New Light provides high-quality counseling services to children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. We are located in Lincoln Park, but work with people from neighborhoods all over Chicago.
Clients work collaboratively in a one-on-one setting with their therapist in a safe, caring, and confidential environment to explore their feelings, beliefs, and behaviors. Clients help guide and structure their sessions to deepen understanding, identify obstacles to goals and solve problems.
Child and Adolescent Therapy
As children and adolescents grow, they are continually developing the social skills and emotional intelligence necessary to lead healthy, happy lives. When children or young adults experience emotions or engage in behaviors that interfere with their ability to thrive, they may benefit from the supportive outlet that therapy provides. Through sessions with the child and regular check-ins with the caregiver, therapy builds a healthy, trusting relationship with the family.
For couples, differences in communication styles can lead to misunderstanding and eroded empathy and intimacy. Therapy is often helpful in assisting couples re-establish safety, improve communication and foster mutual respect and closeness.
We work closely with families of all backgrounds and compositions to support and foster empathy and communication. Family therapy views change in terms of the systems of interaction between family members and emphasizes relationships as an important factor in psychological well-being.
Our therapists provide clinical supervision to emerging professionals on their road to professional licensure. We provide a constructive supervisory experience and support you in your challenging and meaningful work. Our supervision is tailored to your goals for growth.