Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60657
It takes courage to seek out professional help. This may be your first time starting therapy or you are ready to continue the process after a new life challenge has come up. I strongly believe that you already have the inner resources you need to feel better, but may need assistance accessing these resources in a healthy way. Our work together will be about finding out what blocks you from feeling more empowered and alive. By learning new ways to be with difficult thoughts and experiences, it will be easier to meet the challenges and change that life inevitable brings.
Chronic Illness
(773) 840-7414
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Chicago, IL 60657
Chronic Illness
It takes courage to seek out professional help. This may be your first time starting therapy or you are ready to continue the process after a new life challenge has come up. I strongly believe that you already have the inner resources you need to feel better, but may need assistance accessing these resources in a healthy way. Our work together will be about finding out what blocks you from feeling more empowered and alive. By learning new ways to be with difficult thoughts and experiences, it will be easier to meet the challenges and change that life inevitable brings.
Photo of Alison Chruscinski, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CTTS Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60613
A break-up, the loss of a loved one, anxiety, or adjusting to a life transition are common issues addressed in therapy. Most people go through difficult times; therapy helps you to gain better insight into your struggles and make lasting changes. Therapy can truly change how you see yourself, how you feel, and how you experience life. I work to create a judgment free, safe environment using a strength-based, holistic approach to meet your individual needs. I have extensive training in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), though this is just one of the tools in my toolbox. I believe therapy is a collaborative process that is tailored
Chronic Illness
(773) 442-2484
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Chicago, IL 60613
Chronic Illness
A break-up, the loss of a loved one, anxiety, or adjusting to a life transition are common issues addressed in therapy. Most people go through difficult times; therapy helps you to gain better insight into your struggles and make lasting changes. Therapy can truly change how you see yourself, how you feel, and how you experience life. I work to create a judgment free, safe environment using a strength-based, holistic approach to meet your individual needs. I have extensive training in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), though this is just one of the tools in my toolbox. I believe therapy is a collaborative process that is tailored
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Counselor, EdD, LCPC, NCC Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60603
I am a firm believer that seeking wellness is the first step in gaining control over your life and achieving your goals. I serve as a passenger alongside clients in their journey and we collaborate on ways to address concerns and ways to improve and grow. I embrace diversity of all kinds and believe that our unique differences are what makes the world interesting and vibrant.
Chronic Illness
(773) 207-1056
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Chicago, IL 60603
Chronic Illness
I am a firm believer that seeking wellness is the first step in gaining control over your life and achieving your goals. I serve as a passenger alongside clients in their journey and we collaborate on ways to address concerns and ways to improve and grow. I embrace diversity of all kinds and believe that our unique differences are what makes the world interesting and vibrant.
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60660
I am a CBT and ACT-informed therapist who wants to help adults of any age to live a more fulfilling life. I enjoy working with people who are struggling with things like stress, sadness or worrying and are curious to find another way to tackle those issues. I want to work with each client to find specific, tailored goals and then use the time in therapy to help clients achieve them. I am eager to help clients examine their values and make changes in their life. Aligning actions with values can make life so much more meaningful. I hope you find me to be a friendly, knowledgeable, and caring professional.
Chronic Illness
(872) 240-5986
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Chicago, IL 60660
Chronic Illness
I am a CBT and ACT-informed therapist who wants to help adults of any age to live a more fulfilling life. I enjoy working with people who are struggling with things like stress, sadness or worrying and are curious to find another way to tackle those issues. I want to work with each client to find specific, tailored goals and then use the time in therapy to help clients achieve them. I am eager to help clients examine their values and make changes in their life. Aligning actions with values can make life so much more meaningful. I hope you find me to be a friendly, knowledgeable, and caring professional.
Photo of Marta Johnson, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MSW Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60602
**Please Note: I am not accepting new clients at this time due to an upcoming family leave of absence.** Whether you are looking to make a change in your life or are seeking support due to a difficult loss, I believe the decision to seek professional support is an action of both courage and strength. As your therapist, I will listen carefully to you, with respect, openness, and patience, trusting you as the expert in your own life. I work with many younger adults surrounding professional challenges, transitions to new environments, and changes in life circumstances. If you're ready to talk, I'm ready to listen.
Chronic Illness
(312) 626-7201
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Chicago, IL 60602
Chronic Illness
**Please Note: I am not accepting new clients at this time due to an upcoming family leave of absence.** Whether you are looking to make a change in your life or are seeking support due to a difficult loss, I believe the decision to seek professional support is an action of both courage and strength. As your therapist, I will listen carefully to you, with respect, openness, and patience, trusting you as the expert in your own life. I work with many younger adults surrounding professional challenges, transitions to new environments, and changes in life circumstances. If you're ready to talk, I'm ready to listen.
