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Therapist in Chicago, Illinois,
Cary Shepard, LCPC

Provider Type: Therapist

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Provider Gender: Male

Serving: 18-65+

Therapist in Chicago, Illinois, Cary Shepard, LCPC

Cary Shepard, LCPC

Cary Shepard is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, who has been practicing since 2016. They graduated from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology with a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology.

Cary works from an eclectic approach, utilizing tools and theory from a variety of perspectives as it best meets the needs of their clients. Some tools and theories they routinely utilize include DBT, Psychodynamic, Existential and Humanistic and therapies. Their main areas of focus include anxiety and mood concerns, discovery around gender and sexuality, as well as support for lived experience of neurodivergence.

In their spare time, Cary is a total nerd and can likely be found playing Dungeons & Dragons, video games, reading comics, or attending a local convention.


  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief
  • PTSD/Trauma
  • Reproductive Challenges

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Meritain
  • Aetna Signature
  • Aetna State of IL plan
  • Aetna/Aetna HMO/Aetna Student Health
  • AMITA Pathways BCBS HMO
  • BCBS AcademicBlue Student Health Plan
  • BCBSPPO/BlueChoiceOpt/ProfBlue/BlueChoicePreferred
  • Beacon/Emblem/NYEmpire/UniCareState/ProvidencePlan
  • Cigna Evernorth EAP
  • Cigna Evernoth/Greatwest Health/Cigna Connect
  • ComPsych
  • Compsych EAP
  • Consociate Health
  • Duly (DuPage Medical Group) BCBS HMO
  • Health Alliance Commercial/ StateIL
  • HealthLink/Unicare/Concerta/Wellpoint
  • HFN/ZELIS/Stratose/Plan Care/CoalitionAmerica
  • HUMANA / Choice Care
  • Humana EAP
  • Lifeworks EAP
  • Live360/MedAssocHealth/PrefHealthChoices
  • Magellan
  • Magellan EAP
  • MultiPlan-PHCS
  • New Avenues EAP
  • Optum (United/UBH/Oxford/UHC)
  • Optum All Savers
  • Optum EAP
  • Optum Golden Rule
  • Optum Oxford Health
  • Optum UHC Student Insurance
  • Optum VA CNN


  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Mindfulness


  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • LGBTQ+
  • Men
  • Women


  • English



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