I have been providing individual and group psychotherapy since 2007. Since completing a graduate degree in Clinical Psychology, I have also completed post-graduate programs at Northwestern University and the University of Chicago. I consider myself to offer a dynamic approach to therapy that integrates multiple theories and techniques in order to provide the most appropriate support to those who work with me.
My experience includes the provision of treatment to those who have symptoms of anxiety and depression, PTSD, experiences of suicidality, difficulty with concentration and motivation and those who are dealing with symptoms of grief and loss. I also work with adolescents and their families to address other difficulties unique to this life transition.
Depending on the day, appointment times are offered in the morning before work hours, the afternoon or in the evening. If you would like to work with me or with one of the other therapists at our office, please give me a call directly.
Call or Email Ryan J Higgins for a free consultation now - (312) 360-1983 x3


  • Years in Practice: 9 Years
  • School: Benedictine University
  • License No. and State: 180-007557 Illinois


  • Avg Cost (per session): $100 - $150
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
  • Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Empire BlueCross
  • Humana
  • LifeSynch
  • Magellan Behavioral Health
  • Optum
  • United
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: University of Chicago/Advanced Clinical Practice
  • Certificate Date: 2014

Ryan J Higgins's Groups

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Thursday Group

This group will start INTERPERSONAL EFFECTIVENESS on April 14th, 2016. Please call to schedule an initial appointment before the start date. DBT focuses on change by providing a space for self acceptance. DBT helps members increase their capacity to identify, tolerate, express, and regulate emotions. The DBT groups are split into four different modules, or subject areas. Participants are able to join at the beginning of every module. Each module is facilitated for 10 weeks.

More about this group


  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder


  • ADHD
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Divorce
  • Family Conflict
  • Family Fighting/Relational Issues
  • Grief
  • Parenting
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD

Mental Health

  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders

Client Focus


  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Family Systems
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Psychodynamic


  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group
Last Modified: 11 Mar 2016
Ryan J Higgins, LCPC, Counselor in Chicago

Ryan J Higgins

Counselor, LCPC