Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Licensed Therapist
Lisa Himelstieb is a collaborative and empathetic licensed therapist that offers both in-office and online therapy services. Lisa specializes in working with adults addressing anxiety, depression, substance use, work-related stress, work/life balance, relationship issues, life transitions, self-esteem, and general stressors.
Lisa’s therapeutic approach to counseling includes Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational interviewing (MI), and Strength-Based; however, it is overall influenced by the clients’ specific issues and goals. Lisa strives to work in collaboration with her clients to increase their quality of life as well as identify and create purpose in their lives.
Lisa obtained a Master’s Degree in Forensic Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Lisa completed her clinical internship at Lutheran Social Services of Illinois in a Substance Abuse Outpatient program. After completing her internship, she transitioned into Counselor/Case Manager at Lutheran Social Services and continued to work with adults struggling with substance-related issues, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, relationship issues as well as other identified issues. As part of the Cityscape team, Lisa strives to create a non-judgmental, authentic, and collaborative relationship with her clients to address specific needs and work towards individually identified goals.
A Note From Lisa
I decided to become a therapist to support people in challenging times as well as help individuals find their strengths and resilience. I enjoy being part of people’s personal journeys and recognize growth in others. I meet clients where they are and then collaborate and work together with progressing forward to ensure that the client’s individual needs to are being met in a productive and safe manner.
While her office is located in downtown Chicago next to Millenium park for in-person sessions, she also welcomes and serves clients for online therapy from anywhere in Illinois. Clients from the Chicagoland area may choose in-office or online therapy and usually commute from surrounding areas such as River North, South Loop, West Loop, Gold Coast, Old Town, Lincoln Park, Lake View, Logan Square, Wicker Park, Bucktown and many more.