Warmth. Integrity. Humility.

Midwest Counseling & Diagnostics is a community of outpatient mental health clinicians dedicated to ongoing personal and professional development in order to provide our clients with compassionate and exceptional care. We strive to provide evidence-based services to help our clients achieve their goals, and to promote wellness and healing in the communities we serve. We believe optimal client care is done in collaboration and are committed to building partnerships with other healthcare professionals.

Individual Therapy

We work with you in individual therapy to identify your goals for treatment. We use an evidence-based approach to help you move closer to the life you would like to live and see a path to get there.

Group Therapy & Skills Training

There is power in numbers. In group therapy and skills training, you can explore issues, learn coping skills, and gain perspective with others who can relate.

Psychological Testing

We provide psychological testing for children, adolescents, and adults, including cognitive assessments, learning disorder assessments,
and many more.

Nutritional Counseling

Our nutritional counseling embraces a philosophy of balance, variety, and moderation to guide people from fear-based food choices to freedom-based food choices.

Consultation & Training

Ongoing learning and diverse perspectives provide the best opportunity for therapists to grow personally and professionally. 


Our Team

Our therapists are among the most experienced and highly trained in the Chicagoland area, with expertise in many areas of treatment. More importantly, we combine that expertise with a mission to be an empathetic, non-judgmental partner to you on your path—wherever it may lead.

We work with you to develop skills to cope, gain higher levels of self-understanding, and take steps toward the life you want. It is within your reach.

What We Treat

No matter where you are on your journey, or what you hope to accomplish with treatment, Midwest Counseling is committed to providing you—and those close to you—with skilled, empathetic, and non-judgmental counseling and care.


  • Alcohol & substance abuse
  • Process addiction
  • Sex addiction
  • Gambling addiction
  • Shopping addiction

Eating Disorders

  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Emotional/mindless eating
  • Night eating 
  • Nutritional rehabilitation 

Trauma and Grief/Loss

  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Abuse/violence
  • Accidents and illnesses
  • Death 
  • Military
  • First Responders

Anxiety and Depression

  • Depression
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Bipolar disorders
  • Personality disorders
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)


  • Work/Life balance
  • Couples counseling
  • Family therapy
  • Relationship conflicts
  • LGBTQAI+ issues


  • Marriage
  • Divorce
  • Career change
  • Young adulthood
  • Relocation
  • Parenthood
  • Caregiving

How We Treat

Every person deserves therapy that is both evidence-based and wholly personalized. Our therapists have the training and depth of experience required to create a treatment approach that draws upon the specific therapies that are best-suited to your needs, background, and goals.

Inside Out 2: Embracing Our Full Emotional Spectrum


(Spoilers everywhere!) Like any good therapy practice, we had an employee outing to go see Inside Out 2 on its premiere night, and it did not disappoint! Oh, the level of psychological nerding out that happened in that movie theater could never be adequately described. Next to Bluey (so good!), Pixar’s level of emotional depth […]

Don’t Forget Your ABCs!

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(4 min read) Life can sometimes feel like a rollercoaster ride, with ups and downs that can leave us feeling all over the place. While we often focus on dealing with the downs, it’s equally important to celebrate the ups and inject some humor into our journey. Enter the magical world of Dialectical Behavior Therapy […]

Healing Digestion in Eating Disorder Recovery

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Eating disorder recovery requires an approach that addresses emotional, medical, and nutritional needs. A vital part of one’s treatment team includes a Registered Dietitian. Midwest’s Hannah Gruenewald sheds some light on one issue that shows up constantly in our work with clients: difficulties with digestion.  Author: Hannah Gruenwald, MS, RD, LD Disordered or chaotic eating […]