Great Couples Counseling in Riverwoods, IL. Therapy to heal relationships.

Licensed therapists for relationships and marriages in Riverwoods, Illinois. Discounts available (see profiles).


Couples Counselor

Pamela Meyerson, LCSW

Pam Meyerson

Within driving distance of Riverwoods

This is my primary area of expertise. I work with couples dealing with issues of stress (including financial stress), infidelity or cheating, addictions, difficult children and challenging family dynamics. In fact, couples counseling often covers an entire gamut of therapeutic issues. I specialize in this area and have been routinely quoted in the periodical "Make It Better."

Couples Counselor

Susan Steffey, Ms.ed, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Riverwoods

Couples therapy is akin to marriage counseling for me. Again I try to address any underlying issues and like to see each partner seperately at least once. Often times one person is in crisis and the couples relationsip is seriously affected. Sometimes it's a matter of helping one person to learn how to support the other and to help foster healthier communication.

Couples Counselor

Amanda Atkins, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Riverwoods

Amanda has specific training in couples counseling and it's important to note that not every therapist does. Whether it's related to sex, communication, conflict, or general relationship improvement, Amanda can help you to improve your relationship and work towards mutual goals. Amanda has worked with couples in all areas of the lifespan - married, unmarried, new, and seasoned. Couples therapy is a great tool to deepen your understanding and connection to one another.

Couples Counselor

Daniel Kill, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Riverwoods

For over 35 years I have been providing couples counseling. Foremost this counseling is based on the current strengths that the relatonship brings to therapy.A relational assessment assists in identifying areas of improvement for the relationship. As successful communication is an essential element in all successful relationships, couples communication is a critical element of assessment and intervention. Couple counseling teaches couples to be more accepting of each other while at the same time working to change some of their assumptions and automatic behaviors. Homework assignments are an essential element of counseling and John Gottman's research is integrated into therapy.

Couples Counselor

Lori Corrigan, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Riverwoods

Relationships are wonderful and they can also be challenging. I help couples work through issues related to connection, communication, trust, boundaries, problem solving, decision making & child rearing. I meet couples where they are at in the relationship both individually & as a couple & I offer a safe & comfortable environment to foster openness and honesty in dialog about the relationship.

Couples Counselor

Matt Frantz, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Riverwoods

Tired of the same fight, issue or concern in your relationship? Struggling to find new ways to communicate that feel fair and healthy? Couples therapy can be useful not only to repair problem patterns, but also to build a healthy foundation for a relationship to grow upon. My style allows for both individuals in a relationship to see what they bring to the table, both their strengths and areas of struggle in order to get the most of out your most intimate relationship. I offer support and new skills to increase communication, intimacy, connection and trust.

Couples Counselor

Samantha Elliott, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Riverwoods

When working with couples, I work with each member to understand the perspective of their partner. I do not see one person as right and another as wrong, but instead understand that both people see the relationship and the world differently. In order for two people to be in complete harmony and intimacy, they need to be able to see and understand inner workings of the other. In couples counseling, I will facilitate conversations to help both partners get to this point of understanding and compassion.

Couples Counselor

Ralph Whetstine, Psy.D., ACHT

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Riverwoods

What are the barriers to your individual and shared experience of life? What are the factors that can best aid you in achieving your desire for a harmonious union in your relationship. Frequently communication is a starting point that reflects individual challenges in effectively addressing emotional needs, forms of co-dependency, and long-standing ineffective habits. Working from treatment methods informed by the treatment theories of John Gottman, I seek to help clients learn to speak and interact in ways that reflect their vision for the relationship and not the unexamined habits of the past.

Couples Counselor

Sharon Depowski, LCSW, CADC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Alcohol/Drug Counselor

Within driving distance of Riverwoods

I recognize that each couple is unique, in their approach to life and to each other. I would focus on their strengths, especially as work on their problematic areas began. I encourage open communication but discourage name calling; I also encourage the use of "I feel" statements. I would be interested in their individual life histories in that the baggage we bring to relationships cannot be removed, but responses to behavior can be altered. And sometimes awareness of why an individual acts and/or feels a certain way can be quite helpful.

Couples Counselor

Allison Schechter, PsyD

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Riverwoods

Couples may seek the help of a therapist for various reasons (such as difficulty in communication or recovery after an infidelity). Exploring and improving issues such as communication, commitment level, and understanding the needs and wants of their partner are common issues that are targeted in couples counseling. Whether it be to better improve your relationship or working to explore whether or not the relationship can be saved, it can be helpful to have an objective therapist present to help a couple better understand each person's perspective, identify and improve communication, and help to foster a better sense of understanding and perspective of each individual.

Couples Counselor

Mary Lynn Meyers, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Riverwoods

I have worked with couples in a variety of stages of stress and conflict in their relationships - from those who have just begun to experience problems to those who are in intense conflict. Research shows that the earlier in a relationship or marriage that a couple engages in trying to explore and examine the trouble causing emotional and behavioral patterns of the relationship , the more successful and effective the therapy can be. And, although it is preferential to work with both members of a couple in therapy, one individual can work on the relationship on their own and still see enormous benefits from the therapy.

Couples Counselor

Stenzel Clinical Services, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Riverwoods

Stenzel Clinical has many marriage counselors on staff. We believe in dealing with communication, conflict resolution and immediate issues to help facilitate a safe environment to deal with the underlying difficult issues creating stress and discord. We believe your marriage can enjoy greater love and peace with work from both partners. Marriage is hard, let us help to make it easier.

Couples Counselor

Gary Phillips, S.T.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologist; Pastoral Counselor

Within driving distance of Riverwoods

If you having problems in your relationship with your partner you will be to (1) be clear about the particular problems you are having, that is, name the specific problems you have (2) understand 3-5 new things to do to reduce, manage and eliminate these problems (3) discover 3-5 new behaviors to deepen and strengthen your relationship (4) identify 3-5 new things to do to make your relationship more meaningful



You Have Found The Best Couples Counselors in Riverwoods, IL. Restore Your Relationship.

Thank you for visiting our Illinois search of licensed therapists for couples in Riverwoods who specialize in helping relationships and marriages heal and overcome division and hurt. Relationships are hard. Unless you are actively working towards coming together, by default you are drifting apart. It takes work. A licensed therapist is an expert at helping to untangle the mess that can develop when things go wrong. Find honest and effective couples Counseling in Riverwoods and renew your relationship.

Riverwoods is located in Lake County, Illinois. It has a land area of 3.96 square miles and a water area of 0.04 square miles.  The population of Riverwoods is 3,643 people with 1,227 households and a median annual income of $174,145. .


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No Financial Burden

Professional, private counseling in Riverwoods is extremely affordable for nearly everyone. This area ranks among the top of income earners for the entire nation and therfore hiring a therapist is not a financial issue for most people living here