Therapists near Cook County, Illinois — Zencare

Therapists near Cook County, Illinois

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Shaysa Esther Villa

Shaysa Esther Villa

Therapist
47 W Polk St
AnxietyTraumaRelationshipsInfidelityRace and cultural identitySelf-esteem
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Cappy   Silver

Cappy Silver

Therapist
Couples counseling
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Accepting new clients online

Sista Afya Community Mental Wellness

Sista Afya Community Mental Wellness

Group practice
Anxiety Depression Life transitions Trauma Work stressWomen's issues
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Accepting new clients in-person & online

Roseina  Britton

Roseina Britton

Therapist
Academic challengesAdjustment difficulties & disorders Anxiety Depression Stress managementBurnout
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Accepting new clients online

George  Hogenson

George Hogenson

Therapist
53 West Jackson Boulevard
TraumaSpirituality & religionAge-related concernsCareer counselingCollege & graduate student mental healthExistential crisis
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Accepting new clients online

Greater Chicago Counseling Center

Greater Chicago Counseling Center

Group practice
480 North McClurg Court
AnxietyDepressionRelationship issuesSex addictionSex therapyCommunication
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Accepting new clients online

Essentia Therapy

Essentia Therapy

Group practice
Couples counseling Anxiety Sexual health & dysfunction LGBTQIA, gender, and sexuality topics Relationship issuesCommunication issues

Accepting new clients online

Betty  Hailu

Betty Hailu

Therapist
Adjustment difficulties & disorders Anxiety Depression Life transitionsPost-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)Conflict resolution

Accepting new clients online

Agata Daria Kubinska

Agata Daria Kubinska

Therapist
Attachment issuesCultural adjustment Life transitionsSelf-esteem Stress managementWomen's issues
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Generations Behavioral Healthcare

Generations Behavioral Healthcare

Group practice
15 Spinning Wheel Road
Psychiatric medication managementAnxietyDepressionDefiant behavior in childrenCouples counselingSelf-esteem
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Accepting new clients online

Samiha  Jallouqa

Samiha Jallouqa

Therapist
333 Michigan Avenue
Culturally/ethnically diverse and historically marginalized populationsArab-American and Muslim mental healthCollege mental healthIdentity development and self-esteemRelationshipsTrauma
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Candice  Love

Candice Love

Therapist
Anxiety Life transitionsFamily issuesIdentity developmentRace & cultural identity Depression
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Accepting new clients online

Edwin  Caraballo

Edwin Caraballo

Therapist
Anxiety Trauma Loss, grief, and bereavementAnger managementPost-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)Men's health

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Artesian Collaborative

Artesian Collaborative

Group practice
Cross-cultural issuesAnxietyDepressionTraumaCouples counselingFamily sessions
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Nancy  Curotto

Nancy Curotto

Therapist
655 West Irving Park Road
AnxietyDepressionLife transitionsLoss and griefParentingPet Loss and Bereavement
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Accepting new clients online

Kelli  Fitzgerald

Kelli Fitzgerald

Therapist
1300 West Belmont Avenue
DepressionAnxietyPerformance stressAttachmentSpirituality and religionCaretakers
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Emily  Hanneman

Emily Hanneman

Therapist
4809 North Ravenswood Avenue
LGBTQIA topicsTraumaAnxietyDepressionADHDStress management
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Accepting new clients in-person & online

Sarah  Khazoum

Sarah Khazoum

Therapist
Relationship issues & life transitionsIdentity development & self-esteemEmotional trauma Loss, grief, and bereavement DepressionCollege & graduate student mental health
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Kanchan  Parkash

Kanchan Parkash

Therapist
Relationship issuesFamily issues Life transitions Loss, grief, and bereavementRace & cultural identityTherapist's mental health
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

John  Jauch

John Jauch

Therapist
1319 Butterfield Road
AnxietyDepressionGroup therapyPost-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
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Accepting new clients in-person & online

Alayna  Samson

Alayna Samson

Therapist
Relationship issuesIdentity development Life transitions Anxiety DepressionEmotional Trauma
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

James  Gresh

James Gresh

Therapist
College & graduate student mental healthChildhood trauma Relationship issues Anxiety Life transitions Loss, grief, and bereavement
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Accepting new clients in-person & online

