Shipra Parikh

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Shipra S. Parikh

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Loyola University Chicago - Social Work

Full-Time Lecturer at University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration
Individual & Family Services
Parikh, PhD, LCSW
Greater Chicago Area
Experienced clinician and professor committed to helping people better their lives, through therapy, education, and professional training. It is important to take into account peoples' personal beliefs and goals for themselves, culture, and background in our work together. I bring my clinical knowledge, academic experience, and collaborative supervisory style to every interaction.

Specialties: Bilingual (Spanish and English) culturally competent adult and child therapy in the areas of behavior, mood, relationship problems, parenting, multicultural issues, fatherhood, trauma and abuse. Also academic teaching in areas of theory and research in the social sciences, clinical supervision and professional consultation


  • University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration

    Full-time Lecturer

    30200 Social Intervention: Research and Evaluation
    32700 Human Behavior in the Social Environment
    44212 Abuse-Focused Child Treatment and the Helping Relationship
    30100 Direct Practice

  • Chicago Children's Advocacy Center

    Staff Therapist

    Provided individual and group abuse-focused therapy to English and Spanish speaking children and families. Provided clinical supervision to student therapy interns as part of their training. Conducted on-site clinical trainings of students and staff.

  • Shipra S. Parikh, Ph.D., LLC (Private Therapy Practice)

    Bilingual Therapist for Children and Adults

    I provide individual therapy (Spanish and English) to children and adults dealing with behavior issues, parenting concerns, relationship/family problems, multicultural issues, fatherhood, and abuse/domestic violence/trauma issues. I also offer clinical supervision to students for licensure requirements and professional consultation services.

  • Loyola University School of Social Work

    Adjunct Faculty

    Teaching research courses in the School of Social Work:

    SOWK 506 - Research Methods in the Social Sciences
    SOWK 606 - Research Practicum


  • Northwestern University

    Bachelor's degree


  • Loyola University of Chicago

    MSW, Ph.D.

    Clinical Social Work