Carol Saldinger, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Adults, senior adults, LGBT

Carol practices depth psychotherapy with individual adults and couples. She specializes in working with clients who are struggling with depression and anxiety disorders, abuse, loss, life transition, stress management, and gender identity issues (gender confusion and transgender assignment). The practice of mindfulness is one approach Carol uses to help clients cope with stress and other issues.

Carol is a senior training supervisor for both graduate student interns and newer clinicians who are earning hours toward licensure. She is also YFC’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) coordinator, serving as the liason between the employees of contracted companies and YFC therapists.

Carol completed her graduate-level clinical internship at YFC, and later pursued post-graduate training in Jungian psychology. Outside of YFC, Carol maintains a private counseling practice and is the Employee Assistance Coordinator for a private company. She has a special interest in Native American culture and practices, loves her dog, and is a voracious reader.


MSW – Loyola University School of Social Work, Chicago, IL

BEdu (Bachelors in Education) – National College of Education, IL