Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60613
I pride myself on meeting my clients where they are, and working collaboratively with each of my clients and couples. We all at times go through periods when processing, whether towards change or healing, becomes necessary. I hope to make that process a bit more comfortable, so that you are not alone, and also to help you move through your journey with integrity and intention. Many of my clients report feeling it to be easier to approach difficult topics due to us having a friendly relationship as a foundation. I believe that foundation is in part created due to our efforts in seeing and validating their own internal strengths.
Strength-Based
(224) 261-7610
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Chicago, IL 60613
Strength-Based
I pride myself on meeting my clients where they are, and working collaboratively with each of my clients and couples. We all at times go through periods when processing, whether towards change or healing, becomes necessary. I hope to make that process a bit more comfortable, so that you are not alone, and also to help you move through your journey with integrity and intention. Many of my clients report feeling it to be easier to approach difficult topics due to us having a friendly relationship as a foundation. I believe that foundation is in part created due to our efforts in seeing and validating their own internal strengths.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MSS, MLSP Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60640
My approach to therapy is grounded in relational, body-centered, trauma-informed, and anti-oppression frameworks and practices. I believe deeply that people are the experts of their own experience and work to create a space that honors all of who we are. I bring an understanding of the impact of oppression and violence on our lives and the communities we are a part of. I see therapy as a process that is active, experiential, and collaborative. In our work together, I integrate mind-body awareness and value the big shifts, small moments, and non-linear paths that often characterize both therapy and healing.
Strength-Based
(872) 259-4620
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Chicago, IL 60640
Strength-Based
My approach to therapy is grounded in relational, body-centered, trauma-informed, and anti-oppression frameworks and practices. I believe deeply that people are the experts of their own experience and work to create a space that honors all of who we are. I bring an understanding of the impact of oppression and violence on our lives and the communities we are a part of. I see therapy as a process that is active, experiential, and collaborative. In our work together, I integrate mind-body awareness and value the big shifts, small moments, and non-linear paths that often characterize both therapy and healing.
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Psychologist, MA, PhD Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60613
I am passionate about working with women identified individuals who may be struggling with anxiety, stress, depression etc. I work best with individuals who are motivated to make positive changes in their lives but are feeling "stuck". Using a gentle and collaborative approach, we will find ways to move past these road blocks and get you back to living a more meaningful and fulfilling life. My role is to walk alongside you as we discover more workable solutions. We may also explore how your past experiences, current thought patterns, relationship to your internal experiences, and cultural context influence how you are feeling.
Strength-Based
(331) 771-7063
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Chicago, IL 60613
Strength-Based
I am passionate about working with women identified individuals who may be struggling with anxiety, stress, depression etc. I work best with individuals who are motivated to make positive changes in their lives but are feeling "stuck". Using a gentle and collaborative approach, we will find ways to move past these road blocks and get you back to living a more meaningful and fulfilling life. My role is to walk alongside you as we discover more workable solutions. We may also explore how your past experiences, current thought patterns, relationship to your internal experiences, and cultural context influence how you are feeling.
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Counselor, LCPC Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60601
It seems you are ready to take the next step if you have made it this far in your search. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor here to help you and/or your loved ones process your issues, make a change, or simply help you decide what you need. I provide counseling to people of all ages and backgrounds. I have experience in a variety of settings from private practice to emergency room services, so I am here to help with whatever needs you may have. I strongly believe that we all have different starting points and my job is to meet you wherever that is and start your journey there.
Strength-Based
(773) 839-3545
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Chicago, IL 60601
Strength-Based
It seems you are ready to take the next step if you have made it this far in your search. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor here to help you and/or your loved ones process your issues, make a change, or simply help you decide what you need. I provide counseling to people of all ages and backgrounds. I have experience in a variety of settings from private practice to emergency room services, so I am here to help with whatever needs you may have. I strongly believe that we all have different starting points and my job is to meet you wherever that is and start your journey there.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LSW Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60630
Welcome! I am a bilingual (Spanish Speaking) Licensed Social Worker and therapist at New Insights Behavioral Health Services. I have a passion for helping those in need of guidance and support. Finding a therapist that is a good match for you is an important part of the therapy process, as healing is best achieved by building a safe and comfortable relationship with your therapist. My goal is to provide my clients with the highest quality of care and treatment possible.
