Relationship and Marriage Counseling In Chicago

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

Katerina Fager, LCPC, ALMFT

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:

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

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

Cara Brigandi, Counseling Intern

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

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


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