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Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor
M.S.W. — Loyola University of Chicago
M.A. — University of Chicago
I Treat
Young Adult
Couple & Marriage
Interracial Couples
Issues I Treat
Couples Conflict
Adult Children & Parent Relationship Issues
Depression / Mood Disorders
Aging Issues
Affairs & Infidelity
Substance Abuse
Anxiety Disorders
Empty Nest Issues
Families with Chronically Mentally Ill Members
Grief & Loss
Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) & Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Medical Illness / Chronic Illness / Disability
LGB/TQ+ Identity & Relationships
Life Stage Transitions
Caregiver Issues
Midlife (Transitions in)
Parenthood (Transition to)
Kink / Alternative Lifestyles
Child-Parent Attachment Issues
College (Transition to)
Divorce / Marital Separation / Post-Divorce Adjustment
Domestic Violence
Therapists in Therapy
Eating Disorders
Emotion Regulation Issues
Health Enhancement / Smoking Cessation / Diet / Illness Prevention
Types of Therapy
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Brief Consultation (1-6 Sessions)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Couple Therapy
Diagnostic Assessment
Integrative Systemic Therapy
Interpersonal Therapy
Mindfulness & Behavior Therapies
Narrative Therapy
Premarital Counseling
Psychodynamic Therapy

As a dual-careerist, Ms. Faulkner comes to therapy with an appreciation for the benefits and consequences of life as we live it. She works collaboratively with clients to identify strengths and goals using behavioral, cognitive, emotional and spiritual modalities. Experienced in all levels of care for behavioral health integrated with medical care, she is committed to life-long learning and social justice.

Other Professional Involvement/Leadership Positions

Adjunct Lecturer — The Art Institute of Chicago
Member of the National Association of Social Workers

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