Individual Therapy

A course in individual therapy (also known as counseling) allows you and a therapist to meet regularly and discuss thoughts, behaviors, patterns, and emotions in a safe, caring environment. Your therapist will help you identify concerns and areas of personal dissatisfaction as well as personal strengths.

Throughout this process, you and your therapist may explore current and past relationships, phase of life issues, and a variety of stressors commonly part of our challenging, modern lifestyles. As you and your therapist achieve greater clarity in understanding your unique personal narrative, you are also provided with the tools, skills, and awareness to make lasting changes and live a more satisfying life.

About Our Individual Psychotherapy Services

Individual psychotherapy is a partnership between an individual and a professional, such as a psychologist, who is licensed and trained to help people understand their feelings, and assist them with changing their behavior.



The Center For Personal Development is staffed by skilled therapists who conduct individual psychotherapy in Chicago to assist people with their feelings, personal relationships and work issues.While we understand that individuals are unique and complex, and more than just a diagnosis, therapy has enjoyed great success in helping people cope with:

  • Anxiety and depression
  • Addictions and eating disorders
  • Personal Growth
  • Relationships
  • Grieving and loss
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Codependency

At Work

The same psychological principles of individual psychotherapy can be applied at work to:

  • Become a more effective manager
  • Engage your work more completely
  • Guide your own career

In Relationships

Greatly improve your personal relationships with the help of individual psychotherapy:

  • Teach others to respect your boundaries
  • Increase emotional intimacy and sexual satisfaction
  • Share feelings with your partner
  • Engage in more effective communication
  • Conflict and resolution management


To learn more about our individual therapy services, please contact us.

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Change Takes Courage

One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful. ~ Sigmund Freud