Cara McGhee, LPC

Provider Type: Therapist

Serving: Adolescents 13-17, Adults 18-59, Adults 60+, Children 0-5, Children 6-12

About Cara McGhee, LPC

Cara McGhee, LPC takes a "holistic eclectic" approach to therapy. With the holistic aspect, Cara addresses symptoms as one way an individual's cognizance can convey consideration to an individual's advance perception. In the eclectic aspect, Cara uses various theoretical approaches to meet client's needs. Cara also addresses the therapeutic relationship with the belief that a stable relationship incorporates trust, authenticity, autonomy and optimistic outcomes.

Cara has experience with survivors and offenders of domestic violence, substance use, parenting, and ran a court ordered anger management program. Mood disorders, anxiety, and depression are some of the main areas Cara treats. Cara earner her M.A. in Forensic Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.

Areas of Treatment

  • Adoption/Attachment Issues
  • Aging/Geriatric Issues
  • AIDS/HIV
  • Alzheimer's
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Art Therapy
  • Attention Issues / ADHD
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bereavement
  • Bipolar
  • Body Positive/HAES
  • Bullying
  • CBT
  • Chronic Pain/Illness
  • Coping with Pandemic / COVID
  • Crisis / Trauma
  • Cross-Cultural
  • DBT
  • Depression / Sadness
  • Divorce/Family Conflict
  • Domestic Abuse/Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Exposure Response Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • First Responder Counseling
  • Gambling Addiction
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Gender Non-Conforming
  • Grief/Loss/End of Life
  • Hoarding
  • Infidelity
  • Internet Addiction
  • Learning Disabilities
  • LGBTQI+ Issues
  • Life Transitions
  • Marriage/Couples Counseling
  • Men's Issues
  • Military
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Parenting
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Play Therapy
  • Postpartum Challenges
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal
  • PTSD/Trauma
  • Racial Trauma/Cultural Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • Schizophrenic Disorders
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Injury/Harm
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexual Offenders
  • Sleep Disorders/Issues
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Sports Performance
  • Stress/Worry
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Veterans / Military Families
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Weight Management
  • Women's Issues/Infertility
  • Locations

    Chicago – Irving Park

    Insurance

    • Aetna PPO / HMO
    • BCBS Blue CHOICE PPO
    • BCBS PPO
    • Beacon Health Options
    • Benefit Plan Admin - VA
    • Cigna
    • CIGNA EAP
    • ComPsych
    • ComPsych EAP
    • Health Alliance
    • HealthLink
    • HFN
    • Humana
    • MHN-Healthnet
    • MHNET (Aetna)
    • Multiplan-PHCS
    • UBH EAP
    • United Healthcare / UBH