Rupa Kantorek, LCSW

Provider Type: Therapist

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

About Rupa Kantorek, LCSW

Rupa Kantorek, LCSW, offers compassion, warmth, and a non-judgmental attitude to each and every one of her clients. She enjoys working with clients of all ages, from preschoolers to seniors. Rupa often incorporates play, creative therapies and mindfulness into sessions.

Rupa earned a BSW from the University of Illinois and an MSW from the School of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago. She has gained experience through working in nonprofit, private practice and inpatient hospital settings.

In therapy, Rupa strives to create a safe and comfortable space for each client. She believes that each session is an opportunity to learn new tools to manage difficult moments and a time to discover joy and meaning in one’s life. She has extensive experience with healing anxiety and trauma, and is committed to providing her clients with the skills to move forward.

Areas of Treatment

  • Addictions
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Art Therapy
  • Attention Issues / ADHD
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Christian Counseling
  • Chronic Pain/Illness
  • DBT
  • Depression / Sadness
  • Divorce/Family Conflict
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Therapy
  • Grief/Loss/End of Life
  • Learning Disabilities
  • LGBTQI+ Issues
  • Marriage/Couples Counseling
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Parenting
  • Play Therapy
  • PTSD/Trauma
  • Self-Injury/Harm
  • Stress/Worry
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Women's Issues/Infertility
  • Locations


    • Aetna PPO / HMO
    • BCBS HMO – DMG
    • BCBS PPO
    • Beacon Health Options
    • Benefit Plan Admin - VA
    • Cigna
    • ComPsych
    • ComPsych EAP
    • Dupage Medical Group PHO
    • Health Alliance
    • HealthLink
    • HFN
    • Humana
    • Magellan
    • MHN-Healthnet
    • MHNET (Aetna)
    • Multiplan-PHCS
    • Optum
    • UBH EAP
    • United Healthcare / United Behavioral Health