Latifat Cabirou, Therapist in Illinois — Zencare
Latifat  Cabirou
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Latifat Cabirou


Psychologist, PhD
Illinois Accepting Online
Updated June 22, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • College & graduate student mental health
  • Cultural adjustment
  • Identity development
  • Relationship issues
  • Mood disorders
  • Racism, oppression, and discrimination

Professional statement

Dr. Latifat Cabirou offers a warm, empathic, and collaborative therapy space that reflects her passion for helping individuals build more authentic and meaningful lives. She is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who has worked with individuals across the lifespan and finds great joy in working with adolescents, young adults, and middle-aged adults. Dr. Cabirou has worked with clients with various presenting concerns including depression, anxiety, life transition, stress, relationship issues, identity, education/career, and family-of-origin. She has specialized training in working with college students, immigrants, and trauma survivors.

Dr. Cabirou's clinical experiences in emergency rooms, inpatient psychiatric hospitals, community counseling centers, and university counseling centers has allowed her to experience clients at different phases of their journeys through wellness. This has helped Dr. Cabirou to be well-attuned to clients' unique needs and be creative with how clients are supported in working towards therapy goals.

Dr. Cabirou's approach to therapy is rooted in existential & interpersonal therapies, which allows her and clients to focus on understanding the self and the meaning clients make out of their experiences, while attending to their interpersonal relationships and social functioning. Dr. Cabirou also regularly incorporates techniques and interventions from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to achieve therapy goals. Regardless of clients' presenting concerns, Dr. Cabirou's culture-centered approach allows her to attend to the intersections of clients' cultural identities and how it impacts their experience of the world.

Message to clients

I am committed to providing culturally responsive services to individuals from marginalized and underrepresented backgrounds, especially with regards to racial/ethnic minorities, immigrants, LGBTQ+, and Muslims. I am aware that for many people, deciding to see a therapist and selecting who to trust your life narrative with is a big decision. You are welcome to schedule a free 15-minute consultation with me to discuss how we may work together.

I respond promptly to phone calls and emails.


College & graduate student mental health - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school and career stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, drug or alcohol issues, eating disorders, and anxiety and/or depression.

Cultural adjustment - Acclimating to a new environment; managing stress and coping with feelings of loss and separation from familiar people and places

Identity development - Understanding, accepting, and strengthening one’s sense of self through the exploration of family, work, and personal values; addressing issues such as, race, class, gender, and sexual orientation, in the context of self experience

Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Mood disorders - Clinical depression, persistent depression, bipolar disorder, and other mood disorders that cause disturbances in the client's mood, causing mood swings, restless sleep, and/or elevated mood

Racism, oppression, and discrimination - Exploring how racism, oppression, and discrimination impacts one’s life, including relationships, work life, and self-esteem; growing self-care practices to combat the negative emotions that arise when faced with identity-based adverse experiences


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


Latifat Cabirou is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $175 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $120 - $175


Online Sessions (Illinois)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 10am - 4pm
  • Tue 9am to 7pm
  • Wed 9am to 2pm
  • Thu 2pm to 7pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed


Illinois: 071010777