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Scott Lownsdale

If you have any questions for Scott Lownsdale not answered here, please call my office at 815-229-8750. May God bless you on your journey! Scott Lownsdale, Ed.D. (“Dr. Scott”) Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

S.E.A.R.C.H. M.E.

The S.E.A.R.C.H. M.E. steps for Christians wanting to win their spiritual battles with their addictions: Seek God’s help in showing you the dark thoughts and emotions that you are fleeing from in your addiction by praying: “Search Me O God” (Ps 139:23) Express each dark thought and feeling to God, as David does in the psalms. Ask for God’s response […]


Feeling lonely? If so, you’re not “alone:” 40% of Americans now feel lonely, up from 20% in 1980 (Psychotherapy Today, November 2017 issue). Loneliness is an “invisible epidemic” often hidden behind online personas and having hundreds of Facebook friends. Read more on Facebook..

Sharing my Heart

Two days ago, I seriously considered discontinuing these Facebook posts. After pouring out my heart about the One who resides in it, I often feel discouraged that so few people appear to be following my posts, in which I openly share my ravings about Jesus (is anyone or anything worth raving about more?). I was also downcast in noticing how […]