Lise Schiffer

Lise Schiffer

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Chicago, Illinois

(773) 508-5301

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Personal Statement

I am a solution focused therapist with 30 years of experience. My therapy style is cognitive, interactive, compassionate, and, if need be, challenging. I believe effective therapy should produce change, not just insight. I will listen to you deeply, help conceptualize the problems, patterns, and dynamics which are causing you trouble, and give you feedback. Together, we will develop a strategy for more effective functioning and a better quality of life. I have a general practice, but specialize in addictions, depression, anxiety, and couples therapy.

If you live outside the Chicago area or are unable to travel, I offer video sessions online. All you need is a computer and some privacy. I will set up the session at a mutually agreed upon time and you will get and email link to the site. It is that simple!

Client Focus (Age)

  • Adults

Therapy Specialties

  • Addictions
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar
  • Bulimia
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Gambling Addiction
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Internet Addiction
  • LGBT Issues
  • Life Coaching
  • Men's Issues
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obsessive Compulsive
  • Relationships
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Stress
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Women's Issues

Treatment Orientation

  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Collaborative Problem Solving
  • Family / Marital
  • Integrative
  • Person Centered/Rogerian
  • Psychodynamic


  • Individuals
  • Couples

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • BlueCross and BlueShield

Years in Practice

20+ years

Payment Types

Cash, Check


License Name License State Year
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) 149.003059 Illinois 1995


School Degree Major Year
Columbia University School of Social Work, New York, NY MSSW Clinical Social Work 1984