Ryan  McGillicuddy

Ryan McGillicuddy

Therapist
Eating disorders & disordered eating Trauma Life transitions Loss, grief, and bereavement LGBTQIA, gender, and sexuality topicsCollege & graduate student mental health

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Best Therapies

Best Therapies

Group practice
Anxiety Depression LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics Trauma
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Roamers Therapy

Roamers Therapy

Group practice
Anxiety Couples counseling Depression LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topicsRace & cultural identity Trauma
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

InTouch & Motion

InTouch & Motion

Group practice
4028 Illinois 19
TraumaAnxietySexual traumaLife transitionsExistential crisesArtists' mental health
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Grant  Barlow

Grant Barlow

Therapist
Depression Anxiety Physical wellness Trauma Work stressSpirituality & religion
Zencare Vetted

Waitlist available in-person

Joyce  Hennelly

Joyce Hennelly

Therapist
AnxietyDepressionLoss and griefRelationshipsLife transitionsInfertility counseling
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Illumination Psychotherapy, PLLC

Illumination Psychotherapy, PLLC

Group practice
Anxiety Attachment issues Depression LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics Life transitions Trauma
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Nefertiti  Nowell

Nefertiti Nowell

Therapist
1813 North Mill Street
TraumaCouples counselingDepressionCultural adjustmentSelf-esteem
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FAQs about how to find a therapist in Cook County, Illinois

How do I find a therapist in Cook County, Illinois?

Find a therapist near you in Cook County, Illinois on Zencare. Narrow your search by using filters like insurance, therapy budget specialty, and provider identity. Mental health professionals on Zencare are vetted for their extensive experience treating individual adults, children and adolescents, as well as couples and families. Explore each potential therapist profile to learn more about their specialties, and watch an introductory video to get a sense of their personality. Book a free initial call to find the right therapist for you!

Does insurance cover therapy in Cook County, Illinois?

Yes, most Cook County, Illinois health insurance carriers provide mental health benefits that cover therapy. However, the exact amount of coverage will vary based on the plan details and whether the selected provider is in-network or out-of-network with your insurance. If the therapist is in-network with your insurance, you’ll pay only a copay at each session after meeting your annual deductible. If the therapist is out-of-network with your insurance, you may still be able to receive reimbursement after paying the fee at the time of therapy session. If you have a PPO or POS insurance plan, you can likely receive some reimbursement when you see a therapist out-of-network in Cook County, Illinois. If you have an HMO, EPO, or Medicaid/Medicare plan, you likely cannot receive reimbursement, and would be responsible for the full out-of-network session fee. Note that services designed to treat topics which are not diagnosed mental health conditions, such as couples counseling and life coaching, are not typically covered by health insurance. The potential mental health provider must also be a licensed therapist in your state for the insurance company to cover services.

How do I find an affordable therapist in Cook County, Illinois?

Many therapists offer a sliding scale, or a range of session fees based on financial need to clients who would not otherwise be able to afford typical therapy rates in Cook County, Illinois. If you are struggling to pay for therapy, consider asking for a sliding scale, looking for an in-network therapist, or seeking services through a local agency, college counseling center, or hospital.

How can I make an appointment with a therapist in Cook County, Illinois?

Start your search for an appointment with a therapist in Cook County, Illinois on Zencare. Many mental health professionals located in Cook County, Illinois require clients to have an introductory call before booking a full appointment online. In this free call, the prospective therapist will ask about your goals for treatment, and make sure that their skills, specialized training, and scope of private practice are a match for your mental health issues. At the same time, you should assess if you feel comfortable talking with the therapist, as studies show that the most important determinant of successful therapy is the relationship between therapist and client. After an initial call, you’ll typically be given the option to book an appointment with the therapist, or continue your search if it’s not a good fit. At the initial session, you’ll likely discuss the therapeutic process and determine goals for your personal growth. Common therapy goals include learning effective coping strategies to deal with negative feelings, increasing self-awareness, and gaining a deeper understanding and insight into relationship patterns.

How can I find a therapist in Cook County, Illinois who sees clients after hours?

Find a therapist who sees clients after hours on Zencare. Many therapists in Cook County, Illinois offer appointments outside of traditional business hours. Simply filter by Office Hours under More Filters to choose the time of day that works best for you, whether that be early morning before work, in the evenings, or even over the weekend. After hours sessions are a good option for busy individuals, couples, and families dealing with hectic schedules and who need a flexible option for their mental health care.

