Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, ICDVP
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60616
"Life can be a journey of transitions and challenges. I recognize that the impact of change can be stressful on the mind and the body. As a bi-cultural therapist, I support individuals adjust to life transitions using culturally informed strength-based and mindful based approaches. I have experience providing trauma therapy to adults who have been affected by interpersonal violence and intergenerational trauma. I also recognize how chronic stress and trauma, as well as cultural factors, influence an individual’s sense of self. "
Strength-Based
(708) 613-8670
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60616
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Strength-Based
"Life can be a journey of transitions and challenges. I recognize that the impact of change can be stressful on the mind and the body. As a bi-cultural therapist, I support individuals adjust to life transitions using culturally informed strength-based and mindful based approaches. I have experience providing trauma therapy to adults who have been affected by interpersonal violence and intergenerational trauma. I also recognize how chronic stress and trauma, as well as cultural factors, influence an individual’s sense of self. "
Candida Jacoby, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60634
"I have experience working with individuals from different ethnic, socio-economic, religious, and spiritual backgrounds, who are experiencing a variety of life’s challenging situations. I am dedicated to working with each client to help resolve temporary and deep rooted issues. One of the most important relationships you will ever have is the one you have with yourself. I assist clients in gaining a deeper understanding of themselves, in order to move forward in their lives in a healthy and purposeful way. I am invested in treating the “whole” person with a focus on the mind body connection."
Strength-Based
(773) 917-0553
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60634
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Strength-Based
"I have experience working with individuals from different ethnic, socio-economic, religious, and spiritual backgrounds, who are experiencing a variety of life’s challenging situations. I am dedicated to working with each client to help resolve temporary and deep rooted issues. One of the most important relationships you will ever have is the one you have with yourself. I assist clients in gaining a deeper understanding of themselves, in order to move forward in their lives in a healthy and purposeful way. I am invested in treating the “whole” person with a focus on the mind body connection."
Kristina Annerino, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC, CADC, CAMS-II
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60655
""Become a priority in your life" --- I have experience with adolescents, adults, couples/families, and first responders. I am a licensed clinical professional counselor, certified alcohol/drug counselor and a certified anger management specialist with experience in outpatient and residential facilities with a variety of populations. "
Strength-Based
(872) 239-3491
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60655
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Strength-Based
""Become a priority in your life" --- I have experience with adolescents, adults, couples/families, and first responders. I am a licensed clinical professional counselor, certified alcohol/drug counselor and a certified anger management specialist with experience in outpatient and residential facilities with a variety of populations. "
Lauren Krpan, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60657
"I am a Licensed Profession Counselor who received my Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from DePaul University. I completed my post graduate training in sexual health at the University of Michigan's Sex Therapy and Sexuality Education program to become a certified sex therapist and sexuality educator. In the summer of 2015 I also completed my 200-hour yoga teacher training and I am a certified yoga instructor. "
Strength-Based
(773) 974-8501
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60657
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Strength-Based
"I am a Licensed Profession Counselor who received my Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from DePaul University. I completed my post graduate training in sexual health at the University of Michigan's Sex Therapy and Sexuality Education program to become a certified sex therapist and sexuality educator. In the summer of 2015 I also completed my 200-hour yoga teacher training and I am a certified yoga instructor. "
Patrice K Quehl, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60611
"I understand that success in life means rolling with the ups and downs and sitting through the emotions that accompany the ride. I can help you in coping with the feelings while together we think things through. My clinical interests include anxiety disorders; the management of emotions; alcohol and drug recovery; grief and loss/death and dying; life transitions; relational issues including couple's conflict and adult children-parent relationship issues. I also work with victims of crime, sexual assault and domestic violence victims. Come alone, with spouse, partner or family members. "
Strength-Based
(312) 667-3940
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60611
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Strength-Based
"I understand that success in life means rolling with the ups and downs and sitting through the emotions that accompany the ride. I can help you in coping with the feelings while together we think things through. My clinical interests include anxiety disorders; the management of emotions; alcohol and drug recovery; grief and loss/death and dying; life transitions; relational issues including couple's conflict and adult children-parent relationship issues. I also work with victims of crime, sexual assault and domestic violence victims. Come alone, with spouse, partner or family members. "
Taylor Ariel Pettway, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MS
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60605
"There is power in seeking the help of others along our journey, and it is my hope that therapy can represent a unique healing environment, focused on your reality and your needs. The change that we all seek lies within our stories being validated and understood. As we witness the power of our stories in light of culture, race, gender, sexual orientation, and other intersections of identity through therapy, we partner in using your strengths to lessen your limitations. By developing your self-awareness, we can work to heal from past wounds, develop more understanding of your Self and those around you, and create better relationships."
