I AM ABLE clinical staff and interns are a multicultural/bilingual group of 
academically trained and caring professionals with a broad range of affordable counseling services that address the whole person: mind, spirit, soul, and body.

We offer individual, couples, family, and group counseling/therapy in the following programs:

  • DCFS Counseling, Anger Management, Domestic Violence, and/or Parenting Classes 
  • Child-Parent Psychotherapy 
  • Restorative Justice Counseling 
  • Sliding Fee Scale 
  • Unique Student Empowerment Program (USEP) School-based Counseling 
  • ​Premarital Counseling 
  • ​Domestic Violence Counseling
  • DUI Evaluations and Risk Education Classes

Clinical Team

  • Lavita Collins, LCSW - Clinical Director
    • ​​lavita@iamablecenter.org
    • ​708-781-1643
  • Ari Natinsky, PsyD - Intake Coordinator/Clinical Supervisor
    • ​ari@iamablecenter.org 
    • ​773-840-8108
  • ​Cynthia Zepeda, LSW - Bilingual Therapist
    • ​cynthia@iamablecenter.org
    • ​773-741-9312
  • ​Katlynn Dallmann, LCSW - USEP Clinician/Therapist 
    • ​kdallman@iamablecenter.org
    • 773-804-8988
  • ​Euginia Ivanova, LSW, CADC, CRSS - Therapist
    • ​euginia@iamablecenter.org
    • 773-840-8083
  • ​Tasha Green, LPC - Therapist
    • ​tasha@iamablecenter.org
    • ​773-804-8988
  • Lakeitta Harris, MHP  - Therapist
    • ​lakeitta@iamablecenter.org
    • ​773-303-6621

Come to I AM ABLE to experience the many benefits of counseling!

Clinical Services 

Referral Information:

Contacts:             Ari Natinsky, PsyD, Intake Coordinator 
                                   Email:  ari@iamablecenter.org
                                   Phone:  773-840-8108 

                                   Lavita Collins, LCSW, Clinical Director

                                   Email:  lavita@iamablecenter.org
                                   Phone:  773-826-2929

Referrals can be made for services such as counseling, parenting, domestic violence, anger management, and child-parent psychotherapy by faxing to the Intake Department at 872-702-3091 or emailing referral packet to Intake Coordinator and Clinical Director. 

Referral Materials Packet: 
CFS 507 - DCFS Resource Referral Form 
Integrated Assessment 
Service Plan 

Sliding Fee Scale and other programs: 
Call the Intake Coordinator to make an appointment

  • If leaving a message, be sure to include name, phone number, age, weekly availability, and the reason for seeking counseling. 
  • You will receive a call back within 48 hours with your intake appointment date.
  • $45/Individual and $60/Family (must be immediate family members in the same household) intake fees are required at intake appointment.
  • Bring government issued identification card and insurance card.
  • Bring proof of your most recent 30 days of income.
  • Any individuals 18 years of age and above must show evidence of their own desire to engage in counseling to initiate services.   

ABLE does not turn clients away based on their inability to pay for services. 

I AM ABLE Accepts the Following Insurance:

Medicaid, County Care, Blue Cross Blue Shield of IL PPO, and Molina