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George Polke, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
Certified Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse Counselor

George Polke is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and a Certified Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse Counselor.  In over 20 years in the helping profession, he has acquired a wide range of clinical experience in various treatment settings, most recently with the Alexian Brothers Center for Addiction Medicine Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient Programs. George has received extensive training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Exposure Response Prevention (ERP) treatment.  He is also trained in the use of Virtual Reality as an adjunct to treatment for alcohol addiction and Fear of Flying issues.  George uses a collaborative, strength-based process utilizing CBT, solution-focused, client centered counseling approach. Professional wellness is also a focus of George’s clinical work with clients. Prior to pursuing his degree in clinical counseling, George was a pilot in commerical/corporate aviation.

Education

  • Argosy University - Schaumburg, Master of Arts in Community Counseling, 2011

Specialties

  • Addictions
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety/OCD
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Geriatric Issues
  • Grief and Loss
  • Impulse Control
  • Men’s Issues
  • Mood Disorder
  • Pain Management
  • Panic Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Relationship Issues
  • Sexual Addiction/Disorders
  • Stress Management

Ages

  • 18 years & up

Schedule an Appointment

To schedule an appointment, please call 847-755-8090 or submit your request online.

You can also contact us via email at OutpatientPractice@alexian.net.

Learn more about your first appointment.

 
Alexian Brothers
Medical Center

800 Biesterfield Road
Elk Grove Village, IL
60007
847-437-5500
Alexian
Rehabilitation Hospital

935 Beisner Road
Elk Grove Village, IL
60007
847-640-5600
St. Alexius
Medical Center

1555 Barrington Road
Hoffman Estates, IL
60169
847-843-2000
Alexian Brothers
Behavioral Health
Hospital

1650 Moon Lake Boulevard
Hoffman Estates, IL
60169
800-432-5005
Alexian Brothers
Women & Children's
Hospital

1555 Barrington Road
Hoffman Estates, IL
60169
847-843-2000
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  • Elgin
  • Elk Grove Village
  • Hanover Park
  • Itasca
  • Mt. Prospect
  • Palatine
  • Poplar Creek
  • Schaumburg
  • Streamwood
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