Myah Knight, Mental Health Counselor (Pre-Licensed) in Illinois

Myah Knight, MEd, CMHC

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As a therapist, my goal is to work with people who are motivated to work towards progress in their lived experience through the therapeutic process. I have a humanistic and solution focused perspective to therapy which includes includes increased self-awareness regarding insights into your experiences of mental health distress, socio-economic issues as well your strength. I believe in a collaborative approach towards treatment planning and goals.

My clinical focus includes anxiety, anger management, women’s issues, complex stress in marginalized communities. Effective therapy recognizes the whole person—challenges, strengths, and environment. I love to incorporate creative interventions to increase self-awareness, promote self-efficacy, and emotion regulation to help clients reach their wellness goals. My integrative holistic approach to treatment includes CBT, Narrative therapy, Somatic therapy, and MBSR. Living as a BIPOC Queer therapist, I am committed to helping anyone learn how to thrive as the best person they can be based on one's strengths, lived experiences and challenges. I have a passion for diversity and advocacy which includes an awareness of disparity and invisibility of people of color, LGBT+ persons in the clinical mental health and education.

Specialties & Clinical Interests

  • Anxiety
  • Domestic Abuse/Violence
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief & Loss
  • Race-Based Traumatic Stress (RBTS)
  • Trauma & Ptsd
  • Women's Issues

Therapy Types

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Mindfulness
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Trauma-Informed Therapy

Community Specialties

  • Biracial
  • Black
  • Lgbtqia+
  • Trauma Survivors

Faith Based Specialties

  • Buddhism
  • Christianity

Fees & Insurance

Cost per Session
$125.00 - $150.00
Sliding Scale
Pay By
Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Savings Account (HSA), Credit Card, American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
Insurance Plans Accepted
Blue Cross/Blue Shield

Licenses & Certifications

Years in Practice
License #
Mental Health Counselor (Pre-Licensed)
Professional Certification(s)
Level 1 Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy"
The Gottman Institute
Graduate School(s)
Year Graduated
DePaul University
Master in Clinical Mental Health Counseling