Strength-Based
(312) 626-6658
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60605
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Strength-Based
"There is power in seeking the help of others along our journey, and it is my hope that therapy can represent a unique healing environment, focused on your reality and your needs. The change that we all seek lies within our stories being validated and understood. As we witness the power of our stories in light of culture, race, gender, sexual orientation, and other intersections of identity through therapy, we partner in using your strengths to lessen your limitations. By developing your self-awareness, we can work to heal from past wounds, develop more understanding of your Self and those around you, and create better relationships."
Krista Mersino
MSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60657
"I utilize a growth-oriented approach to empower people to problem solve and make changes to pursue the life they envision. Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) strategies are used in my practice, with an emphasis on the use of trauma-sensitive mindfulness, to equip people with the skills needed to overcome life’s stressors and challenges. In dialectics, we acknowledge the opposing sides of each experience and work together to synthesize the two. I prioritize developing a safe, trusting therapeutic relationship that will meet you where you are at in your journey, and will come alongside you to cultivate your strengths."
Strength-Based
(773) 922-9010
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60657
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Strength-Based
"I utilize a growth-oriented approach to empower people to problem solve and make changes to pursue the life they envision. Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) strategies are used in my practice, with an emphasis on the use of trauma-sensitive mindfulness, to equip people with the skills needed to overcome life’s stressors and challenges. In dialectics, we acknowledge the opposing sides of each experience and work together to synthesize the two. I prioritize developing a safe, trusting therapeutic relationship that will meet you where you are at in your journey, and will come alongside you to cultivate your strengths."
Rosa Vera King, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LCPC, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60605
"Sometimes life can become overwhelming due to a variety of reasons. With the right coping skills, change of perspective and more insight, life situations can become more manageable. Not sure how, when and why? Allow therapy to help clear your mind and get some questions answered. You should be heard, not judged when talking about personal, important matters. My approach is solution focused and tension reduction. New to therapy? I will go at your pace and provide you with safe, stress releasing skills to feel better. You will gain a personalized, creative experience geared towards your healing. "
Strength-Based
(331) 226-1710
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60605
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Strength-Based
"Sometimes life can become overwhelming due to a variety of reasons. With the right coping skills, change of perspective and more insight, life situations can become more manageable. Not sure how, when and why? Allow therapy to help clear your mind and get some questions answered. You should be heard, not judged when talking about personal, important matters. My approach is solution focused and tension reduction. New to therapy? I will go at your pace and provide you with safe, stress releasing skills to feel better. You will gain a personalized, creative experience geared towards your healing. "
Clearwater Counseling Chicago, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60602
"Sometimes life hurts, throws us curve balls, or becomes overwhelming. Therapy is a place where you can have someone walk that journey with you. We became a therapists to help people feel less alone, more confident, and improve their overall life satisfaction. We provide support and guidance on multiple challenges including depression, anxiety, relationships, self-esteem, communication, trauma, personal growth, and more. We empower clients to gain insight and motivation to change to their lives while coping with daily demands."
Strength-Based
(312) 818-2563
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60602
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Strength-Based
"Sometimes life hurts, throws us curve balls, or becomes overwhelming. Therapy is a place where you can have someone walk that journey with you. We became a therapists to help people feel less alone, more confident, and improve their overall life satisfaction. We provide support and guidance on multiple challenges including depression, anxiety, relationships, self-esteem, communication, trauma, personal growth, and more. We empower clients to gain insight and motivation to change to their lives while coping with daily demands."
Jim Hayes, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60657
"An exciting moment happens in therapy when a personal challenge is examined from a renewed perspective. In that moment, what once seemed difficult can take on new meaning. It has the potential to become a defining moment that inspires continued change, growth, and healing. Furthering this process is the potential realization that these ideas were already innate and just awaiting connection."
Strength-Based
(978) 666-4145
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60657
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Strength-Based
"An exciting moment happens in therapy when a personal challenge is examined from a renewed perspective. In that moment, what once seemed difficult can take on new meaning. It has the potential to become a defining moment that inspires continued change, growth, and healing. Furthering this process is the potential realization that these ideas were already innate and just awaiting connection."
