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Perspectives
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.

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

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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.

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

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…

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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…

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


Specializing in Anxiety, Stress Management and Relationship Issues.
Stress and anxiety can damage your emotional and physical wellbeing, and threaten job performance and relationships. Overthinking, self-doubt and worry can be distracting and make it harder to enjoy things in life. You may feel uncertain if things could change, but there is hope in alleviating anxiety to improve on your quality of life.

Insurance
BCBS PPO, Blue Choice and Out of Network.

25 E. Washington, #1717, Chicago, IL 60602

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

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Paul David Wadler, Ph.D.
Psychologist


I Specialize in Relationship Issues, Depression, and Family Counseling. 
My individual work helps you build on your strengths while you gain a healthier perspective on what you may currently perceive as weaknesses. I want to help you understand and appreciate the unique combination of gifts you have to draw on. 

Dr. Joseph Gerard Potaczek, PsyD., LCP
Loops Psychology


Specializing in Depression, Stress, and Anxiety.
Do you find yourself unhappy, depressed or anxious? Do you feel that no matter what you have tried, nothing changes? I help clients in positively addressing unhelpful patterns and life obstacles. People are able to make positive changes in their lives.

Myth: Psychological Tests Take an X-ray of Your Unconscious Mind
What testing actually tell us, why it’s valuable, and why it isn’t mind reading.

We live in an age of not just X-rays, but CT scans, PET scans and MRIs.  We’re able to see the human brain with greater clarity than ever before, and we’ve come to view these techniques as standard medical practice.  In contrast, the notion that someone could…

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Dr. Kate Hinkle, PsyD.
Psychologist



The process of therapy is a highly personalized journey, and I approach the therapy relationship from an open and collaborative perspective. I predominantly utilize interpersonal, mindfulness, and family systems theories to inform my clinical work.

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Dr. Sara Schwarzbaum, Ed.D, LMFT, LCPC
Founder, Couples Counseling Now


Specializing in Relationship Issues, Parenting, and Family Conflict.
Choosing a professional you can trust can be challenging. We have a problem-solving approach that combines education, coaching and counseling and is based on the latest research.

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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.