Karla K Ivankovich, PhD, LCPC, BCPC, NCC, DCC, Licensed Professional Counselor in Chicago
Dr. Karla Ivankovich, a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor has practiced in a number of treatment settings for more than 15 years. She delivers traditional counseling services, face-to-face or by technological means in Chicago and the Suburban areas. Holding a PhD in Psychology and a Master's Degree in Human Development Counseling, she has trained at the University of Illinois, Springfield and North Central University. Her Individuals and couples scope of practice includes: **Millennials**- Commitment, Self Esteem, Stress/Burn out, and Life Transitions **Adults** - General Mental Health Counseling, Self Esteem, and Body Image **Couples** - Communication, Intimacy, and Conflict Resolution
Dr. Karla's research interests include obesity, health disparity and biopsychosocial aspects that impact health. In addition to general practice, Dr. Karla also teaches Psychology for University of Illinois-Spfld, Counseling Psychology for North Park University, and co-hosts a weekly radio show on iHeart radio called Life and Love.
Dr. Ivankovich is often called to provide expert opinion to media sources such as, The Atlantic, Aljazeera Television, Britt&Co, Magazine, Dr. Oz-the Good Life, Elle, Fitbit, Glamour, Huffington Post, Men's Health Magazine, New Parent, Psychology Today, Science of Relationships, Self, Teen Vogue, Women's Day, and Yahoo.
Call or Email Karla K Ivankovich for a free phone consultation now - (312) 756-0405


  • License No. and State: 180004490 Illinois


  • Avg Cost (per session): $120 - $240
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
  • Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, Check, Mastercard, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.


  • Self Esteem
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Family Conflict


  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Drug Abuse
  • Life Coaching
  • Obesity
  • Peer Relationships
  • Presurgical Biopsychosocial Evaluations
  • Relationship Issues
  • Spirituality
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues

Client Focus


  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Multicultural
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Last Modified: 10 Nov 2016
Karla K Ivankovich, PhD, LCPC, BCPC, NCC, DCC, Licensed Professional Counselor in Chicago

Karla K Ivankovich

Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LCPC, BCPC, NCC, DCC