Counselor, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
"You might be going through a challenging life transition, crippled by worry or a traumatic experience; you have decided it's time for a change and therapy is a great tool to get you there. We can work on finding your inner strength and ultimately achieve your goals to improve your quality of life. We'll work together to enhance your (or your child's) strengths to help you overcome the challenges you are currently experiencing as well as helping you develop tools for your future."
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Behavioral Issues
(630) 599-7008
Verified
Office is near:
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
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Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Behavioral Issues
"You might be going through a challenging life transition, crippled by worry or a traumatic experience; you have decided it's time for a change and therapy is a great tool to get you there. We can work on finding your inner strength and ultimately achieve your goals to improve your quality of life. We'll work together to enhance your (or your child's) strengths to help you overcome the challenges you are currently experiencing as well as helping you develop tools for your future."
Ashley Robinson, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
"I enjoy working with all age groups. My experience includes anxiety, trauma, divorce, grief/loss, depression, family relationships, addiction, self-esteem, anger management and life transitions. I believe that healing is a collaborative endeavor that requires honest caring without judgment. I provide a safe, caring and confidential environment for clients to explore their feelings, beliefs and clarify their goals. I utilize evidence-based practices such as CBT, solution-focused, and mindfulness-based models with tailored treatment plans to meet the individual needs of each client. "
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Behavioral Issues
(872) 241-1065
Verified
Office is near:
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
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Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Behavioral Issues
"I enjoy working with all age groups. My experience includes anxiety, trauma, divorce, grief/loss, depression, family relationships, addiction, self-esteem, anger management and life transitions. I believe that healing is a collaborative endeavor that requires honest caring without judgment. I provide a safe, caring and confidential environment for clients to explore their feelings, beliefs and clarify their goals. I utilize evidence-based practices such as CBT, solution-focused, and mindfulness-based models with tailored treatment plans to meet the individual needs of each client. "
Samantha Lussier, PsyD, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
"If you notice that you are stuck in a negative pattern, you may feel powerless and hopeless about change. Let's work together to identify where you are stuck and what keeps you from thriving. Let's identify your strengths and leverage the gifts and talents you have to combat the struggles you continue to endure. Everyone encounters challenges in this life. Let's work together to overcome barriers and ensure nothing stands in your way of living an abundant life."
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Behavioral Issues
(312) 548-9051
Verified
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
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Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Behavioral Issues
"If you notice that you are stuck in a negative pattern, you may feel powerless and hopeless about change. Let's work together to identify where you are stuck and what keeps you from thriving. Let's identify your strengths and leverage the gifts and talents you have to combat the struggles you continue to endure. Everyone encounters challenges in this life. Let's work together to overcome barriers and ensure nothing stands in your way of living an abundant life."
Proactive Therapy, LLC, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, AM, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60661
"Life can be difficult and all of us struggle at times. Throughout our lives, we deal with hardship, loss, pain, break ups, hurt, relationship turmoil, work/life balance, transitions, crisis, sadness, worry and difficulty managing intense feelings. We are also resillient. We all have the inherent ability to change and thrive. Each day offers an opportunity to learn from the past and fully immerse ourselves in the present. We offer the space and tools to learn and grow through collaborative, compassionate therapeutic relationships."
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Behavioral Issues
(312) 626-1800
Verified
Office is near:
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60661
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Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Behavioral Issues
"Life can be difficult and all of us struggle at times. Throughout our lives, we deal with hardship, loss, pain, break ups, hurt, relationship turmoil, work/life balance, transitions, crisis, sadness, worry and difficulty managing intense feelings. We are also resillient. We all have the inherent ability to change and thrive. Each day offers an opportunity to learn from the past and fully immerse ourselves in the present. We offer the space and tools to learn and grow through collaborative, compassionate therapeutic relationships."
