Dan Becco M.S., M.F.T.

Therapist and Life Coach

Everyone can face interpersonal, emotional or professional/financial problems at one time or another. Most of the time, these problems can be resolved independently. But sometimes it’s not easy to find a solution. You, or your partner may need to seek out a professional who can give you the tools you need to address problems successfully. This is where I can help.

I treat problems in the most direct manner possible, and seek out the simplest solution available.  Instead of solving my clients’ problems for them, I give them knowledge and skills they can use to find their own solutions.

Specializing in Individual & Couples Therapy

Interpersonal difficulties

Grief or loss

Divorce or the end of a relationship

Anxiety and depression

Relationship Skills and Career Development

Pre-Marital Therapy

Making the transition from single life to a lifetime commitment to one person

Breaking away from each partner’s own family to form a new, independent family

Reaching common expectations about marriage

Marital Therapy and Therapy for Other Ongoing Relationships

Impasses affecting relationship development

Difficulties facing dual-career couples

Problems arising from change: becoming parents, making career moves, or aging

Divorce Therapy

Dealing with feelings of anger or sadness

Resolving conflicts that continue after the divorce

Single parenting and visitation

I am a well known expert with over 15 years of clinical experience.  I can usually accommodate busy schedules with evening and weekend hours.

I am easy to find.   My office is located in the Ravenswood neighborhood of Chicago. Parking is available too.

I offer free 30 minute consultations!

I can determine whether or not a problem exists and whether therapy would be helpful.

Call 773-784-6542. Afternoon and Evening sessions available.

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I believe that your therapy/life coaching should actually give you results. If you are not experiencing relief and getting demonstrably better, then whatever you are doing is not for you.

I would like to answer some commonly asked questions when a person begins to look for a therapist or coach. While I may fail to answer every issue, please feel free to contact me for more information.

I currently see a wide variety of adults in Chicago and virtually, who are looking for some type of change in their life. This change may relate to how they feel about things, their relationships, their physical and psychological health, their professional lives or their families. Associated problems could include depression, anxiety, “feeling stuck”, stress, loss, or trouble getting what they want in life.

I have been providing therapy to adults, couples and families in the Chicago area for over 15 years. I have worked with a wide variety of individuals from different ethnic, spiritual, socioeconomic and age backgrounds. I have worked with individual men, individual women, a whole variety of couples; married and not married, parents and their children with many different life transition difficulties.

Some examples of succesfully-resolved situations include:

* Helping a man recover from alcohol abuse and start filling his life with pursuits that he loved.
* Helping a woman, who was stuck in an unfulfilling job, work through her depression to a career that she always wanted.
* Helping a couple communicate better with each other, developing more trust, kindness and respect for each other.
* Helping a man recover from his separation/divorce following the painful end of his marriage.
* Helping an artist manage his anxiety, think differently and
incorporate more of what made him happy into his day to day life.
* Helping a family talk with their daughter, helping the daughter
express herself, so that conflict decreased and members enjoyed one another again.
In my work with individuals, couples or families, I use a client-centered, collaborative, eclectic practice model that draws from the most effective elements of several approaches including Insight, Holistic Health, Cognitive-Behavioral, Systems and Solution-Oriented. The result of this is that I will adapt my approach to best meet your unique needs and personal
style. For example, some individuals prefer little input from the therapist, while others need help in bringing out their thoughts and feelings.

Length of treatment can also be adapted, from a short-term, goal-oriented approach to a more open-ended, insight-oriented relationship. Because I believe in empowering my clients to create a life they love, many of my clients begin to see changes after only three sessions. We will work together to decide how long you will be in therapy, and the best indicator may be your own feeling of being “finished”.

I believe that therapy doesn’t have to be completely serious and painful, although sometimes healing and growth are not easy. Our meetings will be like talking with an understanding, trustworthy friend who supports and encourages you, who also has professional training and will respect your confidentiality. An introductory session will give you an opportunity to explore the possibilities and make sure you feel comfortable and confident.
I encourage you to give it a try!


Dan has experience treating the following areas: Aging, Alcoholism, Anxiety Disorders, Assertiveness, Career Issues, Co-Dependency, Couples’ Issues, Depression, Divorce, Emotional Growth and Development, Grief, Identity Issues, Life Management Issues, Low Self-Esteem, Men’s Health, Men’s Issues, Midlife Crisis, Organizational Issues, Panic Attacks, Procrastination, Relationship Issues, Sleep Disorders, Stress, Substance Abuse, and Weight Loss.


