Counseling network

To supplement the advice offered in La Chaise Longue, the Counseling Network is a referral service for our visitors in need of one-on-one counseling. We provide the information needed to make an informed choice of a counselor based on factors such as specialty, geographical location and price.

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John B. Houck, Ph.D.
Area of Expertise

Relationships, anxiety, depression, addictions, gay/lesbian issues, spiritual psychotherapy.

Therapeutic approach

cognitive/behavioral, psychodynamic, humanistic, eclectic, transactional analysis, gestalt.
He says: "I see each person as having infinite worth and value. My task as a therapist is to help people see the best in themselves and to access their own inner wisdom."
Dr. Houck also offers coaching for people who do not want therapy but need some help and support in achieving their goals.

Counseling format

Individual, couple, family, group; telephone, email, face-to-face, etc.


Licensed Clinical Psychologist in Illinois, Ph.D. in Psychology in 1974, certificates in family therapy, Mars and Venus Counseling, addictions counseling, hypnotherapy, mediation, etc.

Samples of work Relationship deadline
Trying to save wife
WWW site John B. Houck, Ph.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Site description Describes his background and services.
Phone number (773) 493-1330
Fax (773) 493-1331
  • 5236 S. Cornell Ave., Chicago, IL 60615-4212
  • 180 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 2403, Chicago, IL 60601
  • Price card Varies - Rates depend on a person's income, insurance coverage, and other factors. His goal is to work out a way that all people who want therapy can work out a plan to get their needs met.
    Method of payment Visa, Mastercard, and America Express are accepted, as well as money order or personal check.

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