Lena Elkhatib, LMFT, CST, Licensed Chicago and Skokie-based Individual, Relationship and Sex Therapist that specializes in working with people on enhancing their lives, their marriages or relationships and the sex lives.
Chicago therapist, Skokie Therapist, Sex Therapist, Marriage Counselor, Relational therapist, Individual therapist , LMFT, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, AASECT-Certified SexTherapist
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I am a Chicago-based clinician specializing in individual, relationship and sex therapy and I’m here to help you in your journey towards creating a new, more authentic, more vibrant connection to yourself, your sexuality and your partner. So let’s do this.

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Recommit to living life authentically, free from the barriers that hold you back from experiencing your full, beautiful, uncensored self.

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Rediscover the love, connection and intimacy that brought you together in the first place.   

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Heighten your sexual experiences and tear down the barriers to a sexuality that is anything short of turned up and turned on.


  • Anxiety and Stress
  • Life Transitions
  • Nurturing Authenticity
  • Self Confidence & Self-Esteem
  • Self-Criticism
  • Post-Partum Struggles

  • Relationship Conflict or disconnect
  • Lack of Emotional or Physical Intimacy
  • Infidelity
  • Communication Issues
  • Exploring Non-Monogamy
  • Mismatched Sexual Desires

  • Sexual Desire or Arousal Concerns
  • Pain During Sex
  • Sex after kids
  • Sexual Identity Exploration
  • Exploring Kink
  • Learn more

A more connected, vibrant future can start right now.

I welcome clients of all racial and ethnic backgrounds, as well as gender identities and expression, and sexual and affectional orientations.
My practice is LQBTQ inclusive, kink and BDSM positive, and poly-friendly.

A little something from the blog

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