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"Counseling Solutions for a Better Life"

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Life Coaching and Psychological Counseling

Call for your FREE 15 min consultation
Office visits, phone, and video distance communication are available.

Mr. Lynn invites you to start your quest for a better life by participating in a FREE NO OBLIGATION, 15 minute telephone conversation. In your conversation you will have ample time to ask about LIFE COACHING and the LIFE THERAPY that can help you reach your personal and business potential. Remember that when you have services from Mr. Lynn, that YOUR SATISFACTION IS GUARENTEED.  All you will have to request, if you are not satisfied, is to ask that you not be billed for your current session.

Call 1-847-707-7877 Today to speak to Mr. Lynn.

Please listen to our introduction video by Ashley and follow by reading about the benefits and easy procedures of getting assistance.

Advantages of online distance counseling:

 Safety from the dreaded virus.
 A reasonable fee is negotiated based on your income and budget. This method of setting fees is called the sliding scale method.
 You save time and costs of not having to drive to an office.
 Confidentially rules described by law are explained.
 A FREE no obligation consultation is offered.
 Mr. Lynn serves individuals, couples, pre-marriage, marriage, family, teenagers and children over the age of 5 who desire better, and happier lives.

Procedure for using either telephone or video counseling:

 First Call 1-847-707-7877 to schedule your Free, 15 minute, no obligation, video or telephone introductory conversation. If you choose video Mr. Lynn will give you easy instructions to connect to his computer. Your computer must be equipped with a camera and have edge, chrome, firefox, or safari as the browser to use and In any event, Mr. Lynn will do his best to get you connected.

 When you decide to begin regular one hour sessions, please fill out the Personal Information Page and press the “Submit Info” button.

 Next, fill out the informed consent/agreement form (typed names are considered signatures) and press the “Submit Consent” button.

There are two easy methods of payment, check and credit card (I am now able to offer a reasonable negotiated fee as I no longer accept insurance payments and have been able to cut my overhead costs)

For cash payment you can send a check for for your first session to Mr. Lynn T. Austrheim at 445 E.
Main Street, Barrington, IL, 60010, Ste.216.

(I am able to offer reasonable fees)

As soon as Mr. Lynn receives your payment, he will call you to set up your first valuable session.

When you decide to have a future session Mr. Lynn suggests that you immediately make your payment in the same manner as your initial payment, to reserve the same scheduled time, in the next week. (If you are paying by credit card a new invoice will be sent to your email at the end of each session for your use for the next session.)

This is a safe pay as you go, no contract service, for your comfort, maximum financial safety, and


1. Call and benefit from your FREE no obligation video or telephone consultation.
2. Decide on a payment method that is best for you. Click on the cash or the credit card button in the following personal information section.
3. Fill out the Personal Information Page. Press SUBMIT when done.
4. Fill out the informed consent/agreement. Press the SUBMIT button.  (Be aware that the consent/agreement is not a contract and is only a guide for the therapy you will be receiving.)
5. Mr. Lynn will call to set an appointment.
6. Mr Lynn will call you for your session at your appointment time.

Mr Austrheim has been providing counseling and Life Couching for over 25 years. He has had experience working in hospitals, counseling agencies, and private practice and now hosts his own business. He is constantly studying to keep current in the counseling field, in order to better serve your needs and goals.

Mr. Lynn T. Austrheim, MSW, LCSW
1 (847) 707-7877
(A free one time email inquiry is Acceptable instead of a free phone or computer consultation.)

Please Fill Out Your Personal Information


    How Would You Like To Pay? For cash payment, please check the box [ Cash ] and If you wish to pay using your credit card please click the box { Credit Card } and an invoice will be sent to your email for you to fill out and return.

    Please make a brief comment how you believe I can be of best service to you. What areas of your life would you like to make changes in?

    Counseling Agreement, (Informed Consent Form)

    Notice: Mr. Austrheim holds a social work license in Illinois. In all other states or countries Mr. Austrheim will be talking to you as a person, under the authority of the first amendment of free speech of the US constitution. He will still be using the highest standards and ethics of social work practice but is NOT to be considered a social worker in states or countries where he is not licensed.

