Karlee Roberts


About Me

Hello, my name is Karlee Roberts and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Illinois. I received my Master of Social Work from Syracuse University with a specialization in Clinical Practice with Medically Underserved Communities. In addition, trained for a year in the Marriage and Family Therapy program and was a student therapist on the Transgender Treatment Team. I have several years experience in outpatient mental health working with youth and adults with various diagnosis including: Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective Disorder, Personality Disorders, ADHD, Autism, and Gender Dysphoria.

My approach to therapy is a combination of Solution Focused, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, and Narrative Therapy. Your story is an important part of who you are, and I always feel honored when my clients trust me enough to share that story. I am a strength based therapist, and believe in helping you become empowered so that you can reach the goals you have set for yourself, no matter how big or small they are.

I will be one of your biggest cheerleaders, will celebrate your victories, even when you don't think they are worth celebrating. The following is one of my favorite quotes and it has motivated my through some very tough times, "The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it" (J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan). It's hard to take the first step and tell someone you need help, but you've done it and that means you still believe you can fly.


  • LGBT
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Parenting issues
  • Self esteem
  • Coping with life changes
Also experienced in:
Stress, Anxiety , Addictions , Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Eating disorders , Sleeping disorders , Anger management , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Depression , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 4

Services Offered

  • Messaging

  • Live Chat


LCSW #149.020814 (Expires: 2021-11-01)

LCSW #SW17571 (Expires: 2021-03-31)


Written by B.R. on Jan 12, 2021 after counseling with Karlee for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, and adhd

Karlee has been so helpful to me. We've exchanged a handful of messages and it is clear that she extremely caring, understanding, professional yet friendly and relatable. I have since recommended better help to my family and friends. I look forward to continuing to work with karlee and working through past traumas and present struggles. It is so helpful to be able to rely on someone as knowledgeable as her. I feel like I have a therapist pen pal who really cares about my needs and my betterment. Thanks Karlee!

Written by L.Y. on Aug 22, 2020 after counseling with Karlee for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, lgbt, eating disorders, self esteem, and adhd

Karlee Roberts has been a tremendous help to me the past couple of months. She is very active through the week and always makes it a point to check in with me. I'm so thankful for her not only encouraging me, but challenging me to be better.

Written by N.I. on Jul 27, 2020 after counseling with Karlee for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and self esteem

She's great! She always replies to every single one of my concerns and never ignores anything. She sends helpful worksheets and asks me about my day every time she texts me, which I appreciate a lot. She's a great listener and her words are always the right ones!

Written by J.E. on Jul 21, 2020 after counseling with Karlee for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Karlee has been a great help. She seems to understand my core issues beyond the presenting problems. She asks good questions, and provides good validation/guidance. She is also consistent and timely with her responses.