Monica Connelly, LCSW, CADC

Monica Connelly, LCSW, CADC


Monica Connelly, LCSW, CADC

Monica is a Therapist at Positive Sobriety Institute. She has her Masters in Social Work and is also a state certified alcohol and drug counselor.  Monica has worked with adolescents and adults in individual, group and family settings.  Monica utilizes a client-centered, strengths-based approach to address the unique therapeutic goals of her clients.  She believes in exploring and redirecting low motivation, denial and resistance by recognizing the resiliency and inherent strengths of the individuals she works with.  Monica utilizes Motivational Interviewing, CBT and Mindfulness to create an environment where clients can learn new ways to cope, grow and make positive adjustments.

Monica trusts in the mind-body-spirit connection and has the upmost regard for the innate ability each one of us possesses to create lasting change in our lives.  She believes that connecting with our inner selves and the world around us can often be a challenge, but it is also filled with opportunities for relief, healing and growth.

  • MSW
  • CADC
  • LSW

Insurance Accepted

Positive Sobriety: The Book


  • 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.

Get Help Now

The addiction recovery and rehabilitation experts at Positive Sobriety Institute are standing by 24/7 to answer your questions about our addiction treatment and rehabilitation program.