Marilyn Fettner, LCPC, MCC, NCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Location Near Therapist: Winnetka, IL
Fast Contact: Email or Call Marilyn.
Life Transitions/DirectionADHD & Exec Functioning Coaching
Couples/Relationship CounselingCareer Counseling
Anxiety and DepressionSocial & Communication Skills
DivorceYoung Adult Counseling/Launching

Relationships can be hard to develop, keep healthy and fresh, and heal when necessary. I use the Gottman Couples research-based method to compassionately guide you and your partner to manage conflict, renew friendship, regain intimacy and build shared meaning.

Mary Lynn Meyers, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Location Near Therapist: Winnetka, IL
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Family TherapyCouples Therapy
Adolescent/Young Adult TherapyDepression And Anxiety
Relationship CounselingWomen's Health/Women's Issues
Mindfulness Based TherapyLife Transitions

If you are struggling in a close relationship with conflict, distance and/or withdrawal, or feel that there is no longer an emotional connection with your partner it can be helpful to work with a therapist. It is not just as easy as how the two of you communicate.

Jacqueline Duke, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Location Near Therapist: Winnetka, IL
Fast Contact: Email or Call Dr. Duke.
Autism / Asperger's DisorderDepression / Anxiety
Marital Counseling / DivorceEating Disorders / Weight Loss
Substance Abuse / AddictionsADHD (all-ages)
Chronic Medical ConditionsChild Development

In addition to my specialty training in couples counseling, I have a strong network of attorneys and mediators to serve as an advisory board in your family decisions.

Denise Ambre, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Psychoanalyst

Location Near Therapist: Winnetka, IL
Fast Contact: Email or Call Denise.
Trauma/PTSDChildren
AdolescentsDepression/Anxiety
CouplesConflict Resolution
Collaborative Divorce CoachGrief/Loss

I offer counseling for all couples interested in improving their relationships. My goal is to provide couples with tools to solve ongoing problems as well as to help them find greater levels of intimacy and understanding.

Gersten Center for Behavioral Health,

Location Near Therapist: Winnetka, IL
Fast Contact: Email or Call Gersten Center for Behavioral Health.
Marriage CounselingGeneral Anxiety Disorder
Bipolar DisorderDepression
Post-Traumatic Stress DisorderSeasonal Affective Disorder
DementiaChild Counseling

In Couples Counseling partners work to alleviate the challenges of their relationship alongside their therapist. This form of therapy instills communication skills that help to build a stronger emotional and functional bond, based on trust and unified decision-making.

Gilda Schaffer, PsyD, LCPC, BCC, BCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Location Near Therapist: Winnetka, IL
Fast Contact: Email or Call Dr. Schaffer.
Individual CounselingCouple's Counseling
Family RelationshipsParenting issues
EMDRClinical Hypnosis
Meditation and MindfulnessHealth and Well-Being Coaching

Couples, Families and Relationships

Veronica Vyazovsky, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Location Near Therapist: Winnetka, IL
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Kids and FamiliesADHD
Anxiety Academic Evaluations
DepressionCognitive Behavior Therapy
Art TherapyPlay Therapy

Couples, Families and Relationships

Jens Hussey, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor & Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor

Location Near Therapist: Winnetka, IL
Fast Contact: Email or Call Jens.
Executive CoachingAddiction
DepressionAnxiety
RelationshipsDivorce
Sex AddictionGrief

I enjoy helping couples work through difficult issues such as communication, arguing, sexual boundaries, and if need be, helping to mediate the dissolution of the relationship.

Taylor Newendorp, M.A., LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Location Near Therapist: Winnetka, IL
Fast Contact: Email or Call Taylor.
Anxiety, OCD, Panic, PhobiasEating Disorders
Compulsive Over-EatingSubstance Abuse And Addiction
DepressionPre-Marital Counseling

It is common for people to experience an increase in stress and difficulties with their relationships during periods of major life transitions. Thus I work with couples making the adjustment to parenthood and provide both pre-marital and pre-commitment counseling.

Anastasia Vailas, LPC,NCC

Board Certified Therapist

Location Near Therapist: Winnetka, IL
Fast Contact: Email or Call Anastasia.
DepressionSuicide Ideation
Anxiety Hopelessness
Play TherapyAcademic Issues/School Refusal
DivorceGrief

Couples, Families and Relationships


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City of Winnetka
Illinois Mental Health Counselors Association

Family Therapy Winnetka, IL

Marriage Counseling Glencoe, Northfield, Northbrook, Glenview, Keliworth, Wilmette

Everyone likes to dance, right? Every year, the park district of Winnetka, Illinois participates in Mother-Son Dance night, which is exactly what it sounds like. The park district also presents a Father's Day Continental Breakfast, and June Family Movie Night in the park. Visit Lloyd Park, and launch your boat as a family. Sail off into the sunset, or sit and watch the Winnetka Yacht Club's Regatta.1 In how many other cities would you read in the paper that the city is looking for a volunteer to sing some patriotic songs for the Memorial Day Holiday celebration when the whole town comes together? For families that enjoy a day on the links, try out the Winnetka Golf Club.

Marriage and Family Mental Health in Winnetka

Parents who seek programs that strengthen families, emphasize the importance of education, or focus on building communities can find many resources through the Parent Education Consortium of the North Shore. The organization is a collection of parents, educators, and community leaders who share information regarding family-friendly activities taking place in Winnetka and the surrounding communities. By pooling resources of various entities, the consortium is able to provide a vast array of programs to build better families and communities.2

Family Service of Winnetka-Northfield offers a variety of educational programs that foster understanding, compassion, and awareness of common mental health issues. Families who suffer from inadequate communication can learn how to hear one another and appreciate each other's input in a communication course. Family members who live with depression can learn how to be open and honest about their condition with family and friends. Parents are also able to gain valuable tools for parenting teenagers. Many more programs are available for all members of the family. For additional details, call 847-446-8060.3

Winnetka families can get their children involved in fun activities at Sacred Heart Parish. The church's youth ministry includes programs that focus on personal development, spirituality, compassion, and belonging. Monthly activities give kids a place to have fun in a safe and caring environment. Monthly group discussions facilitate understanding of one another, while building strong peer bonds. Contact the church at 847-446-0856 to obtain more information.4

Family Services and Assistance Programs

Family Service of Glencoe offers support and assistance programs that meet the needs of all members of the family. The Senior Housing Aid program offers financial assistance to older low-income adults so they can remain in their homes. Families can apply for scholarships to cover the costs associated with extracurricular activities for their children. The agency also works with local schools to ensure parents and educators are at the forefront of child mental health awareness. The agency's crisis intervention services are available 24-hours a day for families who face an emergency. Call 847-835-5111 for further information.5


References

1. Winnetka Park District. (2014). Lloyd Park. Retrieved from http://www.winpark.org/parks/lloyd-park.aspx
2. Parent Education Consortium of the North Shore. (2014). Mission. Retrieved from http://www.peccalendar.org/
3. Family Service of Winnetka-Northfield. (2014). Education Programs. Retrieved from http://www.familyservicewn.org/community-services
4. Sacred Heart Parish. (2014). Sacred Heart Youth Ministry: What We Do. Retrieved from http://sacredheartwinnetka.com/ministries/sparked-hearts-youth-ministry/sparked-hearts-youth-ministry-what-we-do/
5. Family Service of Glencoe . (2013). Our Services. Retrieved from http://www.familyserviceofglencoe.org/ourservices.html