John A. Garver Jr.

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, AM, LCSW

Verified by Psychology Today
5 Endorsed
(773) 328-8347

John A. Garver Jr.

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, AM, LCSW

Verified by Psychology Today
5 Endorsed

Location

2650 W Montrose Ave
Suite 304
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 328-8347
Offers online therapy

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About

I conceptualize therapy as a mutually created, deeply personal experience. No two therapies will ever be exactly alike given that we are all unique individuals shaped by the stories, desires, and expectations of ourselves and others. I start from a place of deep humility and honor, knowing that coming to therapy means turning to a professionalized stranger for help with what may be extremely difficult sufferings. In the beginning there may not be words for what is wrong, where it hurts, why things are the way they are. This is where we start. Together. Courageously.
Therapy offers space for us to explore your internal and external worlds and to bring dignity to your self and your experiences such that we may expand your sense of internal freedom and reduce feelings of constriction, which may have taken the form of unwanted "symptoms", thoughts, feelings, and behaviors.
I graduated Yale University (BA, American Studies) and earned my social work master's degree at University of Chicago. Among other experiences, I finished a two-year program in psychoanalytic psychotherapy at the Chicago Center for Psychoanalysis where I am currently in training to become a certified psychoanalyst.

Finances

Pay By: Cash, Check, Health Savings Account
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • U-SHIP: Univ. of Chicago Student Health Ins. Plan
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • License: Illinois / 149.015206
  • School: University of Chicago SSA
  • Year Graduated: 2010

Endorsements

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, PhD

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CTRS

Counselor, MA, LCPC

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, LCSW, CADC

Location

2650 W Montrose Ave
Suite 304
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 328-8347
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Specialties
  • Mood Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
Issues
  • Addiction
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coping Skills
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Narcissistic Personality (NPD)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Queer/Gender-Queer/Trans* Identities
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Spirituality
  • Substance Use
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders (DID)
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Black and African American and Hispanic and Latino
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
Communities
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Queer Allied
  • Transgender Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Existential
  • Insight-Oriented
  • Interpersonal
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Last Modified: 28 Apr 2022
John A. Garver Jr.

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, AM, LCSW