Quality counseling
Authentic Growth Wellness

I’m Emily Pagone
Founder + Clinical Director


Years of

Here at Authentic Growth Wellness Group, we strive to provide personalized, compassionate, evidenced-based approaches to counseling and therapy that ensures you have a safe, nonjudgmental, shame-crushing, and calm space to help you authentically grow in alignment with yourself and your goals .

  • Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

  • Certified Clinical Trauma Professional.

  • Perinatal Mental Health-Certified.

  • 60-hour ICASA training in Child/Adult Sexual Assault Crisis Intervention.


Emily Pagone - Founder

We Are Here For You

Our Counseling + Wellness Team

our goal is to foster self-awareness, alleviate distress, and promote positive change.

Personal & Individual Therapy Sessions

Explore and address personal challenges, emotions, and behaviors.

Express, understanding, navigating emotions and experiences.

A collaborative family environment opening communication and understanding.

Participants to gain knowledge, develop skills, and engage in interactive learning.

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Owner + Clinical Director - Hinsdale/Glen Ellyn
Clinical Therapist + Supervisor

Katie Butusov

Staff Therapist/Counselor - Hinsdale
Co-Director of Internship Training Program

Emily Koch

Staff Therapist/Counselor - Hinsdale


Staff Therapist/Counselor - Hinsdale

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Staff Therapist/Counselor - Glen Ellyn


Staff Therapist/Counselor - Hinsdale

Melanie, Photo 1

Staff Therapist/Counselor - Glen Ellyn

Amanda, Photo 1

Master’s-Level Counseling Intern - Hinsdale

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MSW Clinical Therapy Intern - Hinsdale/Glen Ellyn


Our Story

Our founder, Emily Pagone, has been working professionally in the field as a professional counselor, clinical professional counselor ...


Support Groups

Support Groups are meeting in-person at: 211 W. Chicago Ave., Suite #119/Group Space, Hinsdale, IL, 60521.


Office Locations

Glen Ellyn, IL
Hinsdale, IL

Services we’re offering

Magical Therapy for the
People Need Help

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Self Esteem

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Kids & Family

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Life & Career

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We’re here when you’re ready to begin!

Your benefits

Why Choose
Authentic Growth Wellness Group

our testimonials

What They’re

4.9 Average Rating

Connecting You to Your Best Self

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