Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60630
"Clients seek me out for help with racing thoughts, restlessness, dwelling on past or future events, loneliness, and disconnection. Many describe me as a curious, enthusiastic therapist who helps them feel comfortable in their true selves. I specialize in helping clients gain clarity with thoughts and feelings they have trouble identifying and expressing. My somatic training makes me a body-language expert that provides an additional layer of insight for group and couples' work. Many clients find a deeper level of connection with themselves and others.All of my methods empower you to sidestep circular, intrusive thinking. "
Gay
Coping Skills
(872) 469-7421
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60630
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Gay
Coping Skills
"Clients seek me out for help with racing thoughts, restlessness, dwelling on past or future events, loneliness, and disconnection. Many describe me as a curious, enthusiastic therapist who helps them feel comfortable in their true selves. I specialize in helping clients gain clarity with thoughts and feelings they have trouble identifying and expressing. My somatic training makes me a body-language expert that provides an additional layer of insight for group and couples' work. Many clients find a deeper level of connection with themselves and others.All of my methods empower you to sidestep circular, intrusive thinking. "
Emily Goldman, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Edgebrook
Chicago, Illinois 60646
"I help adults, children and teens to cope with life challenges and develop the internal resources to improve their lives over the long-term. I have over a decade of experience providing support to individuals and families throughout Chicago, assisting them in understanding their emotions and patterns of relating, improving relationships, enhancing self-image, and developing and reaching goals. I use an individually-tailored approach, offering a balance of listening and gentle guidance. I believe that a trusting and non-judgmental therapeutic relationship is the foundation upon which lasting change can occur. "
Gay
Coping Skills
(872) 244-6245 x500
Verified
Edgebrook
Chicago, Illinois 60646
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Gay
Coping Skills
"I help adults, children and teens to cope with life challenges and develop the internal resources to improve their lives over the long-term. I have over a decade of experience providing support to individuals and families throughout Chicago, assisting them in understanding their emotions and patterns of relating, improving relationships, enhancing self-image, and developing and reaching goals. I use an individually-tailored approach, offering a balance of listening and gentle guidance. I believe that a trusting and non-judgmental therapeutic relationship is the foundation upon which lasting change can occur. "
Sofia Jimenez, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Edgebrook
Chicago, Illinois 60646
"Sofia Jimenez, JD, PsyD, is a licensed clinical psychologist whose clients often describe as warm, direct, and creative. Sofia has extensive experience helping people who struggle with anxiety, depression, addictions, stress management, and life transitions. Most of her clients come to therapy seeking motivation to improve the quality of their lives and simply to feel better. Sofia will work to help you discover what motivates you in a practical, empathic atmosphere that supports confidence in your own unique abilities."
Gay
Coping Skills
(773) 467-7042
Verified
Office is near:
Edgebrook
Chicago, Illinois 60646
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Gay
Coping Skills
"Sofia Jimenez, JD, PsyD, is a licensed clinical psychologist whose clients often describe as warm, direct, and creative. Sofia has extensive experience helping people who struggle with anxiety, depression, addictions, stress management, and life transitions. Most of her clients come to therapy seeking motivation to improve the quality of their lives and simply to feel better. Sofia will work to help you discover what motivates you in a practical, empathic atmosphere that supports confidence in your own unique abilities."
Urban Wellness, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60631
"I am driven by my desire to help others. I look at each client as a unique individual, using a holistic approach to therapy. I think of myself as a insight facilitator, skill builder, and personal guide through life's transitions. My goal is to help my clients obtain new tools to more effectively cope with the world around them, gain a better understanding of their behaviors, provide educational information, and develop new tools to strengthen communication. I hope to guide clients who are struggling with life's difficulties and looking to achieve personal growth and positive change."
Gay
Coping Skills
(773) 250-6116
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60631
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Gay
Coping Skills
"I am driven by my desire to help others. I look at each client as a unique individual, using a holistic approach to therapy. I think of myself as a insight facilitator, skill builder, and personal guide through life's transitions. My goal is to help my clients obtain new tools to more effectively cope with the world around them, gain a better understanding of their behaviors, provide educational information, and develop new tools to strengthen communication. I hope to guide clients who are struggling with life's difficulties and looking to achieve personal growth and positive change."
