Laura Elk-Weist (she/her)

Accepting Clients

I am a queer therapist who will partner with you as you wade through the challenges life brings. I see clients virtually in Illinois.

Clinical Social Worker in Evanston, IL

  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Contact
  • Individual
  • Couples
  • Adolescent/Teen

About My Clients

You may be looking to feel less anxious, cope with depression or improve a relationship. Maybe you're really stressed out over home, school or a big change in life. Whatever challenge you're facing, you deserve a space that is solely dedicated to you. I have extensive experience helping adolescents and young adults build confidence and find direction in the midst of life's challenges. I work collaboratively to create meaningful goals, implement strategies, develop skills, challenge distorted thi

My Background and Approach

As a queer-identified therapist, I offer an understanding of the difficulty that comes when you feel like parts of you don't "fit". I value providing space for people from diverse backgrounds including those that are highly sensitive and LGBTQ+. You are the expert of your experience and I will partner with you so you can create a more meaningful life.

My Personal Beliefs and Interests

While life may feel overwhelming right now, I believe that you have everything you need inside of yourself to create the change you seek. Together, we can identify steps for building the life you want. If you have questions or want to connect, please reach out by phone or email.

Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Oscar
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
I offer online counseling in the following states:

At A Glance

  • Experience: 16 years of practice
  • Rate: $100 - 150/session

Reach out to Laura