Emily Hanneman (she/her/hers)

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I specialize in working with clients facing challenges related to trauma, stress, depression, anxiety, neurodiversity & LGBTQIA2S+ identity.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Chicago, IL

About My Clients

My practice focuses on supporting clients facing intersecting challenges related to trauma, stress, depression, anxiety, neurodiversity and/or LGBTQIA2S+ identity. I work with people across the lifespan, including many young adults navigating college, graduate school, or the transition into the workforce.

My Background and Approach

I practice an integrative approach to therapy that is rooted in relational psychodynamic tradition and focused on affect regulation and emotional validation. I believe that behavior is meaningful and I work with clients to explore the meaning of their behavior and symptoms. My work focuses on establishing an empathetic and non-judgemental relationship with clients and I believe that healthy relationships are key to healing. Through our work together, I support clients in developing insight into their emotional experiences and practical strategies for addressing and managing their concerns. I am a queer-identified therapist and provide affirming care to clients with LGBTQIA2S+ identities.

My Values as a Therapist

I take an anti-racist stance in my approach to clinical work and welcome conversations with clients around how race, culture, identity, power, and oppressive systems impact the therapist/client relationship and the client's experiences in the world. I believe that all people are capable of developing increased awareness of their experiences and can make changes that will promote their well-being. I feel very grateful to be able to learn from my clients as they explore and grow within the therapeutic process.

Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Out of Network
  • Medicare
  • Blue Choice
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
I offer online counseling in the following states:

At A Glance

  • Experience: 8 years of practice
  • Languages: English
  • Rate: $140 - 160/session


(312) 598-0816 Email Emily
4809 N. Ravenswood
Chicago, IL 60640

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