Bob Ryan, LCPC, ATR
Chicago - Evanston
Bob Ryan is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and Registered Art Therapist experienced in working with adults of all ages, families, couples, children and adolescents. As a graduate and Clinical Supervisor at Adler University, Bob believes that individuals need to belong and contribute to society in order to feel complete. To this end Bob utilizes an Adlerian model of encouragement and honesty in assisting clients to live up to their full potential. He employs a broad range of mind and body focused therapies to help individuals be more creative, comfortable, and productive in their lives and careers, to possess a deeper sense of balance and self-esteem. Bob is dedicated to helping clients work through difficulties in their personal and professional lives be they grief, loss, divorce, career setbacks, aging, or life transitions. He has experience working with adolescents and young adults with physical and mental disabilities, with LGBTQ+ individuals and couples, older individuals living with Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease, and with trauma and abuse survivors and their families. Bob’s particular interest is in lightening the burdens of those in the sandwich generation; individuals who may still be raising children while having to care for and make decisions for aging parents. These particular individuals experience extremes of emotion as they take on new burdens and roles within the family.