Judy is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor experienced working with adults of all ages.  A graduate of the Illinois School of Professional Psychology, Judy also holds a PhD from Northwestern University in sociology and still finds the sociological imagination to be a useful way to look at an individual and their environment. Read her full bio here.

What self-care techniques or activities do you do?    

I rely on nature, books, music, and friends to get through the week.                                        

What made you become a therapist?     

I had experienced so many losses and lived through so much pain by the time I turned 40 that I wanted to give others hope and be a companion to them as they went through similar challenges.

What are your specialties?          

Childhood wounds, coping with anxiety, relationship disappointments, life transitions.

Did you have a career before becoming a therapist? 

Several – theatrical design, sociologist, management consultant, landscape designer.

Why do you believe that counseling can help?

Because my goal is to assist YOU, without a conflicting agenda. Our time together is yours.

Why is it important to seek counseling?

Even though it can be daunting, you will benefit from a fresh perspective, a new understanding of yourself, and extra support that counseling provides.

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