Ariele is the embodiment of motion – graceful, focused, and determined – she brings a new dimension of skills to the Gurnee family. A registered dance/movement therapist, licensed professional counselor, she is also a yoga and prenatal yoga teacher. Through her practice, Ariele guides her clients to try on new qualities of actions and behaviors and learn to move in ways that are authentic to their own feelings.
She works with children from age four, adolescents and adults with a focus on depression, anxiety and body/food issues. Her approach is holistic. She incorporates all aspects of body, mind, diet, activity level, relationships, and environment into her wellness plans. Mindfulness, which includes breath work and meditation, and cognitive behavior therapy are additional components to her counseling.
Ariele as worked in day treatment programs, in patient psychiatric units and private practice for over two years. Outside her work, she practices yoga on a daily basis. In her spare time, she loves arts and crafts projects, and restoring old furniture.
To schedule an appointment with Ariele, please contact our front office at (847) 336-5621.