Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60638
"I am an experienced psychotherapist and I work with clients from diverse backgrounds. I have extensive experience working with clients who have suffered a loss(es) and seek bereavement counseling. I also work with adults and youths who have both depression and anxiety, including panic attacks and phobias. I offer specific strategies to combat anxiety and panic attacks. My particular expertise has been working with parents and their children. I also provide marital counseling. Other areas of practice are sexual abuse and domestic violence. "
(708) 998-4609
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Chicago, Illinois 60638
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"I am an experienced psychotherapist and I work with clients from diverse backgrounds. I have extensive experience working with clients who have suffered a loss(es) and seek bereavement counseling. I also work with adults and youths who have both depression and anxiety, including panic attacks and phobias. I offer specific strategies to combat anxiety and panic attacks. My particular expertise has been working with parents and their children. I also provide marital counseling. Other areas of practice are sexual abuse and domestic violence. "
James William Griffith, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60611
"I specialize in cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) for mood and anxiety disorders. This includes depression, social anxiety, panic attacks, phobias, generalized anxiety and worry, obsessions and compulsions, and posttraumatic stress. I work primarily with adults (18+). I am located in downtown Chicago (the Magnificent Mile area). If you are looking for a psychologist or other mental healthcare provider, I would be happy to help you find someone who is a good fit for you. My usual hours are Monday and Wednesday after 5:00 PM."
(773) 863-3403
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Chicago, Illinois 60611
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"I specialize in cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) for mood and anxiety disorders. This includes depression, social anxiety, panic attacks, phobias, generalized anxiety and worry, obsessions and compulsions, and posttraumatic stress. I work primarily with adults (18+). I am located in downtown Chicago (the Magnificent Mile area). If you are looking for a psychologist or other mental healthcare provider, I would be happy to help you find someone who is a good fit for you. My usual hours are Monday and Wednesday after 5:00 PM."
Alexandra Fliess, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60640
"I believe strongly in the power of personal change and that you can make change at any point in your life. Sometimes in your desire to change you can feel stuck or uncertain. These feelings are ones that many people experience. These feelings are also able to be overcome through therapy and therapeutic interventions. You do not need to let your emotions stop you from making change in your life."
(773) 985-1782
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Chicago, Illinois 60640
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"I believe strongly in the power of personal change and that you can make change at any point in your life. Sometimes in your desire to change you can feel stuck or uncertain. These feelings are ones that many people experience. These feelings are also able to be overcome through therapy and therapeutic interventions. You do not need to let your emotions stop you from making change in your life."
Linda Michaels, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD, MBA
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60611
"Therapy helps relieve suffering and pain during times of loss or change, and can lead to significant growth and transformation, helping you to make significant changes in your life, live with more vitality, and enjoy richer relationships. Most of us benefit from more support during major life transitions, such as a relationship crisis, work problems, loss of a loved one, or the birth of a child. Many of us also struggle to get what we want and need in our personal and professional lives. Partnering with a skilled therapist can help uncover obstacles and create a path to move forward."
(312) 313-3921
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60611
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"Therapy helps relieve suffering and pain during times of loss or change, and can lead to significant growth and transformation, helping you to make significant changes in your life, live with more vitality, and enjoy richer relationships. Most of us benefit from more support during major life transitions, such as a relationship crisis, work problems, loss of a loved one, or the birth of a child. Many of us also struggle to get what we want and need in our personal and professional lives. Partnering with a skilled therapist can help uncover obstacles and create a path to move forward."
