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Liz Ciukaj, MA

Mental Health Therapist

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Accepting New Clients

Daytime, Evening Availability & Video Counseling

  • Sliding Scale: starting at $60 per session 


​Accepted Insurance Plans

  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield PPO 

  • Blue Choice PPO, Traditional Blue, or Basic Blue.

  • Out of Network

Liz Ciukaj takes a client-centered approach to assist clients from all walks of life on their journey to emotional, behavioral, and overall wellbeing. Liz works with adolescents, young adults, and adults. She works with many different presenting concerns including anxiety, stress, depression, grief, trauma, everyday life stressors, and more.


Liz has earned her master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Adler University. She earned her bachelor’s in Psychology and from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota and minored in Criminal Justice. Liz offers daytime and evening hours during the week as a Mental Health Therapist at The Center for Self-Actualization and offers a sliding scale. She utilizes an integrative approach specific to each client to best help them in a safe, supportive, non-judgmental, and collaborative space.


“I’d like to first congratulate you on taking the first step in your therapeutic journey. This is not always an easy choice and sometimes beginning therapy can be the hardest part. I strive to provide a safe, supportive, honest, empathic, and collaborative space for my clients that allows us to work together in helping you become the best, happiest version of yourself. You are the expert in your own life, you draw the map, and I am happy to assist you along the road to self-discovery. I look forward to getting to know you and helping you along your journey to becoming your best self.”

Specialties Issues
  • Anxiety

  • Behavioral Issues

  • Career Counseling

  • Coping Skills

  • Depression

  • Emotional Disturbance

  • Grief

  • Life Coaching

  • Life Transitions

  • Peer Relationships

  • Relationship Issues

  • Self Esteem

  • Stress

  • Trauma and PTSD

Client Focus

  • Elders (65+)

  • Adults

  • Teen

  • Preteen

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