Ivy Lynn Ellis
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, LCSW, PMH-C Verified
Evanston, IL 60201
Offers online therapy
Not accepting new clients
Individuals who benefit from our work together present with anxiety, depression, relationship challenges, life transitions, high functioning autism, college-related struggles, and women's issues.
Are you overwhelmed by negative, spiraling thoughts? Do you feel disappointed and discouraged with yourself or your relationships? Your life does not look like how you think it "should" be or hoped it would be. Sometimes, despite all of our efforts, what we're doing just doesn't seem to be enough. I understand that feeling of "not enough," and I am here to help. Therapy will give you the tools to reduce distress, strengthen relationships, embrace new experiences, and improve self-confidence. You can grow into the person you want to be.
(847) 316-0110
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Evanston, IL 60201
Offers online therapy
Not accepting new clients
Individuals who benefit from our work together present with anxiety, depression, relationship challenges, life transitions, high functioning autism, college-related struggles, and women's issues.
Are you overwhelmed by negative, spiraling thoughts? Do you feel disappointed and discouraged with yourself or your relationships? Your life does not look like how you think it "should" be or hoped it would be. Sometimes, despite all of our efforts, what we're doing just doesn't seem to be enough. I understand that feeling of "not enough," and I am here to help. Therapy will give you the tools to reduce distress, strengthen relationships, embrace new experiences, and improve self-confidence. You can grow into the person you want to be.
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Yvette S Arnoux
Counselor, LCPC Verified
Evanston, IL 60201
My passion is to help people explore their challenges, work toward their life goals, and find peace. I use empathetic listening and a compassionate approach to help people process trauma, childhood abuse and neglect, women's issues, grief, depression, relationship challenges and life transitions. Through a variety of interventions, including EMDR therapy, I can help you work through a sense of being stuck, find your strength and grow into your best self.
(224) 307-5638
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Evanston, IL 60201
My passion is to help people explore their challenges, work toward their life goals, and find peace. I use empathetic listening and a compassionate approach to help people process trauma, childhood abuse and neglect, women's issues, grief, depression, relationship challenges and life transitions. Through a variety of interventions, including EMDR therapy, I can help you work through a sense of being stuck, find your strength and grow into your best self.
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Ashley Allis
Counselor, MS , LCPC Verified
Evanston, IL 60201
Offers online therapy
I work with individuals who present with anxiety, depression, stress, relationship difficulties, college/grad student mental health, life transitions and adjustment, LGBTQIA+, family issues, high functioning autism, and women's issues.
People often enter therapy feeling anxious, depressed, confused, or unsure of how to deal with a change or loss. I believe therapy offers a safe environment to express yourself freely, deepen your understanding of yourself, and make positive long-lasting changes in your life. My therapy approach combines warmth, compassion, and humor. Through this,​ I can provide you support and guidance to help navigate through life's challenges. Clients enjoy having a space that is dedicated just to them to process their emotions.
(312) 757-7598
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Evanston, IL 60201
Offers online therapy
I work with individuals who present with anxiety, depression, stress, relationship difficulties, college/grad student mental health, life transitions and adjustment, LGBTQIA+, family issues, high functioning autism, and women's issues.
People often enter therapy feeling anxious, depressed, confused, or unsure of how to deal with a change or loss. I believe therapy offers a safe environment to express yourself freely, deepen your understanding of yourself, and make positive long-lasting changes in your life. My therapy approach combines warmth, compassion, and humor. Through this,​ I can provide you support and guidance to help navigate through life's challenges. Clients enjoy having a space that is dedicated just to them to process their emotions.
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Brittany Findlan
LPC, PsyD Verified
Evanston, IL 60201
Offers online therapy
I aim to provide an empathic space where you can feel safe and I specialize in the following areas of treatment: eating disorders, disordered eating and body image concerns, self-esteem issues, relationship concerns, trauma, anxiety and mood disorders, women's issues, undergraduate/graduate school mental health, life transitions, and stress management.
Have you found yourself struggling with your relationship with your body and food? Do you find yourself feeling overwhelmed by anxiety, sadness, self-doubt, or struggling to heal from painful past experiences? Perhaps you even desire more connection with others in your life, but find it difficult to show your authentic self out of fear that you may not be “enough.” If so, know that your experiences matter and that it is possible to live a life that feels meaningful to you. As human beings we all need support and guidance in our lives and deserve a sense of peace. Therapy can be a remarkable way to heal and live more authentically.
