Career Counseling and Coaching in Chicago, Illinois.

Find a top rated career therapist or coach in Chicago, IL specializing in assessment, strategizing, personal marketing, workplace issues and goal-setting.


Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Career Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Chicago, Illinois 60608 | 1-877-606-6161

While most career counselors love to give you capacity based profiles of what your talents and interests are for your best bet career choices, Grey Matters international believes that most people make predictably irrational decisions and then after making them learn way to make them fit into their identities using various types of rationalizations and strategies. We are able to assist folks in career counseling type settings by giving a deeper look at their decision making profile so they can better understand where the core frustration or desire is coming from in the world of work. Contact kevin@kevinflemingphd.com or 877-606-6161.

Joseph Gerard Potaczek, Psy.D.
Career Counselor

Joseph Gerard Potaczek, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

77 W. Washington St, Suite 1114, Chicago, Illinois 60602 | 312-637-8447

You may be working in a field that you "fell into" or became involved in a career or job out of necessity. Or perhaps you feel frustrated or burnt out in your current job or career and find this frustration affecting your happiness. I help others though career evaluation, personal strengths assessment and to define what you may wish to change about your working life. My focus in career counseling is with Young Adults and Mid Life Individuals/Professionals. It is possible to achieve a stronger sense of purpose and identity though work. Contact me and start and find the right match between your, passions, personality, capabilities and purpose in work.

Career Counselor

DePaul University

2247 N Halsted Ave Suite 100, Chicago, Illinois

The Education and Counseling Center, housed in the College of Education, offers educational and counseling services to children, adolescents, teens, and young adults. The ECC is a training facility for masters level Clinical Mental Health Counseling students, Reading Specialists, and pre-service Teachers. Counseling services utilize a strengths-based, brief therapy model. All counselors-in-training are supervised by licensed counselors.

Matt Frantz, MA, LCPC
Career Counselor

Matt Frantz, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

122 S Michigan Ave, Suite 1025, Chicago, Illinois 60603 | 312.883.3318

Have a desire for a meaningful and rewarding career? Unable to figure out where you want to be in ten, five or even one year? My approach to career counseling is to help you understand where you’ve been and where you would like to go by understanding your hopes, dreams, desires and fears more fully. By developing long-term goals and eliminating fears and setbacks we can work together to help you find a career that satisfies, enriches and stimulates you.

Portrait Health Centers, Chicago, IL
Career Counselor

Portrait Health Centers, Chicago, IL

Psychologists/Counselors/Dietitians/Psychological Testing

500 N. Michigan, Avenue, Suite 1530, Chicago, Illinois 60611 | 847-868-3443

Career Counseling is an effective process that will help you learn more about yourself and help you tackle the ever changing working world in order to make career, educational, and life decisions. Career development is more than just deciding on a major and what job you want to get when you graduate. It is about a path that will lead to your way of life and will have an influence on your day-to-day emotions and well-being. At Portrait Health Centers, therapy can greatly benefit individuals and families looking for a career change or for treatment for issues caused by your current job.

Jacob Rosser, PsyD
Career Counselor

Jacob Rosser, PsyD

Clinical Psychologist

3257 N Sheffield Ave #118, Chicago, Illinois 60657 | 7732368566

Feeling trapped in a dead-end job? Sometimes it can be useful to understand how a job allows us to pursue interests outside of work, but for some people it is more important to identify new career paths that allow you to better express yourself as a person. I focus on helping people identify ways to improve their current work situation while exploring the possibility of making career changes. How would your life change if you were able to get the job you have always dreamed of?

Jade Wurster, MAAT, LPC
Career Counselor

Jade Wurster, MAAT, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

1409 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60613 | 331-703-5032

When people hear career counseling, they often think of someone who will help you with finding a job. More specifically, career counseling helps the client with planning, organization skills, addressing anxieties or worries about seeking a new position (or discussing a past job position), and role playing interviews. We will also focus on job inventories when needed to further focus on your strengths and values in a job position.

Jens Hussey, LCPC, CADC
Career Counselor

Jens Hussey, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor & Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor

25 East Washington St. , Suite 1719, Chicago, Illinois 60602 | 708-308-4149

Hate your life because you are miserable in your job? Transitioning into a new position or career can be frightening and anxiety producing - but it can also be a time of great discovery. I'm well-versed in helping people improve job performance and get back on top of their game. The majority of my practice is made up of executives and professionals who are stuck, frustrated, or burned out and want improvement on the work front.

Mark D. Parisi, Psy.D. and Associates, P.C.
Career Counselor

Mark D. Parisi, Psy.D. and Associates, P.C.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist / Company President

Chicago, IL 60601 | (847) 909-9858

Mark D. Parisi, Psy.D. & Associates, P.C. has expertise in career counseling and executive coaching. Dr. Parisi has a second Master's Degree in Personnel Psychology and has often worked as a consultant to industry and schools on issues of vocational uncertainty and personnel selection. We have the capability to do pre-hire testing as well as to administer vocational preference testing which can be very useful to assist in the job search process.

Julianne Neely, MSW, LCSW
Career Counselor

Julianne Neely, MSW, LCSW

Play Therapist

2865 N. Clybourn Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60618 | 773-270-0469

I work with many young adults who are emerging into adulthood without having yet found their passion and plan for life. I love working with clients in this part of their journey to help them discover their strengths and use those strengths to help them decide which step to take next. Transitioning into adulthood isn't easy and it always helps to have someone at your side.

Jon Dodds, PhD, LCPC
Career Counselor

Jon Dodds, PhD, LCPC

License Clinical Professional Counselor

750 Almar Parkway, Suite 201, Bourbonnais, Illinois 60914 | 815-935-5053

I work with individuals who are dissatisfied in their current work or careers. I help them work through why they are unhappy and I help them put together a workable plan to change their career paths. I also help individuals transition from working for someone to working for themselves. I help individuals face the fears that are holding them back from making changes and going for what will make them happy.

Cassie Whitfield, LCSW
Career Counselor

Cassie Whitfield, LCSW

Clinical Therapist

1136 S Delano Ct Suite B21, Chicago, Illinois 60605 | 630-423-6010

If you are struggling with career decisions or work-related stress I will assist you in navigating these challenges that can be so stress-inducing. We will use in-session tools to implement self-exploration, problem-solving skills, as well as stress-management skills to help you find peace in your current career path, or how to find one that is the best fit for you.


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Chicago is a city that is located in multiple counties- Cook County and DuPage County in Illinois. It has a land area of 227.34 square miles and a water area of 6.80 square miles.  The population of Chicago is 2.72 million people with 1.04 million households and a median annual income of $48,522. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Chicago, IL

Some budgeting needed

While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in Chicago, with proper budgeting, it is entirely do-able and the risk/reward is worth it. For some families, it may be difficult to sustain a commitment to therapy without proper insurance coverage. If this is you, ask your therapist about low cost options as practitoners in and around Chicago may have flexibility or sliding scales. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Chicago public health department.