MEET THE LINCOLN PARK THERAPY GROUP TEAM
WE’LL HELP YOU FIND THE COURAGE TO CULTIVATE CHANGE.
Nicolle Osequeda, LMFT Founder + Owner
I work with individuals and couples to communicate better and learn the skills to begin building more fulfilling and healthy relationships. I have expertise and interest in working with young adults experiencing a quarter life crisis. I also enjoy working with visual, performance, and musical artists. LEARN MORE ABOUT NICOLLE
Rebecca Fernandez, Ed.S., LCPC
I work with adolescents and adults who may be struggling with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, quarter life crisis, low self-esteem, OCD. I also work with adolescents and their families to help them implement effective communication skills. My area of expertise is working with adolescents and adults to increase their self-awareness and develop skills for tackling a wide range of challenges to help improve their lives. LEARN MORE ABOUT REBECCA
Dale Zigulich, MSW
I work with adults, teens, children and families, and focus on anxiety, depression, mood disorders, behavioral struggles, life changes, family conflicts, ADHD, adoption, self-esteem challenges, and sports related mental health. My area of expertise is helping people move past the barriers that hold them back from happiness and success. LEARN MORE ABOUT DALE
Amy Manzolillo, MA, MHC
I specialize in individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, body image issues, family of origin concerns, and major life changes. I also work with individuals in the LGBTQ+ community. My area of expertise is helping individuals work through the barriers to happiness and fulfillment. LEARN MORE ABOUT AMY
Ellen Schnelle, LSW
My therapeutic approach is rooted in recognizing and building upon a client’s strengths and fostering an environment where clients feel accepted and valued just as they are. Trust is paramount, and I want to provide the safety needed for a client to explore their emotions and thoughts openly. I firmly believe that authenticity is the cornerstone of personal growth and healing. I understand that embracing your true self might feel daunting, and I’m here to provide the guidance and support needed for this transformative journey. I work with individuals who are experiencing anxiety, depression, or a significant life transition, as well as adults who are healing from a trauma. My areas of expertise include working with clients on the relationship to their body, self-image, and sense of self-worth. LEARN MORE ABOUT ELLEN
Grace Booth, MA, MHC
I create a safe and non-judgmental space for you to uncover important and often undiscovered traits about yourself. We then work together to work towards the life you want to be living. We work together to build self-awareness while identifying and implementing changes you want to make to improve your happiness and overall quality of life. Through the therapy process, I love watching clients reach their goals and foster self-love and self-confidence on their path towards living a more fulfilling life.
I specialize in working with adults, emerging adults, and teens who are experiencing anxiety and depression, low self-esteem and self worth, body image issues, relationship issues, and life transitions. My area of expertise is helping young people to establish their identity, cultivate self-esteem and self-confidence, and navigate difficult changes among the many pressures facing young people today. LEARN MORE ABOUT GRACE
Isela Carmen, MA, MHC
I am a bilingual cognitive behavioral therapist who works with teens and adolescents, young adults and adults who may be experiencing a big or small life change, anxiety, depression, PTSD, and grief. I also see couples who are having a difficult time overcoming relationship obstacles. My area of expertise is helping individuals and couples shift their beliefs to find more happiness and fulfillment. LEARN MORE ABOUT ISELA
Nathan Flessner, MSW, LCSW
Jacqueline Westin, MSW, LCSW
Michelle Bielecki, MSW, LCSW
I utilize a person-centered approach and greatly value the therapeutic relationship that clients and I develop in our work. Together, we gently unfold what is brought into the room and set the pace that feels most supportive to you. One of my favorite things about being a therapist is seeing my clients leave a session feeling a little bit lighter, freer, and excited to live their own personal journey.
I work with adults and teens experiencing anxiety, depression, life challenges, and major life changes. I also work with couples who are experiencing challenges in their relationship and those who want to prepare for marriage. My area of expertise is helping individuals improve their sense of identify and self-esteem to discover happiness. LEARN MORE ABOUT MICHELLE
Abbey Storey, MS, LPC, CRC
I work with adults and teens, specializing in anxiety, life transitions, self-worth, work-related stress, and performance and life balance. My areas of expertise includes working with individuals navigating chronic illness, individuals with disabilities and their caregivers, and career challenges/ vocational rehabilitation. LEARN MORE ABOUT ABBEY
Abigail Serafin, LSW
I believe that everyone has the capacity to live a meaningful and joyful life if given the space to reflect and work collaboratively. I partner with clients to identify the goals they want to work on. I integrate somatic and mindfulness techniques with validation and gentle challenging to create a space where clients can feel safe being vulnerable and exploring their feelings.
I work with adults and teens who are struggling with depression, anxiety, life transitions, and self-esteem challenges. My other areas of interest include clients who are exploring their sexuality, gender identity, and relationships. My area of expertise is working closely with teens and adults to build problem-solving strategies to help them make progress toward their goals. LEARN MORE ABOUT ABIGAIL
Racquel Rizzo, MA, LPC
The therapy journey can cover many life challenges. When working with clients, I find it important to focus on what they feel are the most important themes in their life. This can include topics ranging from a stressful work situation to deeper relational patterns a client has noticed. I use a collaborative approach when I work with clients, and I want you to feel empowered to take an active role in your therapy so I know we are working on what’s most relevant to you.
