Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60657
"I believe in using an integrative, compassionate, and creative relationship-based approach that utilizes techniques from cognitive-behavioral, existential, EMDR, and Clinical Hypnosis. I adapt my approach to match the needs of the person and meet them where they are. I believe in treating the whole person through a collaborative relationship that utilizes individual strengths and experiences to discover new ways to cope with the difficulties we experience throughout life. More than anything I believe there is always hope for every client and my goal is to help them create a unique and meaningful avenue to positive change."
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
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(888) 330-4794
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Chicago, Illinois 60657
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Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
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"I believe in using an integrative, compassionate, and creative relationship-based approach that utilizes techniques from cognitive-behavioral, existential, EMDR, and Clinical Hypnosis. I adapt my approach to match the needs of the person and meet them where they are. I believe in treating the whole person through a collaborative relationship that utilizes individual strengths and experiences to discover new ways to cope with the difficulties we experience throughout life. More than anything I believe there is always hope for every client and my goal is to help them create a unique and meaningful avenue to positive change."
Ardent Counseling Center, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, EdD, LMFT, LCPC, MFT, LMHC
Verified by Psychology Today
Hosts group in:
Chicago, Illinois 60657
"Our goal is to help you discover how you can overcome your personal struggles and resolve the issues that are keeping you stuck so that you can live the life you envision for yourself. It's your time now! It's your time to live the life that you were destined to live. I would be honored to find a way to serve you now. The Ardent Counseling Center has 18 offices, with 75+ clinicians throughout Chicagoland, suburbs, and down to the middle of Illinois. And all of Iowa. Phone or online video conferencing is also available."
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
HFN
(888) 870-1775
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Chicago, Illinois 60657
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Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
HFN
"Our goal is to help you discover how you can overcome your personal struggles and resolve the issues that are keeping you stuck so that you can live the life you envision for yourself. It's your time now! It's your time to live the life that you were destined to live. I would be honored to find a way to serve you now. The Ardent Counseling Center has 18 offices, with 75+ clinicians throughout Chicagoland, suburbs, and down to the middle of Illinois. And all of Iowa. Phone or online video conferencing is also available."
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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
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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
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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."
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."
Center for Contextual Change, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MFT, MSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
"Known for our dynamic treatment of trauma, violence and the effects of abusive behaviors, we base our therapeutic process on a unique treatment, The Collaborative Stage Model (CSM). Co-created by Mary Jo Barrett, MSW, the founder of the Center for Contextual Change, CSM is a solution-focused, three-stage model aimed at facilitating change through collaboration between the client and therapist; the client will experience positive shifts in their internal, relational, and environmental worlds."
(847) 416-0607 x304
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Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
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"Known for our dynamic treatment of trauma, violence and the effects of abusive behaviors, we base our therapeutic process on a unique treatment, The Collaborative Stage Model (CSM). Co-created by Mary Jo Barrett, MSW, the founder of the Center for Contextual Change, CSM is a solution-focused, three-stage model aimed at facilitating change through collaboration between the client and therapist; the client will experience positive shifts in their internal, relational, and environmental worlds."
Elizabeth Ashley Aram, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
"Anything you may be experiencing is easier to manage when you feel understood and supported. When we share our stories, a transformational process begins. I feel privileged to provide a space where it feels empowering and safe to be authentically yourself. I am drawn to working with people from many different backgrounds who find themselves feeling stuck in repeated patterns or emotional reactions, those who are longing for meaningful connections but feel alone, and those who doubt their abilities or self-worth. My focus is on understanding a holistic picture that helps you gain insight and make lasting changes."
(847) 558-7298
Verified
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
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"Anything you may be experiencing is easier to manage when you feel understood and supported. When we share our stories, a transformational process begins. I feel privileged to provide a space where it feels empowering and safe to be authentically yourself. I am drawn to working with people from many different backgrounds who find themselves feeling stuck in repeated patterns or emotional reactions, those who are longing for meaningful connections but feel alone, and those who doubt their abilities or self-worth. My focus is on understanding a holistic picture that helps you gain insight and make lasting changes."
Joyce Chestek, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60661
"I'm a therapist primarily working with children, teens and parents. I have expertise in child development, childhood mental health, emotional, behavioral and relationship issues. Emotional conflicts in children can get in the way of their development and be a source of stress for the family. I provide a safe and empathetic environment where children and teens can express themselves, gain self-awareness, and work through their conflicts. I help parents to understand the meaning of their children's behaviors, emotional life, and managing daily behavioral challenges."
(774) 260-2021
Verified
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60661
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"I'm a therapist primarily working with children, teens and parents. I have expertise in child development, childhood mental health, emotional, behavioral and relationship issues. Emotional conflicts in children can get in the way of their development and be a source of stress for the family. I provide a safe and empathetic environment where children and teens can express themselves, gain self-awareness, and work through their conflicts. I help parents to understand the meaning of their children's behaviors, emotional life, and managing daily behavioral challenges."
