Margo M. Jacquot, Psy.D., CSADC, BCETS, Chief Care Officer, Owner/Director
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Certified Supervisory Addictions Counselor and Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress
Forest Institute of Professional Psychology
The Center’s founder and Director, Dr. Margo Jacquot, is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Certified Supervisory Addictions Counselor and Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress. She is also a local and national lecturer on trauma recovery, substance abuse, LGBTQ issues, and working with couples. With over 25 years of experience as a therapist and lecturer, Dr. Jacquot has taught graduate and post-graduate courses in treating trauma, substance abuse, couples and families and LGBTQ affirming therapies . While a traditionally trained psychodynamic therapist, Dr. Jacquot’s style is holistic, interactive and she utilizes a variety of approaches to help people achieve their goals. She listens intently, but does not just sit silently. Dr. Jacquot’s style is interactive as she works with each client individually to achieve the changes they desire. Dr. Jacquot is Certified in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (please see our EMDR page for more information). This is a powerful treatment that can potentially help people resolve anxiety, panic, depression, phobias, stress and especially trauma, more quickly and thoroughly. Dr. Jacquot provides clinical consultation to other therapists regarding treating trauma, substance abuse, couples therapy and sensitivity to LGBTQ issues in therapy, as well as private practice development and management. Another passion is consultation to businesses and community organizations regarding behavioral health and healthy workplace policies. An active member of several community based organizations, Dr. Jacquot also serves on the board of the Illinois Psychological Association.
“Your life and your journey are important. You want to know that the person you reach out to for help understands that and will work with you in partnership on reaching your desired goals. That is my goal in working with you. I have watched people make incredible changes and achieve the life they have always desired. No two people are alike and I work diligently to tailor your therapy experience to your particular needs. I look forward to helping you find the life you long for!”