Amit Kakkar, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60630
"I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with New Insights Behavioral Health Services. I have fifteen years of specialized experience in providing therapy in English and Spanish to children, adolescents, and adults. I bring with me a wealth of expertise in multiple outpatient/inpatient settings including: community mental health centers, hospitals, schools, college counseling centers, residential treatment centers for adolescents, and EAP companies. My areas of focus include depression, anxiety/panic, self-esteem, dating/relationship issues, trauma, and multicultural issues. Our practice has two locations. Our Jefferson Park and Logan Square offices are both conveniently located close to the CTA Blue Line. Se habla español."
Gay
Coping Skills
(847) 278-4535
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60630
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Gay
Coping Skills
"I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with New Insights Behavioral Health Services. I have fifteen years of specialized experience in providing therapy in English and Spanish to children, adolescents, and adults. I bring with me a wealth of expertise in multiple outpatient/inpatient settings including: community mental health centers, hospitals, schools, college counseling centers, residential treatment centers for adolescents, and EAP companies. My areas of focus include depression, anxiety/panic, self-esteem, dating/relationship issues, trauma, and multicultural issues. Our practice has two locations. Our Jefferson Park and Logan Square offices are both conveniently located close to the CTA Blue Line. Se habla español."
Mariel F Gardiner, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, M.A., LPC, DVA
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60630
"Have you been struggling to cope with emotions? Are you feeling overwhelmed and unhappy in life? Do you find yourself struggling to create healthy and meaningful relationships? As your therapist, my goal is to help guide you through these challenges so you can begin to build the life you've been waiting for. I have experience assisting clients in creating and maintaining healthy relationships with others, navigating life transitions, coping with anxiety and mood disorders, as well as improving self-esteem and helping guide individuals to a place of fulfillment. "
Gay
Coping Skills
(224) 470-7383
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60630
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Gay
Coping Skills
"Have you been struggling to cope with emotions? Are you feeling overwhelmed and unhappy in life? Do you find yourself struggling to create healthy and meaningful relationships? As your therapist, my goal is to help guide you through these challenges so you can begin to build the life you've been waiting for. I have experience assisting clients in creating and maintaining healthy relationships with others, navigating life transitions, coping with anxiety and mood disorders, as well as improving self-esteem and helping guide individuals to a place of fulfillment. "
Fariha Newaz, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LCPC, CADC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60631
"Let's get real, life is hard and sometimes we get a little lost on the way. If you are feeling lost, whether because you are a teen or an adult or having a hard time making sense of life, I am here for you. If your negative, anxious, depressive thoughts or actions getting in the way of who you want to be, then let's figure it out together. I hope to help guide you through life's ups and downs. I enjoy focusing on the importance of work/ life balance and rediscovering one's own identity as they continue through life transitions."
Gay
Coping Skills
(773) 309-4743
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60631
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Gay
Coping Skills
"Let's get real, life is hard and sometimes we get a little lost on the way. If you are feeling lost, whether because you are a teen or an adult or having a hard time making sense of life, I am here for you. If your negative, anxious, depressive thoughts or actions getting in the way of who you want to be, then let's figure it out together. I hope to help guide you through life's ups and downs. I enjoy focusing on the importance of work/ life balance and rediscovering one's own identity as they continue through life transitions."
Maureen L Werrbach, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60631
"I help adults with trauma histories (invalidating environments, childhood traumas, relational traumas), couples struggling to connect, and entrepreneurs/professionals learn to manage the stresses of leadership. I provide a warm environment in which you can safely identify and explore those issues that may be getting in the way of a more rewarding home life, career, or relationships. The goal is to help provide you with the insights and tools you need to move beyond old, limiting beliefs and behaviors and promote self growth and build upon your strengths. I will also help you identify outmoded coping mechanisms that may be standing in the way."
Gay
Coping Skills
(630) 812-0085
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60631
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Gay
Coping Skills
"I help adults with trauma histories (invalidating environments, childhood traumas, relational traumas), couples struggling to connect, and entrepreneurs/professionals learn to manage the stresses of leadership. I provide a warm environment in which you can safely identify and explore those issues that may be getting in the way of a more rewarding home life, career, or relationships. The goal is to help provide you with the insights and tools you need to move beyond old, limiting beliefs and behaviors and promote self growth and build upon your strengths. I will also help you identify outmoded coping mechanisms that may be standing in the way."
