Our Team

Empowered Therapy is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and trauma informed care for individuals and couples in Chicago and the surrounding area.

Meet our Team

Saad Athar

 

M.A in Clinical Psychology, Psychometrist

He | Him | His

Neuropsychological Testing

 

Saba Aqel

 

LPC, NCC

She | Her | Hers

Acculturation | Trauma & Grief | Immigrant & First Generation Issues | Identity

Lauren Sabbath

 

Nurse Practitioner

She | Her | Hers

Medication Management 

 

 

Michael Han

 

LPC

He | Him | His

Anxiety & Depression | LGBTQ+ | Identity Development | Emerging Adulthood | Life Transitions | Relationships & Attachment

Malory Dahl

 

LCPC, CSAC

She | Her | Hers

Trauma| Depression | Anxiety | Interpersonal Difficulties | Substance Use Concerns

Liza Sherbin

 

LCSW

She | Her | Hers

ADHD | Body Image Challenges | Professional Difficulties | Relationship & Social Challenges | Life Transitions

Madyson Bondi

 

LPC

She | Her | Hers

Trauma | Anxiety | Mood Disturbances | Identity Development | Interpersonal & Attachment Related Issues

Kate Hinkle

 

LPC

She | Her | Hers

Anxiety | Trauma | Sexuality | Self Concept and Identity | Life Transitions

Hamzah Beydoun

 

ALMFT, LPC

He | Him | His

Families | Couples| Infidelity | Intimacy | Trauma |Immigrant & First Generation Issues | Parenting

Amber Loveshe

 

LPC, NCC

She | Her | Hers

Couples Counseling | Trauma | Anxiety | Depression | Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence |
Grief | LGBTQIA+ | Boundary Setting

Nicole Kubera

 

LSW

She | Her | Hers

Relationships | Emerging Adults | Anxiety & Depression | Trauma | Substance Use Concerns

Sidney Johnson

 

LSW

He | Him | His

Complex Trauma | PTSD | Anxiety and Depression | Low Self-Esteem | Stress Management

Rachel Justie

 

LCPC

She | Her | Hers

Anxiety & Depression | ADHD | Life Transitions | Issues related to Sex + Intimacy | Relationships | Communication and Conflict Resolution

Jessica E. Garcia

 

M.A.

She | Her | Hers

Complex Trauma | Depression and Anxiety | Issues Related to Multiculturalism | Gender & Sexuality | Issues Related to Identity & Relationships

JaShawn Hill

 

LCSW

She | Her | Hers

(Complex) Trauma | Grief | Addiction | Life Transitions | Couples Work | Family Support | Youth in Crisis | Spirituality

Rachel Ochse

 

Psy.D

She | Her | Hers

EMDR | Complex Trauma | Anxiety | Intersectionality | Identity Development | Consensual Non-Monogamy

Quinn Davis

 

LPC, R-DMT

She | Her | Hers

Domestic Violence | Trauma | Grief | Identity | Life Transitions | Integration

Courtney Schwabauer

LSW

She | Her | Hers

Depression | Anxiety | Life Transitions | Trauma | Gender | Sexuality

Karl Southgate

 

Psy.D

He | Him | His

Depression & Anxiety | Trauma | Relational Discord | Work-Related Stress

Katie Schad

 

LCSW

She | Her | Hers

Women | Young Adults | Couples | Interpersonal Relationships | Anxiety | Depression

Sarah Wiltgen

 

LCPC, BC-DMT

She | They

Body Image | LGBTQIA+ | Trauma | Stress Management

Jessica McKenzie

 

LCPC

She | Her | Hers

Emerging Adults | Women of Color | Burnout | Post-College Transitions

Kanika Shirole

 

NCC, LCPC

She | Her | Hers

Intersectionality | Trauma & Grief | Self-Awareness

Margaret Davis

 

LCPC, ATR

She | Her | Hers

Anxiety | Depression | Trauma| Relationships | Art Therapy

Larisa Garski

 

LMFT

She | Her | Hers

Chief of Clinical Staff

Adrianna Deering

 

LCPC, PMH-C

She | Her | Hers

Anxiety | Life Transitions | Work-Life Balance | Dating & Relationships | Trauma | Perinatal & Postpartum |  Maternal Mental Health

Vasoula Rekhson

 

ALMFT

She | Her | Hers

Life transitions | Fertility | Parenting | Sexual & Emotional Intimacy | Couples | Anxiety

Emily Jones

 

LSW

She | Her | Hers

Trauma | Gender & Sexuality | Identity | Relationships | Couples | Depression & Anxiety

Kristin Reitz

 

LCSW

She | Her | Hers

LGBTQ+ | Substance Use Concerns | Anxiety | Depression | LGBTQ+ family building | Life Transitions

Virginia Thornton

 

LPC

She | Her | Hers

Anxiety | Depression | Parental Stress and Stress Management | Work-Life Balance |  Parental Stress | Self Esteem | Grief | Life Adjustment Issues | Trauma

Lyna Tome

 

LCPC

She | Her | Hers

Anxiety | Depression | Life transitions | Emerging Adults | Multiculturalism and First Generation Issues | Relationship and social challenges

Ashlin Kamoe

 

MSW

She | Her | Hers

Couples Counseling | Anxiety | Depression | Life Transitions | ADHD | Grief | Sexuality | LGBTQIA+ | Perinatal Mental Health | High Achievers | Work-life Balance

Cristina Galvan

 

AMFT

She | They | Them

Family Therapy | Marriage Therapy 

Ashely Hardin

 

LPC

She | Her | Hers

Anxiety | Depression | Life transitions | ADHD| | Social issues | Grief and loss | Religious trauma | Self-esteem | Sex | LGBTQ+ | Veterans | CBT

Emily Berkman

 

LCSW

She | Her | Hers

Anxiety &Depression | Loss & Bereavement | Caregiver Burnout & Parenting | Work-Life Stress

Dr. Mary Ross-Newman, PsyD

 

Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Neuropsychologist  

She | Her | Hers

Neuropsychological Assessments