Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
"I specialize in treating men/women from dysfunctional families who have anxiety/depression as a result of their upbringing. Treatment interests include Adult Children of Alcoholics, family dysfunction, anxiety disorders, depression, trauma. I utilize a direct and interactive style contingent on the clients' needs. Individuals benefit from my compassionate, but straightforward approach. I help clients understand their emotional/behavioral "blue-print" and create new learning and choices. I work well with emotionally distant/repressed individuals, building better communication skills and a broader sense of self. I work well with Millenials/ young adults struggling with academic underachievement and transition into adulthood."
Gay Allied
(847) 416-6624 x313
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Gay Allied
"I specialize in treating men/women from dysfunctional families who have anxiety/depression as a result of their upbringing. Treatment interests include Adult Children of Alcoholics, family dysfunction, anxiety disorders, depression, trauma. I utilize a direct and interactive style contingent on the clients' needs. Individuals benefit from my compassionate, but straightforward approach. I help clients understand their emotional/behavioral "blue-print" and create new learning and choices. I work well with emotionally distant/repressed individuals, building better communication skills and a broader sense of self. I work well with Millenials/ young adults struggling with academic underachievement and transition into adulthood."
Christopher Bibby, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
"The quality of our lives is determined by the quality of our relationships. It's why I'm an interpersonal-psychodynamic psychologist. By finding creative ways of improving our relationships with ourselves and others, any area of our life can be improved. Creating better mental health can be many things. You can learn to handle stress better. You can be more assertive. You can raise your self-esteem. You can learn to express your feelings in ways that will optimize the outcome for yourself."
Gay Allied
(847) 737-8902
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Gay Allied
"The quality of our lives is determined by the quality of our relationships. It's why I'm an interpersonal-psychodynamic psychologist. By finding creative ways of improving our relationships with ourselves and others, any area of our life can be improved. Creating better mental health can be many things. You can learn to handle stress better. You can be more assertive. You can raise your self-esteem. You can learn to express your feelings in ways that will optimize the outcome for yourself."
Dr. Nirmeen Rajani, Psychologist
Psychologist, Psy.D.
Verified by Psychology Today
"Do you want a safe, nurturing, and empathetic space where you can share your fears and painful life circumstances? Do you want to learn concrete coping skills to work through difficult thoughts, feelings, and emotions, and embark on a path of improved quality of life? I have extensive experience working with adults, children, adolescents, couples, and families. I specialize in anxiety, depression, grief counseling, trauma/PTSD, substance abuse, pediatric concerns and maternal depression. I also enjoy working with couples who are experiencing conflicts in their marriage and are determined to bring positive changes in their life. "
Gay Allied
(847) 786-8222
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Gay Allied
"Do you want a safe, nurturing, and empathetic space where you can share your fears and painful life circumstances? Do you want to learn concrete coping skills to work through difficult thoughts, feelings, and emotions, and embark on a path of improved quality of life? I have extensive experience working with adults, children, adolescents, couples, and families. I specialize in anxiety, depression, grief counseling, trauma/PTSD, substance abuse, pediatric concerns and maternal depression. I also enjoy working with couples who are experiencing conflicts in their marriage and are determined to bring positive changes in their life. "
Ruth Mellenthin, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"I hold the strong belief that everyone has the right to be heard with an open mind, regardless of their background or circumstances. I see my role as someone to help you understand yourself, ideally to gain insight and healing. As a clinical social worker, my training has shown me that you, the client, will tell me what you need. Some people need support for a single issue, others need to sort out their past, yet others to plan for their future. We will often find that issues are connected, and strive to put the pieces together."
Gay Allied
(847) 240-5080
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Gay Allied
"I hold the strong belief that everyone has the right to be heard with an open mind, regardless of their background or circumstances. I see my role as someone to help you understand yourself, ideally to gain insight and healing. As a clinical social worker, my training has shown me that you, the client, will tell me what you need. Some people need support for a single issue, others need to sort out their past, yet others to plan for their future. We will often find that issues are connected, and strive to put the pieces together."
