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You deserve to shine bright

Life feeling out of control?
You're not alone.
Let us guide you back
to your own Bright Light!

We help you feel like you again.

A group of joyful people facing away from the camera, hands raised in celebration. This image on the home page of Bright Light Counseling Center represents the vibrant and positive atmosphere we foster. Discover the counseling services near you that we offer in Chicago and Austin to address anxiety, depression, trauma, and life stress. Join our uplifting community and embark on a transformative journey towards mental wellness and personal growth.

Have you noticed that you do not feel like you anymore? Have you been withdrawn? Overwhelmed?

Maybe you are noticing that your feelings of being down, sad, worried, or anxious just aren't going away. Maybe you're unsure about the future of a relationship, life is turned upside down, or just feel that you aren't living the life you were meant to lead. 


Whatever you are going through, we are here. 

Our skilled counselors will help you move from overwhelmed to in control, anxious to calm, hopeless to hopeful.

Life can be tough, and you don't have to face it alone.

At Bright Light Counseling Center, we're here to support you on your journey towards a fulfilling life.


We believe that each of us encounters our own challenges in the course of creating a full life.


Whether you're dealing with anxiety, depression, relationship problems, struggling to cope with trauma, or simply seeking personal growth, our expert counselors are here to help you achieve your goals. 

Our personalized approach to counseling is designed to help you tap into your inner light. With a collaborative partnership, our counselors will listen attentively, reflect, and use their specialized training to provide tailored and quality therapy.

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Convenient therapy from your house or our offices.

A young woman in a counseling session, leaning on her knees with a thoughtful expression. This image on the home page of Bright Light Counseling Center embodies our commitment to providing compassionate counseling services. Discover counseling near you in Chicago and Austin, tailored to address anxiety, depression, and the unique challenges faced by college students. Take the first step towards finding support and empowerment on your mental health journey.

Our therapists provide online counseling and in person therapy at our Chicago, IL Office or Austin, TX Office. We believe in your ability to shine.


Starting your healing process isn't always easy, but it can be incredibly rewarding.


When you're ready to take that step, we'll be there to help you illuminate your path and rediscover your own Bright Light.

Let's rediscover your Bright Light.
Our expert therapists are ready to help.

Our Therapy Services

Online Counseling

Individual Counseling for Teens

Individual Counseling for College Students

Individual Counseling for Adults

Our Specialties

Therapy for Anxiety

Therapy for Depression

Therapy for Life Stresses

Therapy for OCD

Therapy for Traumas

Therapy for Men



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Rediscover Your
Bright Light

At Bright Light Counseling Center, we're a team of compassionate therapists who are here to provide you with reliable and empowering counseling.


Our office locations span across Chicago, Illinois and Austin, Texas, but don't worry if you're not local, we offer online therapy too! In fact, our therapists can provide services to residents in states like Indiana, Wisconsin, Florida, and more.


We take pride in being inclusive and working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and identities, including teens, emerging adults, college students, and adults.


Our areas of expertise range from treating anxiety, depression, and relationship issues, to navigating life transitions and traumas. Let's work together to achieve your goals and live your best life! 

Austin, TX Capitol building standing tall, symbolizing the location of Bright Light Counseling Center. Discover our exceptional counseling services in Austin, TX, offering support for anxiety, depression, therapy for men and women, life stress, and trauma. Let our compassionate therapists guide you on your path to healing and growth. Image by Charles Fair
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