Raphaelle Cuenod, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60659
"Sometimes, life can become too overwhelming for us to work through it alone. Whether it be a life transition, tension in a relationship, or past trauma, therapy is a way for you to reconnect with your mind and body and allow you to regain control over you emotions, thoughts and feelings. I strive to create a safe and comfortable space for all of my clients in order to assist them in their journey of working towards their goals. Every client is different, that is why I use a variety of treatments to best suit my clients’ needs."
Gay
Coping Skills
(872) 246-9723
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60659
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Gay
Coping Skills
"Sometimes, life can become too overwhelming for us to work through it alone. Whether it be a life transition, tension in a relationship, or past trauma, therapy is a way for you to reconnect with your mind and body and allow you to regain control over you emotions, thoughts and feelings. I strive to create a safe and comfortable space for all of my clients in order to assist them in their journey of working towards their goals. Every client is different, that is why I use a variety of treatments to best suit my clients’ needs."
Suzanne Mascorro, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60631
"I value all individuals and believe in everyone’s capacity to heal. I have worked with diverse populations and ages including adolescents and teens, LQBTQ spectrum, adults, individuals with chronic mental health and physical health issues, and older adults. I have experience and focus on issues including transition, trauma, depression, anxiety, self-esteem, identity, and relationship issues. I believe that counseling is a collaboration between the client and the therapist. I aim to create a welcoming space so clients can gain new perspectives and new skills in order to manage their life transitions and stressors. "
Gay
Coping Skills
(773) 693-2478
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60631
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Gay
Coping Skills
"I value all individuals and believe in everyone’s capacity to heal. I have worked with diverse populations and ages including adolescents and teens, LQBTQ spectrum, adults, individuals with chronic mental health and physical health issues, and older adults. I have experience and focus on issues including transition, trauma, depression, anxiety, self-esteem, identity, and relationship issues. I believe that counseling is a collaboration between the client and the therapist. I aim to create a welcoming space so clients can gain new perspectives and new skills in order to manage their life transitions and stressors. "
Lauren Fontana, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60631
"I believe in the importance of building a therapeutic relationship and comfortable environment and therefore believe in being authentic and realistic with clients. I find this to be especially important in working with children, teens and families. I enjoy getting to understand the child's prospective and being able to advocate for them as well as to teach them to advocate for themselves and learn the skills that they need to communicate more effectively with others. I also believe that working with families and parents creates more success for the child and therefore facilitate more change."
Gay
Coping Skills
(773) 295-6847
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60631
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Gay
Coping Skills
"I believe in the importance of building a therapeutic relationship and comfortable environment and therefore believe in being authentic and realistic with clients. I find this to be especially important in working with children, teens and families. I enjoy getting to understand the child's prospective and being able to advocate for them as well as to teach them to advocate for themselves and learn the skills that they need to communicate more effectively with others. I also believe that working with families and parents creates more success for the child and therefore facilitate more change."
Inga Karosevica, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60630
"I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with New Insights Behavioral Health Services. I look forward to working with children, adolescents, adults, and couples. I believe that nobody should navigate pain, conflict, and stress in isolation. I hope to be there alongside individuals experiencing emotional suffering by fostering therapeutic relationships through warmth, empathy, and collaboration. I strive to create a non-judgmental and nurturing environment for individuals to feel comfortable being themselves and exploring their concerns. I affirm all identities, sexual preferences, cultures, and religions meaningful to an individual. "
Gay
Coping Skills
(847) 752-5350
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60630
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Gay
Coping Skills
"I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with New Insights Behavioral Health Services. I look forward to working with children, adolescents, adults, and couples. I believe that nobody should navigate pain, conflict, and stress in isolation. I hope to be there alongside individuals experiencing emotional suffering by fostering therapeutic relationships through warmth, empathy, and collaboration. I strive to create a non-judgmental and nurturing environment for individuals to feel comfortable being themselves and exploring their concerns. I affirm all identities, sexual preferences, cultures, and religions meaningful to an individual. "
Yesenia Garcia, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60630
"I am a bilingual (English/Spanish) Licensed Clinical Social Worker with New Insights Behavioral Health Services. I have experience in providing individual and family therapy to children, adolescents, and adults with concerns ranging from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), behavioral problems, anger, stress management, anxiety, depression, adjustment disorders, PTSD, and other disorders diagnosed from childhood through adulthood. I provide a safe, emphatic, non-judgmental therapeutic environment where clients can explore issues and develop effective coping skills. "
Gay
Coping Skills
(312) 396-2397
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60630
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Gay
Coping Skills
"I am a bilingual (English/Spanish) Licensed Clinical Social Worker with New Insights Behavioral Health Services. I have experience in providing individual and family therapy to children, adolescents, and adults with concerns ranging from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), behavioral problems, anger, stress management, anxiety, depression, adjustment disorders, PTSD, and other disorders diagnosed from childhood through adulthood. I provide a safe, emphatic, non-judgmental therapeutic environment where clients can explore issues and develop effective coping skills. "
Heather Schulien, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MS, MSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60659
"My overall goal is to facilitate personal insight to help you achieve the inner peace and balance you need to be the person you want to be. I have a genuine interest in providing a safe and confidential space free of judgment to assist individuals and families cope with life's stressors. At a pace based on your needs, we will work together to develop strategies and skills built on your strengths, personality, and experience to help you be the person you want to be. The treatment I provide is unique to each client."
