Mind Body Co-op

Mind Body Co-op
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Sue Cook, MS, MSW, L.Ac., LSW
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Mind Body Co-op helps individuals integrate mind & body to find their own inner compass through uncovering their full potential by providing thoughtful, collaborative, and complete integrative mental health care. Start your healing journey today 🌱
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Mind Body Co-op is Chicago’s only space for individuals to discover, explore, and heal what is occurring internally at the cognitive, emotional, and physical levels. This unique, holistic approach to treatment and wellness is born out of the belief that examining the cognitive, emotional, and physical pieces and how they intersect helps lead to uncovering your full potential by providing thoughtful, collaborative, and complete integrative mental health care.

We offer a variety of clinical services, including individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, psychological/neuropsychological assessments, medication management, CPT (comprehensive transitional program), somatic mindfulness, somatic groups, DBT, adventure therapy, therapeutic yoga, and more. We provide culturally competent services in English, Mandarin, Spanish, French, Russian & Arabic. If you're looking for extra support and guidance through a challenging situation or you're just ready to move in a new direction in your life, bringing together the mind and the body opens you up to limitless possibilities.

Mind Body Co-op provides thoughtful, collaborative, and complete care to help you reach your goals and navigate your best life. Our team works together to offer services to help you access your whole self for holistic healing and wellness. We are available for consultation about what service or combination of services will align with your goals. Contact us today at (312) 279-9981 to get your healing journey in motion!

To fellow Healers: We are continually open to new team members joining us on our mission to help our clients reconnect and heal their body, mind and spirit and live their best lives. Currently, we are looking for Licensed Therapists with aligned values, goals, and philosophies to join our team. Please see our general application at https://mindbodycoop.com/employment/ to learn more!

Sue Cook, MS, MSW, L.Ac., LSW

Psychotherapist & Acupuncturist

Hi, I’m Sue! I have a Master’s degree in Traditional East Asian Medicine from Pacific College of Health and Science and a Master’s in Social Work from Loyola University Chicago. I have been in practice as an acupuncturist for the last eight years and recently became a licensed social worker. My approach as a therapist has been heavily influenced by my work in Traditional East Asian Medicine. I offer client-centered compassion-based therapy that incorporates methods such as CBT, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, and narrative therapy.

I also provide traditional Chinese style acupuncture as well as motor point/trigger point acupuncture (sometimes referred to as “dry needling”) in addition to cupping, guasha, and moxibustion. I am also a passionate herbalist and have trained in both traditional Chinese herbalism as well as the more commonly used European and North American herbs. In addition to herbs, I enjoy recommending nutritional supplements such as amino acids and vitamins.

I love to use therapy or acupuncture in supporting my clients in their journey to reconcile and heal their bodies and mind. I have worked extensively with trauma survivors, people with chronic illnesses and pain, and LGBTQ2IA emerging adults. I am sex/kink/polyamory-positive, body-neutral, and sex-worker affirming. I strive to acknowledge and to combat the systemic impact of White supremacy, including its relationship to fatphobia, transphobia, and ableism.

I use my own personal experiences dealing with chronic pain and trauma to fuel my compassionate, common-sense approach to treating my clients. My specialties and current interests include chronic pain and illness, trauma recovery, depression and anxiety, body-image and self-esteem, IBS, and autoimmune diseases. I am honored to be working with such a skilled and thoughtful team of healers! I believe that trauma is a story that is written on both the body and mind; it is important to bring the body back to a place of safety in order for the mind to recover. I am so excited to be able to be part of a group that recognizes the importance of a holistic approach to trauma recovery.

Fun fact about me: I am an avid tabletop and video gamer. Since the pandemic started I have been running a series of Dungeons & Dragons and Star Trek Adventures role-playing games with friends from all over the country via Zoom! I also love to cook, garden, and read under a blanket pile with my cat.

Reach us at 312-279-9981 or Make an Appointment here!

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30 N. Michigan Ave
Suite 424
Chicago, IL 60602
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We understand that treatment & support can add up and become expensive over time – but the personal and financial costs of delaying or avoiding treatment can be much higher. Instead of focusing on the cost of therapy, consider what the many potential costs are of not going to treatment. PSYCHOTHERAPY RATES Individual, Family, Couples & Group Psychotherapy rates vary depending on the therapist. For an exact rate, please inquire for clarification. Sliding scale fees are also determined by each individual therapist. For individual psychotherapy, to see a certified or licensed clinician, our out-of-pocket sliding scale range from $120 – $180 per session. To see one of our Master’s or Doctorate level interns, the range is $70 – $100 per session. Our psychiatric services, as well as our ADHD evaluations, range between $150 – $200 per session. We offer psychotherapy and psychoeducation group options between $30 – $50 per session. PRIVATE AND SEMI-PRIVATE SOMATIC THERAPY RATES Rates depend on the type of service ranging from $30-$150 per individual session or group session. Please inquire with individual practitioners for clarification, as rates vary depending on services. TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE & ACUPUNCTURE RATES We accept cash, check, and all major credit cards as forms of payment and direct payments through PayPal on our website. We can provide you with a superbill which you can submit for out-of-network benefits. Cash rates: 90 minute new client/intake acupuncture intake session: $150 60 minute follow-up session: $95 60 minute intensive orthopedic session (dry needling): $115 60 minute acupuncture session with cupping and/or guasha: $115 Herbal/TCM dietary consultation is included with acupuncture but can be offered separately to clients who do not wish to receive acupuncture. We use Crane Herb, an online herbal pharmacy, to provide high-quality Chinese herbs in a variety of formats. You will receive a link in your email to order your herbs from Crane and they will be shipped directly to you. Initial herbal/TCM dietary consultation (30 minutes, can be done via Zoom): $85 Follow-up herbal/TCM dietary consultation (15-30 minutes): $65 Insurance The Mind Body Co-op currently accepts: Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO, BCBS Choice, Aetna, Cigna & United/Optum. We are willing to submit billing to your insurance carrier for out-of-network benefits. Depending on your current health insurance provider or employee benefit plan, it is possible for psychotherapy services to be covered in full or in part. Please contact your provider to verify how your plan compensates you for psychotherapy services. We recommend asking these questions to your insurance provider to help determine your benefits: Does my health insurance plan include mental health benefits? Do I have a deductible? If so, what is it, and have I met it yet? Does my plan limit how many sessions per calendar year I can have? If so, what is the limit? Do I need written approval from my primary care physician in order for services to be covered? Sliding Scale: We understand that many individuals, couples, and families have a myriad of financial commitments and believe in affordable access to mental health care. Please contact us for more information on our sliding scale options. Payment We accept cash, check, and all major credit cards as forms of payment.
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