Jennifer Hu, LCSW

Sex/Gender: Female
Pronouns: She / Her
Ethnicity: Chinese

Are you going through a season of change? While some of the changes are positive, it has been difficult to adjust, and you feel disconnected from yourself, your purpose, and those you love most. You might not have the words to describe your pain or even your joy. You’ve done your best to move forward, but you wonder if things will ever get better. You want to find relief.


Therapy can be a source of support and a way to understand yourself better. Therapy is a designated space to focus on yourself without feeling selfish. You can be your full self and explore your thoughts, feelings, and goals without judgment. We will allow room for all the parts of who you are to be seen and affirmed, even the parts of yourself that you may have distanced yourself from or felt you needed to hide. Together, we will honor your strengths, identify your goals, and examine the thoughts and behaviors that no longer serve you. I believe you are the expert of your own life. It is my hope that, together, we can work towards creating a life that aligns with your values and goals. Even in the most painful seasons, I believe we can access our resilience and strength.


As a 1.5 generation Chinese American, I am attuned to what it is like to navigate between two or more cultures, and the struggle of feeling neither here nor there. As a person of color, I am passionate about helping you navigate themes of identity and explore how your identities influence the way you see yourself and the world. I understand the challenge of trying to forge your own individual path while balancing cultural and societal pressures of what success looks like. I believe that we are all doing the best we can with what we know and what we have. I am also a Christian, and I understand that sometimes it can be helpful to integrate our faith in the therapy process. Sometimes, we just need someone to believe in us before we can believe in ourselves.


Taking the first step towards considering therapy can feel daunting. If you’re ready to begin the conversation, I would be honored to walk alongside you in your journey.

License Number: 149025271
License State: Illinois
Practice Information
Types of Insurance Accepted: Private Pay, United Health, Blue Cross Blue Shield
1147 W Ohio St ste 103, Chicago, IL 60642, USA
Therapy Offered
In Person Therapy, Telehealth/Teletherapy
Types of Therapy
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Narrative Therapy, Humanistic, Attachment-based/Relational Therapy
Anxiety, Women's Issues, Traumatic Grief, Stress, Spirituality, Relationship Issues, Racial Identity, Relational Concerns, Personal Growth, Life Transitions, Grief, Emotion Regulation, Depression, Burnout
Last modified: March 15, 2023

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