Lainie Gilford, LCSW, Clinical Social Work in Chicago, Illinois, 60602

Lainie Gilford, LCSW

Lainie Gilford, LCSW

Professions: Clinical Social Worker
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LCSW - 149.017087
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1-800-651-8085 ext. 32640
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Office 1
30 N. Michigan Ave.
Suite 925
Chicago, Illinois 60602
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Billing and Insurance

I am an in-network provider for:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Land of Lincoln Health Insurance Co-Op

Fees: $150 to $180 per session

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Talking about your struggles can be a difficult and anxiety-provoking experience. I understand that successful therapy is only possible in the context of a respectful working relationship with my patients. I cultivate this relationship by seeing each person as a multifaceted individual, deserving of compassion and acceptance.

My approach to the process of therapy is customized for you.

In our initial meeting, we will start where you are most comfortable. I will allow you to set the pace and give you the space to tell your story. Together, we will work within your value system to help you identify and meet your goals.

Email or Call Lainie Gilford, LCSW at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 32640

More Info About My Practice

I have experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families in various mental health settings.

In my practice, I work with individuals struggling with substance use, depression, anxiety, trauma, eating disorders, relationship issues, self-esteem issues, and LGBTQ/identity concerns.

Services I Provide

  • Family Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Behaviorism
  • Body Image
  • Breakup
  • Bullying
  • Career Choice
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Communication Problems
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Esteem
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy /REBT
  • Emotion Focused Therapy
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Humanistic Psychology
  • Mindfulness Based Interventions
  • Play Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational Psychotherapy
  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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