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Jim Peltzer


Internal struggles, relational issues, adjustments, anxiety, or other life challenges, may be our reason for seeking out counseling.  Pursuing counseling is an excellent first step; you can do this! No matter what age – grade school through retirement age – you do not have to encounter life challenges on your own.  My goal is to provide you with a safe space where you can vent, process, or discover at your pace, with no judgement. I hope to help you find the perfect skill or tool to utilize and work through this current moment, so that you may flourish into the best person you can be. Children and youth face similar struggles, they can also benefit from the


(708) 638-0027

Populations I work with:

  • Adults 

  • Adolescents

  • Preteens

Additional Specialty Areas:

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy

  • Solution focused therapy

  • Person centered therapy

opportunity to explore their world and learn skills to navigate it.

I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and have been counseling individuals, families, and groups for over 10 years. I have counseled clients using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, and Person Centered Therapy, depending on the needs of the client.  I earned my Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology – Counseling Specialization from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology and have a Type 73 School Counseling Certification.  I have extensive experience working with children, youth, young adults, and families. My experience includes helping clients with issues of depression, anxiety, anger management,  trauma, grief/loss, school-based issues, and parenting.



Pronouns:  He/Him

My office is located on the 2nd floor of Beverly Therapists.

Insurances I accept:

  • BCBS PPO & Choice

Out-of-Network insurance benefits

Private Pay - sliding fee schedule

10725 S. Western Ave.
Chicago, IL 60643
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