Taejah Vemuri, LCPC, MPH

teletherapy: illinois
in-person: chicago – river west

Taejah Vemuri is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC). Prior to her graduate counseling education at Northwestern University, Taejah received a Masters in Public Health from the University of Michigan and worked for three years with youth who had histories of sexual and physical abuse at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Northwestern University. During her graduate counseling program, Taejah trained at Northwestern University’s Family Institute and at Urban Balance where she worked with young adult and middle-aged individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, phobias, eating disorders, trauma, grief and loss, family issues, and relationships. She is Level I trained in the Gottman Method of couples counseling and has completed Level I EMDR training and DBT training. Her clinical specialties include eating disorders, self-esteem, body image, and the connection between physical health and emotional well being.

As a therapist, Taejah utilizes a psychodynamic perspective, but also incorporates components of acceptance and commitment therapy, depending on the needs of each client. Her goal is to provide an empathetic and judgement-free space in which clients can share their backgrounds and challenges, and move towards insight and positive growth. 

Areas of Interest

Anxiety/Social Anxiety, Attachment Issues, Body Image/Size, Career/Coaching/Occupation, Chronic Illness/Pain Management, Cultural/Multicultural Issues, Depression, Divorce, Eating Disorders, Existential/Spiritual, Family/Family of Origin, Grief/Loss, Guilt/Shame, Identity/Self-Esteem, LGBTQ+, Marriage/Relationships, Mood Disorders, Panic Disorder, Parenting, Phobias, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Singles’ Issues, Stress, Trauma, Women’s Issues

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