Ed is curious, hopeful, and positive by nature and he brings levity to situations that helps support patients. He does this by inspiring the use of curiosity and creativity in sessions that helps patients perceive things through a different lens. He finds inspiration from envisioning futures that relate to other’s visions.
He is kind and thoughtful, using his ability to develop deep and strong connections with others by providing honest and compassionate feedback. He has been defined as genuine in his relationships and enjoys being a person others look up to and can confide in, as well as valued for his insight and wisdom. He considers things from multiple points of view to learn how best to be helpful.
He loves conceptualizing novel and productive ways to do things and he gets excited and engaged when thinking outside the box which often inspires others.
Ed loves incorporating elements of health, nutrition, and wholistic/integrative medicine into his practice.
Ed is a certified professional in the following: Integrative Mental Health, Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment, and Certified Mindfulness Informed.
Ages Treated | Teens, Adults, Elders
About Edward Kuras
Ed has helped people in myriad environments, many of which incorporated holistic health considerations as part of the treatment plan. He has experience with varied populations and enjoys helping others consider their whole lives when it comes to their mental health.
Ed is a very curious counselor and encourages patients to really lean into curiosity as the means to create a future that they envision and prefer.
Mindfulness goes a long way in his therapeutic practice and patients can expect to engage with exercises and practices to incorporate into their daily lives. Ed grounds mindfulness in the neuroscience of the brain to give patients a firm base with which to explore mindfulness-based approaches to mental health.
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, BA,
Psychology The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, MS, Counseling Psychology
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
- Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
- Existential Therapy
- Humanistic Therapy
- Integrative Therapy
- Marriage and Family Therapy
- Person-Centered Therapy
- Positive Psychology
- Solution Focused Behavioral Therapy (SFBT)
- Solution-Focused Brief Therapy