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Meet Our Racial Identity Specialists In Arlington Heights Near You
There are many different elements that make up a person’s identity. Racial identity is especially important to an individual’s makeup as this is what often identifies them both socially and culturally. Race offers other implications for how an individual thinks, feels, and behaves. Some individuals feel pride based on their race, while others experience feelings of judgement and insecurity. Building strength and increasing confidence about one’s racial identity is vital to an individual’s physical character and emotional well-being.

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Bianca Miller


Bianca Miller recognizes that racial identity influences an individual’s mental health in a variety of ways. She collaborates with her clients to help them accept themselves by improving self-confidence, self esteem, and emotional strength to cope with any psychological insecurities or stress. Bianca is experienced in treating depression and anxiety, which are often mental health conditions that develop out of racial identity concerns. She strives to provide useful tools and promising techniques that teach her clients how to develop the pride and strength needed to support their unique individual selves.

Chad Gaynier


Chad Gaynier utilizes scientifically tested methods in conjunctions with evidence-based therapies to help treat patients who may develop mental health conditions based on their racial identity. He motivates his patients to seek their inner-strength through supportive therapy as a means to gain self-acceptance and social pride in their background, culture, race, and all other elements that contribute to their makeup. Chad focuses his client’s mental and emotional process on the importance of acceptance and personal strength-building to reach their individual identity, comfort, and aspirations.

Virginia Harren

Clinical Supervisor

Virginia Harren integrates a combination of therapeutic strategies for helping her clients overcome their insecurities and fears that may be associated with their personal identities. She helps individuals who are particularly struggling with their racial identity to build the confidence and pride necessary to deal with any associated negative emotions or unhealthy behaviors. Virginia practices Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical-Behavioral Therapy, and Solution Focused Brief Therapy to help her patients deal with identity issues. As a licensed professional counselor, Virginia encourages and empowers her clients to address their concerns in order to effectively overcome their personal racial challenges.