Counselor, MA, MPH, RN, LCPC Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60602
Choosing a therapist you feel you can work well with is critical to successful treatment. I offer a safe, collaborative, empathic & trusting relational space in which you can explore your issues and concerns without fear of judgment. We will work together to help you develop greater self-understanding, foster close, connected relationships, uncover thought & behavioral patterns that interfere with happiness, master coping skills and achieve the emotional vitality necessary to a healthy, productive and satisfying life. In addition to excellent training, I also bring life experience, wisdom, curiosity and compassion into treatment.
Coping Skills
(312) 854-2751
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60602
Coping Skills
Choosing a therapist you feel you can work well with is critical to successful treatment. I offer a safe, collaborative, empathic & trusting relational space in which you can explore your issues and concerns without fear of judgment. We will work together to help you develop greater self-understanding, foster close, connected relationships, uncover thought & behavioral patterns that interfere with happiness, master coping skills and achieve the emotional vitality necessary to a healthy, productive and satisfying life. In addition to excellent training, I also bring life experience, wisdom, curiosity and compassion into treatment.
Photo of Gloria Bell Behavioral Health Counseling Services, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CADC, PCGC Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60620
Are you tired of not living your best life? Are you overwhelmed with uncontrollable stressed and anxiety due to trauma, family problems, interpersonal relationships, violence, alcohol and or substance abuse? Do you want to learn coping skills to manage daily stress? If you answered yes, to any of these questions, help is available. I can help you build, restore and live the life you deserve as well as desire. I utilize a Strength and Resilience Based, Therapeutic Coaching Model. My clients learn to focus, recharge, and build on their inner strengths. Let's work together to build your mental health wealth.​
Coping Skills
(773) 295-1383
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60620
Coping Skills
Are you tired of not living your best life? Are you overwhelmed with uncontrollable stressed and anxiety due to trauma, family problems, interpersonal relationships, violence, alcohol and or substance abuse? Do you want to learn coping skills to manage daily stress? If you answered yes, to any of these questions, help is available. I can help you build, restore and live the life you deserve as well as desire. I utilize a Strength and Resilience Based, Therapeutic Coaching Model. My clients learn to focus, recharge, and build on their inner strengths. Let's work together to build your mental health wealth.​
Photo of Alison O'Hara, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60640
My therapeutic approach emphasizes how our perspectives on life and relationships are informed by past experiences, where we are in the present, and our future hopes. I strive to create an open environment allowing access to the meaning of these experiences and explore the impact this has on our lives.
Coping Skills
(224) 214-5067
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60640
Coping Skills
My therapeutic approach emphasizes how our perspectives on life and relationships are informed by past experiences, where we are in the present, and our future hopes. I strive to create an open environment allowing access to the meaning of these experiences and explore the impact this has on our lives.
Photo of Clara F Villaseñor, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60640
My joy in working with adults, is being a support for you when dealing with challenging life changes like relationship issues and self-doubt. I enjoy building a trusting therapeutic relationship as I'm committed to support you in managing these problems and help facilitate change in order to relieve some stress and enhance your life experience. Together, we will work towards finding relief, establishing a life balance and developing coping mechanisms to improve wellbeing.
Coping Skills
(872) 814-6088
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60640
Coping Skills
My joy in working with adults, is being a support for you when dealing with challenging life changes like relationship issues and self-doubt. I enjoy building a trusting therapeutic relationship as I'm committed to support you in managing these problems and help facilitate change in order to relieve some stress and enhance your life experience. Together, we will work towards finding relief, establishing a life balance and developing coping mechanisms to improve wellbeing.
Photo of Emily Goldman, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, LCSW Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60646
I offer a compassionate and individualized approach to therapy, helping adults and children to navigate challenging situations and develop healthy responses to stress. I work one-on-one with clients to identify the root of their struggles and offer concrete strategies to reduce stress, improve communication, and enhance relationships. I have over a decade of experience providing support to individuals and families throughout Chicago and the north shore. My specialties include anxiety, depression, mood disorders, OCD, relationship issues, family/marital challenges, parenting support and more.
