Monica Dominguez-Banuelos

Monica Dominguez-Banuelos

Monica Dominguez-Banuelos

Monica is experienced in counseling individuals across the lifespan with a variety of challenges. She is a dedicated wife of 16 years to an Air Force veteran and mother to an active and energetic son. In her spare time, Monica enjoys spending time with family, bike riding, watching movies, and of course, watching her son play his electric guitar. 

Monica provides guidance for the following experiences:

  • Life transitions and changes
  • Self-esteem
  • Stress, anxiety, and panic
  • Anger, irritability, and resentment
  • Depression and sadness
  • Expectation challenges
  • Work and school challenges
  • Attention, focus, and concentration
  • Time management
  • Parenting and family issues
  • Relationships and boundaries
  • Communication 
  • Navigating health challenges
  • Grief/loss


Monica is trained to provide services using a systems perspective, allowing her to consider each individual holistically. She acknowledges the inter-connectedness of different life systems and situations, and how these affect an individual’s functioning.  Monica also uses evidenced based practices including Solution-Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and more. Monica understands the importance of creating a non-judgmental and peaceful environment for individuals to be heard. Her keen ability to listen and hear beyond words allows her to establish trustworthiness with her clients.     

Monica’s Personality

Monica prides herself in being easy-going, yet dedicated and persistent at accomplishing goals.  Monica’s ability to remain calm amid chaos is invaluable when serving others and confronting life challenges. She is described as “the person you know you can count on to provide a voice of reason”. She is kind and genuine with a desire to transmit positivity to each person that crosses her path. 

Monica works with adults of all ages. 

Please contact to request an appointment.

Professional Memberships

National Association of Social Workers 


Master of Social Work, University of Texas at San Antonio 

License & Certifications

Licensed Social Worker 

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

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