Niki Aquino


969 E. 60th St.
Chicago, IL 60637

Areas of Expertise
Children and Adolescents
Human Behavior in the Social Environment

This core course teaches biological and social science concepts concerning human development in a social context that are fundamental to social work practice: social and...

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  • 40800  Family Systems Approaches to Practice

Job Experience

  • Currently a Child and Adolescent Individual and Family Therapist at Mind Chicago, an outpatient group practice.
  • Child and Adolescent Therapist in outpatient, inpatient, and partial hospitalization programs.  

Fields of Special Interest

  • Child and adolescent trauma
  • Parent work for children with ADHD and anxiety
  • Using improv in treating anxiety in group and individual therapy


  • 2021 Annual Meeting, American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO),  Human First, Clinician Second - Using comedic improv as a tool for self-care and as part of clinical practice
  • Chicago Minds, You Are Not A Robot - Using improv to combat burnout and exploitation