Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60613
I pride myself on meeting my clients where they are, and working collaboratively with each of my clients and couples. We all at times go through periods when processing, whether towards change or healing, becomes necessary. I hope to make that process a bit more comfortable, so that you are not alone, and also to help you move through your journey with integrity and intention. Many of my clients report feeling it to be easier to approach difficult topics due to us having a friendly relationship as a foundation. I believe that foundation is in part created due to our efforts in seeing and validating their own internal strengths.
Coping Skills
(224) 261-7610
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Chicago, IL 60613
Coping Skills
I pride myself on meeting my clients where they are, and working collaboratively with each of my clients and couples. We all at times go through periods when processing, whether towards change or healing, becomes necessary. I hope to make that process a bit more comfortable, so that you are not alone, and also to help you move through your journey with integrity and intention. Many of my clients report feeling it to be easier to approach difficult topics due to us having a friendly relationship as a foundation. I believe that foundation is in part created due to our efforts in seeing and validating their own internal strengths.
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Psychologist, MA, PhD Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60613
I am passionate about working with women identified individuals who may be struggling with anxiety, stress, depression etc. I work best with individuals who are motivated to make positive changes in their lives but are feeling "stuck". Using a gentle and collaborative approach, we will find ways to move past these road blocks and get you back to living a more meaningful and fulfilling life. My role is to walk alongside you as we discover more workable solutions. We may also explore how your past experiences, current thought patterns, relationship to your internal experiences, and cultural context influence how you are feeling.
Coping Skills
(331) 771-7063
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Chicago, IL 60613
Coping Skills
I am passionate about working with women identified individuals who may be struggling with anxiety, stress, depression etc. I work best with individuals who are motivated to make positive changes in their lives but are feeling "stuck". Using a gentle and collaborative approach, we will find ways to move past these road blocks and get you back to living a more meaningful and fulfilling life. My role is to walk alongside you as we discover more workable solutions. We may also explore how your past experiences, current thought patterns, relationship to your internal experiences, and cultural context influence how you are feeling.
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60602
The longer I practice as a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, the more my work has come to focus on empowerment. Sometimes people and systems hold us back, sometimes we hold ourselves back, and far too often we sell ourselves short. I can help you navigate these problems as you work toward becoming the best version of yourself. Everyone’s journey and their needs in psychotherapy are different and I don’t believe in one-size-fits-all solutions. However, I generally view the goal of psychotherapy as getting relief from your most pressing problems while developing the insights and skills to help you manage long after therapy has ended.
Coping Skills
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Chicago, IL 60602
Coping Skills
The longer I practice as a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, the more my work has come to focus on empowerment. Sometimes people and systems hold us back, sometimes we hold ourselves back, and far too often we sell ourselves short. I can help you navigate these problems as you work toward becoming the best version of yourself. Everyone’s journey and their needs in psychotherapy are different and I don’t believe in one-size-fits-all solutions. However, I generally view the goal of psychotherapy as getting relief from your most pressing problems while developing the insights and skills to help you manage long after therapy has ended.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60613
I help people with a critical inner voice develop acceptance and compassion for themselves. My specialities include trauma, anxiety, depression, codependency, finding life/work balance, and providing LGBTQ+ affirming services. I've worked with many folks who grew up with alcoholism or substance abuse in the home, parents who fought often, and those who felt like they had to walk on egg shells. I've also worked with folks who have family members with addiction, those who identify as people pleasers, and those struggling to have fulfilling relationships. I'm especially passionate about helping other helpers, activists, and educators.
Coping Skills
(773) 362-5277
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Chicago, IL 60613
Coping Skills
I help people with a critical inner voice develop acceptance and compassion for themselves. My specialities include trauma, anxiety, depression, codependency, finding life/work balance, and providing LGBTQ+ affirming services. I've worked with many folks who grew up with alcoholism or substance abuse in the home, parents who fought often, and those who felt like they had to walk on egg shells. I've also worked with folks who have family members with addiction, those who identify as people pleasers, and those struggling to have fulfilling relationships. I'm especially passionate about helping other helpers, activists, and educators.
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Counselor, LCPC Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60601
It seems you are ready to take the next step if you have made it this far in your search. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor here to help you and/or your loved ones process your issues, make a change, or simply help you decide what you need. I provide counseling to people of all ages and backgrounds. I have experience in a variety of settings from private practice to emergency room services, so I am here to help with whatever needs you may have. I strongly believe that we all have different starting points and my job is to meet you wherever that is and start your journey there.
