Understanding ourselves is a complex and ever-changing process, shaped by our environments. Speak Chicago honors individuals’ unique experiences, especially during times of transition where people’s surroundings make them question themselves and their roles. It is common for change to be accompanied by a multitude of emotions, manifested through physical or psychological symptoms.

Speak Chicago has helped both young people and adults work through internal struggles, fostered exploration around interpersonal challenges and family dynamics, assisted in processing academic and work-related difficulties, and provided a space to facilitate individuals' adjustment to changing living conditions.