Photo of Samantha Elliott, Counselor
Counselor, MA, CPFT, NCC, LCPC Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60613
Are you feeling unmotivated? Do you feel drained? Like you can't even gather the energy to do the things that used to make you happy? Are you laying awake at night wishing for something more? I can help. I can help you live a life of meaning. I can help you find peace of mind. I can help you feel better about you.
Chronic Illness
(773) 766-7727
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Chicago, IL 60613
Chronic Illness
Are you feeling unmotivated? Do you feel drained? Like you can't even gather the energy to do the things that used to make you happy? Are you laying awake at night wishing for something more? I can help. I can help you live a life of meaning. I can help you find peace of mind. I can help you feel better about you.
Photo of Rachel Lurie, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, CADC, LCPC Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60613
Does your weight interfere with your ability to feel good about yourself? Does your eating feel out of control or a constant source of anxiety? Have you tried diets, only to end up feeling like a failure? No matter where you are in your relationship with food, I can help you calm the vicious cycle of binging and dieting, allowing your body to return to a healthy and natural weight for you. Problems with eating affect every aspect of our lives, from relationships, to physical activity, and most importantly, to the seemingly simple act of enjoying one's own company.
Chronic Illness
(773) 435-9222
Verified

Chicago, IL 60613
Chronic Illness
Does your weight interfere with your ability to feel good about yourself? Does your eating feel out of control or a constant source of anxiety? Have you tried diets, only to end up feeling like a failure? No matter where you are in your relationship with food, I can help you calm the vicious cycle of binging and dieting, allowing your body to return to a healthy and natural weight for you. Problems with eating affect every aspect of our lives, from relationships, to physical activity, and most importantly, to the seemingly simple act of enjoying one's own company.
Photo of Cassandra Kandah, Psychologist
Psychologist, MS, PhD, LP Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60606
Your heart drops into your stomach and you are at a loss for words. Maybe you feel numb. Maybe you can't stop crying. No matter what your reaction is, your life as you know it has changed in one instance. You've been diagnosed with a terminal or chronic illness. A flood of questions comes to your mind: is this the beginning of the end, how will this effect my career, how do I tell my family? I have dedicated my life to guiding people through the emotional difficulties related to managing conditions such as: mild cognitive impairment, dementia, TBI, stroke, cancer, transplant, and pregnancy/fertility concerns.
Chronic Illness
(224) 470-8061
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Chicago, IL 60606
Chronic Illness
Your heart drops into your stomach and you are at a loss for words. Maybe you feel numb. Maybe you can't stop crying. No matter what your reaction is, your life as you know it has changed in one instance. You've been diagnosed with a terminal or chronic illness. A flood of questions comes to your mind: is this the beginning of the end, how will this effect my career, how do I tell my family? I have dedicated my life to guiding people through the emotional difficulties related to managing conditions such as: mild cognitive impairment, dementia, TBI, stroke, cancer, transplant, and pregnancy/fertility concerns.
Licensed Professional Counselor, LCPC, R-DMT, GLCMA Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60641
My intention is to guide folks back into their bodies with a felt sense of healing by re-claiming safety, expanding awareness, owning truth, and cultivating compassion. In the process, we tap into different aspects of the psyche, stored in the body, which have been silenced, shrunken, or scared. My goal is to create brave, inclusive spaces in order to allow for expression, liberation, + connection.
Chronic Illness
(224) 808-3740
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Chicago, IL 60641
Chronic Illness
My intention is to guide folks back into their bodies with a felt sense of healing by re-claiming safety, expanding awareness, owning truth, and cultivating compassion. In the process, we tap into different aspects of the psyche, stored in the body, which have been silenced, shrunken, or scared. My goal is to create brave, inclusive spaces in order to allow for expression, liberation, + connection.
Photo of Doris W Klinkhamer, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, LCSW Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60611
I provide a warm, accepting, thoughtful and insightful environment so that we can begin to explore they ways that you are looking to create change. I know that it is not uncommon to feel stuck, unsure and wonder how to proceed in your life yet I believe we all hold the ability to explore and even overcome these barriers and experience life in new ways. Please feel free to contact me for a free phone consultation so that we can begin to understand the ways you are needing to create changes in your life.
Chronic Illness
(312) 719-1926
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Chicago, IL 60611
Chronic Illness
I provide a warm, accepting, thoughtful and insightful environment so that we can begin to explore they ways that you are looking to create change. I know that it is not uncommon to feel stuck, unsure and wonder how to proceed in your life yet I believe we all hold the ability to explore and even overcome these barriers and experience life in new ways. Please feel free to contact me for a free phone consultation so that we can begin to understand the ways you are needing to create changes in your life.
