Jessica Emelia
Counselor, MA, LCPC Verified
Verified
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$160
Chicago, IL 60622
Anxiety and depression impact your work, relationships, and personal goals. But with support, it is completely possible to feel better and manage these often-debilitating symptoms. I specialize in assisting adults with anxiety/depression to manage their symptoms and reduce the impact they have on their lives. This includes women who suffer from cyclical anxiety, depression, or anger in relation to their menstrual cycles (aka PMS/PMDD.)
(773) 598-4177
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Chicago, IL 60622
$160 Per Session
Anxiety and depression impact your work, relationships, and personal goals. But with support, it is completely possible to feel better and manage these often-debilitating symptoms. I specialize in assisting adults with anxiety/depression to manage their symptoms and reduce the impact they have on their lives. This includes women who suffer from cyclical anxiety, depression, or anger in relation to their menstrual cycles (aka PMS/PMDD.)
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Stacey L. Brown
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, DMHC Verified
Verified
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$150
Chicago, IL 60625
Therapeutic support and guidance can be an essential part of getting you through the multiplication of stressors over the past year. For some the recent losses, changes & uncertainty has resulted in loneliness, depression & anxiety for the future. For others this crucible has exacerbated problems that existed before. We are all struggling as COVID has forced us to sit still with ourselves & ask the essential existential questions of life. I would look forward to being part of the process to understand yourself better & navigate this time period to attain a sense of wellness & growth.
(773) 757-5206
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60625
$150 Per Session
Therapeutic support and guidance can be an essential part of getting you through the multiplication of stressors over the past year. For some the recent losses, changes & uncertainty has resulted in loneliness, depression & anxiety for the future. For others this crucible has exacerbated problems that existed before. We are all struggling as COVID has forced us to sit still with ourselves & ask the essential existential questions of life. I would look forward to being part of the process to understand yourself better & navigate this time period to attain a sense of wellness & growth.
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Theresa McKennie
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, PEL 73 Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60602
"Mental strength is not the ability to stay out of the darkness; it's the ability to sit present in the darkness knowing the light will shine again”, (ADHDsuperhero). I have a passion for assisting my clients through this process. Self-care is a practice we rarely exercise. You cannot care for others until you take care of yourself. Make the decision to take time for you; you are worth it!
(872) 985-0261
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60602
"Mental strength is not the ability to stay out of the darkness; it's the ability to sit present in the darkness knowing the light will shine again”, (ADHDsuperhero). I have a passion for assisting my clients through this process. Self-care is a practice we rarely exercise. You cannot care for others until you take care of yourself. Make the decision to take time for you; you are worth it!
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Rosondunnii Marshall
Marriage & Family Therapist, ALMFT Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60603
The ideal client for me is someone who is ready for something different. It’s normal to feel fear when stepping into change and I work with my clients so they don’t have to be stopped or dismayed by said fears or doubts. The therapeutic process involves a willingness to learn and being open to outside and differing perspectives. I’m passionate about partnering with clients who are willing to work together to achieve their goals.
(773) 290-1539
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60603
The ideal client for me is someone who is ready for something different. It’s normal to feel fear when stepping into change and I work with my clients so they don’t have to be stopped or dismayed by said fears or doubts. The therapeutic process involves a willingness to learn and being open to outside and differing perspectives. I’m passionate about partnering with clients who are willing to work together to achieve their goals.
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Monica Kathuria
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60661
Challenges arise throughout life. At times you may feel stuck, lost, misunderstood, or disconnected. This can lead to anxiety, sadness, and frustration. I work with young adults and teens in various transitions in their lives who are struggling, and believe relief from such negative places is possible. Maybe you're trying to navigate relationships with family, friends, or co-workers; or trying to establish a healthy personal or professional relationship. Maybe you're trying to manage different personalities at work. Or, maybe you're a new parent trying to manage your changed relationship with your partner, and raise a child.
(312) 371-5680
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60661
Challenges arise throughout life. At times you may feel stuck, lost, misunderstood, or disconnected. This can lead to anxiety, sadness, and frustration. I work with young adults and teens in various transitions in their lives who are struggling, and believe relief from such negative places is possible. Maybe you're trying to navigate relationships with family, friends, or co-workers; or trying to establish a healthy personal or professional relationship. Maybe you're trying to manage different personalities at work. Or, maybe you're a new parent trying to manage your changed relationship with your partner, and raise a child.
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Shimere L Harrington
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60624
Life can be beautiful, complicated, and messy all at the same time. The road at times can be riddled by twists, turns, and detours you were not expecting. It would be nice if life was a straight path to fulfillment and happiness but life is not linear. Perhaps you found yourself starting over after a recent break-up? Or, you experienced the loss of a loved one. Maybe even faced with an unexpected medical diagnosis or have been questioning your purpose in life. Whether you’re prepared or not, life has a way of making you feel the challenges you are faced with are too difficult to overcome.