ProActive Behavioral Services Frank Gutierrez LCPC, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC, CADC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Schaumburg, Illinois 60173
"If your feeling lost, confused, and uncertain in life, perhaps its time to make the call you often thought of making. Frank has experience working with an eclectic population presenting a vast array of challenges and has seen many successes. He utilizes a strength based approach to assist you in discovering the skills needed in order to overcome your challenges. Mr. Gutierrez is very understanding when addressing your concerns, and he is adept in helping you implement the necessary steps towards improving your life."
Gay Allied
(708) 637-0255
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Office is near:
Schaumburg, Illinois 60173
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Gay Allied
"If your feeling lost, confused, and uncertain in life, perhaps its time to make the call you often thought of making. Frank has experience working with an eclectic population presenting a vast array of challenges and has seen many successes. He utilizes a strength based approach to assist you in discovering the skills needed in order to overcome your challenges. Mr. Gutierrez is very understanding when addressing your concerns, and he is adept in helping you implement the necessary steps towards improving your life."
Sara Brandt, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, MS, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"CURRENT APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE DUE TO NEW LOCATION: Dr Brandt works from a research-based approach to therapy, focusing on education, skill-building and evidence-based interventions such as EMDR. Her approach is goal-oriented and helps clients move quickly through their "stuckness"."
Gay Allied
(630) 590-0160
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Gay Allied
"CURRENT APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE DUE TO NEW LOCATION: Dr Brandt works from a research-based approach to therapy, focusing on education, skill-building and evidence-based interventions such as EMDR. Her approach is goal-oriented and helps clients move quickly through their "stuckness"."
Change Points Counseling Center, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Schaumburg, Illinois 60173
"Change can lead to distress and difficulty. We offer practical planning and smart solutions! Improve your school, job, or household happiness; build relationships and gain insights. Learn techniques and strategies to cope with your troubles and frustrations. Psychotherapy for Children, Adolescents, and Adults!"
Gay Allied
(312) 945-7580
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Office is near:
Schaumburg, Illinois 60173
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Gay Allied
"Change can lead to distress and difficulty. We offer practical planning and smart solutions! Improve your school, job, or household happiness; build relationships and gain insights. Learn techniques and strategies to cope with your troubles and frustrations. Psychotherapy for Children, Adolescents, and Adults!"
BZA Behavioral Health, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MEd, BCD
Verified by Psychology Today
"At BZA Behavioral Health, we specialize in children, adolescent and adult counseling using proven therapies for a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues. We believe that the central purpose of therapy is to identify and enhance an individual's social and emotional supports and increase one's ability to cope with life challenges. Behavioral health is integral to a person's overall health and well being. We appreciate the complex interaction between physical, mental, and emotional health and aim to provide a uniquely holistic treatment experience. In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, we tailor our approach to each of our client's individual needs."
Gay Allied
(224) 505-8631
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Gay Allied
"At BZA Behavioral Health, we specialize in children, adolescent and adult counseling using proven therapies for a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues. We believe that the central purpose of therapy is to identify and enhance an individual's social and emotional supports and increase one's ability to cope with life challenges. Behavioral health is integral to a person's overall health and well being. We appreciate the complex interaction between physical, mental, and emotional health and aim to provide a uniquely holistic treatment experience. In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, we tailor our approach to each of our client's individual needs."
Lynn Barrette, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, LT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Schaumburg, Illinois 60173
"Welcome to Center for Dynamic Healing! We are here to evolve into more conscious, responsible individuals. Blending psychology with spirituality, I work with adolescents and adults dealing with life difficulties, transitions, relationship healing needs, spirituality, and parenting issues."
