Family Counseling Services in Chicago Ridge, IL.

Find a family therapist in Chicago Ridge, Illinois. Effective help for relationships, blended families, family of origin and other issues.


Family Therapist

Christensen and Sons, LLC, One Family Serving Others

Erik Christensen, LCSW***Lloyd Christensen, MSW, LSW

Within driving distance of Chicago Ridge

Our family is here to help your family. Effective family therapy techniques involve the entire family in the diagnosis of problems as well as the short-term and long-term treatment options. Our goal is to help return the family to a healthy unit. Each individual family member is an extension of the family unit and cannot be treated for family issues with the exclusion of other members.

Family Therapist

Charles Hughes, MA, LCPC, DCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Tele-Counselor

Within driving distance of Chicago Ridge

I grew up in a family too. What is it with this most necessary unit of human existence that makes it so problematic? Why can't we speak our truth to the people we ought to be closest to? I call it the Law of Inverse Emotional Risk (LIER). We are most likely to hide the truth from people whose love we most fear losing. In working with families, I have found that, at the root of most of their problems are secrets, unexpressed feelings, resentments, and blame. How do you talk about such things? There is a way. It has four steps: Take responsibility - Admit the past - Live together - Keep it going; TALK for short. If you want to learn it, call me, email me, come see me. You get a free first session and I will tell you all about it.

Family Therapist

James McClymonds, Psy.D., HSPP

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Chicago Ridge

Is your family dealing with a major life transition, such as divorce or death of a loved one? Or is one family member dealing with something that is impacting the whole family? Family therapy is a very effective way of helping with either of these situations. When you see me for family therapy, we will create a plan together to help your unique situation through improving communication, problem-solving, and coping skills. Give me a call today for a free consultation and we can put together a preliminary plan over the telephone.

Family Therapist

Alicia Stalker-Gallichio, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Chicago Ridge

You might seek family therapy in response to a stressful event or situation such as death of a loved one, divorce, a change in family structure, problems with one of the children, or perhaps you are having problems communicating. Collaboration among family members is an important goal of family therapy, as is improvement in connection, improved communication, and a mindset of problem solving rather than blaming one individual in the family.

Family Therapist

Sharyn Ingrum, Psy.D.

LCPC

Within driving distance of Chicago Ridge

Families bring a special challenge to therapy. Both individuals have their own ideas of what is the correct way to do things as well as their own issues. Add children and there are several more layers with which to work. Open communication is the key to trying to help families and couples deal with all the complications of relationships. Teens, addictions, blended families all complicate the very complex relationships in families.

Family Therapist

Daniel Kill, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Chicago Ridge

Our understanding of families and desire for how families should function stem from our earliest expereinces within our own families. Sometimes these expereinces don't fit the new relationships we enter into and new rules and roles need to be developed. These evolving understandings of family will explore areas of communication, conflict managment, emotional support, resolving differences, and strengthening internal intimacy maps.

Family Therapist

Midwest Center for Hope and Healing, LTD.

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors

Within driving distance of Chicago Ridge

Family counseling is a type of therapy that seeks to improve communication and connectedness in a family system. This system can include multiple generations, or it can focus on your nuclear family. Family therapy looks at the family as an emotional unit, where each individual plays a unique role in the functioning of the family. Counselors often help families to identify what behaviors have proven ineffective in resolving conflict and to explore what alternative strategies build resilience in the family. Midwest Center for Hope and Healing has specialized counselors to help your families specific needs.

Family Therapist

Roberta Vondrak, MA, LCPC, CADC

LCPC, CADC

Within driving distance of Chicago Ridge

While not primarily a family therapist, I will assist families seeking counsel for parenting, blended family and substance abuse issues. In addition, I will work with families seeking therapeutic support dealing with grief and loss, or those seeking healing from extended family or family of origin issues. I've also assisted families seeking to resolve issues between generations.

Family Therapist

Kristen Jacobsen, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor / Therapist

Within driving distance of Chicago Ridge

I work with a lot of adolescents struggling with anxiety and/or depression. Family involvement is an important component of their treatment, as adolescence is a challenging developmental period to navigate. Adolescent clients often feel misunderstood and isolated in their experiences, so communication is an important factor in alleviating these feelings.

Family Therapist

Mid America Psychological and Counseling Service, P.C.

Mid-America Psychological and Counseling Services,

Within driving distance of Chicago Ridge

Our approach to family therapy includes examination of individual members of the family. It is frequently observed that a family member who may have a psychiatric disorder is a source of conflict in the family. If that individual or individuals are not identified, it is unlikely that family therapy will work. So the first step is to rule out serious psychiatric disorders in the family. Our approach is to make an effective change in individuals and then work with the group because we believe that a machine can not work efficiently if all parts don't work equally well.

Family Therapist

Susan Steffey, Ms.ed, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Chicago Ridge

The family is the most important institution in society and I take great pleasure in helping a family to resolve their issues and move towards health and happiness. I understand as the mother of 4 children myself what the pressures there are for families. We are in a bad ecoonomy now and many families face economic uncertainty and stress. My focus in family therapy is to build cohesiveness and resiliance.

Family Therapist

Donald Olund, MA, LCPC, NCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Chicago Ridge

Have you ever noticed how one person's problem in the family affects everyone? This is true in all families, even the Brady Bunch! One of the reasons this occurs is because our reactions to each other often serve to "keep the problem, the problem". Working together as a family in counseling gets people off the blame-game and on to ways of relating that bring the respect back. As a specialist in family systems counseling and clinical author in professional literature I enjoy working with families of all ages in a variety of interactive/experiential methods to help family members learn how to communicate and connect. The end result is increased harmony and productivity.

Family Therapist

Stenzel Clinical Services, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Chicago Ridge

The family is the building block of society. We all want good families but life is harder than it appears on TV, and there isn't always 30 minute solutions. Our trained therapists would like to work with you and your family to improve communication, learn better conflict resolution skills and become better at caring for each other. Each family member has their unique issue and role in the family. We want to help each individual contribute to the health of the family.



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Thank you for visiting our Illinois search of licensed family therapists in Chicago Ridge.  Discord due from strife, marital problems, sibling rivalry, family of origin issues and blended families (just to name a few) can strain and hurt loving relationships. Counseling with honesty and depth will get to the heart of the issues and work towards healing. Find resolution for your family in Chicago Ridge right now, please contact a specialist above, you can email 24/7.

Chicago Ridge is located in Cook County, Illinois. It has a land area of 2.26 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Chicago Ridge is 14,373 people with 5,303 households and a median annual income of $45,458. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Chicago Ridge, IL

Some budgeting needed

While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in Chicago Ridge, with proper budgeting, it is entirely do-able and the risk/reward is worth it. For some families, it may be difficult to sustain a commitment to therapy without proper insurance coverage. If this is you, ask your therapist about low cost options as practitoners in and around Chicago Ridge may have flexibility or sliding scales