counseling and emotional wellness providers 

+ Emotional Intelligence + Leadership + Change Management  + Public Speaking

Counseling  + Workshops + Seminars  + Retreats

Vernon Hills Practice Opening February 1st, 2018

Vernon Hills Practice Opening February 1st, 2018


Meet Our Team

Our commitment to you is honesty, integrity, and authenticity in every session
Owner

Owner

Audrey Grunst, LCSW earned her MSW at Loyola University Chicago and is a candidate for her MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. Audrey combines over 10 years of clinical experience with her business background to help others with decision-making strategy, emotional intelligence, and change management. Audrey has presented at several private and public events on topics that combine mental health, leadership and decision-making.

Audrey’s counseling focuses on adolescents and adults with anxiety, depression, and eating disorders. Audrey believes that everyone is doing their best and should not let mental health stigma get in their way of receiving support. She believes the working relationship is built on kindness, humor, and authenticity.

Audrey has extensive training in skill based therapy including Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Exposure Response Prevention (ERP), Family-based Therapy for Anorexia, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). She uses these skills in her strategy formula to promote change.

Prior to Simply Bee, Audrey was a director at ERC Insight for three Intensive Outpatient Programs and three Partial Hospital Programs. While at ERC Insight, Audrey build several programs and managed a team of over 20 employees and two locations. She participated in a three-year study with University of Chicago, measuring the outcome of eating disorder treatment using FBT and DBT.

Audrey can be reached at audrey@simplybee.net


Associate Psychologist

Associate Psychologist

Aimee Rodolff, Psy.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist who earned her doctorate at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology. Dr. Rodolff has worked with adolescents and adults experiencing mood and anxiety symptoms, urges and/or engagement in self-destructive behaviors, trauma and complex trauma responses, relational concerns, and stressful life transitions. Dr. Rodolff believes in the use of humor to connect while creating a safe and validating therapeutic space in order to explore vulnerable topics and to move from surviving to thriving. Dr. Rodolff would be honored to join you in your journey to discover how you can be an authentic self as you navigate your life and the world.

Dr. Rodolff emphasizes a relational therapeutic approach informed by Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Radically-Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (RO-DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Exposure Response Prevention (ERP), and Behavioral Activation. 

Prior to Simply Bee,  Dr. Rodolff has worked in the Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) and Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) levels of care for adults with acute mood and anxiety symptoms and with urges/engagement in eating disordered behaviors, non-suicidal self-injury behaviors, substance abuse behaviors, and/or suicidal ideation while at ERC Insight’s Mood and Anxiety Program (MAP). Dr. Rodolff has also worked at alternative clinical settings, including college counseling, private practice, and community mental health working with children, adolescents, and adults.

Aimee can be reached at aimee@simplybee.net


Practice Coordinator

Practice Coordinator

Jenifer Anhar is the Practice Coordinator at Simply Bee.  She is committed to providing exceptional service to all clients and families, with genuine concern for each individual.  While ensuring the Simply Bee office operates efficiently, Jenifer maintains the details, coordinates community events and forums, and manages insurance and billing. With many years as a leader in management, sales and operations, she brings a wealth of knowledge to the Simply Bee team.  Jenifer has a passion for supporting individuals who are searching for peace and healing, while embracing their journey and becoming the best version of themselves.  

 

Jenifer earned her BS in Psychology from Bloomsburg University, Pennsylvania.  She began her career working in the mental health field and was instrumental in bringing about change and enhanced services.  She developed training programs on laws and regulations for mental health professionals, resulting in improved advocacy and service.  After several years, Jenifer transitioned into a vibrant 12 year executive career in the hospitality industry.

 

Jenifer can be reached at assist@simplybee.net

To setup an initial session, please call 847-897-9695