Hello! You are a welcomed guest. Make yourself at home. We will do everything we can to make you feel comfortable.
Before we get to know you, we’ll tell you a little bit about ourselves.
At Inspire, we’re not just “therapists” helping “clients.” We are people supporting people. We believe every person is whole and complete.
You’re not meant to do life on your own. You deserve support, connection, love and guidance. We are here for one single reason: supporting you to you live your best life!
To our most valued guests, we will do better for you, try harder for you and make our best better for you – EVERY DAY. That’s our commitment to you because we love you and are so grateful to be along your journey.
We believe you are a gift to this world. We believe that inspiring one person to live their greatest life, will inspire another. We believe the world changes one person at a time with love, connection and inspiration.
Your role in this process is vital. When you get support for yourself or your family, you are doing your part in this community and world to spark change.
Helping people like you is the reason we wake up every morning, passionate about our jobs. We want you to feel the freedom, joy and connection counseling can bring.
Take the next step. Start living your best life. Don’t wait any longer!
Owner, Speaker, Therapist
Women, Moms, Entrepreneurs, Corporate Professionals
You are in good hands at Inspire. Lauren will personally see to it! She’s obsessed with excellence for each client. Lauren founded Inspire as part of her mission to help people live their best life. She’s also a Northbrook-native and is deeply dedicated to the North Shore community.
Children (2-11 years), Couples, Men, Adults (35 + years)
Parenting, Relationships, Lyme Disease, Auto-Immune Disease, Health issues, Autism, Behavior Issues, ADHD, Faith-Based
Becky is warm, clear and fair. She hold people’s hands while they explore the truth. Becky gives people courage to own their future and happiness in life.
Pre-adolescents (10-12), Adolescents (13-19), Young Adults, Adults, Parenting, Couples
Life Transitions (school, family, relationships), Anxiety, Self-Esteem, Stressful Life Events, Depression, Parenting Support, Pre-Marital, Couples Counseling
Gretchen grew up in Glenview, attended OLPH (Our Lady of Perpetual Help) , Loyola Academy and University of Wisconsin-Madison. She moved back home to help support a community that she loves. Gretchen truly understands the different pressures kids, parents and couples face in our community.
Women, Moms, Young Adults, Adults
Trauma, Anxiety, Panic, Women’s Issues, Parenting, Health Concerns, Faith-Based
Cyndi is “trauma certified” by the Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault (ICASA). She brings clinical experience from the Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center. Cyndi holds a gentle and safe space to heal from traumatic experiences, troublesome childhoods, anxiety or panic. She loves to empower women to find their voice.
Children (5-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults, Parents, Families
Emotional Regulation, Anxiety, Self-Esteem, Perfectionism, Trauma, Impulse Control, Stressful Life Events, Families, Parent & Child Relationships, Divorce Mediation
Katelyn grew up in Georgia–raised by her mom and grandma. She knows the importance of a strong family system. She is passionate about helping people find their strength, voice and inner-peace, no matter the circumstances. She’s uniquely-equipped to help both individuals and families as an Marriage and Family Therapist from The Family Institute at Northwestern University.
Adolescents (15-22), Women, Parents, Young Adults, Adults
Anxiety, Panic, Decision-Making Challenges, Life Struggles, Women’s Issues, Parenting, Health Concerns,
Sara grew up in Highland Park and worked at North Shore Academy, so she understands the pressures kids face today in the North Shore – personally and professionally. As a cancer survivor, mom and wife, Sara has a special gift for really understanding and supporting people struggling in their lives.
Children (3-12), Adolescents (13-22), Adults, Seniors
Depression, Anxiety, ADD/ADHD, Unhealthy Relationships, Self-Esteem, Boundaries, Self Acceptance, Life-Cycle Changes, Identity Issues, Confidence
Emily believes laughter is the surprising secret to surviving tough times. She is able to bring light, laughter and fun to just about any situation. In her own teen years, Emily had a tumultuous time, which uniquely equips her to understand adolescent girls–as well as the power of counseling. Emily has 10+ years clinical experience with underserved children, adolescents, women of domestic violence, seniors in living facilities, agencies, family service centers and health centers, which means she is comfortable and experienced in just about any situation.
(On maternity leave- returning April 2020)
Children (3-12), Adolescents (13-19), Adults (20-75), Couples, Men
Pregnancy Loss, Infertility, Addictions, Grief & Loss, Anxiety, Relationship issues
Pam is down-to-earth, calm, with a great laugh and sense of humor. She connects with a wide range of people, from young children and adolescents to parents, couples and senior adults. Pam has experience with Inpatient and Outpatient settings and has been able to handle just about everything with a gentle grace.
(Maternity leave- returning April 2020)
Adolescents 13-19, Young Adults, Adults, Families
Trauma, EMDR, Anxiety, Depression, Faith Based
Nikkie grew up in Deerfield, attended Deerfield High School, and understands the challenges adolescents and adults face to fit in, meet expectations, and be the best. She is EMDR trained, which gives her unique tool to help process painful, frightening and traumatic experiences.
Jackie Roberts, Office Manager
Jackie’s been with Inspire since the beginning. She’s a big part of Inspire’s vision, mission and growth.
Her warmth and care are easy to feel over the phone. She has a personal relationship with each therapist and has a knack for helping people chose a therapist who is the best fit!
Reach her directly at firstname.lastname@example.org (847) 919-9096 ext. 1
Krishma Gandhi, Billing Manager
Coming to counseling should be a therapeutic experience — including the billing!
Krishma is gentle, meticulous and comes highly sought-after for her billing excellence in mental health. She shares Inspire’s vision of taking excellent care of people by ensuring their billing experience is smooth and easy.
Reach her directly at email@example.com (847) 919-9096 ext. 2
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