Sue Shekut, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC, CSAT
Verified by Psychology Today
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
"I look forward to working with you! I am passionate about helping clients strengthen resilience & improve relationships. My aim is to help clients better handle difficult emotions and feel more self compassion and self acceptance. I specialize in treating trauma as well as helping couples and individuals with relationship issues (couple's with ineffective patterns of communicating & intimacy/attachment issues, sex/love addiction, betrayal, invalidation). We will integrate wellness, interpersonal neurobiology, somatic psychology, Emotion Focused Therapy and attachment theory in our work."
(773) 206-1866
Verified
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
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"I look forward to working with you! I am passionate about helping clients strengthen resilience & improve relationships. My aim is to help clients better handle difficult emotions and feel more self compassion and self acceptance. I specialize in treating trauma as well as helping couples and individuals with relationship issues (couple's with ineffective patterns of communicating & intimacy/attachment issues, sex/love addiction, betrayal, invalidation). We will integrate wellness, interpersonal neurobiology, somatic psychology, Emotion Focused Therapy and attachment theory in our work."
Sarah Schwartz, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60661
"We face struggles in life and through introspection, humor, and support, we persevere. From the development and focus on our individual resources, we gain the momentum to overcome. It is my belief that supportive relationships tend to be of utmost value to us when we are faced with struggle. Through these relationships, we find direction. "
(872) 252-7758
Verified
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60661
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"We face struggles in life and through introspection, humor, and support, we persevere. From the development and focus on our individual resources, we gain the momentum to overcome. It is my belief that supportive relationships tend to be of utmost value to us when we are faced with struggle. Through these relationships, we find direction. "
Batool Almoshelli, Counselor
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."
(630) 599-7008
Verified
Office is near:
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
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"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."
Amalia C Pryor, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60661
"Life is ever changing, and with change can bring a plethora of other emotions including stress, depression and anxiety. It takes strength to seek help when we are feeling most vulnerable. I aim to create a safe, warm, and supportive connection with another person and use that connection to cultivate change. I'd like to help you become empowered to accomplish your own goals and to take control of your life. All transitions are difficult, whether it is anticipated or unexpected change. As adults, we have many responsibilities to uphold. This can include career, relationships, and family, emotional & physical health."
(773) 345-7783
Verified
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60661
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"Life is ever changing, and with change can bring a plethora of other emotions including stress, depression and anxiety. It takes strength to seek help when we are feeling most vulnerable. I aim to create a safe, warm, and supportive connection with another person and use that connection to cultivate change. I'd like to help you become empowered to accomplish your own goals and to take control of your life. All transitions are difficult, whether it is anticipated or unexpected change. As adults, we have many responsibilities to uphold. This can include career, relationships, and family, emotional & physical health."
Kirsten S Langley, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
"Dr. Langley is a compassionate therapist, dedicated to understanding and supporting her clients in times of need. She has helped children, adolescents, adults, couples and families overcome the challenges they face. Working with at-risk teens or adults battling depression, helping children with autism or counseling couples; Dr. Langley focuses on each individual's unique journey, while maintaining a strong grounding in theory, neurobiology and current research. Dr. Langley practices a psychodynamic, relational approach to therapy. We can make long lasting change only when we are able to explore our own narratives that have lead us to where we are."
(312) 548-0078
Verified
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
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"Dr. Langley is a compassionate therapist, dedicated to understanding and supporting her clients in times of need. She has helped children, adolescents, adults, couples and families overcome the challenges they face. Working with at-risk teens or adults battling depression, helping children with autism or counseling couples; Dr. Langley focuses on each individual's unique journey, while maintaining a strong grounding in theory, neurobiology and current research. Dr. Langley practices a psychodynamic, relational approach to therapy. We can make long lasting change only when we are able to explore our own narratives that have lead us to where we are."
Myron Nelson, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
"I earned my Masters degree in Counseling from Boston University. I primarily work with adults, especially those who feel misunderstood or are looking to make significant changes in their lives. The goal of my approach is self-awareness and purposeful change. I support people through each stage of their progress, navigating the balance of being challenging and accepting. I enjoy helping clients create a healthy routine related to sleep, nutrition, and exercise, all of which are fundamental to mental health. I specialize in working with depression, race and identity development, men's issues, and substance abuse."
(312) 313-7543
Verified
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
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"I earned my Masters degree in Counseling from Boston University. I primarily work with adults, especially those who feel misunderstood or are looking to make significant changes in their lives. The goal of my approach is self-awareness and purposeful change. I support people through each stage of their progress, navigating the balance of being challenging and accepting. I enjoy helping clients create a healthy routine related to sleep, nutrition, and exercise, all of which are fundamental to mental health. I specialize in working with depression, race and identity development, men's issues, and substance abuse."
