Linda S. Levi, LCPC
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
Linda is an experienced, humanistic psychotherapist whose emphasis on counseling embraces the mind, body, and spiritual connection, a blending of the conventional and alternative.
She works collaboratively with her clients using empathy, honesty, and acceptance to create a safe place for exploring: old wounds, trauma, relationship difficulties, abusive and/or addictive behaviors, misunderstandings and emotional pain.
Helping families resolve conflict, blend, accept one another, and function more effectively
Helping individuals, find strength, hope, and higher levels of satisfaction with their lives
Helping couples, to stop hurting one another and reclaim lost love
Helping adolescents rewrite a happy, healthy, successful dialog or narrative for their life
Once a journey for self-understanding has begun, inevitably there will be roadblocks or challenges that may require outside help. People come to therapy for a variety of reasons and every person's story is unique. Once an individual can acknowledge that they are suffering, healing can begin.
Linda is an experienced therapist who has been working in the field of mental health for the past 17 years.
She has worked in variety of settings including both inpatient and outpatient treatment. Linda has a Bachelors of Arts degree in Psychology with honors from Lake Forest College. Her thesis was titled "Therapists Effective Contribution to Psychotherapy Process". Linda also has a Masters of Arts Degree in Clinical Psychology from Roosevelt University, Chicago. Her thesis was titled "Facilitating Group and Individual Psychotherapy to a Persistently Ill Population".
Linda has completed either certificates or has extensive training in a variety of fields including the treatment of trauma and loss, addictions, parenting issues, couples counseling, LBGTQ concerns, and supervision. Linda also has worked as a Senior Clinician and Clinical Supervisor providing training in psychotherapy, crisis intervention and intake procedures to students from Northwestern University, the University of Chicago, the Illinois School of Professional Psychology and Loyola University Chicago. In addition, Linda consults and supervises other psychotherapists and social workers.
My goal is to create a secure, empathetic and supportive space where you can freely express yourself and feel empowered to make meaningful changes in your life.
American Mental Health Counselors Association
Illinois Counseling Association Training
Level 1 EFT Certification 2013
Treating individuals, couples, families, and adolescents for the following challenges:
Adult Children of Alcoholics
Gender and Gender Variance
Trauma / Loss
Work / Career
Linda has completed either certificates or has extensive training in a variety of fields including the treatment of trauma and loss, addictions, parenting issues, couples counseling, LBGTQ concerns, and supervision.