Professional Counseling in Highland Park, IL

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Cathy Chec, AMFT, MSMFT

Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist
Phone & Email:  Connect With Cathy

Within Driving Distance of Highland Park, IL

Cathy provides a nonjudgmental and safe therapeutic environment for her clients and she values client-therapist alliance above anything else. She has a direct yet empathetic therapy style, pushing her clients to be the best versions of themselves with utmost compassion.

  • Some of My Specialties:
  • Infidelity
  • Addiction
  • Partners of Addicts
  • Family Of Origin
  • Trauma
  • Communication Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Grief

Amy Silver, M.A., LCSW

Clinical Social Worker
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Within Driving Distance of Highland Park, IL

I offer a relaxing, nonjudgmental environment where we can set the stage for progress. I have an eclectic approach to therapy; I strongly believe there is not one specific methodology to the therapeutic process. Make an appointment and take the first step!

  • Some of My Specialties:
  • Adolescent & Adult Psychotherapy
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress Management
  • Relationships
  • Social Issues
  • Learning Issues/ADHD

Marilyn Fettner, LCPC, MCC, NCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
Phone & Email:  Connect With Marilyn

Within Driving Distance of Highland Park, IL

Life is hard. Sometimes you just need someone to listen, without judgment. I want to understand what you need to be different, whether in your career or personal life. I offer practical strategies to cope with challenges, feel better and make positive life changes.

  • Some of My Specialties:
  • Life Transitions/Direction
  • ADHD & Exec Functioning Coaching
  • Couples/Relationship Counseling
  • Career Counseling
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Social & Communication Skills
  • Divorce
  • Young Adult Counseling/Launching

Carol Drengenberg, MA, RN, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
Phone & Email:  Connect With Carol

Within Driving Distance of Highland Park, IL

Life is difficult! At some point, most of us could use a compassionate listener to hear our story, offer support, to encourage us to access our own wisdom and strength and to help us learn new tools to identify our next steps toward body -mind-spirit wellness. Welcome!

  • Some of My Specialties:
  • Illness And Health Challenges
  • Weight Management
  • Mood Disorders
  • Grief And Loss
  • Caregiver Support
  • Stress Management
  • Life Transitions
  • Renewing Your Spirit

Gilda Schaffer, PsyD, LCPC, LMHC, BCC, BCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
Phone & Email:  Connect With Gilda

Within Driving Distance of Highland Park, IL

I provide a professional, yet personal climate where the person can feel supported and understood while working towards healing and well-being. Starting with a comprehensive exploration of the client's current concerns, I look at the meaning of them in the person's life

  • Some of My Specialties:
  • Individual Counseling
  • Couple's Counseling
  • Family Relationships
  • Parenting issues
  • EMDR
  • Clinical Hypnosis
  • Meditation and Mindfulness
  • Health and Well-Being Coaching

Allison Schechter, PsyD

Clinical Psychologist
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Within Driving Distance of Highland Park, IL

Therapy promotes awareness of yourself, your relationships, empowerment, and making real and lasting changes in your life. I strive to create a trusting and collaborative relationship as we explore the journey of self-healing, discovery, growth, and change.

  • Some of My Specialties:
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Postpartum Depression or Anxiety
  • Relationships
  • Transition Difficutlies
  • Women's Issues
  • Phase of Life Struggles
  • Perinatal Depression or Anxiety

Stacey Max, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Phone & Email:  Connect With Stacey

Within Driving Distance of Highland Park, IL

Therapy can be a very emotional and rewarding experience. I strive to provide a safe environment to allow you to explore issues and patterns in your life. I use a collaborative therapeutic approach to help you achieve your goals and increase your overall happiness.

  • Some of My Specialties:
  • Depression & Bipolar Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Relationships
  • ADHD
  • Self Esteem
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Eating Disorders
  • Parenting

Gary Phillips, S.T.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologist; Pastoral Counselor
Phone & Email:  Connect With Gary

Within Driving Distance of Highland Park, IL

I am a licensed clinical psychologist and pastoral counselor. I help persons solve problems by combining spiritual and religious resources with psychology. Clients will learn how to overcome problems such as depression, anxiety, relationship conflicts, anger issues.

