Liliana Alfaro

Liliana Alfaro

Therapy Clinical Intern • Lakeview

Now offering online video visits for patients

(773) 496-4433

3665 N Broadway, Chicago, IL 60613

Bio

Note: To schedule a family therapy session please call (312) 815-9660.

Co-creating a brave space where my clients can work on the relationships with the special people in their life, be it their partner(s), children, other family members, friends, and others, is what I am deeply passionate about. I enjoy working with couples, polycules, families, and people with other types of relationships. Relational therapy offers a unique opportunity for people to grow, heal from painful experiences, and build healthier relationships, whatever that looks like for each client. I will support you and your relationships along our therapeutic journey together by centering your unique strengths, needs, and goals.

I offer an empathetic, compassionate, and client-centered environment for each of my couples, polycules, families, and the like. I make sure each member of the relationship feels heard. I believe every person is an expert of their own life and has innate wisdom within themselves. I am here to meet you where you are at, help you get back up if you have fallen, and support you in living a life and cultivating relationships that align with your values.

I utilize Family and Relational Systemic Theory, Intersectional Feminist-Informed Theory, and Culturally Affirmative Therapy with my clients. This includes, but is not limited to: culturally affirming therapy for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC), the Latinx community, the LGBTQ2SIA+ community, and those at the intersection of these communities. When working with clients, I will consider all their dimensions of culture and their intersectionality.

I provide individual, relational (for couples, polycules, constellations, and more), and family therapy (families of origin and chosen families), always utilizing a systemic lens. When working with couples, polycules, and constellations: I utilize the Gottman Method, Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Attachment Theory, and Narrative Therapy. I specialize in relational therapy where one or more of the partners or members of a relationship or family is Trans, Non-Binary, Queer, Bisexual+, BIPOC, Latinx, or at the intersections of two or more of these identities. I strive to provide the most affirming space for these clients. In addition to therapy in English, I can also provide therapy in Spanish.

It is truly an honor and privilege to witness and support clients and their relationships throughout their therapeutic journey. I look forward to working with each client along their unique life path.

In-network insurances

    Self pay • Blue Cross Blue Shield

Specialties

    Adjustment Disorder • Anger Management • Anxiety • Bipolar Disorder • Daytime Sleepiness • Depression • Grief and Loss/Bereavement • LGBTQIA+ • Life Coaching • Life Transition • Major Depressive Disorder • Mindfulness • Mood Disorders • Occupational Difficulties • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Trauma • Racial Identity • Relationship Issues • Sadness • Self Esteem • Social Anxiety • Stress/Worry • Suicidal Thoughts

Education and training

  • Adler University, Master of Arts in Couple and Family Therapy

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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