Ian Bonner, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60601
"I'm Dr. Ian Bonner, and I specialize in anxiety, depression, LGBTQ issues, substance use, and relationships. As a counselor, I am challenging, collaborative, and compassionate in my approach to treatment. Clients who work with me understand from our first session that I work with more than just symptoms and problems; I treat the whole person. In sessions, I take great care to ensure that you feel understood, valued, and known and eagerly utilize your feedback about our work. I welcome you to contact me with any questions."
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Behavioral Issues
(908) 615-4102
Verified
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60601
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Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Behavioral Issues
"I'm Dr. Ian Bonner, and I specialize in anxiety, depression, LGBTQ issues, substance use, and relationships. As a counselor, I am challenging, collaborative, and compassionate in my approach to treatment. Clients who work with me understand from our first session that I work with more than just symptoms and problems; I treat the whole person. In sessions, I take great care to ensure that you feel understood, valued, and known and eagerly utilize your feedback about our work. I welcome you to contact me with any questions."
Romney Snyder-Croft, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, ACSW, CCRC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60661
"I work with children/adolescents, adults and families. I have helped clients understand and work through life challenges. II try to help individuals and families to have emotional insight into their personal and family issues."
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Behavioral Issues
(615) 654-6759
Verified
Office is near:
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60661
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Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Behavioral Issues
"I work with children/adolescents, adults and families. I have helped clients understand and work through life challenges. II try to help individuals and families to have emotional insight into their personal and family issues."
Baheia Derweesh, Counselor
Counselor, EdD, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
"Finding a therapist that meets your needs and makes you feel comfortable makes all the difference in the therapeutic process. It’s one of the most important factors that impact treatment and recovery. Therapy is a journey that should be shared with someone you’re comfortable with and trust. Working with me you will find a sympathetic and genuine therapist. I partner with my clients and gently challenge them in a safe and nonjudgmental environment. I encourage them to explore their thoughts, feelings, and fears in order to understand the obstacles they are experiencing and help them make the changes that are necessary to improve life"
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Behavioral Issues
(312) 516-2313
Verified
Office is near:
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Behavioral Issues
"Finding a therapist that meets your needs and makes you feel comfortable makes all the difference in the therapeutic process. It’s one of the most important factors that impact treatment and recovery. Therapy is a journey that should be shared with someone you’re comfortable with and trust. Working with me you will find a sympathetic and genuine therapist. I partner with my clients and gently challenge them in a safe and nonjudgmental environment. I encourage them to explore their thoughts, feelings, and fears in order to understand the obstacles they are experiencing and help them make the changes that are necessary to improve life"
Rocio Reyes, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
"Therapy is an adventure where you are the pilot, I your co-pilot, and together we can work on creating a unique path to help you rise to your potential. Beginning your journey in therapy can be a daunting experience. As your therapist it is my priority to help guide and support you and your goals in journey that will be a parallel collaboration of learning and rediscovery. I believe that therapy is a fluid process that can help you not only work through distress, but also help discover your strengths and insight. Therapy will empower you by giving your experiences and life knowledge a voice and a say in the outcome of your future. "
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Behavioral Issues
(872) 240-5407
Verified
Office is near:
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
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Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Behavioral Issues
"Therapy is an adventure where you are the pilot, I your co-pilot, and together we can work on creating a unique path to help you rise to your potential. Beginning your journey in therapy can be a daunting experience. As your therapist it is my priority to help guide and support you and your goals in journey that will be a parallel collaboration of learning and rediscovery. I believe that therapy is a fluid process that can help you not only work through distress, but also help discover your strengths and insight. Therapy will empower you by giving your experiences and life knowledge a voice and a say in the outcome of your future. "
Kathryn J. Pope, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
"I am honored for you to consider my practice to assist you in navigating this journey we call life. Are you experiencing a life changing event that you are struggling to navigate? At a crossroad, trying to decide where to go or what to do next? In a time of transition with your partner, or loved one? Struggling to get along or communicate? Do you need an objective impartial party to help guide you? There is no right or wrong answer, just what is best for your situation and those involved. I am affirming and supportive of the LGBTQ+ and Poly communities. My hope is to guide you to a place of "transformation and new beginnings"."
