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Misty Javan, LSW

Associate Therapist

Misty works as an associate therapist out of the Bartlett Police Department, providing counseling and case management services for individuals, couples, and families. Misty will facilitate NEDFYS  youth groups. Prior to joining the NEDFYS team, Misty worked in community mental health providing educational presentations, case management services and working collaboratively with juvenile justice systems while working as a child welfare worker. Misty also served as a member of a township 708 (mental health) board.

Misty completed an internship in a private practice providing clinical therapy for youth and adolescents, and also completed an internship at Kane County Sheriff's Department providing group therapy for detainees. Misty continues to provide community education as a Certified Youth Mental Health Instructor for the National Council for Mental Wellbeing.

Fun fact: : Misty loves traveling to new locations and hiking in National Parks.


  • Criminal Justice

  • Children & Adolescents

  • Individual & Group Counseling

  • Case Management

  • Community Mental Health Education

Education & Certifications

  • Aurora University, MSW 

  • The Ohio State University, BA, Psychology

  • Certifications: Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT) Facilitator

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