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Cathryn Biga

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC
Depression-Couples counseling-Anxiety-Substance abuse-Life transitions-Loss and grief-
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Professional statement

Cathryn Biga is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Mt. Prospect, IL who has extensive experience working with high school and college students and adults across the lifespan. She also has experience working with couples, including those going through a divorce, and families. She specializes in depression, anxiety and panic disorders, life transitions, substance and alcohol abuse, and grief and loss.

Cathryn takes a solution-focused, goal-oriented approach and primarily utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Her sessions are client-centered and frequently involve helping her clients develop realistic goals. She works with her clients to develop healthier coping strategies and learn how to manage their symptoms on a day-to-day basis.

Cathryn cares about each of her clients and is there to help them grow and take control of their lives. She has been a therapist for over a decade and worked in hospital settings before starting her private practice. Her office is conveniently located right near the Mt. Prospect Metra station. She looks forward to meeting you.

Message to clients

Taking care of you is a healthy and productive way to be the best version of yourself.

Work and Education

CTB Counseling, Private Practice
Northshore Healthcare Systems
Chicago Lakeshore Hospital

National Board of Certified Counselors, Nationally Certified Counselor, 2005
National Louis University, MS in Human Services and Counseling, 2001
Elmhurst College, Bachelors in Interdepartmental Communications, 1998


Illinois: 180.006217




Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Substance abuse - Reducing and preventing the negative impact of drug and alcohol use and addictions on physical, emotional, and relational health

Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress

Loss and grief - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance


  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


  • Aetna
  • Aetna Student Health Insurance
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • Cigna

Cathryn Biga is accepting clients using listed insurances, paying listed fees, or using health insurance out-of-network benefits other than:

  • Humana
  • Multiplan or PHCS
  • Northwestern University Student Health Insurance (Aetna)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$130 (55min)
  • Sliding scale:$100 - $130
  • Initial session:$150 (55min)
  • Couples sessions:$130 (55min)
  • Family sessions:$130 (55min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Direct billing
Payment options
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Zelle
  • IvyPay
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly

Client testimonials

"Cathryn was instantly easy to connect with. It didn’t take but one 10-minute call before I knew I could work very well with her."
- Zencare client April 2021
"I didn’t feel rushed. She was great to speak with and very accommodating to my schedule!"
- Zencare client February 2021
"Cathryn explained everything she does and how she does her therapy sessions. I liked the fact that she asked questions."
- Zencare client January 2021
"Cathryn was direct and kind. I look forward to our first session."
- Zencare client July 2020
"She was friendly and informative about what we could expect moving forward."
- Zencare client January 2022
"Cathryn couldn’t be more wonderful. Caring. Understanding. Insightful. Kind."
- Zencare client September 2022
"Cathryn was timely on her call and was a thoughtful and careful listener. We are looking forward to meeting with her."
- Zencare client September 2023
"Cathryn presented herself well. She spoke clearly and understandably."
- Zencare client December 2023

Book a Free Initial Consultation

The practice will call you for a free 10min phone call to discuss your needs and ensure a match!

This provider has no upcoming call times available.