Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60640
"The most important thing I want potential clients to know is that I truly love working with people. My therapeutic style is rooted in mutual respect and understanding; believing that with a safe and nonjudgmental environment, a more satisfying life can be achieved. With compassion, understanding and humor, we address thought patterns, emotions, and behaviors to promote meaningful growth. I specialize in the treatment of depression, anxiety, trauma, mood disorders, life transitions, grief and couples."
Sexual Addiction
Child or Adolescent
Attachment-based
(773) 974-9541
Verified
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60640
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Sexual Addiction
Child or Adolescent
Attachment-based
"The most important thing I want potential clients to know is that I truly love working with people. My therapeutic style is rooted in mutual respect and understanding; believing that with a safe and nonjudgmental environment, a more satisfying life can be achieved. With compassion, understanding and humor, we address thought patterns, emotions, and behaviors to promote meaningful growth. I specialize in the treatment of depression, anxiety, trauma, mood disorders, life transitions, grief and couples."
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Patrick Gehrlich LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60613
"I am a strong believer that with the aid of a trusting, warm, skillful and open minded therapist people can bring about real, positive changes to their lives. I work with my clients in an empathetic and open dialogue to not only find the root causes of current behaviors and thinking patterns but also to help change them. I do so understanding that the each individual is the expert on themselves so entire process is collaborative."
(513) 456-4435
Verified
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60613
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"I am a strong believer that with the aid of a trusting, warm, skillful and open minded therapist people can bring about real, positive changes to their lives. I work with my clients in an empathetic and open dialogue to not only find the root causes of current behaviors and thinking patterns but also to help change them. I do so understanding that the each individual is the expert on themselves so entire process is collaborative."
Nitaya Chawla, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60613
"Change is never easy,but with the assistance of a therapist, you can start to learn skills to move towards your goals. Some of these skills include effective communication, mindfulness, relaxation, and changing negative thought patterns. In my work with couples, I focus on teaching communication skills and understanding underlying issues that effect the relationship."
(630) 796-0890
Verified
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60613
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"Change is never easy,but with the assistance of a therapist, you can start to learn skills to move towards your goals. Some of these skills include effective communication, mindfulness, relaxation, and changing negative thought patterns. In my work with couples, I focus on teaching communication skills and understanding underlying issues that effect the relationship."
Cappy Silver, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, M-RAS
Verified by Psychology Today
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60613
"Being kind, innovative, interactive and serving as your agent of change are the tenets of my approach. Working with COUPLES of any gender combination, I will guide you out of your negative communication, chronic fighting, avoidance, stressful decisions, intimacy and committment fears, parenting disagreements, sexual difficulties, and troubling issues of family, money, religion, and careers. I also encourage premarital counseling. One often used approach is cognitive behavioral, which shifts thoughts and impulses from automatic to rational. Considering the cultural context of your history and relationships is essential."
(773) 366-8487
Verified
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60613
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"Being kind, innovative, interactive and serving as your agent of change are the tenets of my approach. Working with COUPLES of any gender combination, I will guide you out of your negative communication, chronic fighting, avoidance, stressful decisions, intimacy and committment fears, parenting disagreements, sexual difficulties, and troubling issues of family, money, religion, and careers. I also encourage premarital counseling. One often used approach is cognitive behavioral, which shifts thoughts and impulses from automatic to rational. Considering the cultural context of your history and relationships is essential."
Joshua Annex, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CADC
Verified by Psychology Today
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60613
"Challenges can overwhelm our ability to cope. My objective, as a certified psychotherapist, is to assist in managing these issues safely, in a stress- free environment. Treatment is tailored towards the individual's needs. My job is to support you through the process of change in order to feel greater security and self-esteem. I use psychodynamic, relational and CBT approaches. I specialize in mood issues - anxiety, depression and chronic feelings of isolation being among the most common. I am a certified drug and alcohol counselor and have spent years helping clients grappling with substance abuse."
