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 specializes in empowering clients to strengthen their relationships. She works with all aspects of relational distress and provides solution-focused therapy.

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Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Melanie works with children, teens, adults and families. She has specialized training in trauma, grief and loss, anxiety and mood disorders, women's issues, and self injurious behaviors.

Joan McDonald


Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Joan brings extensive experience individual and family therapy and group therapy for anxiety, bipolar, grief, trauma, life transitions, ADHD, parenting and executive functioning.



Licensed Professional Counselor

Anna specializes in grief and trauma work, PTSD, life transitions, social adjustment and school-related issues, ADHD, parent-child difficulties, anxiety, and mood disorders.



Associate Licensed Marriage And Family Therapist & Licensed Professional Counselor

Aida combines different therapeutic approaches in working with individuals, couples and families of many populations. She specializes in working with relational issues related to trauma, depression, anxiety, grief and loss.



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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Receive "Debunking 4 Myths on Love" when you contact us.

Free 15-Minute Consultations

Call to schedule a consultation.

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