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Translating mental health science into skills everyone can use.

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Our therapists help individuals, couples, and families transform pain into growth. 

Clinical Therapy
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Corporate Training

We bring the best of psychological science and mental health skills together to create healthy leaders and workplace communities.

Corporate Training
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Groups & Events

We offer affordable groups & events led by professional therapists to help you grow.

Groups & Events

Mental Health Resources for the Community

Your business helps us provide free and low-cost services to individuals and non-profits in Chicago.

What people are saying...

You provided the space for our leadership team to connect, reflect and take on additional resources as we continue to lead on this uncharted path. If we don't take care of ourselves we are not offering our full selves personally or professionally. 

Thank you for joining us and for truly supporting us. We are lucky to have Artesian Collaborative as a member of our extended team.

Thank you for enabling our team to learn from you and build resilience in a way that is emotionally open. Our team felt very safe and, therefore, able to be vulnerable.

Some of our corporate & community clients

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About Us


Artesian Collaborative is changing the world by changing how we relate to ourselves, our workplaces and our communities.


Empowering our clients to harness pain and direct it towards growth that reshapes lives, relationships, and communities.

Why Artesian?

Artesian wells occur when pressure on the aquifer pushes water up the well without the need for a pump. Therapy, coaching and consulting are all tools to help apply the gentle pressure at the right place and at the right time, transforming a situation of pain into one of growth and development.

Why Collaborative?

We aren't meant to do things alone. We live in a context. We live in communities, families, cities and nations. These places shape who we are and how we function. We are your partners in this journey equipping you with skills and tools to achieve your personal, professional and community goals. The healthier we all are, the better suited we will be to transform our cities, nation, and ultimately, the world.

Our Story

What if the resources of mental health and psychology could be harnessed to transform not just individual lives, but workplaces and communities?


We've always been passionate about community mental health. But after years of working in this field, we realized that our definition of community had to expand. It had to include those facing barriers to access mental health resources and the frontline workers fighting to break them down. A healthy community is built through a reciprocal relationship between all the parts, individual, couple, family, workplace, community organization and care provider. 


In 2017 we set out to create a business that could provide services across a broad spectrum of our community - from boroughs to corporate boardrooms. Our team of therapists in Chicago have had the privilege of offering services and training for non-profits as well as large corporations. More than ever we see the need for counseling, coaching, training and support among the clients and communities we serve.

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Growth never stops and we always have the opportunity to change. We accept that change happens over time and that even when we make mistakes, they can always be turned into opportunities for growth.


Authentically Engaged

Growth requires our full engagement and requires us to take the risk of showing up as we are. We’re committed to showing up authentically ourselves so that you can too.


Compassionately Vulnerable

We’re all in the process of becoming, yet we each find ourselves in different places along the journey. It’s essential to extend compassion to those who are in places we used to be ourselves, or places we don’t yet understand. 


We believe that every person has something valuable to contribute that we all need for growth. We choose to emphasize the assets we all bring rather than focusing on what we lack.


We grow best when we can learn from the experiences, missteps and strengths of others. That’s why we focus on learning as a group, where we can all be part of the conversation. When our growth is tied into a shared mission, there’s more support for us to take the risk because we have others standing alongside us.

About Us

Deep and meaningful change comes under pressure. That's when we're able to see what's under the surface just waiting to break through.


Sunitha Chandy PsyD, Founder & CEO

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Get Started

If you're looking for a therapist in Chicago, or are interested in therapist-led corporate training for your business, click below to learn more. If you're a non-profit and would like to learn how we can help your organization, visit our community mission page.

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