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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
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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

Services

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.

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Counseling

Individual, couples and family therapy.
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Specialities

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

Proven workshop created by The Gottman Institute.

Well-Trained. Personable. Supportive.​

Our Therapists

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Terri A.
Ammirati

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. She have integrated spiritual truths with contemporary psychological theories. Terri uses Gottman method couples therapy, an evidence-based approach that helps couples with all aspects of relationship issues.

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Yvette
Metzger

Licensed Social
Worker

Yvette brings over ten years of clinical experience and specializes in working with children, tweens, adolescents and adults. She is passionate about working families, and coaching parents with parent-child relationships. When working with individuals, she specializes in trauma, grief/loss, PTSD, behavioral difficulties, life transitions, relational distress and different aspects of anxiety and depression.

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Mary
Santos

Licensed Social
Worker

Mary provides strength-based therapy and creative arts therapy in both English and Spanish. She specializes in working with children, adolescents, parents and adults. Mary is passionate about working with individuals around identity, relationships, self-esteem and self-expression.

Hiba Moinuddin

Hiba
Moinuddin

Licensed Professional
Counselor

Hiba provides faith-based counseling, couples and family therapy. When providing individual therapy her experiences includes working with issues related to cultural assimilation, anxiety, situational depression, life transitions, women's' issues, grief, loss, PTSD and all aspects of relational distress.

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Adolfo
Oropeza

Licensed Social
Worker

Adolfo is a bilingual Social Worker that specializes in working with teens, adults, and older adults. His expertise is in mood disorders and anxiety disorders, including depression, bipolar disorder, and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. His lived-experience as a second generation Mexican immigrant gives him insight into cultural assimilation and struggles faced by the community. He is passionate about helping individuals overcome the stigma of mental illness and reach their potential.

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Testimonials

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

Free e-Book

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.

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Free E-Book

"Debunking 4 Myths on Love"

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

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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