Elia Narvaez-Mushtaq



About Elia

Elia's interest in counseling first began after completing introductory psychology courses during her undergraduate studies at National Louis University. She was intrigued by the variety of psychological theories that provide a framework for understanding behaviors and development. Elia wanted to gain a greater understanding of mental health and skills to utilize for replacing unhealthy behaviors with coping skills that will assist with living a healthier lifestyle.


She is currently completing her Master of Science in Clinical Counseling at National Louis University.

Elia takes a client-centered approach to therapy and utilizes multiple techniques to provide clients with a personalized counseling experience. Elia has a background in crisis intervention, case management, and substance use. She is interested in depression, anxiety, adjustment disorders, interpersonal relationships, and trauma.


Elia believes counseling is a cathartic, empowering experience that helps individuals identify problematic situations and find effective coping strategies to promote overall wellness.