Therapist Spotlight: Yana Melnik, LCPC

Yana Melnik is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) who has worked with adults, adolescents, children and families for over five years in community mental health and academic settings.

Yana works at our Chicago — South Michigan Avenue office, you can read her full bio here!

To make an appointment with Yana, please contact our intake department.

See below for more information about Yana!

What self-care techniques or activities do you do?

I enjoy reading, traveling, exercising, practicing mindfulness and spending time with family, friends and my cat.

What made you become a therapist?

I enjoy working with people and helping them reach their full potential.

What are your specialties?

I specialize in trauma, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, working with children and adolescents, life transitions, relationships and occupational stressors.

Why do you believe that counseling can help?

Counseling provides a safe, non-judgmental space to foster healing and personal growth.

Why is it important to seek counseling?

Therapy is a beneficial self care resource and provides a supportive environment to help navigate life challenges.

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