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Shakyra Winston
Shakyra Winston
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
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Shakyra Winston

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW (she, her)

Verified by Psychology Today Verified by Psychology Today
10 Endorsed
Chicago, IL 60613
Let's Connect (708) 866-0121
Shakyra has several years of experience providing therapy and advocacy services to sexual assault survivors. Shakyra also has experience working with women, men, couples, LGBTQIA+ populations, teens, children, and families. She has experience working with Post-Partum Depression, anxiety, other mental illness, trauma, interpersonal/relational issues, and day to day stressors. Shakyra is particularly passionate about working with Black and Brown people, fat folks (with a body-positive lenses), LGBTQIA+ identities, and non-monogamous/polyamorous communities. She is kink, BDSM, ENM, and sex work friendly and affirming.
She has training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Sex Therapy, Solution-focused Therapy, and crisis management. Outside of therapy, Shakyra passionately provides intimacy coaching to traditional and non-traditional couples and doula services to pregnant or parenting individuals.
Shakyra uses a strength-based, trauma-focused, and humanistic approach to assist clients in exploring the way their identities, past experiences, thoughts, feelings, and behaviors present in their internal and external relationship(s). She is committed to continuing education, diversity, social justice, advocacy, and sexual liberation for all people.
Call or Shakyra Winston now for a free 15 minute consultation - (708) 866-0121

My Practice at a Glance

Available online only

Soleil Psychotherapy

Chicago, IL 60613

(708) 866-0121
I offer therapy sessions virtually via Simple Practice. I'm available Monday-Thursday with limited evening availability.
I specialize in LGBTQ+, Sex Therapy and Trauma and PTSD 
$160 Per Session, I accept insurance 
Let's Connect (708) 866-0121

My Practice at a Glance

Available online only

Soleil Psychotherapy

Chicago, IL 60613

(708) 866-0121
I offer therapy sessions virtually via Simple Practice. I'm available Monday-Thursday with limited evening availability.
I specialize in LGBTQ+, Sex Therapy and Trauma and PTSD 
$160 Per Session, I accept insurance 

Finances

Fees

  • Individual Sessions $160
  • Couple Sessions $170
  • Sliding scale: apply if you may be eligible
  • Pay by Discover, Mastercard, Visa

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
Check fees and, if listed, ask to verify your insurance coverage. or (708) 866-0121
Shakyra Winston
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Check fees and, if listed, ask to verify your insurance coverage. or (708) 866-0121
Shakyra Winston
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW

Qualifications

  • Verified by Psychology Today Licensed by State of Illinois / 149025156 Shakyra Winston
  • In Practice for 4 Years
  • Attended Aurora university , Masters in social work , Graduated 2020
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (708) 866-0121
Shakyra Winston
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (708) 866-0121
Shakyra Winston
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW

Specialties and Expertise

Top Specialties

  • LGBTQ+
  • Sex Therapy
  • Trauma and PTSD

Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Conflict
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Women's Issues
Do these issues align with your needs? or (708) 866-0121
Shakyra Winston
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Do these issues align with your needs? or (708) 866-0121
Shakyra Winston
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW

10 Endorsements

Gabriella Bonucci
Gabriella Bonucci
Pre-Licensed ProfessionalMALPC-C
Shakrya is an excellent clinician who brings warmth and empathy into every session. She is trauma-informed and offers unconditional support for her clients. She is deeply passionate about the work that she does.
Rachel Berg
Rachel Berg
CounselorLCPCCADC
Shakyra is an incredibly knowledgeable and compassionate therapist, dedicated to providing support to individuals from diverse backgrounds. She creates a safe and empowering space for clients fostering personal growth, healing, and self-acceptance.
Anna Nokes
Anna Nokes
Clinical Social Work/TherapistLCSW
Shakyra is an incredibly talented therapist!
Christina Carbone
Christina Carbone
Marriage & Family Therapist AssociateALMFTTLLPLPC-C
Shakyra is passionate about advocacy, and is committed to making change. She creates a non-judgmental space that is affirming, sex-positive, and safe. Shakyra encourages clients to explore authenticity, and what it means to lead a more fulfilling life!
Adrianna K. Neri
Adrianna K. Neri
Licensed Professional CounselorMALPC
Shakyra shows a passion for helping others as well as unconditional support and empathy for her clients. Her ability to provide the best psychoeducation and demonstrate competency in her specialties is impressive and inspiring. I highly recommend her!
Sofia Lynn Vila
Sofia Lynn Vila
Licensed Professional CounselorLPCCADC
Shakyra is an incredibly compassionate and thoughtful clinician! I highly recommend her.
Sam Ege
Sam Ege
CounselorMSLCPC
Shakyra values authenticity, acceptance, and humor; her integrity towards these values shines in and out of the office. Her vibrant personality and strong clinical knowledge make her a pleasure to work with and an excellent therapist. Highly recommend!
Pedro Segura-Moore
Pedro Segura-Moore
Pre-Licensed ProfessionalAMFT
Shkyra is a driven and skilled therapist. She values spreading body positivity and loving yourself where you are. She provides a safe, non-judgmental, and appropriately humorous environment to empower and promote healing for all her clients.
Rebecca Symmes
Rebecca Symmes
Licensed Professional CounselorLPC
Shakyra is a wonderful, affirming, sex-positive therapist with a wealth of knowledge and experience; I highly recommend working with her!
Stephen Heintz
Stephen Heintz
Licensed Professional CounselorLPC
Shakyra is a caring, intelligent, and experienced therapist, who provides her clients with excellent support.

Client Focus

Age

Teen
Adults

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Body Positivity
Gay Allied
HIV / AIDS Allied
Lesbian Allied
Non-Binary Allied
Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
Queer Allied
Racial Justice Allied
Sex Worker Allied
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
Single Mother
Transgender Allied

Ethnicity

Black and African American

Religion

Secular and Non-Religious

Age

Teen
Adults

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Body Positivity
Gay Allied
HIV / AIDS Allied
Lesbian Allied
Non-Binary Allied
Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
Queer Allied
Racial Justice Allied
Sex Worker Allied
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
Single Mother
Transgender Allied

Ethnicity

Black and African American

Religion

Secular and Non-Religious

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Family / Marital
  • Feminist
  • Humanistic
  • Play Therapy
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (708) 866-0121
Shakyra Winston
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (708) 866-0121
Shakyra Winston
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW

Location

Primary Location

Soleil Psychotherapy

Chicago, IL 60613

(708) 866-0121

Nearby Areas

Counties

Zips

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I offer therapy sessions virtually via Simple Practice. I'm available Monday-Thursday with limited evening availability.
Call for a free consultation now - (708) 866-0121
Shakyra Winston
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
"
I offer therapy sessions virtually via Simple Practice. I'm available Monday-Thursday with limited evening availability.
Call for a free consultation now - (708) 866-0121
Shakyra Winston
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Last Modified: 26 Jan 2024