- Chicago -

Rebecca E. Tenzer, MAT, LCSW
Astute Counseling Services, LLC


Specializing in in Anxiety, Depression, and Coping Skills.
I’m a passionate Chicago therapist who is dedicated to helping people of all ages and backgrounds 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 future challenges.

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

- Chicago -

Emily Lapetino
Counselor, MA, LCPC


Specializing in Depression, Anxiety and Grief.
I'm warm, compassionate, and down to earth. I'm passionate about my work, and value honest and supportive relationships with my clients.I value wholistic health and view it as crucial in maintaining one's resiliency, well-being and sense of hope in the world.

Insurance
BlueCross/BlueShield and Out of Network.

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…

- 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.

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

- Chicago -

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.

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

Betty Contorer
Clinical Psychologist


Specializing in Relationship Issues, Depression and Anxiety.
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.

Insurance
* Blue Cross PPO

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

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.

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

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

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…

- Chicago -

Wendi Lev, LCSW, ACSW, CADC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist


Specializing in Anxiety, Depression, Relationships 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.

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

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

- 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.

Insurance
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO Plans and Out of Network.

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

- Chicago -

David Berkman, PsyD., LCP
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.

- 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. 

- 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.