Seeking advice or counsel via the Internet is at best ill-advised, and, at worse, dangerous. You do not know who you are actually contacting; you do not know who is actually responding ... and you are revealing private and personal information about yourself every time you do so.
Currently I am accepting Blue Cross/Blue Shield PPO plans, Blue Cross/Blue Shield Community Options MMAI, Aetna, Cigna and Medicare. I also accept a sliding-scale fee.
Therapy does not have to be a lifetime investment by any means. It should be a goal-driven partnership between the two people in the room. Often we find new goals and have to reassess the priorities, sometimes shifting back and forth between concrete issues and more abstract concerns.
Other questions about therapy...
My office is in the Edgewater neighborhood at
1122 W. Catalpa, 1W
Chicago, IL 60640-1472
(one block south of Bryn Mawr, between Broadway and Winthrop).