Jillian Lynum,
Chicago, Illinois 60602
"Have you ever desired a listening ear by turning to those close to you or having no one to turn to, yet the challenges continue to be consuming? You want someone to be genuine and authentic. You are feeling weighed down with everyday life. It feels like life is spiraling out of control. You have noticed changes in your mood, risky behaviors, difficulties in relationships, challenges with work-life balance, or adjusting to changes in your life. Maybe you have noticed that past events are unresolved or you are suddenly feeling overwhelmed and stressed. "
(872) 231-3626 x713
Chicago, Illinois 60602
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"Have you ever desired a listening ear by turning to those close to you or having no one to turn to, yet the challenges continue to be consuming? You want someone to be genuine and authentic. You are feeling weighed down with everyday life. It feels like life is spiraling out of control. You have noticed changes in your mood, risky behaviors, difficulties in relationships, challenges with work-life balance, or adjusting to changes in your life. Maybe you have noticed that past events are unresolved or you are suddenly feeling overwhelmed and stressed. "
Magaly Del Valle, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60629
"I have been in practice for over 8 years. My calming presence helps patients feel a sense of comfort pretty quickly in treatment. My nurturing approach helps create a safe space which allows patients to begin the healing process. I have experience treating a wide array of diagnostics and ages. My clinical specialties are depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, family conflict and trauma. I'm bilingual and culturally aware of issues common in the Latino culture. Website: www.delvallecounseling.com"
(773) 450-7460
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60629
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"I have been in practice for over 8 years. My calming presence helps patients feel a sense of comfort pretty quickly in treatment. My nurturing approach helps create a safe space which allows patients to begin the healing process. I have experience treating a wide array of diagnostics and ages. My clinical specialties are depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, family conflict and trauma. I'm bilingual and culturally aware of issues common in the Latino culture. Website: www.delvallecounseling.com"
Lena Elkhatib, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60603
"Sometimes life can get rough. Relationships can feel disconnected or heavy with resentment and distrust. Sex and intimacy can get lost in the shuffle of every day. Babies can come along making life feel completely out of control. Through it all, maybe you feel like you just don’t have what it takes, or you feel stuck in cycles of worry, sadness or loneliness. Here’s the good news: CHANGE IS POSSIBLE. Better yet, you have within you what it takes to make it happen. Together through therapy we can work to identify, challenge and reimagine the undesirable aspects of your life and relationships, making space for something better."
(847) 383-0272
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60603
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"Sometimes life can get rough. Relationships can feel disconnected or heavy with resentment and distrust. Sex and intimacy can get lost in the shuffle of every day. Babies can come along making life feel completely out of control. Through it all, maybe you feel like you just don’t have what it takes, or you feel stuck in cycles of worry, sadness or loneliness. Here’s the good news: CHANGE IS POSSIBLE. Better yet, you have within you what it takes to make it happen. Together through therapy we can work to identify, challenge and reimagine the undesirable aspects of your life and relationships, making space for something better."
Jodi Burg Torzewski, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60602
"Dr. Torzewski has more than 20 years of clinical experience. Her practice focuses on individual and couples therapy for adults. She uses a comprehensive treatment approach to be as effective as possible in her work with clients. In addition to being a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice, Dr. Torzewski serves as an Assistant Professor at Northwestern's Feinberg School of Medicine."
(773) 417-1685
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Chicago, Illinois 60602
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"Dr. Torzewski has more than 20 years of clinical experience. Her practice focuses on individual and couples therapy for adults. She uses a comprehensive treatment approach to be as effective as possible in her work with clients. In addition to being a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice, Dr. Torzewski serves as an Assistant Professor at Northwestern's Feinberg School of Medicine."
Hattie Holland
MA, LPC, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60614
"I believe that all humans possess a drive to be the very best that they can be, but it is not easy being human! As we walk along our path, we can experience obstacles that make it difficult to know our next move; sometimes we need a new perspective to help us find our way again. I work with clients of all ages with many different types of struggles. I am experienced in play therapy with children ages 5-12. I also see adults of any age with anxiety, depression, struggles with life transitions, social relationship problems, romantic relationship problems, parenting struggles, and much more! "
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60614
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"I believe that all humans possess a drive to be the very best that they can be, but it is not easy being human! As we walk along our path, we can experience obstacles that make it difficult to know our next move; sometimes we need a new perspective to help us find our way again. I work with clients of all ages with many different types of struggles. I am experienced in play therapy with children ages 5-12. I also see adults of any age with anxiety, depression, struggles with life transitions, social relationship problems, romantic relationship problems, parenting struggles, and much more! "
Shipra S Parikh, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60602
"I work with youth and adults who want to create a better life for themselves. I have experience helping with emotional and behavioral difficulties, parenting concerns, and trauma/abuse. I also specialize in working with immigrant and minority groups (South Asian, Asian, African-American, Latino, bi/multiracial individuals) who are dealing with a multitude of concerns, including individual development and identity, and parenting."
