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Meet our Therapists

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Melanie Clavelle, LSW

Melanie is a Therapist that believes that it is essential to honor your experiences and work collaboratively with you to improve your mental wellbeing.  She believes each individual has their own unique story and is worthy of positive change. 

 

She specializes in supporting women who are struggling with self-esteem and depression. She is excited to work with you to enhance your life by finding your true self through exploration and compassionate care.  Melanie has additional experience working with those living with complex trauma, depression, anxiety, and managing life transitions.

Melanie accepts:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO

  • Cigna/Evernorth

  • Aetna

  • Self-Pay 

Melanie is accepting new clients!

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Ngozi Williams, LPC

Ngozi is a Mental Health Therapist that is deeply aware of the courage it takes to advocate for oneself, and to stay committed to the healing journey. This is why she creates and maintains a safe space for you to explore feelings, thoughts, and personal insights regarding your relationships and lived experiences. Safety, connection, collaboration and active listening are priorities in her intention as your therapist in walking alongside you and empowering you to know that things can be different.

Ngozi works with individuals who experience anxiety, depression, self-esteem/body confidence, daily life stressors, trauma/PTSD/C-PTSD, intergenerational trauma, and grief.

Ngozi accepts:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO

  • Cigna/Evernorth

  • Aetna

  • Self-pay

Ngozi is accepting new clients!

Ngozi sees teens!

Ngozi sees people in-person!

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Betty Hailu, LCSW

Betty  focuses on meeting her clients where they are and fostering a relationship that allows for positive growth. Her approach has been fueled by focusing on “what happened to you”, instead of “what’s wrong with you."  Her compassionate and empathetic nature is revealed through genuine, non-judgmental, and collaborative space where new possibilities for your life can be explored. Her experience working in various levels of care has provided her with skills to provide support to clients experiencing challenges with trauma, anxiety, depression, life transitions, stress, and relationship issues.

Betty accepts:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO

  • Cigna/Evernorth

  • United Healthcare

  • Aetna

  • Self-pay

Betty is accepting new clients!

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Ashle' Anderson, LPC

Ashle’ Anderson, LPC is a Chicago native and Licensed Professional Counselor with over 7 years of experience in the mental health field. Ashle’ is passionate about empowering you to break barriers and discover your inner strength. Ashle’ specializes in working with African- American individuals and underserved multicultural communities. She supports people facing various challenges such as self-esteem, substance use, depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship issues. Ashle’s collaborative therapeutic approach incorporates cognitive-behavioral, client-centered, and solution-focused therapy that aims to transform your mental well-being. As a Christian woman, Ashle’ integrates spirituality into her work, providing a non-judgmental and authentic space for healing. Ashle’ graduated with a Master’s Degree in Clinical and Mental Health Counseling from National Louis University. If you are searching for authenticity and validation, you have found the right person. Ashle’ is enthusiastic about working with you so you can experience a full, whole, and vibrant life.

Ashle' accepts:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO

  • Cigna/Evernorth

  • Aetna

  • Self-pay

Ashle' is accepting new clients!

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April Threatt, MA

April empowers her clients to understand various factors in their lives that contribute to their unhappiness. She is committed to being compassionate and present with her clients as they discover their inner strengths to bring about desired change. Her approach is person-centered and she believes that building relationships with clients is essential in therapy in order to assist them in working through issues, overcoming obstacles, and becoming the best version of themselves.

April accepts:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO

  • Cigna/Evernorth

  • Self-pay

April is accepting new clients!

April sees people in-person.

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