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

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

Bruce Christensen, Ph. D.
Marriage Counselor

Bruce Christensen, Ph. D.

Licensed Psychologist

1602 Colonial Parkway - 2nd Floor, Inverness, Illinois 60067 | 847-706-1866

In working with couples and families, I strive to uncover and work through the underlying issues that lie behind the negative patterns that have created the unhappiness that prompted seeking of help through counseling.

Merrisa Dawn Santos, MA, LPC, NCC, CTMHP, CCTP
Marriage Counselor

Merrisa Dawn Santos, MA, LPC, NCC, CTMHP, CCTP

Licensed Professional Counselor

Available for Online Therapy

A healthy marriage indeed requires effort from both partners. Therapy can be a valuable tool in addressing underlying issues fostering a deeper understanding and helping with reconnection for each partner.

Of Vineyards and Canopies Therapy Services, PLLC
Marriage Counselor

Of Vineyards and Canopies Therapy Services, PLLC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Available for Online Therapy

The idea that marriage takes a lot of work can be an understatement. Two individual people learn to grow together, adapt, and adjust to life's obstacles. In marriage and family counseling, we sit as an objective facilitator and challenger in strengthening your marriage.

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Shaumburg, Illinois is a suburb of Chicago, located on the city's northwest side. It's proximity to the Windy City means that its residents have quick access to all the amenities found in the area. For shoppers in the family, head over to Woodfield Mall for a fun afternoon. For an exciting dinner theater adventure, take the family to Medieval Times, where your children are sure to enjoy the jousting and other period entertainments.1 If you're looking for a laugh, check out the Chicago Improv, where local stand up comics will have you rolling on the floor in laughter. The many restaurants in the city make it easy to find a family-friendly place to have dinner, or for parents to have a night all to themselves. Whatever you enjoy doing, you're sure to find it in Schaumburg.

Marriage and Family Mental Health in Schaumburg

Parental involvement in a child's education is paramount if children are to reach their fullest intellectual potential. The Raising a Reader program offered by Children's Home and Aid develops supportive skills and education-friendly attitudes that enhance parents' ability to encourage reading and other academic pursuits. Additionally, parents themselves can engage in learning by enrolling in a parenting education course. These courses cover a variety of topics including child development, positive discipline strategies, and crisis management, which aid parents reducing risk factors that contribute to poor mental health functioning and improve relationships between family members. Call Children's Home and Aid at 630-671-2400 to find out more.2

The primary function of the Senior Services Program at the Kenneth Young Center is to help older adults remain independent and live in their own homes for as long as possible. To facilitate that goal, in-home safety assessments are offered, as are care coordination services. Seniors can also get assistance applying for public care benefits such as Medicare. The agency additionally oversees a volunteer visitation program, so the elderly have friendly visits to look forward to. Support groups are available to lend support and answer questions for families whose loved one is ill, transitioning into assisted living, or is having other age-related problems. Specific groups for caregivers are available as well, so individuals can help others work through the stressors of caring for an elderly loved one. For further details about these programs, call 847-524-8800.3

Family Services and Assistance Programs

Finding culturally-competent social services is an important component of seeking care for many families. Arab American Family Services provides such programs for families in the Schaumburg area. Their safety net program offers nutrition assistance, financial aid for housing and utilities, and support for immigrant and refugee families. Crisis management programs help families navigate emergency mental health situations. The agency also advocates on behalf of Arab Americans to ensure public programs meet their unique needs. For additional information, call 708-599-2237.4

Metropolitan Asian Family Services is another local agency dedicated to providing assistance programs to minority populations. In addition to programs that help families acquire basic necessities needed for daily living, the organization also educates families about good health practices and disease prevention. For those who have a language barrier, translation services are available so families can get the social services and mental health care they need in order to function at an optimal level. Staff members are fluent in over 15 Asian languages, so all families in need can access services. Contact Metropolitan Asian Family Services at 773-465-3105 for more details.5


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Schaumburg is a city that is located in multiple counties- Cook County and DuPage County in Illinois. It has a land area of 19.28 square miles and a water area of 0.11 square miles.  The population of Schaumburg is 74,693 people with 30,011 households and a median annual income of $74,086. .

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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Schaumburg 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 Schaumburg public health department.