Strength-Based
(224) 529-3721
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Chicago, IL 60630
Strength-Based
Welcome! I am a bilingual (Spanish Speaking) Licensed Social Worker and therapist at New Insights Behavioral Health Services. I have a passion for helping those in need of guidance and support. Finding a therapist that is a good match for you is an important part of the therapy process, as healing is best achieved by building a safe and comfortable relationship with your therapist. My goal is to provide my clients with the highest quality of care and treatment possible.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60618
Parts of life are challenging, heartbreaking, and anxiety producing. Working together, we can find a way to enhance your ability to provide yourself empathy, discern life's most difficult choices, and begin to heal painful wounds. Recognizing and utilizing our greatest strengths can enhance our ability to face life's toughest challenges. I look forward to being a supportive and compassionate therapist as you resiliently and thoughtfully examine your self, relationships, and emotions.
Strength-Based
(630) 517-5877
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60618
Strength-Based
Parts of life are challenging, heartbreaking, and anxiety producing. Working together, we can find a way to enhance your ability to provide yourself empathy, discern life's most difficult choices, and begin to heal painful wounds. Recognizing and utilizing our greatest strengths can enhance our ability to face life's toughest challenges. I look forward to being a supportive and compassionate therapist as you resiliently and thoughtfully examine your self, relationships, and emotions.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CADC, CMI Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60659
All of us struggle at different times in our life. We often feel stuck in our current state or situation and wonder if this is how life has to be. Whether you are facing a conflict that seems irresolvable, are searching for more meaning in life, or want to heal past wounds to feel a deeper sense of peace, making the decision to seek help takes courage. My belief is that we all have the power to limit the chaos of our mind through developing a strong and loving connection to ourselves.
Strength-Based
(312) 494-1437
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Chicago, IL 60659
Strength-Based
All of us struggle at different times in our life. We often feel stuck in our current state or situation and wonder if this is how life has to be. Whether you are facing a conflict that seems irresolvable, are searching for more meaning in life, or want to heal past wounds to feel a deeper sense of peace, making the decision to seek help takes courage. My belief is that we all have the power to limit the chaos of our mind through developing a strong and loving connection to ourselves.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Chicago, IL 60601
Our paths are filled with milestones. Some have been happy and others more of a challenge. Maybe, you feel some of your past milestones are impeding your journey or you feel you’re ready to explore and create new milestones!
Strength-Based
(219) 258-4596
Verified
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Office is near:
Chicago, IL 60601
Strength-Based
Our paths are filled with milestones. Some have been happy and others more of a challenge. Maybe, you feel some of your past milestones are impeding your journey or you feel you’re ready to explore and create new milestones!
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Counselor, PhD, LCPC Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60615
I believe that individuals go through challenges in life and often are searching for ways to cope with those challenges. I believe in empowering clients to make the best decision for themselves. I believe in meeting the client where they are while assisting them in developing, enhancing, and changing aspects that are pertinent to them. I support and encourage the client to express themselves in their own unique way while developing the desired person they envision. I work with clients from diverse racial/ethnic, socioeconomic and religions, sexual orientations, abilities and who hold various levels of power in their organization.
Strength-Based
(312) 516-4217
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Chicago, IL 60615
Strength-Based
I believe that individuals go through challenges in life and often are searching for ways to cope with those challenges. I believe in empowering clients to make the best decision for themselves. I believe in meeting the client where they are while assisting them in developing, enhancing, and changing aspects that are pertinent to them. I support and encourage the client to express themselves in their own unique way while developing the desired person they envision. I work with clients from diverse racial/ethnic, socioeconomic and religions, sexual orientations, abilities and who hold various levels of power in their organization.
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Counselor, LCPC, CADC Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60611
Counseling can make a positive difference in clients’ lives with the right support. Committed to making counseling a helpful and productive experience, I utilize a variety of interventions when meeting with adolescents, adults and couples. Identifying current struggles and treatment goals are the first step to assuring success. Specific concerns of substance use, anxiety, depression, relationship stressors, couples counseling, urban dating, divorce recovery and post partum/fertility challenges are my areas of expertise.
Strength-Based
(312) 647-2241
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Chicago, IL 60611
Strength-Based
Counseling can make a positive difference in clients’ lives with the right support. Committed to making counseling a helpful and productive experience, I utilize a variety of interventions when meeting with adolescents, adults and couples. Identifying current struggles and treatment goals are the first step to assuring success. Specific concerns of substance use, anxiety, depression, relationship stressors, couples counseling, urban dating, divorce recovery and post partum/fertility challenges are my areas of expertise.