Photo of Gracie Bates-Davis, Counselor
Counselor, MDiv, MA, MA, LCPC Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60604
Are you unsure of how to make decisions at this time? Has your life been turned upside down? Are you seeking direction in your life? Living through a global pandemic, racial evolution, recession, and heated political climate create an environment for stress, anxiety, and depression to amp up. Living life has changed, and therapy can help to explore ways to live more intentionally.
Chronic Illness
(312) 809-6984
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Chicago, IL 60604
Chronic Illness
Are you unsure of how to make decisions at this time? Has your life been turned upside down? Are you seeking direction in your life? Living through a global pandemic, racial evolution, recession, and heated political climate create an environment for stress, anxiety, and depression to amp up. Living life has changed, and therapy can help to explore ways to live more intentionally.
Photo of Beth Elia, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60602
During these trying times, I understand how anxiety, depression, relationship woes, physical and mental health challenges, and family strife can increase as if it's under a microscope! Individuals want and need internal working systems that help them do more than cope and survive, they need the strength and awareness to grow from trials and tribulations both within and outside of one's control.
Chronic Illness
(872) 278-6689
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Chicago, IL 60602
Chronic Illness
During these trying times, I understand how anxiety, depression, relationship woes, physical and mental health challenges, and family strife can increase as if it's under a microscope! Individuals want and need internal working systems that help them do more than cope and survive, they need the strength and awareness to grow from trials and tribulations both within and outside of one's control.
Photo of Aimee Dokko Osborne, Counselor
Counselor, MA, NCC, LCPC Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60602
Whether you desire to make changes, heal wounds or develop a more genuine and authentic life, Aimee invites you to partner with her in creating a safe, supportive space for reflection and growth. Examine, explore and discover how maintain a more gratifying and joyful lifestyle. As your story unfolds, she tailors a wholistic approach that meets your personal needs, goals and aspirations.
Chronic Illness
(312) 516-2454
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Chicago, IL 60602
Chronic Illness
Whether you desire to make changes, heal wounds or develop a more genuine and authentic life, Aimee invites you to partner with her in creating a safe, supportive space for reflection and growth. Examine, explore and discover how maintain a more gratifying and joyful lifestyle. As your story unfolds, she tailors a wholistic approach that meets your personal needs, goals and aspirations.
Photo of Morgan Waggoner, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LCPC Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60602
Searching for a therapist and starting therapy can feel overwhelming. Whether you are experiencing stress related to work, life transitions, or relationships, the therapeutic process is here to provide an outlet and for you to process your emotions and find relief. My role is to provide you with a welcoming/ judgement-free space, where you can feel heard and understood. I will support you in overcoming adversity, strengthening relationships, and increasing self-awareness. I work with adolescents and adults, and I integrate a wide range of therapeutic methods so I can provide therapy that best fits your personal needs and strengths.
Chronic Illness
(317) 668-4063 x5
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Chicago, IL 60602
Chronic Illness
Searching for a therapist and starting therapy can feel overwhelming. Whether you are experiencing stress related to work, life transitions, or relationships, the therapeutic process is here to provide an outlet and for you to process your emotions and find relief. My role is to provide you with a welcoming/ judgement-free space, where you can feel heard and understood. I will support you in overcoming adversity, strengthening relationships, and increasing self-awareness. I work with adolescents and adults, and I integrate a wide range of therapeutic methods so I can provide therapy that best fits your personal needs and strengths.
Photo of Jessica E Garcia
MA Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60603
Many clients seek therapy with hopes to better understand themselves as people and how they relate to others, or because patterns in their lives have grown to become ineffective or dissatisfying. Every client is different and I tailor my approach accordingly. I believe that we are a culmination of our life experiences based upon the various facets of our identity, and how that intersects with the feedback we've received and internalized from others. My hope in working with clients is to help them gain insight into their patterns, to collaboratively help them make appropriate changes, and to help them live a life filled with meaning.
Chronic Illness
(312) 854-2536
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Chicago, IL 60603
Chronic Illness
Many clients seek therapy with hopes to better understand themselves as people and how they relate to others, or because patterns in their lives have grown to become ineffective or dissatisfying. Every client is different and I tailor my approach accordingly. I believe that we are a culmination of our life experiences based upon the various facets of our identity, and how that intersects with the feedback we've received and internalized from others. My hope in working with clients is to help them gain insight into their patterns, to collaboratively help them make appropriate changes, and to help them live a life filled with meaning.
