Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, MSOM, LAC Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60602
I've found it helpful in my practice to be direct and to the point, while maintaining professional and nurturing relationships with my clients. I believe strongly in modeling healthy boundaries, and helping clients to strengthen their own. I love what I do, and I know my clients can sense that. I think my clients can also sense the great respect I have for them. Asking for help is never easy. Especially when one feels vulnerable.
Adults
(773) 683-2548
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Chicago, IL 60602
Adults
I've found it helpful in my practice to be direct and to the point, while maintaining professional and nurturing relationships with my clients. I believe strongly in modeling healthy boundaries, and helping clients to strengthen their own. I love what I do, and I know my clients can sense that. I think my clients can also sense the great respect I have for them. Asking for help is never easy. Especially when one feels vulnerable.
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Counselor, MA, NCC, LPC Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60601
Are sick and tired of being sick and tired? Have you been feeling lonely in a house full of people..before COVID? Stale relationship, overwhelmed by work and social distanced learning? Are you always putting everyone else first and wondering why no one does the same for you? Then let's Talk! I teach people how to become confident by building on their self-esteem, letting go of the past, and igniting that flame within them that has been dimmed for so long! My previous clients have gone from zero to being their own heroes in 90 days!
Adults
(872) 242-2107
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Chicago, IL 60601
Adults
Are sick and tired of being sick and tired? Have you been feeling lonely in a house full of people..before COVID? Stale relationship, overwhelmed by work and social distanced learning? Are you always putting everyone else first and wondering why no one does the same for you? Then let's Talk! I teach people how to become confident by building on their self-esteem, letting go of the past, and igniting that flame within them that has been dimmed for so long! My previous clients have gone from zero to being their own heroes in 90 days!
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Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, MS, ALMFT Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60657
"We cultivate love when we allow our most vulnerable and powerful selves to be deeply seen and known, and when we honor the spiritual connection that grows from that offering with trust, respect, kindness and affection." -Brené Brown. So often it is the sense of connection between us that leads to, or at least contributes to, our distress. As a marriage and family therapist, I believe it is important to help individuals, couples, and families to be able to connect more authentically, developing healthy boundaries which allow for a balance of connection and autonomy.
Adults
(847) 613-4393
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Chicago, IL 60657
Adults
"We cultivate love when we allow our most vulnerable and powerful selves to be deeply seen and known, and when we honor the spiritual connection that grows from that offering with trust, respect, kindness and affection." -Brené Brown. So often it is the sense of connection between us that leads to, or at least contributes to, our distress. As a marriage and family therapist, I believe it is important to help individuals, couples, and families to be able to connect more authentically, developing healthy boundaries which allow for a balance of connection and autonomy.
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Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60643
My clients consist of children and families that have difficulties with emotional and behavioral problems. In which theses problems may be seen at home, school and the community. So it is ideal for me to be able to assist families with developing new plans, problem solve and work on building healthier attachment and relationships. Change can be difficult and good at the same time. Working on better managing a child behavioral and emotional concerns are my priority.
Adults
(313) 307-4343
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Chicago, IL 60643
Adults
My clients consist of children and families that have difficulties with emotional and behavioral problems. In which theses problems may be seen at home, school and the community. So it is ideal for me to be able to assist families with developing new plans, problem solve and work on building healthier attachment and relationships. Change can be difficult and good at the same time. Working on better managing a child behavioral and emotional concerns are my priority.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60606
Jessica graduated from Loyola University Chicago’s Master of Social Work program with a concentration in mental health. Jessica believes in the power of an honest, open, and empathetic space of healing. When individuals feel heard, validated, and supported in a non-judgmental environment that is when the healing begins, and Jessica works to create exactly that for her clients. Jessica strives to assist clients in navigating their lives to help them reach their goals. She focuses on the strengths of each individual and walks with them as they move through whatever challenge life presents.
Adults
(773) 902-0691
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Chicago, IL 60606
Adults
Jessica graduated from Loyola University Chicago’s Master of Social Work program with a concentration in mental health. Jessica believes in the power of an honest, open, and empathetic space of healing. When individuals feel heard, validated, and supported in a non-judgmental environment that is when the healing begins, and Jessica works to create exactly that for her clients. Jessica strives to assist clients in navigating their lives to help them reach their goals. She focuses on the strengths of each individual and walks with them as they move through whatever challenge life presents.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Chicago, IL 60602
Kim McManus is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Registered Dual Disorder Professional, and Certified Personal Trainer with over twenty years of experience working with adolescents, adults, couples and families. Kim earned her Master's degree in Social Work from the University of Illinois at Chicago and has worked in a variety of settings, including schools, community mental health agencies, and an Employee Assistance Program. She specializes in mood and anxiety disorders, relationship issues, couple therapy, personal wellness, addictions, self-esteem, occupational stressors, and challenges related to life transitions.
