Frequently Asked Questions:
The MFT Clinic provides mental health counseling for individuals, couples, and families across the lifespan.
Yes, we provide counseling for any relationship that needs help. This may include roommates, work colleagues, sport-team members, foster families, just to name a few.
The number of sessions depends upon the concerns that you would like to address in therapy. Some clients find symptom relief and changes in 9-12 sessions, while others may opt for more sessions to reach their goals. We tailor therapy to meet your needs and will work with you to determine the optimal number of sessions.
We currently accept Blue Cross/Blue Shield PPO. For all other insurances, we recommend checking with your network to determine if they reimburse for out-of-network providers. If needed, we can provide you with a superbill that you can submit to your insurance company for reimbursement. Click here for more information.
Our mission is to provide therapy services regardless of ability to pay. Scholarships may be available for clients who are experiencing financial distress. Click here for more information.
Yes, in addition to providing in-person therapy, our therapists provide telehealth therapy for people who live in Illinois. Click here for more information.
We are pleased to announce that some of our clinicians can provide telehealth services for clients in over 35 states across the United States. If you or a loved one live outside of Illinois, please reach out to us to find out if your state qualifies in this special telehealth program through PsyPact. Click here for more information.
Yes, if your religion or spirituality are important to you, it is possible to integrate your faith into therapy. When talking with your therapist, you will have an opportunity to discuss your preferences regarding faith integration or any other aspects of therapy that are important to you. Click here for more information.
The MFT Clinic is an Academic Care Center, like a teaching hospital. We provide essential mental health care to people in Illinois (and beyond) while training therapy interns who attend the MFT master’s program at Wheaton College. Our small cohort of intern therapists receive intensive training academically and clinically.
Many clients work directly with an intern therapist. Meanwhile, the therapist receives close supervision by dedicated faculty experts behind the scenes. Together, your intern and faculty provide you with state-of-the art, insightful care.
At The MFT Clinic, you will have a seasoned expert who is carefully thinking through the latest interventions to determine the approach that fits best for you and your loved ones.
We have found this to be an effective and deeply meaningful process. While your therapy intern brings energy, compassion and eagerness to therapy, your seasoned faculty therapist is behind the scenes, infusing insight and expertise into your care, tailoring treatment to meet your unique needs.
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