📋 Pre-Licensed Professional 📍Chicago, IL 💬 English & Mandarin 🌐 Hybrid   📧 [email protected]

Mingjia Chen (she/her) is a pre-licensed professional with a master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Northwestern University. Through her professional training, Mingjia has worked with individuals, couples and families with a wide range of needs including conflict resolution, child behavior issues and stress management. Mingjia particularly enjoys working with families and couples experiencing conflict and communication issues, general stress management, identity exploration, acculturation challenges, etc. Mingjia is passionate about making the therapy room a space for healing and growth by guiding clients to identify and change patterns of constraining behaviors, thoughts and communication. Being trained in a systemic model, Mingjia tailors her treatment to each client’s needs by utilizing methods and tools from a variety of models. Mingjia also strives to create a LGBTQIA+ affirming, sex work affirming and anti-oppressive space and welcomes any feedback along the way of treatment.



🛋️ I have been practicing for 2 years

🎓 MS in Marriage and Family Therapy; COAMFTE accredited MFT program, ECC certified

My Practice At A Glance


🗒️ Modalities: CBT-informed Couple Therapy DBT-informed Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy Family Therapy Integrative Systemic Therapy Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (RODBT)

👥 Clientele: I see individuals (15-20 years old), Young Adults, Adults, Older Adults, Couples, Families, LGBTQIA+ folks, and immigrants

🧩 Specialities: Immigration stress, Couple Conflict, Marriage, Communication, Stress, Family of Origin Issues, Anxiety, Depression, Self Esteem


Insurance: BCBS PPO

Private Pay: Sessions $150 per session for individuals ; $200 per session for couples, polycule, family