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
Multicultural
(872) 469-7421
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60630
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Gay
Multicultural
"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. "
Stephanie Gielniewski-Zawadzki, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60631
"I am a counselor with wide-ranging experience offering in-person and online counseling. My life’s passion is helping teens and young adults to reclaim their emotional wellbeing and strengthen their relationships. Working on feeling connected, at peace, safe, and supported have proven to be cornerstones to lasting change and healthier living. "
Gay
Multicultural
(773) 693-2549
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60631
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Gay
Multicultural
"I am a counselor with wide-ranging experience offering in-person and online counseling. My life’s passion is helping teens and young adults to reclaim their emotional wellbeing and strengthen their relationships. Working on feeling connected, at peace, safe, and supported have proven to be cornerstones to lasting change and healthier living. "
Mollie Ryan, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC, BC-DMT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60646
"If you or someone you love are feeling overwhelmed, stressed out, or struggling with life, relationships, school or work, I can help. I have 20 years' experience helping people achieve the results they want. Another set of eyes focused on your difficulty is instrumental in finding lasting solutions. I work with adolescents, adults and couples. Therapy occurs in a safe, caring and confidential relationship. My approach is uniquely tailored to you and your needs. If you are looking for a relaxed, comfortable environment where you can feel safe to explore your difficulties without fear or judgement then reach out and improve your situation right away."
Gay
Multicultural
(708) 498-3565
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60646
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Gay
Multicultural
"If you or someone you love are feeling overwhelmed, stressed out, or struggling with life, relationships, school or work, I can help. I have 20 years' experience helping people achieve the results they want. Another set of eyes focused on your difficulty is instrumental in finding lasting solutions. I work with adolescents, adults and couples. Therapy occurs in a safe, caring and confidential relationship. My approach is uniquely tailored to you and your needs. If you are looking for a relaxed, comfortable environment where you can feel safe to explore your difficulties without fear or judgement then reach out and improve your situation right away."
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
Multicultural
(872) 228-2144
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60630
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Gay
Multicultural
"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."
Katherine (Kat) Jellinek Aldag
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60659
"I want to connect with you and help you connect with yourself, at your own pace. To accomplish this, I create a compassionate space in which you can cope without criticism. As an intersectional feminist, I approach therapy as a collaboration between equals, and I believe that you are the authority on yourself. In my practice, I avoid condensing you to a simplistic category; I take into account personal and social issues such as identity, power, and privilege — all the things we can and cannot control. Considering and accepting your whole self, you can work to withstand and welcome the world in a way that works for you. "
Gay
Multicultural
(872) 246-9637
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60659
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Gay
Multicultural
"I want to connect with you and help you connect with yourself, at your own pace. To accomplish this, I create a compassionate space in which you can cope without criticism. As an intersectional feminist, I approach therapy as a collaboration between equals, and I believe that you are the authority on yourself. In my practice, I avoid condensing you to a simplistic category; I take into account personal and social issues such as identity, power, and privilege — all the things we can and cannot control. Considering and accepting your whole self, you can work to withstand and welcome the world in a way that works for you. "
Susan E Auman, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CADC, SEP, CCJTS
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60659
"I believe that we humans heal in the context of relationship and that therapy is the process in which we find our way to our whole selves. In the therapy room, I join with clients to co-create their unique path to wholeness by realizing their inherent strengths and utilizing them to developing a 'tool belt' of strategies for which to work through life's struggles. Together we orient to the client's inherent capacity to gain mastery of their own functioning from the lens of their truth."
Gay
Multicultural
(773) 840-0985
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60659
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Gay
Multicultural
"I believe that we humans heal in the context of relationship and that therapy is the process in which we find our way to our whole selves. In the therapy room, I join with clients to co-create their unique path to wholeness by realizing their inherent strengths and utilizing them to developing a 'tool belt' of strategies for which to work through life's struggles. Together we orient to the client's inherent capacity to gain mastery of their own functioning from the lens of their truth."
