Relationship and Marriage Counseling In Chicago

Anna Lyman, Individual and Couples Counseling,  Marriage Counseling Semillas Counseling, PLLC

Anna Lyman, LCPC

Anna Lyman is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor.

Anna believes the therapeutic process guides individuals to develop greater self-esteem and self-compassion, improve communication skills, increase empathy and gain a sense of hope.  She has experience supporting individuals address depression, anxiety, identity, life transitions, trauma, and relationship issues and incorporates a combination of theoretical approaches, including cognitive behavioral therapy, talk therapy, art therapy, mindfulness and motivational interviewing.  Collaboratively she aims to create a reflective, non-judgmental therapeutic relationship whereby clients can develop skills, effective communication, and increased self-awareness. 

Anna graduated in 2013 from Michigan State University with a Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling. She has years of experience community mental health and privation and vocational rehabilitation settings working with individuals from a variety of cultural and spiritual backgrounds.  Anna has completed 40 hours of training in Sexual Assault and Violence Crisis Intervention, trauma training, and medical and legal advocacy. 

Anna strives to meet clients where they are, collaborate, listen, and support clients in understanding the challenges they face and making changes that improve their quality of life.

Anna's specialties include:

  • Anxiety & Depressive Disorders
  • Emotional Maturity
  • Life transitions
  • Millennials and Emerging adults
  • Relationship Problems
  • Self-Esteem Development
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Stress Management
  • Trauma/Abuse
  • Work-Life Balance

Accepted Insurance:

  • BlueCross BlueShield - BlueChoice PPO
  • BlueCross BlueShield - Preferred PPO
  • BlueCross BlueShield - Blue Options/BlueChoice Options
  • BlueCross BlueShield - Participating Provider Organization
  • CIGNA Behavioral Health
  • Several Other Employee Assistance Programs

Conveniently Located in River North - Streeterville