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About Us

SfOH provides therapy, counseling, psychotherapy and life coaching for adults, teens, adolescents, couples, families and children. Our approach is {w}holistic, focusing on Your spiritual, mental and physical health goals.  The practice is a safe space for all gender, sexual and relationship identities.  We are an ethnically and racially diverse group and it is a policy of our practice that no one is turned away because of money, insurance or housing status.

Our Vision

In 2010, Laura Patton-Van Buskirk, PsyD and Jon Poindexter, LCPC founded a practice in downtown Chicago based on the idea that we all deserve to have our mental, emotional, and physical health be optimal. To do this, we have brought together a knowledgeable and eclectic team of therapists and life coaches.


Solutions for Optimal Health was founded.


SfOH became a BCBS Provider.


SfOH added 4 more therapists to staff. Expanding available hours to admit patients.


SfOH hosts seminars and becomes a Aetna Provider.


Participates in the Health Coached Panel August 2014.


Joined the ZocDoc network​.


Expanded the 566 W. Lake Street, Suite 227.


Community Healing Circles began, officially and publicly offering sanctuary and safe space.


Expanded infrastructure to provide more opportunities for patient care.

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