OUR professional staff
Amy Zajakowski Uhll, LCPC
Amy has 20 years of experience providing psychotherapy in a variety of clinical settings. Her work with individuals, couples, and families includes 15 years of supervisory experience. Integrating a psychodynamic approach with a focus on body-centered and mindfulness-based techniques in the treatment of trauma is Amy’s special area of interest. In her time at the Cathedral Counseling Center Amy administered professional development for staff and the clinical community.
For the past 10 years, Amy has been a volunteer therapist at Chicago’s Marjorie Kovler Center where she specializes in trauma treatment of survivors of government-sponsored torture.
Amy graduated with her Master’s in Counseling Psychology from Northwestern University in 1991. She completed the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute’s Level 1 Training for the Treatment of Trauma in 2005.
Carol McRaith, LCPC, LMT
CCIH Staff Therapist | 773.754.7441 x22
Carol has been practicing both psychotherapy and body work since 1995. She has provided individual, marital, and group therapy for children, teens, and adults for a wide range of issues. Carol offers compassionate support for her clients and builds upon their strengths and resiliency. A particular area of interest is working with clients who have ongoing medical concerns, cancer-related stresses, and medical trauma. In the specialized treatment of trauma, she believes that the body holds an integral part of one’s life story.
Carol is trained in massage therapy, cranial-sacral therapy, guided imagery, and energetic healing. Based on the needs and goals of each client, a combination of modalities may be used to provide treatment for the whole person: body, mind, and spirit, thereby allowing for a deeper level of healing and integration.
Carol graduated with her master’s degree in counseling from Loyola University of Chicago and completed the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute’s Level 1 Training for the Treatment of Trauma in 2005.
Meghan Reilly, LCSW
CCIH Staff Therapist | 773.754.7441 x24
Meghan has a background in the treatment of children and adults in the outpatient setting, and treatment within the medical setting, including working with parents of critically ill children in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Meghan has advanced clinical training in relational as well as body-centered psychotherapies. She has completed the Level 1 Training for the Treatment of Trauma through the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute of Boulder, CO and is committed to ongoing exploration of body-centered integration and mindfulness in treatment. She is trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).
Meghan is an integral member of the Becoming Safely Embodied development team at CCIH , running men's and women's groups throughout the year. She also serves on the March of Dimes NICU Initiatives Training Faculty, training NICU staffs nationally on issues related to stress and trauma.
Meghan believes that emotional health is the foundation for meaningful interpersonal relationships; she works to create a safe, intimate space that fosters individuals' abilities to explore and understand the dynamics at play in their lives, work with strengths, barriers and opportunities, and ultimately heal.
Evan Rogers, LCSW
CCIH Staff Therapist | 773.754.7441 x26
After successfully completing the Graduate-level Clinical Internship at CCIH, Evan proudly accepted a position as a Post-Graduate Fellow and later joined the team as a staff therapist. Evan believes that a strong and collaborative relationship between client and therapist is essential for the most effective treatment. He often utilizes mindfulness and meditation practices in his work with clients to foster presence of mind and body in the therapeutic setting and to build skills for better coping with the stress of daily life. Evan received his master's degree in clinical social work from the University of Chicago. He has a diverse background that includes work in community mental health as well as work with adults and adolescents in outpatient settings.
Evan embraces an integrative approach to psychotherapy and is dedicated to working with clients to develop thoughtful and practical treatment plans designed to meet clients' particular needs. He believes environment, social groups, culture, and relationships should be considered when working to understand clients' life stories. From this understanding, Evan works with individuals, couples, and families to understand, strengthen, and reconfigure their lives in more useful, meaningful, and healthy ways.
Jen Curley, LSW, MSS, MLSP
CCIH Fellow | 773.754.7441 x100
Jen approaches therapy from a relational, body-centered perspective, and sees therapy as a process that is active, experiential, and collaborative. She believes that people are the experts of their own experience and works to create a space that honors all of who we are, including our strengths, resilience, coping, struggles, pains, and joys. Fostering a trauma-informed, anti-oppression framework in all that she does - including therapy - Jen brings an understanding of the impact of oppression and violence on our lives and the communities we are a part of. Jen integrates mind-body awareness and mindfulness and values the big shifts, small moments, and non-linear path that characterize both therapy and healing.
Jen brings over a decade of experience working with survivors of sexual violence and relationship abuse, working as a community organizer, and working within her own communities to support healing. She brings experience working with both young people and adults and with queer and trans* people and communities. Jen currently teaches an online undergraduate social work class on mind-body and holistic approaches to healing.
Jen is a Licensed Social Worker and has a Master of Social Service (MSS) and a Master of Law and Social Policy (MLSP) from Bryn Mawr College’s Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research (2005). She completed the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute’s Level 1 Training for the Treatment of Trauma in 2013. She also received training in Capacitar International’s Trauma Healing and Transformation Program on using simple mind-body wellness practices to support healing.
Mary Senn, LCSW
CCIH Fellow | 773.754.7441 x102
Mary has spent over 30 years in the field of social work, with experience working in public and private agencies as well as private practice. She has been a case manager as well as a clinical supervisor and a manager of social services for a nearby village. Mary approaches her work from an integrative perspective as she finds it is most effective in its ability to heal, transform lives, and create overall wellness. As a therapist she meets clients where they are and then collaborates to identify mutually agreed upon goals. Mary believes the relationship between therapist and client is of primary importance in their work together and strives to develop and enhance relationships with her clients.
As a committed lifelong learner, Mary has completed the Food as Medicine program through the Center for Mind-Body Medicine in Washington, DC; a Certificate in Aging from the Institute for Geriatric Social Work at Boston University; and is a Certified Daring Way Facilitator™, a curriculum based on the work of Brené Brown. In recent years she has turned her attention to the effects of trauma on individuals as well as trauma treatment and is happy to be expanding her knowledge in this area.
Mary is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin where she received a bachelor's in psychology and Saint Louis University where she received a master's in social work. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Illinois.