I specialize in working with individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, life transitions, and identity exploration. I also enjoy working with couples who are navigating relationship challenges or seek to deepen their connection. My areas of expertise and interest include working with women and couples experiencing infertility, perinatal and maternal mental health and supporting couples navigating the transition to parenthood. LEARN MORE ABOUT RACQUEL
Katie Infusino, MA, LCPC
I work with individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, grief & loss, low self-esteem, and body image issues. I specialize in working with people who are adjusting to new phases in their lives, having difficulties in their relationships, or looking for support to identify coping strategies to manage life’s challenges. My area of expertise is working with adults learning to navigate life in the real world or change unhealthy patterns. LEARN MORE ABOUT KATIE
Kyle Tacia, M.Ed., LPC
Therapy encourages deep reflection and vulnerability, and should be a collaborative experience where your therapist helps you to access that space within yourself. As a clinician, I believe it’s my role to support you and guide you along that journey the entire way. You don’t have to do it all alone anymore.
I work with individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, trauma, low self-esteem, and major life changes. I specialize in people in the LGBTQ+ community, and helping male-identified clients cope with men’s issues.
My area of expertise is helping people from the LGBTQ+ community explore their lived experiences and break through the barriers to happiness and fulfillments. LEARN MORE ABOUT KYLE
Amy Blagojevich, MSW
When working with clients, I focus on using a strengths-based approach to help each person recognize their potential to take on the world around them. I also integrate empathy and compassion to help clients explore their past, change negative core beliefs, and remove barriers that hold them back from a fulfilling life.
I work with individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, difficult life transitions, and relationship challenges. I also enjoy working with couples to help them improve communication and build intimacy in their relationship. My area of expertise is helping individuals and couples work through the barriers to happiness and fulfillment. LEARN MORE ABOUT AMY
Maiya Smith, MA, LPC
Cassandra Kruchten, MSW, LSW
I work with adults and teens, and who are experiencing anxiety, depression, relationship challenges, and significant life changes. My area of expertise is working with individuals who are want to focus on identity development, self-esteem growth, and motivation. LEARN MORE ABOUT CASSANDRA
Virginia Hogue-Denis, MA, LPC
I work with individuals who are struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, major life changes, and work-related stressors. I also work with couples experiences relationship dissatisfaction and changes. I specialize in emerging adults who are grappling with life transitions such as career changes, graduate school, and the complexities of beginning, changing, or ending relationships. LEARN MORE ABOUT VIRGINIA
Elaine Rubenoff, MSW
I work with adults and teens who have experienced a trauma/PTSD, or who are facing anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, body image issues, grief and loss, or major life changes. I also work with couples who want to address challenging relationship patterns. My area of expertise is helping individuals and couples work through the barriers to happiness and fulfillment. LEARN MORE ABOUT ELAINE
Hannah Cooper, MSW, LSW
I work with individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, grief & loss, and major life transitions. I also work with couples who are facing relationship challenges and teens who are struggling with self-esteem and self-worth. My area of expertise is helping people who are facing major life transitions such as a Quarter Life Crisis, adjusting to or graduating from college, or other significant life changes. LEARN MORE ABOUT HANNAH
Jamie Swiderski, MSW, LSW
I work with individuals and teens, and specialize in people experiencing addiction challenges, managing difficult life transitions, dealing with depression or anxiety, and those with a history of trauma. My area of expertise is working with people who have experienced trauma, and those who are struggling to cope with significant life changes. LEARN MORE ABOUT JAMIE
Mariana Angel Mosti, MA, MHC
When I work with clients, I focus on helping them feel empowered to live freely and authentically. I want to see you thrive in your relationship with yourself and with others, experience emotional healing, and discover purpose in your life. I am passionate about creating a strong therapeutic relationship and witnessing the growth from my clients’ hard work. It fills me with gratitude and honor to be a part of each client’s journey.
I work with individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, trauma, major life changes, and acculturation challenges. I also work with couples who are facing difficulties in their relationship and specialize in intercultural differences.My area of expertise is helping couples break through relationship barriers and find healing and empowerment with one another. LEARN MORE ABOUT MARIANA
Jordan Smith, MSW, LCSW
I work with individuals who are dealing with anxiety, depression, or life transition issues. I specialize in working with teens and emerging adults who are adjusting to new phases in their lives, such as going away to school, graduating, finding a job, living on their own, or other major life changes, and those who are struggling with self-esteem and self-worth issues. My area of expertise is working with young adults who are coping with major life changes and milestones. LEARN MORE ABOUT JORDAN
Wallace Colvin, MA, MHC
I believe that thoughts lead to behaviors, so my work with clients tends to focus on maladaptive patterns of thinking. By changing the ways of thinking that cause distress and block you from making progress in your life, you can create new beliefs about yourself, new ways of engaging with other people, and new behaviors that can help you thrive in your life.
I work with adults and teens experiencing anxiety, depression, trauma, and major life changes. I specialize in men’s therapy and in therapy with minorities. My area of expertise using CBT, narrative therapy, and visual art therapy to help people create a new narrative for their life. LEARN MORE ABOUT WALLACE
Carly Anderson, MS, MHC
I use a blended approach to therapy and use a variety of tools and techniques tailored to fit the specific needs of each individual client. I believe that the decision to seek help for yourself is an act of self love and one that takes a lot of courage. I applaud you for trusting yourself to take this step, and I look forward to working collaboratively with you towards these positive changes.
I work with clients facing challenges related to major life changes, self-esteem, stress & work-life balance, anxiety, depression, and grief/loss. I specialize in teens and emerging adults who are developing their sense of self and identity as they navigate exciting and overwhelming changes such as graduating, changing schools, adjusting to college, and starting or changing their career. My area of expertise is helping individuals find their strengths and build the skills to cope with life stressors. LEARN MORE ABOUT CARLY
Taylor Snyder, Practice Manager
My favorite self-care activity is taking a group fitness class. In my free time, you’ll find me trying a new restaurant in Chicago or taking a long walk on the lakefront! I also love to travel and my bucket list destination is Italy!