Chicago Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders LLC, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60647
"Do you feel stuck or like your quality of life could be improved, but you just don't know how to go about it? Are you frustrated by repeatedly approaching a problem with little success overcoming it? The Chicago Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders offers compassionate, quality care specializing in obsessive-compulsive and related disorders, anxiety disorders, and body-image disorders. Whether new to the therapeutic process or frustrated with unsuccessful attempts at improving your life, let's take the next steps toward success together."
(312) 880-9807
Verified
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60647
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"Do you feel stuck or like your quality of life could be improved, but you just don't know how to go about it? Are you frustrated by repeatedly approaching a problem with little success overcoming it? The Chicago Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders offers compassionate, quality care specializing in obsessive-compulsive and related disorders, anxiety disorders, and body-image disorders. Whether new to the therapeutic process or frustrated with unsuccessful attempts at improving your life, let's take the next steps toward success together."
Michael Maka
PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
"I am an empathetic therapist who believes that each session can be utilized as a vehicle for personal growth. Within the therapeutic relationship, I place an emphasis on exploring past experiences that have an influence upon the present, along with navigating through relational dynamics that become present during the therapeutic hour. Focusing on these areas leads to a deeper understanding and awareness of one’s own thoughts and feelings, while helping to resolve the influence of troubling past experiences on the present. "
(872) 704-8600
Verified
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
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"I am an empathetic therapist who believes that each session can be utilized as a vehicle for personal growth. Within the therapeutic relationship, I place an emphasis on exploring past experiences that have an influence upon the present, along with navigating through relational dynamics that become present during the therapeutic hour. Focusing on these areas leads to a deeper understanding and awareness of one’s own thoughts and feelings, while helping to resolve the influence of troubling past experiences on the present. "
Adam James Selkirk, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
"I approach my clinical work with a grounding in my deeply-held belief that all human beings have infinite worth. My goal for all individuals with whom I work is to support each person's path towards experiencing that worth within themselves. Having worked in the mental health field for the past 16 years with children, adolescents, adults, and families, I have utilized this philosophy to guide the process of therapy with individuals having a wide range of challenges, from autism spectrum disorders to struggles with mood and anxiety to relationship problems."
(773) 825-5078
Verified
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
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"I approach my clinical work with a grounding in my deeply-held belief that all human beings have infinite worth. My goal for all individuals with whom I work is to support each person's path towards experiencing that worth within themselves. Having worked in the mental health field for the past 16 years with children, adolescents, adults, and families, I have utilized this philosophy to guide the process of therapy with individuals having a wide range of challenges, from autism spectrum disorders to struggles with mood and anxiety to relationship problems."
Matt Smith, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60661
"I have helped individuals from all walks of life in treating virtually every kind of problem. I tend to be most effective in helping individuals aged 12 and above toward seeing themselves more clearly and positively while finding more effective and enjoyable approaches to living. This includes (but isn't limited to) treating mood disorders, relationship issues, and one's struggles to access personal joy/creative outlets. Clients often report that my approachable, humorous, "very human" style makes therapy a much more effective experience even when exploring difficult content."
(312) 548-9309
Verified
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60661
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"I have helped individuals from all walks of life in treating virtually every kind of problem. I tend to be most effective in helping individuals aged 12 and above toward seeing themselves more clearly and positively while finding more effective and enjoyable approaches to living. This includes (but isn't limited to) treating mood disorders, relationship issues, and one's struggles to access personal joy/creative outlets. Clients often report that my approachable, humorous, "very human" style makes therapy a much more effective experience even when exploring difficult content."
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."
Stephanie K Kuhn, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60661
"We all struggle with anxiety and nerves every once in a while, but if you experience anxiety that makes life difficult to live, I can help. I'll teach you to overcome your challenges with skills and practice through my specialty training in anxiety. You'll learn to eliminate obsessive thinking and conquer needless worrying. I also enjoy working with athletes or exercisers who want to improve their mental game, providing action-oriented strategies for success. I incorporate humor and creativity into treatment while drawing from the latest evidence-based protocols so that you can accomplish your goals in a meaningful way. "
(312) 313-5311 x84
Verified
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60661
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"We all struggle with anxiety and nerves every once in a while, but if you experience anxiety that makes life difficult to live, I can help. I'll teach you to overcome your challenges with skills and practice through my specialty training in anxiety. You'll learn to eliminate obsessive thinking and conquer needless worrying. I also enjoy working with athletes or exercisers who want to improve their mental game, providing action-oriented strategies for success. I incorporate humor and creativity into treatment while drawing from the latest evidence-based protocols so that you can accomplish your goals in a meaningful way. "

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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.