Adults
(888) 726-7170
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Office is near:
Chicago, IL 60602
Adults
Kim McManus is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Registered Dual Disorder Professional, and Certified Personal Trainer with over twenty years of experience working with adolescents, adults, couples and families. Kim earned her Master's degree in Social Work from the University of Illinois at Chicago and has worked in a variety of settings, including schools, community mental health agencies, and an Employee Assistance Program. She specializes in mood and anxiety disorders, relationship issues, couple therapy, personal wellness, addictions, self-esteem, occupational stressors, and challenges related to life transitions.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60602
The clients who come to me are having difficulty creating the lives that they want for themselves. Sometimes this is due to trauma in their background and other times it is due to other things that are blocking their personal goals such as grief or a break-up/divorce. Clients who work best with me are ones who want to build their internal resources so that they can knowingly move forward in whatever direction they choose.
Adults
(312) 436-0601
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Chicago, IL 60602
Adults
The clients who come to me are having difficulty creating the lives that they want for themselves. Sometimes this is due to trauma in their background and other times it is due to other things that are blocking their personal goals such as grief or a break-up/divorce. Clients who work best with me are ones who want to build their internal resources so that they can knowingly move forward in whatever direction they choose.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60657
I specialize in working with children, adolescents, adults, families, and couples facing a wide range of mental health and medical concerns, including anxiety, depression, relationship issues, and chronic medical conditions. I have a relatable, collaborative, and interactive therapeutic approach and use a variety of empirically-supported treatments in my work, including cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, motivational interviewing, and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy.
Adults
(872) 259-5122
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Chicago, IL 60657
Adults
I specialize in working with children, adolescents, adults, families, and couples facing a wide range of mental health and medical concerns, including anxiety, depression, relationship issues, and chronic medical conditions. I have a relatable, collaborative, and interactive therapeutic approach and use a variety of empirically-supported treatments in my work, including cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, motivational interviewing, and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60602
Often when people start working with me they tell me intellectually they know how to handle something but emotionally they are stuck and keep doing the same unhelpful things over and again. Other times, people come in not knowing why they feel as they do, but they just want to feel better. Initially, couples frequently report having the same problem or argument. By collaborating with my clients, I help them work through what is getting in the way of healthier functioning and relationships. I take a systemic, integrative perspective, informed by research, utilizing a variety of approaches so that I can best meet your needs.
Adults
(224) 255-2531
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Chicago, IL 60602
Adults
Often when people start working with me they tell me intellectually they know how to handle something but emotionally they are stuck and keep doing the same unhelpful things over and again. Other times, people come in not knowing why they feel as they do, but they just want to feel better. Initially, couples frequently report having the same problem or argument. By collaborating with my clients, I help them work through what is getting in the way of healthier functioning and relationships. I take a systemic, integrative perspective, informed by research, utilizing a variety of approaches so that I can best meet your needs.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60601
Nicole has over 10 years of experience working with children, adolescents and adults in a variety of settings, ranging from school and agency to private practice settings. Nicole practices from a person-centered, holistic approach, eluding significant value on the therapeutic relationship in order to initiate an atmosphere of acceptance and compassion. Nicole's ideal client has a readiness to change, coupled with an interest to find alternative methods, tools, and action, to ultimately cultivate the motivation necessary for change to occur.
Adults
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Chicago, IL 60601
Adults
Nicole has over 10 years of experience working with children, adolescents and adults in a variety of settings, ranging from school and agency to private practice settings. Nicole practices from a person-centered, holistic approach, eluding significant value on the therapeutic relationship in order to initiate an atmosphere of acceptance and compassion. Nicole's ideal client has a readiness to change, coupled with an interest to find alternative methods, tools, and action, to ultimately cultivate the motivation necessary for change to occur.
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Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60606
I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor providing individual therapy services to adults. I believe that all individuals have the power to create change in their lives. I work with people to build insight, explore their lived experiences and understand how these experiences intersect to inform thoughts, emotions and behaviors. Through this process, I assist clients in identifying patterns in their life that may no longer be serving them. I apply integrated interventions designed to support each client’s unique needs. I see the client for who they are as an individual, rather than through the lens of a diagnosis.