(847) 261-8091
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Evanston, IL 60201
Offers online therapy
I aim to provide an empathic space where you can feel safe and I specialize in the following areas of treatment: eating disorders, disordered eating and body image concerns, self-esteem issues, relationship concerns, trauma, anxiety and mood disorders, women's issues, undergraduate/graduate school mental health, life transitions, and stress management.
Have you found yourself struggling with your relationship with your body and food? Do you find yourself feeling overwhelmed by anxiety, sadness, self-doubt, or struggling to heal from painful past experiences? Perhaps you even desire more connection with others in your life, but find it difficult to show your authentic self out of fear that you may not be “enough.” If so, know that your experiences matter and that it is possible to live a life that feels meaningful to you. As human beings we all need support and guidance in our lives and deserve a sense of peace. Therapy can be a remarkable way to heal and live more authentically.
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Samantha Gehr
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Office is near:
Evanston, IL 60201
Offers online therapy
), sexual abuse, women's issues (infertility, unhealthy relationship patterns, poor self-image, postpartum issues, etc.
I know that starting this process can feel overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be. Using warmth, empathy, direct feedback and skill building I can help you more fully understand yourself and your relationships and therefore feel empowered to start living the life you want to live. While it is important to minimize daily struggles that get in the way of being fully present in your life and relationships, I firmly believe that healing comes from exploring how our past experiences have affected the ways in which we interpret and interact with our world in the present.
(872) 215-4639
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Office is near:
Evanston, IL 60201
Offers online therapy
), sexual abuse, women's issues (infertility, unhealthy relationship patterns, poor self-image, postpartum issues, etc.
I know that starting this process can feel overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be. Using warmth, empathy, direct feedback and skill building I can help you more fully understand yourself and your relationships and therefore feel empowered to start living the life you want to live. While it is important to minimize daily struggles that get in the way of being fully present in your life and relationships, I firmly believe that healing comes from exploring how our past experiences have affected the ways in which we interpret and interact with our world in the present.
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Damilola Monehin
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC Verified
Office is near:
Evanston, IL 60201
Offers online therapy
I have a strong background in working with family problems, multicultural issues, immigration and life transition, anxiety, stress, depression, women's issues, trauma and domestic violence, and relationship problems.
I believe in tapping into the unique strengths and capabilities of my clients and working passionately to help other live fulfilled lives. My life experiences have shaped who I am as a counselor - my experiences as a woman of color, as an immigrant, as a Believer, and as an ardent optimist in the power of the human spirit to overcome adversity and to triumph. My ideal client is searching for a counselor who will truly listen to their concerns in a non-judgmental manner and join forces with them as an advocate, guide and coach to help them overcome challenges. My ideal clients are looking for change and eager for insight.
(708) 394-7300
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Office is near:
Evanston, IL 60201
Offers online therapy
I have a strong background in working with family problems, multicultural issues, immigration and life transition, anxiety, stress, depression, women's issues, trauma and domestic violence, and relationship problems.
I believe in tapping into the unique strengths and capabilities of my clients and working passionately to help other live fulfilled lives. My life experiences have shaped who I am as a counselor - my experiences as a woman of color, as an immigrant, as a Believer, and as an ardent optimist in the power of the human spirit to overcome adversity and to triumph. My ideal client is searching for a counselor who will truly listen to their concerns in a non-judgmental manner and join forces with them as an advocate, guide and coach to help them overcome challenges. My ideal clients are looking for change and eager for insight.
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Reyngold Psychotherapy & Wellness Center
Counselor, PsyD Verified
Evanston, IL 60201
Offers online therapy
Specialties include addiction, women's issues, mood disorders, parenting, child/adolescent needs.
As a clinical psychotherapist in practice for almost 20 years, I understand how hard the first step can be in reaching out for help. I strive to provide a safe, comfortable and trusting environment to explore those issues that perhaps are leaving you feeling stuck, depressed, anxious and/or confused. I work with patients who are suffering from depression, life transition issues, relationship issues, fertility and parenting issues. I value your early life experiences and help you make connections on if/how they make impact your current life choices and relationships.
(773) 294-0176
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Evanston, IL 60201
Offers online therapy
Specialties include addiction, women's issues, mood disorders, parenting, child/adolescent needs.
As a clinical psychotherapist in practice for almost 20 years, I understand how hard the first step can be in reaching out for help. I strive to provide a safe, comfortable and trusting environment to explore those issues that perhaps are leaving you feeling stuck, depressed, anxious and/or confused. I work with patients who are suffering from depression, life transition issues, relationship issues, fertility and parenting issues. I value your early life experiences and help you make connections on if/how they make impact your current life choices and relationships.
