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

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

Ben Rasche, MA, LCPC, NCC, LSOTP
Marriage Counselor

Ben Rasche, MA, LCPC, NCC, LSOTP

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

1999 Wabash Ave, Suite 209, Springfield, Illinois 62704 | 217-891-6063

A healthy marriage takes work. Therapy will reach the heart of the issues and begin the process of restoration. Let's get started.

Stephani Cave, MA, LCPC
Marriage Counselor

Stephani Cave, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

501 S. 4th Street, Springfield, Illinois 62701 | 217-972-4851

I am in private practice doing business as ConnectEdPAIRS for couples, marital, and premarital counseling. I employ a non-blaming approach to help couples resolve issues and strengthen their relationships. I am a certified PREPARE-ENRICH facilitator.

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Springfield Illinois serves as the capital of its state. Most known for being the home of former president Abraham Lincoln, Springfield offers a catalog of experiences dedicated to one of America's most beloved presidents. Such sites include the Lincoln Home National Historic Site, which is Lincoln's actual residence and has been masterfully restored to its original 1860 state.1 The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum boasts a unique Lincoln experience using the latest interactive technology and film drama. In addition to commemorating its heritage, Springfield has a multitude of other attractions. Something fun for the family would be Adventure Village, which includes Ferris wheels, thrill rides, and many other activities for children and adults alike.

Marriage and Family Mental Health in Springfield

The Parent Place is a great resource for families to find information that helps enhance their bonds with one another and reduce negative behaviors displayed by children. Their 1-2-3 Magic class teaches caregivers how to stop whining, tantrums, and fighting by using positive interventions. Grandparents and other relatives who have taken on parenting tasks can participate in the Relatives as Parents Course to learn valuable tips about child-rearing. Access to financial programs, legal advice, and emotional support is offered as well. Call 217-753-8730 to find out more detailed information about these programs.2

All youth need guidance from time-to-time in order to develop into self-sufficient adults that contribute positively to their community. Those who are homeless require additional support services because of the impact that poverty has on their ability to acquire an education and take part in social service programs. The Youth Service Bureau offers programs that teach homeless youth basic life skills and job skills so they can improve their life situation. Residents also learn how to resolve conflicts, overcome isolation, and appropriately handle other mental health-related issues. Contact the Youth Service Bureau at 217-529-8300 for additional information.3

Family Services and Assistance Programs

Numerous local agencies provide support services for families in the Springfield area. The Illinois Department of Human Services is dedicated to assisting individuals and families meet their mental and physical needs. The department offers many recovery programs for those who have been touched by addiction or mental illness. Crisis intervention services are also provided. Families that need assistance paying for food, clothing, shelter, or other necessities can apply for funding at the Sangamon County Family Resource Center. Call 217-782-0400 to inquire about these services.4 Another local agency that helps families in need is the Springfield Community Federation. Their focus is on providing information and access to resources on many common problems that families face, including physical and mental illnesses, lack of education, and financial difficulties. Medical testing is offered so families can get the appropriate care required to return to healthy living. An educational area, complete with a computer lab and library, is also available for those seeking to improve their job skills or search for employment. Financial assistance is also provided so families can pay for transportation, uniforms, and other necessities in order to remain employed. For further details, call 217-670-2259.5


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2. The Parent Place. (2016). Services. Retrieved from
3. Youth Service Bureau. (2017). Homeless Youth Program. Retrieved from
4. Sacred Heart Parish. (2017). Sacred Heart Youth Ministry: What We Do. Retrieved from
5. Springfield Community Federation. (2017). Programs and Services. Retrieved from

Springfield is located in Sangamon County, Illinois. It has a land area of 60.09 square miles and a water area of 6.28 square miles.  The population of Springfield is 116,565 people with 50,575 households and a median annual income of $49,868. .

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Some budgeting needed

While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in Springfield, 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 Springfield may have flexibility or sliding scales. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Springfield public health department.