Rick Tivers

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW, CGP
 therapist: Rick Tivers,
In-Person in Evanston, IL 60201
In-Person in Chicago, IL 60602
Online in Illinois
I am known as a therapists' therapist due to my strong diagnostic skills and highly engaging style and ability to provide corrective emotional experiences to my clients. I develop real , authentic relationships with my clients to help heal pain, recover from shame, and to produce healthy, non-sabotaging behaviors.

Client Focus

Session Format: Couple, Family, Group, Individual sessions.
Age Specialty: Adult
Demographic Expertise: Asian, Black / African American, Christian, Jewish, LGBTQ+ clients.
Languages: English

Treatment Approach

  • Interpersonal
  • Psychodrama
  • Relational Psychotherapy
Approach Description: My style is highly engaging and focuses on corrective emotional experiences needed for symptom relief and deeper level of recovery. My therapy is highly interpersonal and although insight oriented, I strive for corrective emotional experiences more than insight.

Education & Credentials

Rick Tivers LCSW, CGP
  • Male
  • License # 149000606 LCSW
  • Licensed in Ill
  • Practicing Since 1981
Education: Master in Clinical Social Work.Certified Group Psychotherapist.Taught Group Therapy and other clinical classes at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology for 13 years. Faculty of the American Group Psychotherapy Association and at The American Society of Psychodrama and Group Psychotherapy.


  • Average Session Fee Individual 195 Couples 225 Family 225 Group 3 hours 180
  • Affordable sliding scale therapy: apply if you may be eligible.
  • Only offered for individual therapy. Lowest fee: 150
  • Out of Network
  • Will provide superbill for insurance yet I am all private pay.

Rick Tivers Practice Details

Therapy Sessions
  • Available In-Person in Evanston, IL 60201 and Chicago, IL 60602
  • Available Online for residents of Illinois
  • Online Therapy Details: Zoom
Rick Tivers Practice Description
My practice is highly specialized in working with individuals, couples, families and groups. The groups are known as Intensive Relationship Groups that run 3 hours every other week. The groups are supportive yet healthily confronting in working through addictions, shame, self sabotage and relationship fears, from abandonment to intimacy.

Practice Overview

518 Davis Street
30 North Michigan Avenue
Available both in-person and online
43 Years Experience
Couple, Family, Group, Individual

Office Hours

8:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - noon

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