In-Home Counseling Services

No matter your age, occupation, lifestyle or background, chances are you’ve experienced struggle or challenges in your life. From anxiety to depression to more unique issues and circumstances, seeking help is the first step to healing. 

Guitar Cities

Lessons are taught in a low-stress format, meeting once a week for a half-hour or full-hour lesson, and follow a program developed by the Guitar Cities instructors based on their experiences as instructors and their careers as touring […]

Top 10 Mental Health Apps

With so many apps on the market, it’s hard to know which are useful. Many are designed by software developers instead of psychologists, without scientific testing. They range from beneficial, to harmless but useless, to bordering […]

The Living Room at Turning Point

A Mental Health Crisis Respite Program: The Living Room offers an alternative to hospital emergency rooms for adults in crisis.  The Living Room offers a number of services to help clients resolve their crises, including support and assistance with problem solving, on-site intakes for other Turning Point services.

The Mindfulness App

The Mindfulness App helps you to reduce stress and increase wellbeing. Scientific research proves that regular practice for 20 minutes a day brings desired effects. Try it out for yourself!

Befrienders Worldwide

Originally established in 1974 by Chad Varah (founder of the Samaritans), then recently launched as an independent charity in 2012, Befrienders Worldwide is a dynamic and expanding global network of 349 emotional support centres in 32 countries, spanning 5 continents.

Biofeedback Society

BSI’s mission is to advance the use of biofeedback training in educational, scientific, and clinical arenas; to educate professionals and the public; and to provide guidelines and peer review regarding practice standards, ethics, and provider criteria.

Self Care Tips

Top 10 Self Care Strategies for Overall Stress Reduction From Your Guide, Elizabeth Scott.

The Relaxation Response

When Dr. Herbert Benson introduced this simple, effective, mind/body approach to relieve stress in The Relaxation Response twenty-five years ago, the book became an instant national bestseller.

Becoming a Calm Mom: How to Manage Stress and Enjoy the First Year of Motherhood

Becoming a Calm Mom balances scientifically sound techniques from an experienced cognitive-behavioral therapist with friendly advice from fellow new moms to help moms successfully overcome the self-doubt that so often arrives along with their first bundle of joy. 

Calm Clinic: A Guide to Understanding Depression, Anxiety and Panic

Most people think of anxiety as a terrible enemy. It doesn’t have to be. Anxiety is a normal part of life, and it’s a vital part of your survival mechanisms. You actually need some anxiety to perform efficiently, but when it gets out of control… disaster usually ensues. Anxiety disorder means you have problems dealing.

Meditation Chicago

We offer free mantra mediation classes and gatherings for anyone who is interested. This is an ancient, timeless practice that has been handed down through the ages by an unbroken line of fully-realized spiritual teachers. In one short session, you can learn a practical method of relaxing, refreshing meditation that you can apply in your […]

Urban Balance prioritizes the safety of our clients and staff and will provide teletherapy counseling services.