Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
Evanston, IL 60202
People go to therapy for a multitude of reasons and in response to a multitude of problems, but the primary reason is to feel better~~about situations, about relationships and, of course, about themselves. My job as a therapist is to provide a safe environment in which to explore these problems and help my clients discover and experiment with ways of thinking, feeling and behaving that will help them achieve these goals.
Individuals
(847) 243-6711
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Evanston, IL 60202
Individuals
People go to therapy for a multitude of reasons and in response to a multitude of problems, but the primary reason is to feel better~~about situations, about relationships and, of course, about themselves. My job as a therapist is to provide a safe environment in which to explore these problems and help my clients discover and experiment with ways of thinking, feeling and behaving that will help them achieve these goals.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT Verified
Verified
Evanston, IL 60203
Many of us seek therapy when we are unhappy in our relationships or when we feel lonely. Sometimes, it is the relationship that we have with ourselves that concerns us. Therapy provides an opportunity for us to understand ourselves within the context of a relationship designed for self exploration. Sometimes individual therapy is appropriate. Other times, therapy is more helpful when our partners or other family members join us.
Individuals
(847) 780-7543
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Evanston, IL 60203
Individuals
Many of us seek therapy when we are unhappy in our relationships or when we feel lonely. Sometimes, it is the relationship that we have with ourselves that concerns us. Therapy provides an opportunity for us to understand ourselves within the context of a relationship designed for self exploration. Sometimes individual therapy is appropriate. Other times, therapy is more helpful when our partners or other family members join us.
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Evanston, IL 60202
In my practice, I work with men and women, individuals and couples. I focus largely on the dynamics and the contexts in which people live, both in their current relationships and in the ones that helped to shape them. I help people through the transitions of their lives, through loss and "stuck" places, past the obstacles to achieving meaning in life and intimacy in relationships. I work in a cognitive/directive and very open personal style.
Individuals
(312) 725-4666
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Evanston, IL 60202
Individuals
In my practice, I work with men and women, individuals and couples. I focus largely on the dynamics and the contexts in which people live, both in their current relationships and in the ones that helped to shape them. I help people through the transitions of their lives, through loss and "stuck" places, past the obstacles to achieving meaning in life and intimacy in relationships. I work in a cognitive/directive and very open personal style.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Evanston, IL 60201
**Not Currently Accepting New Clients: Check Back in November 2020** You're ready to heal whatever part of your life is ailing right now. The process of therapy allows you to not have to do it alone. To have guidance, validation, and accountability in your journey. Don't turn back now and return to the ailing, let today be the day that your life changes. We can't change our pasts, but we can change our paths and live happier and healthier lives. I strive to create a comfortable and safe environment for my clients so that they can access the vulnerable parts of themselves and grow into the versions of themselves they strive to be.
Individuals
(312) 471-0638
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Office is near:
Evanston, IL 60201
Individuals
**Not Currently Accepting New Clients: Check Back in November 2020** You're ready to heal whatever part of your life is ailing right now. The process of therapy allows you to not have to do it alone. To have guidance, validation, and accountability in your journey. Don't turn back now and return to the ailing, let today be the day that your life changes. We can't change our pasts, but we can change our paths and live happier and healthier lives. I strive to create a comfortable and safe environment for my clients so that they can access the vulnerable parts of themselves and grow into the versions of themselves they strive to be.
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Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, MS, LCPC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Evanston, IL 60209
Hello! My name is Haniyyah Taufique and I'm a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. I strive to help individuals work through their mental health concerns in order to live meaningful lives. I specialize in treating anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, depression, mood disorders and trauma. I have had the opportunity to work in several different mental health settings including hospitals and private practice which has give me a helpful scope of experience. My goal is to help individuals decrease symptoms and increase functioning.
Individuals
(773) 694-4532
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Office is near:
Evanston, IL 60209
Individuals
Hello! My name is Haniyyah Taufique and I'm a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. I strive to help individuals work through their mental health concerns in order to live meaningful lives. I specialize in treating anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, depression, mood disorders and trauma. I have had the opportunity to work in several different mental health settings including hospitals and private practice which has give me a helpful scope of experience. My goal is to help individuals decrease symptoms and increase functioning.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Evanston, IL 60201
Empathy and Focusing are my special skills. You can begin to learn Focusing and other valuable skills in our work together. I studied with Dr. Eugene Gendlin at the University of Chicago. Everyone, growing up, learns some feelings are "bad." This produces obstacles to accurate perception. I am skillful at helping you find conflict-resolving passages that could remain hidden to you searching alone. With empathy, I work to create a safe environment in which you can explore feelings that may be difficult to approach on your own.