Coping Skills
(872) 244-6245 x500
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60646
Coping Skills
I offer a compassionate and individualized approach to therapy, helping adults and children to navigate challenging situations and develop healthy responses to stress. I work one-on-one with clients to identify the root of their struggles and offer concrete strategies to reduce stress, improve communication, and enhance relationships. I have over a decade of experience providing support to individuals and families throughout Chicago and the north shore. My specialties include anxiety, depression, mood disorders, OCD, relationship issues, family/marital challenges, parenting support and more.
Photo of Chicago Personal Growth Institute,
LCSW, LCPC, ATR Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60606
We are dedicated to helping people improve emotional, physical and spiritual well-being by focusing on personal growth. Our team of highly qualified therapists has experience in a wide variety of issues including relationship issues, depression and anxiety. However, we don't dwell on what isn't working; we help you build upon what IS working. Our approach is empowering, empathetic and non-judgmental. We help you identify and release unhealthy behavior patterns, which may interfere with your ability to experience a deeper sense of peace and serenity. We look forward to working with you and in accompanying you upon your journey.
Coping Skills
(312) 620-1924
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60606
Coping Skills
We are dedicated to helping people improve emotional, physical and spiritual well-being by focusing on personal growth. Our team of highly qualified therapists has experience in a wide variety of issues including relationship issues, depression and anxiety. However, we don't dwell on what isn't working; we help you build upon what IS working. Our approach is empowering, empathetic and non-judgmental. We help you identify and release unhealthy behavior patterns, which may interfere with your ability to experience a deeper sense of peace and serenity. We look forward to working with you and in accompanying you upon your journey.
Photo of Matthew Cramer, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CADC Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60611
My name is Matthew Cramer and I'm a psychotherapist and addictions counselor. If you're considering therapy but aren't quite sure, or aren't entirely comfortable opening up to a stranger, then you've come to the right place! Most people who see me have little to no experience with therapists or therapy. Many are uncomfortable asking for help, believing it is a sign of "weakness." Others come from families where "staying strong," and keeping "personal business" in the family was the norm. Whatever their story, they are able to open up to me.
Coping Skills
(773) 328-8720
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60611
Coping Skills
My name is Matthew Cramer and I'm a psychotherapist and addictions counselor. If you're considering therapy but aren't quite sure, or aren't entirely comfortable opening up to a stranger, then you've come to the right place! Most people who see me have little to no experience with therapists or therapy. Many are uncomfortable asking for help, believing it is a sign of "weakness." Others come from families where "staying strong," and keeping "personal business" in the family was the norm. Whatever their story, they are able to open up to me.
Photo of The Juniper Center&Center for Relationship Health, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD, CSADC, BCETS Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60611
Life gets complicated. You have been trying all that you know how to do to make things better for yourself or for someone you love but have run out of energy, ideas or both. You may have a relationship with someone you love but just can't seem to get along. You may be a parent trying to best figure out how to help a child or teen who is having problems. You may feel burdened by sadness, fear or stress.Or, perhaps you have old wounds that seem to keep interfering with you creating the life you want.
Coping Skills
(847) 920-7884 x1
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60611
Coping Skills
Life gets complicated. You have been trying all that you know how to do to make things better for yourself or for someone you love but have run out of energy, ideas or both. You may have a relationship with someone you love but just can't seem to get along. You may be a parent trying to best figure out how to help a child or teen who is having problems. You may feel burdened by sadness, fear or stress.Or, perhaps you have old wounds that seem to keep interfering with you creating the life you want.
Photo of Amee Dassani, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60616
I take a holistic perspective in my approach and seek to make you feel respected and heard. Creating a client focused treatment plan based on an integration of theories., I am happy to assist and collaborate with you on this journey of healing and growth. My sessions are conducted remotely through a HIPAA compliant videoconferencing site. This provides you with the flexibility, comfort and convenience of not having to travel for therapy services. I take a collaborative approach as I value the therapeutic relationship and have a lot of empathy for your challenges.
