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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), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Couple Therapy, Diagnostic Assessment, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Family Therapy, Integrative Systemic Therapy, Mindfulness & Behavior Therapies, Premarital Counseling, Psychodynamic Therapy
Locations:
Northbrook, Teletherapy

Dr. Livorsi has over fifteen years of experience, with much of her career focusing on the clinical needs of children, adolescents and their families. Having provided clinical leadership in a variety of therapeutic settings, including alternative school placements and residential programs, Dr.

  • Core Faculty, Counseling Program
  • Therapist
Types of Therapy:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness & Behavior Therapies
Locations:
Chicago, Evanston, Teletherapy

Dr. Eleni Maria Honderich has 14 years of clinical practice, primarily assisting clients with addictions and substance use issues. She has extensive experience in helping clients develop healthy coping skills to treat addiction, depression, anxiety and anger management issues.

  • Therapist
  • Director of Clinical Services Administration
  • MSMFT Program Teaching Faculty
Types of Therapy:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Brief Consultation (1-6 Sessions), CBT-informed, Couple Therapy, DBT-informed, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Integrative Systemic Therapy, Meditation, Premarital Counseling, Psychodynamic Therapy
Locations:
Evanston, Teletherapy
Ms. Kinsman is a clinical member and Approved Supervisor of The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT). She is also a member of The Family Institute's Alumni Advisory Board and the former elected chief of staff (2015-2016). 
  • 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.

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

Dr. Sak specializes in neuropsychological and psychological assessment of children, adolescents and adults. He has significant training and experience in outpatient settings throughout the Chicago metropolitan area.

  • Bilingual Therapist
Types of Therapy:
CBT-informed, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Family Therapy, Integrative Systemic Therapy, Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (RODBT)
Locations:
Chicago, Evanston, Teletherapy

Ms. Lockwood is a dedicated therapist with extensive training from The Family Institute in a Family Systems perspective. Ms. Lockwood previously worked as a therapist in a children's outpatient center at Community Counseling Centers of Chicago (C4).

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