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.


Melissa Sanchez, LCPC, BC-DMT

Melissa Sanchez, LCPC, BC-DMT

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Board Certified Dance/Movement Therapist

155 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 603, Chicago, Illinois 60601 | 773-649-4135

My approach as a therapist is rooted in compassion and the belief that everyone has the ability to heal when provided with a safe, trustworthy and open-minded environment in which to explore one's emotional, psychological and body/mind experiences.

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.

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.

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.

Home Psych Services, P.C.

Home Psych Services, P.C.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist / Company President

800 E. Northwest Highway, Suite 106-B, Mount Prospect, Illinois 60056 | 847-867-7924

Home Psych Services, P.C. offers the full spectrum of behavioral healthcare in the comfort, safety, and convenience of your home. We offer individual and family psychotherapy, psychological testing, and medication management.

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.

Amanda Atkins, MS, LMFT

Amanda Atkins, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

4050 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60618 | 312-401-6574

I prefer a warm, collaborative approach to therapy and enjoy getting to know my clients and gaining an understanding of what brought them to their current place in life. I enjoy humor and believe laughter can (and often should) be part of the healing process.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.



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.