Lindsay Sherman

MAAT, LCPC

Lindsay Sherman

MAAT, LCPC

Telehealth Available
Professions: Art Therapist, Licensed Professional Counselor
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LCPC - 180011645
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Cigna
Fees: Office Appointments: Individual Therapy- $130; Relationship Counseling- $150
Free Initial Consultation
Weekend Availability
Evening Availability

Offices

73 W. Monroe
Suite 411
Chicago, Illinois 60603

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My Approach to Helping

Are you struggling with emotions, career, relationships, or chronic pain, but not sure how to move forward? Have you had difficulty connecting with other therapists? Life events can be unexpected, overwhelming, and traumatic. You deserve space to process what brings you to therapy with a professional who can validate your experiences and commit to working with you, at your pace, to develop solutions. I work from a culturally-aware, trauma-informed perspective to ensure that you feel seen and heard, and offer Art Therapy. Non-judgmental by nature, I collaborate with clients by building on strengths to overcome challenges.

With therapy, trauma can be integrated into the past where it occurred, and I can help you learn how to feel safe and grounded in the present. I can also assist with learning self-advocacy in the medical world, brainstorm accommodations, and develop coping for when chronic pain or disability triggers feelings of hopelessness, depression, or anxiety.

As a queer-identified and sex positive (kink & poly affirming) therapist, I also offer a deep understanding of LGBTQ+ concerns. I value working with diverse clientele and welcome people to therapy who struggle with a range of issues. Therapy is an investment in yourself. My ultimate goal is to help you become the best version of yourself, as you envision it.

More Info About My Practice

Every therapist has different boundaries with clients. I maintain strict professional boundaries with all clients in order for their therapy to be effective, but also value authenticity. In general, clients who work well with me want a therapist who speaks with them, and not to or at them. I am a mental health expert; you are the expert of your own life. Let's work together to create the change you want to see.

My Guiding Ethical Principles

As a result of years of effectively working with diverse populations, I highly value cultural awareness as a guiding ethical principal in my work as a therapist. Grasping an understanding of my clients different intersections of identity, privileges, and ways in which they may be marginalized, is crucial to understanding how to best help them. As an LGBTQIA affirming and sex positive (kink and poly affirming) therapist, I am passionate about making therapy a nonjudgmental space where all can feel welcomed and cared for, regardless of their race, gender, sexuality, religion, or immigration status. My willingness to admit when I don't know or understand something, and then find guidance on the topic, is critical to maintaining myself as a culturally aware therapist.

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Services I Provide

  • Art Therapy
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Consultation
  • Creative Arts Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Telehealth

Ages I Work With

  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    My practice is focused on empowering people struggling with chronic pain, illness or disability live fulfilling lives, and cope with the challenging mental health issues that can arise as a result of their physical condition(s). I also specialize in treating trauma and PTSD, LGBTQIA concerns, anxiety, depression, and assisting people through major life changes. I work with adults of all ages, with specialized experience working with emerging adult and college aged populations.

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abortion / Post Abortion Issues
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Breakup
  • Career Choice
  • Chronic Illness / Disability
  • Chronic Pain
  • Communication Problems
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Family Problems
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • HIV / AIDS
  • Identity Issues
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Prejudice / Discrimination
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Shame
  • Values Clarification
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Art Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Feminist Therapy
  • Humanistic Psychology (humanism)
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Logotherapy
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET)
  • Psychodynamic
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
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