Coping Skills
(630) 756-2929
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60616
Coping Skills
I take a holistic perspective in my approach and seek to make you feel respected and heard. Creating a client focused treatment plan based on an integration of theories., I am happy to assist and collaborate with you on this journey of healing and growth. My sessions are conducted remotely through a HIPAA compliant videoconferencing site. This provides you with the flexibility, comfort and convenience of not having to travel for therapy services. I take a collaborative approach as I value the therapeutic relationship and have a lot of empathy for your challenges.
Photo of Papa Adams, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60618
Creating change can feel back breaking, especially when going at it on your own. Seeking a therapist can help you develop insight, and access to the growth that you wish to construct. Working together, we can define change as self-acceptance, improvement or understanding. You deserve trust, respect and compassion from me as your therapist, and it’s my honor to ensure those core values. I have about 15 years’ experience supporting and working with people living with issues of depression, anxiety, stress, time management, perfectionism, procrastination and addiction across a wide variety of settings.
Coping Skills
(773) 832-5980
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60618
Coping Skills
Creating change can feel back breaking, especially when going at it on your own. Seeking a therapist can help you develop insight, and access to the growth that you wish to construct. Working together, we can define change as self-acceptance, improvement or understanding. You deserve trust, respect and compassion from me as your therapist, and it’s my honor to ensure those core values. I have about 15 years’ experience supporting and working with people living with issues of depression, anxiety, stress, time management, perfectionism, procrastination and addiction across a wide variety of settings.
Photo of Dr. Pia Alexandra Holec
PsyD Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60611
Making your first therapy appointment can be daunting. As a psychotherapist, I get that. It is my priority to make individuals, couples, and families feel understood, heard, and respected. Here's your opportunity to make a change in your life. ..............................Life has its challenges. My therapeutic approach is to help you navigate the process of overcoming difficulties within your life. I enjoy working with individuals and couples who are apprehensive about starting treatment, are motivated for change, and are open to working outside of their comfort zone.
Coping Skills
(312) 646-4395
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60611
Coping Skills
Making your first therapy appointment can be daunting. As a psychotherapist, I get that. It is my priority to make individuals, couples, and families feel understood, heard, and respected. Here's your opportunity to make a change in your life. ..............................Life has its challenges. My therapeutic approach is to help you navigate the process of overcoming difficulties within your life. I enjoy working with individuals and couples who are apprehensive about starting treatment, are motivated for change, and are open to working outside of their comfort zone.
Photo of Kristen E Anderson, Counselor
Counselor, PhD, LMHC , NCC Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60660
Accepting new/ tele-health clients!! Welcome, simply arriving on this site suggests you have moved forward on your journey to health and wellness. I have been counseling clients for over 20 years and have found that making this initial outreach is often the biggest hurdle. Many of the individuals I work with have experienced depression or anxiety and many have found that substance use, once a form of 'decompression', has in fact compounded their struggle. This does not need to be your 'new' or 'permanant normal.'
Coping Skills
(224) 204-0535
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60660
Coping Skills
Accepting new/ tele-health clients!! Welcome, simply arriving on this site suggests you have moved forward on your journey to health and wellness. I have been counseling clients for over 20 years and have found that making this initial outreach is often the biggest hurdle. Many of the individuals I work with have experienced depression or anxiety and many have found that substance use, once a form of 'decompression', has in fact compounded their struggle. This does not need to be your 'new' or 'permanant normal.'
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60601
Do you find yourself feeling stuck in patterns of perfectionism or procrastination that you cannot break no matter how hard you try? Are you feeling at mercy to your own self-critic? Perhaps you begin to wonder, “Why try?” Life seems to be passing by and you might feel caught up in avoiding things that are important to you such as relationships, work, school, or your hobbies. Your thoughts, sensations and feelings appear to control how you live your life leaving you feeling helpless, ashamed, overwhelmed and misunderstood. We can work together to help you process these feelings and grow.
