Parisa has received her master’s degree in counseling from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology as an international student. Parisa is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) and also is certified as a drug and alcohol counselor (CADC). She has been trained in Motivational Interviewing, Dialectical behavior Therapy (DBT), and Cognitive Behavioral therapy (CBT) to provide therapy for adolescents, adults, and families.
Parisa has experience working in partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient program with adult and adolescents. Parisa’s experience includes group therapy, crisis intervention, case management, individual, and family therapy. She recently was working as a therapist in adult residential treatment at Northwest Community Hospital and has an extensive experience working with adults struggling with chemical dependency and process addiction.
Parisa as a bicultural/bilingual therapist is sensitive to the unique needs of clients who are navigating between two cultures. Parisa’s current clinical work involves providing therapy to clients who struggle with addiction, trauma, depression, anxiety, mood disorder, grief, adjustment, self-esteem, social skills, stress management, and emotion regulation. She believes in a collaborative, individualized, and supportive approach in meeting clients where they are at and where they would like to be going forward.
“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” Confucius