Anxiety & Depression Counseling
Journey To Self-Discovery
Anxiety Treatment
Love & Laugh Again - and More Often
Enjoy Intimacy Everyday
Marriage & Couples Retreats
Joy In Your Home
Personalized, Collaborative Care For Your Whole Family
Private Counseling
Anxiety & Depression Counseling
Journey To Self-Discovery
Anxiety Treatment
Love & Laugh Again - and More Often
Enjoy Intimacy Everyday
Marriage & Couples Retreats
Joy In Your Home
Personalized, Collaborative Care For Your Whole Family
Private Counseling

Empowering Your Relationships

Chicago's Mental Health Counseling Group

We are a full-service group practice on the North Shore of Chicago. We work with all members of the family from the littlest one to the elders. Because we are experienced therapists working in one practice, we can guarantee you continuation and coordination of care.

Together, we will find solutions to your challenges.

Now Offering Telehealth Appointments

Feeling Anxious or Depressed?

With You All The Way


From time-to-time, each of us struggles with personal challenges and we feel distressed, or stuck. The hardest step to take is admitting to ourself that we can’t solve these problems alone. That’s when it’s time to seek professional help from a skilled therapist who has the experience to guide us through a troubling time.



Individual, couples and family therapy.


Include anxiety, depression, grief and loss, and trauma counseling.

Couples Workshop

Proven workshop created by The Gottman Institute.

Well-Trained. Personable. Supportive.​

Our Therapists

Portrait of Terri Ammirati

Terri A.

Owner & Founder, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Terri helps families and couples strengthen their relationships. She is a family and couples therapist who provides solution-focused therapy to help people communicate better and develop more fulfilling relationships. She integrates spiritual truths with contemporary psychological theories in her counseling sessions.

Terri is a Certified Gottman Therapist and uses the Gottman Approach when working with couples. The Gottman Approach is based on over 35 years of clinical research and is an evidence - based approach that has been proven to help couples with all aspects of relationship issues.



Associate Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Ianka is a bi-lingual Associate Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She brings over 10 years of professional experience and specializes in working with couples, families and individuals struggling with all aspects of relational distress. She believes that the family structure is important and has made it her life’s mission to help couples and family members strengthen and promote stronger interpersonal connections. Ianka enjoys working with couples to deepen the friendship and intimacy and is in trained in Gottman Method to Couples Therapy.



Licensed Clinical Social

Adolfo is a bilingual Counselor in Chicago who specializes in working with teens, and adults. His expertise is providing individual and family therapy for mood disorders and anxiety disorders. He treats people sufferring from depression, bipolar disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. He is a Mexican-American and his background gives him insight into cultural differences and struggles people face in their communities.



Licensed Social

As a therapist I take the time to get to know my clients and build rapport with them. I believe each client brings a unique set of experiences, needs, and strengths and so I use a personal approach to help my clients feel safe and heard. I work with adolescents, individuals, and families. Some of my specialties include anxiety and depression, life transitions, and eating disorders.



Licensed Professional

Colin brings over six years of clinical experience and enjoys working with individuals and families to bring about the positive changes in their lives. He is creative, engaging, and compassionate. His possesses a genuine authenticity that enables his clients to feel safe, heard and understood. He empowers his clients to make decisions that work for their own life style needs.



Ask us about our couples workshops

"Thank you for moderating some great material. I thought that the way you presented the format and material was really good."

Couples Workshop participant​

"I found the class enjoyable and it builds habits and accountability. I appreciate you for being in your business and being passionate."

Couples Workshop participant​

No More Waiting For Things To Get Better

When To Seek Help​

  • Are you feeling overwhelmed or ashamed and not sure where to begin?
  • Are looking for a place where you will feel comfortable as you work through personal struggles?
  • Do you have family members who would benefit from talking with a professional?
  • Do you have a distressed relationship with your spouse or child?
  • Are you in a relationship that is not struggling, but just “OK”? Do feel you are drifting apart?

Connect With Us

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Free 15-Minute Consultations

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Client First

Our fees are reasonable and we accept most major insurance plans.


Free E-Book

"Debunking 4 Myths on Love"

Join the Hundreds of Thousands Worldwide Who Discovered the Secrets of the ‘Love Lab’

Dr. John Gottman & Terri Ammirati, LCPC

In the 1980s, Dr. John Gottman established the “Love Lab,” where researchers discovered groundbreaking behaviors on the “Masters” and “Disasters” of relationships.

Terri Ammirati was fortunate to be trained directly by Dr. Gottman and his wife, Dr. Julie Gottman.

Subscribe now to receive Terri’s free e-book with “Love Lab” findings.

Empower your relationships today

“Fondness and admiration are the two of the most crucial elements in a rewarding and long-lasting romance.”
– Dr. John Gottman