Katie Sleman, LCPC, M.Ed

Katie Sleman, LCPC, M.Ed


Katie Sleman, LCPC, M.Ed

Katie is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with a Master’s in Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from DePaul University, and is also a Nationally Certified Counselor. Currently, Katie is a Primary Therapist at Positive Sobriety Institute, where she facilitates daily group therapy, as well as Dialectical Behavioral Therapy skills groups. Katie’s background is in both non-profit case management as well as private practice specializing in substance and process addiction, trauma, adjustment disorders, and depression and anxiety. She is also fully trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) therapy and received intensive training in psychodrama at Onsite.

Katie has experience working with late adolescents, adults, and individuals with chronic health issues, in both group and individual settings. Katie utilizes a strengths-based approach using Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Person-Centered Therapy.  She believes in the importance of mindful balance in life and loving kindness to self are the basis for long term healing and happiness.

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  • Located in the heart of downtown Chicago, Illinois steps off of the Magnificent Mile and accessible via two international airports located just 30-45 minutes away.
  • Our Medical Director, Daniel Angres, MD, is triple board certified in addiction medicine, psychiatry and neurology and addiction psychiatry.
  • Positive Sobriety Institute offers partial hospitalization (PHP), intensive outpatient therapy (IOP), and addiction after care programs.
  • Positive Sobriety Institute specializes in expert-delivered addiction assessment, rehabilitation and recovery services to highly motivated professionals and others who fit our milieu.
  • Positive Sobriety Institute's amenities include exercise physiology, walking, yoga, and acupuncture.
  • Positive Sobriety Institute's convenient downtown Chicago location is conducive to serving a myriad of client ancillary clinical needs, such as eating disorder treatment, specialized treatment and 12 step programs for other compulsive behaviors and other behavioral problems.
  • Positive Sobriety Institute offers first-class dining and cuisine within walking distance to the program.

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