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Carolyn Alter, Psy.D.

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Current Availability:

Morning and afternoon availability Monday - Thursday.

Carolyn Alter remote and phone therapy in IllinoisCarolyn Alter remote and phone therapy in Illinois
Provides therapy in Illinois

About Me:

  • My clients describe me as:

    Warm, invested, personable, and insightful. I approach every therapeutic relationship with genuine openness, curiosity, and care.

  • Something to know about my approach is:

    I'm dedicated to truly hearing you and providing a safe space to openly share your innermost concerns. I'll guide you in better understanding the roots of your challenges and, using this knowledge, create a life that is fulfilling and authentic.

  • Together, we will:

    Work towards deepening your self-awareness, enhancing your relationships, and unraveling the complexities of your past. My goal is to empower you to fully realize your capabilities and dismantling obstacles to becoming your most authentic self.

  • I specialize in working with people who:

    Experienced difficult relationships and situations in the past and are interested in untangling the impacts of these struggles today. I also thoroughly enjoy supporting graduate students and aspiring therapists.

  • I became a therapist because:

    There's nothing more empowering than feeling truly seen, heard, and understood. I'm enthusiastic about sharing this life-changing experience with you.

  • Something that stands out about where I offer therapy is:

    I provide teletherapy, offering you the flexibility to attend sessions, even during life's hectic moments.

  • More about me and my practice:

    I firmly in the transformative, healing nature of relationships. I find great joy building long-term therapeutic relationships with adults and supporting them with building insight, exploring their attachment style, and processing past experiences.

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In-Network with:

Blue Cross Blue Shield

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