(773) 378-9889
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60624
Life can be beautiful, complicated, and messy all at the same time. The road at times can be riddled by twists, turns, and detours you were not expecting. It would be nice if life was a straight path to fulfillment and happiness but life is not linear. Perhaps you found yourself starting over after a recent break-up? Or, you experienced the loss of a loved one. Maybe even faced with an unexpected medical diagnosis or have been questioning your purpose in life. Whether you’re prepared or not, life has a way of making you feel the challenges you are faced with are too difficult to overcome.
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Danielle Bertini
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, MA Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60606
I am currently accepting new clients! I believe that the therapeutic relationship is at the crux of change. Through this lens, I offer a safe, warm, and empathic space for clients to explore their inner world. Counseling is not just for those experiencing a life crisis or a current difficulty—counseling is an opportunity to learn new skills, gain new insights, and position oneself for increased health and wellness.
(773) 840-0415
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60606
I am currently accepting new clients! I believe that the therapeutic relationship is at the crux of change. Through this lens, I offer a safe, warm, and empathic space for clients to explore their inner world. Counseling is not just for those experiencing a life crisis or a current difficulty—counseling is an opportunity to learn new skills, gain new insights, and position oneself for increased health and wellness.
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Nabeela Khan
BS, BA Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60613
My therapeutic approach looks at people holistically. I will take into account your mind, body, and spirit and the ways these intersect to make you the unique person that you are. I appreciate each person’s differences and will work collaboratively to reach goals that are important and meaningful to you. I take pride in being entrusted to help you navigate life’s ups and downs and will meet you wherever you are without judgement. I value building a strong, trusting therapeutic alliance as well as providing a safe and open-minded space where you are welcome to be yourself.
(312) 313-8207
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60613
My therapeutic approach looks at people holistically. I will take into account your mind, body, and spirit and the ways these intersect to make you the unique person that you are. I appreciate each person’s differences and will work collaboratively to reach goals that are important and meaningful to you. I take pride in being entrusted to help you navigate life’s ups and downs and will meet you wherever you are without judgement. I value building a strong, trusting therapeutic alliance as well as providing a safe and open-minded space where you are welcome to be yourself.
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Mindsy Psychology: Katya Budzinski
Psychologist, LPC Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60614
*Accepting new clients using only Telehealth due to COVID-19* Life sometimes throws us unwanted curveballs and challenges that are difficult to navigate on our own. These challenges can make us feel like we are alone and powerless to change the things we want to change. Navigating these challenges in therapy is a way of choosing to face these challenges head on, to grow, and to heal. I know it takes so much courage and strength to bring you here, and my main goal is to match that courage and strength with acceptance, understanding, and unconditional support.
(872) 213-7038 x505
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60614
*Accepting new clients using only Telehealth due to COVID-19* Life sometimes throws us unwanted curveballs and challenges that are difficult to navigate on our own. These challenges can make us feel like we are alone and powerless to change the things we want to change. Navigating these challenges in therapy is a way of choosing to face these challenges head on, to grow, and to heal. I know it takes so much courage and strength to bring you here, and my main goal is to match that courage and strength with acceptance, understanding, and unconditional support.
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Stacy Rhoades
Counselor, LCPC Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60601
When difficult things happen--trauma, loss, extreme stress--our brains and bodies have an amazing capacity cope; for example, we are flooded with adrenaline to help us survive or we go into shock to protect from the depths of loss. However, sometimes events overwhelm all our capacities, and we get stuck in those events. Using both talk therapy and EMDR, I can help you understand how your mind and body is attempting to cope, learn how to reduce, tolerate and manage the lingering effects, appreciate and reconnect to your emotions, become more embodied, process past events, and find meaningful purpose and connection in the present.
(872) 213-7966
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60601
When difficult things happen--trauma, loss, extreme stress--our brains and bodies have an amazing capacity cope; for example, we are flooded with adrenaline to help us survive or we go into shock to protect from the depths of loss. However, sometimes events overwhelm all our capacities, and we get stuck in those events. Using both talk therapy and EMDR, I can help you understand how your mind and body is attempting to cope, learn how to reduce, tolerate and manage the lingering effects, appreciate and reconnect to your emotions, become more embodied, process past events, and find meaningful purpose and connection in the present.
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Carolyn Leach
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60647
My primary goal is to make you feel heard, seen, and understood. I help my clients tap into the resources and resiliency they already have to figure out how they can support themselves and ask for support from others. I work in a collaborative way with you to determine how you want to dig in with therapy and what works for you. You will learn to harness your existing strengths towards achieving your goals and lasting change. I help my clients give themselves permission to explore their identities and anxieties in a safe, affirming environment. I'm here to support you as you get curious about your past, present, and future.
