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

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

Michele Baldasti, Mental Health Counselor

Michele utilizes an integrative, strength-based approach to encourage couples to increase levels of trust within their relationships and to build more effective communication. By encouraging and supporting you through developing positive self-esteem and self-worth, Michele will assist you in identifying individual strengths and growth areas to improve your well-being and daily living. 


Michele is committed to assisting couples in identifying constraints impacting their ability to fulfill their relationship vision. With a couples goals in mind, Michele provides a safe and secure environment in which she encourages each partner to identify underlying emotions and address vulnerabilities to better support progress forward. Michele balances the concerns of each party while also challenging partners to explore new ways to address difficulties, cultivating a new style of relating to each other.


Michele earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology and Criminology at Florida State University and a graduate degree at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology where she specialized in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Corrections. Her clinical experience includes working within community mental health supporting families and individuals. Michele’s clinical interests include; couples and family therapy, anxiety, depression, trauma, crisis intervention and family functioning.


Michele grew up in Florida and currently resides in Chicago.


Michele's Specialties include:   

 

Specializes in:


 Accepted Insurance:


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

Cara Brigandi, Counseling Intern

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


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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

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

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