Marla Vender

Therapist in Illinois


School: University of Chicago

Year Graduated: 1997

License: Illinois / 149008962

Who I Serve

If you’re a parent worried about your teen, or an adult struggling with anxiety, depression, relationships, or other issues, you don't have to handle this alone. You're entitled to your feelings and beliefs, and they will always come first in this process. You don’t have to hide, please, or impress. You will be heard and accepted as you are, without judgement or labels. You are not your problem. You deserve to feel good. Knowing what happened to you is important and necessary, but I don’t believe there’s something wrong with you.  If you can't believe this for yourself yet, I'll believe it for you until you do. I work collaboratively with you to find focus, create meaningful goals, implement strategies, develop skills, challenge distorted thinking, and shift negative patterns. My therapeutic approach incorporates aspects of acceptance and commitment therapy, psychodynamic therapy, narrative therapy, and mindfulness. I am Level Two certified in EMDR. I am deeply empathic, and s

Contact Information

606 Wellness, LLC 1623 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL 60647

606 Wellness, LLC 1623 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL 60647