(224) 214-5119
Verified
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60613
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"Challenges can overwhelm our ability to cope. My objective, as a certified psychotherapist, is to assist in managing these issues safely, in a stress- free environment. Treatment is tailored towards the individual's needs. My job is to support you through the process of change in order to feel greater security and self-esteem. I use psychodynamic, relational and CBT approaches. I specialize in mood issues - anxiety, depression and chronic feelings of isolation being among the most common. I am a certified drug and alcohol counselor and have spent years helping clients grappling with substance abuse."
Alexandra DeWoskin, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60613
"I am a conversational therapist and attempt to establish a comfortable environment that allows for humor and examples to clarify concepts and patterns of thinking. I believe in empowering the client for change and am an empathic and intuitive listener which allows me to hone in on client strengths. Directly communicating these strengths and modeling behavior offers the client the opportunity to achieve milestones leading to increased self-esteem."
(773) 280-7446
Verified
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60613
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"I am a conversational therapist and attempt to establish a comfortable environment that allows for humor and examples to clarify concepts and patterns of thinking. I believe in empowering the client for change and am an empathic and intuitive listener which allows me to hone in on client strengths. Directly communicating these strengths and modeling behavior offers the client the opportunity to achieve milestones leading to increased self-esteem."
Mihaela Campion, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LCPC, CCDVC, Certifi, Daring
Verified by Psychology Today
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60613
"The ideal client is prepared for a new journey and experience. Clients who work with me soon realize that their strength and freedom comes from within. They feel liberated from their emotional constrains and fears. Through therapy, my clients discover that "They" are the creators and drivers of their own lives. They experience emotional freedom that, in turn brings more balance in their lives. Clients achieve stress relief, improve their self-esteem and self-concept, and experience increased levels of satisfaction in their relationships. They experience an increased ability to work out conflicts in a constructive way."
(312) 380-0145
Verified
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60613
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"The ideal client is prepared for a new journey and experience. Clients who work with me soon realize that their strength and freedom comes from within. They feel liberated from their emotional constrains and fears. Through therapy, my clients discover that "They" are the creators and drivers of their own lives. They experience emotional freedom that, in turn brings more balance in their lives. Clients achieve stress relief, improve their self-esteem and self-concept, and experience increased levels of satisfaction in their relationships. They experience an increased ability to work out conflicts in a constructive way."
Devin Bercaw, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LCPC, E-RYT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60640
"I believe in a holistic approach to counseling and therapy and provide full-spectrum and client-specific treatment in a warm and non-judgmental setting. Most of us lead complicated and stressful lives and often find ourselves unable to cope with the many challenges facing us on a daily basis. I am both a yoga teacher and therapist and utilize an eclectic approach to therapy. I draw from various therapeutic approaches to address the unique needs of each client. I also incorporate mindfulness, breathing, and meditation into sessions when it is appropriate for dealing with stress, anxiety, and related issues."
(773) 863-3904
Verified
Office is near:
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60640
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"I believe in a holistic approach to counseling and therapy and provide full-spectrum and client-specific treatment in a warm and non-judgmental setting. Most of us lead complicated and stressful lives and often find ourselves unable to cope with the many challenges facing us on a daily basis. I am both a yoga teacher and therapist and utilize an eclectic approach to therapy. I draw from various therapeutic approaches to address the unique needs of each client. I also incorporate mindfulness, breathing, and meditation into sessions when it is appropriate for dealing with stress, anxiety, and related issues."
