Leigh Hare, LSW


Licensed Social Worker

In Person Oak Park & Virtual in Illinois

At the heart of my clinical values are transparency, empathy, and cultural humility.

About Me

Leigh is a dedicated professional who recognizes that life often presents individuals with daunting challenges. 

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Leigh is a dedicated professional who recognizes that life often presents individuals with daunting challenges. Whether you find yourself in a difficult situation, feeling overwhelmed, or seeking help for someone you care about, Leigh believes it’s vital to acknowledge the validity of your emotions and experiences. As a clinician deeply passionate about assisting clients, Leigh is committed to providing a judgment-free environment and meeting you where you are.

It’s important to understand that you are not alone in your journey, whether you’re navigating the complexities of daily life and relationships, adapting to new phases or transitions, or seeking support related to issues of identity and self-discovery. The therapeutic journey begins here, and, together with Leigh, you’ll explore a path toward greater well-being and self-understanding.

In this therapeutic journey, Leigh’s approach centers around creating a secure and considerate space for clients to express themselves fully. Collaboratively, you’ll delve into your thoughts, feelings, and concerns, with a strong focus on your unique needs. Leigh’s aim is to avoid overwhelming you with clinical jargon and instead, work towards helping you find the clarity and peace you seek. Drawing from evidence-based methods and established therapeutic modalities, Leigh will craft a personalized plan tailored to address your challenges, potentially including approaches like ACT, CBT, and DBT. The common goal is for you to feel empowered, supported, and on a path towards well-being.

Leigh is a licensed social worker with a robust educational background and hands-on training, driven by a deep commitment to supporting your journey of growth and healing. At the core of Leigh’s clinical values are transparency, empathy, and cultural humility. You’ll find a safe, non-judgmental space to explore your thoughts and feelings. Leigh follows an Anti-Oppressive, Humanistic, and Compassion-Focused approach, ensuring you feel empowered and secure throughout your journey. Often incorporating humor and a playful attitude to build rapport, Leigh fosters a safe and nurturing environment for collaborative work.

When you’re ready to take the next step towards positive change, Leigh encourages you to reach out. Initiating the process is as simple as clicking the “Contact” button to send a message or scheduling an appointment through a call. Together, you will explore your unique path towards healing, understanding, and a brighter future. Remember, you don’t have to face your challenges alone; Leigh is here to support you at every step of the way.

Specialties & Interests

LGBTQIA+ Body Positivity Stress

More Specialties

Adolescents DBT ACT CBT

Indigo Therapy Group

Therapy Services for the Greater Chicago Area


Northbrook Location

900 Skokie Blvd., Suite 255

Northbrook, IL 60062

Oak Park Location

1011 Lake Street, Suite 425

Oak Park, IL 60301


Things To Know

  • Elevators & Parking are available at both locations at the buildings. 
  • Virtual services are provided throughout Illinois.


Call: 312-870-0120

Fax: 312-819-2080

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