Bill Muhr, MSW, LCSW

Call or Text: 847-975-6711

Bill Muhr is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, helping individuals and families for over 25 years. He has been in private practice for the last 14 years and was previously employed for over a decade at Willow Creek Community Church where he served as Director of Social Services and Pastoral Care.
Bill offers both individual and relationship counseling. His practice includes treatment and relief for anxiety, depression, life transitions, and emotional, sexual and physical trauma. Many people have difficulty naming their own experiences as abusive or traumatic, but may feel hypervigilant, stuck, or disconnected from their own self, their own feelings and their own “voice”. Bill incorporates EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) in treating anxiety, post-traumatic stress and complex trauma. Bill also has advanced training in treating problematic internet pornography use and sex addiction.
Bill is sought out for his approach to life direction and purpose, midlife/ second-half of life issues and spiritual formation. He has also designed and hosts unique and powerful groups for therapeutic personal story telling.
Bill has been described as easy to talk to, insightful and breakthrough in integrating emotional, physical and spiritual health. He is married and has three teenage children.
Bill is a member of the National Association of Social Workers. He received his Masters in Social Work from the Jane Addams College of Social Work at the University of Illinois at Chicago. EMDR training (Level I, II and Master Classes) through EMDRIA (EMDR International Association). CSAT Certificate through IITAP (International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals.) Advanced training for group hosting through the Art of Hosting and Peer Spirit/Circle Way.