Photo of Deema Soufan, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60611
Have you had depression and/or anxiety symptoms during pregnancy or one year postpartum? Perinatal mood disorders can feel isolating and confusing. I have a passion for working with pregnant women and mothers. Motherhood comes with its own unique set of challenges such as loss of one’s identity, work life balance, isolation, and guilt. I recognize how hard it can be to feel the pressure of being the "perfect" mother. Often times women do not share their personal struggles about motherhood for fear of ridicule. I create a judgement-free space where you can speak openly about their experiences.
Chronic Illness
(872) 281-4373
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Chicago, IL 60611
Chronic Illness
Have you had depression and/or anxiety symptoms during pregnancy or one year postpartum? Perinatal mood disorders can feel isolating and confusing. I have a passion for working with pregnant women and mothers. Motherhood comes with its own unique set of challenges such as loss of one’s identity, work life balance, isolation, and guilt. I recognize how hard it can be to feel the pressure of being the "perfect" mother. Often times women do not share their personal struggles about motherhood for fear of ridicule. I create a judgement-free space where you can speak openly about their experiences.
Photo of Kristen Widing
LSW Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60614
You are not alone. Fear, anger, anxiety, insecurity are some ways our minds informs us that we are in need of something more. Maybe it is quitting an unhealthy habit, discovering who you are, or setting new boundaries in relationships. I will work with you to discover how to change the behavior or thought patterns that may be keeping you from thriving and feeling empowered in your own life.
Chronic Illness
(872) 241-2401
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Chicago, IL 60614
Chronic Illness
You are not alone. Fear, anger, anxiety, insecurity are some ways our minds informs us that we are in need of something more. Maybe it is quitting an unhealthy habit, discovering who you are, or setting new boundaries in relationships. I will work with you to discover how to change the behavior or thought patterns that may be keeping you from thriving and feeling empowered in your own life.
Photo of Laura Lange, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Chicago, IL 60602
Many people come to me saying that they don't recognize themselves anymore or that they are not living the life they want to be living. They might feel plagued with negative thoughts, fear, anxiety and overall feel stuck because the things they were using to cope in the past are not helping them now. If you have been feeling this way, I want you to know that you are not alone and that there is treatment for you as an individual. Treatment can drastically change your life and that way you are interacting in your life!
Chronic Illness
(847) 440-1837
Verified
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Office is near:
Chicago, IL 60602
Chronic Illness
Many people come to me saying that they don't recognize themselves anymore or that they are not living the life they want to be living. They might feel plagued with negative thoughts, fear, anxiety and overall feel stuck because the things they were using to cope in the past are not helping them now. If you have been feeling this way, I want you to know that you are not alone and that there is treatment for you as an individual. Treatment can drastically change your life and that way you are interacting in your life!
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, NCC, LPC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Chicago, IL 60612
Therapy is a process and it can be difficult for people to navigate; I hope to ease the stress of this process and make life easier for you. It's incredibly hard to reach out for support when you feel at your most vulnerable or are overwhelmed. Many folks need a listening ear or an objective third-party who doesn't pass judgement...and that's where I come in. I'm here to: help you process what's going on in your life (or maybe even that deep stuff from childhood...?), offer clarity, provide coping skills, and support you.
Chronic Illness
(224) 478-0798
Verified
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Office is near:
Chicago, IL 60612
Chronic Illness
Therapy is a process and it can be difficult for people to navigate; I hope to ease the stress of this process and make life easier for you. It's incredibly hard to reach out for support when you feel at your most vulnerable or are overwhelmed. Many folks need a listening ear or an objective third-party who doesn't pass judgement...and that's where I come in. I'm here to: help you process what's going on in your life (or maybe even that deep stuff from childhood...?), offer clarity, provide coping skills, and support you.
Photo of Lisa Lien
PsyD Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60625
I work from a primarily relational based framework that takes into account various influential factors, some of which include the impact of early development, attachment relationships, components of identity, methods of striving for significance and belonging in the world, and strategies for establishing resilience and coping with distress. I take on a curious and collaborative approach with my clients in examining these influences. Doing so brings about awareness of one’s sensitivities and stressors, core values, and the patterns of behavior that cause one to feel “stuck” or overwhelmed.
Chronic Illness
(872) 228-2666 x4
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Chicago, IL 60625
Chronic Illness
I work from a primarily relational based framework that takes into account various influential factors, some of which include the impact of early development, attachment relationships, components of identity, methods of striving for significance and belonging in the world, and strategies for establishing resilience and coping with distress. I take on a curious and collaborative approach with my clients in examining these influences. Doing so brings about awareness of one’s sensitivities and stressors, core values, and the patterns of behavior that cause one to feel “stuck” or overwhelmed.

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Chronic Illness Therapists
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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.