Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60657
"I believe in using an integrative, compassionate, and creative relationship-based approach that utilizes techniques from cognitive-behavioral, existential, EMDR, and Clinical Hypnosis. I adapt my approach to match the needs of the person and meet them where they are. I believe in treating the whole person through a collaborative relationship that utilizes individual strengths and experiences to discover new ways to cope with the difficulties we experience throughout life. More than anything I believe there is always hope for every client and my goal is to help them create a unique and meaningful avenue to positive change."
Gay
Optima
(888) 330-4794
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60657
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Gay
Optima
"I believe in using an integrative, compassionate, and creative relationship-based approach that utilizes techniques from cognitive-behavioral, existential, EMDR, and Clinical Hypnosis. I adapt my approach to match the needs of the person and meet them where they are. I believe in treating the whole person through a collaborative relationship that utilizes individual strengths and experiences to discover new ways to cope with the difficulties we experience throughout life. More than anything I believe there is always hope for every client and my goal is to help them create a unique and meaningful avenue to positive change."
Chelsea Derks, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Chicago, Illinois 60657
"I do my best work with people who feel disconnected, lost, or overwhelmed. I do well with those who have endured long-term emotional abuse and have complicated families. I also seem to make significant progress with people who are teachers or who work in other high-stress/helping professions. My approach is collaborative, empowering, nonjudgmental, trauma-informed, & goal focused. I integrate modalities such as ACT, CBT, Trauma-Focused CBT, affirmative therapy, narrative therapy, and mindfulness techniques."
Gay
Optima
(312) 766-7203
Verified
Office is near:
Chicago, Illinois 60657
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Gay
Optima
"I do my best work with people who feel disconnected, lost, or overwhelmed. I do well with those who have endured long-term emotional abuse and have complicated families. I also seem to make significant progress with people who are teachers or who work in other high-stress/helping professions. My approach is collaborative, empowering, nonjudgmental, trauma-informed, & goal focused. I integrate modalities such as ACT, CBT, Trauma-Focused CBT, affirmative therapy, narrative therapy, and mindfulness techniques."
Ardent Counseling Center, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, EdD, LMFT, LCPC, MFT, LMHC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Hosts group in:
Chicago, Illinois 60657
"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
Optima
(888) 870-1775
Verified
Hosts group in:
Chicago, Illinois 60657
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Gay
Optima
"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."
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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. "
(872) 244-6245 x500
Verified
Edgebrook
Chicago, Illinois 60646
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"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. "
Christie Sharp Ochoa, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Edgebrook
Chicago, Illinois 60646
"Life is full of never ending to-do lists and unexpected challenges thrown our way. I believe that therapy is a unique place to take a breath and a step back to figure out the direction to go. Life is a journey with both highs and lows. I believe that everyone can improve their lives and enjoy helping others identify the changes needed to better themselves. I am down-to-earth, relatable and genuine. I believe therapy is beneficial to everyone. "
(872) 401-8710
Verified
Edgebrook
Chicago, Illinois 60646
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"Life is full of never ending to-do lists and unexpected challenges thrown our way. I believe that therapy is a unique place to take a breath and a step back to figure out the direction to go. Life is a journey with both highs and lows. I believe that everyone can improve their lives and enjoy helping others identify the changes needed to better themselves. I am down-to-earth, relatable and genuine. I believe therapy is beneficial to everyone. "
Joshua Kaplan, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Edgebrook
Chicago, Illinois 60646
"I am a licensed clinical professional counselor who specializes in working with individuals struggling with eating disorders, OCD, PTSD, anxiety disorders, and depression. While I tailor my specific approach to each individual client, I primarily use cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and exposure and response prevention (ERP). For the treatment of depression, I also use behavioral activation to help you decrease avoidance in your life and begin engaging in activities that will help improve your mood."
(872) 219-0382 x6
Verified
Edgebrook
Chicago, Illinois 60646
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"I am a licensed clinical professional counselor who specializes in working with individuals struggling with eating disorders, OCD, PTSD, anxiety disorders, and depression. While I tailor my specific approach to each individual client, I primarily use cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and exposure and response prevention (ERP). For the treatment of depression, I also use behavioral activation to help you decrease avoidance in your life and begin engaging in activities that will help improve your mood."
Ginny Nikiforos LCSW, BCBA, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, BCBA
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Edgebrook
Chicago, Illinois 60646
"There is a powerful connection between emotional wellbeing and behavioral change; I strive to create a balance where both can be nurtured and understood. I believe in establishing a space where you can better understand your values, your own unique set of strengths and challenges, and recognition of your thought and behavioral patterns that align to your values. The space we work in together is free of judgment and is truly a space reserved for supporting your needs. I am responsive, timely, and look forward to supporting your journey towards understanding!"
