Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know. ~Pema Chödrön

Areas of Speciality- Individual Therapy  

  • Anxiety, Depression & Life Adjustment Issues
  • Transitions, Relocation/Cultural Transitions
  • Identity and Development
  • Self- Esteem and Self-Worth
  • Grief and Loss
  • Family, Friendship, and Relationship Stress 
  • Academic and Career Stress
  • Pet Loss


Adult Family Therapy

“Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family: Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one.” -Jane Howard  

 Areas of Speciality

  • Grief and Loss
  • Aging Parents
  • Adult Sibling Stress/Conflict
  • Separation, Divorce, Blended Family Stress
  • Communication Issues
  • Emerging Adult Support/Guidance 
  • Behavioral Health Concerns


TeleHealth/Virtual Therapy

Virtual care is a way to bring expertise to underserved populations and areas.

Dr. Curotto holds an Advanced Certification in Telehealth.

Virtual Therapy:  Offering access to treatment and support, regardless of accessibility, scheduling issues, transportation limits, and life circumstances, to clients in distant and rural areas (i.e., Illinois only)                                      

Virtual Family Therapy: Offering distant family members an opportunity to be part of the in-person individual/family therapy process.

More about Nancy Curotto


-Doctorate in Clinical Psychology  

  • The Chicago School- 1998


  • The University of Illinois at Chicago- 1991

-Clinical Internship/Residency

  •  Ravenswood Community Hospital -1995/96

-Post-Doctoral Fellowship 

  •  Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center- Family Practice Group/Lake View High School School-Based Health Center- 1998/99


  • Advanced Certification in Telemedicine 
  • Life Coach 
  • EMDR -Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing  
  • Pet Loss and Bereavement   Specialist

Clinical, Supervisory, Organizational, Consulting and Teaching Experience

 I have over 20 years of clinical, supervisory, and consulting experience in family practice medical settings, community mental health centers, child and adolescent treatment facilities, religious establishments, Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice, various governmental agencies, and law enforcement. My international consulting experience includes El Hogar- a medical, residential facility in Chaclacayo, Peru. I have served as the director of the Naomi Ruth Cohen Institute for Mental Health Education and happily served as an adjunct faculty member at Lewis University and DePaul University.  

Additional Information

I am fluent in Spanish.  I am in good standing with The Illinois Psychological Association and I am a lifelong resident of Chicago.  

Treatment style

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Nancy Curotto, Psy.D. LLC

655 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60613, United States

(312) 409-7182 or nancy@curottopsyd.com


Monday - 6 am - 4pm 

Loop Office only: 

Crains Communication Building 

180 N. Michigan Ave Suite 905 

Chicago IL 60601

Tuesday - Thursday 7am- 7pm 

Saturdays 7am-3pm

Lincoln Park office only

Park Place Towers

655 W Irving Park Road Suite 201

Chicago IL 0613 


Lincoln Park Office: The office is easily accessible by car (plenty of metered and non-metered parking and in door valeted parking $11 per hour ), train (red line-Sheridan stop), bus, Lakeshore Drive and bicycle.

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