I approach my clinical work with a grounding in my deeply-held belief that all human beings have infinite worth. My goal for all individuals with whom I work is to support each person's path towards experiencing that worth within themselves. Having worked in the mental health field for the past 16 years with children, adolescents, adults, and families, I have utilized this philosophy to guide the process of therapy with individuals having a wide range of challenges, from autism spectrum disorders to struggles with mood and anxiety to relationship problems.
Feeling lost, hurt, angry, overwhelmed or worried? Know that you are not alone. As you begin to think about what is next, how to feel better and how to start the next chapter in your life think about giving yourself the opportunity of creating a fresh start.
If you've been feeling anxious, depressed, or like you've hit a wall during this difficult time, you're not alone. I believe everyone has times when the support of a therapist would be helpful, and taking the first step can be the hardest part. I'm happy to start with a phone consultation to discuss what brings you to counseling at this point, and to see if we might be a good fit to work together.
I am a license professional counselor with several years of professional experience working with individuals as they navigate life transitions, self-exploration, heal from trauma, and repair relationships. I identify my therapeutic style as compassionate and non-judgmental, using a calming presence to begin the healing process. I am bi-cultural and I provide services from a culturally informed lens. Throughout my career, I have learned the impact of trauma that rears in many forms. I understand how trauma and chronic stress impacts the person self-concept as well as, their mind and body.
I am a passionate clinician dedicated to understanding the needs of my clients and engaging in advocacy on their behalf. I am an attuned listener who strives to fully know each client’s unique story, how it shapes who they are, and the goals they want to achieve. I have worked with both children and adults providing therapy and utilizing comprehensive psychological assessments to guide their work. Throughout my years of practice, I have helped individuals with trauma, depression, anxiety, and neurodevelopmental challenges. I have a concentration in neuropsychology and also provide neuropsychological assessments.
Are you struggling to heal from a past trauma? Is depression is making it hard to stay motivated and feel confident. Or, is your anxiety making it difficult to navigate school or work? If these questions resonate with you, I can help. I offer virtual mental health counseling and career coaching because I am passionate about helping teens and adults navigate trauma, grief, depression, anxiety, life transitions, and career development.
There are many factors in life that can affect our emotional well-being and functioning. This can leave us feeling overwhelmed, powerless, or just not our best self. Through a collaborative approach, I aim to help you manage whatever unwanted feelings and symptoms you may be experiencing. No matter how big or small you feel your challenges may be, I believe we can all benefit from taking time out of the busyness of life to focus on ourselves. I am here to support you and empower you during this process.
Hello! I have over a decade of experience working in the mental health field, particularly with trauma. My expertise lies in treating children, adolescents, adults and families. I frequently work with LGBTQ and ethnic communities. I emphasize building new insight and skills during treatment to help foster resiliency, and improve your quality of life. I believe that therapy should be approachable and collaborative.
My therapeutic style focuses on safety and empowerment. While I may be the “professional,” you are the expert of your own life. To establish trust, I wear my heart on my nerdy sleeve. I would never ask you to risk your vulnerability if I am unwilling to risk my own. I may use humor to foster hope and ease discomfort. I welcome you to question my perspectives to improve the power of our co-created insights. We will collaborate and develop ways for you to make new choices, break old patterns, and build more effective supports. Our work will help you unlock your potential for healing, and get you closer to the person you want to be.
I believe in creating a safe, non-judgmental space where clients feel free to let their true selves be seen. We all innately crave love, connection, and healthy relationships. We were not created to do life alone. I view each person as a holistic being, considering your mental, physical, relational, emotional, and spiritual health as we journey together towards healing, growth, and a meaningful life.
Dr. Langley is a compassionate therapist, dedicated to understanding and supporting her clients in times of need. She has helped children, adolescents, adults, couples and families overcome the challenges they face. Working with at-risk teens or adults battling depression, helping children with autism or counseling couples; Dr. Langley focuses on each individual's unique journey, while maintaining a strong grounding in theory, neurobiology and current research. Dr. Langley practices a psychodynamic, relational approach to therapy. We can make long lasting change only when we are able to explore our own narratives that have lead us to where we are.
