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M.A. in Counseling — The Family Institute at Northwestern University
I Treat
Young Adult
Issues I Treat
Depression / Mood Disorders
Anxiety Disorders
Family of Origin Issues
Work / Life Balance
Kink / Alternative Lifestyles
Substance Abuse
Adult Children & Parent Relationship Issues
Men’s Issues
LGB/TQ+ Identity & Relationships
Women's Issues
Stress Management
Grief & Loss
Sexual Issues
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) & Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Divorce / Marital Separation / Post-Divorce Adjustment
Families with Chronically Mentally Ill Members
Emotion Regulation Issues
Couples Conflict
Polyamory, Non-monogamy, Non-traditional Relationships
Affairs & Infidelity
School Stress
Sexual Abuse
Therapists in Therapy
Video Gaming
Types of Therapy
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Brief Consultation (1-6 Sessions)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Couple Therapy
Humanistic Therapy
Integrative Systemic Therapy
Interpersonal Therapy
Narrative Therapy
Psychodynamic Therapy

Karl Briedrick, MA, LPC is a Postgraduate Fellow at The Family Institute at Northwestern University. He graduated with his Masters in Counseling from Northwestern University. He received his undergraduate degree from New York University at the Gallatin School. Karl offers psychotherapy to individuals addressing concerns around mood disorders, anxiety, trauma, grief, chemical dependency and relationship issues for individuals and couples and with members of the LGBTQ community. Karl also loves working with adolescents and young adults as they struggle through the complexities of their emerging adulthood. Having previously worked as a musician and writer, Karl is also uniquely attuned to the challenges facing artists and specializes in working with creative professionals to navigate the individual needs of their practice and process. In working with clients, Karl creates a space of warmth, acceptance and depth though empathetic dialogue. Karl works with clients to develop collaborative strategies for creating meaningful, life-long change.

Insurance Accepted
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Self Pay
Out of Network Reimbursement