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Shruti Patel
Counselor, MA, LCPC Verified
Office is near:
Evanston, IL 60202
Offers online therapy
I believe therapy has a power to HEAL, enhance growth, and obtain inner peace. As a psychotherapist, I strive to empower my clients by building on their own strengths and encouraging insight within a nurturing environment. Together we can identify goals to facilitate growth and healing. My specialties include trauma therapy, domestic violence/sexual assault counseling, substance abuse, and empowerment training. I am experienced in working with clients struggling with trauma, depression, anxiety, self-esteem/body image concerns, women's issues, relationship concerns, and troubles with adjustment and life transitions.
(847) 457-0203
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Office is near:
Evanston, IL 60202
Offers online therapy
I believe therapy has a power to HEAL, enhance growth, and obtain inner peace. As a psychotherapist, I strive to empower my clients by building on their own strengths and encouraging insight within a nurturing environment. Together we can identify goals to facilitate growth and healing. My specialties include trauma therapy, domestic violence/sexual assault counseling, substance abuse, and empowerment training. I am experienced in working with clients struggling with trauma, depression, anxiety, self-esteem/body image concerns, women's issues, relationship concerns, and troubles with adjustment and life transitions.
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Sophia L. Biesanz
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, PMH-C Verified
Office is near:
Evanston, IL 60203
Not accepting new clients
I also have experience and a deep interest in family/marital relationship problems, challenging life transitions, and women's issues.
Many of us often struggle to overcome difficult experiences and the challenges of life, but it is important to know that you are not alone. I am dedicated to creating a safe, nurturing space where we can work together to explore issues and move forward with new, more adaptive coping skills. My goal as a therapist is to provide each client with compassionate psychotherapy that leads to satisfying changes, restoring balance, and living a more meaningful life.
(630) 590-0596
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Office is near:
Evanston, IL 60203
Not accepting new clients
I also have experience and a deep interest in family/marital relationship problems, challenging life transitions, and women's issues.
Many of us often struggle to overcome difficult experiences and the challenges of life, but it is important to know that you are not alone. I am dedicated to creating a safe, nurturing space where we can work together to explore issues and move forward with new, more adaptive coping skills. My goal as a therapist is to provide each client with compassionate psychotherapy that leads to satisfying changes, restoring balance, and living a more meaningful life.
Donita Lester
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC Verified
Office is near:
Evanston, IL 60201
Offers online therapy
I consider my specialties to be the treatment of depression, anxiety, addictions, trauma, relationship problems, women's issues, as well as faith-based counseling.
My unique training and background has uniquely prepared me to work with diverse clientele including teenagers, adults and geriatrics. I have advanced training both in clinical counseling as well as pastoral, faith-based counseling approaches. I am able to integrate these approaches in my work with my clients. I am ideally suited for clients looking for an inclusive counseling approach emphasizing acceptance of cultural diversity and its profound effect on health and well-being.
(312) 374-6822
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Office is near:
Evanston, IL 60201
Offers online therapy
I consider my specialties to be the treatment of depression, anxiety, addictions, trauma, relationship problems, women's issues, as well as faith-based counseling.
My unique training and background has uniquely prepared me to work with diverse clientele including teenagers, adults and geriatrics. I have advanced training both in clinical counseling as well as pastoral, faith-based counseling approaches. I am able to integrate these approaches in my work with my clients. I am ideally suited for clients looking for an inclusive counseling approach emphasizing acceptance of cultural diversity and its profound effect on health and well-being.
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Jennifer Gray
Counselor, MA, LCPC, CADC Verified
Office is near:
Evanston, IL 60201
Offers online therapy
I specialize in stage of life challenges, women's issues, couples counseling, LGBTQ issues, and drug & alcohol counseling.
Now offering Telehealth! Are you unhappy in your life, or in your relationship with a partner, child, family member, or friend? Are you struggling with a challenging life transition, an unfulfilling job or with issues related to your personal identity? Are you feeling overwhelmed or stressed, or experiencing depression, anxiety, drug or alcohol problems? Are you are ready to make some positive changes in your life? Let me help you to reimagine and create the life that you want, to break out of old, negative patterns, and find peace, balance, meaning and value in your life.
(312) 697-1653
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Office is near:
Evanston, IL 60201
Offers online therapy
I specialize in stage of life challenges, women's issues, couples counseling, LGBTQ issues, and drug & alcohol counseling.
