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About US

Mission Statement

Chicago Counseling is a powerful mental health resource to reach real and lasting personal, professional, and relationship success through therapy. We offer premium counseling services including individual counseling, mental health telehealth, online PTSD therapy, couples counseling, child and teen counseling, family counseling, and community education seminars. Even if you’re not located in the Chicago area, it’s easy to schedule a telemental health appointment with a Chicago Counseling telehealth therapist online, so you can get help without leaving your home.

Our Clinicians

Chicago Counseling is a private practice that focuses on work with individuals, couples, families, children, and adolescents. All of our therapists are trained in dealing with issues relating to mood, depression, anxiety, stress management and life transitions. They specialize in EMDR therapy. We provide a wide range of services and every therapist is trained, licensed and up to date with continuing education requirements.

Katherine Wheeler, MA, LPC, EMDR-T

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Are you a high achiever or perfectionist who has experienced childhood trauma? Break free from the cycle of stress and self-criticism with Katherine Wheeler, your guide to reclaiming authentic success and genuine well-being.

Specializing in trauma recovery, Katherine understands the profound impact of past experiences on your drive for perfection and achievement. With evidence-based techniques like EMDR and CBT, she'll help you untangle the threads of your life, cultivate resilience, and find balance.

With a touch of humor and a supportive environment, Katherine will empower you to redefine success on your terms and create a life of fulfillment and self-compassion. Embark on a transformative journey of healing and growth, where mind, body, and soul come together for holistic well-being.

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Rachel Cooper, MSW, LSW, EMDR-T

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Are you ready to break free from the grip of anxiety, panic, phobias, or trauma? Meet Rachel, your compassionate and dedicated mental health therapist.

She specializes in helping you overcome the challenges that hold you back from a brighter and happier future. With expertise in evidence-based techniques, including the powerful EMDR, Rachel empowers you to take control of your healing journey.

Her down-to-earth and personable approach creates a safe space where you can laugh, shift perspectives, and conquer obstacles. Together, you'll set goals, find practical solutions, and unlock resilience and confidence, creating lasting change and well-being.

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Rachael Miller, LCPC, NCC, EMDR-C, EAC

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Rachael is the Clinical Director of Chicago Counseling, Managing Partner of Clinical and Health Innovations at Impact Alchemy, and Executive Board Member at EMDRIA. She is a Board Certified, Licensed Clinical Therapist known globally for her work in mental health, creating dozens of innovative community programs, education seminars, and intervention optimization projects.

She specializes in the neurobiology-informed practice of trauma recovery, including the treatment of PTSD, anxiety, depression, self-injury, and relationship conflict. She works with all populations including adults, children, adolescents, and couples.

Additionally Rachael is a Provider Consultant and Certified in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy, and is specialty trained in Parent-Child Interactive Therapy (PCIT), PREPARE/ENRICH marital and premarital counseling, Sensate Focusing for sexual problems with couples. Click here to view her Psychology Today profile.