Your Trusted Mental Health Professional in the Chicago Beverly Area

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If you or someone you know are constantly feeling down or isolated, having work issues or academic problems, having an inharmonious relationship with your partner, you may need to seek help from a trusted mental health professional. Foundations Counseling, LLC provides exceptional counseling services to individuals of all ages, couples, and families.

We can help in dealing with depression, grief, and loss, as well as anxiety and loneliness. You can always turn to us if you are in any of the following situations:

  • Couples Struggling Within Their Relationships
  • Parents Seeking to Improve Communication With Their Children
  • Children With Behavioral Issues, Lack of Focus in the Classroom, Etc.

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Our therapists incorporate evidence-based, cutting-edge tools into their work with clients. Each and every client receives individualized care based on their needs and goals.

“The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their altitudes of mind.” – Sir William James

About Our Company

Foundations Counseling. LLC was founded in 2017 and i​s operating in Chicago, Illinois within the Chicagoland and suburban communities. Our company serves as a valuable resource to communities throughout the area.

We provide counseling services to treat a wide range of issues affecting the individual. Our professional therapy staff assesses adults, adolescents, and children dealing with day-to-day or periodical struggles and treats patients according to their present symptoms.

Our Mission

Foundations Counseling, LLC empowers individuals to reach their emotional, relational and spiritual potential through exceptional counseling and personal development services.

Our Vision

Foundations Counseling, LLC aims for all individuals to access the tools needed to reach their full potential because holistic well-being is the foundation of a thriving community.

Our professional staff is made up of a culturally and ethnically diverse group of Master’s level therapists who offer high-quality counseling services. While we operate from a Christian perspective, we are deeply respectful and sensitive to varying beliefs and worldview of our clients. All therapists have experience and expertise in working with a wide variety of clinical settings as well as cultural, ethnic, and diversity issues.

Each therapist also has training and expertise in dealing with depression, anxiety, loneliness, life transitions, relationship concerns, grief, and loss. As a whole, the therapists at Foundations Counseling, LLC provide individual, couples, and family therapy. All interested parties may call us at 773-242-9726.

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Meet The Therapists

Samantha Allen, MSW, LCSW

Founder / CEO

Samantha Allen is a mental health therapist and Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). She holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from St. Xavier University, Chicago, IL and a Masters of Social Work from Governors State University, University Park, IL. Samantha is also certified in trauma focused-cognitive behavioral therapy.She has worked with children, youth, adolescents, and families in both inpatient and outpatient settings for more than 10 years. Samantha believes in meeting clients where they are and giving them the tools needed to progress to where they want to be and beyond.

Samantha's experience in working with diverse populations in the Chicago and the Southern Illinois regions has given her a unique perspective in providing individualized treatment and psychotherapy services to culturally diverse populations diagnosed with Anxiety Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Mood Disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and other affective disorders. Samantha also specializes in couple/marital and family counseling. Samantha has a passion for helping enhance the lives of others through individualized and life-changing therapy.

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Rachael Stewart, LCSW

Rachael Stewart is a Mental Health Therapist. She is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) and is certified in Trauma Informed Counseling. Rachael utilizes Mindfulness Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy as her primary theoretical perspectives. She holds a Bachelor of Social Work and Master of Social Work from Governors State University.

Rachael has worked with youth, adults, and families in both inpatient and outpatient settings for the past 5 years. She believes that wellness is a holistic process and involves body, mind, and spirit.

Rachael has vast experience working with culturally diverse populations and specializes in the following areas: Anxiety, Adjustment to Life Changing Events and Adjustment Disorders, Adjustment to Aging, Bipolar Disorder, Chronic Pain or Illness, Couples Counseling, Depression, Divorce and Divorce Adjustment, Family Conflict, Mood Disorder, Stress Related Disorders and Trauma.

Rachael has a passion for client-focused care and works to empower each individual she works with to be an active participant in their healing journey.

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