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Arcus Behavioral Health & Wellness

5214 N Western Ave
Suite 104
Chicago, Illinois 60625
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Tel: (773) 250-1769

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It's not every day that we receive positive policy updates, particularly for the LGBTQ community. A recently announced Illinois policy change includes a third gender option, "X" gender, as well as allowing transgender, intersex, and non-binary people to change their ge...

By Victoria Stanton, LCPC  

Happy Pride! Pride is an important time to pay tribute to those who came before us in the fight for equality, become educated on how we can continue the fight against oppression, and celebrate the vibrant LGBTQ+ community. To celebrate i...

By Dr. Alex Mylonas

A common complaint I hear from clients is that they find themselves getting stuck in their thinking.  They wind up replaying conversations in their head, reviewing situations over and over again, coming up with all sorts of potential plans and what-i...

Dr. Haynes was invited to the morning talk show Despierta Chicago on Univision, where he watched several videos on children opening gifts. Later he talks about how to cultivate gratitude in children.

By Dr. Louis V. Haynes

Many of the couples that reach out to me looking to start couple’s counseling for the first time have one goal in mind: reducing conflict by improving communication. Couples are often overwhelmed with managing their conflicts, a majority of which,...

It has been such a privilege working with Gay Muslims over the years and in hearing many of the narratives of my clients, I can understand how many are led to believe that being Islamic and gay are inherently incompatible. My own stepfather is Muslim, so I can apprecia...

By Dr. Louis V. Haynes

The themes in the article below are definitely what I have seen in working with couples. Yes, you can find happiness in an open relationship, but it can become very messy in a very short span of time. Just as in monogamous relationships, trust is...

By Dr. Louis V. Haynes

How can something seemingly so mundane result in the end of your relationship? Learn three things you can do to help your relationship get on the right track.

By Dr. Louis V. Haynes

Although Pride month is over, being proud of your sexual orientation and gender identity and expression should occur throughout the year and not just during the month of June. However, far too often do we refer to the month and festivities of June...

By Dr. Louis V. Haynes

The truth of the matter is that a good portion of your arguments with your significant other are likely variations of the same arguments again and again, about 68% of all your conflicts in fact. We couples therapists refer to these as "perpetual p...

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