Welcome! We have a variety of clinicians,with different expertise, backgrounds and schedules to best serve you. We are in-network with Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO with . To schedule your first session, call (847) 313-9490 or email email@example.com.
Lauren Schifferdecker, MA, LCPC
Clinical Director (Specialties: Adults, Moms, College-20s)
Lauren is a licensed clinical professional counselor, public speaker and published writer. She founded Inspire as part of her mission to help people live their best life using clinical tools, neuroscience and research.
Lauren specializes in anxiety, depression, self-esteem, career counseling, college girls, moms of adolescents, moms of young children and couples. She is currently accepting new clients (daytime appointments only).
In addition to counseling, Lauren gives talks, including a TEDx talk, as part of Inspire’s mission to educate, inspire and serve the community. She also holds seasonal workshops, open to the public, at her office.
Lauren is known for her energy, enthusiasm and goal-orientation. Her warmth and humor has her clients comfortable and motivated to improve their lives.
Therapist (Specialties: Adolescents, Children, Family)
Laura brings extensive experience from the Adolescent Inpatient Psychiatric Unit (age 12-18) at Northwest Community Hospital as well as Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health (all ages), and several different school settings throughout the Chicagoland area (ages 5-15).
Laura specializes in anxiety, depression, eating disorders, academic issues, addictions, ADHD, autism, self-esteem, self-injury, trauma, mood disorders, anger management, operation defiant disorder (ODD), coping skills, grief and loss, life transitions, career counseling, peer issues, boys and girls issues. She is currently accepting new clients ages 5+ (morning, afternoon and evening sessions available).
With her diverse experience, Laura brings genuine empathy and an ability to tailor treatment plans designed for each specific client’s needs and goals. She is warm, relatable and loves seeing her clients improve their lives. (847) 867-5498 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Katie Golem, LSW
Therapist (Specialties: Couples, Pre-Marital, Individuals)
Katie specializes in couples and individuals who are struggling with anxiety, depression, self-esteem issues and relationship obstacles.
She believes her role as a clinician is to empower clients by focusing on their strengths, collaboratively creating goals and work towards positive outcomes together. She utilizes an integrative approach working in partnership with clients and couples towards practical solutions. She offers a warm, empathetic and supportive environment.
Katie is graduate of Loyola University Chicago where she earned her masters degree in social work with an emphasis in clinical mental health. Katie is accepting new clients.
Northwestern University (Specialties: Women, Adolescents, 20’s)
As part of Northwestern University’s nationally-renowned Master of Arts in Counseling Program, and a seasoned intern at Inspire Counseling Center, Amy brings warmth and experience to clients of all ages.
Amy is an emmy-nominated television journalist, wife, mom and longtime supporter for CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) advocating for the best interests of abused and neglected children in courtrooms. With a heart for helping others, Amy is now focusing her passion in counseling and psychotherapy.
As part of the internship program, and Inspire’s heart for the community, Amy is accepting new clients with a deeply discounted rate ($25 per session) with flexible scheduling. (847) 287-2138 or email@example.com.
To inquire more, or schedule a session, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (847) 313-9490.