This month with new years resolutions, we’ve talked a lot about physical wellness. If you’re looking to turn a new page, it’s time to look within mental wellness. Therapy is a powerful tool for improving mental and emotional well-being. It offers individuals a safe and confidential space to explore their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, and to learn new ways of coping with the challenges of life. Whether you’re dealing with stress, anxiety, depression, or any other mental health condition, therapy can provide you with the support and guidance you need to overcome these challenges and achieve greater happiness and fulfillment. Finding support locally may be easier than trekking across the city to meet a therapist for the first time, and it makes making recurring appointments easier to keep.  

Coffee, Hip Hop, and Mental Health

1051 W Belmont

Coffee, Hip-Hop and Mental Health is the perfect step to get into therapy. Their approachable cafe on Belmont strives to de-stigmatize therapy one cup of coffee at a time. They offer Free Community Therapy sessions on Sundays at 5 PM based on different topics, Meditation Tuesdays from 6 PM – 7:30 PM for a mindful and intentional pause, and many more programs throughout the month! They also have recommendations for local and needs-based therapists. Sometimes, it may feel like you’re alone in your struggle, but at Coffee, Hip-Hop, and Mental Health they make sure you feel a part of their community and show how restorative healing can be. Their mission is to bring awareness to the importance of mental health, emotional intelligence, and self-awareness to one’s quality of life, particularly in the black community. Their primary service is to provide access to mental health and therapeutic services by removing the financial, systemic, and emotional barriers which prevent healing.

Clarity Clinic

3666 N. Broadway

Clarity Clinic on Broadway is a one-stop shop for mental wellness! Their spacious, 12 room clinic offers a bright, airy, and welcoming environment, and their Broadway clinicians specialize in child, family, LGBTQ+, and individual therapy counseling. They also have psychiatry available which means comprehensive care. Seeking help at Clarity Clinic can be beneficial for your overall well-being and can lead to a better quality of life. Whether you’re struggling with stress, anxiety, depression, or any other mental health condition, therapy can provide you with the support and guidance you need to overcome these challenges and achieve greater happiness and fulfillment. Clarity Clinic’s Psychiatry and Therapy Services are more than crisis management or the act of giving advice. It is a process, a journey of self-discovery. Therapy is your guide to recognizing, understanding, and trusting your inner-self. It serves as a resource for support, allows you to build skills, and facilitates positive behaviors and practices to help reach your desired goals. Clarity Clinic is committed to providing individuals with the support they need to achieve mental well-being. Their team of experienced therapists is here to guide you through your journey to better mental health.

Bricolage Wellness

2835 N Sheffield

Bricolage Wellness is a holistic wellness center that believes that wellness is a holistic concept that includes not only physical but also mental and emotional well-being. Their community of expert, down-to-earth providers create and hold space for you as you learn to authentically embrace your whole self, acknowledge your many life experiences, and actively seek personal growth all while remaining present in your daily life. Their mission is to empower individuals to achieve their fullest potential by providing a range of services that promote overall wellness. Their experienced and highly trained practitioners are dedicated to providing individualized care to meet the unique needs of each client. Bricolage Wellness also offers workshops and events that promote wellness in the community. They believe that education and community engagement are key components of achieving and maintaining overall wellness. Their wellness center is designed to provide a peaceful and serene environment where individuals can escape the stress and distractions of everyday life. Whether you’re looking to relax and de-stress, or you’re seeking support and guidance on your wellness journey, Bricolage Wellness can help.

Astute Counseling & Wellness Services

3001 N Southport Ave

Astute Counseling & Wellness Services is a professional counseling center that offers a wide range of services to promote mental and emotional well-being. They provide a safe and confidential environment for individuals to explore their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, and to learn new ways of coping with the challenges of life. Their therapists are trained in a variety of therapeutic techniques and modalities, which include cognitive-behavioral therapy, talk therapy, and more. They aim to work with clients to create personalized treatment plans that address their specific needs, They are dedicated to providing quality, evidence-based care to support clients in achieving their goals and improving their overall well-being.