Coping Skills
(312) 729-5376
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60601
Coping Skills
Do you find yourself feeling stuck in patterns of perfectionism or procrastination that you cannot break no matter how hard you try? Are you feeling at mercy to your own self-critic? Perhaps you begin to wonder, “Why try?” Life seems to be passing by and you might feel caught up in avoiding things that are important to you such as relationships, work, school, or your hobbies. Your thoughts, sensations and feelings appear to control how you live your life leaving you feeling helpless, ashamed, overwhelmed and misunderstood. We can work together to help you process these feelings and grow.
Photo of Hannah Adams
MA, LPC Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60640
I enjoy working with clients on a variety of issues and concerns. From depression and anxiety to life transitions and complex trauma. I thrive on working with you to bring a greater awareness of your needs, as well as compassion for yourself as you are working, growing, changing and transcending the issues that are causing stress or dysfunction. I have experience working with children, adults and couples; all of who come from diverse backgrounds, ethnicity, sexual orientation and socioeconomic status.
Coping Skills
(773) 492-8051
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60640
Coping Skills
I enjoy working with clients on a variety of issues and concerns. From depression and anxiety to life transitions and complex trauma. I thrive on working with you to bring a greater awareness of your needs, as well as compassion for yourself as you are working, growing, changing and transcending the issues that are causing stress or dysfunction. I have experience working with children, adults and couples; all of who come from diverse backgrounds, ethnicity, sexual orientation and socioeconomic status.
Photo of Donna Ferraro, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Chicago, IL 60608
I specialize in working with young children/adolescents who may have emotional, behavioral and mental health disorders. I am empathetic, effective, and have 17+ years of experience with this client base. My keen understanding of diverse backgrounds allows me to be highly responsive to a client's individual needs and circumstances. I am also very passionate about staying current with the latest evidence-based research and techniques which may be able to benefit my clients. Building a strong rapport with my clients is of the utmost importance, allowing me to accurately assess and treat my client's emotional/mental health needs.
Coping Skills
(708) 223-2954
Verified
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Office is near:
Chicago, IL 60608
Coping Skills
I specialize in working with young children/adolescents who may have emotional, behavioral and mental health disorders. I am empathetic, effective, and have 17+ years of experience with this client base. My keen understanding of diverse backgrounds allows me to be highly responsive to a client's individual needs and circumstances. I am also very passionate about staying current with the latest evidence-based research and techniques which may be able to benefit my clients. Building a strong rapport with my clients is of the utmost importance, allowing me to accurately assess and treat my client's emotional/mental health needs.
Photo of Margaret French, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60640
I work with people who are being bullied by their inner critic, and feel defeated, stuck, and hopeless. Through our work together we disarm this inner critic so that they can feel braver, freer and lighter.
Coping Skills
(773) 492-8939
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60640
Coping Skills
I work with people who are being bullied by their inner critic, and feel defeated, stuck, and hopeless. Through our work together we disarm this inner critic so that they can feel braver, freer and lighter.
Photo of Loni Itah, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LCPC Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60647
Is your life being restricted by fear, worry, phobias, shyness, panic attacks, obsessive thoughts, or repetitive/compulsive behaviors? Do you feel that your "comfort zone" has been shrinking, you've been avoiding things that you want/need to do, or that you get "stuck in your head" and can't be present in your life? There's good news: things can get better. My goal is to always bring a compassionate, authentic attitude to therapy that respects each client’s individuality, while utilizing powerful, evidence-based practices that have been proven to work.
Coping Skills
(224) 478-1564
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60647
Coping Skills
Is your life being restricted by fear, worry, phobias, shyness, panic attacks, obsessive thoughts, or repetitive/compulsive behaviors? Do you feel that your "comfort zone" has been shrinking, you've been avoiding things that you want/need to do, or that you get "stuck in your head" and can't be present in your life? There's good news: things can get better. My goal is to always bring a compassionate, authentic attitude to therapy that respects each client’s individuality, while utilizing powerful, evidence-based practices that have been proven to work.
