Navigating the complexities of relationships, be it with friends, family, or partners, is integral to our well-being and personal growth. At Wildflower, we offer individualized relationship therapy virtually and in-person in Chicago, Oak Park, and Boulder, to address interpersonal challenges, foster connection, and cultivate healthy, fulfilling relationships in all spheres of life.

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. 

Expert Guidance in Cultivating Meaningful Connections

We are inherently social creatures, bound by the threads of shared experiences, emotions, and aspirations. At Wildflower, we believe in nurturing these threads to create a tapestry of meaningful connections. Whether it’s rejuvenating a romantic relationship, building fulfilling friendships, establishing a positive relationship with your own body, or enhancing your connection to your sexual self, we stand with you. Our approach to relationship therapy also extends to bolstering self-esteem and managing interpersonal challenges, ensuring you are equipped to cultivate and sustain healthier relationships in every realm of your life.

Relationship Therapy: Get Expert Support in Navigating Relationship Dynamics

Relationships play a pivotal role in shaping our happiness and well-being. When our most vital relationships are full of conflict, or we lack interpersonal skills, it can take a toll on our mental health and overall life satisfaction. Exploring the intricacies of relationship dynamics, from understanding attachment patterns to addressing infidelity, can empower us to build stronger, more harmonious connections with ourselves and those around us.

Change and Transitions 

Navigate periods of transition in relationships, whether with partners, friends, or family. Embrace shifts with understanding and resilience, ensuring stability and comfort.

Interpersonal Conflicts 

Address and resolve conflicts in relationships. Learn assertiveness, interpersonal effectiveness skills, and strategies to let go of destructive relationships or cope with divorce.

Infidelity and Betrayal 

Embark on a healing journey after betrayal, either as an individual or together as a couple. Rediscover trust, rebuild bonds, and rejuvenate intimacy.

Attachment Patterns 

Gain insight into how key interpersonal experiences shape relationship choices and behaviors. Work toward aligning relationship patterns with your current values and preferences.

Social Anxiety and Isolation 

Equip yourself with evidence-based strategies to conquer social anxiety. Embrace opportunities to build and nurture meaningful relationships that bring joy and understanding, reducing feelings of isolation and loneliness.

Sex and Intimacy 

Address underlying psychological concerns regarding sexual challenges that are impacting your individual and relational well-being. Explore, understand, and enhance the sexual dynamics of your relationships.

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

Building and maintaining healthy relationships is a cornerstone of our emotional and mental well-being. When relationships are strained or dysfunctional, it can lead to a multitude of other problems, including depression, anxiety, and stress. Addressing these issues in therapy provides an opportunity to understand the root causes, develop effective communication skills, and work towards creating fulfilling and harmonious connections.

Absolutely. Relationships extend beyond romantic partnerships. Whether it’s a strained relationship with a parent, sibling, or a friend, therapy can offer insights and tools to navigate these complex dynamics. By addressing underlying patterns and learning new strategies, one can improve interpersonal relationships across the board.

Attachment patterns, often formed in early childhood, influence how we relate to others throughout our lives. In therapy, individuals can uncover these patterns, understand their origins, and recognize their impact on current relationships. With guidance, it’s possible to reshape these patterns to cultivate healthier and more secure relational dynamics.

Infidelity or betrayal can be incredibly painful. However, with commitment and work, many individuals and couples find healing through therapy. It offers a space to process emotions, understand the reasons behind the betrayal, and decide on the next steps – whether that’s rebuilding the relationship or finding closure.

Social anxiety can be a significant barrier to forming and maintaining relationships. Therapy provides a safe environment to explore the root causes of this anxiety, learn coping mechanisms, and develop social skills. With time and practice, individuals often find themselves better equipped to form deeper, more meaningful connections and combat feelings of loneliness.

Sex and intimacy are integral parts of many relationships and can be sources of joy or points of contention. In therapy, individuals or couples can discuss challenges related to sexual intimacy, explore underlying causes, and work on enhancing mutual understanding and satisfaction. Addressing these aspects often leads to a more holistic healing and strengthened bond between partners.

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.