Michael Kleppin, M.S.Ed., L.C.P.C., C.A.D.C.
A Master's level therapist who is also a Licensed Clinical
Professional Counselor, Licensed Sex Offender Evaluator, Licensed
Sex Offender Treatment Provider and a Certified Addictions Counselor.
With over three decades of therapeutic experience, as a clinical
therapist he has worked with a variety of clients dealing with various
psychological concerns while specializing in the fields of chemcial
dependency, sexual addiction and sexual deviance in his private
practice. While being committed to helping clients in a respectful and
dignified manner, Michael's goal as a therapist is to assist each client in
overcoming their difficulties and moving towards a healthier lifestyle.
Working in the field of Forensic Therapy, Michael established his practice in 2004 where he has worked extensively with sexual offenders and the criminally violent. In this domain Michael works collaberatly with both the client and their supervising agency. As such interacts with various probation agencies, The Illinois Department of Corrections Parole Agency, The United States Courts System and Federal Probation as well as within the civil jurisdiction with those under the civil committment laws. In this Michael provides court ordered psychological evaluation, individual and group therapies as well as consultation and expert witness testimony to legal agencies and the courts (criminal and civil).
Having worked in both residential and outpatient settings as a therapist, his experience also includes being an administrator where as the Director of The New Choice Chemical Dependnecy Recovery Center at The Pavilion Hospital in Champaign, Illinois he was awarded an Accomidation from the Joint Commission on Accreditation (JCAHO). Additionally he has overseen the program and procedural development of other residential and outpatient programs and as such has acted as a consultant in the development of other treatment programs.
In additon to his private practice Michael is a lecturer and presenter on topics such as sexaul offense, chemical dependency, workplace violence and sexual harassment and ritualistic abuse. He has presented both regionally and nationally at workshops and conferences as well as being a part time Psychology Instructor at Danville Area Community College where he teaches classes in psychology, substance abuse and criminal justice.