Raven G. Curling is a Licensed Professional Counselor who earned her Master of Arts in
Counseling and Organizational Psychology from Adler University.
She works with adolescents, adults, couples and families. She utilizes an integrative style that is
comprised of Adlerian, Cognitive Behavioral, Existential and Narrative techniques. Raven’s
professional experience stems from background in higher education and non-profit
organizations, with missions driven towards childhood education, youth, HIV proliferation and
LGBTQ advocacy and support. Her interests include career issues, chronic illness, mood
disorders, self-esteem, grief and loss, relationship and interpersonal conflicts, family and
parenting conflicts, women’s issues and work/life balance. Raven is dedicated to creating an
environment that is centered on trust, understanding, warmth and awareness as foundational
pieces of the therapeutic relationship.
“I believe in creating an environment that is centered on trust, understanding, warmth and
awareness as foundational pieces of the therapeutic relationship. This foundation allows the
client to drive the process while providing non-judgmental support and advocacy to produce a
sense of enlightenment and overall wellness. A collaborative relationship helps to create tools
such as positive coping skills, self-awareness, and the act of being present essential to thriving
and individual care.”
Modalities: Adlerian, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Existential and Narrative.
Focus Areas/Specialties: Career, chronic Illness, mood disorders, self-esteem, grief and loss,
couples, family, parenting, wellness, and work/life balance and transition
License: Illinois 178011943
Adlerian, CBT, Existential and narrative are at the base of my approach and used accordingly.
Depression, anxiety, career, women’s health issues, life transition and LGBT related issues.