How do I find a therapist in Cook County, Illinois who offers in-person sessions?

Find a therapist who offers in-person sessions on Zencare. Many therapists in Cook County, Illinois have resumed offering in-person sessions; you can filter by “In-Person” to find a provider who is accepting new clients for in-office sessions. You can also search by map to find providers in Cook County, Illinois near you. While some clients prefer in-person sessions because they offer a safe, neutral ground for the session to take place, for the widest range of therapist options, consider expanding your search to also include providers licensed in your state who offer telehealth, or therapy sessions via remote video call.

How do I find a therapist in Cook County, Illinois who offers online sessions?

Find a therapist who offers online sessions on Zencare. Most therapists in Cook County, Illinois continue to offer appointments online; you can filter by “Online” to find a provider who is accepting new clients for teletherapy sessions. In order to see a therapist, they must be licensed to provide online sessions to clients living in your state. Online therapy is different from text therapy, or asynchronous therapy; online therapy offers the same consistent relationship with a local Cook County, Illinois therapist that an in-person session would, with sessions taking place via phone or a video sessions through a secure teletherapy platform. Online therapy sessions are a convenient way to find a therapist near Cook County, Illinois without leaving the comfort of your home or office.

Where can I get mental health therapy in Cook County, Illinois?

Start your search for mental health therapy in Cook County, Illinois on Zencare. All therapists are quality-vetted for excellence in clinical care. When you’re struggling with your mental health, it might be time to seek professional support in the form of counseling services, couples therapy, or psychiatric medication management. There are a wide range of private practice therapists to choose from in Cook County, Illinois; consider narrowing your search by criteria like insurance carrier, therapy budget, specialty, or provider identity to find a great fit!

How can I start therapy in Cook County, Illinois?

Start your search for a great therapist in Cook County, Illinois on Zencare. First, consider any logistic limitations, like how far you are willing to travel outside of Cook County, Illinois or if you are open to online sessions with a local provider. Also consider how much your therapy budget is, and when you are available for therapy. Then, make a list of priorities for your ideal therapist: do they match your identity, or have expertise in a specific area like anxiety or depression? There is no one reason to start therapy; many individuals in Cook County, Illinois go see a therapist when they need help to move forward through a difficult time, cope with symptoms of a mental illness such as a mood disorder, navigate life transitions, process relationship difficulties or improve their behavioral health. Use your priorities to filter on Zencare by insurance, speciality, and availability. Look through a few provider profiles to find the therapist you might click with, watch their introductory videos, and book a free call to find a great personal fit!

What kinds of mental health providers are available in Cook County, Illinois?

There are many different kinds of mental health providers available in Cook County, Illinois, including psychologists, clinical social workers, and mental health counselors. As long as the provider is licensed in your state, the factor that matters most to therapy outcomes is the therapeutic alliance, or the relationship you build with your therapist. Common types of therapy provided in Cook County, Illinois include cognitive therapies, like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and insight-oriented therapies like psychodynamic therapy. Other providers offer a blend of techniques for a more interpersonal, holistic approach. Some mental health therapists in Cook County, Illinois also offer specialized treatment services, like couples therapy, premarital counseling, and family therapy. While most Cook County, Illinois providers are qualified to treat general challenges, like depression, anxiety disorders, trauma, relationship difficulties, and low self-esteem, for concerns such as substance abuse, personality disorders, and eating disorders, consider seeking expert care. Together with your therapist, you’ll build a treatment plan that addresses your reasons for seeking therapy and monitor progress toward your wellness goals and overall well being.

How does paying for therapy work in Cook County, Illinois?

There are several options for paying for therapy in Cook County, Illinois. For many people, the most affordable way to seek mental health services is to look for a provider who is in-network with your insurance. Due to high demand and low availability, in-network providers often have long waitlists; to widen your options and start therapy sooner, you might also consider looking for an out-of-network provider. When you see an out-of-network therapist in Cook County, Illinois, you can ask for a sliding scale if you are unable to afford their typical session fees, or seek reimbursement from your insurance company if you have a PPO or POS plan. For clients who have an insurance plan with a high deductible and low medical costs, therapy costs are often comparable when you see a therapist in- or out-of-network. While paying for therapy can be a substantial investment, it’s also a great way to improve relationships, boost self-esteem, address symptoms of mental illness, and ultimately live a happier, more self-directed life.