Phillip Hallinger, LCPC

Teletherapy: Illinois
in person: chicago – n. michigan ave


What does “happiness” and “contentment” look like for YOU? This is the question that forms the basis of Phillip’s therapeutic approach. He believes in collaborating with his clients to find the most meaningful answers for them.

The therapeutic relationship will guide you through healthy acceptance of the past, energizing strategies for the present, and hope for the future. Through counseling, you will build a fresh, authentic view of the world AND yourself. How does that work?

Openness, supportive honesty, and a comforting space for practice. That’s what Phillip provides to help you move from where you are now, to the person you hope to be and all the healthy thoughts and behaviors that includes. People like you who have struggles and traumas in their pasts can absolutely find a route to self-validation, hope, and empowerment through intentional self-improvement. You’re reading this because you’re ready to make a change. Phillip is here to support you.

Phillip specializes in treating adults and young adults with life-direction questions, anxiety, depression, and trauma. For over 10 years, he has worked with people who have anxiety, PTSD, and trauma-related experiences to identify everyday strategies for thriving. His Pathfinder services help college students and young adults develop clarity and confidence as they investigate their life purpose. Phillip’s clients from various religious, racial, national, and sexual orientation backgrounds say that his affable nature is helpful in forming long-lasting and meaningful partnerships built on trust and respect.

Phillip is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in the state of Illinois with certificates in Relaxation Strategies and Stress Reduction from the Stress Institute at Roosevelt University. He earned a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Roosevelt University in Illinois and a Bachelors of Science in Psychology at Grand Valley State University in Michigan.

Areas of interest

Anxiety/Social Anxiety, Attachment Issues, Bipolar Disorder, Career/Coaching/Occupation, Chronic Illness/Pain Management, Cultural/Multicultural Issues, Depression, Divorce, Family/Family of Origin, Grief/Loss, Guilt/Shame, Identity/Self-Esteem, Men’s Issues, Mindfulness/Meditation, Mood Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Panic Disorder, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Prejudice/Discrimination/Social Injustice, Singles’ Issues, Stress, Suicidal Ideation, Trauma