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Ginny Nikiforos Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Illinois
Ginny Nikiforos

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Chicago, IL

Online & In-Person

Not accepting new clients

About me

I am experienced in providing Executive Functioning Skills Development with those with ADHD and/or Autism. I also specialize in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Inference-Based CBT (I-CBT) and Exposure-Response Prevention (ERP) for deeper understanding and emotional support, in addition to creating a motivating space for behavioral change. For counseling services, I am licensed in CO, IA, IL, IN, FL, and OH. For ADHD coaching, I can provide services anywhere within the US. I work in a traditional office setting and telehealth to best help you succeed in the most therapeutic environment for you. I also routinely work with places of employment depending on your needs.

Ginny Nikiforos has over twenty years of psychotherapy and skill-building experience working with adolescents, parents, and adults with experiences in ADHD, Autism, anxiety, depression, OCD, and trauma. She is a passionate advocate for those that are neurodivergent, running Chicago-based ADHD support groups and nationwide executive functioning skills groups. She is on the board of ACBS (Association for Contextual Behavioral Science) Chicago-chapter.

Ginny specializes in providing individual, couples, and parent counseling, in addition to Executive Functioning Skill development, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Inference-Based CBT (I-CBT) and Exposure-Response Prevention (ERP) for OCD, and parent support utilizing SPACE (Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions) and family safety planning. She provides services in person and over telehealth.

Ginny supports individual adults, couples, and parents in increasing awareness within oneself and/or a family dynamic, and developing meaningful actionable steps to increase fulfillment within targeted life domains. Ginny has lived experiences with neurodiversity that she uses to support in understanding and bringing compassion to her work with her clients when applicable and helpful to the work.

Ginny is licensed in CO, FL, IA, IL, IN, and OH and in network with every insurance plan at Guiding Behavior Counseling, PLLC. She can accept private pay, provide superbills, and accept FSA/HSA cards.



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Guiding Behavior Counseling, PLLC

2923 North Milwaukee Avenue
Suite 306
Chicago, IL 60618 US


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  • Adults (18+)
  • Older Adults (65+)
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Groups
  • Parents & Caregivers


  • English

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