Danielle Shannon, LCSW
Danielle truly believes that everyone is capable of change, despite the lengthy journey. She understands that healing starts with a greater understanding of holistic health and our connection to others. Danielle would be a great fit if you value intersectional and systemic thinking in therapy...as well as a sense of humor! She cultivates therapeutic relationships that are collaborative and approachable.
Danielle brings sixteen years of experience in the mental health field to her practice as a therapist, social worker and advocate. She specializes in supporting folks who face challenges related to stress, life transitions and the impact of trauma. Danielle’s hard-earned wisdom includes evidence-based interventions like Dialectical Behavior Therapy, mindfulness and trauma-sensitive yogic techniques. Her previous work with children, teens and families provides a unique perspective on healing across the lifespan.
Danielle graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelors in Social Policy, and completed her Masters in Social Work from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200) and Life Force Yoga - Level 1 practitioner. Danielle also facilitates trainings in the community, and provides consulting services for organizations. For therapy clients, Danielle charges $150/50min session with exceptions for insurance reimbursement rates and sliding-scale clients.
Eva Ball, LMSW
Eva Ball is a feminist, anti-racist, queer therapist & educator. Using the science of best therapeutic practices, Eva helps clients connect with, and be led by, their own inner wisdom. Eva earned their BA from Earlham College and an MSW from University of Illinois at Chicago where they studied Community Health and Urban Development.
Eva’s professional experience is rooted in understanding intersectionality and addressing systems of privilege and oppression. They incorporated this approach during their work at Northwestern University, piloting NU’s groundbreaking sexual health and sexual violence response center. At About Pleasure, a radical online sex-education center, Eva supported clients in becoming more embodied, healing from trauma and reclaiming pleasure in their lives and bodies. At Resilience Chicago (formerly Rape Victim Advocates), Eva advocated for the rights of survivors of sexual violence individually, and as a educator, speaking both regionally and nationally. Eva’s inaugural publication, “Consent Education,” was printed in Our Whole Lives Lifespan Sexuality Education curriculum, 2nd edition, 2014.
Nowadays, Eva supports folks reckoning with Covid Life and healing from trauma. They also work with other well-intentioned white people to recognize and unlearn racism. Eva is currently completing supervision hours in order to transition from Licensed Social Worker into a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Learn more about Eva by visiting Psychology Today.
Eva currently offers individual therapy, online education as well as consulting with businesses. For therapy clients, Eva charges $150/50min session with exceptions for insurance reimbursement rates and sliding-scale clients. Contact us if you’d like to work with Eva!