Rachel Aredia, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60613
"Whether you are going through life transitions, anxiety, depression, dealing with traumatic events, etc. we will find a way together to a more compassionate way of living. My focus is always with you, as I strive to help you live the life you want. "
(312) 313-3437
Verified
Office is near:
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60613
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"Whether you are going through life transitions, anxiety, depression, dealing with traumatic events, etc. we will find a way together to a more compassionate way of living. My focus is always with you, as I strive to help you live the life you want. "
Laura Vecchiolla, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60613
"My approach to therapy involves creating a safe space where your concerns and difficulties are met with empathy and freedom from judgment. I use warmth and humor to help facilitate one's self-expression and I believe that therapy should provide an environment in which people feel free and secure to explore the underlying meanings of behaviors, thoughts, and emotions. My role is to guide the therapeutic exploration in order to cultivate empowering insights that reconnect a person to their own inner authority. Therapy can re-gift the innate ability to make new choices, find balance, and live a whole and meaningful life."
(815) 627-4788
Verified
Office is near:
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60613
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"My approach to therapy involves creating a safe space where your concerns and difficulties are met with empathy and freedom from judgment. I use warmth and humor to help facilitate one's self-expression and I believe that therapy should provide an environment in which people feel free and secure to explore the underlying meanings of behaviors, thoughts, and emotions. My role is to guide the therapeutic exploration in order to cultivate empowering insights that reconnect a person to their own inner authority. Therapy can re-gift the innate ability to make new choices, find balance, and live a whole and meaningful life."
Inner Truth Counseling, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC, BC-DMT, GL-CMA
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60613
"Do you feel stuck in any area of your life? There is a way through! I hold the space as a compassionate guide for you to rest into into your own self-reflection and discover your authentic path to healing and wholeness. My approach is based on creating genuine interpersonal connection and developing body-based awareness through mindfulness approaches. As I invite you to slow down and come into deeper connection with yourself, there is an opportunity to come into more alignment with your true self, from which you have more freedom of choice and agency in your life. "
(773) 936-3543
Verified
Office is near:
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60613
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"Do you feel stuck in any area of your life? There is a way through! I hold the space as a compassionate guide for you to rest into into your own self-reflection and discover your authentic path to healing and wholeness. My approach is based on creating genuine interpersonal connection and developing body-based awareness through mindfulness approaches. As I invite you to slow down and come into deeper connection with yourself, there is an opportunity to come into more alignment with your true self, from which you have more freedom of choice and agency in your life. "
Bradley Sears, Counselor
Counselor, Bradley Sears, MA, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60640
"Regardless of the challenges you face in life, I believe growth and healing are possible. Therapy can help you deepen your relationships and cultivate more passion, meaning and resilience. My approach, a synthesis of a range of theoretical orientations, is built on a foundation of empathy, acceptance and trust. I won't view you as a collection of symptoms, but rather as a whole, complex person with a unique life and experiences. "
(309) 247-8662
Verified
Office is near:
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60640
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"Regardless of the challenges you face in life, I believe growth and healing are possible. Therapy can help you deepen your relationships and cultivate more passion, meaning and resilience. My approach, a synthesis of a range of theoretical orientations, is built on a foundation of empathy, acceptance and trust. I won't view you as a collection of symptoms, but rather as a whole, complex person with a unique life and experiences. "
John Charles Zibert, Counselor
Counselor, PhD, NCC, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60613
"I am a board certified licensed clinical mental health counselor. I also served as counselor educator, clinical supervisor and instructor from 1993 to 2017 at St. Bonaventure University and St. Xavier University, Chicago. I collaborate with adults in individual and relationship counseling. Typical issues I support are depression, anxiety, grief, addictions, eating disorders, LGBT concerns, ACOA issues, stress, men's issues, and if the client requests, spirituality concerns. I offer Wednesday, Friday and Saturday appointments on Chicago's north side conveniently located in the Andersonville, Edgewater, Rogers Park areas"
(773) 312-4415
Verified
Office is near:
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60613
"I am a board certified licensed clinical mental health counselor. I also served as counselor educator, clinical supervisor and instructor from 1993 to 2017 at St. Bonaventure University and St. Xavier University, Chicago. I collaborate with adults in individual and relationship counseling. Typical issues I support are depression, anxiety, grief, addictions, eating disorders, LGBT concerns, ACOA issues, stress, men's issues, and if the client requests, spirituality concerns. I offer Wednesday, Friday and Saturday appointments on Chicago's north side conveniently located in the Andersonville, Edgewater, Rogers Park areas"
Sharon Steckler (Not Accepting New Clients At This Time), Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60613
"I provide a warm, nurturing, collaborative environment to foster healthy emotional functioning. My goal is to assist you in creating a healthier sense of self. With over 20 years experience as a psychotherapist, I am well versed in psychodynamic clinical practice. I incorporate a number of methods, including CBT, Mindfulness, Family Systems, and Attachment Therapy. I'm also certified in EMDR for the treatment of trauma and other painful or highly charged memories, experiences, and relationships. My use of EMDR can facilitate rapid resolution of painful memories and relationships, trauma, and change negative beliefs about yourself."