Coping Skills
(773) 839-3545
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Chicago, IL 60601
Coping Skills
It seems you are ready to take the next step if you have made it this far in your search. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor here to help you and/or your loved ones process your issues, make a change, or simply help you decide what you need. I provide counseling to people of all ages and backgrounds. I have experience in a variety of settings from private practice to emergency room services, so I am here to help with whatever needs you may have. I strongly believe that we all have different starting points and my job is to meet you wherever that is and start your journey there.
Photo of Jennifer Calderon, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LSW Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60630
Welcome! I am a bilingual (Spanish Speaking) Licensed Social Worker and therapist at New Insights Behavioral Health Services. I have a passion for helping those in need of guidance and support. Finding a therapist that is a good match for you is an important part of the therapy process, as healing is best achieved by building a safe and comfortable relationship with your therapist. My goal is to provide my clients with the highest quality of care and treatment possible.
Coping Skills
(224) 529-3721
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Chicago, IL 60630
Coping Skills
Welcome! I am a bilingual (Spanish Speaking) Licensed Social Worker and therapist at New Insights Behavioral Health Services. I have a passion for helping those in need of guidance and support. Finding a therapist that is a good match for you is an important part of the therapy process, as healing is best achieved by building a safe and comfortable relationship with your therapist. My goal is to provide my clients with the highest quality of care and treatment possible.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60618
Parts of life are challenging, heartbreaking, and anxiety producing. Working together, we can find a way to enhance your ability to provide yourself empathy, discern life's most difficult choices, and begin to heal painful wounds. Recognizing and utilizing our greatest strengths can enhance our ability to face life's toughest challenges. I look forward to being a supportive and compassionate therapist as you resiliently and thoughtfully examine your self, relationships, and emotions.
Coping Skills
(630) 517-5877
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Chicago, IL 60618
Coping Skills
Parts of life are challenging, heartbreaking, and anxiety producing. Working together, we can find a way to enhance your ability to provide yourself empathy, discern life's most difficult choices, and begin to heal painful wounds. Recognizing and utilizing our greatest strengths can enhance our ability to face life's toughest challenges. I look forward to being a supportive and compassionate therapist as you resiliently and thoughtfully examine your self, relationships, and emotions.
Photo of Leon DiBiasio, LCPC, Counselor
Counselor, MA, NCC, LCPC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Chicago, IL 60655
Going through a tough time? Maybe we should talk. My sessions are safe, non-judgmental, and confidential. You will be able to share your deepest concerns. Are you feeling stuck? Together, we will get you moving again. I may offer suggestions. I may help you take advantage of available resources. Contact me. PLEASE LEAVE A MESSAGE (I get many telemarketing calls). I will do my best to get back to you asap. I practice in Evergreen Park, Illinois.
Coping Skills
(773) 840-0379
Verified
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Office is near:
Chicago, IL 60655
Coping Skills
Going through a tough time? Maybe we should talk. My sessions are safe, non-judgmental, and confidential. You will be able to share your deepest concerns. Are you feeling stuck? Together, we will get you moving again. I may offer suggestions. I may help you take advantage of available resources. Contact me. PLEASE LEAVE A MESSAGE (I get many telemarketing calls). I will do my best to get back to you asap. I practice in Evergreen Park, Illinois.
Photo of Tara Link, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CADC, CMI Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60659
All of us struggle at different times in our life. We often feel stuck in our current state or situation and wonder if this is how life has to be. Whether you are facing a conflict that seems irresolvable, are searching for more meaning in life, or want to heal past wounds to feel a deeper sense of peace, making the decision to seek help takes courage. My belief is that we all have the power to limit the chaos of our mind through developing a strong and loving connection to ourselves.
Coping Skills
(312) 494-1437
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60659
Coping Skills
All of us struggle at different times in our life. We often feel stuck in our current state or situation and wonder if this is how life has to be. Whether you are facing a conflict that seems irresolvable, are searching for more meaning in life, or want to heal past wounds to feel a deeper sense of peace, making the decision to seek help takes courage. My belief is that we all have the power to limit the chaos of our mind through developing a strong and loving connection to ourselves.
Photo of Gail M Elden, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, ACSW Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60611
I have the most success helping clients determine what stands in the way of their happiness and fulfillment. I help people understand the choices they make and why they make them. I help people through the grieving process and on to the next stage of their lives. I help people do what they have always wanted to do. I have been in practice a long time, I look forward to helping you so pick up the phone.