Individuals
(224) 323-6930
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Evanston, IL 60201
Individuals
Empathy and Focusing are my special skills. You can begin to learn Focusing and other valuable skills in our work together. I studied with Dr. Eugene Gendlin at the University of Chicago. Everyone, growing up, learns some feelings are "bad." This produces obstacles to accurate perception. I am skillful at helping you find conflict-resolving passages that could remain hidden to you searching alone. With empathy, I work to create a safe environment in which you can explore feelings that may be difficult to approach on your own.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
Evanston, IL 60201
I am a licensed clinical social worker who has provided counseling and therapy to children, adults, couples and families for over 20 years. My approach is psychodynamic, meaning I utilize whatever style I feel would be most effective with each individual client and situation. I give my clients the option of integrating mindfulness and hypnotherapy in order to access their own strength and resilience. I don't hesitate to use an interactive approach that may include suggestions, humor,and setting personal goals. I focus on helping clients to gain a deeper understanding of themselves so that they are empowered to make positive changes.
Individuals
(847) 380-7212
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Evanston, IL 60201
Individuals
I am a licensed clinical social worker who has provided counseling and therapy to children, adults, couples and families for over 20 years. My approach is psychodynamic, meaning I utilize whatever style I feel would be most effective with each individual client and situation. I give my clients the option of integrating mindfulness and hypnotherapy in order to access their own strength and resilience. I don't hesitate to use an interactive approach that may include suggestions, humor,and setting personal goals. I focus on helping clients to gain a deeper understanding of themselves so that they are empowered to make positive changes.
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Counselor, MA, LCPC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Evanston, IL 60201
Do you ever stand back and take a look at the big picture of your life and wonder how things ended up this way? Do you feel unhappy with your choices or situation, but unsure about how to start unraveling barriers and start moving in the direction that you want? I can help you examine your choices and behaviors, big and small, understand how they might be keeping you stuck or unfulfilled, and collaboratively find your power to make changes that bring you more in line with the kind of life you want and deserve to have.
Individuals
(773) 598-5743
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Office is near:
Evanston, IL 60201
Individuals
Do you ever stand back and take a look at the big picture of your life and wonder how things ended up this way? Do you feel unhappy with your choices or situation, but unsure about how to start unraveling barriers and start moving in the direction that you want? I can help you examine your choices and behaviors, big and small, understand how they might be keeping you stuck or unfulfilled, and collaboratively find your power to make changes that bring you more in line with the kind of life you want and deserve to have.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, EdD, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Evanston, IL 60202
Throughout life, we are faced with many challenges...some more severe than others, some harder to overcome, and some which we ignore for the moment. When we choose not to face our challenges, it can negatively impact our true being. My experience includes working with those struggling with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, substance abuse, trauma, parent-child relationships, crisis intervention, just to name a few.
Individuals
(424) 379-4715
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Office is near:
Evanston, IL 60202
Individuals
Throughout life, we are faced with many challenges...some more severe than others, some harder to overcome, and some which we ignore for the moment. When we choose not to face our challenges, it can negatively impact our true being. My experience includes working with those struggling with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, substance abuse, trauma, parent-child relationships, crisis intervention, just to name a few.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Evanston, IL 60201
Hi! Thanks for taking the time to read my profile. It would be an honor to support you as you share your story. Our work together will help you gain insight and learn new ways of coping with your life’s unique challenges. My experience is extensive and broad. I have worked with kids and teens as a school social worker. Later with families, couples and older adults. As a hospice social worker I gained experience in the field of grief and loss .Two years ago I took the plunge and opened my own clinical practice. I am passionate and committed to my clients as they share, in confidence , whatever is on their mind.
Individuals
(224) 279-6518
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Evanston, IL 60201
Individuals
Hi! Thanks for taking the time to read my profile. It would be an honor to support you as you share your story. Our work together will help you gain insight and learn new ways of coping with your life’s unique challenges. My experience is extensive and broad. I have worked with kids and teens as a school social worker. Later with families, couples and older adults. As a hospice social worker I gained experience in the field of grief and loss .Two years ago I took the plunge and opened my own clinical practice. I am passionate and committed to my clients as they share, in confidence , whatever is on their mind.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Evanston, IL 60201
I am a passionate therapist with a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy from Northwestern who worked at Flourish Studios for 6 years. I use client strengths, humor, meditation, and goal setting to resolve problems and work with individuals, couples and families from diverse backgrounds. I take a holistic approach to all my cases combing elements of mental, physical, spiritual, and emotional wellness to bring healing into client's lives. I volunteer at a CPS school, leading a self-esteem group adolescent girls I created called 'Powerful Girls', I am a AAMFT approved supervisor and a "Prepare-Enrich" premarital counselor.
