Lu Rocha is a bilingual bicultural licensed clinical social worker who has worked with the Latino community for over twenty years. She has a Master of Social Work from the Jane Addams School of Social Work at University of Illinois at Chicago, and a Master of Arts from De Paul University, in Women’s Issues and Violence Against Women. She has worked as a bilingual trauma therapist with survivors/victims of sexual abuse/violence. Lu co-authored a book called, Nuestras Historias/Our Stories, that documents the experiences of Latinas with gender-based violence.
Lu’s work is dedicated to addressing trauma from a cultural perspective. She has worked with clients from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds. She has provided services to children and youth who have experienced and/or witnessed family and community violence.

Degrees and Credentials
  • License: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
  • Additional Credentials: 40 Hours of Domestic Violence Training; Certified to Teach Adult Learners
  • Master of Social Work (MSW)
Specialties and Expertise
  • Trauma, Trauma (Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault), LGBTQIA Folks, Sexual Abuse
  • Intergenerational and Historical Trauma, Support for Individuals Who Have Caused Harm
Languages Spoken
  • English, Spanish
Therapist or Peer Support
Insurance Accepted


Preferred Gender Pronouns


Contact Details
  • 708-405-9409
Accepted Payment Methods
  • Cash
  • Cash, Major Credit Cards except American Express