Chicago Center For Integration And Healing
Believe that a further shore is reachable from here. Believe in miracles and cures and healing wells.
— Seamus Heaney
The effects of trauma can be complex and pervasive.
Yet, with informed treatment and support, we all have a tremendous potential to heal. A large and growing body of research into the neurobiology of attachment and trauma informs our treatment strategies. Effective treatment requires the integration of relational, developmental and body-centered approaches.
Professional Development for Therapists
We’ve been convening a therapist community for over ten years. Learn more about our professional development events and study groups.
CCIH Online Magazine
Becoming a Fat Positive Psychotherapist
If there were something you could do to improve the safety and well-being of your clients who live in fat bodies, would you make the effort? My name is Sarah […]
Tuning In To Ourselves This New Year
Society often prioritizes external measures of progress, improvement, and success. We are surrounded by cultural messages and images of achievement. Aside from the occasional memoir, we are rarely exposed to […]
Treatment not Trauma: Demanding Reinvestment in Chicago’s Mental Health Infrastructure
There are currently only 5 community mental health clinics in all of Chicago. Half of the public clinics were closed or privatized in 2012 under Rahm Emmanuel, and before that, […]