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Dr. Jessica Norman, PhD, LCPC

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501 6th Ave, Rochelle, Illinois

Feeling overwhelmed? Does the future seem hopeless? Don't suffer in silence - we can help! Our team of highly trained counselors specialize in helping people overcome their struggles to build a brighter future and put a smile back on your face!

Catherine Rennert, MS, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

1615 Harlem Blvd., Rockford, Illinois

I have a home office which offers a quiet and comfortable space to share personal concerns and begin a healing journey. Talk therapy is important, but lingering or long-standing issues can be resolved with alternative therapies for those who are interested.

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Therapy Rockford, IL

Counseling Winnebago, Sammuelson Corners, Loves Park, Jonesville, Sturbridge Village, Perryville

Rockford is located in the great state of Illinois and provides ample opportunities for families of all shapes and sizes to be entertained by a diverse set of venues. Regardless of age, your children and teenagers are guaranteed to find something nearby that is fun. Start your day off with a walk around the Anderson Japanese Gardens, which are complete with ponds. To meet your recreational needs, Trailside Equestrian Center at Lockwood Park has amenities for everything from a petting zoo to horseback riding lessons. The Discovery Center Museum is an interactive, hands-on venue great for children and teenagers to explore the sciences and arts.1 Magic Waters is a great place to foster the creation of lasting family memories. East High, Christian Life, West Middle, and Brookview are a few of several schools located within the area.

Mental Health in Rockford

Kids who are bullied at school can face many mental health challenges including anxiety, depression, and substance abuse.2 To curb the incidence of behaviors that harass and intimidate, the Rockford Public Schools has implemented a comprehensive bullying policy that identifies unacceptable behaviors and provides guidance for students and teachers to intervene when bullying occurs. As a result, the district has helped create an environment of acceptance and understanding in which all students can learn and grow. Call 815-966-3000 for additional details.3

Approximately one in every 68 children in the United States has an autism spectrum disorder.4 The Autism Program of Illinois provides support and guidance for families who have been impacted buy autism or an associated disorder. The agency's resource rooms offer parents valuable information about Autism spectrum disorders and details about local agencies that offer support. Children can also participate in social skills groups in order to develop enhanced communication skills and develop a greater level of comfort when interacting with others. Further information regarding these services can be obtained by calling 217-525-8332.5

Current Education

Education doesn't end when one graduates from high school or college. Even parents who seem to know all the tricks to effective parenting need guidance on occasion. The Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Rockford offers many opportunities for parents to expand their learning with regard to raising a child. Seminars on child development and discipline strategies are offered. Parents can also learn methods to enhance their child's self-esteem and feelings of self-worth through positive parenting techniques. Courses on improving communication increase understanding between parent and child. Details about parenting styles, safety improvements at home, and strategies for stress management are provided as well. Call the Catholic Charities at 815-544-5434 for more information.6


References

1. Discovery Center Museum. (2017). What's Happening. Retrieved from http://www.discoverycentermuseum.org/happening/
2. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (2017). Effects of Bullying. Retrieved from http://www.stopbullying.gov/at-risk/effects/
3. Rockford Public Schools. (2016). Preventing Bullying, Intimidation, and Harassment. Retrieved from http://www.mhans.org/what.html
4. Autism Science Foundation. (2017). Home Common is Autism? Retrieved from http://www.autismsciencefoundation.org/what-is-autism/how-common-is-autism
5. The Autism Program of Illinois. (2017). What We Do. Retrieved from http://theautismprogram.org/about-us/what-we-do/
6. Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Rockford. (2017). Parent Education. Retrieved from http://catholiccharities.rockforddiocese.org/parent-education

Rockford is a city that is located in multiple counties- Winnebago County and Ogle County in Illinois. It has a land area of 63.46 square miles and a water area of 1.01 square miles.  The population of Rockford is 148,278 people with 58,559 households and a median annual income of $38,716. .


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Counseling in this region can be difficult to afford for many people without insurance. Most people in Rockford are not able to commit to a weekly therapy session without proper budgeting. The good news is that counselors in Rockford may offer sliding scale fees or low cost options. Insurance may cover your sessions as well. Talk to your therapist to learn more