Current Mental Health News


Arthur Avalos is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and National Certified Counselor (NCC) providing services to adults and couples at our Chicago — North Michigan Avenue office. Arthur works collaboratively with his clients to help guide them in discovering and living out their most authentic self. You can read his full bio here! To make an appointment
Dr. Aimee Daramus, Psy.D., is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who earned her doctorate and her Master’s in Counseling at Adler University. Aimee specializes in working with adults with bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety, trauma, personality disorders, and psychotic and dissociative disorders. You can read her full bio here! To make an appointment with Aimee, please contact our intake

Therapist Spotlight: Suzie Dukic, PhD, LCPC

Dr. Suzie Dukic is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) with experience working with adults and couples. Dr. Dukic integrates therapy techniques that are personalized for each client, combining tools from models such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Experiential Therapy and Psychodrama. Suzie works at our Chicago – Evanston office. You can read her full bio here!
By UB therapist Michael Maloney, LCPC I had a client recently recounted that they missed the days when you could put the phone off the receiver.  They were obviously talking about what it was like not to be accessible all the time now that we have come from a time of landlines and corded phones
Can you be addicted to work? There’s a difference between enjoying work and being a workaholic. This extra layer of enthusiasm can negatively impact your mental health and personal life. In this discussion, we will explore some common signs of work addiction, along with tips to restore your work/life balance. Your Work Life Drastically Outweighs
Charisse Dawkins is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker providing therapy to children, adolescents, adults, and families. As a US Air Force veteran, Charisse enjoys working with diverse clients and has interests in anxiety, depression, trauma, family issues, interpersonal conflict, and career/life transitions. Charisse works at our Denver- Hale Parkway office. You can read her full bio here!

How to Get out of a Funk

Having a hard time getting motivated? Do you feel like you just don’t want to do anything? Everyone goes through those moments from time to time. However, you can jumpstart your enthusiasm with some simple tricks. Check out this guide to learn how to get out of a funk. Tackle One Tiny Project Motivation has
Across more than 20 years in behavioral health care, Dr. Kate O’Brien has worked in direct agency services, in private practice, and at the corporate level of an international Employee Assistance Company (EAP). In her private practice, she addresses clients’ issues through strategies drawn from solution-focused, cognitively-oriented, multicultural and social justice perspectives. Kate works out of our newly opened St. Louis-Clayton office. You can read her full bio here! To make an appointment with Kate,
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