Behavioral Health
Receive counseling and therapeutic support

Behavioral Health services at TPAN are affirming and strengths-based, designed for HIV-positive individuals and those vulnerable for HIV, 18 years of age and older, who are looking for compassionate support in dealing with a range of mental health and emotional issues.

All services are provided at no cost. 

Individual and Couples Therapy

TPAN provides one-to-one or couples sessions with licensed mental health professional. Therapists encourage their clients to explore issues relevant to their lives, including—but not limited to—the processing of trauma, stress, physical and emotional health, relationships, and substance use. Sessions are one hour in length. 

Open to any HIV-positive individual, ages 18+.

To schedule an intake or appointment, contact Julie Supple at 773-989-9400 x 240.

Substance Use Counseling and Intervention

As part of TPAN’s HOTTER program (Healthy Outcomes Through Treatment Empowerment, and Recovery), participants receive counseling to reduce substance use and HIV risk, and access to treatment for co-existing behavioral health, HIV, and hepatitis conditions. HOTTER includes 3 weekly sessions and an overnight retreat. Eligible participants are African-American men who have sex with men (MSM) between the ages of 18-29.

Learn more about TPAN's youth programming

In addition to HOTTER, TPAN hosts weekly alcoholics and narcotics anonymous meetings

To find out more about HOTTER or join a session, contact Ashley Martell at 773-989-9400 x 234.

Therapy Groups

TPAN's weekly therapy groups are facilitated by a licensed mental health professional that can help to increase feelings of connection and reduce isolation and loneliness. Participants are encouraged to share experiences with others who may be facing similar issues. The majority of our groups are open to any HIV-positive individual, ages 18+.
 

View our agency calendar for group schedules.

To schedule an intake or appointment, contact Christina Joly at 773-989-9400 x 208.

Social Support Groups

Facilitated by a peer mentor, participants gather with peers who share similar interests and goals. Groups involve discussions about relevant topics, giving and receiving support from one another, and forming bonds of friendship. Open to any HIV-positive individual, ages 18+. View our groups for more information.

To schedule an intake or appointment, contact Christina Joly at 773-989-9400 x 208.

Psychiatry Services

Available 16 hours a month, TPAN’s onsite  psychiatrist conducts psychiatric assessments, provides medication management for psychiatric medications, and prescribes medications as need. Open to any HIV-positive individual, ages 18+.

In order to access psychiatric services, you must be enrolled in our behavioral health programs and currently seeing a therapist.

To schedule an intake or appointment, contact Julie Supple at 773-989-9400 x 240.