Swati Bajpai is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to adult residents in Illinois. She has a variety of clinical interests; however, she specializes in anxiety disorders, grief counseling, trauma and abuse, relationships and life coaching.   

Swati believes that life is in living, not in the destination. She also believes that happiness is within oneself so one shouldn’t look elsewhere or depend on others for itSwati finds joy in reading and gardening. 

“You must be the change you want to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi 

Michelle McKinnie is a licensed clinical professional counselor offering services to adult residents in Illinois. She has a variety of clinical interests; however, she specializes in family and couples therapy, anxiety disorders, mood disorders and women’s issues. In her practice, Michelle prefers cognitive behavioral perspective approach, however she has implemented aspects from solutionbased and dialectical behavior therapy. 

Michelle’s interest in mental and behavioral health care developed when she began working with ex-offenders in 2000, while working on her bachelor’s degree. 

Michelle desires to go on a safari in Africa one day. She loves the outdoors and would love to visit Chester Zoo in England.  

Joseph Sanders is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to adolescent and adult residents in Illinois. He has a vast array of clinical interests; however, his specializations are post-traumatic stress disorder, trauma and abuse, mood disorders, substance abuse and dialectical behavioral therapy. In his practice, Joseph’s philosophy of care is to partner with clients to explore difficulties, possible solutions and ways to deal with them. 

Joseph’s interest in mental and behavioral health care developed from personal experience; several of his family members had substance abuse and mental health issues. 

Joseph is also an Eagle Scout, abstract artist and likes to write poetry 

“Healing takes time and asking for help is a courageous step.” -Mariska Hargitay