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Donald Olund, MA, LCPC, NCC

Donald Olund, MA, LCPC, NCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

911 N Elm St. Suite 316, Hinsdale, Illinois 60521 | 630-655-0404

Don Olund is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and the owner of LifeWork Counseling. A Relational Communication Specialist, he helps couples and families build respectful, happy relationships by transforming unhealthy patterns into positive connections.

Catherine Gruener, M.A.,M.A., LCPC, NCC

Catherine Gruener, M.A.,M.A., LCPC, NCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors, Certified Parent Trainers, and Psychotherapists

1010 Jorie Blvd. Suite 112, Oak Brook, Illinois 60523 | 18722165860

Catherine is an intuitive, energetic, and caring psychotherapist who uses the most up to date counseling and training methods that help her clients in the Oak Brook and Greater Chicago-land area create positive changes in their lives.

Life Synergy, LLC, LCPC, CADC, NCC, BCC

Life Synergy, LLC, LCPC, CADC, NCC, BCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor, National Certified Counselor, Board Certified Coach

Available for Online Therapy

Life Synergy is a warm, safe haven for individuals of all ages to enhance their overall well-being. Each counselor holds a specialty that embraces life challenges in today's busy world. We are a group of passionate and compassionate therapists with open hearts!


Related Sites:
City of Oak Brook
Illinois Mental Health Counselors Association

Therapy Oak Brook, IL

Counseling Oak Brook Terrace, Villa Park, Lombard

Oak Brook is located in the great state of Illinois and is a great location for families with children and teenagers of all ages. Regardless of your family's idea of fun, there is something nearby for everyone. The Graue Mill and Museum is a highly educational site featuring exhibits that explain the process of weaving and milling. Here you will also be able to experience portions of the Underground Railroad through various displays. Be sure to take a stroll at the Morton Arboretum located on Illinois Route 53. This large attraction features floral arrangements like no other as well as areas for hiking and tours. For your children and teenagers this site frequently has programs and events geared toward entertainment.1 Another great location is the Oakbrook Mall Cinemas. Grab popcorn as you make your way to your seats and enjoy the newly released family films. In terms of education, Butler Junior High and Kingswood Academy are a few of the schools located nearby.

Mental Health in Oak Brook

Mental illness touches people of all ages. From eating disorders to Alzheimer's disease, individuals who struggle to maintain good mental health can find support and encouragement in one of many local support groups. The Stepping Stone Group at Christ Church of Oak Brook offers a spiritually-based recovery program for women aged 18 and up who struggle to overcome anorexia or bulimia. The group meets twice monthly and is open to all. Contact the church at 630-321-3936 for further information.2 Individuals who suffer from Alzheimer's disease can find emotional and social support in one of the groups offered by the Greater Illinois Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association. Groups occur throughout the Oak Brook area and meet on a regular basis. Family, friends, and other loved ones are welcome to attend as well.3

Outreach programs offered by the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless seek to improve access to programs that provide financial assistance, emergency shelter, nutrition, and mental health services to those who do not have a permanent residence. Outreach workers inform the homeless of their rights to free services and their eligibility for charity care through local non-profit organizations. By educating people who live in extreme poverty about the vast support network available to them, the Coalition seeks to bring homelessness in the Chicago area to an end. To find out more, call 312-641-4140.4

Current Initiatives

The Illinois Children's Healthcare Foundation launched the Children's Mental Health Initiative in order to garner improved support for children's mental health and streamline existing services. Early intervention is a key component of the initiative, so children have the supports they need to develop into well-functioning, mentally healthy adults. The initiative also seeks to partner with local school districts in order to create an umbrella of support services that address the holistic needs of children. For additional details about the Children's Mental Health Initiative, call 630-571-2555.5


References

1. Morton Arboretum. (2017). Visit and Explore. Retrieved from http://www.mortonarb.org/visit-explore
2. Christ Church of Oak Brook. (2017). Support Groups. Retrieved from http://www.cc-ob.org/supportgroups
3. Greater Illinois Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association. (2017). Support Groups. Retrieved from http://www.alzheimers-illinois.org/support_groups/sg_results.asp?City=Oak+Brook+&County=&Search=Search+%3E%3E
4. Chicago Coalition for the Homeless. (2016). Outreach Programs. Retrieved from http://www.chicagohomeless.org/programs-campaigns/advocacy-public-policy/
5. Illinois Children's Healthcare Foundation. (2017). Children's Mental Health Initiative. Retrieved from http://www.ilchf.org/mentalhealthinitiative.html

Oak Brook is a city that is located in multiple counties- Cook County and DuPage County in Illinois. It has a land area of 7.96 square miles and a water area of 0.32 square miles.  The population of Oak Brook is 8,091 people with 3,052 households and a median annual income of $132,778. .


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Widely Affordable

Licensed, professional counseling in Oak Brook is considered widely accessible by the majority of people who live here and budget is often not a concern for mental health treatment. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Oak Brook public health department.