Avis D. Calhoun
Avis D. Calhoun
Cerebral Therapist Associate
ABOUT Avis D. Calhoun

Avis Calhoun is a registered Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, 178010941. Employed by Cerebral. Supervised by Holly Nikels, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. Avis received her master's degree in counseling from the Adler School of Professional Psychology with specialization in forensic psychology. Avis has experience in CBT, DBT, Motivational Interviewing, Play Therapy, and Crisis Intervention. She also has years of experience working with incarcerated individuals in a forensic setting and within the community in of Chicago, IL. Her belief is that rapport is important to establishing a trusting and independent therapist-client relationship. Avis is enthusiastic about destigmatizing mental health and incorporating technology to reach those that typically have access to therapy. In her free time, Avis enjoys music, crocheting, reading, and travel.

A failure is not a mistake, it may simply be the best once can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying. -B.F. Skinner

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