Life isn’t always easy. Sometimes, even the strongest people amongst us need a little bit of help to work through some of life’s more challenging problems. Everyone has battles to fight and hurdles to overcome at some point. Whether you struggle with anxiety, depression, self-esteem, or any other issue, you should know that there is hope for a better tomorrow.
“There’s a fine line between balance and burnout”- Sarah Silva, MA, LCPC
You might be initially hesitant to seek out help and support for personal matters, but when you do, you will feel confident that you are taking a courageous first step towards getting to a better place and being a better you.
Our practice specializes in treating individuals, couples and families, and through years of experience, We’re confident that no problem is too great to overcome. Through therapy, there is always a way to address the issues you face and learn coping strategies to help you both right now and in the future.
Sarah SilvaSarah Silva is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who has experience working with anxiety disorders, self-esteem, perfectionism, and stress management. Sarah’s approach to therapy is one that is collaborative and active using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
Laura S. HochLaura S. Hoch is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, who has experience working in a variety of settings includeing schools, outpatient treatment facilities, hospitals, the criminal justice system, and internationally.
Grace Gufler, LPC, DVAGrace is a licensed professional counselor who has experience working with trauma, anxiety, depression, relationship issues and stress. Grace will tailor therapy to meet your individual needs, lifestyle and personality. Grace believes that with the gentle guide of a therapist you will feel empowered to remove the obstacles in your path, reach your goals, recognize […]
Caroline MasekCaroline specializes in treating adolescents, teens and young adults diagnosed with OCD, anxiety and related disorders (such as social anxiety, phobias and body-focused repetitive disorders), school refusal, eating disorders and PTSD. Caroline earned her Masters in clinical psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology and is working towards becoming a Licensed Professional Counselor. Caroline believes in using only the most effective, evidence-based treatment and incorporates CBT, Exposure Response Prevention (ERP) and DBT with her clients.
Dulce TarnowTo the person with that nagging voice in the back of your head – the one whispering “You’re not good enough.” To those comparing themselves to others, always to come up feeling inferior. And to the ones plagued with self-doubt – I am here to help you fight for the confidence, stability and balance it […]
David KullgrenThe hardest step is usually the first; you made it here, and from here on out you are not alone. I am a strong believer in creating a safe, warm, and non-judgmental space for people to be seen, heard, and to have their problems validated and addressed. Through our work together we can use your […]
Mariel GardinerMariel approaches therapy from a collaborative, client-centered lens. She believes you are the expert in your own life and she will take the time to find therapeutic techniques that will be the most helpful to you as an individual. She is passionate about providing culturally sensitive, trauma-informed therapy, and she also believes in using humor […]
Sofia Jimenez, PsyDSofia Jimenez, PsyD, JD, is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who has experience working with anxiety disorders, depression, addictions, stress management and life transitions. Most of her clients come to therapy seeking to tap into their own wellspring of motivation so that they can improve the quality of their lives. Sofia works to elicit that motivation […]
Saba AqelSaba is a clinical intern with Accepting Therapy and is completing her master’s in counseling with Northwestern University. She is passionate about mental health and medical health research which have shaped her therapeutic approach. Saba takes on a holistic approach to counseling, accounting for the effects of stress through physical, mental, and spiritual perspectives. Saba […]
Colleen PaulColleen is currently a Master’s graduate student at Northwestern University and believes in creating a safe environment for people to discuss difficult emotions. If you are struggling and feel like you have no one to talk to, Colleen is here to listen with no judgments and to guide you in achieving your goals for therapy. […]
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