Anna Poss, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60602
"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. "
Strength-Based
(773) 832-5665
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60602
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Strength-Based
"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. "
Jodie Goldberg Singer, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60601
"I have expertise in the following: Depression, anxiety, PTSD, relationship difficulties, self-identity exploration, ADHD and disruptive behavioral disorders, school concerns, effective parenting, and strengthening parent-child relationships. I also help people navigate life transitions, such as early adulthood, career choices, grief and loss, and retirement, in addition to other life transitions. I provide an individualized treatment approach, utilizing cognitive-behavioral therapy, insight-oriented therapy, play therapy, and a variety of family therapy treatments. I am fluent in Spanish."
Strength-Based
(312) 818-3764
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60601
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Strength-Based
"I have expertise in the following: Depression, anxiety, PTSD, relationship difficulties, self-identity exploration, ADHD and disruptive behavioral disorders, school concerns, effective parenting, and strengthening parent-child relationships. I also help people navigate life transitions, such as early adulthood, career choices, grief and loss, and retirement, in addition to other life transitions. I provide an individualized treatment approach, utilizing cognitive-behavioral therapy, insight-oriented therapy, play therapy, and a variety of family therapy treatments. I am fluent in Spanish."
Alana Liggett
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60603
"Each person I have the honor of coming into contact with allows me into their life in a way that I value beyond anything else. I think that underneath everything, we are all wishing to be heard and Seen for whom we perceive our truest Self to be. That is why I strive to work with clients in a way that creates space for exploring the lens in which they view their sense of Self and their experiences. For this reason, I work collaboratively to set goals only after I have gained a greater understanding of how emotions hold unique meaning to you. "
Strength-Based
(773) 839-6835
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60603
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Strength-Based
"Each person I have the honor of coming into contact with allows me into their life in a way that I value beyond anything else. I think that underneath everything, we are all wishing to be heard and Seen for whom we perceive our truest Self to be. That is why I strive to work with clients in a way that creates space for exploring the lens in which they view their sense of Self and their experiences. For this reason, I work collaboratively to set goals only after I have gained a greater understanding of how emotions hold unique meaning to you. "
Danielle Brodsky
LPC, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60603
"My approach to therapy is one of warmth, collaboration, mutual respect, and non-judgment. Whether you're undergoing a life transition, unsatisfied in your relationship(s), or just feeling down as a result of life's ebbs and flows, I am passionate about helping you understand your experiences more deeply, feel challenged yet nurtured in the therapeutic relationship and ultimately find relief from your pain through self-exploration and meaning-making. "
Strength-Based
(312) 516-2347
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60603
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Strength-Based
"My approach to therapy is one of warmth, collaboration, mutual respect, and non-judgment. Whether you're undergoing a life transition, unsatisfied in your relationship(s), or just feeling down as a result of life's ebbs and flows, I am passionate about helping you understand your experiences more deeply, feel challenged yet nurtured in the therapeutic relationship and ultimately find relief from your pain through self-exploration and meaning-making. "
Next Step Counseling, Inc, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60601
"Are you uncertain about your relationship, experiencing a breakup or going through a significant life event? We specialize in helping individuals and couples in 2 areas Relationship and Life Transitions. Our expertise in relationship difficulties include breakups/divorces/relationship uncertainty, dating smarter and couples counseling and pre-marital counseling. Our other strengths lies in helping you through Difficult Life Transitions & Adjustments including grief and loss, re-establishing your life direction and helping easy and get you through your depression, anxiety, and low self-esteem. "
Strength-Based
(773) 365-9378
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60601
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Strength-Based
"Are you uncertain about your relationship, experiencing a breakup or going through a significant life event? We specialize in helping individuals and couples in 2 areas Relationship and Life Transitions. Our expertise in relationship difficulties include breakups/divorces/relationship uncertainty, dating smarter and couples counseling and pre-marital counseling. Our other strengths lies in helping you through Difficult Life Transitions & Adjustments including grief and loss, re-establishing your life direction and helping easy and get you through your depression, anxiety, and low self-esteem. "
James M Bovan, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD, HSPP
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60603
"Are you feeling unhappy or lost and not sure what’s missing? Does it seem like you’ve tried everything but it’s still not better? And is it getting harder to ignore these feelings? I specialize in helping people work through these issues using an integrative approach tailored specifically to each person. Through individual, couple’s, or family therapy, we can work together to explore your past to find the future you’ve been looking for."
Strength-Based
(773) 389-1065
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60603
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Strength-Based
"Are you feeling unhappy or lost and not sure what’s missing? Does it seem like you’ve tried everything but it’s still not better? And is it getting harder to ignore these feelings? I specialize in helping people work through these issues using an integrative approach tailored specifically to each person. Through individual, couple’s, or family therapy, we can work together to explore your past to find the future you’ve been looking for."