(847) 807-1996
Verified
Office is near:
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60613
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"I provide a warm, nurturing, collaborative environment to foster healthy emotional functioning. My goal is to assist you in creating a healthier sense of self. With over 20 years experience as a psychotherapist, I am well versed in psychodynamic clinical practice. I incorporate a number of methods, including CBT, Mindfulness, Family Systems, and Attachment Therapy. I'm also certified in EMDR for the treatment of trauma and other painful or highly charged memories, experiences, and relationships. My use of EMDR can facilitate rapid resolution of painful memories and relationships, trauma, and change negative beliefs about yourself."
Polina Blinderman, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60613
"I am a psychotherapist specializing in working with individuals with a history of eating disorders, trauma, anxiety, depression, stressful life transitions, identity development, and difficulties with achieving personal goals. I have particular expertise in treating individuals concerned with eating disorders, having provided leadership and treatment for individuals and their families at all levels of care. I believe in a collaborative, empathic, compassionate, and non-judgmental approach to therapy. I utilize psychodynamic, behavioral, and mindfulness principles to support my clients in reaching their personal goals."
(773) 639-2696
Verified
Office is near:
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60613
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"I am a psychotherapist specializing in working with individuals with a history of eating disorders, trauma, anxiety, depression, stressful life transitions, identity development, and difficulties with achieving personal goals. I have particular expertise in treating individuals concerned with eating disorders, having provided leadership and treatment for individuals and their families at all levels of care. I believe in a collaborative, empathic, compassionate, and non-judgmental approach to therapy. I utilize psychodynamic, behavioral, and mindfulness principles to support my clients in reaching their personal goals."
Julie Raymond, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60613
"As far as most people know, you have it "all together", but behind the mask you wear every day, you're struggling with living inside a body you hate and your days are spent either obsessively counting calories or problem-solving ways to compensate for the meal you just ate. Perhaps you've always had body image issues or disordered eating, or maybe you're only recently diagnosed, but either way, you can't imagine a life where your thoughts aren't consumed by food, numbers and control. The good news is, you're not alone, and therapy can help!"
(312) 626-9625
Verified
Office is near:
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60613
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"As far as most people know, you have it "all together", but behind the mask you wear every day, you're struggling with living inside a body you hate and your days are spent either obsessively counting calories or problem-solving ways to compensate for the meal you just ate. Perhaps you've always had body image issues or disordered eating, or maybe you're only recently diagnosed, but either way, you can't imagine a life where your thoughts aren't consumed by food, numbers and control. The good news is, you're not alone, and therapy can help!"
Bert Fox | Specializing In Therapy For Men, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60613
"I specialize in working with men, especially those who identify as gay, bi or queer. Common issues I work with clients on include relationship/intimacy struggles, isolation, depression, shame, career issues, anger/rage, anxiety, sexual issues, feelings of numbness and addiction. I can assure you a level of comfort and understanding as well as specialized training when dealing with these issues. In addition, I take a sex positive approach and am attuned to the needs of poly, non-monogamous, kink and BDSM clients."
