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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. 

  • Director of Child, Adolescent & Family Services
  • Therapist
Types of Therapy:
Brief Consultation (1-6 Sessions), CBT-informed, Couple Therapy, DBT-informed, Diagnostic Assessment, Family Therapy, Meditation, Mindfulness & Behavior Therapies, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Relational Cultural Therapy
Locations:
Chicago, Westchester

Natasha Varela, LCPC, began her clinical practice working with children and adolescents in crisis.

  • Therapist
  • Core Faculty, Counseling Program
Types of Therapy:
Brief Consultation (1-6 Sessions), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Couple Therapy, Family Therapy, Humanistic Therapy, Mindfulness & Behavior Therapies, Premarital Counseling, Relational Cultural Therapy
Locations:
Evanston, Northbrook

Dr. Fangzhou Yu-Lewis is a bilingual clinician, counselor educator, scholar and first-generation immigrant. She teaches Psychotherapy Theories, Multicultural Counseling and Career Counseling graduate courses in the Counseling Program. Dr.

  • Core Faculty, Marriage & Family Therapy Program
  • Therapist
Types of Therapy:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Diagnostic Assessment, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotion Focused Therapy, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Integrative Systemic Therapy, Relational Cultural Therapy
Locations:
Evanston, Northbrook

Dr. Sahebi is a licensed marriage and family therapist at The Family Institute. She has specialized training in the treatment of trauma and provides therapeutic services to children/adolescents, adults, families, couples and groups.

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

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

  • Therapist
Types of Therapy:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), DBT-informed, Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), Humanistic Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Mindfulness & Behavior Therapies
Locations:
Chicago, Evanston

Dr. Rosen received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology with an area of concentration in child, adolescent and family psychology. Dr.

  • Director of Emerging Adults Program
  • Clinical Lecturer
  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Types of Therapy:
Couple Therapy, Family Therapy, Humanistic Therapy, Integrative Systemic Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Meditation
Locations:
Chicago, Evanston

As the clinical director of the Psychotherapy Change Project, Dr.

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