Individuals
(847) 984-0599
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Office is near:
Evanston, IL 60201
Individuals
I am a passionate therapist with a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy from Northwestern who worked at Flourish Studios for 6 years. I use client strengths, humor, meditation, and goal setting to resolve problems and work with individuals, couples and families from diverse backgrounds. I take a holistic approach to all my cases combing elements of mental, physical, spiritual, and emotional wellness to bring healing into client's lives. I volunteer at a CPS school, leading a self-esteem group adolescent girls I created called 'Powerful Girls', I am a AAMFT approved supervisor and a "Prepare-Enrich" premarital counselor.
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Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC Verified
Verified
Evanston, IL 60201
I value the power of the relationship between therapist and client and honoring my clients is foundational to my practice. I have been described as warm, authentic, welcoming, loyal, and someone safe with whom to disclose deeper feelings and experiences. I attempt from the first session to hone in and appreciate my clients' strengths, to listen deeply with genuine compassion, and to hold my clients' shared story with great value and reverence. I seek to facilitate the therapy office as a place where the inner wisdom of the client-- the inner self--can safely emerge.
Individuals
(872) 239-3152
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Evanston, IL 60201
Individuals
I value the power of the relationship between therapist and client and honoring my clients is foundational to my practice. I have been described as warm, authentic, welcoming, loyal, and someone safe with whom to disclose deeper feelings and experiences. I attempt from the first session to hone in and appreciate my clients' strengths, to listen deeply with genuine compassion, and to hold my clients' shared story with great value and reverence. I seek to facilitate the therapy office as a place where the inner wisdom of the client-- the inner self--can safely emerge.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT Verified
Verified
Evanston, IL 60202
I have many years of counseling with individuals, couples, families and children. Creating a safe, welcoming space where healing, learning, growing can occur is essential for the therapeutic process which takes many forms, and is based on the needs of each person, couple or family. The therapeutic process is a shared journey and in my counseling role I help support and guide the process.
Individuals
(224) 998-0048
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Evanston, IL 60202
Individuals
I have many years of counseling with individuals, couples, families and children. Creating a safe, welcoming space where healing, learning, growing can occur is essential for the therapeutic process which takes many forms, and is based on the needs of each person, couple or family. The therapeutic process is a shared journey and in my counseling role I help support and guide the process.
Psychologist, PsyD, ABPP, LCPC Verified
Verified
Evanston, IL 60201
I have over 20 years experience treating adults, families and couples. I specialize in depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and psychotic disorders. I am a published author who has presented my research on group psychotherapy nationally and internationally. I am also a licensed massage therapist who practices mind/body work. As a board member with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), and a member of APA's Task force on severe mental illness, I am an advocate for individuals and families who struggle with the stigma associated with these disorders. As a professor at Midwestern University, I am aware of cutting edge, evidence based practices.
Individuals
(847) 641-2977
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Evanston, IL 60201
Individuals
I have over 20 years experience treating adults, families and couples. I specialize in depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and psychotic disorders. I am a published author who has presented my research on group psychotherapy nationally and internationally. I am also a licensed massage therapist who practices mind/body work. As a board member with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), and a member of APA's Task force on severe mental illness, I am an advocate for individuals and families who struggle with the stigma associated with these disorders. As a professor at Midwestern University, I am aware of cutting edge, evidence based practices.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Evanston, IL 60201
I am a psychotherapist with over 25 years of experience providing individual therapy and couples counseling to adults. My nonjudgmental approach, which entails kindness, empathy, and support coupled with honest and direct feedback, leads my clients to feel safe and understood - vital to successful therapy. In addition to depression and anxiety, relationship issues are a primary focus of mine, whether that involves dissatisfaction with a current relationship, frustration with establishing relationships, or trauma-related experiences with others.
Individuals
(847) 908-3544
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Evanston, IL 60201
Individuals
I am a psychotherapist with over 25 years of experience providing individual therapy and couples counseling to adults. My nonjudgmental approach, which entails kindness, empathy, and support coupled with honest and direct feedback, leads my clients to feel safe and understood - vital to successful therapy. In addition to depression and anxiety, relationship issues are a primary focus of mine, whether that involves dissatisfaction with a current relationship, frustration with establishing relationships, or trauma-related experiences with others.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Evanston, IL 60201
"Get unstuck"- Are you "Stuck"? Do you ask yourself : Am I going in the right direction ? Do you feel that you wish you were doing something else? Do you want to live better, more interesting and more meaningful life? Exploring life/ career/ and personal issues does not have to be a scary and an intimidating process. The process of exploration can be fun and meaningful and will help you move forward. This process will help you Get unstuck and moving forwards towards your goals.
