Yulinda is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Board Certified Sex Therapist, Certified Youth/Parent/Family Coach, and Certified Relationship and Bereavement Coach who is committed to the mental well being of all, but with a specialization and passion for helping to solidify the African American family structure in an effort to strengthen homes and rebuild communities.
I counsel, I coach, I consult. I do everything within my power to provide guidance and create a safe space where you can release all things that do not serve your highest purpose as well as embrace the person that emerges from the shedding. You are worthy of being holistically well.
- American Mental Health Counselors Association
- Illinois Counseling Association
- Illinois Association of Child and Adolescent Counselors
- Illinois Association of Couples and Family Counselors
“Happiness takes effort.
You don’t stumble upon it.
It doesn’t find you.
It isn’t a
state of being.
You dig for it.
You demand it.
You refuse to allow moments
to eclipse it. You choose it.
And everday you have the option
to choose it again and again.
I utilize an eclectic approach fused in humanism and psychodynamics to provide a service tailored to each client’s individual needs.
Coaching focuses on a persons specific personal goals, from college planning to job navigation, from dating to marriage.
For me consultation means having conversations that work to dispel the myth that mental health is not worth nurturing.
Her passion for helping others began as a child and eventually led to a position as a mentor at the Rogers Park Youth Network at the age of eighteen. After nine years in social work, having held numerous positions and serving a beautifully diverse population with various needs, she transitioned to counseling.
I’d Love to Help
I Have Experience With…
Relationship and Marriage Therapist
Anxiety, Stress, and Depression
Other areas of expertise include disordered eating, anxiety, and stress management.
“As the clinician, I utilize an eclectic approach fused in humanism and psychodynamics to provide a service tailored to each clients individual needs. I have a special interest in working with African American couples and families as an impetus for positive change via the strengthening of relationships in an effort to rebuild and solidify communities.
Individual, small group, and couple/family counseling is available.
I never understood how much it meant to be understood until someone came along who really did understand…
Get In Touch
Tuesday: 10am – 8pm
Wednesday: 10am – 8pm
Thursday: 10am – 2pm
Saturday: 10am – 5pm