Career Counseling and Coaching in Lake Forest, Illinois.

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


Career Counselor

Donna Martino, LCPC, NCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Lake Forest

Work can be an enormous source of stress for many people. For some it's a feeling of anxiety to perform under unrealistic expectations, for others it's due to work place conflict or unhealthy work environments. For others it's a feeling that their job just isn't the right fit. The first 20 years of my career I worked in human resources and business consulting for large and small companies and I have 10 years of experience doing workplace counseling and executive coaching. I will help you get to the root cause of your stress and begin to identify changes you can make to improve your work life and lead a less stressful life going forward.

Career Counselor

Julianne Neely, MSW, LCSW

Play Therapist

Within driving distance of Lake Forest

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.

Career Counselor

Paula Mathiasen, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Lake Forest

I am passionate about helping people feel fulfilled and purposeful in life and their careers. I specifically enjoy helping people discover their unique strengths and wire up. Together we use problem solving to explore and opportunities professionally. I use various assessments to help in this discovery process and partner with the client on viable and fulfilling options in their career.

Career Counselor

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

Licensed Clinical Psychologist / Company President

Within driving distance of Lake Forest

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.

Career Counselor

Pamela Meyerson, LCSW

Pam Meyerson

Within driving distance of Lake Forest

In my practice, i have treated CEO's, truck drivers, teachers, sales people, doctors, lawyers, volunteers, etcetera. I find that the traits and thinking that makes someone a successful worker transcends the type of work or profession they are in. Whether you are running a large company with hundreds of employees or a small business out of your home, I can help you develop the habits, traits and thinking necessary to develop confidence and to be successful at whatever you do.

Career Counselor

Cathy Chec, AMFT, MSMFT

Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Lake Forest

If you feel like you're burning out in your profession and are looking for a change, but are afraid to take the plunge, I can help you process your decision. Together, we can figure out if your career is still a good fit for you, if you're ready for a change, or if there is room for change within your current career. In therapy, you will have a space to share your frustrations, disappointments, hopes, fears, and any other feelings that go along with your personal career journey.

Career Counselor

Renee Murphy-Hughes, M.A., FPT, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Lake Forest

I help high school & college students prepare resumes, cover letters, thank you cards, and the f/u to job interviews. I help them explore themselves to see what interests, abilities, strengths & weaknesses they have to help guide them into compatible fields. I also work with a more mature population that is ready to make career changes - sometimes involving a relocation away from loved ones, learning a new skill or expertise....or those preparing for the major transition to retirement. I assist you in helping you explore yourself and what is most important to you. Values clarification, location..all need to be looked at. Your abilities, strengths, weaknesses & interests will guide you.

Career Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Within driving distance of Lake Forest

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.

Career Counselor

Catherine Papagiorgio, NCC, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor ,

Within driving distance of Lake Forest

Every person has to find their purpose in life. But sometimes people have difficulty deciding which career path is for them. Exploring interests, personality style and life goals can help being the process . Career Counseling can help with creating realistic plans, improve self confidence, learn how to solve problems, take the steps nessacary to achieve personal goals.

Career Counselor

Richard Cohen, Ph.D

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Lake Forest

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.

Career Counselor

Gary Phillips, S.T.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologist; Pastoral Counselor

Within driving distance of Lake Forest

If you are struggling and unclear about what your career should be and/or having difficulty getting employment with your career the counseling I will do will (1) identify the things that are getting in the way of knowing what your career is or keeping you from finding employment (2) help with a plan for developing your career and finding employment (3) provide resources for both determining your career and finding employment

Career Counselor

Jade Wurster, MAAT, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Lake Forest

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.

Career Counselor

Katie Bogacki, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Lake Forest

As we mature and have more experiences in work and life, the career path we set out on might not be what we actually find fulfilling. I assist clients in determining what their goals are, what is unsatisfactory in their current situation, and identify specific goals to more accurately align their ideals with their reality. I will map out with you what you are looking to achieve and how to get there.



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Lake Forest is located in Lake County, Illinois. It has a land area of 17.17 square miles and a water area of 0.06 square miles.  The population of Lake Forest is 19,408 people with 6,673 households and a median annual income of $155,792. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Lake Forest, IL

Extremely Affordable

Therapy in Lake Forest is easily accessible for the vast majority of families. This area ranks high nationally among the top of all income earners, making mental health treatment and counseling in Lake Forest an affordable option for individuals and families here with or without insurance coverage