Ida Andarge

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Ida Andarge

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Telehealth Available
Professions: Clinical Social Worker, Mental Health Counselor, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
Weekend Availability
Evening Availability


Chicago, Illinois 60647

My Approach to Helping

My goal as a clinician is to make therapy more approachable and palatable, regardless of your background. I believe that therapy is not just for those with diagnosable disorders, nor is it limited to labeling and grouping. You could be well-suited for therapy if you are having difficulty managing experiences, and emotions, on a day to day basis. We all have strengths and challenges that make us uniquely ourselves. While working collaboratively, we will build resiliency and a stronger sense of self. We can normalize the human experience, working to let go of any shame or fear that may have stagnated progress. My practice is trauma-informed while using techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Sensorimotor Therapy, and other mindfully-based and holistic modalities to champion healing and navigating transitions that may have blocked self-discovery. We can work together to create and maintain a life balance, and you can be a present witness to your life unfold in a meaningful and more purposeful way.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW - IL
Registered Yoga Teacher, RYT - Yoga Alliance Inc.
Certified Meditation Facilitator - Thought Transformation Institute

MSW – University of Maryland, Baltimore (Baltimore, MD)
BS Psychology– Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond, VA)

Feminist Psychotherapy
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Mind-Body Therapies
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Solution Focused Therapy
Crisis Intervention
Trauma-Informed Therapy
Strength-Based Therapy
Sensorimotor Therapy

In addition to private practice, I have worked in inpatient hospital settings, residential treatment services, and intensive outpatient programs. My clientele has included adults with co-occurring issues. I have also worked in family separation prevention and family reunification, doing home visits and working with each family member on a therapeutic level. I have completed trauma-informed yoga therapy trainings for adults and children. In addition to my clinical experience, I teach yoga and meditation to at-risk youth and low-income communities.


Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Telehealth

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abortion / Post Abortion Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Bipolar
  • Body Image
  • Breakup
  • Career Choice
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Control Issues
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Isolation
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Other - Not Listed Here
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Psychosis
  • Racism
  • Schizophrenia
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Love
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trust Issues
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Attachment-Based Family Therapy (ABFT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Holistic Psychotherapy
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Other - Not Listed Here
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
  • Yoga Therapy

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