Colleen Watson, L.C.P.C.


Colleen is a compassionate and energetic therapist who has special interest in treating those who have struggles related to identity, self esteem, body image, life transitions, anxiety and depression related disorders. Colleen’s passion is guiding clients to true and lasting recovery from the barriers in their lives that have prevented them from leading a full and meaningful life. Colleen loves to get creative in the way she approaches work with a client including implementing family therapy, and experiential therapies in order to target real life experiences as they pertain to the recovery process. The vast majority of Colleen’s training and experience has been in treatment of depression, anxiety, OCD, trauma, addiction and eating disorders, at various levels of care (Residential, partial hospitalization, intensive out patient) which allows her to work effectively with any situation. Colleen takes a relational, person centered and strengths based approach in working with clients. She believes by working with clients to uncover the root function of behaviors they’re struggling with it is possible to discover a more adaptive way to manage life's stress, and in turn live a full and value based life. Colleen is trained in a variety of treatment modalities and utilizes CBT, DBT, RO-DBT, ACT, and ERP among other things with her clients. In addition to this, Colleen is an expert in the treatment of eating disorders.

Get in Touch

Considering help? Feel free to email Dr. Maria Rago, counseling director at Rago & Associates. She will personally read it and connect you with the services and people she believes can best help you or your loved one.

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Or you can reach us by phone:

(630) 637-9300

Skype Sessions Available


If you live too far from our offices to regularly come in, we can use Skype to hold sessions from a distance. Moving or heading away to college? Transitions can be assisted by staying close and personal through Skype.