Career Counseling and Coaching in Chicago Ridge, Illinois.

Find a top rated career therapist or coach in Chicago Ridge, IL specializing in assessment, strategizing, personal marketing, workplace issues and goal-setting.


Alicia Stalker-Gallichio, LMFT
Career Counselor

Alicia Stalker-Gallichio, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 60463 - Nearby to Chicago Ridge.

Definition of the problem and setting goals is the first step in career counseling. I provide support and objectivity. I would work with you on identifying source of job dissatisfaction, identify personal strengths, help with job interview skills, work with self esteem issues that may affect career, explore time management skills, and teach conflict resolution skills. You will probably spend more time at your job during your working years than any other place, so career counseling is an important area to explore.

Jade Wurster, MAAT, LPC
Career Counselor

Jade Wurster, MAAT, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 60613 - Nearby to Chicago Ridge.

When people hear career counseling, they often think of someone who will help you with finding a job. More specifically, career counseling helps the client with planning, organization skills, addressing anxieties or worries about seeking a new position (or discussing a past job position), and role playing interviews. We will also focus on job inventories when needed to further focus on your strengths and values in a job position.

Jennifer Froemel, MA, LCPC
Career Counselor

Jennifer Froemel, MA, LCPC

Counselor, MA, LCPC

In 60301 - Nearby to Chicago Ridge.

Life happens. Sometimes we find ourselves in a situation where a change of employment may be necessary. Whether it is an expected transition or the result of unforeseen circumstances, change is difficult and can cause stress related illness. We can assist with making the transition less stressful. Life can be fulfilling and balanced, relationships can be honest and satisfying. Old wounds can heal, self-control can be gained, happiness can be experienced and personal change is attainable. Invest in yourself and be the person you want to be.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Career Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 60608 - Nearby to Chicago Ridge.

While most career counselors love to give you capacity based profiles of what your talents and interests are for your best bet career choices, Grey Matters international believes that most people make predictably irrational decisions and then after making them learn way to make them fit into their identities using various types of rationalizations and strategies. We are able to assist folks in career counseling type settings by giving a deeper look at their decision making profile so they can better understand where the core frustration or desire is coming from in the world of work. Contact kevin@kevinflemingphd.com or 877-606-6161.

Julianne Neely, MSW, LCSW
Career Counselor

Julianne Neely, MSW, LCSW

Play Therapist

In 60618 - Nearby to Chicago Ridge.

I work with many young adults who are emerging into adulthood without having yet found their passion and plan for life. I love working with clients in this part of their journey to help them discover their strengths and use those strengths to help them decide which step to take next. Transitioning into adulthood isn't easy and it always helps to have someone at your side.

Margo Tirado, MA, LCPC
Career Counselor

Margo Tirado, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60514 - Nearby to Chicago Ridge.

I believe that each of us is created to live a life of purpose and meaning and that we are each uniquely created to connect our best self to our lifework and careers! Are you wondering if you are in a career that is your best fit? Are you thinking of creating a change in your career and need support? Has life brought you to an unexpected place where you now find yourself needing to move back into a career and you are not sure where to begin on this journey? I have journeyed with hundreds of men and women as they have changed, transitioned and reinvented their career path. As a Counselor and Life Coach, I have a unique perspective on how to support the changes that you desire to make.

Portrait Health Centers, Chicago, IL
Career Counselor

Portrait Health Centers, Chicago, IL

Psychologists/Counselors/Dietitians/Psychological Testing

In 60611 - Nearby to Chicago Ridge.

Career Counseling is an effective process that will help you learn more about yourself and help you tackle the ever changing working world in order to make career, educational, and life decisions. Career development is more than just deciding on a major and what job you want to get when you graduate. It is about a path that will lead to your way of life and will have an influence on your day-to-day emotions and well-being. At Portrait Health Centers, therapy can greatly benefit individuals and families looking for a career change or for treatment for issues caused by your current job.

Matt Frantz, MA, LCPC
Career Counselor

Matt Frantz, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60603 - Nearby to Chicago Ridge.

Have a desire for a meaningful and rewarding career? Unable to figure out where you want to be in ten, five or even one year? My approach to career counseling is to help you understand where you’ve been and where you would like to go by understanding your hopes, dreams, desires and fears more fully. By developing long-term goals and eliminating fears and setbacks we can work together to help you find a career that satisfies, enriches and stimulates you.

Jens Hussey, LCPC, CADC
Career Counselor

Jens Hussey, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor & Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor

In 60602 - Nearby to Chicago Ridge.

Hate your life because you are miserable in your job? Transitioning into a new position or career can be frightening and anxiety producing - but it can also be a time of great discovery. I'm well-versed in helping people improve job performance and get back on top of their game. The majority of my practice is made up of executives and professionals who are stuck, frustrated, or burned out and want improvement on the work front.

Mark D. Parisi, Psy.D. and Associates, P.C.
Career Counselor

Mark D. Parisi, Psy.D. and Associates, P.C.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist / Company President

In 60601 - Nearby to Chicago Ridge.

Mark D. Parisi, Psy.D. & Associates, P.C. has expertise in career counseling and executive coaching. Dr. Parisi has a second Master's Degree in Personnel Psychology and has often worked as a consultant to industry and schools on issues of vocational uncertainty and personnel selection. We have the capability to do pre-hire testing as well as to administer vocational preference testing which can be very useful to assist in the job search process.

Richard Cohen, Ph.D
Career Counselor

Richard Cohen, Ph.D

Clinical Psychologist

In 60076 - Nearby to Chicago Ridge.

Career counseling first requires an understanding of who you are, what your dreams are and the pros and cons of you present approach. I will refer you for testing if we need the kind of information that only testing can provide, often from a guidance counselor or Psychologist. I find doing this very rewarding in helping people find direction or meaning in their choices.

Charles Hughes, MA, LCPC, DCC
Career Counselor

Charles Hughes, MA, LCPC, DCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Tele-Counselor

In 60301 - Nearby to Chicago Ridge.

Finding or changing a career is more about your self-image than anything else. Ask me. I changed careers in my 50’s. “What do you want to do?” is only the first question. How do you want to live is the important question. Let me use my personal experience to help you through the fears and self-doubts that come with making a major change in your life. I can tell you this: if you are waiting until you have no doubts, you will wait forever. By the way, if you are retired or planning retirement, that is a career change. It was fun getting up every morning with nothing on the agenda, for, what, six months? Then you got up thinking about what the rest of your life was about. Come explore this.

Joseph Gerard Potaczek, Psy.D.
Career Counselor

Joseph Gerard Potaczek, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 60602 - Nearby to Chicago Ridge.

You may be working in a field that you "fell into" or became involved in a career or job out of necessity. Or perhaps you feel frustrated or burnt out in your current job or career and find this frustration affecting your happiness. I help others though career evaluation, personal strengths assessment and to define what you may wish to change about your working life. My focus in career counseling is with Young Adults and Mid Life Individuals/Professionals. It is possible to achieve a stronger sense of purpose and identity though work. Contact me and start and find the right match between your, passions, personality, capabilities and purpose in work.



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Chicago Ridge is located in Cook County, Illinois. It has a land area of 2.26 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Chicago Ridge is 14,373 people with 5,303 households and a median annual income of $45,458. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Chicago Ridge, IL

Some budgeting needed

While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in Chicago Ridge, with proper budgeting, it is entirely do-able and the risk/reward is worth it. For some families, it may be difficult to sustain a commitment to therapy without proper insurance coverage. If this is you, ask your therapist about low cost options as practitoners in and around Chicago Ridge may have flexibility or sliding scales. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Chicago Ridge public health department.