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  • Understand. Heal. Grow. We Can Do This Together


    Even the strongest people need a little bit of help to work through some of life’s more challenging problems. Everyone has hurdles to overcome, and we’d love to help you along the way.

    Here at Midwest Therapy Partners, we realize that no two people are the same, and we tailor our therapy to meet your specific needs. We have over 20 years combined experience providing therapy services to individuals, couples and families in the northwest suburban Chicagoland area. We are a full life cycle practice, meaning we have staff expertise to help support clients from childhood, through adolescence, and onto adulthood and all of the life transitions and milestones in between.

    Our practice provides a variety of services to help individuals, couples and families navigate issues related to their emotional health. We are here for you as you manage life transitions, work on improving your communication and connection, and help you to reduce symptoms that are causing you distress.

    If you are struggling with overcoming depression and anxiety, healing trauma or addiction, facing parenting challenges, if you have children struggling with disruptive behaviors or mood difficulties or are just looking for skills to improve interpersonal relations, we’re confident that we have the experience to help you rediscover what brings happiness to your life.

    Through therapy, we will partner to get you on track to leading a happier, more fulfilling life by equipping you with the tools you need to more efficiently and confidently manage life’s challenges.

    It is never too late to start living the life you’ve always wanted.

    If you’re interested in becoming a happier, more fulfilled you, we’d love to work with you every step of the way. Please contact us today!

    Meet Our Staff

    Patti Di Giacinto, LCSW, </br>CADC Co-Owner

    Patti Di Giacinto, LCSW,
    CADC Co-Owner

    Patti Di Giacinto, LCSW, CADC Patti is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Alcohol and other Drug Counselor and provides therapy services for adult clients. She has experience working with individuals, couples and families and has worked both in a hospital setting, in a partial hospitalization program, and in the corporate world. Patti has […]
    Tricia McKinney, PsyD <br/>Co-Owner

    Tricia McKinney, PsyD

    Tricia McKinney, PsyD Tricia is a licensed clinical psychologist who has been working with children, adolescents and adults since 2005. She is a graduate of the Adler School of Professional Psychology and has her undergraduate degree from Purdue University. Dr. McKinney’s areas of expertise include working with children, adolescents, and families with mood and behavior disorders, ADHD, […]
    Valerie Lucas, PhD <br/>Clinical Director

    Valerie Lucas, PhD
    Clinical Director

    Valerie Lucas, PhD Valerie is a licensed clinical psychologist who works with adults with a variety of presenting issues. She graduated from Marquette University in 2010 with a Ph.D. in clinical psychology and has her undergraduate degree from Northwestern University. Previous to private practice, she worked in a variety of settings including NorthShore Medical Group, […]
    Elizabeth “Lizzy” Jacobson, LCSW

    Elizabeth “Lizzy” Jacobson, LCSW

    Lizzy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and provides therapy services to children, adolescents, and families. She has experience working in the hospital setting at both the inpatient and outpatient level of care. She has also worked in multiple educational settings and in a group home for individuals with intellectual and developmental delays. […]
    Kelsey Calderone, MA

    Kelsey Calderone, MA

    Kelsey Calderone M.A. provides therapy services for children and families. She graduated from Roosevelt University with an M.A in Clinical Psychology Counseling Practice and has a background working in a hospital setting and other outpatient partial hospitalization programs. Her areas of interest and specialties include: mood disorders, anxiety related disorders, behavior management, parent coordination and training, ADHD, and high-functioning autism spectrum disorder (ASD).[…]