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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 […]

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 […]

Will My Relationship Survive This Virus

Will My Relationship Survive This Virus

Many of us are in a relationship that was already taxed before being quarantined and ordered to stay at home–for the foreseeable future. Some of you are in the process of divorce and now that courts have halted, you are feeling stuck. Others might have children and now you’re having to work even more as […]

The Brain and All Its Glory 

The Brain and All Its Glory 

In times where our stress levels are high, we can sometimes feel like our bodies and minds are in danger. News, media, and external stressors can create somatic effects on the body. As we digest information that our brains perceive as scary and dangerous, our bodies physically release chemicals of ‘danger alerts’ as a way […]

Coronavirus/Health Anxiety

Coronavirus/Health Anxiety

Reading and watching the news lately, it’s difficult not to feel some level of anxiety. For some, however, the constant coverage of the current COVID-19, also referred to as coronavirus can exacerbate anxiety for individuals who have a history of health and other anxiety-related disorders. While there is a need to take precautions to protect […]

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Special sliding scale rates for unemployed Chicago residents.