Candice  Love

Candice Love

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW
Illinois Accepting Online
Chicago Not Accepting In-person
Updated January 19, 2021

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Life transitions
  • Family issues
  • Identity development
  • Race & cultural identity
  • Depression

Professional statement

Candice Love is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Chicago, IL who specializes in life transitions, anxiety, depression, relationships, family issues, and identity-based concerns. She frequently works with young adults and adults navigating multifaceted stressors.

Candice's approach is culturally sensitive; and she enjoys working with individuals from an intersectional perspective. Candice is passionate about working the people of color navigate their experience within the workplace, career, family history, and romantic relationships.

Candice utilizes the Gottman method to assist couples in reaching the relationship goals they need and deserve. Candice enjoys helping individuals secure new language and tools to navigate relationship conflict within a couple or with any relationship. When you begin work with Candice she will help you implement healthy communication, boundaries, and perspective with yourself and others.

She looks forward to meeting you in South Loop, where her office is located.


Message to clients

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 be altering you internally. I am ready to be there every step of the way to tackle the unexplainable internal struggles. My approach to therapy is a collaborative, solution focused and nonjudgmental. Through this approach I will assist you in gaining insight into who you are, empower you to grow and allow you to truly gain the life that you deserve to live.

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. While working together, we will navigate life transitions, ending of relationships, grief, identity issues, self love, family issues, self esteem, depression, anxiety and more.

I will see you as a respected human being and treat you with care and understanding. Our main objective together is to restore the balance and help you live the life you always envisioned and desired.


Specialties

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress

Family issues - Promoting communication and supporting family members to address challenges and reduce conflict and distress

Identity development - Understanding, accepting, and strengthening one’s sense of self through the exploration of family, work, and personal values; addressing issues such as, race, class, gender, and sexual orientation, in the context of self experience

Race & cultural identity - Exploring topics of racial, cultural, and ethnic background as it relates to one’s family origins and personal identity

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois Blue Choice
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Anthem Blue Cross

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $150 (50min)
  • Initial session: $150 (50min)
  • Couples sessions: $215 (90min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly

Location(s)

Online Sessions (Illinois)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
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Chicago practice
1136 South Delano Court, STE B201, Chicago, Illinois 60605
Not accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Please inquire about hours
  • Tue Please inquire about hours
  • Wed Please inquire about hours
  • Thu Please inquire about hours
  • Fri Please inquire about hours
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun Please inquire about hours

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 6 years

Roamers Therapy LLC, Psychotherapist & Clinical Supervisor , 2021 - Present
Access Behavioral Health Clinic, Behavioral Health Consultant , 2019 - 2021
Center for Law and Social Worker , Social Worker , 2016 - 2019
Hartgrove Behavioral Health Hospital , Social Worker & Therapist , 2015 - 2016

University of Illinois Chicago, Master of Social Work, 2015
Illinois State University, Bachelors of Science in Psychology, 2012


Languages

English