Gay Allied
(224) 366-9310
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Office is near:
Schaumburg, Illinois 60173
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Gay Allied
"Welcome to Center for Dynamic Healing! We are here to evolve into more conscious, responsible individuals. Blending psychology with spirituality, I work with adolescents and adults dealing with life difficulties, transitions, relationship healing needs, spirituality, and parenting issues."
Cherry Hill Counseling, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, NCC, YACEP
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Schaumburg, Illinois 60173
"I truly enjoy working with teen girls, individuals, and couples. Using evidenced-based approaches, (Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, REBT, and Mindfulness-based approaches), I am highly committed to helping others find their inner strength, and their self-worth. It is in there! Experienced in self-esteem issues, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, and loss/grief. I value a strong therapeutic alliance, and believe a supportive and collaborative working relationship is instrumental in helping clients improve their overall quality of life. Arlington Heights & Lake Zurich offices."
Gay Allied
(847) 796-6869
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Office is near:
Schaumburg, Illinois 60173
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Gay Allied
"I truly enjoy working with teen girls, individuals, and couples. Using evidenced-based approaches, (Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, REBT, and Mindfulness-based approaches), I am highly committed to helping others find their inner strength, and their self-worth. It is in there! Experienced in self-esteem issues, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, and loss/grief. I value a strong therapeutic alliance, and believe a supportive and collaborative working relationship is instrumental in helping clients improve their overall quality of life. Arlington Heights & Lake Zurich offices."
Journey to Wellness and Balance Counseling, Ltd., Counselor
Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
"I am dedicated to providing my clients a safe and supportive environment so that the process of change and growth begins. I encourage my clients to engage in self-exploration so that they will come to a deeper understanding of themselves. Together we will identify healthier ways to cope with the thoughts, feelings and life circumstances that are causing you discomfort."
Gay Allied
(773) 671-3351
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Gay Allied
"I am dedicated to providing my clients a safe and supportive environment so that the process of change and growth begins. I encourage my clients to engage in self-exploration so that they will come to a deeper understanding of themselves. Together we will identify healthier ways to cope with the thoughts, feelings and life circumstances that are causing you discomfort."
Ardent Counseling Center, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, EdD, LMFT, LCPC, MFT, LMHC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Schaumburg, Illinois 60173
"Our goal is to help you discover how you can overcome your personal struggles and resolve the issues that are keeping you stuck so that you can live the life you envision for yourself. It's your time now! It's your time to live the life that you were destined to live. I would be honored to find a way to serve you now. The Ardent Counseling Center has 18 offices, with 75+ clinicians throughout Chicagoland, suburbs, and down to the middle of Illinois. And all of Iowa. Phone or online video conferencing is also available."
Gay Allied
(888) 870-1775
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Office is near:
Schaumburg, Illinois 60173
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Gay Allied
"Our goal is to help you discover how you can overcome your personal struggles and resolve the issues that are keeping you stuck so that you can live the life you envision for yourself. It's your time now! It's your time to live the life that you were destined to live. I would be honored to find a way to serve you now. The Ardent Counseling Center has 18 offices, with 75+ clinicians throughout Chicagoland, suburbs, and down to the middle of Illinois. And all of Iowa. Phone or online video conferencing is also available."
Relationship Solutions Center, P.C., Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
"Relationship Solutions Center focuses on improving self-esteem and how self-esteem impacts your mental health concerns/disorder, developing a lifelong plan for managing your symptoms, understanding the factors that influenced your self-esteem and working to repair challenging and reframing your thoughts, strengthening your communication skills or learning to create and maintain healthy boundaries. Our specialties are Alternative Dispute Resolution, Alternative Sexualities, Anxiety Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Bipolar Disorder (Manic Depression), Depression and Relationship Counseling."
Gay Allied
(331) 219-6568
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Gay Allied
"Relationship Solutions Center focuses on improving self-esteem and how self-esteem impacts your mental health concerns/disorder, developing a lifelong plan for managing your symptoms, understanding the factors that influenced your self-esteem and working to repair challenging and reframing your thoughts, strengthening your communication skills or learning to create and maintain healthy boundaries. Our specialties are Alternative Dispute Resolution, Alternative Sexualities, Anxiety Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Bipolar Disorder (Manic Depression), Depression and Relationship Counseling."
