Counseling C​enter of Arlington Heights

Gregg Bagdade, MA, LPC, NCC, EMT-P

Therapist

Gregg Bagdade is a Mental Health Counselor with his Master’s degree from Concordia University. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree from Penn State in Human Development and Family Studies where he interned at the Chicago Fire Department employee assistance program. Much of his studies were dedicated to understanding trauma-related issues such as anxiety, depression, and PTSD.

Gregg is currently a firefighter/paramedic for the Chicago Fire Department logging in almost 20 years in this position. He heads the First Responder Program at CCAH helping fire/police/military cope with the rigors of their career. In addition, Gregg helps others that are struggling with trauma-related issues, relationship issues, addictions, self-harm behaviors, transitional life issues, anger management, and much more.

“The process begins with a great rapport that will continue throughout the helping relationship”. Gregg utilizes a Person-Centered approach to gain trust from the client and specializes in CBT, DBT as well as Solution-Focused Therapy. He is also well versed in the Gottman Method for couples and is an EMDR-trained therapist for trauma work. He looks forward to helping you with whatever your situation may be in a professional and non-judge mental manner.