Therapist in Chicago, Illinois Benedicta Bonsu, Therapist

License: LSW

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 6-65+

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in Chicago, Illinois Benedicta Bonsu, LSW

Benedicta Bonsu, LSW

Benedicta Bonsu is a dedicated licensed Social Worker based in Illinois, committed to guiding individuals through the path of mental wellness, healing, and personal development. With a Master’s degree from the prestigious James Addams College of Social Work at the University of Illinois Chicago and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Western Illinois University, Benedicta brings a wealth of academic knowledge and real-world experience to her practice.

As a compassionate therapist, Benedicta has honed her skills through previous experiences working with children and youth in school settings. Her expertise extends to working with children, teens, and adults, fostering a safe space for self-exploration and growth. Benedicta is particularly passionate about supporting the maternal and mid to early twenties population, guiding individuals in the journey of self-discovery and rediscovery of self.

Specializing in areas such as relationship trauma, self-esteem and self-worth issues, and stress management, Benedicta utilizes a range of therapeutic interventions tailored to each individual’s unique needs. Her practice incorporates the following evidence-based approaches: ·

Narrative Therapy: Uncover and rewrite the narratives that shape your life

· Psychodynamic Therapy: Explore the unconscious mind to gain insight into patterns and behaviors.

· Faith-Based Counseling: Integrating spiritual and faith-based principles into the therapeutic process.

· Child-Centered Play Therapy: A specialized approach to engage children in a therapeutic dialogue through play.

· Solution-Focused Therapy: Focusing on solutions and building on strengths to create positive change.

· DBT Therapy: Dialectical Behavior Therapy to enhance emotional regulation and interpersonal effectiveness.

Beyond her professional pursuits, Benedicta is a creator of positive content, inspiring others to embrace their life’s purpose. She actively participates in virtual and in-person support groups and events for women, emphasizing personal development, empowerment, and mental wellness. In her downtime, she finds solace in uplifting podcasts, blending relaxation with continuous learning, and gaining new perspectives.

Connect and embark on a transformative journey with Benedicta Bonsu where compassion meets expertise, and healing unfolds through the power of self-discovery. Your path to mental wellness begins here.

Provider Introduction


Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • America's Choice Provider Network
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • ComPsych
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Health Alliance
  • Humana
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • Northwestern (NMPN)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Pathways (Amita Health)
  • Zelis (HFN Network Solutions)


  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Christian Counseling
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Faith-Based Treatment
  • Family Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
  • Parenting Skills


  • Women


  • English



Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Benedicta Bonsu. You can also call 312-761-4726 to have someone assist you.

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