Therapists Specializing in Medical Professionals' Mental Health in Chicago

Many medical professionals are at risk of burnout and work-related stress due to the nature of the work: long hours, a complex and intense workload, exposure to suffering, and a high emotional load. These pressures can be overwhelming and can increase vulnerability to symptoms of common mental health challenges, such as depression or anxiety.

When these symptoms start to impact daily life or work, it can help to remember that your own wellbeing is equally as important as that of your patients. Therapy can be a powerful tool for improving your overall health and functioning. Many efficacious therapy modalities can be explored with the providers below, so find an approach that resonates with you and is a good fit for your needs. Some therapists might focus on helping you develop new coping skills, explore workplace problems, and reason through potential solutions to these problems. Other providers might help you examine your thinking patterns and help you develop alternative perspectives.

Find therapists in Chicago who specialize in medical professionals’ mental health below. Therapists have been vetted by the Zencare team for clinically rigorous, quality care. Visit their profiles to watch an introductory video and book a free initial call to find a good fit!


InTouch & Motion

InTouch & Motion

4028 Illinois 19, Chicago, IL, 60641

4001 North Ravenswood Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60613

Online Sessions, IL

Insurances: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois Blue Choice
Accepting new clients online
Out-of-pocket-fees: $160 per session

InTouch & Motion is a creative arts therapy practice in Chicago, IL whose providers offer individual therapy for adults, children, and adolescents as well as couples, family, and group therapy sessions.

COVID-19 Update: InTouch & Motion is offering in-person therapy sessions at this time; however, please note that a telehealth intake is required first. In-person sessions may then be determined to be plausible based on safety and privacy concerns (as discussed with the therapist during the intake appointment).


Anna  Minor

Anna Minor

Online Sessions, IL

Accepting new clients online
Out-of-pocket-fees: $150 per session

As a recovering perfectionist, I’ve been where you are. I know how scary it feels to let your guard down and ask for help, especially when you’re the person others rely on and look to for support. But you are not alone. This is the same place where I and all my clients started from. I would love to help you step away from the pressure of constant self-improvement and to learn to be confident in yourself and your decisions.

I offer a free video consultation to any potential clients. During our consultation, I will be able to learn more about your main areas of concern and answer any questions you may have. If you do not see a consult time that works for you, please email, text, or call me and we can find a better time. I respond to all inquires and usually the same day.


Centered Therapy Chicago

Centered Therapy Chicago

Online Sessions, IL

Insurances: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Accepting new clients online
Out-of-pocket-fees: $50 - $195 per session

Life struggles are inevitable and you don’t need to wait until there is a “problem” to seek therapy. It takes strength and courage to ask for help and sometimes the hardest thing to do is to take the first step in asking for support. We believe that therapy can enrich people’s lives and relationships. We have worked with clients to overcome challenges and dramatically improve their lives.


Sue  De Santo

Sue De Santo

Online Sessions, IL

Accepting new clients online
Out-of-pocket-fees: $150 per session

Are you struggling with repeating the same dating and relationship patterns and don’t know why or how to change it? Hi I’m Sue De Santo Relationship Coach and Therapist, I work  with singles and couples guiding them in navigating the changing landscape of relationship issues with more ease and confidence. If you would like be more confident and clear about your stumbling blocks that make you feel, insecure, anxious and frustrated, contact me for a free phone 15 minute phone consultation.

Right now all my sessions are via Video Conferencing, so you can be in the comfort of your own home and leans tools to help you have the relationships you want.


Whitley  Lassen

Whitley Lassen

Online Sessions, IL

Accepting new clients online
Out-of-pocket-fees: $175 per session

I will work with you to learn coping skills and strategies to manage stress and anxiety, so that you can live a meaningful and purposeful life. At the end of therapy, you will be like your own therapist. Take control of your anxiety, worry, fears, and phobias today by scheduling a phone consultation.


Simrin  Jaglan

Simrin Jaglan

Online Sessions, IL

Accepting new clients online
Out-of-pocket-fees: $150 - $200 per session

Whatever brought you here, it shows acknowledgement that we are human and awareness of our ability to work through our pains. It takes courage to recognize that additional help is needed and to try something different than you may be used to. Take a moment and appreciate your bravery; this is you trying something new, something you may not have thought about before! I believe we all experience pain in life; what’s important is to identify the healthiest ways to manage it and how to stay present. We can learn to channel our energy into valued living and be productive with our pain. I hope to encourage you to embrace life’s challenges, using your own strengths and internal resources, to move in the direction of growth and valued living. My intention is to provide a safe and motivating space to nurture insight, confidence, and readiness to take action in your life; to build a life you are proud and inspired to live.

