- Chicago -

Astute Counseling & Wellness Services
Rebecca E. Tenzer, M.A.T., M.A., L.C.S.W, C.C.T.P., C.G.C.S., C.C.A.T.P. (Neuroscience), C.F.C.T.

Specializing in in Anxiety, Panic, Depression, Grief, Trauma, Life Transitions, and Couples Therapy.
We are passionate and dedicated to helping adults live happier, healthier, and more productive lives. Through personalized psychotherapy approaches, we will work together to address your concerns, renew your sense of enjoyment of life, regain control over your life, and develop effective ways to cope with challenges.

BlueCross and BlueShield; Out of Network; Call for details.

- Chicago -

Dr. James R. McClymonds
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Psy.D., HSPP

Specializing in Psychological Testing and Evaluation, Relationship Issues, and Family Conflict.
I am passionate about offering support and guidance within your schedule. Whether you are interested in self-help resources to do at home, coming up with some answers together over a consultation and/or evaluation, or working together in therapy to make long-standing change, I look forward to helping you.

Beacon Health Options/ValueOptions, United Behavioral Health/Optum, Cigna, Medicare, BlueCross /Blue

If You Are Looking for a Therapist for Depression or Anxiety, the Top 20 by Simply Can Help.

Covid-19 has caused a global crisis. However, there is another crisis sweeping the nation that often goes undiscussed. That crisis is the rise in mental health issues.

Isolation and community shutdown, fear and grief are among the long list of issues causing a spike in people seeking counseling for anxiety and depression. Relationship problems are another crisis as people experience job loss, financial distress, working from home, and home…

- Chicagoland -

Counseling and Psychotherapy Centers

Specializing in Individual, Couple, Family and Group Counseling.
Our goal is to provide clients with affordable treatment in a sensitive and understanding manner, tailoring the treatment to their individual needs. Experienced and caring clinicians will work with you to determine the nature of your problems and develop a treatment plan to assist you in their resolution.

Accepts most insurance. Call for details about specific plans and coverage.

20 N Clark St, Suite 2650, Chicago, IL 60602

- Chicago -

Veduta Consulting, LLC
A New Perspective In Clinical Therapy and Psychoeducation

Specializing in Career Counseling, ADHD Counseling, Individual & Couple Counseling
We offer caring, personalized counseling services. Dr. Francesca Giordano is the principal partner of Veduta Consulting. Her clinical practice specializes in career counseling and relationship restoration. Morgan Kinney, MA, LCPC, is a clinical counselor working with diverse populations. His areas of focus include ADHD, depression, anxiety, and trauma.

Counselors at Veduta Consulting are in network with BCBS. Dr. Giordano’s fees are fee-for-service.

8S Michigan Ave, Suite 2800, Chicago, IL 60603

- Andersonville -

DLA Psychology Center
Dr. Damita LaRue & Associates

Chicago Therapists Specializing in Grief, Loss, and Medical Diagnoses
If you have recently lost a loved one, been diagnosed with a medical illness, or are living with a long-term illness and feeling like you don’t know where to turn, you don’t have to go through it alone. We provide a safe place to navigate the massive changes you have experienced and offer support in your next phase of life.

In-network provider with Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO, Blue Choice, and Medicare. Out-of-network provider for clients who have insurance with other companies.

5547 N. Ravenswood, Suite 103, Chicago, IL 60640

- Chicago -

Sarah Farris, MA, LCPC
Founder, Chicago Mind and Body

Specializing in Anxiety, Stress Management and Relationship Problems.
Stress and anxiety can damage your emotional and physical well being, and threaten job performance and relationships. Overthinking, self-doubt and worry can be distracting and make it harder to enjoy things in life. There is hope in alleviating anxiety to improve on your quality of life. I offer one-om-one counseling for anxiety and stress management.

BCBS PPO, Blue Choice and Out of Network.

4256 N. Ravenswood Ave., Suite 215, Chicago, IL 60613

The First Therapy Session: Knowing What to Expect

If you’ve never met with a therapist before, you might feel quite in the dark as to what the first appointment would be like. Will it be like meeting with a medical doctor? If not, what’s the etiquette? And when it comes to discussing your issues, where are you supposed to start? Alternatively, if you’ve had a bad therapy experience, you may feel unsure about what to expect from someone new. Here, I share some thoughts on what…

- Evanston -

Christine Koppe, LCSW
Clinical Social Work/Therapist

Specializing in Anxiety, Life Transitions and Trauma and PTSD.
My mission is to collaborate with you to identify, explore and achieve the full potential of your personal wellness goals. I offer counseling for depression and anxiety, mood disorders, and trauma. I bring my extensive and diverse clinical experience to help you heal, empower and overcome distressing life experiences.

Out of Network. Call for details.

1740 Ridge Ave, Suite LL15A1, Evanston, IL 60201

- Chicago -

Lumiere Children’s Therapy
Child Therapy Services

At Lumiere Children’s Therapy, we collaborate with your family to create a pathway for your child’s growth and possibility.
Our interdisciplinary team will work with one another to strengthen your child’s treatment plan. From newborn to 18 years old, we provide a variety of therapies to help your child navigate mental, emotional, and physical landscapes as they grow.

Lumiere Children’s Therapy therapists are approved providers on numerous insurance and managed behavioral health care networks.

