747 East Etna Road, Ottawa, IL 61350
901 Main Street, Mendota, IL, 61342
  Office: 815-993-1614 : Fax 815-431-1250

Illinois Valley Counseling Services

  Change is Possible.

Dawn McCollom, LCSW



Dawn is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). She has over a decade of experience providing counseling services. Dawn has been in private practice setting for the past 6 years. Prior to that, she worked in an community agency providing counseling and case management services. Dawn has experience in working with clients of all ages. She provides individual, family and couples treatments. Dawn is experienced in working with issues of Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, Mood Disorders, Stress Management, Anger Management, Relationship Issues, School 

Issues, Peer Pressure, Self-Esteem Building, Sexual Abuse, Child Abuse and Neglect, Partner Abuse, and Family Discourse.  Dawn will work with the client(s) to determine an individualized approach designed to best meet their needs.


Dawn has extensive training in and utilizes these evidenced based approaches:



-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

-Motivational Interviewing

-Family Systems Theory

-Solution-Focused Therapy


Dawn received her Bachelor's Degree from Illinois State University in Social Work and her Master's in Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis.