Counseling in Chicago, IL. Find the Right Therapist.

Safe, effective, and caring. Affordable therapists near you in Chicago, Illinois will help you make the changes you want.


James McClymonds, Psy.D., HSPP

James McClymonds, Psy.D., HSPP

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

55 East Monroe Street, Suite 3800, Chicago, Illinois 60603 | (312) 348-6296

I specialize in brief therapy for individuals, couples, and families seeking to improve their lives. I use a supportive and caring approach combined with analytical methods to help you feel better quickly. Additionally, I can provide psychological testing upon request.

Cassie Whitfield, LCSW

Cassie Whitfield, LCSW

Clinical Therapist

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

For many people dealing with stress, anxiety, depression, or trauma, emotions & thoughts can feel like they are constantly overwhelming and painful. They can often feel trapping, keeping you from enjoying life the way you'd like. However, it doesn’t have to stay that!

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.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

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

Grey Matters Intl & Dr. Kevin Fleming(cited expert for NY Times, CNN, Fortune, Sporting News)is all about bold thinking & neuroscience innovation in getting mood/behavior change when shrinking,feel good self-help, and pills aren't cutting it. Indiv/couples/family.

Jacob Rosser, PsyD

Jacob Rosser, PsyD

Clinical Psychologist

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

Do you feel held back from achieving your full potential? Trapped by feelings of anxiety or depression? Your story doesn't end here. Let me help you write the next chapter.

Matt Frantz, MA, LCPC

Matt Frantz, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

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

My goal is to create a safe and accepting environment in which to explore and understand your strengths, concerns and goals. As a non-judgmental, unbiased listener I can help you process thoughts, memories and feelings in order to experience healing and change.

Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center

Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center

40 Timberline Drive, Lemont, Illinois 60439 | (877) 247-8892

Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center, a female only program, is respected nationwide for its treatment of eating disorders, substance abuse, and mood disorders. Treatment is holistic, individualized, and nurturing; preparing women for the next phase in life.

Portrait Health Centers, Chicago, IL

Portrait Health Centers, Chicago, IL

Psychologists/Counselors/Dietitians/Psychological Testing

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

Specializing in Diagnosing and Treating Depression, Attention Deficit Disorders, Nutritional Needs, and Learning Differences in Children, Adults & Seniors

Jens Hussey, LCPC, CADC

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

My work has been profiled in the Chicago Tribune and I was a former staff therapist at one of the top psychiatric hospitals in the country. I specialize in helping executives, physicians, lawyers and other professionals transform and empower their lives.

Life Synergy, LLC, LCPC, CADC, NCC, BCC

Life Synergy, LLC, LCPC, CADC, NCC, BCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor, National Certified Counselor, Board Certified Coach

Available for Online Therapy

Life Synergy is a warm, safe haven for individuals of all ages to enhance their overall well-being. Each counselor holds a specialty that embraces life challenges in today's busy world. We are a group of passionate and compassionate therapists with open hearts!

Rene Berlind, MA, LCPC, MBA

Rene Berlind, MA, LCPC, MBA

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

180 N. Michigan Ave. Suite 1910, Chicago, Illinois 60601 | 847 400-6923

I think people respond best when they are understood and strive to listen patiently and completely to provide the best help that I can. I am passionate about my work, appreciate your trust and look froward to working together. If you're struggling, help is available.

Jade Wurster, MAAT, LPC

Jade Wurster, MAAT, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

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

I am a genuine counselor and art therapist who inspires harmony, discovers solutions with you, and promotes positive thinking through authentic and trustworthy interactions. Explore sensitive subjects and express yourself freely in a safe, caring environment.

Kristen Jacobsen, MA, LCPC

Kristen Jacobsen, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) / Psychotherapist

3166 N Lincoln Ave, Suite 207, Chicago, Illinois 60657 | 773.498.3799 (Ext. 1)

"Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained." - Arthur Somers Roche



You Have Found The Best Therapists in Chicago, IL. Let's Get Started and Change Your Life.

Welcome to our Illinois listing of values-centered therapists in Chicago IL. Counseling in Illinois with Theravive aims to be real and effective, going deep to resolve issues, heal broken relationships, and give you the right tools to move forward in a healthy and free way. Contact forms are "open" 24/7 it's free and easy to reach out, so select a Chicago therapist above and start your new journey today.

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.