Amy Rivas Orellana, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, EdS
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60602
"I see clients with a large range of presenting issue and identities. The connecting factor for many of my clients is their courage to want to create meaningful change in their lives. Many clients come feeling stuck or as if they have tried everything. Through our collaboration, you can begin exploring and have a deeper understanding of your circumstances. Most importantly, I strive to create a safe space where my clients can feel comfortable sharing personal matters and can be their most authentic selves. "
Strength-Based
(312) 516-2410 x4
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60602
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Strength-Based
"I see clients with a large range of presenting issue and identities. The connecting factor for many of my clients is their courage to want to create meaningful change in their lives. Many clients come feeling stuck or as if they have tried everything. Through our collaboration, you can begin exploring and have a deeper understanding of your circumstances. Most importantly, I strive to create a safe space where my clients can feel comfortable sharing personal matters and can be their most authentic selves. "
Jamison Kidd, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60613
"We are seldom in control of what happens to us in our lives. Yet, we can control how we respond to these challenges by choosing actions that promote personal health and well-being. I approach therapy with empathy and compassion to create a space with you that will allow you to share freely, search for insight, and to develop and solidify mechanisms to heal and grow into who you are. We will work together on identifying your current strengths and implementing new skills that resonate with you. You are the most important part of your life and it is time to feel like yourself again."
Strength-Based
(773) 839-4628
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60613
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Strength-Based
"We are seldom in control of what happens to us in our lives. Yet, we can control how we respond to these challenges by choosing actions that promote personal health and well-being. I approach therapy with empathy and compassion to create a space with you that will allow you to share freely, search for insight, and to develop and solidify mechanisms to heal and grow into who you are. We will work together on identifying your current strengths and implementing new skills that resonate with you. You are the most important part of your life and it is time to feel like yourself again."
Stacy Papangelis, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC, CODP II
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60657
"Your mind is a priceless treasure uniquely created to seek meaning. The drive to lead a productive, joyful, and life-affirming existence, with insight into the motivation of self and others, compels us to overcome challenging concerns with purposeful energy and skillful action. Seeking therapy is brave, and you deserve a warm, collaborative, and supportive therapist, committed to helping you achieve your goals. Skilled in analysis of complex patterns of emotion, thought and behavior, I bring a comprehensive, non-judgmental approach to the art and science of shaping human behavior. To request an appointment, email or click Website."
Strength-Based
(312) 874-5175
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60657
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Strength-Based
"Your mind is a priceless treasure uniquely created to seek meaning. The drive to lead a productive, joyful, and life-affirming existence, with insight into the motivation of self and others, compels us to overcome challenging concerns with purposeful energy and skillful action. Seeking therapy is brave, and you deserve a warm, collaborative, and supportive therapist, committed to helping you achieve your goals. Skilled in analysis of complex patterns of emotion, thought and behavior, I bring a comprehensive, non-judgmental approach to the art and science of shaping human behavior. To request an appointment, email or click Website."
Petya Randelova, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Chicago, Illinois 60601
"My work focuses on our relationship and skills-building to provide relief for the symptoms that brought you into treatment in the first place while also exploring the powerful impact of early life experiences on the way you view the world and yourself in the present. I believe that the relationship developed between us provides the foundation upon which to build insight and self-awareness to help you make the changes necessary to reach your unique potential and create the life you want to live. I approach therapy as a collaborative journey that asks both of us to bring our expertise into the room and use it to reach your goals! "
Strength-Based
(872) 240-5581
Verified
Chicago, Illinois 60601
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Strength-Based
"My work focuses on our relationship and skills-building to provide relief for the symptoms that brought you into treatment in the first place while also exploring the powerful impact of early life experiences on the way you view the world and yourself in the present. I believe that the relationship developed between us provides the foundation upon which to build insight and self-awareness to help you make the changes necessary to reach your unique potential and create the life you want to live. I approach therapy as a collaborative journey that asks both of us to bring our expertise into the room and use it to reach your goals! "

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Strength-Based Therapists
If you're looking for Strength-Based Therapy in Chicago or for a Chicago Strength-Based Therapy these Therapists provide Strength Based counseling. Strength-based therapy is a type of positive psychotherapy and counseling that focuses more on your internal strengths and resourcefulness, and less on weaknesses, failures, and shortcomings. This focus sets up a positive mindset that helps you build on you best qualities, find your strengths, improve resilience and change worldview to one that is more positive. A positive attitude, in turn, can help your expectations of yourself and others become more reasonable.

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

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