1500 N Clybourn, Suite C-105, Chicago, IL 60610

- Chicago -

Joseph M. Behen, Ph.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Specializing in Depression, Anxiety and Relationship Issues.
Most people who work with me begin when painful experiences of anxiety and depression interfere with their ability to find joy and satisfaction in relationships and professionally. Psychotherapy with me usually begins with a discussion of the concerns, problems, and distress from which you are suffering and for which you seek relief.

Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO Plans and Out of Network.

180 N. Michigan Ave, #912, Chicago, IL 60601

- Northbrook -

Melanie Arons, Counseling & Consulting
Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychotherapy

Specializing in Parenting, Life Coaching and ADHD.
I work with children and families struggling with behavioral issues at home and in school; and with children and adults experiencing life transitions including depression, anxiety, eating disorders, relationship problems, anger, and other difficulties.

BlueCross/BlueShield PPO, and Out-Of Network provider.

900 Skokie Blvd, Suite 116, Northbrook, IL 60062

Case Conference: The Depressed Businessman
A Different Perspective on "The Worried Well"

Welcome back to Case Conference, and greetings to first timers. Here’s where we left off last time.

A depressed businessman is separated from his wife; he’s taken several antidepressants which he claims only help for a short time. He has two children, including a boy with Down Syndrome and the thought of breaking up the family is heart-breaking. He and his wife are trying to make a go of it, but he got it in his head that she’s…

- Naperville -

Angela Pezza Conway, Psy.D
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Specializing in ADHD, Trauma and PTSD, Children and Adolescents.
I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who has over 10 years of experience working with children, adolescents, adults and families, in a variety of mental health settings including: hospitals, private practice, therapeutic day schools, and community mental health.

* Aetna, BlueCross/BlueShield, Cigna, Humana, Magellan, Medicare, United Health Care, ValueOptions and many others.

Offices in Naperville and Yorkville.

- Chicago -

Betty Contorer
Clinical Psychologist

Counseling for Depression and Anxiety, Anger, and Relationship Issues.
For 27 years I have provided custom-tailored therapy for a wide diversity of people. Each person is unique and has specific problems so I do not assume that just one approach will help everyone. Instead I listen carefully to each person and provide step-by-step guidance for maximizing their satisfaction with life.

* Blue Cross PPO

1945 West Wilson Ave, Suite 6115, Chicago, IL 60640

- Chicago -

Payal Sud
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, ICDVP

Specializing in Depression, Anxiety and Domestic Violence.
Through collaboration, we together can create an individualized and comprehensive plan to help you create an identity of your own, integrate positive practices into your daily interactions, and grow to live a happy and healthy life.

Aetna, BlueCross / BlueShield, Cigna, Humana, Medicare, United Healthcare, and more...

Payal Sud has offices in multiple locations. Call for details.

- Chicago -

Kate Farrell, LCPC
Counseling + Psychotherapy

Specializing in Trauma and PTSD, Grief and Eating Disorders.
I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. I specialize in connecting with people in emotional pain. We work together and explore the obstacles in one's inner life. Positive outcomes happen when you feel a connection with your therapist. Curiosity is the only requirement.

Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO, Blue Choice plans and Out-of-Network.

180 North Michigan Ave, Suite 2411, Chicago, IL 60601

Social Anxiety
“I reject people before they have a chance to reject me!”

“I choose to be an outsider, I’d rather be alone,” was the unanimous stance of the members of my short-term, weekly group of young adults with a diagnosis of “social anxiety.” Not a tear was shed, just a statement of fact.

Still, even as they shared their all too similar stories of being bullied by their peers throughout childhood and their subsequent loss of faith and trust in humanity—they did join a…

- Chicago -

Clinical Social Work/Therapist

Counseling for Anxiety, Depression, Relationship Problems and Self Esteem.
Life can be demanding, difficult and often does not go as planned, leaving you stuck, without meaning, feeling out of control and behaving in ways which could be self-destructive. Through therapy, I can help you turn fear and self-doubt into empowerment and despair and helplessness into hope.

Aetna, Anthem, Blue Cross, Blue Shield, Empire, Multiplan, PHCS, Out of Network.

180 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 2406, Chicago, IL 60601

- Chicago -

Dr. Catharine Devlin, PsyD, CEDS
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

I am a Clinical Psychologist who specializes in Eating Disorders, Child and Adolescent Therapy, and Anxiety.
I offer individual and couples therapy to adults, utilizing a straightforward, collaborative approach.  If your child is struggling, I can help with a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues.

Illinois Blue Cross/Blue Shield PPO and Out of Network

Offices in the Downtown Chicago loop and South Barrington.

- Chicago -

Dr. Jonathan Smith, PsyD.
Andersonville Psychology

Specializing in Depression, Anxiety, and Trauma.
Andersonville Psychology was founded by Dr. Jonathan Smith with the goals of providing psychological assessment and psychotherapy that is evidence-based, trauma-informed, and affirmative of LGBTQ+ identities. We offer therapy for depression, counseling for relationship issues, identity exploration and development, and more.

5412 N. Clark St., Suite 220, Chicago, IL 60640

- Chicago -

Amy Pappas, LCSW
Child, Adolescent, Young Adult and Family Therapy

I Specialize in Child and Adolescent Therapy, Behavioral Issues, and Self-Esteem.
Starting therapy can be a daunting and overwhelming process. It is my goal to make it an easy and comfortable transition. I view therapy as a team approach including the child and/or adolescent, the family, community resources, and myself. We work together to best address the presenting challenge.

In-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield and accept many insurance plans as an out-of-network provider.

3047 N. Lincoln, Suite 404, Chicago, IL 60657