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Hannah Rarick, LCSW

Stress, Anxiety Addictions LGBTQ+ Relationships Depression
Video Phone Live Chat Messaging

About me

Therapy can be an invaluable tool towards regaining a sense of control and peace over your life. Therapy should allow you to begin to focus your energy inward, into healing yourself. This process will allow you feel empowered to work toward your future goals.

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker based in Chicago. I obtained my Masters degree from Columbia University in the City of New York and most recently have been working inpatient as a hospital Social Worker.

My counseling style is pretty laid back but informative. I have been described as supportive, caring, and compassionate, with a pretty good sense of humor. I like to focus on exploring the past, identifying your strengths and helping you to maximize them by creating goals that focus on overcoming your obstacles. I can assist you with your feelings of depression, anxiety, trauma, PTSD, and other mental health concerns, or if you need a life coach or someone to talk to who will listen to you. I am here to help you sort through the things that are difficult right now and offer you a safe space to be open and honest without fear of judgment about anything you say or write to me.

When I am not working, I love to travel around the world, hike (as much as I can given that I work in a city) and sing (not professionally), and I am learning to cook as my self-care.

I look forward to working alongside you as you move towards achieving your goals!

Professional experience

6yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Addictions LGBTQ+ Relationships Depression

Additional areas of focus: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Antisocial Personality, BDSM, Kink, Alternative Sex Culture, Body image, Caregiver issues and stress, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Control issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Dissociation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Expats, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and shame, HIV / AIDS, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Infidelity, Isolation / loneliness, Jealousy, Life purpose, Midlife crisis, Money and financial issues, Mood disorders , Panic disorder and panic attacks, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexuality, Smoking/Vaping Cessation, Social anxiety and phobia, Women's issues, Workplace issues, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Services offered

Live Chat

License information

IL LCSW 149.023339


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Hannah Rarick. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

I have been struggling with anxiety and depression more than usual recently. Hannah has been such a great support. She offers me a safe space to express my emotions and provides me with the comfort I've been needing lately. I couldn't recommend her enough!

Written on Jun 05, 2023 after therapy with Hannah for 7 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, self esteem, and career difficulties

So far I have done three sessions with Hannah and she has been very attentive with me. She takes the time to respond to my messages in a timely manner. I find it is easy to talk to her and be open about myself. It’s only the beginning of our time together, so I’m really looking forward to seeing where our future sessions take us.

Written on Jul 13, 2022 after therapy with Hannah for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, and stress, anxiety

Hannah is a really great and responsive therapist and I have had only very positive experiences with her.

Written on Jul 08, 2022 after therapy with Hannah for 1 month on issues concerning self esteem

Hannah is patient, understanding and easy to talk to. She takes a laid back yet professional approach to our sessions, and I always feel I am being heard.

Written on May 31, 2022 after therapy with Hannah for 2 weeks