Hugh Cole, LCSW, CADC

Hugh Cole, LCSW, CADC

Coordinator, Violence Recovery Project



Behavioral Health


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

Education and training

  • Master of Social Work, Loyola University Chicago- mental health concentration
  • Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Harold Washington College

Professional History

  • Psychotherapist/ Substance Abuse Counselor, Recovering with Pride, Howard Brown Health
  • Social Work Trainee, Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Center, Jesse Brown Veteran’s Administration Medical Center
  • Behavioral Health Social Work Intern/Consult LiaisonHealth Trainee Crisis Team, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
  • Chicago Area Schweitzer Fellowship in association with Howard Brown Health Center
  • Volunteer Counselor/Mentor, Refugee One
  • Counselor/Case Manager, Heartland Alliance First Step Program
  • HIV education and intervention Volunteer, Gay Men’s Health Crisis/NYC

Specialty areas and certifications

  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Trauma
  • LGBTQ older adults


  • Trauma Informed Care
  • Group, Relational and Individual Therapy
  • Working with the voice hearing community
  • Gerontology
  • Gender Identity
  • Sex and Intimacy
  • Human rights advocacy
  • Inspiring motivation to change compulsive behaviors with HIV impacted clients


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