Heal. Rebuild. Change.


We work with people who are struggling with anxiety, depression, life changes, relationship concerns, and more.

Empowered Therapy provides both individual and couples counseling.


Services include: Anxiety Treatment, Couples Counseling, Relationship Counseling, Women’s Counseling, Individual Therapy for major life changes and emotional concerns.

Our Story


Empowered Therapy’s Founder, Elizabeth Burke, has long been sought after for solace and advice. As the practice grew, Burke built a team of highly qualified therapists who are dedicated to helping others. Each therapist at Empowered Therapy brings unique experiences that, together, create a well-rounded team ready to provide a supportive environment to individuals in Chicago.


To empower each client to overcome anxiety, life changes, relationship concerns, and other challenges. Although we work with all people, Empowered Therapy focuses on women and couples who are ready to face their worries. Ultimately, we will work together toward positive change in a supportive, therapeutic environment.


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The process to start counseling is simple. First, contact us to meet with one of our therapists. Then, during your first session, you will be able to express your concerns in a confidential and safe environment. Finally, following the first meeting, your therapist will arrange a consistent schedule to ensure you receive ongoing support.

Latest From Our Blog


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Compassion & Therapy: Always Intertwined

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Empowered Therapy, Inc.
155 N Michigan Ave #202
Chicago, IL 60601