Itxasne is a psychotherapist with more than 15 years of clinical experience and she is fully bilingual Spanish-English. She works with adults, young adults, and adolescents facing challenges such as eating disorders and body image issues, anxiety, depression, and difficulties with life transitions.
Itxasne helps her clients to discover the meaning behind their struggles and the role they serve in their lives. To foster self-understanding, she invites her clients to focus on the strengths that enable them to thrive as well as draw strength from them while exploring their weaknesses with compassion. Itxasne believes in a therapeutic approach marked by a sense of humor, personal warmth, and open self-expression. Her priority is to provide a safe space to feel heard, supported and empowered. She is committed to both supporting and challenging her clients as they work toward treatment goals.
Itxasne has a Masters degrees in Eating Disorders and Family and Couples Therapy from Spain. She has been working at a variety of practice settings and levels of care including hospitals, group practice and private practice in the United States and in Europe.
She loves to travel around the world, discovering new neighborhoods, meeting new people and uncovering life’s little hidden joys, whether it is in Chicago or back in her home country in Europe.