Gay
Coping Skills
(708) 433-9948
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60659
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Gay
Coping Skills
"My overall goal is to facilitate personal insight to help you achieve the inner peace and balance you need to be the person you want to be. I have a genuine interest in providing a safe and confidential space free of judgment to assist individuals and families cope with life's stressors. At a pace based on your needs, we will work together to develop strategies and skills built on your strengths, personality, and experience to help you be the person you want to be. The treatment I provide is unique to each client."
Corry Eisenberg, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60630
"Clients who feel misunderstood, inadequate, and lonely often feel recharged, heard, and inspired after working with Corry. Many people struggling with depression, anxiety, and the fear that “it’s too late” have gotten their life back through her diligent care. Her clients are often surprised that she can be both grounded and hilarious, direct and whimsical. She has a rare gift for helping clients open up to topics they are scared to talk about. Corry has helped many who struggle with depression, anxiety, and PTSD recover their lives, set boundaries, and cultivate relationships full of delight, appreciation, and empathy. "
Gay
Coping Skills
(872) 814-7539
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60630
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Gay
Coping Skills
"Clients who feel misunderstood, inadequate, and lonely often feel recharged, heard, and inspired after working with Corry. Many people struggling with depression, anxiety, and the fear that “it’s too late” have gotten their life back through her diligent care. Her clients are often surprised that she can be both grounded and hilarious, direct and whimsical. She has a rare gift for helping clients open up to topics they are scared to talk about. Corry has helped many who struggle with depression, anxiety, and PTSD recover their lives, set boundaries, and cultivate relationships full of delight, appreciation, and empathy. "
Taylor Moore, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CADC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60659
"If you're here maybe a small part of you believes change is possible, if that part isn't there, I'll believe until you can. I provide a compassionate and caring space where you feel seen and heard, so that we can uncover your strengths, dreams, and learn how to navigate through the complexities of society, your experiences, and your feelings. My hope is to create a space of exploration and collaboration, where you can feel empowered, laugh, be vulnerable, and grow. I enjoy working with clients of all identities, including: LBGTQ+ individuals, gender identities, cultural and racial backgrounds, and creatives."
Gay
Coping Skills
(872) 266-1296
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60659
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Gay
Coping Skills
"If you're here maybe a small part of you believes change is possible, if that part isn't there, I'll believe until you can. I provide a compassionate and caring space where you feel seen and heard, so that we can uncover your strengths, dreams, and learn how to navigate through the complexities of society, your experiences, and your feelings. My hope is to create a space of exploration and collaboration, where you can feel empowered, laugh, be vulnerable, and grow. I enjoy working with clients of all identities, including: LBGTQ+ individuals, gender identities, cultural and racial backgrounds, and creatives."