Elizabeth Aram, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60659
"Anything you may be experiencing is easier to manage when you feel understood and supported. When we share our stories, a transformational process begins. I feel privileged to provide a space where it feels empowering and safe to be authentically yourself. I am drawn to working with people from many different backgrounds who find themselves feeling stuck in repeated patterns or emotional reactions, those who are longing for meaningful connections but feel alone, and those who doubt their abilities or self-worth. My focus is on understanding a holistic picture that helps you gain insight and make lasting changes."
Gay
Multicultural
(847) 443-9493
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60659
Gay
Multicultural
"Anything you may be experiencing is easier to manage when you feel understood and supported. When we share our stories, a transformational process begins. I feel privileged to provide a space where it feels empowering and safe to be authentically yourself. I am drawn to working with people from many different backgrounds who find themselves feeling stuck in repeated patterns or emotional reactions, those who are longing for meaningful connections but feel alone, and those who doubt their abilities or self-worth. My focus is on understanding a holistic picture that helps you gain insight and make lasting changes."
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
Multicultural
(312) 396-2397
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60630
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Gay
Multicultural
"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. "
Kristin Velazquez Kenefick, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD, RYT, TIYT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60646
"At some point in our lives, we all encounter difficulties. These hard times may be related to our relationships, past or current traumas, work challenges, health problems, among others. My approach is to focus on the entire person, mind, body, and spirit. This involves taking a holistic view of the client and integrating healing practices for all facets of your being. My first goal is to get to know you and co-create a healing plan for you. I will partner with you to find what works best for you."
Gay
Multicultural
(773) 362-4492
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60646
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Gay
Multicultural
"At some point in our lives, we all encounter difficulties. These hard times may be related to our relationships, past or current traumas, work challenges, health problems, among others. My approach is to focus on the entire person, mind, body, and spirit. This involves taking a holistic view of the client and integrating healing practices for all facets of your being. My first goal is to get to know you and co-create a healing plan for you. I will partner with you to find what works best for you."
Dan Pardikes
LPC, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60630
"Would you describe yourself as lonely? Do you have people in your life that truly get you? Does staying in always sound better than going out? Do you feel like others enjoy their lives in ways that you can’t? By addressing these concerns out loud, your relationship to these thoughts and feelings can change for the better. I’m a Pre-Licensed Professional Counselor whose own life was transformed by therapy. I worked in the film industry before changing tracks towards a more meaningful career in the field of mental health. I graduated from Northwestern University’s counseling program at The Family Institute. "
Gay
Multicultural
(224) 407-3454
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60630
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Gay
Multicultural
"Would you describe yourself as lonely? Do you have people in your life that truly get you? Does staying in always sound better than going out? Do you feel like others enjoy their lives in ways that you can’t? By addressing these concerns out loud, your relationship to these thoughts and feelings can change for the better. I’m a Pre-Licensed Professional Counselor whose own life was transformed by therapy. I worked in the film industry before changing tracks towards a more meaningful career in the field of mental health. I graduated from Northwestern University’s counseling program at The Family Institute. "
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
Multicultural
(773) 309-4743
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60631
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Gay
Multicultural
"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."
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
Multicultural
(224) 470-7383
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60630
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Gay
Multicultural
"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. "
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
Multicultural
(331) 256-3074
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60630
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Gay
Multicultural
"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. "
Kelsey Lamm Rottmuller, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC, MEd
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60646
"Do you find yourself struggling to live authentically and fully? I am honored to provide services to adults, young adults, and adolescents who are facing obstacles to living a life of balance and fulfillment. My approach to therapy is guided by warmth, empathic understanding, genuineness, and the belief in clients’ inherent capacity for positive growth. I provide a safe and affirming space for clients to come as they are, openly and honestly. I am invested in supporting your journey towards self-discovery and a greater sense of connection to that which brings your life meaning. "
Gay
Multicultural
(312) 516-4223
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60646
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Gay
Multicultural
"Do you find yourself struggling to live authentically and fully? I am honored to provide services to adults, young adults, and adolescents who are facing obstacles to living a life of balance and fulfillment. My approach to therapy is guided by warmth, empathic understanding, genuineness, and the belief in clients’ inherent capacity for positive growth. I provide a safe and affirming space for clients to come as they are, openly and honestly. I am invested in supporting your journey towards self-discovery and a greater sense of connection to that which brings your life meaning. "
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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."
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."
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. "
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. "
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."
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."

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