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."
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Online Counseling
(888) 730-5220
Verified
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
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Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Online Counseling
"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."
Denise Gaillard, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
"Is your life not what you imagined? Do you feel stuck and overwhelmed by feelings of sadness or anxiety? Are you struggling in your relationship? Are you experiencing a midlife crisis or transition? Does your body weight interfere with your ability to feel good about yourself? If you answered YES to any of these questions, do not continue to struggle in silence or alone. I can help. "
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Online Counseling
(312) 626-3416
Verified
Office is near:
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
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Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Online Counseling
"Is your life not what you imagined? Do you feel stuck and overwhelmed by feelings of sadness or anxiety? Are you struggling in your relationship? Are you experiencing a midlife crisis or transition? Does your body weight interfere with your ability to feel good about yourself? If you answered YES to any of these questions, do not continue to struggle in silence or alone. I can help. "
Jon Dodds, Counselor
Counselor, PhD, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
"For everyone, there are times in life that can be unsettling or confusing. Events may happen--both personal and in the contexts of relationships, that can result in preoccupations and distractions. Reaching out for help is a step of courage. Are you experiencing unpleasant feelings? Do you feel stuck in some aspect of your life? If you answered yes to either of these questions that tells me you are already ready for change. Making the decision to reach out for therapy is a choice for positive growth and personal transformation. Call or schedule online at jondoddscounseling.com."
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Online Counseling
(312) 471-0674
Verified
Office is near:
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
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Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Online Counseling
"For everyone, there are times in life that can be unsettling or confusing. Events may happen--both personal and in the contexts of relationships, that can result in preoccupations and distractions. Reaching out for help is a step of courage. Are you experiencing unpleasant feelings? Do you feel stuck in some aspect of your life? If you answered yes to either of these questions that tells me you are already ready for change. Making the decision to reach out for therapy is a choice for positive growth and personal transformation. Call or schedule online at jondoddscounseling.com."
Ronald K. Phillips, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC, MA, LL.Psyc
Verified by Psychology Today
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
"Wisdom outweighs any wealth - Sophocles (497-406 B.C.) Life is too brief as we work through our 'journey'. Enjoy relationships/expand problem solving. Manage 'challenges' @ Work/Home. Experienced in Individual/Management Consulting to Business/Hospitals. Integrate the 'Science & Art' of treatment based on Best Practices/Research. Individual/Couples/Adolescent/Elderly. Dir.@clinics & experienced w/ communities of faith in 'preventative' education. All phone calls FREE. "Vision without execution is a daydream. Execution without vision is a nightmare." Japanese Proverb"
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Online Counseling
(872) 666-9790
Verified
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
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Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Online Counseling
"Wisdom outweighs any wealth - Sophocles (497-406 B.C.) Life is too brief as we work through our 'journey'. Enjoy relationships/expand problem solving. Manage 'challenges' @ Work/Home. Experienced in Individual/Management Consulting to Business/Hospitals. Integrate the 'Science & Art' of treatment based on Best Practices/Research. Individual/Couples/Adolescent/Elderly. Dir.@clinics & experienced w/ communities of faith in 'preventative' education. All phone calls FREE. "Vision without execution is a daydream. Execution without vision is a nightmare." Japanese Proverb"
Mandisa J Jones, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
"If you're not living the life you love, lets talk about it. I work with highly ambitious, driven people whose lives seem to be going well on the outside – but privately, they're in pain. My clients may also experience lack of focus and procrastination. The cause may be evident or waiting to be discovered. Either way, something needs to be addressed in order to fully blossom, and my clients are willing to do the work to address it. "
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Online Counseling
(312) 626-6358
Verified
Office is near:
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
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Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Online Counseling
"If you're not living the life you love, lets talk about it. I work with highly ambitious, driven people whose lives seem to be going well on the outside – but privately, they're in pain. My clients may also experience lack of focus and procrastination. The cause may be evident or waiting to be discovered. Either way, something needs to be addressed in order to fully blossom, and my clients are willing to do the work to address it. "
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)
Online Counseling
(312) 626-1800
Verified
Office is near:
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60661
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Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Online Counseling
"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."
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)
Online Counseling
(615) 654-6759
Verified
Office is near:
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60661
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Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Online Counseling
"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."
