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104 Black / African American therapists in Illinois

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Dr. Taliah Ziyad-Nau LCPC of Your Voice with Purpose PLLC

(she/her)

Dr. Taliah Ziyad-Nau LCPC of Your Voice with Purpose PLLC, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
10 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
Intelligent
Virtual
Hi, I'm Dr. Taliah, Life sometimes leaves us unable to direct our attention. We're often being pulled towards many directions. If you have work, school, family or a recent life event you would like to process, I am here for you. If a recent life event has brought you distraction, grief or trauma and has you off of your game, let's get you back on track. I would be happy to support you in returning to your best self. Faith-based holistic approach, upon request.

Next available: Jul 24

Timara Betts

(she/her)

Timara Betts, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
6 years of experience
Intelligent
Solution oriented
Virtual
Timara Betts is a Trauma Informed Licensed Clinical Social Worker whose aim is to support others to build upon their strengths to gain satisfaction within their authentic selves, nurture positive relationships and achieve personal goals. She specializes in Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Theraplay to help address concerns that include but are not limited to depression, stress management, grief and loss, anxiety, complex trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, and self-esteem. Timara is a recently published author of a gratitude journal. Her several years of professional experience with youth, families, and professionals has strengthened her passion to empower seekers who are on a path to increased self-discovery as each stage in human development can lead us to closer to self-actualization.

Next available: Aug 12

Dawnielle Smith

(she/her)

Dawnielle Smith, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
15 years of experience
Virtual
I love the ability to learn, and grow as well as help others see what is it them. Life can have it's challenges but we can navigate through it better when we have support and others who not only see us but hear us. I have worked with youth and adults for the past 15 years supporting them in various ways through coaching, conflict resolution, and using their strengths.

Next available: Jul 25

Teanna Ramirez

(she/her)

Teanna Ramirez, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
5 years of experience
Virtual
I am a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) who attained a Master of Social Work from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2020. My passions include social justice, prison reform, substance use, and domestic violence. I have extensive knowledge working with individuals who struggle with addiction, anxiety, stress, depression, adjustment issues, relationship issues, and coping with chronic health conditions.

Next available: Jul 25

Hiram Kirkendall

Hiram Kirkendall , LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
12 years of experience
Virtual
Client's who are stuck or at risk and need to make positive changes in their life are the clients that I help the most. Clients will learn skills to make positive changes. Clients who are stuck will learn to remove the anchors from their live. Clients will learn to be forward thinking instead of living in the past. I have a master degree from Chicago state. I have practiced as mental health counselor since 2012.

Next available: Jul 24

Theresa Patton

(she/her)

Theresa Patton, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
28 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Intelligent
Virtual
I am a licensed clinical and rehabilitation therapist based in Illinois, operating a private practice. With over two decades of experience, I specialize in treating mood disorders, anxiety, family systems, and addiction or substance misuse. My primary objective is to offer support and treatment to adults, seniors, and families in need of assistance with their mental health and addiction disorders. As a biracial therapist, I am committed to assisting clients in overcoming obstacles and gaining a better understanding of themselves so that they can lead more positive lives. I am committed to using my expertise to help clients on their mental and emotional wellness journey. As a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), I uphold this designation's requirements and ethical obligations. However, due to the enormous time commitment, I cannot provide short-term or long-term disability documentation on this platform.

Next available: Jul 24

Carlton Hemphill

Carlton Hemphill, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
10 years of experience
Open-minded
Humorous
Empowering
Virtual
Hello and welcome! My name is Carlton Hemphill, a 32-year-old Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in the state of Illinois. I received my Masters from University in Clinical Psychology-Counseling Practice with a concentration on child and families. I have been working in the field since 2015, and practicing as an independent clinician in my own private practice since June 2023. My background is in behavioral and cognitive theories; my therapeutic approach is rooted in the notion that behaviors are learned through our environment, and that belief systems and interpretations of life events reinforce behavioral patterns.

Next available: Jul 26

Precious Bradley

(she/her)

Precious Bradley, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
4 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Challenging
Virtual
As a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, I bring a unique approach to my clinical work, empathizing with vulnerability as a key aspect, complemented by a strong sense of empathy and curiosity. I have a deep passion for the therapeutic process and a firm believer in the transformative power of change. I have spent years working with folks who are struggling with many different mental health issues; however, my specialties are listed below.

Next available: Jul 24

Nyela Malone

Nyela Malone, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
20 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Chicago, IL. One of the most rewarding aspects of my work is witnessing the transformation in my clients' self-concept. This shift in perspective is crucial, especially for those who have been weighed down by feelings of inadequacy or failure. It’s incredible to see how this newfound self-belief translates into resilience, allowing them to bounce back from setbacks and adapt to challenges with greater ease.