(773) 673-9095
Verified
Office is near:
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60613
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"I specialize in working with men, especially those who identify as gay, bi or queer. Common issues I work with clients on include relationship/intimacy struggles, isolation, depression, shame, career issues, anger/rage, anxiety, sexual issues, feelings of numbness and addiction. I can assure you a level of comfort and understanding as well as specialized training when dealing with these issues. In addition, I take a sex positive approach and am attuned to the needs of poly, non-monogamous, kink and BDSM clients."
Melissa Queen, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60613
"As a psychotherapist, my number one goal is to approach you with acceptance, empathy, and unconditional positive regard. I enter every therapeutic relationship with a genuine curiosity to understand the lives, struggles, and strengths of my clients. I believe in starting wherever you are comfortable. My office is a safe place to make sense of what is going on in your life. Together we will clarify your goals, identify obstacles, and find ways to overcome them. My approach relies on encouraging honesty, trust, acceptance, and safety. I believe everyone is capable of change."
(773) 797-9539
Verified
Office is near:
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60613
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"As a psychotherapist, my number one goal is to approach you with acceptance, empathy, and unconditional positive regard. I enter every therapeutic relationship with a genuine curiosity to understand the lives, struggles, and strengths of my clients. I believe in starting wherever you are comfortable. My office is a safe place to make sense of what is going on in your life. Together we will clarify your goals, identify obstacles, and find ways to overcome them. My approach relies on encouraging honesty, trust, acceptance, and safety. I believe everyone is capable of change."
Kelly George, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60613
"Accepting new clients! Therapy is about stories and the creation of your own unique narrative. If you are thinking about coming out, transitioning, or just wanting to understand your own gender and/or sexuality, we will work together to help you form a narrative that will strengthen your evolving and intersecting identities. I believe there is no single way to be lesbian, gay, queer, trans, nonbinary, asexual, poly/non-monogamous, etc. I work to create a positive, safe space where your identity is accepted as you create it for yourself. "
(773) 832-5868
Verified
Office is near:
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60613
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"Accepting new clients! Therapy is about stories and the creation of your own unique narrative. If you are thinking about coming out, transitioning, or just wanting to understand your own gender and/or sexuality, we will work together to help you form a narrative that will strengthen your evolving and intersecting identities. I believe there is no single way to be lesbian, gay, queer, trans, nonbinary, asexual, poly/non-monogamous, etc. I work to create a positive, safe space where your identity is accepted as you create it for yourself. "
David M Louis,
MPA, CDFA
Office is near:
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60613
"I am a Professional Family and Divorce Mediator and a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst with offices in Chicago and Northbrook. I work with couples who have decided to separate or divorce. I can help you avoid the pain, anguish, cost and time of going to court. The mediation process gives you the opportunity to make your own agreement, including parenting plans, division of property and debts and financial support. I can help you take the next step in a civil, constructive and respectful way, avoiding a costly legal struggle. I also help couples to communicate more effectively."
(312) 883-8840
Office is near:
Uptown
Chicago, Illinois 60613
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"I am a Professional Family and Divorce Mediator and a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst with offices in Chicago and Northbrook. I work with couples who have decided to separate or divorce. I can help you avoid the pain, anguish, cost and time of going to court. The mediation process gives you the opportunity to make your own agreement, including parenting plans, division of property and debts and financial support. I can help you take the next step in a civil, constructive and respectful way, avoiding a costly legal struggle. I also help couples to communicate more effectively."

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Sexual addictions usually are revealed in stages: Preoccupation: continual fantasies about sexual prospects or situations, which can trigger episodes of sexual "acting-out": Ritualization: a preferred sexual activity or situation is often stereotyped and repetitive; Sexual Compulsion: continual engagement in sexual activity despite negative consequences and desire to stop; Despair: guilt or shame over inability to control behavior or feel remorse; and, Other behavioral problems, particularly chemical dependency and eating disorders.

Sex addiction or love addiction in marriage is common and inevitably leads to betrayal and hurt. Overcoming and recovery from sexual addiction starts with recognizing that you are out of control.

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