Karla K Ivankovich, PhD, LCPC, BCPC, NCC, DCC, Counselor in Chicago
Dr. Karla Ivankovich, a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor has practiced in a number of treatment settings for more than 17 years. She delivers traditional counseling both on line and face-to-face 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: Issues impacting Millennials and Adults such as, General Mental Health Counseling, Self Esteem, and Body Image With couples she focuses on 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: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, 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.


  • Coping Skills
  • Relationship Issues
  • Family Conflict


  • Anxiety
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Life Coaching
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Obesity
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Presurgical Biopsychosocial Evaluations
  • Self Esteem
  • Stress
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues

Client Focus


  • Adults

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

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


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2017
Karla K Ivankovich, PhD, LCPC, BCPC, NCC, DCC, Counselor in Chicago

Karla K Ivankovich

Counselor, PhD, LCPC, BCPC, NCC, DCC