(312) 970-0777
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60602
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"I work with youth and adults who want to create a better life for themselves. I have experience helping with emotional and behavioral difficulties, parenting concerns, and trauma/abuse. I also specialize in working with immigrant and minority groups (South Asian, Asian, African-American, Latino, bi/multiracial individuals) who are dealing with a multitude of concerns, including individual development and identity, and parenting."
Lana Friedman, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60601
"I have over 20 years of experience working with people who suffer with addictions, anxiety, depression, relationship issues and issues of co-dependence. First, I think it is important to establish a connection. That connection is not one sided, but is something felt by both of us. Once connected, we can work together to understand the meaning behind your symptoms such as depression, loss of sleep, over eating,over spending, anger or feelings of worthlessness. What every they are, your symptoms are alarms telling you that some thing is wrong in your life."
(773) 663-4916
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60601
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"I have over 20 years of experience working with people who suffer with addictions, anxiety, depression, relationship issues and issues of co-dependence. First, I think it is important to establish a connection. That connection is not one sided, but is something felt by both of us. Once connected, we can work together to understand the meaning behind your symptoms such as depression, loss of sleep, over eating,over spending, anger or feelings of worthlessness. What every they are, your symptoms are alarms telling you that some thing is wrong in your life."
Debbie Shepard, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, JD , LCSW, RDDP
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60640
"I provide a safe, supportive environment in which to collaborate on addressing what is not working for you in your life. Together we identify and build on your strengths, developing new problem-solving strategies and coping skills to help you navigate life more effictively and achieve your goals."
(872) 244-6383
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60640
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"I provide a safe, supportive environment in which to collaborate on addressing what is not working for you in your life. Together we identify and build on your strengths, developing new problem-solving strategies and coping skills to help you navigate life more effictively and achieve your goals."
Jake Colton, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CADC
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60611
"I use a nonjudgemental, strength-based approach to help people identify and change unwanted patterns and problems in their lives. Some people come to me because they want to better understand and change their relationship to alcohol and/or other drugs. Couples often reach out to me because of violations of trust such as infidelity and deceit from addiction. These problems are particularly challenging to face and talk about. Anger, sadness, shame, and resentments can get in the way, making it difficult to heal, grow, listen, and to love."
(801) 719-5036
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60611
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"I use a nonjudgemental, strength-based approach to help people identify and change unwanted patterns and problems in their lives. Some people come to me because they want to better understand and change their relationship to alcohol and/or other drugs. Couples often reach out to me because of violations of trust such as infidelity and deceit from addiction. These problems are particularly challenging to face and talk about. Anger, sadness, shame, and resentments can get in the way, making it difficult to heal, grow, listen, and to love."
Sergio Martinez, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LSW, CADC
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60623
"I'm a Licensed Social Worker and received my degree from Loyola University. I have 10+ years of experience working with children and adults in different therapeutic environments. In my practice, I like to create an ambiance of empathy where clients who have suffered traumatic events in their lives may find a place of refuge and healing. In addition, I assist persons to find purpose beyond trauma and discover their own strengths to build resilience."
(630) 812-7095
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60623
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"I'm a Licensed Social Worker and received my degree from Loyola University. I have 10+ years of experience working with children and adults in different therapeutic environments. In my practice, I like to create an ambiance of empathy where clients who have suffered traumatic events in their lives may find a place of refuge and healing. In addition, I assist persons to find purpose beyond trauma and discover their own strengths to build resilience."