(773) 832-5782
Verified
Edgebrook
Chicago, Illinois 60646
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"There is a powerful connection between emotional wellbeing and behavioral change; I strive to create a balance where both can be nurtured and understood. I believe in establishing a space where you can better understand your values, your own unique set of strengths and challenges, and recognition of your thought and behavioral patterns that align to your values. The space we work in together is free of judgment and is truly a space reserved for supporting your needs. I am responsive, timely, and look forward to supporting your journey towards understanding!"
Psychologist
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Edgebrook
Chicago, Illinois 60646
"I have a long history in clinical psychology, and have been on staff of several hospital's in the Chicago area. I have been an Executive Coach to people in the health care field, and business world. I treat a wide range of personal issues, from addictions to individual psychotherapy."
(773) 756-5658
Verified
Edgebrook
Chicago, Illinois 60646
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"I have a long history in clinical psychology, and have been on staff of several hospital's in the Chicago area. I have been an Executive Coach to people in the health care field, and business world. I treat a wide range of personal issues, from addictions to individual psychotherapy."
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."
(773) 467-7042
Verified
Office is near:
Edgebrook
Chicago, Illinois 60646
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"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."
Taylor Newendorp, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Edgebrook
Chicago, Illinois 60646
"In addition to addressing general issues and stress, I specialize in treating Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Anxiety Disorders (including Social Anxiety, Panic Attacks, Specific Phobias/Fears, and Generalized Anxiety/Worry), and Hypochondriasis/Health Anxiety. By focusing on these few specialties I am able to provide effective treatment to help you better manage your moods, identify and change problematic thinking patterns, and stop self-destructive or unwanted behaviors--all of which can contribute to a greater sense of calm and self-confidence."
(773) 435-9217
Verified
Edgebrook
Chicago, Illinois 60646
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"In addition to addressing general issues and stress, I specialize in treating Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Anxiety Disorders (including Social Anxiety, Panic Attacks, Specific Phobias/Fears, and Generalized Anxiety/Worry), and Hypochondriasis/Health Anxiety. By focusing on these few specialties I am able to provide effective treatment to help you better manage your moods, identify and change problematic thinking patterns, and stop self-destructive or unwanted behaviors--all of which can contribute to a greater sense of calm and self-confidence."
Counselor, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Edgebrook
Chicago, Illinois 60646
(872) 219-1558 x3
Verified
Edgebrook
Chicago, Illinois 60646
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Madeline Root, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60641
"I work with children, teens, and young adults who are facing some disruption to their daily lives that may be overwhelming to manage on their own. Whether you are struggling with everyday stressors, or having trouble processing something that happened in the past, my goal is to help you identify these trigger areas, and then work with you to find solutions and strategies to help empower you to overcome them. "
(872) 219-0272 x42
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60641
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"I work with children, teens, and young adults who are facing some disruption to their daily lives that may be overwhelming to manage on their own. Whether you are struggling with everyday stressors, or having trouble processing something that happened in the past, my goal is to help you identify these trigger areas, and then work with you to find solutions and strategies to help empower you to overcome them. "
Lisa Andersen Peterson, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60625
"Perhaps you're here looking because you have some real time for self-care this summer - yay! This is your moment! Feeling stuck? Are you perhaps an individual wanting another perspective as you sort through life? A new couple or family? Been together for what seems like forever? Issues with your grown siblings? Whether just starting out and working through the complexities of a new job, relationship or family, or understanding that living with the same person day in and day out, year after year, can be difficult (right?!), sometimes it is helpful to bring in an outside person to help work through the "everyday-ness" of life."
(847) 813-7445 x4
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60625
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"Perhaps you're here looking because you have some real time for self-care this summer - yay! This is your moment! Feeling stuck? Are you perhaps an individual wanting another perspective as you sort through life? A new couple or family? Been together for what seems like forever? Issues with your grown siblings? Whether just starting out and working through the complexities of a new job, relationship or family, or understanding that living with the same person day in and day out, year after year, can be difficult (right?!), sometimes it is helpful to bring in an outside person to help work through the "everyday-ness" of life."
Ashley Plantz, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LSW, MSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60657
"Ashley received both her Masters of Social Work and Bachelors of Science in Psychology degrees at Loyola University Chicago. "
(872) 666-9961
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60657
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"Ashley received both her Masters of Social Work and Bachelors of Science in Psychology degrees at Loyola University Chicago. "
Laurel Meng, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LSW, AM
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60647
"You want to feel securely connected to others in your life. You want to feel empowered to navigate through life’s obstacles, with someone reliably in your corner. You want to trust in your own value and heal from being hurt. You deserve to feel seen and heard for all that you bring to this world and accepted for the myriad of identities that you inhabit."
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60647
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"You want to feel securely connected to others in your life. You want to feel empowered to navigate through life’s obstacles, with someone reliably in your corner. You want to trust in your own value and heal from being hurt. You deserve to feel seen and heard for all that you bring to this world and accepted for the myriad of identities that you inhabit."