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Counselor, LCPC, NCC Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60647
Square pegs and round holes; We spend a large portion of our lives wondering who we are and where we are headed. Trying to reconcile who we believe we are and what others want us to be. We experience shame about our identities and what we enjoy. Finding ourselves trying to fit ourselves into the outer expectations, only to find we feel less connected, less clear and less deserving. This is the human experience. We share it. You deserve a therapist that connects to, sees, hears, respects and appreciates you as your authentic self.
Strength-Based
(872) 266-1279
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Chicago, IL 60647
Strength-Based
Square pegs and round holes; We spend a large portion of our lives wondering who we are and where we are headed. Trying to reconcile who we believe we are and what others want us to be. We experience shame about our identities and what we enjoy. Finding ourselves trying to fit ourselves into the outer expectations, only to find we feel less connected, less clear and less deserving. This is the human experience. We share it. You deserve a therapist that connects to, sees, hears, respects and appreciates you as your authentic self.
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Counselor, LCPC Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60647
I believe therapy is a way for one to become a better version of themselves while taking the steps to live a more fulfilling and authentic life. A collaborative approach will help you feel therapy isn’t a one sided relationship because we will walk side by side together. You will be able to make the necessary changes to have a life worth living, while learning to accept yourself the way you are. Throughout my experience as a therapist, I have supported my clients in healing and understand their challenges while utilizing skills to manage those difficult times.
Strength-Based
(331) 210-9581
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60647
Strength-Based
I believe therapy is a way for one to become a better version of themselves while taking the steps to live a more fulfilling and authentic life. A collaborative approach will help you feel therapy isn’t a one sided relationship because we will walk side by side together. You will be able to make the necessary changes to have a life worth living, while learning to accept yourself the way you are. Throughout my experience as a therapist, I have supported my clients in healing and understand their challenges while utilizing skills to manage those difficult times.
Photo of Jason Best, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60618
Are you stressed out? A *lot* of us are- whether it's relationship stress, coming out, or just dealing with the president’s tweets, people are feeling depressed, anxious, and overwhelmed. So... why not do something about it? I'm a solution focused therapist, and together we can break things down and figure out how to deal with your problems and your feelings about your problems effectively. I really enjoy working with couples and using concrete research driven interventions to enhance people's ability to connect, support, and love one another.
Strength-Based
(847) 737-3114
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60618
Strength-Based
Are you stressed out? A *lot* of us are- whether it's relationship stress, coming out, or just dealing with the president’s tweets, people are feeling depressed, anxious, and overwhelmed. So... why not do something about it? I'm a solution focused therapist, and together we can break things down and figure out how to deal with your problems and your feelings about your problems effectively. I really enjoy working with couples and using concrete research driven interventions to enhance people's ability to connect, support, and love one another.
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60607
Life stressors can undermine an individual's functioning and ability to engage in day-to-day life, and I like to work collaboratively with clients to introduce healthier and more adaptive ways to view themselves and their world. I primarily work with adults that are experiencing anxiety, depression, adjustment to life changes, and those seeking to explore and change unhealthy thought patterns and behaviors.
Strength-Based
(312) 675-4837
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Chicago, IL 60607
Strength-Based
Life stressors can undermine an individual's functioning and ability to engage in day-to-day life, and I like to work collaboratively with clients to introduce healthier and more adaptive ways to view themselves and their world. I primarily work with adults that are experiencing anxiety, depression, adjustment to life changes, and those seeking to explore and change unhealthy thought patterns and behaviors.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, EdD, LMFT, LCPC, MFT, LMHC Verified
Verified
Hosts group in:
Chicago, IL 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 are destined to live. It would honor me 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.
Strength-Based
(888) 870-1775
Verified
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Hosts group in:
Chicago, IL 60657
Strength-Based
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 are destined to live. It would honor me 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.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Chicago, IL 60601
Do you want help feeling better about yourself and your life? Are you looking for a counselor with an open mind and a compassionate heart who accepts you as you are, someone who recognizes your basic humanity and worth? We’re living in unstable times when life may feel as if it has slipped sideways into unfamiliar territory. You are not alone. I can act as an honest and gentle guide to listen and to teach you the skills and techniques that can improve your life. There are many benefits to counseling; improved self-esteem, more control over obsessive thoughts, and a clearer sense of life direction.