Dan provides 12-Step Programs, Art Therapy, Career Guidance/ Coaching, Client-Centered Psychotherapy, Life Coaching, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Existential Psychotherapy, Experiential Therapy, Family Therapy, Goal-Oriented Therapy, Group Psychotherapy, Holistic Medicine, Human Resources Consulting, Individual Psychotherapy, Help with Your Marriage, Parent Training, and Sex Therapy. Dan works with Adults, Couples, and Families.

For actual testimonials from current and previous clients:

Coaching Services include: Creating a crystal clear vision of your goal, be it, finding someone special, improving your relationship, mastering your time and focus, getting in shape, losing weight, or generating more income.

We uncover hidden blocks and challenges. You leave feeling energized, renewed and inspired.

Free 30 minute sessions for coaching services to discuss my programs, specifically designed to overcome your challenges and achieve results. If you’d like to schedule a session in person or by phone, please call 773-784-6542.

For example, I have a Prosperity Coaching Program:
If you’ve been suffering in
a job you hate or just feeling like
you are meant to do so much more
than your current career path
allows then…

I’d like to invite you
to take advantage of a special,
“Find Your Ideal Career” personal,
1-on-1 coaching session where
we will work together to…
=> Create a crystal clear vision for
the work you were born to do (hint:
it won’t even feel like work)

=> Uncover hidden challenges that
may be sabotaging your success with
transitioning out of your current job
and into your dream career

=> Leave this session renewed,
re-energized, and inspired to get
hired now in the best, most rewarding
and fulfilling job you’ve ever had

If you’d like to take advantage of
this very special, very limited, and
totally FREE 30 minute “Find Your
Ideal Career” coaching session,  answer the following questions:

1. How long have you been in your current
2. What was the last job you had?
3. Did you like it?
4. How long did you stay at that job?
5. What would you do if time & money
were no object?
6. On a scale of 0-10, how important
is it for you to find your idea career
right now?
7. Full Name
8. Email Address
9. Phone #
10. Time Zone

Email your answers to

Since we’re making this offer for
the first time right now and we don’t
know how intense the response will
be, we can’t guarantee a coaching
session for everyone. We’ll take
as many people as we can and
then start a waiting list.

You can expect to get contacted
by our team to schedule your session
within the next 3 business days.
If you don’t hear from us, it means
we’ve received more requests than
we can handle right now and if
something opens up we’ll get in
touch with you at a later time.



PS: The sooner you send us your
answers, the more likely you are to
get a session. Email now.

I also have a Dating Program for Single Men:

We’ve all been stopped
short when it comes to getting
a date with an attractive woman.

If you’ve ever seen a girl on the
street and you’ve thought, “Man
I’d really like to talk to her,” or
at a restaurant or at a club or
something like that but yet you
didn’t follow through, you didn’t
go up and ask her out, you
didn’t go up and get a phone
number from her…

If you’ve ever found yourself
stopped short when it comes
to dating the attractive woman
that you would like to date I
would like to help you out. And,
if you’ve ever had the courage
to go up and ask out an attractive
woman and it just didn’t work
out I’d like to help you as well.

See, when it comes to
dating women there is a right
way and a wrong way to go about
having the kind of success that
you’re looking for and I’d like to
personally help you become the
kind of man that can naturally
and easily approach extremely
attractive woman, carry on fun
conversations with them, easily
get their phone numbers, feel
very comfortable asking them
out on dates and ultimately
having the kind of relationship
with women that you really

In order to help you out I’ve
decided to have a personal
one-on-one session with as
many of my readers and
subscribers that I can over the
next couple of weeks.

I probably won’t be able to
work with everybody but the
sooner you request this session
the more likely you are to be
able to get on my schedule.
This coaching session is called
the “Confidence with Women
Coaching Session”.

During the “Confidence with
Women Coaching Session” we
will work together to…

=> Create a crystal clear vision
for the kind of woman that you’d
like to have in your life and the
kind of relationship you’d like
to have with her

=> We’ll uncover hidden
challenges that may be sabotaging
your success with woman
and dating.

=> You’ll leave the session
renewed, reenergized and
inspired to take consistent
action in your dating and love
life so that you can finally have
the success with woman that
you’ve always wanted.

To get your “Confidence with
Women Coaching Session” today,
simply  email and answer the following questions:

1. How long have you been single?
2. On a scale of zero to 10 how
important is it for you to get this
area of your life called relationship
handled once and for all?
3. What do you see as your
biggest challenges with women
and dating?
4. What was your greatest
relationship success to date?

Be sure to include your name and phone number
so that someone from our office
can give you a call and get you
scheduled for this special 30 minute
“Confidence with Women Coaching
Session” today.

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