Heather Collins, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60661
"You have googled it, read the self help books, or tried to "think" your way to feeling better. As we walk through life, we sometimes face a difficulty that feels impossible to solve. Although dealing with such a challenge can be scary and painful, it may also be an invitation to recognize patterns that no longer serve you and a time to explore new possibilities. After all you are the expert in your own life. "
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Online Counseling
(312) 313-5473
Verified
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60661
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Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Online Counseling
"You have googled it, read the self help books, or tried to "think" your way to feeling better. As we walk through life, we sometimes face a difficulty that feels impossible to solve. Although dealing with such a challenge can be scary and painful, it may also be an invitation to recognize patterns that no longer serve you and a time to explore new possibilities. After all you are the expert in your own life. "
Kamiele Maynie, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
"Are you ready to really feel better, to heal old wounds, to feel more connected to yourself and others, to lead a fuller life? We all hold the capacity to thrive in our lives. At times, we feel stuck or face obstacles that hold us back. My goal in working with you is to meet you where you are, support you in identifying the root of your difficulties, and help you find your inner strength and wisdom to build resilience"
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Online Counseling
(312) 626-7450
Verified
Office is near:
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
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Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Online Counseling
"Are you ready to really feel better, to heal old wounds, to feel more connected to yourself and others, to lead a fuller life? We all hold the capacity to thrive in our lives. At times, we feel stuck or face obstacles that hold us back. My goal in working with you is to meet you where you are, support you in identifying the root of your difficulties, and help you find your inner strength and wisdom to build resilience"
Richard Espinal, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LCPC, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
"I am ready to partner with you as we commit to your growth as a person and professional. It takes great courage to sit with another person and share what you have kept dormant. Often times this includes a secret carefully stowed, aspirations and dreams waiting to ignite, and your deepest desires for connection, belonging, and purpose. I work hard at earning your trust, devote the time and resources to grow as a clinician, have a team of mentors and consultants, and built the foundation of my skills in the most challenging/rewarding training environments. My success is only possible when current/previous clients are soaring!"
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Online Counseling
(312) 883-8712
Verified
Office is near:
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
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Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Online Counseling
"I am ready to partner with you as we commit to your growth as a person and professional. It takes great courage to sit with another person and share what you have kept dormant. Often times this includes a secret carefully stowed, aspirations and dreams waiting to ignite, and your deepest desires for connection, belonging, and purpose. I work hard at earning your trust, devote the time and resources to grow as a clinician, have a team of mentors and consultants, and built the foundation of my skills in the most challenging/rewarding training environments. My success is only possible when current/previous clients are soaring!"
Natalie Lane Eden, Counselor
Counselor, MBA, MA, LPC, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60661
"Faith-based counseling from a Christian perspective is available. I am dedicated to providing you with confidential, compassionate & personalized treatment to meet your individual needs & goals. Focus is on empowering you to make better decisions, gain more insight, and embrace the challenges of life. I have offices in downtown Chicago and Pennsylvania. I also offer video teletherapy and phone counseling for those living in rural areas of Illinois and Pennsylvania. Persons from all backgrounds welcome."
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Online Counseling
(847) 278-2951
Verified
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60661
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Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Online Counseling
"Faith-based counseling from a Christian perspective is available. I am dedicated to providing you with confidential, compassionate & personalized treatment to meet your individual needs & goals. Focus is on empowering you to make better decisions, gain more insight, and embrace the challenges of life. I have offices in downtown Chicago and Pennsylvania. I also offer video teletherapy and phone counseling for those living in rural areas of Illinois and Pennsylvania. Persons from all backgrounds welcome."
Jacquelyn M Georgen, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
"You're not sure what changed, but you have noticed that you don't feel like yourself anymore. You feel exhausted and on edge. Your mind is constantly racing, and you can't seem to focus. Instead of doing the things you used to do, you binge watch TV or spend hours “scrolling” because that's all you have the energy to do. You try to sleep, but can't seem to quiet your mind, and you wonder if you will ever feel better."
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Online Counseling
(312) 626-6085
Verified
Office is near:
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
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Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Online Counseling
"You're not sure what changed, but you have noticed that you don't feel like yourself anymore. You feel exhausted and on edge. Your mind is constantly racing, and you can't seem to focus. Instead of doing the things you used to do, you binge watch TV or spend hours “scrolling” because that's all you have the energy to do. You try to sleep, but can't seem to quiet your mind, and you wonder if you will ever feel better."
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)
Online Counseling
(505) 466-5083
Verified
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
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Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Online Counseling
"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)
Online Counseling
Verified
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60606
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Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Online Counseling
"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."
Joseph Aaron Kanengiser, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
"I provide therapy and career counseling via a video platform that can be accessed on mobile devices and desktops. Video therapy allows us to meet in your own comfortable and convenient space while more easily fitting into busy schedules. I have experience with a wide variety of complexities that often arise in our daily lives, such as anxiety, depression, OCD, trauma, bipolar disorder, and stress and issues related to culture, identity and fulfillment. I treat a broad spectrum of individuals, ranging from executives to young professionals to older adults and those struggling with serious mental illness. "
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Online Counseling
(872) 240-5250
Verified
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
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Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Online Counseling
"I provide therapy and career counseling via a video platform that can be accessed on mobile devices and desktops. Video therapy allows us to meet in your own comfortable and convenient space while more easily fitting into busy schedules. I have experience with a wide variety of complexities that often arise in our daily lives, such as anxiety, depression, OCD, trauma, bipolar disorder, and stress and issues related to culture, identity and fulfillment. I treat a broad spectrum of individuals, ranging from executives to young professionals to older adults and those struggling with serious mental illness. "
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)
Online Counseling
(312) 647-2407
Verified
Office is near:
Near West Side
Chicago, Illinois 60607
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Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Online Counseling
"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."
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.