Strength-Based
(309) 220-3794
Verified
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Office is near:
Chicago, IL 60601
Strength-Based
Do you want help feeling better about yourself and your life? Are you looking for a counselor with an open mind and a compassionate heart who accepts you as you are, someone who recognizes your basic humanity and worth? We’re living in unstable times when life may feel as if it has slipped sideways into unfamiliar territory. You are not alone. I can act as an honest and gentle guide to listen and to teach you the skills and techniques that can improve your life. There are many benefits to counseling; improved self-esteem, more control over obsessive thoughts, and a clearer sense of life direction.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60647
**Not currently accepting new clients** I’m a big believer that therapy doesn’t have to be buttoned-up or artificial. It should be comfortable and real. I prefer to facilitate a casual, collaborative, & affirming environment where we can openly discuss anything that’s on your mind and empower you to explore who you are and how you relate to others. I work with individuals, couples, open/polyamorous relationships, and adult families. In addition, I specialize in working working with athletes, e-sports athletes, musicians, and fellow therapists.
Strength-Based
(847) 558-1875
Verified
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Chicago, IL 60647
Strength-Based
**Not currently accepting new clients** I’m a big believer that therapy doesn’t have to be buttoned-up or artificial. It should be comfortable and real. I prefer to facilitate a casual, collaborative, & affirming environment where we can openly discuss anything that’s on your mind and empower you to explore who you are and how you relate to others. I work with individuals, couples, open/polyamorous relationships, and adult families. In addition, I specialize in working working with athletes, e-sports athletes, musicians, and fellow therapists.
Photo of Tanya A Wade, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LPHA Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Chicago, IL 60644
It is the desire of every human being to be loved and to belong. The only true thing that distinguishes us from one another is our experiences and our perspective of those experiences. Your past, the personal struggles and decisions you currently face and the conflicts between you and those you care about does not define you. What I offer is empathy, compassion, and support with a focus on creating a warm, safe and welcoming environment where you can be heard and understood without judgment.
Strength-Based
(630) 948-5041
Verified
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Office is near:
Chicago, IL 60644
Strength-Based
It is the desire of every human being to be loved and to belong. The only true thing that distinguishes us from one another is our experiences and our perspective of those experiences. Your past, the personal struggles and decisions you currently face and the conflicts between you and those you care about does not define you. What I offer is empathy, compassion, and support with a focus on creating a warm, safe and welcoming environment where you can be heard and understood without judgment.
Photo of Ashley Porter, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60614
The process of searching for a therapist can be overwhelming. My goal is to provide you with a safe and supportive environment as you begin your journey that will become a foundation for change in your life. You are the expert in your experience, and I believe in approaching the individual holistically, and building on your strengths in order to empower you and facilitate change.
Strength-Based
(872) 250-4481
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Chicago, IL 60614
Strength-Based
The process of searching for a therapist can be overwhelming. My goal is to provide you with a safe and supportive environment as you begin your journey that will become a foundation for change in your life. You are the expert in your experience, and I believe in approaching the individual holistically, and building on your strengths in order to empower you and facilitate change.
Photo of Selena Gonzalez, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, NCC, LPC Verified
Verified
Chicago, IL 60614
Do you find life's stressors are leaving you feeling anxious, depressed or confused? Deciding to start therapy marks the start of a meaningful journey. In our work together, we will explore your feelings, identify your goals, build on your strengths and work together to meet your goals. Through creativity and warmth, together, we will explore the challenges you face and better understand how to work through them. My goal as a therapist is to help you thoughtfully navigate barriers that hold you back and empower to take steps towards happiness and peace.
Strength-Based
(872) 231-0304
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Chicago, IL 60614
Strength-Based
Do you find life's stressors are leaving you feeling anxious, depressed or confused? Deciding to start therapy marks the start of a meaningful journey. In our work together, we will explore your feelings, identify your goals, build on your strengths and work together to meet your goals. Through creativity and warmth, together, we will explore the challenges you face and better understand how to work through them. My goal as a therapist is to help you thoughtfully navigate barriers that hold you back and empower to take steps towards happiness and peace.

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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 and communities, including the BIPOC community in Chicago. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in Chicago

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.