Brandy Kenworthy, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"I offer a safe, personable, and nonjudgmental therapeutic environment to explore and process the change you seek. My empathetic and interactive approach highlights the importance of the therapeutic relationship in facilitating personal growth through self understanding. I have a supportive and goal oriented style in which I utilize psychodynamic and cognitive behavioral orientations to help you decrease your negative feelings and improve your functioning and well-being. Additionally, I am also an EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing) trained therapist. This treatment approach is effective in reducing the negative psychological effects of traumatic experiences."
Gay Allied
(773) 672-3323
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Gay Allied
"I offer a safe, personable, and nonjudgmental therapeutic environment to explore and process the change you seek. My empathetic and interactive approach highlights the importance of the therapeutic relationship in facilitating personal growth through self understanding. I have a supportive and goal oriented style in which I utilize psychodynamic and cognitive behavioral orientations to help you decrease your negative feelings and improve your functioning and well-being. Additionally, I am also an EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing) trained therapist. This treatment approach is effective in reducing the negative psychological effects of traumatic experiences."
Kathleen Leahy, Counselor
Counselor, MSEd, LCPC, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today
"When personal stresses mount, I believe in meeting the client where they are to listen with an empathic ear and provide coping skills to help clients more effectively navigate difficulties. I realize people need support to get by in their daily lives when career difficulties occur or relationships begin to break down or perhaps it is just hard to cope with personal or external expectations. I work with mind-body awareness and may introduce some relaxation techniques to aid clients overcome anxiety."
Gay Allied
(847) 305-3059
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Gay Allied
"When personal stresses mount, I believe in meeting the client where they are to listen with an empathic ear and provide coping skills to help clients more effectively navigate difficulties. I realize people need support to get by in their daily lives when career difficulties occur or relationships begin to break down or perhaps it is just hard to cope with personal or external expectations. I work with mind-body awareness and may introduce some relaxation techniques to aid clients overcome anxiety."
Bijana Allen, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LCPC, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today
"With each of my clients, I work to improve the quality of life beyond the most pressing issues. My approach is honest, direct, present and future focused, and goal oriented. As a therapist, I work with individuals and couples to help them overcome a range of psychological and emotional issues. I address my client's thought processes, feelings, and behavior to find new ways to deal with, and alleviate, distress. I have a special interest in Women's Issues including: self-esteem, anxiety, depression, parenting, relationships, career, and divorce."
Gay Allied
(224) 501-9744
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Gay Allied
"With each of my clients, I work to improve the quality of life beyond the most pressing issues. My approach is honest, direct, present and future focused, and goal oriented. As a therapist, I work with individuals and couples to help them overcome a range of psychological and emotional issues. I address my client's thought processes, feelings, and behavior to find new ways to deal with, and alleviate, distress. I have a special interest in Women's Issues including: self-esteem, anxiety, depression, parenting, relationships, career, and divorce."
Tracy Tucker, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Schaumburg, Illinois 60173
"Although we strive to find peace, balance, meaning & joy in our life, everyone at some time in their life runs into roadblocks, heartaches &, occasionally, challenges so difficult we feel like we may never recover. It is my heart-felt desire to help my clients set & achieve their personal goals in a safe comfortable environment. I strive to provide hope, empathy, respect & unconditional support, without judgment. Therapy is indeed a journey & I am grateful that my clients invite me to join them on their path towards personal & emotional growth."
