Podcast Interview with Katie Fleming

Podcast Interview with Katie Fleming

  Before entering private practice, our founder, Katie Fleming, worked at a community mental health agency as a Crisis Therapist.  There, she provided emergency mental health assessment and intervention to Chicago youth experiencing a psychiatric emergency.  Recently,...
3 Tips for your First Counseling Session

3 Tips for your First Counseling Session

One of the the most difficult parts of counseling is finding the right counselor to begin with.  In this post, I offered tips on when and how to find the right counselor.  Once you have your first appointment scheduled, there are several steps you can take to prepare...
Emotional Support Animal Vs. Service Animal

Emotional Support Animal Vs. Service Animal

Emotional Support Animals (ESA’s) and Service Animals have many similarities, but also several very important distinctions.  I have outlined the specifics for each below, and gathered most of the information from the ADA website.  For more information, please...
When and How to Start Counseling

When and How to Start Counseling

Often, one of the most difficult phases in counseling is the very beginning.  Knowing when the time is right for you to schedule your first session, and then how to do that. Let’s start with when.  If you were to call me and ask “When should someone start...