Chicago Counseling offers a powerful resource that can help you reach real and lasting personal, professional, and relationship success through therapy. We offer premium counseling services including individual counseling, couples counseling, child and teen counseling, family counseling, and community education seminars.


General Counseling

 General Counseling

 

General counseling is for individuals who need support for a variety of concerns. This includes psychotherapy for depression, anxiety, self-esteem, life transitions, grief, bereavement and more. At Chicago Counseling, our clients are able to explore their feelings in a safe environment and gain tools for every day coping and healthy living.


Trauma Recovery - EMDR

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Traumatic experiences and distressing events can impact your daily life in sometimes obvious and often unexpected ways. Even if it occurred years ago, one might experience painful emotions, become stuck in unhelpful patterns, and have limiting and negative self-beliefs. EMDR is a highly researched and powerful therapy tool that can transform the effects of these experiences and renew a sense of empowerment and possibility. Click here to read more...


Performance anxiety and enhancement -emdr

Performance anxiety is a common issue for many of us. Past events, such as layoffs, receiving criticism, and messing up can impact our ability to reach our performance goals. You may not recall a specific event, but frequently feel inadequate and full of self-doubt. The EMDR protocol may be a viable option in helping you enhance your performance. Click here to read more...


Couples Counseling

 Couples Counseling

Couples counseling is for those in a committed partnership who would like to address relationship issues. Our counselors are experienced in dealing with couples therapy and our services include improving communication, managing conflict, enhancing intimacy, addressing anger, and support for those considering a separation. 


Child, Adolescent and Family Counseling

 Child, Adolescent and Family Counseling

Child, adolescent, and family counseling are flexible service options that may include parents, blended families, and even extended family members. We are trained to address a range of concerns and problems in child, teen and family counseling, such as: eating disorders, self-esteem, deliberate self-harm, bullying, addressing poor behavior, developing parenting techniques, increasing family communication, and settling after a separation, divorce or new marriage.


Parent-Child Interactive Therapy

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Parent-Child Interactive Therapy (PCIT) is for children 2-7 years old. This counseling service is a structured therapy where the parent/s interact with their child through the use of play. The parent/s are coached through a one-way mirror, while the counselor is on the other side giving instructions. It has been researched as a highly effective technique, and it facilitates the parent-child relationship and bond. PCIT is great for addressing child behavior, facilitating connection and interaction, building self-esteem, problems with eating, developing additional parenting skills, anger management, and more.


Pre-Marital and Marital Counseling

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Pre-marital counseling is a form of therapy for those who are preparing for marriage. Couples will take a PREPARE/ENRICH inventory that provides a comprehensive look at compatibility, potential conflict zones, and strength areas. This counseling service may provide a starting foundation on which to build a committed marriage.
 


Community Education

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Chicago Counseling, LLC offers a variety of community education courses around the city. The topics range from grief and bereavement to relationship enrichment. Please go to the contact page to inquire about specific talks, or to request that our community educator come to your event.