Alexandra Fox, MA, LCPC

Psychotherapist

Location: 500 N. Michigan Ave, suite 2020, Chicago 60611
AnxietyDepression
Self EsteemStress
Panic DisorderLife Transitions
Relationship PatternsGrief

Alexandra B Fox is a licensed clinical therapist with experience providing therapy for students, adults, and couples utilizing a psychodynamic approach to therapy in conjunction with mindfulness techniques to provide clients with the skills to feel more present

Howard Farkas, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Location: 155 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 760, Chicago 60601
Emotional EatingWeight Concerns
Work StressRelationship Issues
DepressionAnxiety

My approach is to help you identify your goals and explore ways to reach them. By working together to identify obstacles to change and mapping out a path to your goals, you will be able overcome the problems that concern you.

Joyce Marter, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Location: 180 N. Michigan Ave. Ste 410, Chicago 60601
DepressionAnxiety
Grief/LossStress
Relationship IssuesWork/Life Balance
Career Issues

Urban Balance is a premiere counseling practice of Chicagoland that provides comprehensive counseling & therapy services for individuals, couples, families & groups dealing with issues related to mental health, addiction, relationships, career & overall wellness.

Ann Brody, M.S.W.

Career Counselor

Location: 130 N Garland Ct, Chicago 60602
Career TransitionsLife Transitons
Career DevelopmentEducational Direction
Career AssessmentsHighlands Ability Battery
Online Counseling

Are you facing a decision about your career or direction for your education? I can help you make the most of your talents which, surprisingly, may never have come to light in school or work.

Taylor Newendorp, M.A., LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Location: 6160 N. Cicero Ave. Suite 304, Chicago 60646
Anxiety, OCD, Panic, PhobiasEating Disorders
Compulsive Over-EatingSubstance Abuse And Addiction
DepressionPre-Marital Counseling

It takes wisdom to acknowledge and admit that you need help, and it takes courage to actually seek it out. If you have made it this far, I encourage you to give me a call to see how I can help you with whatever it may be that is causing you unrest at this time.

Dasi Ginnis, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Location: 3139 N. Lincoln Ave #228, Chicago 60657
GriefTrauma
AnxietyDepression
ChildrenAdolescents
EMDR

When life feels tough, having the support and compassion of a therapist can make all the difference. I am committed helping people heal, grow, and create positive change. You and I will uncover a happier, more peaceful you.

Helen Odessky, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Location: 30 N. Michigan Ave. #1314, Chicago 60602
AnxietyPanic Attacks
WorryFears Or Phobias
Social AnxietyOCD

Do you struggle with worry, panic or anxiety? I specialize in helping you beat stress and anxiety so that you can live the life you envision! I teach you proven methods starting from the very first session. Contact me today for a free phone consultation!

Stacy Perkins, LCPC, NCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Location: 233 E. Erie St., Suite 600, Chicago 60611
AnxietyRelationships
StressSelf Esteem
DepressionFamily Conflict

Isn't it time to start feeling better? There is hope. I help women find relief from anxiety, stress and worry so they can find more peace and joy in their relationships and their lives. You are not alone. Let's Connect at (312) 810-0707.

Lilita Matison, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Location: 3166 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago 60657
AnxietyCareer Counseling
Self-regulationIntegrative Counseling
Stress ManagementSelf-care
Self Esteem

I am committed to helping support you through life's stressors and transitions. I will work with you to obtain insights through art, creativity, and mindfulness, and encourage you to try new strategies for creating the life that you want.

Dr. Tom Petit, Ph.D., LMHC, CCMHC, CAP

Licensed Mental Health Counselors / Board Certified Coaches

Location Near Therapist: Chicago, IL
AnxietyMarriage / Relationship
DepressionGrief And Loss
Anger ManagementChristian Counseling
PsychotherapyWeight Loss/Wellness Coaching

Stressed...anxious...overwhelmed...emotionally pulled in all directions...needing to sort out some important relationship issues...I combine a safe, non-judgmental, open, confidential atmosphere with years of professional & personal experience to bring solutions & hope.


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City of Chicago

Illinois Mental Health Counselors Association

The Magnificent Mile, The Loop/State Street, Gold Coast, Old Town, Lincoln Park, Bucktown, Wicker Park, Lakeview / Southport

The history of Chicago is a colorful one that includes many stories for the making of a Hollywood movie. You may be able to take a tour though the past to the time when Capone was around doing his business.  The city also survived a massive fire in the late 1800s.1 There are many places in Chicago that you can visit such as the Sears Tower or a jazz club along the Magnificent Mile.  You may find that the parks are the best parts of this old style place but consider stopping to see the great lakes as well.  You may also want to consider the theaters that are in the area and the clubs that can show you the newest up and coming stars on the stage.  The city is also known for its shopping that showcases the newest fashions and trends that are fresh from the runways.  While the prices may be out of your range, enjoy window shopping and the exciting styles you will most likely see on your favorite stars.

Mental Health in Chicago


The Illinois Department of Human Services’ Division of Mental Health provides a frequently updated registry of emergency mental health providers throughout the state, including nine in the Chicago municipal area.2 To learn more about these important services, please call: (312) 814-5050.

Community Counseling Centers of Chicago (C4) has five community mental health centers throughout the Chicago area, which help 10,000 people each year.3 C4 can be reached directly at (773) 769-0205.

In 2009, drug abuse related for 136,993 visits to the city's many ERs. Drug misuse and abuse are significant factor in many mental health cases, and the Chicago metropolitan area offers a variety of options for individuals seeking help from addiction. The city has pledge to further tackle this issue head on for years to come. It is the hope of all that city political leaders remain vigiliant in combating the severe impact both psychological and physiological this has on Chicago's people. The Gateway Foundation offers comprehensive treatment and counseling for drug and alcohol addiction. To learn more about the services they offer, call: (877)-505-4673

Current Education

The University of Illinois at Chicago is home to one of the nation’s leading center’s on mental health research and policy. The center publishes research on a variety of focuses, including youth, homelessness, and co-occuring mental disorders.4 Individuals seeking to do future work in the field of counseling and psychology can find a great place to pursue their academic career path here.



References:

1. City of Chicago. (2013). About - History. Retrieved from http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/about/history.html
2. Illinois Department of Human Services. (2013). Mental Health Services - Emergency Mental Health Service Providers. Retrieved from http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30893
3. Community Counseling Centers of Chicago. (2013). Home - About Us. Retrieved from http://www.c4chicago.org/about-us/about-c4
4. University of Illinois at Chicago. (2013). Home - Center on Mental Health Services Research and Policy. Retrieved from http://www.psych.uic.edu/mhsrp/