Optimum Joy’s Team of Therapists

We are proud to be one of Chicago’s leading mental health practices.

Pete Marlow

 I help individuals feel seen and heard, mostly by their own self, so powerful things can happen!

Fallyn Lara

Join me in facing pivotal life changes together, transforming them for your growth.


Alex Parlette

I help adults and couples move towards solutions and health.

Bria McCalpin

Change can be unexpected, but together we can face anything.

Treshana Lewis

I tailor therapy to meet the client, ensuring counseling is exactly what you need.

Melissa Del Carmen

I help you put language to your experiences.



Jessica Olson

We’ll work together towards authenticity that feels great to live out.

Viktor Terpay

Mental Health Therapist

I help people create purpose in healthy relationships.


Clair Miller

I work with individuals to increase resiliancy & healing from difficult childhood experiences.


Elise Champanhet

I help people understand & integrate their stories into a meaningful whole. Story is the springboard for life!


Roslyn Jordan

Stories, including yours, are meant to be meaningful & exciting!

Natalie Wanders Hu

I give people practical tools to be well in life & relationships.

Pamela Larkin

I help individuals understand mental health & make choices for the future.



Alexandra Hoerr

I founded Optimum Joy hoping diverse people would find what they need to be mentally well.