Joe Pacetti Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Joe Pacetti, LCSW Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Joe Pacetti is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has over fifteen years of counseling experience working with a diverse population. He creates a safe and nurturing environment to allow you to express your needs and together we will create a goal-directed plan. Joe strongly believes in taking a strength-based approach where you identify talents that will become your recovery foundation.

Recovery is a journey that you do not have to take alone. It may be difficult but with hard work comes great results. Joe will assist in your recovery process to feel more empowered and ultimately to achieve your goals.

Professional Background

Joe Pacetti graduated from Loyola University in 1999 with a Masters Degree in Social Work. Joe has been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker since 2001 and has over fifteen years experience in counseling. He has worked in the child welfare system, with children, adults and their families on issues related to trauma, family dynamics and reunification of separated families. Since 2009, he has worked in a hospital setting as a counselor for Veterans who have suffered trauma resulting in severe mental illness.

College Degrees

BA from the University of Illinois in 1993
MSW from Loyala University in 1999

Work History

Catholic Charities: 1993 – 2009, Child Welfare Case Manager and Counselor
Veteran Care: 2009 – Present, Veteran trauma focused counselor in a hospital setting
Private Practice: 2008 – Present


Located in Oak Park, Illinois. Serving Chicago and surrounding suburban areas.