Find a Therapist in Illinois

Finding a professional therapist you can trust can be challenging. That’s why we’ve created this directory, allowing you to find and connect with Illinois-based therapists that meet your needs. Browse our counselor directory to find licensed therapists in Illinois.


Phillip Barker

LCSW, CADC, CFSW
3 years experience
My name is Phillip, and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Chicago, Illinois with more than four years of experience working in private practice as a psychotherapist and coach. I have worked with clients who have come to me with a range of concerns, including sexual and gender identity, depression, anxiety, life transitions, relationship issues, career issues, and ADHD. I also have more than seven years of experience working with substance use issues... Read More
My name is Phillip, and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Chicago, Illinois with more than four years of experience working in private practice as a psychotherapist and coach. I have worked with clients who have come to... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 3 years

Dr. Meredith Hayes

Psy.D, L.C.P.C.
13 years experience
I'm a licensed therapist in the state of Illinois. I have been in the field for 13 years working together with people to better their lives. I've been honored to work with many different people going through many different things. My clients have presented with issues such as: Depression; Anxiety/OCD; Addiction; Trauma and Abuse; Eating Disorders; Self-Injury: Bi-Polar; Couples Issues; Life transitions and many more more. I would describe myself as an interactive therapist,... Read More
I'm a licensed therapist in the state of Illinois. I have been in the field for 13 years working together with people to better their lives. I've been honored to work with many different people going through many different... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 13 years

Diane Bailey Yoder

MS, LCPC, NCC
7 years experience
I have been helping individuals over the years to overcome many challenges. I am here to help guide you no matter what you are going through whether it be relationship concerns, life changes and transitions, career changes, grief, trauma, feelings of depression and/or feeling anxious. I have experience working with parenting concerns whether as a couple, co-parenting situations, or as single parents. I spent several years helping veterans with PTSD in both individual and group... Read More
I have been helping individuals over the years to overcome many challenges. I am here to help guide you no matter what you are going through whether it be relationship concerns, life changes and transitions, career changes, grief, trauma, feelings... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 7 years

Dr. Julia Kogan

PsyD
8 years experience
I am a licensed clinical psychologist with over 8 years of clinical experience. I have received training and supervision in university medical centers, state hospitals, college counseling centers, and private practice. I have specialized training in anxiety/stress, adjustment difficulties, sleep problems, relationship issues, career problems, and coping with chronic medical illness. I utilize a combination of cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused, positive psychology, and interpersonal therapies. I am also a Triple P Parenting certified instructor. Triple P is... Read More
I am a licensed clinical psychologist with over 8 years of clinical experience. I have received training and supervision in university medical centers, state hospitals, college counseling centers, and private practice. I have specialized training in anxiety/stress, adjustment difficulties, sleep... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 8 years

Terra Ogle

LCSW
15 years experience
I have been working in this field for 15 years. I received my undergraduate degree and Master of Social Work degree from the University of Illinois. Since then I have primarily treated issues such as suicidal ideation, depression, anxiety, and trauma history. My style is warm and supportive. I see myself as your tour guide as we navigate through the issues you want to work on. Being a social worker, I believe that... Read More
I have been working in this field for 15 years. I received my undergraduate degree and Master of Social Work degree from the University of Illinois. Since then I have primarily treated issues such as suicidal ideation, depression, anxiety,... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 15 years

Marsha Perfetti-McIntosh

LCPC, MA, MS
6 years experience
Your personal growth and your well-being are important! I am so glad that you are willing to take the first step by seeking out a licensed therapist to help you on this journey! I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with a MS in Health and an MA in Counseling. In addition, I am a Certified Health Coach with more than twenty years teaching experience in the areas of women’s health and human sexuality. For nearly... Read More
Your personal growth and your well-being are important! I am so glad that you are willing to take the first step by seeking out a licensed therapist to help you on this journey! I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 6 years

Patricia Stern

LCSW, MBA
30 years experience
Hi. I’m Patricia Stern, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Illinois, with over 25 years of experience as a therapist. I see older adolescents and adults of all ages. They may be anxious, depressed, grieving a loss or trying to cope with stress. They may have health or medical concerns; or just be looking to improve their life skills and to make decisions and plans that are helpful for them. I see myself as... Read More
Hi. I’m Patricia Stern, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Illinois, with over 25 years of experience as a therapist. I see older adolescents and adults of all ages. They may be anxious, depressed, grieving a loss or trying to... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 30 years

Dana Hall

LCPC, MA, CTT, (TF-CBT), Trauma, Therapist
15 years experience
Welcome! I am so glad you are here. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and Trauma Therapist in Chicago, Illinois. I have an extensive background working in the field of education and mental health with over 20 years of experience. Before entering private practice I've worked for several of the top therapeutic treatment facilities, served as a crisis management specialist, professional consultant, educator, and senior supervising therapist. This is a 'judgement-free zone' to... Read More
Welcome! I am so glad you are here. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and Trauma Therapist in Chicago, Illinois. I have an extensive background working in the field of education and mental health with over 20 years... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 15 years

Lori Melhart

LCSW
18 years experience
Hi! I am Lori A. Melhart, LCSW. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, I am a certified Life Coach, I am also certified in Cognitive Behavior Therapy. I have recently earned my diploma in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction. I have tools to help with chronic pain, anxiety and depression. I have over 18 years experience in helping people feel better about themselves and the roles they have. I specialize in local... Read More
Hi! I am Lori A. Melhart, LCSW. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, I am a certified Life Coach, I am also certified in Cognitive Behavior Therapy. I have recently earned my diploma in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction.... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 18 years

