COVID-19 Update!
We are offering Virtual AND In-Person Sessions at this time! Accepting insurances BCBS, UBHC, Humana & Aetna. Flexible hours, affordable, accepting new clients! No need to be tech-savvy for online support (video & phone options). Serving children, adolescents, adults, couples & families.

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INSPIRE Counseling Center |3100 Dundee Rd 101NorthbrookIL60062 | (847) 919-9096
INSPIRE Counseling Center
3100 Dundee Rd 101
NorthbrookIL 60062
 (847) 919-9096
in-person and virtual services
we’ve been waiting for you!


Counselor Northbrook, IL

When anxious, depressed, and frustrated, you might feel very alone. INSPIRE Counseling Center is here to help those searching for answers to feel better. You are the hero of your story, and your journey here was a smart step. You know that finding good support and tools is the first step to growth, and we will help you along the way. Through our counseling sessions, we can help you feel INSPIREd to take action and start living better!

Living your best life does not have to be a challenge, and our counselors work to make it easier for you. We promise to do everything we can to help make your next steps as easy as possible. Do not waste any more time feeling stressed and call us today to schedule an appointment!

Live Your Best Life

To start living your best life, working with INSPIRE Counseling Center is the first step. Our therapists in Northbrook, IL, want to help you learn coping skills to care for yourself. Our team can provide support for children, adolescents, adults, parents, couples, and families. And we understand that mental health illnesses like generalized anxiety disorder, major depressive disorder, and trauma vary from person to person, so we provide numerous types of treatments. We specialize in EMDR, faith-based counseling, and more to help you.

Our Programs & Therapies

  • Child Therapy (3+ years)
  • Adolescent Therapy
  • Adults/Individual Therapy
  • EMDR/Trauma Therapy
  • Families and Couples Therapy
  • Anxiety & Eating Issues

Schedule An Appointment

To schedule an appointment, please call (847) 919-9096 or leave a note at the form below. We are at 3100 Dundee Rd in Northbrook, IL.

Insurances Accepted:

Insurances Accepted



Meet the Team

Hello! You are a welcomed guest, here. Make yourself at home. We will do everything we can to make you feel comfortable. Choosing a therapist is a personal experience. To help you, allow us to "introduce" ourselves. At Inspire, we're not just “therapists” helping “clients.” We are people helping people. We believe every person is whole and complete. We have research-based skills and tools to help people, of all ages, live their best …

spreading inspiring ideas


Professional Speaking

Take your team or group to the next level Want to improve your group? Personally or professionally-take it to the next level with a motivational speaker. Empower your group with fresh ideas, renewed enthusiasm and clear steps to take. Professional & entertaining speakers are affordable and passionate about your group seeing results -- effectively and quickly. What kind of groups use motivational speakers? Businesses & Entrepreneurs Spark enthusiasm with your team to improve your business. With specific support for positive communication (live and electronic), staff development, working from home efficiently, networking skills, sales, motivation, grit, morale, setting goals, work-life balance for parents, empowering women in the workplace or simply bring your group closer together. Places we've spoken: TEDx, Northwestern Mutual , GCG Financial's Women's Networking, Northbrook Public Library *** Moms & Parents Equip yourself with research & tools to handle "hot topics" with your kids. How to handle screen time, …

in the news


In the News

Inspire Counseling Center's owner, Lauren Schifferdecker and therapists are trusted clinical resources for news publications. As part of Inspire's mission to spread love, connection and inspiration to change the word, Lauren shares content, expert articles and interviews in the media. Lauren especially likes inspiring "Women Who Want It All" to have amazing careers, loving partners, health, families, businesses and have fun along the way!! When women are empowered, with love, connection and inspiration, the world changes. Also, when one woman lives her best life, she inspires another woman to do the same--and the world becomes a more beautiful place. Lauren Schifferdecker, MA, LCPC is interviewed prior to her TEDx talk and shares some of her tips about handling arguments in relationships. Just for fun, Lauren Schifferdecker was featured in TLC's "Take Home Chef" with Curtis Stone. In this episode, Lauren surprises her husband, John, with a gourmet meal to show her gratitude …

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Accepted Payment Methods:

  • Debit Card

We accept United Health Care, Blue Cross Blue Shield, and Humana.

Business Hours:

Business Hours:

Monday 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM