Meet Emma Flores

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At Thrive for Life Counseling, our team is dedicated to providing compassionate and effective mental health support. We are thrilled to introduce you to Emma Flores, LSW, a vibrant addition to our team since 2023. Emma is a Licensed Social Worker who specializes in working with adults in Illinois, addressing a range of counseling goals, including college stress, life transitions, anxiety, and self-esteem.

Client-Centered and Evidence-Based Approach

Emma Flores is not just a therapist; she is a beacon of positivity, engagement, and encouragement. With her client-centered and evidence-based approach, Emma ensures that each session is tailored to meet the unique therapeutic goals of her clients. Her dedication to providing effective and personalized care sets her apart in the field of counseling.

Specializing in College Stress and Life Transitions

Emma has a wealth of experience working with youth and young adults, particularly those aged 18-25. She understands the challenges of navigating college, transitioning into the workforce, and beyond. Whether you're struggling with anxiety, depression, or self-esteem issues, Emma employs evidence-based strategies to guide you towards a path of healing and growth.

Trilingual Expertise

One of Emma's exceptional qualities is her ability to connect with clients in multiple languages. Fluent in English, Spanish, and Korean, Emma ensures that language is not a barrier to effective communication and understanding in the therapeutic process.

A Glimpse into Emma's Hobbies

Outside of her counseling practice, Emma enjoys enriching her life with various interests. From giving her dog the best possible life to pursuing hobbies like pottery and watercolor painting, Emma finds joy in creativity and self-expression. She also actively participates in cultural festivals in her neighborhood, fostering a sense of community and connection.

Accessible Services with a Personal Touch

Based in Chicago, Emma is licensed to provide counseling services in the state of Illinois, with plans to expand to Indiana and Florida soon. Emma offers the flexibility of sessions conducted via video, phone, and email, ensuring accessibility for clients with varying preferences and needs.

Accepting Insurance Plans

We understand that mental health care should be accessible to all. Emma Flores accepts several insurance plans, including Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Oxford, and United Health, making her services more accessible to those seeking support.

In conclusion, Emma Flores, LSW, is a dedicated and dynamic therapist committed to helping clients thrive in their lives. Whether you're facing the challenges of college stress, life transitions, anxiety, or self-esteem issues, Emma is here to guide you with her expertise and compassionate approach. Thank you, Emma, for bringing your expertise to the Thrive for Life Counseling team!