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Zahra Ahmed

  • Illinois
  • Provides confidential online counseling through BetterHelp

About Zahra Ahmed's service

Zahra Ahmed is a licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC) in Illinois with 5 years of experience. She has a diverse range of expertise, having worked with both adults and children/young adults ages 8-17. Zahra specializes in Dialectic Behavior Therapy (DBT), crisis interventions, and motivational interviewing. Currently, she is pursuing additional education in Substance Abuse treatment to earn her CADC license. Throughout her career, Zahra has worked with various populations including correctional, child and family service involved, young adults, and community mental health. Her clients have presented with a wide range of concerns such as anxiety, depression, borderline personality, OCD, ADHD, ODD/Conduct disorder, parenting problems, trauma, bipolar disorder, and substance use. Zahra’s therapeutic style is rooted in person-centered and motivational interviewing approaches, characterized by warmth and compassion. She strongly believes in the power of taking the first step towards change, and recognizes that even seeking information, such as reading her bio or others on Betterhelp, is a positive sign of readiness for change. If you are ready to achieve your goals, Zahra is committed to empowering and supporting you. She looks forward to the opportunity to work with you.

Areas of Focus and Specialization

Additional areas

Therapeutic approaches

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Years in practice

5 years

NPI number


License Details

IL LCPC 180012230

License: LCPC


License number: 180012230

Expires at 2025-03-31



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