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

Katerina Fager, Individual and Couples Counseling,  Marriage Counseling Semillas Counseling, PLLC

Katerina Fager, LCPC,

Katerina Fager is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, and Divorce Mediator.


Katerina specializes in Couple's Therapy, is pursuing Gottman Therapy Certification and utilizes this approach in her work with couples.  Katerina teaches specific tools to deepen the friendship and intimacy in your relationship as you learn to productively manage and resolve conflicts.  She gently supports each partner in their ability to discover new vulnerabilities and appreciate each other’s strengths.


Katerina graduated from Northeastern Illinois University with a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and completed Divorce Mediation Training at Northwestern University. Katerina has 5 years of experience in treating adults, children, and families from diverse backgrounds. In addition to her couple’s work, she has experience treating anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), relationship challenges, and adjustment difficulties.  She is a trauma-informed therapist and has training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy.​ 


Services are available in English, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Serbian, Croatian and Bosnian. 


Want to learn more about Katerina?  Visit her website to learn about her style and approach or you can subscribe to her blog here!


Katerina's Specialties Include:  

  • ADHD in adults
  • Anxiety & Stress Management 
  • Body Image, Body Acceptance 
  • Communication and Conflict Resolution
  • Depression
  • Discernment Counseling 
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Grief and Loss
  • Infidelity
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Stage Adjustment / Transitions
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Premarital Counseling
  • PTSD / Trauma/ Abuse
  • PTSD / Trauma/ Abuse
  • Relationship Problems
  • Work-Life Balance

 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. 

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

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

Briar Gartner, LCSW

Cara Brigandi, Counseling Intern

Cara Brigandi, Counseling Intern

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Kaeley Doyle, Intern

Cara Brigandi, Counseling Intern

Kaeley Doyle, Intern

Specializes in: 

Adults Coping with Previous Trauma or Abuse

• Child, Adolescent & Family Therapy

• Clients in Distress or Crisis

Depression and Anxiety Disorders

• Grief and Loss

• Millennials and Emerging Adults

• Relationship Issues

• Young Adult Adjustment & Transition Issues

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

Linda Lazarra, LCSW

Linda Lazarra, LCSW

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

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

Anna Lyman, LCPC

Linda Lazarra, LCSW

Linda Lazarra, LCSW

 Specializes in: 

Anxiety & Depressive Disorders

Life Transitions

Millennials and Emerging adults

Relationship Problems

Self-Esteem Development

Stress Management

Trauma/Abuse

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

Christine Badger, Counselor

Christine Badger, Counselor

Christine Badger, Counselor

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

Michele Baldasti, Counselor

Christine Badger, Counselor

Christine Badger, Counselor