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Behavioral Issues
(505) 466-5083
Verified
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
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Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Behavioral Issues
"I am honored for you to consider my practice to assist you in navigating this journey we call life. Are you experiencing a life changing event that you are struggling to navigate? At a crossroad, trying to decide where to go or what to do next? In a time of transition with your partner, or loved one? Struggling to get along or communicate? Do you need an objective impartial party to help guide you? There is no right or wrong answer, just what is best for your situation and those involved. I am affirming and supportive of the LGBTQ+ and Poly communities. My hope is to guide you to a place of "transformation and new beginnings"."
JK & Associates Therapy Services Ltd, Counselor
Counselor, MSc, NBCC, LCDCi
Verified by Psychology Today
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60606
"I'm earned my Psychology Bachelors from the University of Surrey interning at the Institute of Mental Health in London. The Masters in MFT was gained in the USA; along side a PG Certificate in addiction and compulsive behaviours while interning in an adolescent rehabilitation centre in Dallas, TX. This led to earning my LCDCi and the NBCC. I am now based in the UK and am a Senior Practitioner of LEAP Equine Facilitated Therapy and run trainings, workshops and intensive therapy days as well as a successful Private Practice."
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Behavioral Issues
Verified
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60606
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Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Behavioral Issues
"I'm earned my Psychology Bachelors from the University of Surrey interning at the Institute of Mental Health in London. The Masters in MFT was gained in the USA; along side a PG Certificate in addiction and compulsive behaviours while interning in an adolescent rehabilitation centre in Dallas, TX. This led to earning my LCDCi and the NBCC. I am now based in the UK and am a Senior Practitioner of LEAP Equine Facilitated Therapy and run trainings, workshops and intensive therapy days as well as a successful Private Practice."
Joey D Paul, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
"I have experience working with children and adolescents in residential treatment, helping traditional and non-traditional college students adjust to the demands of an academic program (family pressure, career path, etc.). In addition, I’ve worked providing individual and group therapy in Chicago forensic settings. I enjoy and pride myself on being able to relate to individuals from all walks of life. I’m a firm believer in the idea that our perception is our reality, and I enjoy helping individuals from all walks of life to modify their perception to work towards a better reality."
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Behavioral Issues
(224) 279-6686
Verified
Office is near:
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
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Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Behavioral Issues
"I have experience working with children and adolescents in residential treatment, helping traditional and non-traditional college students adjust to the demands of an academic program (family pressure, career path, etc.). In addition, I’ve worked providing individual and group therapy in Chicago forensic settings. I enjoy and pride myself on being able to relate to individuals from all walks of life. I’m a firm believer in the idea that our perception is our reality, and I enjoy helping individuals from all walks of life to modify their perception to work towards a better reality."
South Loop Counseling, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
"For over the past 20 years, I have enjoyed assisting in putting together the pieces of my client's puzzles. I strive in putting the needs of my clients 1st! Focusing on evidenced based treatments; my advanced trainings have equipped me to use therapeutic interventions such as cognitive behavioral therapy, trauma focused therapy, child-parent psychotherapy and many more. I have an extensive background in treating mood disorders, behavioral modifications, emotional dysregulation,PTSD and other disturbances. I tailor my practice to uphold the confidentiality of my clients and I strive to give my clients the best service possible!!!!"
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Behavioral Issues
(773) 657-6052
Verified
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
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Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Behavioral Issues
"For over the past 20 years, I have enjoyed assisting in putting together the pieces of my client's puzzles. I strive in putting the needs of my clients 1st! Focusing on evidenced based treatments; my advanced trainings have equipped me to use therapeutic interventions such as cognitive behavioral therapy, trauma focused therapy, child-parent psychotherapy and many more. I have an extensive background in treating mood disorders, behavioral modifications, emotional dysregulation,PTSD and other disturbances. I tailor my practice to uphold the confidentiality of my clients and I strive to give my clients the best service possible!!!!"