Coping Skills
(312) 548-6291
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Chicago, IL 60611
Coping Skills
I have the most success helping clients determine what stands in the way of their happiness and fulfillment. I help people understand the choices they make and why they make them. I help people through the grieving process and on to the next stage of their lives. I help people do what they have always wanted to do. I have been in practice a long time, I look forward to helping you so pick up the phone.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Chicago, IL 60601
Our paths are filled with milestones. Some have been happy and others more of a challenge. Maybe, you feel some of your past milestones are impeding your journey or you feel you’re ready to explore and create new milestones!
Coping Skills
(219) 258-4596
Verified
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Office is near:
Chicago, IL 60601
Coping Skills
Our paths are filled with milestones. Some have been happy and others more of a challenge. Maybe, you feel some of your past milestones are impeding your journey or you feel you’re ready to explore and create new milestones!
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Counselor, MA, LCPC Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60601
Stories have always fascinated me. They have the power to move us emotionally, to educate and instruct, to entertain us, and to cultivate true compassion and empathy through the act of sharing a story with another. They are also a powerful vehicle for how we perceive, interpret, define and live our lives, yet sometimes it can be easy to forget that we can be the authors of our story, not just a character proceeding along some previously determined narrative.
Coping Skills
(312) 313-0272
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Chicago, IL 60601
Coping Skills
Stories have always fascinated me. They have the power to move us emotionally, to educate and instruct, to entertain us, and to cultivate true compassion and empathy through the act of sharing a story with another. They are also a powerful vehicle for how we perceive, interpret, define and live our lives, yet sometimes it can be easy to forget that we can be the authors of our story, not just a character proceeding along some previously determined narrative.
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60707
We all naturally strive towards happiness, growth, and development. Sometimes, however, there are obstacles along the way: depression, anxiety, loss, financial strain, illness, relationship turmoil, addiction, or the impacts of prejudice and inequality. I will partner with you, get to know and understand who you are, where you come from. Together, we will explore solutions to get you back on track, to help you overcome suffering, to help you live more fully, more intentionally, and more effectively.
Coping Skills
(773) 362-5296
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60707
Coping Skills
We all naturally strive towards happiness, growth, and development. Sometimes, however, there are obstacles along the way: depression, anxiety, loss, financial strain, illness, relationship turmoil, addiction, or the impacts of prejudice and inequality. I will partner with you, get to know and understand who you are, where you come from. Together, we will explore solutions to get you back on track, to help you overcome suffering, to help you live more fully, more intentionally, and more effectively.
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Counselor, PhD, LCPC Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60615
I believe that individuals go through challenges in life and often are searching for ways to cope with those challenges. I believe in empowering clients to make the best decision for themselves. I believe in meeting the client where they are while assisting them in developing, enhancing, and changing aspects that are pertinent to them. I support and encourage the client to express themselves in their own unique way while developing the desired person they envision. I work with clients from diverse racial/ethnic, socioeconomic and religions, sexual orientations, abilities and who hold various levels of power in their organization.
Coping Skills
(312) 516-4217
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60615
Coping Skills
I believe that individuals go through challenges in life and often are searching for ways to cope with those challenges. I believe in empowering clients to make the best decision for themselves. I believe in meeting the client where they are while assisting them in developing, enhancing, and changing aspects that are pertinent to them. I support and encourage the client to express themselves in their own unique way while developing the desired person they envision. I work with clients from diverse racial/ethnic, socioeconomic and religions, sexual orientations, abilities and who hold various levels of power in their organization.
Counselor, MS, LCPC Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60601
I am an Illinois Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in private practice with offices in Evanston and Chicago offering psychotherapy services to adult individuals, couples, and families.
Coping Skills
(224) 408-5126
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60601
Coping Skills
I am an Illinois Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in private practice with offices in Evanston and Chicago offering psychotherapy services to adult individuals, couples, and families.
Photo of Christeen Noonan, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC, CADC Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60611
Counseling can make a positive difference in clients’ lives with the right support. Committed to making counseling a helpful and productive experience, I utilize a variety of interventions when meeting with adolescents, adults and couples. Identifying current struggles and treatment goals are the first step to assuring success. Specific concerns of substance use, anxiety, depression, relationship stressors, couples counseling, urban dating, divorce recovery and post partum/fertility challenges are my areas of expertise.
