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.


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

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

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. is a well-respected, multi-specialty group practice that has been serving the behavioral healthcare needs of individuals and families in Metro Chicago since 2000.

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.

Mei-whei Chen, Ph.D

Mei-whei Chen, Ph.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

6677 N Lincoln Ave, Suite 234B, , Lincolnwood, Illinois 60712 | 847–915–0331

Dr. Mei-whei Chen here, I am passionate about providing integrated counseling and therapy where you can feel safe in a nourishing environment – where you can experience relief from your symptoms and renew sense of connectedness with yourself and in your relationships.

Joseph Gerard Potaczek, Psy.D.

Joseph Gerard Potaczek, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

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

You can make positive changes in your life. Are you feeling stuck or experience stress, anxiety or unhappiness? I can help you get back feeling happy and healthy again. Contact me for free consultation.

Jon Dodds, PhD, LCPC

Jon Dodds, PhD, LCPC

License Clinical Professional Counselor

150 N Michigan Ave, Suite 800, Chicago, Illinois 60601 | 312-741-0915

Dealing with something difficult? You can feel better sooner than you may realize. I provide counseling for anxiety, PTSD, performance issues, relationship issues, anger and guilt. Schedule an appointment today at jondoddscounseling.com.

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.

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.

Bradley Sears, M.A., LCPC

Bradley Sears, M.A., LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

1200 W. Sherwin Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60626 | 773-495-1426

Therapy can help you deepen your relationships and cultivate more compassion, resilience, meaning or purpose. My approach, a synthesis of a range of theoretical orientations, is built on a foundation of empathy, acceptance and trust. Let's

Julianne Neely, MSW, LCSW

Julianne Neely, MSW, LCSW

Play Therapist

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

Are you worried about your child or teenager? I create a supportive environment that incorporates parents as part of the treatment process. Together we can help your child find their strengths, overcome challenges, and begin to thrive.

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.



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.