Payton Chalmers

Accepting Clients

I help those explore all the challenges that the human experience brings while cultivating an environment of empathy and genuine connection

Licensed Professional Counselor in Oak Park, IL

About My Clients

My ideal client is between the ages of 5-30 who struggle with trauma symptoms, Eating disorder, and mood disorders specifically those who struggle with self harm, suicidal ideation, and anxiety or depression.

My Background and Approach

I uses a person centered and insight oriented approach to therapy helping clients understand their experiences through exploring past experiences and relationships while understanding the influence they have in the present. I prioritize cultivating a safe, relaxed, and fun environment by utilizing empathy, compassion, humor, and genuine connection. I collaborate with my clients to meet them where they are at in their healing journey. I have experiences in community mental health, partial hospitalization programs, residential programs, and intensive outpatient programs. I specialize in treating all Eating disorders, trauma, PTSD, suicidal ideation, self harm, personality disorders, anxiety, depression, and interpersonal relationship challenges. I am is trained in DBT, ACT, CBT, CPT, and FBT.

My Personal Beliefs and Interests

I believe that humans have the right to exist without expectations or the need to perform. I believe in health at every size and fat liberation by deconstructing the societal beauty standard. Advocation is the most important thing in order to be our authentic self and bring a voice to injustices, I encourage my clients to set boundaries, speak their opinions, and live their most authentic life.

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

At A Glance

  • Experience: 2 years of practice


Email Payton
137 North Oak Park Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60301

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