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Counselor / Therapist in Chicago, IL

Mary Bernstein, LPC

Mary Bernstein, LPC photo
Licensed Professional Counselor
Portrait Health Centers
Portrait Health Centers are multi-specialty clinics that employ the most cutting-edge and proven assessment protocols and treatment options available, believing that an Effective Treatment Depends On An Accurate Diagnosis. Individuals should not have to “play doctor” by researching available treatments and then self-selecting which of these treatments has been scientifically validated and would be most appropriate for themselves or their family. At Portrait Health Centers, we provide a comprehensive and multi-specialty assessment to determine the underlying causes of your symptoms and incorporate an appropriate treatment plan.
Bio
Specialties: ADHD, Addiction, Anger Management, Anxiety, Behavioral Issues, Bipolar Disorder, Body Image, Career Counseling, Coping Skills, Depression, Eating Disorders, Family Conflict, LGBTQ, Life Transitions, Mood Disorders, Parenting Issues, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Peer Relationships, Personality Disorders, Relationship Issues, Self-Esteem, Self-Harm, Stress Management, Suicidal Ideation, Trauma

Throughout life we all face challenges, at times these can become increasingly overwhelming, and positive outlooks may start to seem more and more limited. Finding a therapist you feel you can work well with is critical to a successful treatment outcome and is key to making positive life changes. Mary approaches therapy by providing a safe and collaborative space that you can explore your issues and concerns without fear of judgment. She feels that therapy is unique for each individual and tailors treatment to fit each individual’s needs. Through a combination of therapeutic approaches Mary empowers her clients to reach their goals by focusing on their strengths, develop a greater self-understanding, identify thought and behavioral patterns that are interfering with their happiness, and master coping skills to improve their quality of life.

Mary is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She obtained her Bachelors degree from Indiana University with a major in psychology and went on to complete her Masters in Community Counseling at Loyola University Chicago. Mary has experience providing service for children, adolescents and adults in outpatient hospital settings, community mental health centers, and through community outreach work.
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Hypnotherapy
 Addiction / Drug Rehab  Learning Disabilities
 Adolescents  Life and Wellness Coaching
 Adoption  Life Transitions
 Anger Management  Loneliness
 Anxiety and Panic  Marriage & Family Therapy
 Arts Therapy (Expressive)  Marriage Counseling
 Asperger's Syndrome  Men's Issues
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)  Neuropsychological Evaluation / Testing
 Bicultural Difficulties  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Body Image Issues  Online / Video / Teletherapy
 Caregiver Issues  Pet Therapy
 Children's Counseling  Play Therapy
 Chronic Illness  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Premarital Counseling
 Couples Therapy  Problem Gambling
 Depression  Psychoanalysis
 Divorce  Psychological Evaluation / Testing
 Domestic Violence  Psychopharmacology
 Eating Disorders  Relationship Issues
 Educational Therapy  Religious Counseling
 EMDR Therapy  Self Esteem Issues
 Family Conflict  Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Gay or Lesbian Issues  Sexual Dysfunction
 Gender Identity / Transgenderism  Stress Management
 Gifted / Talented Issues  Trauma and PTSD
 Grief and Loss  Women's Issues
 Group Therapy  Work and Career Issues
 Herpes and STD Counseling
Certifications
 Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
Payments Accepted
Cash, check, type of insurance, credit cards
Hours:8am-8pm
License:178011747
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Location
500 N. Michigan Ave. ​Suite 1530
ChicagoIL 60611
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