cfcadmin

Parenting (and now teaching) Through a Pandemic

Parenting (and now teaching) Through a Pandemic

A new academic year is approaching, and this year, school has a different feel to it! While it is understandable that parents are feeling added stress due to uncertain dynamics, it is important to recognize that no one is alone in navigating this journey. With that said, there are some tried and true ways that […]

Need Some Help During This Trying Time?

Need Some Help During This Trying Time?

It goes without saying that 2020 has thrown some curveballs in our direction. While we like to feel prepared for life’s events, it felt nearly impossible to feel completely prepared for the changes our society is faced with when navigating the COVID-19 pandemic.  We recognize that during this time, the levels of anxiety most people […]

Special sliding scale rates for unemployed Chicago residents.

CFC realizes that therapy is not accessible to all and that it should be. Our intern is accepting new clients session and select therapists‘ are providing sessions for a great reduced price with proof of unemployment. For more information and to schedule an appointment please contact Joanna with dates and times that work best for […]

Mike Walker – Psychotherapist /Assessment

Mike is a PhD student training as a clinical psychologist at the Pacifica Graduate Institute in California. His prior background includes work in pastoral counseling and psychiatric nursing, as well as support group facilitation in various settings. He brings a psychodynamic perspective to his work with clients, helping them to examine all sides of an […]

Adulting 101: Imposter Syndrome

Adulting 101: Imposter Syndrome

Calling all university students, new parents, first “real job” employees, first time teachers, graduate students, and anybody else in their 20’s to early 30’s: What… the hell… is happening?! We have reached this point in our lives where we are technically adults. Sometime we feel like our job is to make everyone around us believe […]

Being Helpless in the Helping Profession

Being Helpless in the Helping Profession

It’s quite interesting,really, being in a ‘helping profession’ and still feeling so helpless in the world we live in.  As therapists, our goal is to help others feel empowered, feel worthy, feel ENOUGH. But, what happens when we ourselves feel that enough isn’t.. well.. enough?!  As I watch the news and question my own ability, […]

Can you be ok where you are and motivated to be more?

Can you be ok where you are and motivated to be more?

Quarantine. A time to sit and reflect on where you are and where you want to be. A unique opportunity to sit with ourselves and dig a bit deeper and understand our thoughts a bit clearer.  What do I crave?  Can we be happy and proud of where I am and still aspire to be […]

The Importance of Telehealth/Phone Therapy

The Importance of Telehealth/Phone Therapy

We are currently living in a time none of us have experienced in our lifetime. The constant news, media attention, and even misinformation in some cases being spread across the world about COVID-19 has caused mass panic, stress, trauma, grief, depression and anxiety. Many people are in a state of confusion, shock and some are […]

Setting Boundaries When it Feels Hard

Setting Boundaries When it Feels Hard

Due to events beyond our control, most people’s day-to-day life looks and feels quite different. As we navigate through change, it is essential to become mindful of your personal thoughts and feelings,as how others influence your behavior.  Boundaries exist in different ways with different people. Yet, it is important to ask yourself “what belongs to […]

Scroll to Top

Special sliding scale rates for unemployed Chicago residents.