Paula Petrosino, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60643
"It is my belief that therapy should revolve around the individual and be adapted to meet that individual's specific needs and concerns. Mental illness and behavioral health issues present differently in every individual which is why I focus on treating each person's specific needs. My experience spans vastly, from crisis work to therapy in numerous settings including, hospitals, communities, private practices and schools. Prior to completing my Masters in the US I studied in Italy which allowed me to view mental health in a different light and learn approaches to treatment such as water and music therapy."
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Behavioral Issues
(708) 866-1093
Verified
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60643
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Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Behavioral Issues
"It is my belief that therapy should revolve around the individual and be adapted to meet that individual's specific needs and concerns. Mental illness and behavioral health issues present differently in every individual which is why I focus on treating each person's specific needs. My experience spans vastly, from crisis work to therapy in numerous settings including, hospitals, communities, private practices and schools. Prior to completing my Masters in the US I studied in Italy which allowed me to view mental health in a different light and learn approaches to treatment such as water and music therapy."
Mary Questad, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
"I love working with children, the inner child in every adult and couples experiencing stress from parenting. I particularly specialize in working with trauma, anxiety, depression, developmental delays, ADHD, behavior issues, Autism Spectrum and emotional problems related to other medical issues. I take a warm, collaborative and judgement-free approach. I’ll include you in your treatment planning because I think you’ll be more invested in a plan if you had a part in creating it. "
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Behavioral Issues
(312) 784-9867
Verified
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
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Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Behavioral Issues
"I love working with children, the inner child in every adult and couples experiencing stress from parenting. I particularly specialize in working with trauma, anxiety, depression, developmental delays, ADHD, behavior issues, Autism Spectrum and emotional problems related to other medical issues. I take a warm, collaborative and judgement-free approach. I’ll include you in your treatment planning because I think you’ll be more invested in a plan if you had a part in creating it. "
Carolyn Cole, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LCPC, LMFT, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
"How do you treat yourself? Can you say you treat yourself with the same compassion and care you show your family? Your friends? Your partner? Are you your best supporter or your biggest critic? We should talk! My passion is working with adults who are not satisfied with their relationships - with friends, family, or significant others. You deserve to feel loved and important, I want to help you identify and remove the barriers keeping you from realizing the life you want."
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Behavioral Issues
(312) 647-2407
Verified
Office is near:
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
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Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Behavioral Issues
"How do you treat yourself? Can you say you treat yourself with the same compassion and care you show your family? Your friends? Your partner? Are you your best supporter or your biggest critic? We should talk! My passion is working with adults who are not satisfied with their relationships - with friends, family, or significant others. You deserve to feel loved and important, I want to help you identify and remove the barriers keeping you from realizing the life you want."
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Rebecca Wolf, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60661
"If you are struggling to feel confident and secure in your relationship or career, Rebecca Wolf can help you find a greater sense of peace. Rebecca has comprehensive experience working with adults and couples regarding addiction, anxiety, self-esteem, workplace and relationship issues. She primarily sees professionals and parents in their mid-twenties to mid-forties dealing with relationship issues - getting into relationships, managing relationships, and getting out of relationships or divorced. She frequently works with parents and professionals in the accounting, marketing, finance, IT and legal fields."
(888) 608-9105
Verified
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60661
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"If you are struggling to feel confident and secure in your relationship or career, Rebecca Wolf can help you find a greater sense of peace. Rebecca has comprehensive experience working with adults and couples regarding addiction, anxiety, self-esteem, workplace and relationship issues. She primarily sees professionals and parents in their mid-twenties to mid-forties dealing with relationship issues - getting into relationships, managing relationships, and getting out of relationships or divorced. She frequently works with parents and professionals in the accounting, marketing, finance, IT and legal fields."