Michael F Mallory, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60613
"My role is to help those who are seeking out their paths and to manage the difficulties that life can present. I was told early on in my education that "life is a series of losses and a therapist's role is to help folks manage these losses." Loss does not just include the death of a loved one but it could represent other forms of loss such as identity. I provide support and validation for these losses that may have originally been invalidated by being told "just get over it" or "pull yourself up by the boot straps.""
(773) 309-4637
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60613
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"My role is to help those who are seeking out their paths and to manage the difficulties that life can present. I was told early on in my education that "life is a series of losses and a therapist's role is to help folks manage these losses." Loss does not just include the death of a loved one but it could represent other forms of loss such as identity. I provide support and validation for these losses that may have originally been invalidated by being told "just get over it" or "pull yourself up by the boot straps.""
Leanna Fortunato, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD, CST
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60611
"Asking for help is a courageous first step toward making personally meaningful changes. I view therapy as a collaborative process that involves you and I working together to understand what has led you to this point, to explore what you would like to be different, and to begin to develop new ways of being."
(815) 768-1673
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60611
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"Asking for help is a courageous first step toward making personally meaningful changes. I view therapy as a collaborative process that involves you and I working together to understand what has led you to this point, to explore what you would like to be different, and to begin to develop new ways of being."
Cay Carroll-Kidd, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60603
"I'm a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with 13 years of experience. My work is with adults and couples. I enjoy helping people and compassionate in my work with clients."
(312) 626-7561
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60603
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"I'm a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with 13 years of experience. My work is with adults and couples. I enjoy helping people and compassionate in my work with clients."
Michele Dubuisson LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60625
"My areas of expertise include depression, anxiety, family and relationship issues, grief, stress, and trauma. My approach to therapy is grounded in the belief that we are all resilient, each of us has unique strengths. I work with my clients to build on these strengths, increase their insight, and develop the trust needed to achieve their goals. I do this by providing a safe space in which you may process your experiences, express your feelings, challenge unhealthy relationship patterns, and develop self-awareness. We will work together to understand triggers to stress and to develop healthier coping skills."
(630) 233-9533
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60625
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"My areas of expertise include depression, anxiety, family and relationship issues, grief, stress, and trauma. My approach to therapy is grounded in the belief that we are all resilient, each of us has unique strengths. I work with my clients to build on these strengths, increase their insight, and develop the trust needed to achieve their goals. I do this by providing a safe space in which you may process your experiences, express your feelings, challenge unhealthy relationship patterns, and develop self-awareness. We will work together to understand triggers to stress and to develop healthier coping skills."
Susan Zeigler, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60613
"I am here to work with you regarding the things in life where you feel "stuck." You may be stuck for a variety of reasons, including past or current trauma, chronic illness, relationship or work-related stressors, or caring for children or your aging parents."
(773) 492-8506
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60613
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"I am here to work with you regarding the things in life where you feel "stuck." You may be stuck for a variety of reasons, including past or current trauma, chronic illness, relationship or work-related stressors, or caring for children or your aging parents."
Matthew Cramer, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CADC
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60611
"My name is Matthew Cramer and I'm a psychotherapist and addictions counselor. If you're considering therapy but aren't quite sure, or aren't entirely comfortable opening up to a stranger, then you've come to the right place! Most people who see me have little to no experience with therapists or therapy. Many are uncomfortable asking for help, believing it is a sign of "weakness." Others come from families where "staying strong," and keeping "personal business" in the family was the norm. Whatever their story, they are able to open up to me."
(773) 328-8720
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60611
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"My name is Matthew Cramer and I'm a psychotherapist and addictions counselor. If you're considering therapy but aren't quite sure, or aren't entirely comfortable opening up to a stranger, then you've come to the right place! Most people who see me have little to no experience with therapists or therapy. Many are uncomfortable asking for help, believing it is a sign of "weakness." Others come from families where "staying strong," and keeping "personal business" in the family was the norm. Whatever their story, they are able to open up to me."

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