You have the power to make changes in your life! You may not yet know how, but I am here to help you figure this out. Dishes have piled up, relationships are suffering, and avoidance shows up even when it comes to things you enjoy. Sometimes situations change and pose new challenges; at other times situations remain the same and lead to feeling stagnant and stuck. Whatever your unique case might be, today can be the beginning of feeling more effective in your life. It is courageous to acknowledge that you might benefit from learning new tools and insights.
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, MA, LCPC
Are you coping with life stress, an unexpected adjustment or relationship strain? Are you struggling to recover from past traumatic experiences or anxiety about your future? I help clients by creating a trauma-sensitive, identity affirming space to work through their most personal struggles.
Life can be a journey of transitions and challenges. I recognize that the impact of change can be stressful on the mind and the body. As a bi-cultural therapist, I support individuals adjust to life transitions using culturally informed strength-based and mindful based approaches. I have experience providing trauma therapy to adults who have been affected by interpersonal violence and intergenerational trauma. I also recognize how chronic stress and trauma, as well as cultural factors, influence an individual’s sense of self.
Life can be full of challenges, from embracing past experiences to dealing with current challenges in life. I want to join your journey through life & hope to assist you. Your identity is what makes you who you are. I primary work with persons from Ages 12 - 65+ suffering from mental and emotional pains: like trauma, anxiety, substance abuse, questioning one’s life purpose, transitioning/adjusting in life, school or career support, multicultural support, looking to building inner awareness of self, relationships, & supports with others, or in need of developing skills or behavioral change.
Is it difficult to find your voice and navigate the never-ending obstacles that are hindering your growth? Are you ready to change the behaviors that are keeping you from being your best self? Your journey to healing begins here. If you're ready, let's connect!
I am not currently accepting new patients. - - - - Therapy is a collaborative process with individuals and families that comes from a place of earned trust and safety. I focus my therapeutic work through a relational and attachment lens, while also teaching clients skills and techniques to help cope. I help to guide individuals through understanding relational patterns and attachment across the lifespan. I strive to be culturally responsive and believe that culture is an area to be explored as it relates to each individual and the systems they are a part of.
My goal as a therapist is to provide a safe environment where my clients feel accepted as they are, while also supported in moving towards the growth and change they are seeking. I work with children, adolescents, young adults, and adults seeking support with stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, life transitions, relationship difficulties, identity, and self-esteem concerns, among others. I have over ten years of clinical experience, working in public school, college counseling center, and outpatient practice settings.
I offer a warm, empathic, and collaborative therapy space that reflects my passion for helping clients build fuller and more authentic lives. I have worked with individuals across the lifespan with various concerns including depression, anxiety, stress, relationships, identity, education/career, and family-of-origin. I also have specialized training in working with college students, immigrants, and trauma survivors. Regardless of what brings you to therapy, my culture-centered approach allows me to attend to the intersections of your cultural identities and how it impacts your experience of the world.
I am an empathetic therapist who believes that each session can be utilized as a vehicle for personal growth. Within the therapeutic relationship, I place an emphasis on exploring past experiences that have an influence upon the present, along with navigating through relational dynamics that become present during the therapeutic hour. Focusing on these areas leads to a deeper understanding and awareness of one’s own thoughts and feelings, while helping to resolve the influence of troubling past experiences on the present.
What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in Medical Village, Chicago are psychologists, licensed counselors, therapists, psychotherapists, and licensed clinical social workers, all of whom diagnose mental health conditions and provide individualized treatment.
Services offered, education and credentials vary by type of mental health professional. Each professional in Medical Village, Chicago then may specialize in certain areas, such as depression, marriage counseling, or anxiety. Although many mental health providers are not licensed to prescribe medication, they may coordinate with a provider who can.
Both in-person and online therapy sessions are available from most psychologists.
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What method of therapy is right for me?
When it comes to treatment methods, there's no 'right way.’ Each method of therapy can be beneficial for a variety of issues. Psychologists in Medical Village, Chicago specialize in therapeutic approaches such as CBT, EMDR, and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), among others. Finding a psychologist or therapist who is a good fit for you is the most important step to discovering what type of therapy, or combination of therapeutic approaches, will meet your individual needs. Learn what to expect from different types of therapy and how they work.
How to use my insurance?
Many therapists accept health insurance. Check to see if your insurance is covered. Feel free to discuss this when you contact the therapist.