Next available: Jul 24

Rene Stockton

(he/him)

Rene Stockton, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
34 years of experience
Intelligent
Direct
Empowering
Virtual
My name is Rene Stockton (pronounced Reni). I am a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) in the state of Illinois. I serve my community as a counselor, therapist and change agent. I have had the privilege to work with individuals and families from primarily underserved populations and communities over the course of a 30 year social work practice in two great American cities. I have encountered child, adolescent and adult challenges ranging from trauma to writer’s block and wellness. I will partner with you to create the soft and more concrete changes you are looking to achieve in your life. My style is open, supportive and person centered, we will choose the approach for your situation using a variety of theories and concepts including art, movement, and EMDR.

Next available: Jul 24

Kinya M Lucas-Brown

Kinya M Lucas-Brown, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
18 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Warm
Virtual
Hi! I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) based in Illinois, and I am a virtual practice. I received my Masters from the Loyola University Chicago and have been in this industry for almost 20 years. I help young adults and adults struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, and childhood-trauma become the best versions of themselves. I very much like a positive and strength-based approach to therapy. I think it is important to find balance in your life and it starts with improving self-esteem.

Next available: Jul 24

Nicole Joseph

(she/her)

Nicole Joseph, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
13 years of experience
Virtual
Sure, here’s a combined version of the statements: --- I am Nicole Joseph, a dedicated therapist specializing in solution-focused therapy. My practice centers on helping clients harness their strengths and resources to overcome challenges and achieve their goals. By focusing on solutions rather than problems, I guide individuals and families toward a more positive and fulfilling future. With a passion for helping individuals improve their mental well-being and enhance their lives through therapy, my empathetic and non-judgmental approach creates a safe space for clients to explore their feelings, emotions, and challenges.

Next available: Jul 28

Michelle Wong

(she/her)

Michelle Wong, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
7 years of experience
Virtual
Hello I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker based in Illinois. I received my master's in social work from Loyola University of Chicago. I have been a social worker for 38 years and practicing as a therapist for 6 years. I have experience working with adults who are struggling with anxiety, stress, grief and trauma. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity and compassion. I tailor my treatment to meet my client's specific needs and create a safe and non- judgmental space to support my client's healing journey.

Next available: Jul 24

Katina Wilcher

(she/her)

Katina Wilcher, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
25 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Empowering
Virtual
Greetings! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years of experience providing therapy services to diverse individuals. I have provided clinical services in various therapeutic areas, such as shelters, inpatient/outpatient hospitals, and schools. In doing so, I work with clients with multiple concerns, including parenting, depression, school problems, and trauma, to name a few. I provide trauma-informed care with experience addressing grief, community violence impact, etc.

Next available: Jul 24

Candice Love

(she/her)

Candice Love, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
3 years of experience
Virtual
Life is truly a gift that is meant to be enriching, filled with freedom and happiness. At times we experience challenges that prevent us from living life the way we truly desire. As a modern cognitive behavioral therapist I understand these challenges and how they may alter us internally. My approach to therapy is a collaborative, solution focused and non judgmental. Through this approach I will assist in gaining insight into who you are, empower you to grow and allow you to truly gain the life that you deserve to live. I value being emotionally, behaviorally and mentally healthy. Together we can identify the best strategies, perspectives and mindsets in order for you to create long lasting mental, emotional and behavioral health that can improve your life.

Next available: Jul 26

Lucretia Mayer

(she/her)

Lucretia Mayer, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
8 years of experience
Virtual
I am Lucretia Mayer L.C.P.C. M.A., a mental health psychotherapist, who has experienced nearly a decade of helping clients navigate through life's challenges such as stress, anxiety, BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ concerns, and interpersonal relationships. My approach is deeply rooted in compassion and I employ a range of personalized therapeutic techniques including CBT, DBT, ACT, Gestalt exercises, and Expressive Art Therapy. At Oak and Reed Counseling where I practice, I firmly believe in the power of empathy and tailored care to successfully guide clients through career obstacles or emotional fatigue.

Next available: Jul 29

Heather Brown

(she/her)

Heather Brown, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
15 years of experience
Solution oriented
Open-minded
Humorous
Virtual
Struggling with personal issues with intimacy, connection, romance, or sexuality can be scary and confusing. Having the right someone to work with you to help you get through those times and situations can be rewarding. Whether it’s to develop a way out of a difficult situation, learn how to cope, or explore aspects of yourself I am here to work with you. My primary focus is on issues that manifest themselves in a sexual nature or have a sexual aspect to them. I assist clients in identifying, understanding and overcoming issues of an intimate nature with grace and dignity.