Now offering Telehealth! Are you unhappy in your life, or in your relationship with a partner, child, family member, or friend? Are you struggling with a challenging life transition, an unfulfilling job or with issues related to your personal identity? Are you feeling overwhelmed or stressed, or experiencing depression, anxiety, drug or alcohol problems? Are you are ready to make some positive changes in your life? Let me help you to reimagine and create the life that you want, to break out of old, negative patterns, and find peace, balance, meaning and value in your life.
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Bonnie Fights
Counselor, MA, LCPC Verified
Evanston, IL 60201
Offers online therapy
I offer compassionate support and the chance to be truly heard and accepted just as you are. I work within a holistic framework that encompasses many different approaches (Person Centered, Behavioral, IFS, EMDR, Mindfulness, Body/Mind). Depending on your needs and preferences, your therapy may include exploring your inner world, getting feedback and support, healing past emotional wounds, obtaining clarity and insight, finding new directions, or trying on new behaviors and skills. We will work together to find approaches that are most effective for you.
(224) 212-1130
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Evanston, IL 60201
Offers online therapy
I offer compassionate support and the chance to be truly heard and accepted just as you are. I work within a holistic framework that encompasses many different approaches (Person Centered, Behavioral, IFS, EMDR, Mindfulness, Body/Mind). Depending on your needs and preferences, your therapy may include exploring your inner world, getting feedback and support, healing past emotional wounds, obtaining clarity and insight, finding new directions, or trying on new behaviors and skills. We will work together to find approaches that are most effective for you.
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Mariko Wiseberg Roberts
Counselor, MA, LCPC Verified
Evanston, IL 60201
Offers online therapy
Mariko Wiseberg Roberts is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with experience in providing therapy to adults, adolescents, families, and couples since 2002. She incorporates a variety of techniques including client centered, cognitive behavioral, psychodynamic and systemic approaches in her work with clients.
(224) 204-0564
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Evanston, IL 60201
Offers online therapy
Mariko Wiseberg Roberts is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with experience in providing therapy to adults, adolescents, families, and couples since 2002. She incorporates a variety of techniques including client centered, cognitive behavioral, psychodynamic and systemic approaches in her work with clients.
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Jodi Smith Cohen
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT Verified
Evanston, IL 60203
Many of us seek therapy when we are unhappy in our relationships or when we feel lonely. Sometimes, it is the relationship that we have with ourselves that concerns us. Therapy provides an opportunity for us to understand ourselves within the context of a relationship designed for self exploration. Sometimes individual therapy is appropriate. Other times, therapy is more helpful when our partners or other family members join us.
(847) 780-7543
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Evanston, IL 60203
Many of us seek therapy when we are unhappy in our relationships or when we feel lonely. Sometimes, it is the relationship that we have with ourselves that concerns us. Therapy provides an opportunity for us to understand ourselves within the context of a relationship designed for self exploration. Sometimes individual therapy is appropriate. Other times, therapy is more helpful when our partners or other family members join us.
Evanston Counseling Services
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LCSW Verified
Evanston, IL 60201
Offers online therapy
You’ve been carrying the anxiety and pain for far too long. No one really knows what it's like to be you. It feels utterly lonely. But you are at the point, where you want to find hope again and see if there is a chance that it doesn’t have to be this way. As a woman you are navigating relationships with your intimate partner and friends, and struggling with difficult and lonely feelings about your life, family, health, and career. Whether you have a relationship or are embarking on a new one, planning a family or maintaining one, battling chronic pain or IBS, or moving into the empty nest syndrome, there is so much to worry about.
(847) 440-1345
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Evanston, IL 60201
Offers online therapy
You’ve been carrying the anxiety and pain for far too long. No one really knows what it's like to be you. It feels utterly lonely. But you are at the point, where you want to find hope again and see if there is a chance that it doesn’t have to be this way. As a woman you are navigating relationships with your intimate partner and friends, and struggling with difficult and lonely feelings about your life, family, health, and career. Whether you have a relationship or are embarking on a new one, planning a family or maintaining one, battling chronic pain or IBS, or moving into the empty nest syndrome, there is so much to worry about.
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Katelyn S Varhely
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Evanston, IL 60202
Offers online therapy
I am Licensed Clinical Psychologist specializing in children, adolescent girls, families and woman. I have been working with families on Chicago's North Shore and surrounding areas, for almost two decades. Although my training emphasized an Adlerian approach to therapy, I have a broad range of experience with many therapeutic modalities and am able to tailor my practice to the needs of you or your family. I believe in treating the "whole-person," which means a one-size-fits-all approach will not work.
