Anxiety & Depression

Living with depression or anxiety can cast a shadow over your daily life. We offer depression and anxiety therapy in Chicago, Oak Park, Boulder, and virtually, utilizing proven techniques that enable individuals to explore, understand, and manage their feelings effectively.

How To Get Started With Wildflower

Request a Free Consultation

Schedule a 15-minute call online or by phone. We’ll cover key details and make sure we’re the right fit for your needs. 

Complete New Client Paperwork

Receive registration forms pre-visit. Your therapist will review details, ensuring clarity on our policies and guidelines.

Attend Your First
Therapy Session

During a 60-minute intake session, you’ll get to know your therapist better and discuss your treatment needs. 

Feeling Overwhelmed?
We’ll Help You Find Your Calm. 

Everyone struggles with their mental health from time to time, and there are some challenges no one should face alone. Therapy can help you navigate these challenges with emotional clarity, resilience, and strength. 

Comprehensive Care for
Mood and Anxiety Disorders

At Wildflower, our clinicians are trained in evidence-based approaches tailored to address depression, anxiety, and other mood-related challenges. Beyond mere methodologies, we prioritize understanding the individuality of every client, avoiding one-size-fits-all treatments.

Our therapists dive into the intricate details of your life, exploring your unique circumstances, preferences, and needs. We firmly believe in the power of a genuine, collaborative, and attuned psychotherapist-client relationship. Through psychotherapy, we offer insights into the multifaceted dimensions of mood and anxiety disorders, equip you with effective coping mechanisms, and ensure you’re connected with the right resources, fostering a path toward healing and resilience.

Tailored Therapies for Mood and Anxiety Disorders: Restore Calm and Rediscover Joy

Depression, anxiety, and other mood-related disorders are common mental health conditions that frequently co-occur and are often underdiagnosed and undertreated. Fortunately, many effective evidence-based treatments exist to alleviate the painful symptoms caused by these disorders. We will provide expert guidance to help you restore a robust sense of well-being and access joy and calm again.

Stress Management 

Equip yourself with strategies to navigate daily stressors. Fostering resilience and a balanced mindset, our approach addresses the challenges of stress management.

Anxiety Disorders 

Address a range of conditions, including social anxiety, panic disorder, agoraphobia, generalized anxiety, and specific phobias. Explore therapeutic strategies tailored for each challenge.

Body Dysmorphia

Specialized in treating an intense fixation on perceived physical flaws, our approach promotes cultivating a healthier and more positive self-image.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Delve into the complexities of OCD with targeted interventions. Our clinicians offer specialized therapeutic techniques to manage and alleviate obsessive-compulsive symptoms.

Depressive Disorders

Navigate through major depressive disorder, dysthymia, adjustment disorders, and premenstrual dysphoric disorder. Find personalized therapeutic interventions to alleviate each depressive state.

Bipolar Disorders

Address the intricacies of bipolar I disorder, bipolar II disorder, and cyclothymia. Explore a range of evidence-based treatments to achieve mood stability.

Flourish With Wildflower:
Discover. Heal. Grow. 

Dive into a transformative therapy experience with Wildflower. Uncover hidden strengths, embrace emotional growth and journey toward a renewed sense of self. 

Core Tenets of Wildflower’s
Clinical Philosophy

Deeply Relational &
Personalized Therapy 

We recognize that you are the expert on your life. Therapy at Wildflower is a collaborative journey. Our caring, affirming therapists tailor sessions to your unique needs and experiences, emphasizing the therapeutic relationship as a catalyst for growth.

Commitment to
Excellence & Learning

Every client deserves the best of our clinical skills and knowledge. Our team is a community of professionals who not only uphold shared values and clinical excellence but also engage in regular training and consultation to stay at the forefront of therapeutic practices.

Stigma-Free View on
Mental Health 

Mental health is a vital component of overall well-being, deserving of attention without any stigma or judgment. Everyone faces challenges, and seeking help is a sign of resilience and strength. Every person’s mental health journey is valid, and we aim to support that with the utmost respect.

Advocates of Social
Justice & Inclusivity 

We recognize that no one exists in a vacuum. Complex systems of oppression and privilege shape individuals’ lives. We believe that as mental health professionals, we have an obligation to promote social justice and contribute to a world that celebrates every person’s inherent worth. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Depression, anxiety, and other mood disorders often overlap in their symptoms, but they each have distinct characteristics. Depression typically involves persistent feelings of sadness or hopelessness, while anxiety is characterized by excessive worry or fear. Other mood disorders, like bipolar disorder, involve shifts in mood from high (mania) to low (depression). It’s essential to consult a professional to get a proper diagnosis and understand the nuances of each condition.

Our clinicians utilize evidence-based approaches, ensuring that treatment is rooted in the latest scientific research. However, we don’t rely solely on standardized methods. Recognizing that each individual’s experience is unique, our therapists collaborate with clients to tailor the treatment, ensuring it aligns with their specific circumstances, preferences, and needs.

A genuine, collaborative, and attuned therapist-client relationship forms the foundation of effective therapy. It ensures that the client feels heard, understood, and safe, enabling them to open up and delve deep into their experiences. This bond fosters mutual trust, making the therapeutic journey more fruitful and transformative.

Absolutely. Many individuals seek therapy because they feel “off” or are experiencing general distress without a clear label for their feelings. Our clinicians are adept at exploring these feelings with you, helping identify potential underlying issues, and providing support tailored to your unique situation.

Some individuals might require a more holistic approach, encompassing various forms of treatment. At Wildflower, we are committed to ensuring you receive comprehensive care. If needed, we’ll help you connect with other providers, such as psychiatrists, dietitians, or other treatment centers to ensure a well-rounded therapeutic experience.

Yes, inclusivity and cultural sensitivity are pillars of our practice. We strive to offer services that are respectful and affirming of all backgrounds, identities, and experiences. We’re dedicated to continuous self-education and reflection, ensuring that our approach remains informed and adaptable to each client’s unique cultural context.

Our Clients’ Growth Stories

Blooming Insights:
The Latest from the Wildflower Blog 

We believe that knowledge and learning are key aspects of helping you to grow and thrive on your mental health journey. Stay updated with our latest articles on emotional well-being, perinatal mental health, sexuality, and more on our blog. 

Blossom Into Your Best Self with Wildflower

Work with Wildflower to cultivate emotional strength and clarity. With expert support and a deeply personal touch, let’s nurture your growth and well-being. Ready to bloom? We’re here to guide you.