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60646
"I believe therapy is about growth, going deeper and finding a better way to live. Sometimes people feel fear and frustration, anger and hurt, conflict and confusion. I value providing a safe, supportive place where they can explore these difficulties and discover a viable path to their goals. Even in such difficult spots as death and dying, illness, loss, or addiction, a way can be found by working together."
(773) 219-3035
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60646
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"I believe therapy is about growth, going deeper and finding a better way to live. Sometimes people feel fear and frustration, anger and hurt, conflict and confusion. I value providing a safe, supportive place where they can explore these difficulties and discover a viable path to their goals. Even in such difficult spots as death and dying, illness, loss, or addiction, a way can be found by working together."
Melissa Larmon
MFT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60640
"Are you feeling frustrated, discouraged, or uncertain in your life or relationship? Are you struggling with how to change or find relief? You are not alone. We all struggle at various times with the important relationships in our life...including the relationship with ourselves! Uncertainty and change are stressful, but with the right perspective and tools your goals, dreams, best self, and thriving relationships are all possible. I am here to offer empathy, guidance, information, insight, and support, as you tackle the challenges in front of you. "
(773) 492-8551
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60640
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"Are you feeling frustrated, discouraged, or uncertain in your life or relationship? Are you struggling with how to change or find relief? You are not alone. We all struggle at various times with the important relationships in our life...including the relationship with ourselves! Uncertainty and change are stressful, but with the right perspective and tools your goals, dreams, best self, and thriving relationships are all possible. I am here to offer empathy, guidance, information, insight, and support, as you tackle the challenges in front of you. "
Mark T. Hicks, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, ACSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60625
"I am a very caring therapist with many years of individual, couple and family therapy experience. I have worked successfully with very difficult emotional, cognitive and behavioral clients and cases, including: adolescent problem behaviors, couple and family dysfunction, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, personality disorders, gender identity, HIV/AIDS related issues and gerontologically related issues. Ability to help individuals, couples, families identify and correct problem thoughts, behaviors, communications through strong emotional guidance and support to help them make their own ways independently. Many years experience as personal coach and counselor. My therapy office is located in the heart of Lincoln Square in Chicago."
(773) 315-1166
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60625
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"I am a very caring therapist with many years of individual, couple and family therapy experience. I have worked successfully with very difficult emotional, cognitive and behavioral clients and cases, including: adolescent problem behaviors, couple and family dysfunction, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, personality disorders, gender identity, HIV/AIDS related issues and gerontologically related issues. Ability to help individuals, couples, families identify and correct problem thoughts, behaviors, communications through strong emotional guidance and support to help them make their own ways independently. Many years experience as personal coach and counselor. My therapy office is located in the heart of Lincoln Square in Chicago."
Marcos Flores
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60640
"I have worked with clients whose concerns include depression, anxiety, and trauma among others. Most clients look for validation and empathy. Others ask that I work as a mental filter and help them to process traumatic experiences or regrets. While creating goals is always a collaborative process, my primary goal is to help clients grow personally, emotionally and spiritually. I have worked in community and academic settings from kindergarten to the graduate level, and while I have over 3 years of experience working with children and adolescents, I also have experience working with adults; particularly those in the LGBTQ+ community"
(872) 666-9638 x105
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60640
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"I have worked with clients whose concerns include depression, anxiety, and trauma among others. Most clients look for validation and empathy. Others ask that I work as a mental filter and help them to process traumatic experiences or regrets. While creating goals is always a collaborative process, my primary goal is to help clients grow personally, emotionally and spiritually. I have worked in community and academic settings from kindergarten to the graduate level, and while I have over 3 years of experience working with children and adolescents, I also have experience working with adults; particularly those in the LGBTQ+ community"
Lisa Mala LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60657
"Psychotherapy is an opportunity to help achieve transformation within ourselves. While it may be difficult to find the right therapist to work with at first, I find my warm, empathetic, friendly, straight-forward approach helps my clients work through issues to find peace and purpose within their lives, as we work collaboratively to find the right therapeutic approach that works for you. I particularly enjoy couples work, and I have expertise working with perinatal mood disordered clients, infertility challenges, basically all phases of pregnancy, including pre and post, for which I have completed certification training."
(773) 830-3414
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60657
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"Psychotherapy is an opportunity to help achieve transformation within ourselves. While it may be difficult to find the right therapist to work with at first, I find my warm, empathetic, friendly, straight-forward approach helps my clients work through issues to find peace and purpose within their lives, as we work collaboratively to find the right therapeutic approach that works for you. I particularly enjoy couples work, and I have expertise working with perinatal mood disordered clients, infertility challenges, basically all phases of pregnancy, including pre and post, for which I have completed certification training."

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