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60647
My primary goal is to make you feel heard, seen, and understood. I help my clients tap into the resources and resiliency they already have to figure out how they can support themselves and ask for support from others. I work in a collaborative way with you to determine how you want to dig in with therapy and what works for you. You will learn to harness your existing strengths towards achieving your goals and lasting change. I help my clients give themselves permission to explore their identities and anxieties in a safe, affirming environment. I'm here to support you as you get curious about your past, present, and future.
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Essential Counseling Group
Clinical Social Work/Therapist Verified
Verified
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$75
Chicago, IL 60615
Essential Counseling Group (ECG) is a collective of mental health professionals whose goal is to heal clients through a psychodynamic framework. Our diverse experiences allow us to offer effective individual, family, and couples treatment. We treat a number of mental health challenges including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and trauma. ECG is here to help you be the best version of yourself.
(773) 570-7231
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60615
$75 Per Session
Essential Counseling Group (ECG) is a collective of mental health professionals whose goal is to heal clients through a psychodynamic framework. Our diverse experiences allow us to offer effective individual, family, and couples treatment. We treat a number of mental health challenges including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and trauma. ECG is here to help you be the best version of yourself.
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Essies Kaur Nagra
Licensed Professional Counselor Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60642
We all live in this fast-paced environment where we are always on the go. I understand the need to get things done in a timely manner but in these times, our mental health tends to be on the back burner. Asking for help is one of the hardest things to do but it’s also a courageous one. Taking that first step will help make meaningful changes in your everyday life so you can live a happier & enriched life. As your therapist, I will be working with you to understand what has led you to this point & to find effective solutions to maintain your therapeutic goals.
(224) 407-3358
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60642
We all live in this fast-paced environment where we are always on the go. I understand the need to get things done in a timely manner but in these times, our mental health tends to be on the back burner. Asking for help is one of the hardest things to do but it’s also a courageous one. Taking that first step will help make meaningful changes in your everyday life so you can live a happier & enriched life. As your therapist, I will be working with you to understand what has led you to this point & to find effective solutions to maintain your therapeutic goals.
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Jana S Fuchs
Counselor, MA, LCPC Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60614
Finding a therapist can feel overwhelming. You probably sense that it’s finally time to reach out for help, but feel unsure of where to begin. Perhaps you feel uncertain if there is anyone out there who can understand, let alone help. I believe that the strength of the therapeutic relationship directly impacts an individual’s capacity for change, and thus my first priority is to cultivate a safe, open, and compassionate relationship with each of my clients. My style of therapy is supportive, lively, and direct. My goal is to help you learn to trust yourself and feel less weighed down by self doubt.
(773) 786-9982
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60614
Finding a therapist can feel overwhelming. You probably sense that it’s finally time to reach out for help, but feel unsure of where to begin. Perhaps you feel uncertain if there is anyone out there who can understand, let alone help. I believe that the strength of the therapeutic relationship directly impacts an individual’s capacity for change, and thus my first priority is to cultivate a safe, open, and compassionate relationship with each of my clients. My style of therapy is supportive, lively, and direct. My goal is to help you learn to trust yourself and feel less weighed down by self doubt.
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Jenna Elizabeth White
Counselor, MA, LCPC Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60618
My clients are very important to me. It is a privilege to accompany people on a journey of self-reflection, vulnerability, and growth. I meet you where you are, say the hard thing (with kindness, humor, empathy, and creativity), and work to understand your complexities and the unique ways you wish to grow. I love working with a wide variety of people, but particularly specialize in the treatment of disordered eating, body image anxieties, sexuality, chronic pain, attachment issues, and addictive/ compulsive behaviors.
(773) 825-5085
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60618
My clients are very important to me. It is a privilege to accompany people on a journey of self-reflection, vulnerability, and growth. I meet you where you are, say the hard thing (with kindness, humor, empathy, and creativity), and work to understand your complexities and the unique ways you wish to grow. I love working with a wide variety of people, but particularly specialize in the treatment of disordered eating, body image anxieties, sexuality, chronic pain, attachment issues, and addictive/ compulsive behaviors.
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Santyna Piñeiros
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
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$125
Chicago, IL 60615
Life can be really difficult to navigate at times. Different spaces in life require different tools and skills. Maybe, you are finding that the tools that worked in a previous space in time, are no longer useful; leaving you feeling stuck and overwhelmed. Maybe, you are tired of the same feelings of guilt, hurt, and shame from your past and you are ready to heal. Maybe you are feeling the intensity of the current time and world we live in, and you need a space to process it all. Whatever the case, it is my passion assisting teen and adult women as they discover themselves and develop what they need to live the lives they desire.