(847) 513-9091
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Evanston, IL 60202
Offers online therapy
I am Licensed Clinical Psychologist specializing in children, adolescent girls, families and woman. I have been working with families on Chicago's North Shore and surrounding areas, for almost two decades. Although my training emphasized an Adlerian approach to therapy, I have a broad range of experience with many therapeutic modalities and am able to tailor my practice to the needs of you or your family. I believe in treating the "whole-person," which means a one-size-fits-all approach will not work.
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Susan Bacharz Guenther
Counselor, LCPC, BC-TMH Verified
Evanston, IL 60201
Offers online therapy
Going through changes? Some are easier to navigate than others. Often experiences and patterns can limit your response to challenges and keep you stuck in unsatisfying relationships and situations. Together, in a safe and supportive environment, we can examine what has been working well for you and how your life might change by responding differently. We can work together to make the next stage of your life more fulfilling, empowering, and satisfying.
(847) 595-0603
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Evanston, IL 60201
Offers online therapy
Going through changes? Some are easier to navigate than others. Often experiences and patterns can limit your response to challenges and keep you stuck in unsatisfying relationships and situations. Together, in a safe and supportive environment, we can examine what has been working well for you and how your life might change by responding differently. We can work together to make the next stage of your life more fulfilling, empowering, and satisfying.
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Lisa M D'Innocenzo
Counselor, ATR, LCPC Verified
Evanston, IL 60202
Offers online therapy
Sometimes people aren't sure what to work on in therapy. That's okay! We will work collaboratively to identify core concerns, and decide together how to address them. Some issues I've helped people work through include depression, grief, pregnancy loss, life transitions, creative blocks, self-esteem, disempowerment, and spiritual alienation. My approach is insight oriented and relational, and while I am an art therapist, my work is not always art-based. However, as an artist, I've found that my understanding of the creative process illuminates many life situations that benefit from creative problem-solving.
(847) 796-6796 x423
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Evanston, IL 60202
Offers online therapy
Sometimes people aren't sure what to work on in therapy. That's okay! We will work collaboratively to identify core concerns, and decide together how to address them. Some issues I've helped people work through include depression, grief, pregnancy loss, life transitions, creative blocks, self-esteem, disempowerment, and spiritual alienation. My approach is insight oriented and relational, and while I am an art therapist, my work is not always art-based. However, as an artist, I've found that my understanding of the creative process illuminates many life situations that benefit from creative problem-solving.
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Kathleen Young
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Evanston, IL 60204
Not accepting new clients
Kathleen Young attended Loyola University and earned her Masters in Social Work. She works for a non-for -profit program in the Chicagoland area that serves youth in care. She specializes in Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Personality Disorders and Trauma. Her therapeutic techniques focus on evidence based practices such as Trauma Focused - CBT, Attachment theory, psychodynamic modalities , and CBT. She believes in creating a safe and secure setting for clients to share their stories. Hours: Mon. 5-8 Sat. 8-5
(773) 466-6724
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Evanston, IL 60204
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Kathleen Young attended Loyola University and earned her Masters in Social Work. She works for a non-for -profit program in the Chicagoland area that serves youth in care. She specializes in Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Personality Disorders and Trauma. Her therapeutic techniques focus on evidence based practices such as Trauma Focused - CBT, Attachment theory, psychodynamic modalities , and CBT. She believes in creating a safe and secure setting for clients to share their stories. Hours: Mon. 5-8 Sat. 8-5
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Julie Scher
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Evanston, IL 60202
Offers online therapy
Not accepting new clients
I am a relational therapist working with individuals, couples, and those in non-traditional relationships. Seeking support from psychotherapy is a sign of inner strength and hope, even when it feels as if ones world has turned inside-out. Life rarely allows any of us a free pass; births and deaths, personal crises, relationship troubles, childhood trauma, etc. may meet any one of us head-on at sometime during our lives. Seeking help from psychotherapy is a worthwhile path to take when ways of coping no longer seem effective. I nurture the possibility of deeper understanding and self-knowledge by creatively engaging the whole person.
(847) 607-1297
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Evanston, IL 60202
Offers online therapy
Not accepting new clients
I am a relational therapist working with individuals, couples, and those in non-traditional relationships. Seeking support from psychotherapy is a sign of inner strength and hope, even when it feels as if ones world has turned inside-out. Life rarely allows any of us a free pass; births and deaths, personal crises, relationship troubles, childhood trauma, etc. may meet any one of us head-on at sometime during our lives. Seeking help from psychotherapy is a worthwhile path to take when ways of coping no longer seem effective. I nurture the possibility of deeper understanding and self-knowledge by creatively engaging the whole person.

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