Family Counseling Services in Darien, IL.

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


Family Therapist

Donald Olund, MA, LCPC, NCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Darien

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

Tarah Galloway, LCPC, ATR

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Registered Art Therapist

Within driving distance of Darien

I primarily work with children and teens on an individual basis, but sometimes find that family work is necessary. I find it most helpful when the relationship between child and caregiver is strained and needs to be repaired and strengthened. Family therapy can also be helpful when the family has difficulty communicating at home and attempts to do so result in intense fighting. Family therapy compliments individual therapy very well and allows the parent to have an active role in their child's healing journey.

Family Therapist

Kari Hunter, LMFT, LCPC

Psychotherapist, Relationship Specialist, Discernment Counselor

Within driving distance of Darien

Kari Hunter is a licensed family therapist with over 25 years of experience. Whether your family has young children, teens, or adult children, Kari has worked with all types of problems. Families can benefit from family therapy when there is school performance problems, sibling rivalry, divorce or re-marriage transitions, or parenting differences. In many cases, insurance covers family therapy.

Family Therapist

Jennifer Watgen, M.A., NCC, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Darien

Are you struggling with troublesome behaviors that continue to come up with no relief in sight? Regardless of the origin of the problem and if it's considered to be a specific person's issue of family problems, the solution often involves the family together to address it. As a therapist, I will help you to identify those disruptive patterns that seem to repeat and assist with finding the inherent strengths that exist within the family system.

Family Therapist

Tompkins and Associates, Psy.D. and Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologists

Within driving distance of Darien

Our belief is that families are the soil from which people grow. Families are the place where so much of who we are is formed. We work closely with families to help them understand their patterns and how they came to be the way they are. We provide a safe place for families to come and look at how they can be better and most effectively deal with the unique challenges they face. Family therapy requires very specific and detailed skill set that can only be acquired through specific training. All of us are trained in family therapy and how to best nurture change, taking into account each family's unique needs and challenges.

Family Therapist

Mid America Psychological and Counseling Service, P.C.

Mid-America Psychological and Counseling Services,

Within driving distance of Darien

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

Alicia Stalker-Gallichio, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Darien

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

Amanda Atkins, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Darien

Amanda has a masters degree in marriage and family therapy. Family therapy requires a specific level of training that includes managing dynamics to create emotional safety within the family. Family therapy is appropriate for parents and children, transgenerational family (grandparents, parents, etc), and can apply to many different issues. Divorce, illness, abuse - family therapy is an excellent tool for facilitating healing and change.

Family Therapist

Marianne Tomlinson, M.S. Ed., L.C.P.C.

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Darien

All families face serious challenges over a life time. Are you facing stressors that are affecting the entire family? Are you having trouble coming together to resolve issues that you and your family are facing? Your family can begin to learn how to mediate stress and begin to understand how a stressful situation can affect each family member. Together, we can learn ways that your family can use to get through a crisis. How a family manages a difficult experience, handles stress, reorganizes, and moves forward with life can influence current and long-term adjustment for family members and is important for the survival and well-being of the family unit.

Family Therapist

Roberta Vondrak, MA, LCPC, CADC

LCPC, CADC

Within driving distance of Darien

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

Denise Ambre, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Psychoanalyst

Within driving distance of Darien

Given the importance of the understanding and addressing the larger social environment, I also offer family counseling. Although some clients choose to enter family therapy as the first choice of treatment, other times family work is incorporated after a period of individual, child, or couples therapy. I can assist families, large or small, in addressing issues that have previously caused conflict between family members. Common issues addressed for family therapies include: • Parent-Child Conflict • Parenting Adopted or Step-Children • Family Communication Problems • Defiant, Angry, or Isolated Children • Mourning and Issues of Loss • Caring for Aging Family Members

Family Therapist

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Within driving distance of Darien

Most family therapists inadvertently create more chaos through their well-intentioned efforts to assist a family move through a change process. Why? Brains are inherently deregulated (all of us, may I add) and most talking and dialoguing misses brain-centric problems that need more intensive help. Many times the emotional trauma created by years of solving problems ineffectively can wreak havoc on the brain's parasympathetic nervous system, not ever giving the family a break from flight or fight thinking. Contact us for an innovative neuroscience solution to family dysfunction. Kevin@kevinflemingphd.com or 877-606-6161.

Family Therapist

Stenzel Clinical Services, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Darien

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 Darien.  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 Darien right now, please contact a specialist above, you can email 24/7.

Darien is located in DuPage County, Illinois. It has a land area of 6.19 square miles and a water area of 0.12 square miles.  The population of Darien is 22,256 people with 9,121 households and a median annual income of $80,048. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Darien, IL

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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Darien 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