- 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…

- 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

- 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 -

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 -

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 -

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

- 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 -

Paul David Wadler, Ph.D.

I Specialize in Relationship Problems, 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. 

180 Michigan Ave, #1820, Chicago, IL 60601

- Chicago -

Dr. Joseph Gerard Potaczek, PsyD
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.

Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO, Medicare, and Out of Network.

77 W. Washington St, Suite 2110, Chicago, IL 60602

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…

- Chicago -

Dr. Kate Hinkle, PsyD

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.

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. 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.

In-network with Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO, and complimentary billing for out of network insurance companies.

offices is in downtown Chicago and Arlington Heights.

- 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