Meet Our Therapists

Chelsea Hudson

Executive Director

Chelsea Hudson, a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and founder of Cityscape Counseling, is a passionate, non-judgmental in-office and online therapist in Chicago who specializes in the treatment of adolescents & adults who are struggling with anxiety, (including panic & phobias), eating disorders, body image issues, traumaaddictions & OCD. Chelsea also enjoys working with couples & families on relationship enhancement.

Specialties include:
Adolescents & Adults & Couples & Families, Eating Disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Anxiety & Mood, Trauma, Addictions & Relationship Issues.

Chelsea’s therapeutic work and counseling in Chicago is informed by evidence-based practices such as Dialectal Behavior Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Exposure & Response Prevention (ERP), Prolonged Exposure (PE) & Radically Open DBT (RO-DBT). These practices provide practical techniques that have been shown to lead to both symptom reduction and cognitive-behavioral changes that support long term well-being.

Nicole Bentley

Intake Director
Senior Director of Clinical Operations

Nicole Bentley, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, is an empathic and personable in-office and online therapist in Chicago who specializes in the treatment of adults and couples who are struggling with eating disorders, body image issues, anxietyOCDdepression, traumaaddictions, perinatal mental health, parenting, relationship issues and general life stressors.

Specialties include:
Eating Disorders, Perinatal Mental Health, Parenting, Anxiety, Depression, OCD, Trauma, Relationship Issues.

Nicole’s therapeutic work and counseling in Chicago is informed by mindfulness-based approaches such as Dialectal Behavior Therapy (DBT)Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP). Nicole is very collaborative in session and enjoys helping her clients create a life of meaning and purpose that they would want to be present in. ​

Bari Rothfeld Spurgeon

Clinical Director
Director of Binge Eating Disorder & Addictions Services

Bari’s therapeutic work is influenced by evidence-based best practices such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Exposure Response Prevention Therapy (ERP), and Written Exposure Therapy (WET).

Specialties include:
Binge Eating Disorder, Chronic Dieting, Bulimia, Orthorexia, Addiction, Anxiety, OCD, Depression, Trauma, Relationship Issues.

She utilizes a Health At Every Size® (HAES) framework to support people of all sizes, races, ethnicities, genders, dis/abilities, and orientations feel valid, valued, and respected in their search for joy and meaning. Bari looks forward to helping you build awareness and learn more effective patterns of coping to allow for a life that feels in line with your identified values. She tailors her practice to meet the unique needs of each client, while appropriately utilizing humor and authenticity to humanize the vulnerable experience of therapy.

Julie Raymond

Director of Eating Disorder Services

Julie Raymond, a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, is a kind and compassionate in-office and online therapist in Chicago who specializes in the treatment of adolescents & adults struggling with eating disorders, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, life transitions, relationship issues, body image issues, low self esteem and phase of life adjustment issues. 

Specialties include:
Eating Disorders, Anxiety, Depression, Grief and Loss, Life Transitions, Relationship Issues, Body Image Issues, Low Self Esteem, Phase of Life Adjustment Issues.

Julie holds a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Before pursuing private practice, Julie worked in residential level of care settings, including Timberline Knolls and Center for Discovery, where she effectively treated adolescents and adults diagnosed with eating disorders, mood & anxiety disorders as well as substance abuse issues.

Dr. Abby Brown

Director of Training & RODBT Services
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Abby Brown, a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, is an enthusiastic and dedicated in-office and online therapist in Chicago who specializes in the treatment of emerging adult and adult populations.

Specialties include:
Eating DisordersRODBT, Maladaptive Perfectionism, OCPD.

Dr. Brown holds a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Adler University (formerly Adler School of Professional Psychology). Prior to joining Cityscape Counseling, she worked and trained in residential, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient settings, including Eating Recovery Center in Chicago and Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital, where she treated individuals with eating disorders, mood and anxiety disorders, and co-occurring issues including substance abuse and non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI). She completed her doctoral internship at Northwestern University Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and clinical training at Purdue University Calumet’s Counseling Center, successfully working with university undergraduate and graduate student populations.