Coping Skills
(312) 647-2241
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60611
Coping Skills
Counseling can make a positive difference in clients’ lives with the right support. Committed to making counseling a helpful and productive experience, I utilize a variety of interventions when meeting with adolescents, adults and couples. Identifying current struggles and treatment goals are the first step to assuring success. Specific concerns of substance use, anxiety, depression, relationship stressors, couples counseling, urban dating, divorce recovery and post partum/fertility challenges are my areas of expertise.
Photo of Adrianne Harkless, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC, NCC Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60647
Square pegs and round holes; We spend a large portion of our lives wondering who we are and where we are headed. Trying to reconcile who we believe we are and what others want us to be. We experience shame about our identities and what we enjoy. Finding ourselves trying to fit ourselves into the outer expectations, only to find we feel less connected, less clear and less deserving. This is the human experience. We share it. You deserve a therapist that connects to, sees, hears, respects and appreciates you as your authentic self.
Coping Skills
(872) 266-1279
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60647
Coping Skills
Square pegs and round holes; We spend a large portion of our lives wondering who we are and where we are headed. Trying to reconcile who we believe we are and what others want us to be. We experience shame about our identities and what we enjoy. Finding ourselves trying to fit ourselves into the outer expectations, only to find we feel less connected, less clear and less deserving. This is the human experience. We share it. You deserve a therapist that connects to, sees, hears, respects and appreciates you as your authentic self.
Photo of JKorotko Counseling & Art Therapy, PC, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC, ATR, SEP Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60631
I primarily work with clients who are dealing with trauma, depression, anxiety, life transitions, relationship concerns and recovering from difficult situations.I help my clients develop their unique narrative while focusing on areas of concern through a safe therapeutic journey. I believe in giving back to my community and have been volunteering as both a counselor and art therapist with multiple nonprofits. I utilize verbal counseling, somatic experiencing trauma therapy and art therapy to assist clients with processing their hard to talk about experiences.
Coping Skills
(872) 246-9899
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60631
Coping Skills
I primarily work with clients who are dealing with trauma, depression, anxiety, life transitions, relationship concerns and recovering from difficult situations.I help my clients develop their unique narrative while focusing on areas of concern through a safe therapeutic journey. I believe in giving back to my community and have been volunteering as both a counselor and art therapist with multiple nonprofits. I utilize verbal counseling, somatic experiencing trauma therapy and art therapy to assist clients with processing their hard to talk about experiences.
Photo of Stephanie DiMaggio, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60647
I believe therapy is a way for one to become a better version of themselves while taking the steps to live a more fulfilling and authentic life. A collaborative approach will help you feel therapy isn’t a one sided relationship because we will walk side by side together. You will be able to make the necessary changes to have a life worth living, while learning to accept yourself the way you are. Throughout my experience as a therapist, I have supported my clients in healing and understand their challenges while utilizing skills to manage those difficult times.
Coping Skills
(331) 210-9581
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60647
Coping Skills
I believe therapy is a way for one to become a better version of themselves while taking the steps to live a more fulfilling and authentic life. A collaborative approach will help you feel therapy isn’t a one sided relationship because we will walk side by side together. You will be able to make the necessary changes to have a life worth living, while learning to accept yourself the way you are. Throughout my experience as a therapist, I have supported my clients in healing and understand their challenges while utilizing skills to manage those difficult times.
Photo of Jason Best, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60618
Are you stressed out? A *lot* of us are- whether it's relationship stress, coming out, or just dealing with the president’s tweets, people are feeling depressed, anxious, and overwhelmed. So... why not do something about it? I'm a solution focused therapist, and together we can break things down and figure out how to deal with your problems and your feelings about your problems effectively. I really enjoy working with couples and using concrete research driven interventions to enhance people's ability to connect, support, and love one another.
Coping Skills
(847) 737-3114
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60618
Coping Skills
Are you stressed out? A *lot* of us are- whether it's relationship stress, coming out, or just dealing with the president’s tweets, people are feeling depressed, anxious, and overwhelmed. So... why not do something about it? I'm a solution focused therapist, and together we can break things down and figure out how to deal with your problems and your feelings about your problems effectively. I really enjoy working with couples and using concrete research driven interventions to enhance people's ability to connect, support, and love one another.

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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 and communities, including the BIPOC community in Chicago. 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.