Adults
(224) 204-0916
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Chicago, IL 60606
Adults
I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor providing individual therapy services to adults. I believe that all individuals have the power to create change in their lives. I work with people to build insight, explore their lived experiences and understand how these experiences intersect to inform thoughts, emotions and behaviors. Through this process, I assist clients in identifying patterns in their life that may no longer be serving them. I apply integrated interventions designed to support each client’s unique needs. I see the client for who they are as an individual, rather than through the lens of a diagnosis.
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60614
**Currently not accepting new clients** Therapy can be overwhelming and even daunting at times. I recognize this challenge and the strength it takes to look at oneself, which is why I strive to create a safe and collaborative therapeutic environment. I value the therapeutic relationship and view this as a supportive opportunity to be open and honest with another person and explore difficult life events. During the therapeutic process, I help clients tell their story and create meaning from their experiences.
Adults
(312) 546-4111
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Chicago, IL 60614
Adults
**Currently not accepting new clients** Therapy can be overwhelming and even daunting at times. I recognize this challenge and the strength it takes to look at oneself, which is why I strive to create a safe and collaborative therapeutic environment. I value the therapeutic relationship and view this as a supportive opportunity to be open and honest with another person and explore difficult life events. During the therapeutic process, I help clients tell their story and create meaning from their experiences.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT, PMH-C Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60625
Relationships are hard work. Sometimes we need help processing emotions and allowing our wounds to heal. Therapy can help unpack years of sweeping things under the rug, or simply equip you with skills to have more fulfilling relationships. In addition to couples therapy, I enjoy working with individual women dealing with transitional issues, anxiety & depression, and self improvement. I have a clinical interest in conflict resolution, parenting, grief & loss, infertility, and long term illness. I also have experience in corporate settings, providing therapy after workplace trauma. See more at- www.amandaatkinschicago.com.
Adults
(312) 651-6909
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Chicago, IL 60625
Adults
Relationships are hard work. Sometimes we need help processing emotions and allowing our wounds to heal. Therapy can help unpack years of sweeping things under the rug, or simply equip you with skills to have more fulfilling relationships. In addition to couples therapy, I enjoy working with individual women dealing with transitional issues, anxiety & depression, and self improvement. I have a clinical interest in conflict resolution, parenting, grief & loss, infertility, and long term illness. I also have experience in corporate settings, providing therapy after workplace trauma. See more at- www.amandaatkinschicago.com.
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Counselor, MA, NCC, LCPC Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60645
Now offering online sessions! Welcome to Pusateri Counseling. Let me tell you what to expect in your sessions. My approach to counseling is client based, collaborative and creative. I meet you where you are and I listen deeply to access solutions that you design. I do this by focusing on your strengths and your unique skills. This creative collaborative can be fun and exciting and often surprising. You are able to set goals and create a working plan on our first visit.
Adults
(773) 250-3578
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Chicago, IL 60645
Adults
Now offering online sessions! Welcome to Pusateri Counseling. Let me tell you what to expect in your sessions. My approach to counseling is client based, collaborative and creative. I meet you where you are and I listen deeply to access solutions that you design. I do this by focusing on your strengths and your unique skills. This creative collaborative can be fun and exciting and often surprising. You are able to set goals and create a working plan on our first visit.
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Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC, MA, MDiv Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60601
Life can be overwhelming! Sometimes we feel like we don’t measure up or fit in. We can start to feel tired and alone. Maybe we can’t seem to concentrate on work, school or other important areas of our lives. Sometimes what seems like a simple task for others makes us feel nervous and overwhelmed. A therapist is both a safety net and a guide, someone to help you discover and recover from what life throws at you. I will strive to make the time spent together a safe place for you to learn more about you, your uniqueness, and your strengths.
Adults
(331) 256-1874
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Chicago, IL 60601
Adults
Life can be overwhelming! Sometimes we feel like we don’t measure up or fit in. We can start to feel tired and alone. Maybe we can’t seem to concentrate on work, school or other important areas of our lives. Sometimes what seems like a simple task for others makes us feel nervous and overwhelmed. A therapist is both a safety net and a guide, someone to help you discover and recover from what life throws at you. I will strive to make the time spent together a safe place for you to learn more about you, your uniqueness, and your strengths.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, CADC, MISA Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60626
Sometimes life goes awry: dreams don't work out, relationships change, tragedy strikes. Other times, things are going well and we want to continue the progress. Regardless of what's brought you here, therapy can be a great way to help. The foundation of my work is trust; I want to ensure you feel safe and comfortable in therapy. Since 2007, I've practiced in many different environments and helped thousands of patients work toward their goals. I'm cross-trained in several fields and have worked in outpatient, inpatient, and emergent settings with a variety of populations including pediatric, adolescent, and adult.
