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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. 

  • Core Faculty, Counseling Program
  • Lecturer
  • Counselor
Types of Therapy:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), CBT-informed, Couple Therapy, DBT-informed, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Family Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Mindfulness & Behavior Therapies, Narrative Therapy, Premarital Counseling, Sex Therapy
Locations:
Teletherapy, Chicago, Evanston

Dr. Cannon is an advocate for mental health services, a believer in holistic healing and wellness, a lover of nature, a self-care enthusiast, and a relational being who believes we all strive for connection at the core.

  • Coordinator of Adolescent DBT Services
  • Therapist
Types of Therapy:
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Humanistic Therapy, Mindfulness & Behavior Therapies, Psychodynamic Therapy
Locations:
Teletherapy, Chicago, Evanston

Ms. Conley-Fonda is trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy and Humanist approaches. As part of her training, Ms. Conley-Fonda also researched and produced literature on sexuality and society.

  • Director of Couples Services
  • Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor
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
Locations:
Teletherapy, Chicago, Northbrook

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.

  • Director of Translational Science
Types of Therapy:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Brief Consultation (1-6 Sessions), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Couple Therapy, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), Mindfulness & Behavior Therapies, Premarital Counseling
Locations:
Teletherapy, Evanston, Northbrook

Dr. Erika Lawrence is the Director of Translational Science at The Family Institute at Northwestern University, and is a professor and licensed clinical psychologist. She received her B.A. in Psychology at Emory University, and conducted research under the direction of Professor K.

  • Therapist
Types of Therapy:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), CBT-informed, DBT-informed, Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), Interpersonal Therapy
Locations:
Teletherapy

Laura is trained as a social worker and spent eight years in the field, during which time she transitioned to focus primarily on therapy.

  • Core Faculty, Counseling Program
  • Clinical Lecturer
  • Therapist
Types of Therapy:
Brief Consultation (1-6 Sessions), CBT-informed, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), DBT-informed, Discernment Counseling, Humanistic Therapy, Mindfulness & Behavior Therapies, Narrative Therapy, Relational Cultural Therapy
Locations:
Teletherapy, Chicago, Evanston

As an experienced counselor, Dr. Parries is dedicated to working collaboratively with her clients to bring about positive change in their lives. Through the use of solution focused and cognitive behavioral theories and techniques, she seeks to assist clients with their difficulties. Dr.

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