Sindy Ortiz-Corona

LCPC
9 years experience
As a therapist, I believe in providing a safe space where my clients can feel seen, heard and understood. They may be feeling overwhelmed or stuck, or the circumstances of their lives feel beyond their ability to cope. I embrace a holistic approach, including, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person Centered Therapy, Mindfulness, and Solution Focused Therapy to meet my client’s needs. I believe it is important that clients have a say in their healing journey, therefore... Read More
As a therapist, I believe in providing a safe space where my clients can feel seen, heard and understood. They may be feeling overwhelmed or stuck, or the circumstances of their lives feel beyond their ability to cope. I embrace... Read More
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  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Experience: 9 years

Dipa Patel

LPC, MA
4 years experience
I treat adults diagnosed with psychosis, mood disorders like depression, bipolar, and anxiety. I also work with children and adolescents diagnosed with neurodevelopmental disorders of ADHD and autism spectrum. I have experience providing treatment in outpatient, inpatient, school, home, and community. Individual, group & family therapy. Read More
I treat adults diagnosed with psychosis, mood disorders like depression, bipolar, and anxiety. I also work with children and adolescents diagnosed with neurodevelopmental disorders of ADHD and autism spectrum. I have experience providing treatment in outpatient, inpatient, school, home, and community. Individual, group & family therapy. Read More
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  • Languages: English, Gujarati and Hindi
  • Experience: 4 years

Rebecca Castro

LCSW
11 years experience
Rebecca aims at providing a calm, unbiased, and safe space for clients in their journey to wellness. Recognizing that each individual's circumstances, strengths and challenges are unique, Rebecca utilizes an array of interventions to help clients achieve their personal goals in treatment. Read More
Rebecca aims at providing a calm, unbiased, and safe space for clients in their journey to wellness. Recognizing that each individual's circumstances, strengths and challenges are unique, Rebecca utilizes an array of interventions to help clients achieve their personal goals in treatment. Read More
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  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Experience: 11 years

Meerae Zastoupil

M.S., LMFT
6 years experience
My passion is bringing a helping hand to individuals during this time who experience depression, anxiety, trauma, & relationship problems. Each of us thrive to reach our highest potential, but we all face barriers that can limit us from achieving this. Together we will overcome those barriers and help you create a meaningful and fulfilling life. Read More
My passion is bringing a helping hand to individuals during this time who experience depression, anxiety, trauma, & relationship problems. Each of us thrive to reach our highest potential, but we all face barriers that can limit us from achieving this. Together we will overcome those barriers and help you create a meaningful and fulfilling life. Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 6 years

Cesar Pajarillo

NCC, LPC, MS, DMin,
16 years experience
Cesar subscribes to a holistic approach in mental health and integrates the care of the body, mind, and spirit in his clinical practice. He offers counseling support that creates hope and healing for his client’s life by walking with them in their journey no matter where they find themselves at the moment. Read More
Cesar subscribes to a holistic approach in mental health and integrates the care of the body, mind, and spirit in his clinical practice. He offers counseling support that creates hope and healing for his client’s life by walking with them in their journey no matter where they find themselves at the moment. Read More
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  • Languages: English,Spanish,Italian and Filipino
  • Experience: 16 years

Julie Love-Richardson

LPC
2 years experience
Julie’s approach to counseling is rooted in CBT and person-centered therapy. She incorporates mindfulness practice and elements of dialectical behavior therapy in her work with clients. She values developing a meaningful and collaborative relationship with clients and has respect for personal values, choices and lifestyles. Read More
Julie’s approach to counseling is rooted in CBT and person-centered therapy. She incorporates mindfulness practice and elements of dialectical behavior therapy in her work with clients. She values developing a meaningful and collaborative relationship with clients and has respect for personal values, choices and lifestyles. Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 2 years

Gina Spielman

LCSW
25 years experience
Credentials include: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Illinois); Certified Hypnotist; Certified Mental Health Integrative Medicine Provider; Certified in Natural Holistic Remedies. Free 20-min initial consult where we explore what you are seeking and your needs. From there you will have a better sense of your plan going forward. Read More
Credentials include: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Illinois); Certified Hypnotist; Certified Mental Health Integrative Medicine Provider; Certified in Natural Holistic Remedies. Free 20-min initial consult where we explore what you are seeking and your needs. From there you will have a better sense of your plan going forward. Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 25 years

Elissette Villegas

LCSW, CADC
13 years experience
I believe therapy is a partnership and I will work with you to design the best course of treatment with interventions centered around Cognitive Behavioral, EMDR, Family Systems, Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic and Solution Focused modalities. Read More
I believe therapy is a partnership and I will work with you to design the best course of treatment with interventions centered around Cognitive Behavioral, EMDR, Family Systems, Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic and Solution Focused modalities. Read More
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  • Languages: English and Spanish
  • Experience: 13 years

Betsy Gilpin

LPC, MA
7 years experience
My practice focuses on children & adults who primarily struggle with anxiety, depression, relationship/family issues, and trauma. I have specialized training in sexual assault & domestic violence. Using a creative approach, I incorporate interactive activities such as journaling, art, play and mindfulness alongside other therapies. Read More
My practice focuses on children & adults who primarily struggle with anxiety, depression, relationship/family issues, and trauma. I have specialized training in sexual assault & domestic violence. Using a creative approach, I incorporate interactive activities such as journaling, art, play and mindfulness alongside other therapies. Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 7 years