Family Counseling Services in Deer Park, IL.

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


Family Therapist

Deb Norton, MS LCPC NCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Deer Park

Family therapy is complex nowadays exacerbated by high divorce rates and blended families. There's an necessary built-in awareness and empathy that has to exist in order to help these families. It requires more than knowledge and understanding, but rather an ability to read, interpret and redirect not one individual but an entire group of individuals who are invested in each other and needing insight, guidance and intervention. Not easy. Family Systems theory drives my work in this realm. It's all about the relationship and the impact each person has on the other. I've been trained in Gottman Couples Therapy - a leading expert in this area.

Family Therapist

Dan Blair, LMFT, LCPC, NCPC

Marriage Counselor

Within driving distance of Deer Park

Family therapy needs to be engaging for it to be helpful. It can be daunting, with some family members not feeling safe enough to say what they truly feel. Each family member deserves to be understood, and to be a part of something special. The family therapist needs to connect with each member of the family. Encouraging humor, creativity, and stretching comfort levels are all part of the process.

Family Therapist

Jennifer Froemel, MA, LCPC

Counselor, MA, LCPC

Within driving distance of Deer Park

Life is complicated. It is hard to create and maintain healthy relationships with those we love the most. There are many different thoughts and feelings, from the past and present, that exist in all of our interactions with one another. It isn’t always simple, whether we are trying to effectively communicate feelings, establish rules for the household, navigate the waters of intimacy, guide our children toward a successful future or simply attempting to provide a healthy meal while working, studying, and cleaning. The world and our family lives are increasingly more complex. Though we all have the tools within ourselves and within our relationships to create thelives we want. Through our psychotherapy approaches whether parenting coaching, couples or...(view profile to read more)

Family Therapist

Pete Marcelo, LCSW, PhD

Clinical & School Psychologist / Clinical & School Social Worker

Within driving distance of Deer Park

When working with children and adolescents, family therapy is often a part of the treatment plan since a child's or adolescent's behavior impacts a family and vice versa. I use a systems approach to family therapy and often explore the communication patterns, roles, and rules of the family. I help families examine the interactions and/or dynamics of the family that are working and the patterns and/or interactions that are not.

Family Therapist

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

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Deer Park

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

Stenzel Clinical Services, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Deer Park

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.

Family Therapist

Mary Lynn Meyers, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Deer Park

If you are struggling in a close relationship with conflict, distance and/or withdrawal, or feel that there is no longer an emotional connection with your partner or other family members, it can be helpful to work with a therapist. It is not just as easy as “how you communicate.” Therapy can help you take an objective look at emotional, thinking and behavioral patterns that perhaps no longer are effective and test new methods of interaction to improve your relationships. This can be applied in your relationships with your spouse, your children, parents and friends, neighbors and work colleagues.

Family Therapist

Allison Schechter, PsyD

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Deer Park

All families are different and unique and all families experience periods of difficulty and disconnectedness. It can sometimes take the help of an outside perspective to assist families with identifying dysfunctional patterns and dynamics that exist within a family to try to bring better cohesion, communication, and unity to the family unit. I can help with exploring underlying difficulties that exist within family units, help families talk to and listen to each other more effectively, and work with you to create a more peaceful and overall happier family unit.

Family Therapist

Susan Steffey, Ms.ed, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Deer Park

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

Maria E.J. Kuhn, MS, LPC, CHC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Deer Park

Often times families have conflicts that repeat over and over and parents try the same strategies but don't seem to see any improvement in their lives. Through counseling we can identify negative or disruptive patterns that exist in those familial relationships and work on making changes to stop those patterns from repeating. My goal is to build positive relationships up again to where they were and focus on positive changes that will stick and become permanent.

Family Therapist

Jennifer Watgen, M.A., NCC, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Deer Park

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

Gary Phillips, S.T.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologist; Pastoral Counselor

Within driving distance of Deer Park

Families with problems will (1) learn three different/new ways to talk and listen to help each other live better (2) within a short time (3-6 sessions) know 2-3 ways to solve conflicts in the family (3) be taught how to best reduce, manage, eliminate hurtful, destructive feelings of family members (4) be able to show increased empathy toward other family members and know how to effectively ask for empathy

Family Therapist

Tarah Galloway, LCPC, ATR

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Registered Art Therapist

Within driving distance of Deer Park

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.



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Thank you for visiting our Illinois search of licensed family therapists in Deer Park.  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 Deer Park right now, please contact a specialist above, you can email 24/7.

Deer Park is a city that is located in multiple counties- Cook County and Lake County in Illinois. It has a land area of 3.69 square miles and a water area of 0.11 square miles.  The population of Deer Park is 3,759 people with 1,092 households and a median annual income of $155,952. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Deer Park, IL

Extremely Affordable

Therapy in Deer Park is easily accessible for the vast majority of families. This area ranks high nationally among the top of all income earners, making mental health treatment and counseling in Deer Park an affordable option for individuals and families here with or without insurance coverage