- Chicago -

Astute Counseling & Wellness Services
Rebecca E. Tenzer, MAT, MA, LCSW, CCTP, CGCS, CCATP (Neuroscience), CCFP, CIMPH

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…

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Aida Pigott
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CADC, BCD

Specializing in Grief, Anxiety and Addiction.
I believe, while there is no cure from grief, there is healing. Therefore, an empathic support as we journey into the darkness and unfamiliarity of grief is essential. I invite you into a space where grief does not have an expiration date and where there are as many ways to grieve as there are grievers.

Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, CompPsych, ERS, Magellan, Medicare, Multiplan . . .

3047 North Lincoln Ave., Suite 400, Chicago, IL 60657

- 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 -

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

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…

- 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

- Chicago -

Dr. David Berkman, PsyD
Michigan Avenue Psychotherapy

Specializing in Relationship Issues, Anxiety, and Depression.
I work with individuals from problematic families including adults who grew up with parents suffering from alcoholism and parents who have mental illness. I have specialized training related to working with individuals experiencing depression and anxiety, and relational difficulties. I also have specialized experience providing services specific to law students and lawyers.

In network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield PPO. We can also bill as an out of network provider.

205 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1660, Chicago, IL 60601

- 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