Tess Given

Tess Given, LCSW

Tess Given is a Licensed Social Worker with clinical experience in the treatment of children, families, and adults.  She holds a bachelor’s of science in speech from Northwestern University and master’s degree in social work from Loyola University Chicago.

Tess is a member of the National Association of Social Workers and is committed to furthering the social work profession through best practice research and continuing education. She welcomes the opportunity to collaborate with other professionals if it should be helpful to her clients’ progress in therapy.

Tess brings her intensity, humor, and creativity to her work with clients in order to help them develop their capacities and achieve their goals. As a practitioner and teacher of creative arts and mind/body fitness, she knows that there is more than one way of knowing our truth. The process and practice of therapy is neither art nor science—it’s both.

Treatment issues/challenges with which Tess has experience:

  • Addictions
  • Substance Abuse
  • Divorce
  • Blended Families
  • Intimate relationship conflict
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Depression
  • Bereavement