Photo of EmboldenYOU, LLC, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60601
**Not Currently Accepting New Clients: Check Back in November 2020** You're ready to heal whatever part of your life is ailing right now. The process of therapy allows you to not have to do it alone. To have guidance, validation, and accountability in your journey. Don't turn back now and return to the ailing, let today be the day that your life changes. We can't change our pasts, but we can change our paths and live happier and healthier lives. I strive to create a comfortable and safe environment for my clients so that they can access the vulnerable parts of themselves and grow into the versions of themselves they strive to be.
Coping Skills
(312) 471-0638
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60601
Coping Skills
**Not Currently Accepting New Clients: Check Back in November 2020** You're ready to heal whatever part of your life is ailing right now. The process of therapy allows you to not have to do it alone. To have guidance, validation, and accountability in your journey. Don't turn back now and return to the ailing, let today be the day that your life changes. We can't change our pasts, but we can change our paths and live happier and healthier lives. I strive to create a comfortable and safe environment for my clients so that they can access the vulnerable parts of themselves and grow into the versions of themselves they strive to be.
Photo of Kaylyn Howley, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LCPC
Chicago, IL 60622
Kaylyn enjoys working with guests who are seeking personal growth and who are willing to try out new things. She has worked with individuals struggling with addiction, anxiety, depression, and who are undergoing transition and crises in their lives. Kaylyn has experience working with individuals, families, and couples. She is eager to apply her extensive knowledge base of mindfulness as well her personality strengths of empathy, humor, acceptance, and genuineness. She believes that therapy can help people discover their own vast resources for self-understanding and healing.
Coping Skills
(872) 219-1587
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Chicago, IL 60622
Coping Skills
Kaylyn enjoys working with guests who are seeking personal growth and who are willing to try out new things. She has worked with individuals struggling with addiction, anxiety, depression, and who are undergoing transition and crises in their lives. Kaylyn has experience working with individuals, families, and couples. She is eager to apply her extensive knowledge base of mindfulness as well her personality strengths of empathy, humor, acceptance, and genuineness. She believes that therapy can help people discover their own vast resources for self-understanding and healing.
Photo of Marcellus A Rose III, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60615
"Therapy is like a car navigation system-the therapist is the GPS offering a number of directions to help reach your destination, but you are the driver! Often times we may need a little direction or help to deal with the excess baggage, wrong turns, and bumps along the way. Give me the opportunity to help you navigate the way to your best self."
Coping Skills
(773) 839-3859
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60615
Coping Skills
"Therapy is like a car navigation system-the therapist is the GPS offering a number of directions to help reach your destination, but you are the driver! Often times we may need a little direction or help to deal with the excess baggage, wrong turns, and bumps along the way. Give me the opportunity to help you navigate the way to your best self."

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Coping Skills Therapists
With coping skills or coping mechanisms, we learn to overcome issues like stress, depression, anger or anxiety.

Pro-active coping involves dealing with a problem by using constructive coping activities such as planning, confrontation, self-control and restraint. Overuse of coping mechanisms, like avoiding problems or working obsessively, can exasperate the weakness.

Emotion based coping skills reduce symptoms by addressing our feelings e.g. discussing the issues, distraction, relaxation, reframing or humor can all help. But negative coping mechanisms, which tend to be impulsive, like denial, projection, rationalization, repression or wishful thinking can make the underlying problem worse.

Some coping methods are more like bad habits than constructive life skills e.g. drinking and drugs. Other examples might include skin biting, nail biting or hair pulling (trichotillomania).

If you find it hard to cope or are having trouble coping, therapists in Chicago can help develop constructive coping skills for children, coping skills for kids and life coping skills.

If you're looking for help with coping skills in Chicago or for a Chicago coping skills therapist, these professionals provide coping strategies. They include Chicago coping skills therapists, coping skills psychologists, coping skills psychotherapists and coping skills counseling.

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.