Therapist in Chicago, Illinois Lara Milbauer, Therapist

License: LSW

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 15-64

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in Chicago, Illinois Lara Milbauer, LSW

Lara Milbauer, LSW

Lara received her Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work from The University of Illinois Urbana Champaign. Lara specializes in working with adolescents, teens, and adults dealing with anxiety, depression, mood and personality disorders, OCD, eating disorders, trauma, and addiction. Lara has experience working with a wide demographic in various settings, including residential, outpatient, and individual treatment programs.

Lara uses a client-centered approach to healing, meeting clients where they are at and working in collaboration to create an individualized treatment plan. Lara applies a combination of evidence-based modalities including Cognitive and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, as well as mindfulness and meditation techniques.

Lara believes in providing psycho-education to help clients better understand themselves and their needs, while guiding them to develop healthy coping skills, regulate emotions, and incorporate their strengths to find balance in their lives.



  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Christian Counseling
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Mindfulness


  • LGBTQ+
  • Men
  • Women


  • English



Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Lara Milbauer. You can also call 630-428-7890 to have someone assist you.

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