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Our Therapists

When you work with one of us, you work with all of us. We are a diverse team of therapists who partner together. Our collaborative approach of sharing knowledge and skills ensures the best possible outcomes. 

  • Therapist
Types of Therapy:
Brief Consultation (1-6 Sessions), CBT-informed, Couple Therapy, DBT-informed, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Family Therapy, Integrative Systemic Therapy, Mindfulness & Behavior Therapies, Narrative Therapy, Relational Cultural Therapy, Sex Therapy
Locations:
Chicago, Evanston, Teletherapy

Mr. Hernandez’s extensive training and work experience has allowed him to work with clients of different ages and cultural backgrounds, presenting with a diverse range of symptoms.

  • Clinical Director, Transitions to Parenthood Program
  • Therapist
Types of Therapy:
Couple Therapy, Emotion Focused Therapy, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
Locations:
Chicago, Teletherapy

Ms. Lively is a certified Emotionally Focused couples Therapist (EFT) and her main area of expertise is supporting women, men, infants, couples and families in the transition to parenthood. In addition, she specializes in women's reproductive health.

  • Therapist
Types of Therapy:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotion Focused Therapy, Integrative Systemic Therapy, Mindfulness & Behavior Therapies
Locations:
Chicago, Evanston, Teletherapy

Mr. Callahan is a systems therapist trained at The Family Institute with experience working in both outpatient and residential treatment programs. Recognizing there is no "one size fits all" solution, he collaborates with his clients to apply the work done in therapy to their every day lives.

  • Director of Assessment Services
  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Types of Therapy:
Neuropsychological Assessments for Adults, Neuropsychological Assessments for Children & Adolescents, Neuropsychological Testing
Locations:
Chicago, Teletherapy

Dr. Gartner specializes in neuropsychological assessment, from early childhood through adulthood.

  • Director of Clinical Training
  • Therapist
Types of Therapy:
Integrative Systemic Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy
Locations:
Chicago, Evanston, Teletherapy

Ms. Hayden works with individuals, couples and families. Her areas of interest include working through the impact of trauma in all its forms as well as grief, loss and life transitions.

  • Teaching and Supervising Faculty, Marriage and Family Therapy Program
  • Clinical Lecturer
  • Senior Therapist
Types of Therapy:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Couple Therapy, Integrative Systemic Therapy
Locations:
Evanston, Teletherapy

We have several satellite locations in addition to our four main facilities.