Alissa Catiis, LCSW

Alissa Catiis, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker



Behavioral Health


Counseling Center 3948 North Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60613, USA
Phone: 773.388.1600

Education and training

• Master of Arts, University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration
• Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Professional history

• Staff Therapist, Womencare Counseling Center
• Behavioral Health Therapist & Consultant, Erie Family Health Centers
• Crisis Intervention Social Worker, Northshore University Health System
• Geriatric Care Manager & Medical Social Worker, various agencies
• School Social Worker, Perspectives Charter Schools

Specialty areas and certifications

• Certificate in Art Therapy, Northwestern University
• Certificate in Contemplative Clinical Practice, Smith College of Social Work
• Trauma Center Trauma-Sensitive Yoga Facilitator
• Trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) Therapy
• Spanish and Tagalog speaking


• Working with trauma survivors, people of color, and LGBTQ community
• Adolescent and young adult health
• Connections between mind, body, spirit, and soul
• Incorporating art, literature, and the body into treatment
• Cultural and family issues as well as queer families/relationships


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