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Zachary D. Bloom, Ph.D., LCPC, LMFT

Meet Zach

I believe that all people are always growing, and life is the greatest teacher for helping us to become the best versions of ourselves. But sometimes life’s lessons can be tricky to navigate on our own and it’s not uncommon to feel stuck in our life circumstances. Whether you’re feeling sad, scared, or frustrated in your life, in your relationships, or even in your sense of self, I believe that it is possible to overcome any challenge and find healing from the past.

More About Zach's Work

I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Illinois. I have experience working with adults, couples, and families from diverse backgrounds in a variety of clinical settings.

In addition to my clinical work, I teach Master’s level courses in mental health counseling and marriage and family therapy at Northeastern Illinois University. I have been published over 20 times in peer-reviewed, nationally refereed journals, and have made over 50 presentations at the local, state, regional, national, and international level.

I earned my PhD in Education – Counselor Education – at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, and received my Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy from Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. I have completed additional trainings in EMDR and Sand Tray therapy. Previously, I received my Master’s Degree in Teaching from National Louis University, and received my Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Bradley University.