COVID-19 & BLM ResponseUpdated 11/12/2020
COVID-19 has impacted all of our lives. Plus George Floyd’s death highlighted that spaces for grieving and work needs to be done around racism and the BLM movement. Our staff is committed to diversity and health. We are here to support growth and change! Effective November 16th, 2020, our office will align with Chicago’s Stay At Home order by moving all non-necessary appointments back to virtual Telehealth sessions. If you are someone’s who needs an in-office approach for medical necessity reasons, we will work to create a plan around proceeding safely. New clients welcome! We all need to be doing what we can for our mental, emotional and relational health. Many insurance plans approved Telehealth through December 2020. We accept BCBS PPO insurance as an in-network option. We also offer sliding scale sessions through our clinical residents for those without resources.
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About Optimum Joy
Welcome to Optimum Joy. When you need help the most, we are committed to supporting you through providing professional counseling services. We offer sessions for individuals, couples and families. It is a dedication of ours to help people from diverse backgrounds pursue self-awareness, personal development, and healthy, fulfilling relationships. Sometimes people feel stuck or don’t know how to move towards their dreams. Optimum Joy helps increase understanding of your personal challenges- so you can know and pursue your options for change!
Each therapist on staff has specific specializations and experience in areas including: anxiety & depression, women’s and men’s unique issues, grief, abuse & trauma recovery, eating disorders, marriage and family therapy, substance misuse, and childhood trauma. When you call, our intake personnel listens and matches you with the therapist on staff most capable of meeting your unique needs.
Optimum Joy also offer counseling services combining quality care with faith sensitivity. Each therapist has experience and training in integrating Christian worldview into your care at the level you need. While we are committed to making Christian integration services available, we partner with clients from any background and walk of life. Bottom line: we know you are invested in your healing process, and we are glad to partner with you in a professional and culturally sensitive way.
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