Great Couples Counseling in Villa Park, IL. Therapy to heal relationships.

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


Couples Counselor

Althea Olson, LCSW

Psychotherapist, Author, Keynote Speaker

Within driving distance of Villa Park

Most therapists are scared of providing couples counseling because it is difficult remaining unbiased towards two people who are in the throes of high conflict. However, I love it and it is my favorite type of counseling to provide. In my experience I have found most couples get caught up in the details of life and begin fighting to be right instead of fighting for each other. Instead of focusing on what they need to hear they become consumed over how their partner has wronged them. I focus on restoring reconciling the relationship to a place that is mutually beneficial for each partner using evidence based interventions from CBT, The Gottman Method, Bowen Family Systems, and ACT.

Couples Counselor

Payal Sud, LCSW, ICDVP, LCSW,ICDVP

Licensed clinical social worker

Within driving distance of Villa Park

Entering into a new relationship can be hard. It requires work. The work may cause challenges that are small and big. In couples therapy, couples learn how to work together on their challenges. Through coaching, they learn techniques that work for them to help them to better communicate. . They will learn what their strengths are and their weaknesses as a couple.

Couples Counselor

Katie Bogacki, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Villa Park

Communication is the key to any strong relationship. Unfortunately, our way of communicating to our partners is not always in the same language that the partner understands. When this happens, there is a tendency to withdraw and harbor resentment rather than bring the issues to light in confrontation. I assist couples in bringing to the forefront those miscommunications in a safe space to reduce the level of anxiety over a confrontation and rather have a conversation where each partner feels heard, validated, and valued.

Couples Counselor

Janet Wichmann, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Villa Park

I approach couples counseling primarily as a facilitator of healthy and mutually respectful communication. This has often broken down at home so creating a safe place for both people to speak and listen to each other is a lost experience I work on recovering. In turn, there may then be a sense of relief and hope that both people are able to calm down and problem solve their situation.

Couples Counselor

Daniel Kill, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Villa Park

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

Kristen Jacobsen, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor / Therapist

Within driving distance of Villa Park

Relationships are built on pillars of trust and aligning values. I utilize John Gottman's research on marital stability in my practice. I also focus on the use of Gary Chapman's five love languages as a way to explore whether each person is getting his/her needs met most effectively in the relationship. I typically work with younger couples who have not yet entered into the sacrament of marriage or are recently married.

Couples Counselor

Charles Hughes, MA, LCPC, DCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Tele-Counselor

Within driving distance of Villa Park

Contrary to popular belief, we are not born knowing how to create a good relationship. Unfortunately, we often don’t learn it in our families either. The good news is that there is plenty of research on what makes relationships work. You can learn the secrets of successful couples; what they do; what they don’t do. Being a happy couple is not about being a saint. It’s about reacting more effectively when your partner is being, let’s be honest, a jerk (male or female variety). Equipped with new knowledge and skills, you might be surprised how easy it is to create the kind of love and respect in your relationship that you thought was reserved for the lucky few.

Couples Counselor

Tracey Clifford, EdD, LCSW, CADC

Dr. Tracey Clifford Licensed Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Villa Park

Couples often find themselves in the abyss of defense mechanisms they use with each other to punish one another when they’re angry and upset. These defense mechanisms don’t work in fact the more they reactive they are the more the connection deteriorates in the relationship. I Help people discover what their defense mechanism sorrow and create new, healthy, loving and nurturing habits to reconnect. I am an eclectic therapist who uses multiple modes/ models or approaches of therapy to help people achieve the desired goals-depending on who they are and what they respond to Best.

Couples Counselor

Rae Mazzei, Psy.D., CADC, BCB

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Villa Park

Do you feel disconnected from your partner? Are you tired of all the arguing? Couples seek therapy for many reasons, including poor communication, lack of connection, disagreements, parenting differences or even infidelity. Whatever your concerns are, I have experience working with couples to improve relationship dynamics in a nonjudgmental and encouraging therapeutic environment. My goal is to help couples manage through trying periods and to develop effective ways to improve communication and interactions. I will work closely with your partner and you to help reonnect you to the relationship that you were always wishing for.

Couples Counselor

Alicia Stalker-Gallichio, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Villa Park

When discontentment in your relationship arises, problems are easier to repair if you seek counseling sooner rather than later. Many people wait until the "last straw" before seeking counseling as a solution. In my many years of experience, I often find that one member of the couple has already "checked out" emotionally because there have been so many years of discontentment. Please don't allow your relationship to get to that point! A happy couples relationship can add so much to your life and you deserve this! I am of the belief that it takes two in a relationship and usually there is not just one person at fault. I help you take responsibility with both the causes and the solutions

Couples Counselor

Camille Williams, MA, NCC, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Villa Park

Communication barriers and conflict are present in all relationships and it is most important to work through these issues together and in a way that supports growth and fosters love in relationships. In therapy I can provide techniques and a space for you to practice utilizing more effective ways to communicate that allows both people to feel heard and understood. I am available to help you work through conflicts and relationships goals in a safe space together.

Couples Counselor

Allison Schechter, PsyD

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Villa Park

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

Polaris Counseling

Professional Counseling Practice

Within driving distance of Villa Park

At Polaris, we understand the stresses that marriages and relationships face.  Whether it is a lack of trust, poor communication, loss of respect, infidelity, abuse (verbal or physical), constant arguing, issues with children, addictions, or other problems, we are here to help. As we work with you, we strive to create a neutral, impartial and bias free environment in which both parties can feel comfortable. Our goal is to help you find the emotional connection, love and respect for one another that you both need and deserve.



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

Thank you for visiting our Illinois search of licensed therapists for couples in Villa Park 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 Villa Park and renew your relationship.

Villa Park is located in DuPage County, Illinois. It has a land area of 4.71 square miles and a water area of 0.04 square miles.  The population of Villa Park is 21,969 people with 7,737 households and a median annual income of $70,176. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Villa Park, IL

Mostly Affordable

Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Villa Park for the average family. While sustaining a commitment to therapy is usually not an issue, if mental health treatment feels like a burden please ask your counselor about accepted insurance plans or sliding scale fees