Robert Narciso

Robert Narciso, LPC, ATR

Robert Narciso’s Specializations

If you’re anxious, depressed, or grief-stricken, you’ll find a calming, supportive presence in Robert. His clients appreciate his kind and direct approach to helping sort through overwhelming feelings to find attainable goals and lasting results.

Don’t stress about it if you can’t draw a straight line! He can integrate art therapy, talk therapy, couples counseling, and skills training as you need them. Art therapy is not just for artists, but for anyone who has trouble articulating their experiences, gets stuck in repetitive thinking, or needs to get out of their head. No one needs therapy because they have trouble knowing things logically, but because they have trouble implementing helpful strategies.

He enjoys an experiential, compassionate approach to counseling. You’ll feel heard and understood, and trust that he sees your many intricacies. His clients appreciate his help while they learn to express their needs fully in their relationships. Robert’s clients describe him as genuine, witty, and compassionate. He has experience with survivors of gender violence, the LGBTQIA community, and individuals in crisis.

Areas of Focus

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma and abuse recovery
  • Grief
  • Couples counseling
  • HIV/AIDs
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Therapeutic Approach


Robert Narciso's Bio

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Robert hails from New Jersey, where he volunteered in a soup kitchen and got a BA in Visual Art and Psychology at Rutgers. He spent three rewarding years in Namibia on a Community Health / HIV/AIDS initiative with the Peace Corps before moving to Chicago and getting his Masters in Art Therapy and Counseling at the Art Institute.

In his free time, Robert enjoys making art, specifically painting and sculpture, listening to all kinds of music, and biking all over Chicago. Right now, he is probably outdoors or wishing he was outdoors.