Adults
(773) 546-9073
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Chicago, IL 60626
Adults
Sometimes life goes awry: dreams don't work out, relationships change, tragedy strikes. Other times, things are going well and we want to continue the progress. Regardless of what's brought you here, therapy can be a great way to help. The foundation of my work is trust; I want to ensure you feel safe and comfortable in therapy. Since 2007, I've practiced in many different environments and helped thousands of patients work toward their goals. I'm cross-trained in several fields and have worked in outpatient, inpatient, and emergent settings with a variety of populations including pediatric, adolescent, and adult.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60611
Finding the right therapist can be hard work, but you're in the right place. I specialize in working with adults and couples in transition. I have experience facilitating change related to depression, anxiety, stress management, low self-esteem, relationship difficulties, pregnancy or parenthood, and professional or educational transitions. At your first visit, we will focus on what brings you to therapy and what you are hoping to achieve.
Adults
(312) 800-1628
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Chicago, IL 60611
Adults
Finding the right therapist can be hard work, but you're in the right place. I specialize in working with adults and couples in transition. I have experience facilitating change related to depression, anxiety, stress management, low self-esteem, relationship difficulties, pregnancy or parenthood, and professional or educational transitions. At your first visit, we will focus on what brings you to therapy and what you are hoping to achieve.
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Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MS, AMFT Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60611
Life is hard and sometimes asking for help is even harder. Beginning therapy can be nerve wrecking, but I welcome you to an opportunity to build yourself and the relationships around you. Everyone’s experiences and obstacles are different, which is why I prioritize a collaborative style that is adjustable to your needs. Creating an environment that is warm, empathetic, interactive and humorous is important in achieving a safe and non-judgemental space for my clients.
Adults
(312) 604-5437
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Chicago, IL 60611
Adults
Life is hard and sometimes asking for help is even harder. Beginning therapy can be nerve wrecking, but I welcome you to an opportunity to build yourself and the relationships around you. Everyone’s experiences and obstacles are different, which is why I prioritize a collaborative style that is adjustable to your needs. Creating an environment that is warm, empathetic, interactive and humorous is important in achieving a safe and non-judgemental space for my clients.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, RYT200 Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Chicago, IL 60618
My name is Marie. I am a social worker and psychotherapist. I consider it a privilege to come alongside individuals and their families as they courageously navigate the challenges in their lives. As a trauma-informed yoga instructor and mental health clinician, I strive to consider the needs of the whole person: mind, body and spirit. My approach to therapy focuses on building on the client's individual strengths as we work together to achieve treatment goals. I create a safe and inviting space that encourages emotional exploration, curiosity and healing.
Adults
(773) 825-3970
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Office is near:
Chicago, IL 60618
Adults
My name is Marie. I am a social worker and psychotherapist. I consider it a privilege to come alongside individuals and their families as they courageously navigate the challenges in their lives. As a trauma-informed yoga instructor and mental health clinician, I strive to consider the needs of the whole person: mind, body and spirit. My approach to therapy focuses on building on the client's individual strengths as we work together to achieve treatment goals. I create a safe and inviting space that encourages emotional exploration, curiosity and healing.
Photo of Noelle McWard, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60613
Therapy can truly change how you see yourself, how you feel and how you experience life. It is a wonderful process, and I love my work as a therapist. I work with individuals who are facing issues of depression, anxiety, grief, life transition issues, and relationship issues. I also work with couples who are seeking to improve communication and connectedness in their relationships. My style with clients is warm and interactive. I am very involved in the therapeutic process, and view it as an active dialogue where we are working together towards your goals.
Adults
(773) 219-3588
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Chicago, IL 60613
Adults
Therapy can truly change how you see yourself, how you feel and how you experience life. It is a wonderful process, and I love my work as a therapist. I work with individuals who are facing issues of depression, anxiety, grief, life transition issues, and relationship issues. I also work with couples who are seeking to improve communication and connectedness in their relationships. My style with clients is warm and interactive. I am very involved in the therapeutic process, and view it as an active dialogue where we are working together towards your goals.

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Adults Therapists
The Chicago adult therapists listed here have identified their focus on adult therapy in Chicago, adult counseling, help for Chicago adults in therapy, or Chicago adult counseling. An adult therapist in Chicago and adult psychologists mostly work with adults, handle a broad range of issues especially as they relate to adult relationships, and adult child relationships.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Chicago are able to work with a wide range of issues. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in Chicago

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in Chicago you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in Chicago and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in Chicago or family therapy in Chicago.