Career Counseling and Coaching in River Forest, Illinois.

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


Career Counselor

Paula Mathiasen, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of River 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

Julianne Neely, MSW, LCSW

Play Therapist

Within driving distance of River 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

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Within driving distance of River 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

Katie Bogacki, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of River 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.

Career Counselor

Joyce Marter, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of River Forest

Joyce presents to businesses, school and organizations on a variety of topics including: -The Psychology of Success -Successfully Transitioning to Parenthood -Projecting Confidence & Assertiveness -Stress Management -Mindfulness -Communication Skills -Conflict Resolution -Establishing Work/Life Balance -Managing Holiday Stress -Dealing with Difficult People -Topics upon request

Career Counselor

Gary Phillips, S.T.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologist; Pastoral Counselor

Within driving distance of River 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

Donna Marie Desai, LCPC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

Within driving distance of River Forest

I specialize in helping gifted, talented, and/or highly sensitive adults with the unique challenges they face. This often includes issues around career, work environment, and the difficulty of choosing one specialty when multi-talented. I provide support and strategies for the individual who is outside the norms of general society and needs to design a work-life that most enjoyably and effectively uses their talents.

Career Counselor

Richard Cohen, Ph.D

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of River 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

Catherine Papagiorgio, NCC, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor ,

Within driving distance of River 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

Jens Hussey, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor & Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor

Within driving distance of River Forest

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.

Career Counselor

Cathy Chec, AMFT, MSMFT

Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of River 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

Alicia Stalker-Gallichio, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of River Forest

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.

Career Counselor

Portrait Health Centers, Chicago, IL

Psychologists/Counselors/Dietitians/Psychological Testing

Within driving distance of River Forest

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.



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River Forest is located in Cook County, Illinois. It has a land area of 2.47 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of River Forest is 11,199 people with 3,944 households and a median annual income of $99,250. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for River Forest, IL

Very Affordable

Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in River Forest is not a large financial issue for the majority of people in this area. Sustaining a commitment to mental health treatment is easily accessible for the average family, but ask your therapist if there are any concerns as many will accept insurance or even offer sliding scale fees