Dr. Margo Jacquot is the award-winning founder and Chief Care Officer of The Juniper Center, one of the largest woman-owned counseling and therapy practices across Chicagoland, with over 70 clinicians at 5 locations, plus across Illinois and Indiana with Teletherapy. Margo hosts the podcast, Your Mental Health Business Mentor, helping clinicians find the balance between providing compassionate client care and business agility to grow their mental health practice.
The Juniper Center was included on the prestigious Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies in 2022. Crain’s Chicago Business 2020 Notable Entrepreneurs and Enterprising Women of the Year Awards are among Dr. Jacquot’s awards and recognition. She was honored as a 2019 Women2Watch from the Women Presidents’ Organization, was the 2017 Stevie Gold Winner for Women in Business, and was among the 2016 Women of Influence honorees by the Chicago Business Journal.
Dr. Jacquot is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Certified Supervisory Addictions Counselor and Board-Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress. She is a local and national lecturer on trauma recovery, substance abuse, LGBTQ issues, and working with couples. Dr. Jacquot has taught graduate and post-graduate courses in treating trauma, substance abuse, couples and families and LGBTQ affirming therapies. She is Certified in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), a powerful treatment to help people resolve anxiety, panic, depression, phobias, stress, and trauma.
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 provides clinical consultation to other therapists regarding treating trauma, behavioral issues, 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 and the Maine Community Youth Assistance Foundation..
“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!”