Isabelle Richards, LCPC

Isabelle holds a master’s degree in clinical psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She has also completed her Level I training in Sensorimotor Psychotherapy. Her years of clinical experience have taken her from preschools, schools, and advocacy agencies to medical clinics and rape crisis centers.

As a client-centered, trauma-informed counselor, Isabelle strives for deep empathic understanding, unconditional positive regard, and genuine collaborative relationships with her clients. She believes in each individual’s autonomy, innate healing ability, and potential to grow and develop, no matter the circumstance. She weaves play, art-making, movement, mindfulness, and writing with talk therapy based on client need and interest.

Isabelle works with children, adolescents, adults, and families in the Skokie and West Loop offices. She specializes in working with child and adult survivors of trauma, including sexual violence and abuse. She also has experience working with diverse individuals coping with chronic stress, chronic illness, immigration concerns, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, creative blocks, and life transitions.

“The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.” – Carl Rogers

The need for care and connection is greater than ever during these unprecedented times brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.  While we cannot meet people in person, we are currently offering secure video or phone sessions that many insurance companies have agreed to cover due to the unique circumstances.   

If we can be of help, please call our intake line to set up a new appointment.  847-676-4447 ext 2