COVID-19

 Semillas Counseling PLLC now offers telehealth sessions to clients as an alternative 

to an in-office visit,  which can enable you to connect with our clinicians 

while reducing the risk of exposure to COVID-19 or further illness.  


We're here to help.  Don't isolate.  Our therapists can support you as you navigate this unprecedented time.

  

Please continue to consult the Chicago Department of Public Health, the Cook County Health Department, or the Center for Disease Control (CDC) websites for updates and preventative measures so that you can care for yourself, your family, and help reduce the impact of COVID-19.

Relationship and Marriage Counseling In Chicago

Relationships, Marriage Counseling, Individual Psychotherapy, Couples Counseling, LGBTQ, Premarital

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

  • Several Other Employee Assistance Programs


 Accepted Insurance:

Employee Assistance Program Affiliate Provider:


Conveniently Located in River North - Streeterville

michael villarreal Relationship, Marriage Counseling, Individual Psychotherapy, Couples Counseling,

Michael Villarreal, Founder, LCPC

Michael Villarreal, Founder, LCPC

Michael Villarreal, Founder, LCPC

Specializes in:

Anxiety and Stress Management

Couples in Distress

Depressive and Mood Disorders

Discernment Counseling 

EMDR / PTSD/ Complex Trauma

Gender & Sexual Identity Issues

Infidelity 

Intimacy Issues & Sex Therapy

Premarital Counseling 

Relationship and Marriage Counseling

Michael Villarreal, Founder, LCPC

Michael Villarreal, Founder, LCPC

  







Our therapists receive specialized training, on an on-going basis,to provide the highest quality care with research-based workable solutions to improve the quality of your relationships and your overall well-being. 

Relationship, Marriage Counseling, Individual Psychotherapy, Couples Counseling, River North Chicago

Christine Badger, Counselor

Cara Brigandi, Counseling Intern

Christine Badger, Counselor

Michele Baldasti, Relationship, Marriage Counseling, Individual Psychotherapy, Couples Counseling,

Michele Baldasti, Counselor

Cara Brigandi, Counseling Intern

Christine Badger, Counselor

Relationships, Individual Psychotherapy, Couples Counseling, LGBTQ, Premarital, River North Chicago

Cara Brigandi, Counseling Intern

Cara Brigandi, Counseling Intern

Cara Brigandi, Counseling Intern

Specializes in: 

  Adults Coping with Previous Trauma or Abuse

Anxiety & Stress Management 

Communication and Conflict Resolution

Child, Adolescent & Family Therapy

Depression and Anxiety Disorders

 Self-Esteem Development

Stress Management

Trauma/Abuse


Relationships, Marriage Counseling, Individual Psychotherapy, Couples Counseling, LGBTQ, Premarital

Katerina Fager, LCPC

Katerina Fager, LCPC

Katerina Fager, LCPC

Specializes in: 

Anxiety & Stress Management 

Communication and Conflict Resolution

Depression

Discernment Counseling 

Divorce Mediation

Infidelity

Life Stage Adjustment / Transitions

Premarital Counseling

PTSD / Trauma/ Abuse

Relationships, Marriage Counseling, Individual Psychotherapy, Couples Counseling, LGBTQ, Premarital

Briar Gartner, LCSW

Katerina Fager, LCPC

Katerina Fager, LCPC

Relationships, Marriage Counseling, Individual Psychotherapy, Couples Counseling, LGBTQ, Premarital

Linda Lazarra, LCSW

 Specializes in:

Anxiety and Stress Management

Blended Families

Couples in Distress

Depressive and Mood Disorders

Infidelity 

Interfaith Relationships

Intimacy Issues & Sex Therapy

Premarital Counseling 

Relationship and Marriage Counseling