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Uncertain of what the future holds? Seemingly you have it all together, but deep down you’re filled with worry. You feel out of control and try everything possible to regain control, but it’s not working! Whether you feel pressured by societal expectations or are your own worst critic; life’s ups & downs can feel like a never-ending ride. Maybe it's self-esteem; maybe it's body image; maybe it's relationships or just overwhelming stress... Imagine if you felt balanced again; comfortable in your own skin. Imagine feeling confident and ready to embrace life’s chaos in the healthiest of ways. I can help.

I believe that you can live the life you desire. It starts with awareness that something is ‘stuck’, not working in the way we hoped it would, and willingness to acknowledge the need to reassess and try something different. Yes, it may be easier said than done; however, when you expand awareness of how your inner world is impacting your outer world (and vice versa) it opens up countless directions to choose from, creating opportunities for change and to build the life you truly want to live. When we learn to embrace the rollercoaster of life and to navigate its challenges in healthy ways, we have more energy to act in ways we value and to move in directions of our choice. When we are present, confident to take on the good and the bad, we have the ability, power, and space to create a life that is meaningful, joyful, and genuine. I hope to support you in your journey, providing you with the skills and insight needed, to grow and achieve your goals!


Gail  Grabczynski

Gail Grabczynski

1325 South Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60605

Online Sessions, IL

Insurances: Aetna, Cigna, Medicaid, Medicare, United Healthcare, Magellan Health, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO, Northwestern University Student Health Insurance (Aetna)
Accepting new clients in-person & online
Out-of-pocket-fees: $175 per session

I feel it is an honor and privilege to work with clients to help navigate their challenges and obstacles. It takes a significant amount of courage to share with someone their secrets or difficulties. I take this honor very seriously and will work to the best of my ability to help you create skills and methods to maneuver through your obstacles. I hope to assist you in so much that you will be able to take the tools developed within our sessions and apply them for yourself, by yourself.


Rob  Walters

Rob Walters

Online Sessions, IL

Insurances: Blue Cross Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Accepting new clients online
Out-of-pocket-fees: $160 per session

Hello and thank you for considering me as your mental health provider. I believe in meeting clients where they are in terms of readiness for treatment and hope to work towards meaningful change together. I own and manage a solo practice and keep a controlled caseload that allows me to offer more specialized attention and focused treatment for each client. I offer some flexibility when it comes to session frequency and weekly sessions may be what you are looking for but there also times when you may need to meet more than once week, bi-monthly, or less regular maintained sessions.

Emotional distress can manifest in a number of ways which may include panic attacks, irritability, sadness, impulsivity, excessive worry, grief, nightmares, feeling generally overwhelmed, difficulty coping, among many other variations. Trauma may also surface in ways that be can be difficult to understand at first. I believe that a strong therapeutic alliance is essential to exploring, processing, and developing additional coping strategies. Treatment can take on a variety of shapes and forms and I look forward to understanding your emotional experience.

I am an LGBTQ ally and provide treatment in a safe space.

If you have any questions or would like to set up an initial appointment then please contact me via email or phone.


Natalie Kathrin Horn

Natalie Kathrin Horn

Online Sessions, IL

Insurances: Cigna, United Healthcare, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Waitlist available online
Out-of-pocket-fees: $75 - $125 per session

If you are struggling with stress, anxiety, sadness, or motivation you are not alone. Many of us encounter roadblocks that interfere with our ability to live a life full of joy, meaning, purpose, and vitality. Sometimes our thoughts and emotions keep us stuck and cause us to feel we are merely surviving rather than thriving.

As a psychologist and coach, I am here to guide you along your journey to better health and wellness. Whether you are looking to make a major life change or a small adjustment I am here to help you move toward your vision for the future. Let's work together to identify what’s holding you back, overcome the roadblocks, and help you transform into your happiest and healthiest self.

As a human being, I understand wanting to live, not simply exist. Throughout my life I have learned that setting achievable goals and dreaming big can co-exist. I have used many of the same strategies I use in my professional work to achieve my own personal goals. If we are honest with ourselves about what we want, have the courage to work at it day after day, and embrace progress over perfection, we are capable of achieving so much more than we thought possible. Let me help you create a life that is overflowing with the experiences and purpose you’ve always wanted.

If you think we might be a good fit, contact me to schedule a free consultation today. I look forward to hearing from you!


Anna  Celander

Anna Celander

Online Sessions, IL

Insurances: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois Blue Choice
Waitlist available online
Out-of-pocket-fees: $40 - $130 per session

Most of the clients I work with are struggling with life transitions, general stress, and/or anxiety. In addition to navigating general feelings of hopelessness and worry, I specialize in assisting clients who are coping with a cancer diagnosis, as well as care givers to those that are diagnosed. I have experience working with young adults, adults, and older adults. If you are searching for nonjudgmental support, are interested in having concrete skills to help cope, or would like to use creativity as an outlet to explore your struggles, I am here to help.

Seeking help from a therapist can be overwhelming. My goal is to make the process as seamless as possible. If you are searching for support while navigating the inevitable ups and downs of life, or are coping with a cancer diagnosis, feel free to schedule a free consultation call today.


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