My Story

Hello! I’m Daria Cooper, a licensed Psychotherapist based in Chicago, IL,  here to accompany you on this crazy journey we call life. 


For many years, I have been providing various therapeutic services to individuals dealing with challenging life experiences. Much of this experience  derived from my service as a Volunteer Therapist for 7.5 years at Harold Washington College, one of the City Colleges of Chicago. I have particular skill in the areas of trauma, anxiety, depression, addiction, sexual abuse, grief, relationships, and general life transitions.

I aim to provide a safe non-judgmental atmosphere for my clients to fully express themselves. My natural warmth, compassion, humor, and authentic curiosity make this possible. I remain actively involved in the therapeutic process, and use a direct approach in my communications with clients.

In my practice, the client / therapist relationship is paramount. So let's connect and together determine if we are a good fit.

By way of education, I received my undergraduate degree from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL and a Master's in Social Work from Loyola University in Chicago. I am a Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist through the International Association of Trauma Professionals. I also completed a post-graduate Trauma Consultation Training Program facilitated by Womencare Counseling & Training Center in Evanston, IL. I have additional training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Mindfulness.

In my free time, I enjoy live music, comedy, walking along the lakefront (second best to the ocean), reading, traveling, and spending time with family, close friends, and Kiva, my kitty.


351 West Hubbard St., Ste. 210

Chicago, Illinois 60654



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