Relationship and Marriage Counseling In Chicago

Quality counseling services for couples, families, and individuals to repair, restore & revitalize their relationships. Marriage Counseling, River North Chicago

Cara Brigandi, Intern

Cara is a  Masters Level Counseling Intern 

 

Cara strives to create a safe, therapeutic space tailored to meet your needs, challenges, and personal goals. 

She explores healthy awareness, self-compassion to enhance the overall quality of your life and relationships.  Respecting your pace, Cara utilizes the therapeutic relationship to explore your resources and resiliency  to promote interpersonal strength, vitality and overall wellness.  


Cara utilizes supportive psychotherapy for individuals dealing with emotional trauma, unmet family needs, anxiety, depression and substance abuse recovery. With an interactive, integrative approach, she is welcoming of all abilities, gender identities, sexualities, and cultures.


Cara believes that you, the individual, are an expert in your own life and that you have strengths and basic goodness which may occasionally not be seen but can once again be discovered. Cara will strive to help you discover your dreams and goals once again.


Cara's Specialties include:

  • Adults Coping with Previous Trauma or Abuse
  • Anger Management/Coping Skills
  • Child, Adolescent & Family Therapy
  • Coping with Chronic Illnesses
  • Depression and Anxiety Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Addictions
  • Relationship Issues
  • Young Adult Adjustment & Transition Issues


Accepted Insurance:

  • BlueCross BlueShield - BlueChoice PPO
  • BlueCross BlueShield - Preferred PPO
  • BlueCross BlueShield - Blue Options/BlueChoice Options
  • BlueCross BlueShield - Participating Provider Organization
  • Sliding Scale offered




Conveniently Located in River North - Streeterville

Michael Villarreal, Founder, LCPC

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

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

  







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. 

Christine Badger, Counselor

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

Katerina Fager, LCPC

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

Specializes in: 

Anxiety & Stress Management 

Communication and Conflict Resolution

Depression

Discernment Counseling 

Divorce Mediation

Infidelity

Life Stage Adjustment / Transitions

Premarital Counseling

PTSD / Trauma/ Abuse

Briar Gartner, LCSW

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

Linda Lazarra, LSW

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

 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

Anna Lyman, LCPC

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

 Specializes in: 

Anxiety & Depressive Disorders

Life Transitions

Millennials and Emerging adults

Relationship Problems

Self-Esteem Development

Stress Management

Trauma/Abuse