Our Staff Clinicians 

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.

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.