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LifeWorks Psychotherapy Center will be closing its doors as of June 30, 2024

Hello dear colleagues, friends, associates of LifeWorks, LifeWorks Psychotherapy Center will be closing its doors as of June 30, 2024. It has been an honor to serve the extraordinary and diverse communities we have been a part of for the last 12 years.  And we feel deeply grateful to have had the privilege to do […] Read more “LifeWorks Psychotherapy Center will be closing its doors as of June 30, 2024”

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A Season for Becoming

“The moment in between what you once were and who you are now becoming, is where the dance of life really takes place.”   This quote from Barbara de Angelis describes the gap between our ordinary way of experiencing and identifying ourselves, and a new or emerging sense of self – a being we are becoming but […] Read more “A Season for Becoming”

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LGBTQIA+ Self-Care and Empowerment: How Can Therapy Help?

You know that psychotherapy can play a vital role in supporting the self-care, self-expression, and personal empowerment you want as an LGBTQIA+ individual. Yet, navigating the complexities of identity, societal challenges, and emotional well-being can be overwhelming. How does psychotherapy help and what steps can you take to build momentum in a positive direction for yourself? Read more “LGBTQIA+ Self-Care and Empowerment: How Can Therapy Help?”

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Making a Dream a Reality – TheListforUs

In 2021, Ari Groner, LCSW, and the Assistant Director of Juniper Center, launched TheListforUs (thelistforus.com), a one-stop-shop collection of Chicagoland resources for trans, and non-binary individuals and the people that support them. The site is organized into different categories including groups, medical providers, books, good & services, and much more!   TheListforUs began when Ari was […] Read more “Making a Dream a Reality – TheListforUs”

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Diving In? Reflections on Fear

It seems we are all either facing fear or acting in the face of our fears these days. A once simple trip to the grocercy store is now a strategic undertaking that requires serious reflection on how much personal protection I will need. A recent conversation with colleagues reminded me of this post, from a […] Read more “Diving In? Reflections on Fear”

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When to Hold ‘Em and When to Fold ‘Em

As the year comes to a close, I take a bit of time to reflect on the year that was, and the year to come. It’s one of my favorite parts of the year, because it’s the time when we get to think long and hard about things (long dark nights help) — about things we’re […] Read more “When to Hold ‘Em and When to Fold ‘Em”

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The Art of Noticing: Exploring Shifts in Attention

Theoretically I am a strong believer in carving out creative time. I believe as a practice, it aids in self-reflection, cultivates connection and in turn, empathy. It has the power to remind us why we live. In the last several years though, I have struggled to make time for creative expression and prioritize it as […] Read more “The Art of Noticing: Exploring Shifts in Attention”