Next available: Jul 24

Emma Eaton

(she/her)

Emma Eaton, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
20 years of experience
Virtual
As a therapist, I will continue to assist client with my full ability and understanding how to decrease the negative and increase the positive internal and external related emotional vulnerabilities. I will concentrate on reaching that approach by assisting you as a client’s with developing your insight of overcoming emotional vulnerabilities and work toward those significant behavioral factors more realistically of gaining a better understanding of learning how to agree and not disagree with living life on life terms appropriately. As your therapist, I will continue to coordinate visits with you to assist you with exploring new methods of learning how to cope with alleged emotional problems reaching a point where you have a feeling of optimism and ready to take the steps towards wellness in your life.

Next available: Jul 25

Tarica Riley - Christian Counselor

Tarica Riley - Christian Counselor, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
12 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Board Certified Professional Christian Counselor. I received my Masters degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and additional training for my Christian Counseling certification from Light University. I combine my mental health training, to help you understand your symptoms, with God's Word, to help you receive hope and healing from the Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace (Isaiah 9:6).

Next available: Jul 24

Marcellus Rose III

(he/him)

Marcellus Rose III, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
10 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Direct
Virtual
Hello! My name is Marcellus. Do you find that you get "stuck" along your life's journey and could use a little support making your way? Do your relationships with others or yourself, past or present, get in the way or create barriers for you? The spaces and places we find ourselves in along life's journey can be distressing, problematic, and/or harmful. Being able to navigate those areas of life in an adaptive way can be beneficial to our well-being. I compare therapy to a car's navigation system, you know the destination and have to do the driving and the therapist offers routes and options for you to take. Working together, you can reach your destination safely and at your own pace.

Next available: Jul 24

Amber Hightower

(she/her)

Amber Hightower, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
15 years of experience
Intelligent
Solution oriented
Virtual
My passion lies in supporting individuals on their emotional health journey and creating a safe space for healing and self-discovery. I believe in a holistic approach to therapy, addressing all aspects of a person's being - the good, the bad, the ups, the downs. By focusing on the mental, physical, and spiritual aspects of an individual, I aim to help clients embrace all parts of themselves as they heal and grow. My goal is to empower individuals to confidently present their true selves to the world and live their desired lives.

Next available: Jul 24

Jasmine Johnson

(she/her)

Jasmine Johnson, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
8 years of experience
Virtual
Welcome! Whether you are beginning or returning to therapy, you have made the right decision to invest in yourself. You may be seeking therapy to work through certain issues or you may be seeking therapy to become a better version of yourself and to maintain good mental health. No matter what your reason is, remember that your therapy journey will be unique. My name is Jasmine Johnson and I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, who believes in the corrective experience; a central role in the transformative process.

Next available: Jul 27

Tiffany Nix, LCSW, SAP

(she/her)

Tiffany Nix, LCSW, SAP, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
8 years of experience
Solution oriented
Open-minded
Virtual
Hi there, my name is Tiffany. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). I studied Community Practice at DePaul University, where I attained my Masters of Social Work. During my career as a LCSW, I have gained experience helping a diverse group of people in all aspects of their lives. I am passionate about helping my clients with improving the quality of their life by providing a safe and judgement free space for them to decompress. Let’s face it, sometimes making the decision to seek therapy is not easy. In fact, it may be one of the hardest decisions you’ll make in your lifetime. I empower my clients and reassure them that they will not walk their therapeutic journey alone. I pride myself on being an empathetic listener and a collaborative partner during my client’s process of healing. Together, we work diligently to help you achieve the goals that you have for yourself.

Next available: Jul 24

Mishawn White

Mishawn White, LCPC - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCPC
15 years of experience
Virtual
Greetings, I am an experienced multicultural clinician in psychosocial evaluation, behavioral healthcare & crisis management. My advanced skills within telehealth, diverse populations and structured treatment planning has contributed to my holistic approach to counseling and therapy. If you are looking for short termed solution focused care or long term exploration, I will humbly and honorably be a partner in your journey to healing. *Counseling can foster personal development and growing pains with intentional growth, if that's what you're ready for, I'm here when you are ready.

Next available: Jul 25

LaVoris Lee

(he/him)

LaVoris Lee, LCSW - Illinois Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
3 years of experience
Intelligent
Empowering
Humorous
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) based in Illinois. I have experience working with clients with a wide variety of mental health issues. I received my Masters degree from Clark Atlanta University and have been practicing for around 3 years. I work primarily with adults who are looking for ways to manage stress and improve their mental wellbeing.

Next available: Jul 24

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