers

Illinois Association of School Social Workers

Education & Training

Graduate Certificate in Trauma-Informed Counseling, Northern Illinois University

Master of Social Work, University of Illinois

B.A. in Sociology, concentration in Social Welfare and Communication Studies, Augustana College

License & Certifications

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

1500 E. Lincoln Hwy, Suite 1
DeKalb, IL 60115


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