Gay Allied
(847) 984-0592
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Office is near:
Schaumburg, Illinois 60173
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Gay Allied
"Although we strive to find peace, balance, meaning & joy in our life, everyone at some time in their life runs into roadblocks, heartaches &, occasionally, challenges so difficult we feel like we may never recover. It is my heart-felt desire to help my clients set & achieve their personal goals in a safe comfortable environment. I strive to provide hope, empathy, respect & unconditional support, without judgment. Therapy is indeed a journey & I am grateful that my clients invite me to join them on their path towards personal & emotional growth."
Nutashia Baynes, Counselor
Counselor, PhD, LMHC, LPC, NBCC, CST
Verified by Psychology Today
"Relationships can be a source of fulfillment to draw from in our lives. Often, however, miscommunication, old habits, physiological issues and daily stress create barriers preventing them from being a source of happiness and strength. Therapy can help break down barriers to improve communication, decrease conflict and increase emotional and physical intimacy. I specialize in the respectful and confidential treatment of relationship and sexual concerns. I believe in utilizing an open, honest, and sex-positive approach to help assess your unique personal goals and assist you in developing more positive and fulfilling relationships- with your self and with your partner."
Gay Allied
(773) 231-5430 x101
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Gay Allied
"Relationships can be a source of fulfillment to draw from in our lives. Often, however, miscommunication, old habits, physiological issues and daily stress create barriers preventing them from being a source of happiness and strength. Therapy can help break down barriers to improve communication, decrease conflict and increase emotional and physical intimacy. I specialize in the respectful and confidential treatment of relationship and sexual concerns. I believe in utilizing an open, honest, and sex-positive approach to help assess your unique personal goals and assist you in developing more positive and fulfilling relationships- with your self and with your partner."
Meghan L Reitz, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LCPC, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today
"If you are struggling through life's difficulties or dealing with mental health concerns, counseling can help you gain the tools to improve your daily outlook and achieve positive changes in all areas of your life. I offer Professional Counseling and Therapy for individuals, couples, families, and groups. In a confidential, non-judgmental, and caring atmosphere, you will be able to explore whatever problems you may be struggling with, and gain insight into these problems."
Gay Allied
(847) 243-6541
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Gay Allied
"If you are struggling through life's difficulties or dealing with mental health concerns, counseling can help you gain the tools to improve your daily outlook and achieve positive changes in all areas of your life. I offer Professional Counseling and Therapy for individuals, couples, families, and groups. In a confidential, non-judgmental, and caring atmosphere, you will be able to explore whatever problems you may be struggling with, and gain insight into these problems."
Megan Zerfahs, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today
"Abraham Maslow believed that all people have five basic needs. Although life is rarely textbook, clients do seek counseling because their needs are going unmet. I work alongside clients to define the needs or goals to their therapy. Together we explore what is hindering clients from achieving their goals or having their needs met. Once we know what is stopping a client from reaching goals, we can start putting the plan into action. I believe any progress--no matter how small--towards one's goals is good. Even though all of this may sound simple, counseling is something that takes time if the results are to last."
Gay Allied
(224) 334-3553
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Gay Allied
"Abraham Maslow believed that all people have five basic needs. Although life is rarely textbook, clients do seek counseling because their needs are going unmet. I work alongside clients to define the needs or goals to their therapy. Together we explore what is hindering clients from achieving their goals or having their needs met. Once we know what is stopping a client from reaching goals, we can start putting the plan into action. I believe any progress--no matter how small--towards one's goals is good. Even though all of this may sound simple, counseling is something that takes time if the results are to last."

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If you're gay or are looking for help with being gay in 60173 or for a 60173 gay therapist, these professionals provide therapy for gays in 60173 and counseling for gays or gay clients. Not all those listed here are gay themselves. They are sensitive to the gay lifestyle in 60173 or 60173 homosexual life, including gay couples, gay marriage in 60173, gay teens and gay parenting. Counseling may include LGBT Counseling in 60173, LGBTQ or 60173 GLBT Counseling.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in 60173 are able to work with a wide range of issues.

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in 60173 you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in 60173 and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in 60173 or family therapy in 60173.