Individuals
(847) 893-0972
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Evanston, IL 60201
Individuals
"Get unstuck"- Are you "Stuck"? Do you ask yourself : Am I going in the right direction ? Do you feel that you wish you were doing something else? Do you want to live better, more interesting and more meaningful life? Exploring life/ career/ and personal issues does not have to be a scary and an intimidating process. The process of exploration can be fun and meaningful and will help you move forward. This process will help you Get unstuck and moving forwards towards your goals.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Evanston, IL 60201
I'm an experienced,reliable and compassionate psychologist who works with clients to lessen depression and anxiety, gain emotional strength, and work through problems at home and at work. As people learn how their experience has impacted their lives, they gain insight that leads to understanding. As they gain control, they make changes in their relationships and quality of life. I work with children, adolescents and adults who are Caucasian, African-American, of diverse ethnicities nationalities and religions. My experience is that being in therapy with a person who is listening closely to what is happening and how you feel about it is empowering.
Individuals
(312) 499-4770
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Office is near:
Evanston, IL 60201
Individuals
I'm an experienced,reliable and compassionate psychologist who works with clients to lessen depression and anxiety, gain emotional strength, and work through problems at home and at work. As people learn how their experience has impacted their lives, they gain insight that leads to understanding. As they gain control, they make changes in their relationships and quality of life. I work with children, adolescents and adults who are Caucasian, African-American, of diverse ethnicities nationalities and religions. My experience is that being in therapy with a person who is listening closely to what is happening and how you feel about it is empowering.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
Evanston, IL 60202
Change is possible. My style is warm, engaging, and pragmatic. I ask a lot of questions and help you to find your own answers. I work with individuals who are struggling with panic, anxiety, depression, grief, isolation, loss, family and marital relationships. When emotions have taken over, it is crucial to have someone provide an objective perspective. I help you identify the beliefs and behaviors that may be getting in your way. Many times these are distorted, outdated beliefs or simply our bodies natural response to ongoing relational/environmental stressors.
Individuals
(773) 747-5836
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Evanston, IL 60202
Individuals
Change is possible. My style is warm, engaging, and pragmatic. I ask a lot of questions and help you to find your own answers. I work with individuals who are struggling with panic, anxiety, depression, grief, isolation, loss, family and marital relationships. When emotions have taken over, it is crucial to have someone provide an objective perspective. I help you identify the beliefs and behaviors that may be getting in your way. Many times these are distorted, outdated beliefs or simply our bodies natural response to ongoing relational/environmental stressors.
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Counselor, MA, LCPC, MBA Verified
Verified
Evanston, IL 60201
I have a special interest in treating anxiety disorders including OCD, generalized anxiety, health anxiety, social anxiety and panic disorder. Anxiety often manifests with physical symptoms and can be debilitating. I believe that by better understanding ourselves we learn to respond to situations in healthier ways. Psychotherapy provides insight and self awareness which can help eliminate symptoms and dramatically improve quality of life. I am passionate about my work and consider it a privilege to be of help.
Individuals
(847) 400-6923
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Evanston, IL 60201
Individuals
I have a special interest in treating anxiety disorders including OCD, generalized anxiety, health anxiety, social anxiety and panic disorder. Anxiety often manifests with physical symptoms and can be debilitating. I believe that by better understanding ourselves we learn to respond to situations in healthier ways. Psychotherapy provides insight and self awareness which can help eliminate symptoms and dramatically improve quality of life. I am passionate about my work and consider it a privilege to be of help.
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Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Evanston, IL 60202
As an in-home professional counselor and educational advocate, I work with couples and families where they feel most comfortable. Treatment revolves around helping individuals and families be their best selves by using successes in the past to confront and conquer current life challenges. Sometimes great kids make bad decisions. We work together to learn practical strategies to put in your parent toolbox. I'm also passionate about helping parents trust their instincts. I can sort through the specialized vocabulary of IEPs and help parents assert their expertise when it comes to the special needs of special kids.
Individuals
(847) 440-3347
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Office is near:
Evanston, IL 60202
Individuals
As an in-home professional counselor and educational advocate, I work with couples and families where they feel most comfortable. Treatment revolves around helping individuals and families be their best selves by using successes in the past to confront and conquer current life challenges. Sometimes great kids make bad decisions. We work together to learn practical strategies to put in your parent toolbox. I'm also passionate about helping parents trust their instincts. I can sort through the specialized vocabulary of IEPs and help parents assert their expertise when it comes to the special needs of special kids.

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Individuals Therapists
The professionals listed here have identified their focus on individual therapy in Evanston or help for individuals seeking therapy. Individual counseling in Evanston, and psychologists who mostly work with individuals involves meeting with a therapist one-on-one for the purpose of reducing personal suffering which may occur in the form of problematic behaviors, beliefs or feelings.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Evanston are able to work with a wide range of issues. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in Evanston

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