    Client Rights

    You have the right to ask questions about any procedures your counselor may be using. Your counselor will make every effort to explain the purpose of his plan.
    You have the right that certain therapeutic techniques not be used You have the right to prevent any audio or video recording of any part of your counseling sessions.
    You have the right to expect that any information you give your counselor be absolutely confidential except for special cases described by law, such as child abuse, elder abuse, or threats of serious harm or death towards others. (Your counselor can take no responsibility for electronic security even though the system used is rated high for security.}

    Client Responsibilities

    Client is responsible for participating in a FREE 15 minute telephone or video conversation, to verify that Mr. Austrheim’s Distance Counseling Service is the best service, to meet the client’s needs goals. When you choose to have a full one hour session, be sure you have filled out the personal information page, and type your name and others that may participate, on the below signature page and press submit. Then send Mr. Austrheim check thru the regular mail or pay with credit card. When Mr. Austrheim receives payment he will call you to work out an appointment time for your first session. At the same time you will be given the code to connect with Mr. Austrheim’s computer.

    Counselors Responsibilities

    Mr. Austrheim will continue to participate in the Continuing Education Program and will maintain his “Licensed Clinical Social Worker License, LCSW” in the State of Illinois.
    To maximize security, clinical data, (what is said in sessions), is recorded as needed on paper records and is not stored in a computer.

    Counselor Rights

    Due to the uncertainties of life Mr. Austrheim reserves the right to discontinue counseling services at any time. I offer no guarantees to the success of therapy.
    I DO NOT provide emergency services. If you have an emergency call the local police or go to the emergency room of a hospital.

    Signature Section

    As a client of counseling, your typed signature below, is a confirmation that you have read, or have had read to you, all of the text of this agreement, and that you understand all of the features, rights, and obligations. You also state that you willingly and freely agree to participate in the counseling program described on this document and allied website, with the understanding that you may elect not to have counseling services, anytime you should so choose.

    (By typing in the names below, all are acknowledging that they have read and understand the agreement form.)

      Remember that Mr. Lynn will call you as soon as he receives your payment for your first session. Scroll down for his letter of introduction and the contact page for Mr. Lynn's address.


      The basic aim and goal or the Life Coaching I do, is to help my students become as powerful in the world as they can be. My plan thus includes work to gain psychological street smarts, to able to identify the type of person you are dealing with, and to know how to adjust your behavior for maximum results.

      The outline for your success includes these important skills and knowledge.

      How to be sane in an insane world is the goal of the psychological training you will receive. I believe that it is important for you to understand how life really works. There are 18 modules of learning in the psychological part of this life coaching. Some of these modules are listed below. This training will help maximize your success in all areas of your life.

      Learn how to verbally defend yourself so you can be the master of any situation.

      Learn how to make yourself well any time you want to.

      Learn about two types of Resumes and review of your own. And Learn how to dress for success.

      Learn about the importance of diet and exercise in becoming a powerful person.

      Learn how to use mirroring to increase rapport with the other person.

      Learn through testing, what the best profession for you really is.

      Learn modern management skills and about the high value of quality maximize profits.

      Learn the art of asking questions.

      There will always be time for you to contribute ideas and to have the focus of your learning experience tailored to your needs.


      “The feedback from the patients that Lynn treats was very positive with respect to his clinical skill. At least one patient and maybe more said they receive more benefit from one or two sessions with Lynn than they had previously received in many sessions with prior therapists. This is quite a compliment to Lynn which I have seldom heard regarding any therapist”

      “Lynn’s knowledge of both psychodynamics and psychopathology is excellent. He has consistently demonstrated the ability to assess, diagnose and plan treatment in a comprehensive and efficient manner. As a therapist Lynn is sensitive, energetic and spontaneous, with an approach that empowers his patients to deal with their most difficult challenges. In addition, he is willing to extend himself and does not hesitate to advocate for the needs of his patients when it is warranted.”


