Meet Our Staff
Michael Bruner, LCPC
Since 2000 Michael Bruner, LCPC has served teens, adults, children, and families as a therapist, counselor, teacher, advisor, and advocate. Michael earned his master’s degree in Human Services and Counseling from DePaul University and has worked as a counselor for both public and independent schools and community mental health agencies, including ChiArts (The Chicago High School for the Arts), Barr-Harris Children’s Grief Center, and The Latin School of Chicago.
Michael specializes in working with teens and young adults and in creating a safe space for them to manage the natural challenges of adolescence as they move towards independence. He facilitates a process by which clients are able to build their resiliency skills, empowering them, long-term, to survive the inevitable challenges of life.
A Welcoming and Compassionate Space to Promote Growth
If you’re feeling overwhelmed trying to conquer your challenges, you are not alone. The mental health professionals at City Counseling Center are dedicated to helping you identify and overcome the obstacles impacting your life. From behavioral challenges to processing trauma or loss, regardless of what you’re dealing with, we are here to help you through the difficulties.
At City Counseling Center, we understand that there is no “one size fits all” approach to therapy. We create an inclusive space where you will feel comfortable expressing your feelings and emotions. Our therapeutic approaches are unique to your specific needs and goals. Our team leverages their experience and diverse backgrounds to create individualized treatment plans designed to help you manage the ups and downs of life.