  • Some of My Specialties:
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Relationship Conflicts
  • Anger Management
  • Parent-Child Conflicts
  • Managing Chronic Pain
  • Career Change & Development
  • Addictions

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant
Phone & Email:  Connect With Kevin

Within Driving Distance of Highland Park, IL

Grey Matters Intl & Dr. Kevin Fleming(cited expert for NY Times, CNN, Fortune, Sporting News)is all about bold thinking & neuroscience innovation in getting mood/behavior change when shrinking,feel good self-help, and pills aren't cutting it. Indiv/couples/family.

  • Some of My Specialties:
  • Emotional Issues
  • Partner Conflict/Relational
  • Behavior Change
  • Peak Performance
  • Addiction
  • Life Coaching
  • Weight Loss
  • Executive Coaching

Mary Lynn Meyers, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Phone & Email:  Connect With Mary Lynn

Within Driving Distance of Highland Park, IL

My approach in therapy is open, explorational, mindful, warm and genuine. I use family systems theory, mindfulness practices, positive psychology and even humor, when appropriate, in an integrative manner to help you increase your insight into the issues you are facing.

  • Some of My Specialties:
  • Family Therapy
  • Couples Therapy
  • Adolescent/Young Adult Therapy
  • Depression And Anxiety
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Women's Health/Women's Issues
  • Mindfulness Based Therapy
  • Life Transitions

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Illinois Mental Health Counselors Association

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Highland Park, located in the northern part of Illinois, isn't a big city. It isn't a small city either. Yet it manages to keep the best of both worlds. Families who live here---whether they are young, with children in elementary and high school, or more settled, with children in college--- are finding that Highland Park, IL has a lot to offer. In addition, there are plenty of schools to choose from. If you prefer public schools, there are plenty of those, and several private schools, as well, such as Ark Early Christian School, or Northern Suburban Special Education District. Along with these fine schools, there are theaters, such as the Music Theater Company. Here, they perform many contemporary musical theater pieces for the entertainment of the whole family.1 If you're a parent looking for something special to do for your teenager's birthday, Highland Park, IL is a good place to be.

Mental Health in Highland Park

If an addiction to gambling is destroying your life, help can be found through Chicagoland Gam-Anon. The organization is dedicated to providing addicts with healthy ways of coping with their problem. Meetings allow individuals to share their failures as well as their successes in a safe, caring, and supportive environment. Meetings are held throughout the Highland Park area on a regular basis and are facilitated by individuals who have struggled with a gambling addiction. Call 708-802-0105 for details about meeting times and locations.2

Elyssa's Mission is dedicated to informing youth, teenagers, and adults about the warning signs of suicide so they are better equipped to help loved ones in a crisis situation seek help rather than taking their own life. The agency provides in-school programs that teach children about the link between mental illness and suicidal ideation. Their Everybody Matters program assists students in cultivating a climate of acceptance in which each person is valued and respected. Resources for parents help them recognize factors that increase the likelihood of suicide and provide guidance for talking openly and honestly about their concerns. Contact Elyssa's Mission at 847-697-9181 for additional information.3

Current Education

Educating youth about mental health is an important component of the goal to reduce stigma, increase awareness, and encourage young people to seek help when they need it. Haven Youth and Family Services offers in-school psychoeducational courses that teach kids about depression, poor self-image, anxiety, cyberbullying and other common issues that reduce teenagers' mental health functioning. To find out more about Haven's program offerings, call 847-251-6630.4 Additional youth education opportunities are offered by Family Focus. Their after-school services include assistance with homework, programs to improve literacy skills, and activities that build self-confidence, improve self-esteem, and facilitate development of healthy relationships with their peers and adult mentors. Contact Family Focus at 312-421-5200 for further details.5


1. The Music Theater Company. (2010). Homepage. Retrieved from
2. Chicagoland Gam-Anon. (2014). Homepage. Retrieved from
3. Elyssa's Mission. (2013). Programs. Retrieved from
4. Haven Youth and Family Services. (2014). Prevention Workshops. Retrieved from
5. Family Focus. (2013). Youth Development. Retrieved from

Welcome to our network of mental health practitioners and therapists in Highland Park. Our greatest desire at Theravive is that you would find the right qualified help.  Our professionals offer many forms of therapy such as overcoming depression, life coaching, anger management, and marriage counseling. Counselors in Highland Park and credentialed psychotherapists are ready to help.

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