A staff clinician at Erikson’s Center for Children and Families, Nadia Costa Spencer provides counseling to children, adolescents, families, and couples. She has particular experience working with families with multiples, the Illinois Early Intervention system, and young children exposed to violence.

Nadia has received specialized training in child-parent psychotherapy, and she has presented on the topics of infant mental health, domestic violence, and attachment.

She earned her master’s degree in counseling from Governors State University and completed Erikson’s Irving B. Harris Infant Mental Health Certificate Program. She is a member of the Illinois Association of Infant Mental Health, the Illinois Counseling Association, and the Illinois Mental Health Counseling Association.


M.A. in counseling, Governors State University
Irving B. Harris Infant Mental Health Certificate Program, Erikson Institute