Industry: Behavioral and Mental Health

Danielle Carlson, LMFT

LifeWorks Psychotherapy Center

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Danielle Carlson - they/she

LifeWorks Psychotherapy Center



Licensed in: Illinois

License: LMFT 166.001259

Payment Accepted

  • Any

About Danielle

I offer an affirming, sex-positive space that acknowledges my clients’ varied and marginalized identities, their experiences in the world as well as their own personal strengths and struggles as an individual. My special focus is working with queer and trans couples and individuals, as well as alternative relationship configurations and erotic practices, such as non-monogamy and kink. My approach to therapy utilizes Internal Family Systems (IFS) work and focuses on helping clients develop deeper, healing relationships with their internal parts in order to lead the lives they want. I work collaboratively with clients to examine trans-generational patterns, heal wounds and the effects of past trauma, create more meaningful and rewarding relationships, and enrich their relationship to themselves.

  • Patient approach: Informed Consent, Racial Equity, Sex Positive, Trauma Informed Care, Harm Reduction, Health At Every Size (HAES)
  • Language: English
  • Availability: In Person, Virtual
  • Age range served: Adults, Older Adults (60 +), Young Adults (18 to 24)


  • Individuals
  • Kinky
  • LGBTQ+
  • Neurodiverse
  • Polyamorous
  • Relationships / Partnerships
  • Sex Workers
  • Transgender
  • Trauma Survivor


  • Couples or Marriage Therapy
  • Fertility and perinatal
  • Identity Issues
  • LGBTQ+


  • IFS
  • Psychodynamic
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