Clairmarie Szopa, Counselor
Counselor, MS, LCPC, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
"Asking for help isn't always easy, so I have tremendous respect for the courage and strength it takes to seek professional guidance. Working from the belief that change is always possible, I help my clients identify their strengths, what's getting in the way of making changes in their life, and the most effective ways to achieve their goals. My style of counseling is supportive and collaborative, with an emphasis on respect, encouragement, and hope."
(888) 730-5220
Verified
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
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"Asking for help isn't always easy, so I have tremendous respect for the courage and strength it takes to seek professional guidance. Working from the belief that change is always possible, I help my clients identify their strengths, what's getting in the way of making changes in their life, and the most effective ways to achieve their goals. My style of counseling is supportive and collaborative, with an emphasis on respect, encouragement, and hope."
Anna Poss, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
"There is something keeping you from having the happy, fulfilling life you crave. Anxiety about your career is causing performance issues at work. Is it keeping you from enjoying life outside of work? Maybe stress is keeping you from sleeping. Your anxiety is relentless and exhausting. Perhaps a past sexual assault is making it difficult to have the healthy relationship you crave. It is making it hard to trust yourself and others. Or maybe you just can't get over that break-up. You're in a demanding career or caregiver role that has you burned out. You can't get away from low self-esteem and self-doubt. "
(773) 832-5665
Verified
Office is near:
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
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"There is something keeping you from having the happy, fulfilling life you crave. Anxiety about your career is causing performance issues at work. Is it keeping you from enjoying life outside of work? Maybe stress is keeping you from sleeping. Your anxiety is relentless and exhausting. Perhaps a past sexual assault is making it difficult to have the healthy relationship you crave. It is making it hard to trust yourself and others. Or maybe you just can't get over that break-up. You're in a demanding career or caregiver role that has you burned out. You can't get away from low self-esteem and self-doubt. "
Maia Marie Wheeler, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC, ATR
Verified by Psychology Today
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60613
"I have worked with clients moving through a variety of issues for over 13 years. I've worked closely with individuals to clarify goals in efforts for client's to grow into their best-self. Communication and Social Skills are two areas of practice I have focused on for over 10 years. I have supported clients with special needs, medical issues, as well as people looking for general direction/advice around life issues."
(847) 380-4465
Verified
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60613
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"I have worked with clients moving through a variety of issues for over 13 years. I've worked closely with individuals to clarify goals in efforts for client's to grow into their best-self. Communication and Social Skills are two areas of practice I have focused on for over 10 years. I have supported clients with special needs, medical issues, as well as people looking for general direction/advice around life issues."
Emily Woods, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
"I specialize in working with professionals who are experiencing distressing life events and may be struggling with anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, or relationship issues. Often clients come to me feeling lost or not knowing where to begin. I welcome clients as they are; offering genuine warmth and a judgment-free space to help them gain clarity and direction. With compassion and respect for my clients' stories, together we begin understanding emotions, restructuring unhelpful thinking patterns, identifying solutions, and establishing more positive lifestyle habits. Often one small change can set a series of bigger changes in motion."
(312) 436-2271
Verified
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
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"I specialize in working with professionals who are experiencing distressing life events and may be struggling with anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, or relationship issues. Often clients come to me feeling lost or not knowing where to begin. I welcome clients as they are; offering genuine warmth and a judgment-free space to help them gain clarity and direction. With compassion and respect for my clients' stories, together we begin understanding emotions, restructuring unhelpful thinking patterns, identifying solutions, and establishing more positive lifestyle habits. Often one small change can set a series of bigger changes in motion."

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Solution Focused Brief (SFBT) Therapists
Solution-focused therapy in Near West Side, Chicago, sometimes called "brief therapy," focuses on what clients would like to achieve through therapy rather than on their troubles or mental health issues. The therapist will help the client envision a desirable future, and then map out the small and large changes necessary for the client to undergo to realize their vision. The therapist will seize on any successes the client experiences, to encourage them to build on their strengths rather than dwell on their problems or limitations.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Near West Side, Chicago are able to work with a wide range of issues.

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