Ritu Bedi, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60630
"Dr. Bedi is the clinical director and co-owner of New Insights Behavioral Health Services. She is a licensed clinical psychologist with over 10 years of specialized training in providing therapy and assessment services to children, adolescents, adults, and their families. She has worked in community mental health centers and hospital settings, in both clinical and supervisory positions. Dr. Bedi has also held adjunct faculty positions at Alder University, and the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, and has published several papers regarding the impact of childhood trauma in adulthood. "
Gay
Coping Skills
(847) 558-6149
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60630
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Gay
Coping Skills
"Dr. Bedi is the clinical director and co-owner of New Insights Behavioral Health Services. She is a licensed clinical psychologist with over 10 years of specialized training in providing therapy and assessment services to children, adolescents, adults, and their families. She has worked in community mental health centers and hospital settings, in both clinical and supervisory positions. Dr. Bedi has also held adjunct faculty positions at Alder University, and the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, and has published several papers regarding the impact of childhood trauma in adulthood. "
Jordan Perlman, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60646
"I recognize the uniqueness of each person, couple, adolescent, and family. It is my goal to provide a safe and nurturing environment where one’s true self is free to be expressed. I believe in the power of the therapeutic relationship which can be curative in itself, which is why it is important to me to bring my most genuine self in order to have an authentic experience in session with my clients. Once the foundation has been set, I build on that relationship and incorporate counseling skills and techniques to gently guide and challenge my clients to help them to meet their therapeutic goals. "
Gay
Coping Skills
(872) 469-7571
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60646
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Gay
Coping Skills
"I recognize the uniqueness of each person, couple, adolescent, and family. It is my goal to provide a safe and nurturing environment where one’s true self is free to be expressed. I believe in the power of the therapeutic relationship which can be curative in itself, which is why it is important to me to bring my most genuine self in order to have an authentic experience in session with my clients. Once the foundation has been set, I build on that relationship and incorporate counseling skills and techniques to gently guide and challenge my clients to help them to meet their therapeutic goals. "
Alexandra Kutnick
MA, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60630
"At New Insights Behavioral Health Services, I provide therapy that is collaborative, understanding and humanistic, where I work together with patients to customize therapy so it is tailored to the patient's unique needs and goals. I work with people who come to therapy to address a range of issues, including depression, anxiety, traumatic stress, problematic substance use, shame, loss and grief, relationship difficulties, sexual and gender identity issues, job and academic stress, adjustment challenges to situations such as adoption and new parenthood, and challenges managing and coping with serious health conditions such as infertility, autoimmune disease and cancer."
Gay
Coping Skills
(872) 228-2144
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60630
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Gay
Coping Skills
"At New Insights Behavioral Health Services, I provide therapy that is collaborative, understanding and humanistic, where I work together with patients to customize therapy so it is tailored to the patient's unique needs and goals. I work with people who come to therapy to address a range of issues, including depression, anxiety, traumatic stress, problematic substance use, shame, loss and grief, relationship difficulties, sexual and gender identity issues, job and academic stress, adjustment challenges to situations such as adoption and new parenthood, and challenges managing and coping with serious health conditions such as infertility, autoimmune disease and cancer."
Ashley Wilkins, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60630
"I care deeply about supporting those who are struggling and accompanying them on their path toward healing. Healing is about more than just surviving, it’s about thriving; and it can take time and extra support to get there. As a social worker and therapist, I am honored to join in people’s healing process while leveraging their strengths and building supports around them. As your therapist, I work together with you to help you get from where you are to where you want to be. My therapeutic style relies on authenticity, empathy, and trust to provide a supportive environment for growth and change. "
Gay
Coping Skills
(331) 256-3074
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60630
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Gay
Coping Skills
"I care deeply about supporting those who are struggling and accompanying them on their path toward healing. Healing is about more than just surviving, it’s about thriving; and it can take time and extra support to get there. As a social worker and therapist, I am honored to join in people’s healing process while leveraging their strengths and building supports around them. As your therapist, I work together with you to help you get from where you are to where you want to be. My therapeutic style relies on authenticity, empathy, and trust to provide a supportive environment for growth and change. "

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We should make clear that not all the therapists listed here are gay themselves. Rather, they specialize in helping with aspects of being gay in Edgebrook, Chicago or homosexual. They provide help for gay couples in gay relationships, gay issues and issues that affect gay life.

If you're gay or are looking for help with gay issues in Edgebrook, Chicago or for an Edgebrook, Chicago gay therapist these professionals provide gay counseling and gay friendly care for gays or lesbians. They include gay friendly therapists plus gay therapists in Edgebrook, Chicago, gay friendly psychologists, and gay friendly counsellors.

Counseling may include LGBT counseling in Edgebrook, Chicago, LGBTQ or Edgebrook, Chicago GLBT counseling.

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

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