      Mr. Lynn T. Austrheim, MSW, LCSW
      Licensed Clinical Social Worker-Illinois
      Call (847) 707 – 7877

      Analysis of mental health problems and treatment planning
      Advanced psychotherapy treatment
      Mental Health Case Management
      Mental Health Status Screening
      Family Counseling General Group Counseling, Psychodrama
      Management Training and Work Culture Enhancement
      Substitute Teaching from 1 st grade to seniors in High School


      Designed a new highly advanced 18 step psychotherapy called “Sequence Therapy” that provides 18 distinct steps of therapy that a client needs to attain and retain for good mental health. Other therapies and methods by other authors may be used at each step, to further advance wellness and learning.

      Proficient in providing Adlerian Reality Therapy, Psychodrama, Hypnosis, Ordeal Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Meditation, NPL Therapy, Feldenkrais, Family Therapy, Closed Eye Therapy, Clay Figure Therapy, CBT, Primal Therapy, Behavioral Therapy, Family Picture Therapy, Play Therapy, Parental Training, Music Therapy and many other therapies.

      Highly experienced in doing Family, couple, and various group psychotherapies. On occasion have been asked to do training for nurses and other therapists who were interested in my special work.

      Developed an expanded screening mental status test to determine if client/patient needs to be seen by psychiatrist and/or a neurologist. In one hospital I was responsible for the case management for all the patients in a 24 bed locked ward hospital.

      Speaker for community groups interested in mental health such as colleges, over 40 club, singles clubs, and civic organizations.

      Military work was to provide psychotherapy and case management to veterans, including those with PTSD.

      Team Player as part of a treatment team consisting of a unit chief, a psychiatrist, a psychologist, nurses, and other social workers.

      Invented a new managerial system that was applied to technical teams that raised productivity twenty
      two percent in just two months.

      Substitute teacher for two years from the first grade to seniors in high school. Received many unsolicited letters of appreciation from students.

      Employed: Hospitals and Agencies

      Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospital—Mattoon, IL
      Iroquois Mental Health Center—Watseka, IL
      Henry Horner Children’s Center—Chicago, IL
      Veterans Hospital—North Chicago, IL
      Apogee Mental Health—Waukesha, WI
      Navy Family Service Center—Great Lakes, IL
      Behavioral Health Care Associates—Schaumburg, IL
      Counseling Advantage—Hoffman Estates, IL


      Masters of Social Work in Social Work and Psychotherapy
      B.S. in Organizational Development and Managerial Training

      US Army SP3 Personnel Clerk Honorable Discharge Two Year enlistment

      A letter of Introduction to My New Clients:

      My name is Mr. Lynn T. Austrheim, but in our sessions I am going to be FRANK with you.

      A revered teacher and mentor in Psychology once told me that 95% of Americans  grow up with some degree of thinking, feeling, or behavior dysfunction. Most people, through no fault of their own, have no idea of their impairment. When they become my client, they can be very assured that I will be COMPLETELY FRANK with them, so they become more of the people they were born to be.

      Many people are often dissatisfied with prior psychotherapy treatment when they tell me they did not learn very much. I will be FRANK with you, when I tell you that a lot of the methods in the psychotherapy business do not work very well. If you seek help for your challenges with me, know that I will be FRANK with you, and provide extensive education in addition to therapy to maximize your counseling experience.

      I am FRANK with you when I tell you that I will be doing individual therapy and marriage therapy combined, to obtain the best outcomes for you, your spouse, and family.

      If a child under 18 presents for therapy, I will be FRANK with you, when I insist that the whole family must come in for critical sessions for maximum positive results.

      I am FRANK with you when I tell you, I am friendly, but ethics dictate that I cannot be your friend. I am a professional clinician devoted to helping people have better, successful and happier lives.

      While I cannot guarantee success for you, I will be FRANK and tell you in saying that I will do everything within ethical boundaries, to help you reach your counseling goals.

      Mr. Lynn Austrheim, MSW, LCSW

      Contact Us

      Mr. Lynn T. Austrheim, MSW, LCSW

      In Office Counseling available at:


      840 S. Northwest Hwy Suite B
      Barrington, IL 60010

      (847) 707-7877

      Other Services

      Public Speaking Seminars
      Engagement psychology
      In the workplace.
      Managerial Training

      Email Counseling

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