(773) 570-8092
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60615
$125 Per Session
Life can be really difficult to navigate at times. Different spaces in life require different tools and skills. Maybe, you are finding that the tools that worked in a previous space in time, are no longer useful; leaving you feeling stuck and overwhelmed. Maybe, you are tired of the same feelings of guilt, hurt, and shame from your past and you are ready to heal. Maybe you are feeling the intensity of the current time and world we live in, and you need a space to process it all. Whatever the case, it is my passion assisting teen and adult women as they discover themselves and develop what they need to live the lives they desire.
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Tonia Renee Garnett
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CDVP Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60643
There are times in our lives where we feel like everything we've experienced comes back. You held it together for your family, friends and job but you're tired. You find yourself coming in and out of depression, having hard time in relationships and just don't feel like yourself. Allow help. Show up with your pieces and we will work together to piece them back.
(708) 315-7215
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60643
There are times in our lives where we feel like everything we've experienced comes back. You held it together for your family, friends and job but you're tired. You find yourself coming in and out of depression, having hard time in relationships and just don't feel like yourself. Allow help. Show up with your pieces and we will work together to piece them back.
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Raechel Pierce
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60605
Sometimes life throws us challenges that are too overwhelming to handle alone. As a trauma informed and culturally sensitive therapist, I understand the importance of allowing space and time for healing in a non-judgmental space. As your therapist, my priority is that you feel comfortable as we work through these difficulties together. My approach is collaborative, as your voice is equally important. This is your lived experience, and my role is to help guide and gently empower you towards realizing a better version of yourself.
(773) 364-1610
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60605
Sometimes life throws us challenges that are too overwhelming to handle alone. As a trauma informed and culturally sensitive therapist, I understand the importance of allowing space and time for healing in a non-judgmental space. As your therapist, my priority is that you feel comfortable as we work through these difficulties together. My approach is collaborative, as your voice is equally important. This is your lived experience, and my role is to help guide and gently empower you towards realizing a better version of yourself.
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Kayla Sivesind
PsyD Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60601
**I have daytime availability Monday-Friday and morning availability on Fridays.** I practice in an integrative fashion, combining aspects of psychodynamic, relational, cognitive-behavioral and existential perspectives. I view therapy as a collaborative process and work with my clients to help create and maintain a safe space to explore and interact with one's thoughts and feelings. I seek to help my clients live fully and authentically and see therapy as an opportunity to learn new ways of walking in the world that bring happiness and fulfillment.
(872) 814-6015
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60601
**I have daytime availability Monday-Friday and morning availability on Fridays.** I practice in an integrative fashion, combining aspects of psychodynamic, relational, cognitive-behavioral and existential perspectives. I view therapy as a collaborative process and work with my clients to help create and maintain a safe space to explore and interact with one's thoughts and feelings. I seek to help my clients live fully and authentically and see therapy as an opportunity to learn new ways of walking in the world that bring happiness and fulfillment.
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Nidhi Trivedi
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
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$220
Chicago, IL 60641
Are you tired of racing thoughts and feeling anxious? Do you find your energy being used to plan the future, control the outcomes, and worry about the worst possibilities, as opposed to make meaningful changes in life? You are likely experiencing anxiety. Anxiety can feel very tiring and could prevent you from experiencing life as you would prefer to. You may also be experiencing anxiety as a reaction to grief, trauma, depression, substance use, chronic illnesses, identity issues, cross-cultural issues, and relational difficulties.
(773) 207-3852
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60641
$220 Per Session
Are you tired of racing thoughts and feeling anxious? Do you find your energy being used to plan the future, control the outcomes, and worry about the worst possibilities, as opposed to make meaningful changes in life? You are likely experiencing anxiety. Anxiety can feel very tiring and could prevent you from experiencing life as you would prefer to. You may also be experiencing anxiety as a reaction to grief, trauma, depression, substance use, chronic illnesses, identity issues, cross-cultural issues, and relational difficulties.

Teletherapy (Online Therapy, Virtual Therapists) Therapists
Teletherapy and Online counseling have grown enormously as a medium for therapy since the advent of social distancing. Most therapists are happy to provide sessions by video or phone.

All professionals are licensed to provide video therapy to clients within the State in which they hold their license. Cross State licensing exists, but is rare.

So if you're a client in Chicago, this list of teletherapists are licensed to provide therapy to you online (by phone, video or text based chat) because they are within your state. They are sorted nearest to furthest, with professionals in Chicago listed first.

Teletherapy via phone or video can be very similar to conventional in person sessions. The message is the same, even if the medium is different. There are some advantages in the form of convenience, lack of travel and being in comfort of your own home. Set against those, professionals find it more difficult to read non-verbal signals of their clients, and you may find you yourself can be more easily distracted.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Chicago are able to work with a wide range of issues and communities, including the BIPOC community in Chicago. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in Chicago

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