Lisa Cotler, M.S. – Licensed Professional Counselor
Lisa has extensive experience guiding teenagers with anxiety and depression in managing the demands of high school, navigating social media, and addressing self-esteem issues. She also counsels young adults and provides guidance with transitions, including adjustment to college, developing career objectives, and launching post-college. In addition, Lisa works on women’s issues and specializes in work/life balance, stress management, and nutrition.
Lisa provides support to young children and their parents on executive functioning challenges and the symptoms of ADHD. She has experience in educational advocacy and the administration of school accommodations, including IEP (Individualized Education Plans) and 504 Plans.
Lisa previously worked at North Shore Academy, a therapeutic high school for students who struggle with the social, emotional, and behavioral demands of school. While there, she counseled adolescents with a wide range of challenges, including ADHD, anxiety, and substance use.
Lisa completed her undergraduate coursework at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and received her J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law. She earned a Master of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at National Louis University. Lisa is a Licensed Professional Counselor.
To contact a therapist, please call (847) 498-4744.