About Dr. Lucina (Lucia) Babayants, LMFT, PsyD

Meet Dr. Lucia: Your Expert in Psychological Healing

At the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Dr. Lucia stands out as a distinguished clinician and Professor of Psychology. Fluent in English, Russian, and Armenian, she brings a unique multicultural perspective to her practice.

Dr. Lucia specializes in a range of therapeutic techniques including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Positive Psychology Practices (PPP), and Trauma-Focused CBT. Her expertise is particularly beneficial for individuals grappling with complex trauma.

From 2012 to 2016, Dr. Lucia contributed significantly as a Primary Therapist in various Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Centers. She also provided Christian counseling, supporting couples and individuals on their journey towards “healing through God”.

Her practice is diverse, catering to children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Dr. Lucia is adept at addressing a wide spectrum of psychological issues such as depression, anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), mood disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), transgenerational trauma, personality disorders, and addictions.

What truly sets Dr. Lucia apart is her integration of creativity and music into her therapy sessions. As a talented singer and songwriter, she believes in the power of creative expression as a therapeutic tool. This unique approach enriches her interventions, offering a holistic path to healing and well-being.