Bruce Koff, MSW, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Chicago
Psychotherapy is the art of creating lasting change by holding the experience, wisdom and knowledge of both therapist and client within the care and connection of a trusting relationship. For over 30 years, I have been helping people find sound solutions to vexing problems: anxiety, depresson, trauma, relational conflicts, health problems and life transitions. I have also devoted much of that time to promoting the well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and queer-identified people. My work involves creating an amalgam of approaches tailored to your needs, focusing not just on problems and barriers, but on your strengths, talents and capacities.
I am a Founding Partner of Live Oak, a group of psychotherapists and consultants who recognize the value of difference and the courage of authenticity. We also attend to both what is happening within you and what occurs between you and others in the various arenas of your life.
I have been an advocate for decades for LGBT concerns in the mental health field, co-authored the book "Something To Tell You: The Road Families Travel When A Child Is Gay," and have trained hundreds of clinicians in affirmative practice with LGBT individuals and families.
Call or Email Bruce Koff for a free phone consultation now - (773) 840-7415


  • Years in Practice: 30+ Years
  • School: University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Year Graduated: 1979
  • License No. and State: 149-003431 Illinois


  • Avg Cost (per session): $130 - $170
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, Check, Mastercard, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.


  • Gay
  • Relationship Issues
  • Anxiety


  • Depression
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Grief
  • Peer Relationships
  • Same-Sex Couples
  • Self Esteem
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma and PTSD

Mental Health

  • Mood Disorders


  • Bisexual
  • Lesbian

Client Focus


  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)


  • Bisexual Clients
  • Gay Clients
  • HIV / AIDS Clients
  • Lesbian Clients

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • EMDR
  • Eclectic
  • Existential
  • Humanistic
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • LGBT Affirmative Practice
  • Psychodynamic
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Trauma Focused


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group
Last Modified: 02 Nov 2016
Bruce Koff, MSW, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Chicago

Bruce Koff

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW