Meet our therapist!

Lauren McBride, MA, LCPC


Lauren is the owner and founder of Healed and Whole Counseling Services. She is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Chicago, IL and received her Masters of Arts from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Providing counseling services for children, adolescents and adults for many years has equipped her with the skills to assist clients with numerous presenting symptoms. She specializes in serving the black community to assist those with past trauma to find healing as well as millennial's to address post traumatic stress disorders, depression, anxiety, thought distortions and "adulting" in general. Incorporating innovative therapy approaches in session such as mindfulness, meditation, and narrative therapy techniques will allow you to learn or enhance on coping skills. Let's discuss your present concerns and allow Lauren to help you reach your goals.

Healed and whole is the goal! 

Rhea Brown, M.Ed., LPC


Rhea is a Licensed Professional Counselor who received her Masters of Education from DePaul University. She has provided counseling to children and adults in a variety of settings for many years. Rhea views psychotherapy as a journey of self-discovery and growth. In a comfortable, supportive atmosphere, Rhea will offer a personalized approach tailored to each client’s individual needs. Rhea has experience working with clients who struggle with depression, anxiety, mood disorders, work related stressors, divorce, grief, and self esteem. Together, you will work with Rhea to gain a deeper understanding of your current life challenges and strengths in order to address the root problems and create lasting change. By helping you to gain clarity around conflict, troubling feelings, and patterns of behavior, it is possible to learn healthier ways of coping with stress and live a more connected, satisfying, and empowered life. 


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