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Rachel Sontag, LCSW

Psychotherapist

Professional statement

Rachel Sontag is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who specializes in the treatment of anxiety, depression and trauma. Rachel works best with motivated people who are undergoing major life transitions, struggling in relationships or work, processing past trauma, or feeling stuck in patterns of thinking and behaving that are no longer working. At Innovative Express Care, she specifically focuses on patients with PTSD, minor depression, and ADHD. Rachel brings years of experience as a clinical therapist working with a diverse population. She views therapy from a holistic and collaborative perspective. Integrating compassion, experience, and humor, she aims to provide a safe environment for people to explore and express themselves without fear of judgment or shame. Rachel received her Masters in Social Work from Portland State University as well as her Masters in Fine Arts from The New School. She has completed a fellowship at the Chicago Center of Psychoanalysis, and is a trained Level 1 Gottman therapist. She's also spent time in India studying mindfulness meditation as a means of treating anxiety. Rachel has a genuine interest in researching and educating herself on various new advancements in psychotherapy, so her patients get the best and the most advanced treatment possible.

In-network insurances

  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield

Specialties

  • Psychotherapist

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Education and training

  • Chicago Center for Psychoanalysis (Fellowship)
  • Portland State University, Master's in Social Work
  • The New School (Master's)
  • University of Wisconsin (Bachelor's)

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1023428950

Office locations

Innovative Express Care

2400 N Ashland Ave

Chicago, IL 60614

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Wonderful therapist. Great personality.
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Rachel was very professional. She was punctual and well spoken. I felt totally comfortable discussing my personal health and mental information. I would definely return to see her.
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I have been seeing Rachel for 6 months, and I can say she is truly a life-saver.
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Very professional. I felt very comfortable during my appointment with her.
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She makes me smile, and she is positive. Therapy is hard. She makes it tolerable.
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