Insurance Accepted:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO and Blue Choice

  • Cigna PPO

  • United


  • River West

Emily Derkin, LCPC

Emily is a psychotherapist specializing in eating disorders and addiction. She has worked as a therapist for adolescents and young adults; she has also served as a manager of a sober living house.  Most recently, she served an admissions director at Timberline Knolls, a residential program for women and girls with co-occurring mental health and eating disorders.   While in this role, Emily learned how critical it is to get people the treatment that they need and deserve.

As a therapist, Emily wants to help people create a meaningful connection with the world around them.  She use compassionate, integrative, and person-focused counseling to resolve difficult issues, facilitate clarity and understanding, and promote growth and change.

No matter the issue, each person is unique and deserves a chance to explore who they are and who they want to be.

Emily can be reached by phone at 773-453-9229, or via email at