Relationship and Marriage Counseling in Chicago

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Relationship & Marriage Counseling

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

As you progress through your relationship, factors will inevitably surface which may impact the satisfaction and stability of your relationship. 


Life transitions, ineffective communication, boundary issues, infidelity, grief or loss, financial stress factors, issues with in-laws and extended family, or even household expectations can wear away the deep connection you once had.  


Relationship and Marriage Counseling 

can be the perfect way to begin to transform your relationship.


Discernment Counseling

Premarital, Relationship, Marriage Counseling, Discernment, Couples Counseling, Semillas Counseling

Discernment Counseling can support partners toward making a decision to either commit to traditional couple’s counseling to begin to repair the relationship or to pursue separation and/or divorce.  


This approach allows each party an opportunity to honor their love and relationship and explore relationship ambivalence.  Discernment Counseling is generally short term (1-5 sessions). 


If you and your partner are contemplating a separation or if you are already working toward the process of filing for a divorce, our therapists utilize this unique protocol to gain greater clarity regarding the  future of your relationship.    

Premarital Counseling

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

 Premarital Counseling can be a worthwhile investment as you and your partner embark on 

the next chapter of your relationship.  


Our therapists explore the range of issues which are inevitable to surface throughout your marriage, providing you with a solid foundation and the necessary tools to circumvent the common pitfalls.


Making the Premarital Counseling investment as you move toward the next phase of your relationship can support a lifetime of love and connection.

Same-Sex Specialized Counseling

Premarital, Relationship, Marriage, Discernment, Couples Counseling, Semillas Counseling, LGBTQIA+

The myriad of challenges individuals within a marginalized community experience may continue to linger and impact the way love is received and expressed within their primary relationships.


Our clinicians have extensive experience working with individuals who identify within the LGBTQIA+ community.  


Within Specialized Same-Sex Counseling, we attend to your presenting issues while compassionately helping you heal from past experiences which may continue to affect your current relationships.

Family Counseling

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

Our therapists have extensive training in working with the entire family system with the intention to effect change to guide members toward healthier interactions,stronger connections to restore a supportive and nurturing environment for all. 


The change that occurs within the couple or the individual will significantly impact the larger system. 


Family Counseling can be an opportunity to offset the imbalance and address long standing patterns

interfering with communication and connection.

Individual Counseling

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

The path to real change comes through understanding yourself and how you impact others, while developing new skills to support to maintain and continue to create a healthy life with fulfilling relationships. 


Within Individual Counseling, our clinicians address a variety of difficulties encompassing emotional issues, relational problems, sexuality concerns, spiritual issues, trauma, and life transitions. 


You will embark on the exploration of your thoughts, feelings, and beliefs while discovering your ability to address what is not working for you in your life.  



Mental Health First Aid

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

This 8-Hour Training Certification Course provides individuals with the knowledge and tools to support persons who may be experiencing a mental health issue.  


Mental Health First Aid is the initial help

offered to a person developing a mental health or substance use problem, or experiencing a mental health crisis.  


Contact us to learn how we might be able to offer this training to you, your employees,

faith-based or community organization today!

Group Counseling

Individual, Couples, Marriage, Discernment, Group Counseling, Semillas Counseling, LGBTQIA+

 Group Counseling can provide members an opportunity to step out of their comfort zones, exploring relationship patterns and roles that may impact the quality of their relationships, while challenging elements that may prevent us from being able to fully live our lives. 


Core themes explored by the group will include, but are not be limited to, anxiety, depression, isolation, sadness, sexuality, boundaries, jealousy, and maintaining healthy communication. 

Consultation & Clinical Supervision

Consultation and Clinical Supervision, Individual, Couples, Marriage, Discernment, Group Counseling,

Consultation and Clinical Supervision can be an opportunity to strengthen your case conceptualization, fine-tune your clinical skills and increase your support as a clinician.  


Our clinicians have worked within a variety of community mental health settings with individuals and families having a range of presenting issues.


We can provide you the support so that you can provide the best quality care to the individuals you serve. 

Conveniently Located in River North - Streeterville