Lisa Mala

Insurance Accepted:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO and Blue Choice


  • Wicker Park

Lisa Mala, LCSW

Psychotherapy is an opportunity to help achieve transformation within ourselves. Lisa finds that her warm, empathetic, friendly, straight-forward approach helps her clients work through issues to find peace and purpose in their lives. She works collaboratively with each individual to find the therapeutic approach that works for them.

Lisa works with adults of all backgrounds; she particularly enjoy couples' work. Lisa focuses on all stages of relationships and has an interest in helping couples recover from infidelity, as well as adapt to parenthood.

Additionally, Lisa has expertise working with perinatal clients struggling with mood disorders or infertility challenges. She provides support during all phases of pregnancy, including pre and post, for which she has specialized training. She also helps individuals cope with pregnancy loss.

Lisa works with families and individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, mood disorders, grief, life transitions, marital issues and more. She also works with those facing challenges unique to the LGBTQ community.

Finally, Lisa has a special interest in and experience with athletes during phase-of-life transitions and the uncertainty that comes when defining a new identity.

Lisa can be reached by phone at 773-245-6186, or via email at