Marriage counseling that Heals in Evanston, IL. Restore Your Relationship.

Speak with the right marriage therapist in Evanston. Real help for issues like separation, communication, infidelity, and finances.


Bradley Sears, M.A., LCPC
Marriage Counselor

Bradley Sears, M.A., LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

1200 W. Sherwin Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60626 | 773-495-1426

Good marriage require time and effort. Therapy will reach the heart of the issues and begin the process of restoration. Let's get started.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Marriage Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Evanston, Illinois 60201 | 1-877-606-6161

Though we are not licensed marriage counselors, Grey Matters International, Inc. provides cutting edge brain optimization and rebalancing technology to better align the minds of partners to reduce conflict, increase hope---for the brain has the final word on change.

Mary Lynn Meyers, LCSW
Marriage Counselor

Mary Lynn Meyers, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

1167 Wilmette Avenue Suite 207, Wilmette, Illinois 60091 | 847-828-6066

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 it can be helpful to work with a therapist. It is not just as easy as how the two of you communicate.

David Johnson, LCSW
Marriage Counselor

David Johnson, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

1818 Dempster St., Evanston, Illinois 60202 | 847-475-3017

Ones of my joys and specialties is working with Couples. Whether you have some very entrenched and complicated issues with your partner or you are looking to improve your communication and empathy skills, I am here to help. Go to: www.marriagefriendlytherapists.com.

Richard Cohen, Ph.D
Marriage Counselor

Richard Cohen, Ph.D

Clinical Psychologist

806 Ridge Terrace, Evanston, Illinois 60201 | 847-328-5022

Marriage counseling is a joint effort at resolving seemingly unbridgeable differences and issues. I will help each of you clearly articulate your differences and similarities. We will then find ways for compromise through the give and take of conversation.

Malinda Steele, MA, LCSW, ACSW, BCD
Marriage Counselor

Malinda Steele, MA, LCSW, ACSW, BCD

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

5100 N. Ravenswood Avenue, Suite 240, Chicago, Illinois 60640 | 708-229-2976

Healthy communication and respect for each other is at the core of a healthy marriage. Therapy will help develop the skills needed achieve the potential in your partnership.


Related Sites:
City of Evanston
Illinois Mental Health Counselors Association

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There is a park in Evanston, IL which literally stands tall whenever parks are talked about. That is the Lighthouse Park in Evanston, IL, where families can go look at lighthouses next to Lake Michigan. For a historical perspective, you can pay a visit to the Mitchell Museum, which houses an American Indian exhibit called A Mother's Touch. All different types of cradleboards---wooden boards that are either solid wood or woven, suspended from the mother's shoulders by straps or hung on a saddle to carry a baby---are on display. There is also an exhibit that explores the issues that Native Americans face today.1 There are many fascinating museums in this beautiful town. Most of them offer tours to schools, so children can be sure and get in to see the exhibits.

Marriage and Family Mental Health in Evanston

The Lilac Tree is a local non-profit organization that seeks to provide support for women who are contemplating divorce or who have already undergone the process. Individual assistance to discuss what to expect, how to hire attorneys, and how to handle custody issues is available. Support groups are also offered for women who need guidance as they work through grief, anger, anxiety, and sadness. Workshops on successful co-parenting are also available. Call the Lilac Tree at 847-328-0313 for further details.2

The essential goal of You Evanston is to provide positive adult role models who meet the social, emotional and mental health needs of the city's youth. Staff members serve as mentors, academic tutors, life skills coaches, and listeners in times of need. They also work with the child's teachers, parents and other stakeholders to solve problems and act as intermediaries to ensure the best interests of the child are being met. Contact You Evanston at 847-866-1200 to find out more.3

Family Services and Assistance Programs

Various agencies in Evanston offer support and assistance programs to strengthen family bonds. Metropolitan Family Services offers prevention programs that educate parents and children about making positive choices to improve mental health. School-based services teach children and teachers about conflict resolution and violence intervention. Prevention programs help reduce alcohol use among teens as well.4 Families that need help promoting nurturing and caring relationships with one another can take part in services provided by Infant Welfare Society of Evanston. Parenting classes facilitate the development of positive parenting techniques. Educational programs discuss developmental milestones and offer insight into guiding children through their teenage years and into adulthood with a good sense of self. Services are provided in English as well as Spanish. For more detailed information, call Metropolitan Family Services at 312-986-4000 or Infant Welfare Society of Evanston at 847-563-8344.5


References

1. Mitchell Museum of the American Indian. (2010). Exhibits. Retrieved from http://www.mitchellmuseum.org/exhibits/index.html
2. The Lilac Tree. (2017). How We Can Help. Retrieved from http://www.thelilactree.org/how_we_can_help.htm
3. You Evanston. (2016). About Us. Retrieved from http://www.youevanston.org/index.php/staff.html
4. Metropolitan Family Services. (2017). Programs and Services. Retrieved from http://www.metrofamily.org/community-centers/evanston-skokie/programs-and-services.aspx
5. Infant Welfare Society of Evanston. (2017). Family Support Program. Retrieved from http://www.iwse.org/programs/family-support-program/

Evanston is located in Cook County, Illinois. It has a land area of 7.77 square miles and a water area of 0.02 square miles.  The population of Evanston is 64,821 people with 29,263 households and a median annual income of $70,041. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Evanston, IL

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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Evanston 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. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Evanston public health department.