Family therapy services in 60013: Cary, IL. Relationship and couples counseling.

Family counseling in 60013: Cary, IL. Honest and effective help for couples, relationships and blended families in and around Cary, Illinois.


Michael Sherry, EdD, IABMCP
Family Therapist

Michael Sherry, EdD, IABMCP

Clinical Psychologist

2615 Three Oaks Rd, #2A, Cary, Illinois 60013 | 847 275 8236

SIGNS of needed family therapy: Continuous arguing, adolescent and child misbehavior or substance abuse, spouse and sibling anger and agitation, marital separation, domestic emotional abuse, domestic violence, infidelity, blended family conflict. TREATMENT: Systems therapy, gestalt therapy, communication training, assertiveness training, anger-reduction therapy, conflict resolution therapy and state-of-the-art role-playing techniques. BENEFITS of treatment: Enhanced spousal intimacy, reduced agitation, skyrocketing problem-solving skills, much improved parent-child communication, reduced childhood misbehavior, improved child school performance and elimination of marital and child abuse.

Dan Blair, LMFT, LCPC, NCPC
Family Therapist

Dan Blair, LMFT, LCPC, NCPC

Marriage Counselor

600 Dakota St., Crystal Lake, Illinois 60012 | 815-276-3947

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.

Mark D. Parisi, Psy.D. and Associates, P.C.
Family Therapist

Mark D. Parisi, Psy.D. and Associates, P.C.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist / Company President

Barrington, IL 60010 | (847) 909-9858

Mark D. Parisi, Psy.D. & Associates, P.C. has been serving the behavioral healthcare needs of Metro Chicago area families since 2000. Our counseling staff are expert in treating family problems. We Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists on staff and use a solution-oriented approach to try to help families resolve the problems that divide them. Allow us to help you resolve your family problems today.

Pete Marcelo, LCSW, PhD
Family Therapist

Pete Marcelo, LCSW, PhD

Clinical & School Psychologist / Clinical & School Social Worker

41W 444 Powers Road, Huntley, Illinois 60142 | (847)456-6498

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.

Bruce Christensen, Ph. D.
Family Therapist

Bruce Christensen, Ph. D.

Licensed Psychologist

1901 N. Roselle Road - Suite 800, Schaumburg, Illinois 60195 | 847-706-1866

In dealing with families, I strive to help to improve communication and conflict resolution techniques. Often, members of familiies mean well, but express their needs and dis-satisfactions in a way that increases conflict and turmoil. In home conflicts often escalate and lead to withdrawal or explosive incidents. A calmer, problem resolution is possible in and office setting with a neutral party. In such a setting, we are usually able to effect better listening to one another and achieve the kind of understanding and acceptance that leads to greater family harmony.

Ray Kadkhodaian, MA, PsyD, LCPC
Family Therapist

Ray Kadkhodaian, MA, PsyD, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

1930 THOREAU DR N STE 170, SCHAUMBURG, Illinois 60173 | 847-253-9769

Families are complicated, especially in today's day and age. Children, adolescents and parents endure more stress today than any other generation before them. Therapists must not only be knowledgeable, but adapt to the changing family structures and dynamics of the modern family. Our practice at The Lighthouse Emotional Wellness Center specializes in helping families bring back the joy, connection and synergy that has dwindled over the years, utilizing our own model of therapy called, Family Synergy Counseling. Families benefit by learning communication skills, develop healthier boundaries, regain respect and understanding for each member of the family, and become happier altogether.

Pamela Meyerson, LCSW
Family Therapist

Pamela Meyerson, LCSW

Pam Meyerson

1590 S. Milwaukee Ave. Suite 208, Libertyville , Illinois 60048 | 847-274-8423

I work with families whose interactions and communications need improvement or are outright dysfunctional. For example, in a family with an out of control child, it is easy to blame the family stress entirely on the child. However, the way parents or siblings react or respond to the troubled child often compounds the stress in the household. I have worked with parents and children, as well as grandparents and children, as well as grandparents and grandchildren.

Catherine Papagiorgio, NCC, LCPC, CADC
Family Therapist

Catherine Papagiorgio, NCC, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor ,

2101 S Arlington Heights Rd Suite 129 , Arlington Heights, Illinois 60005 | 847-800-3105

Family therapy is not about shame and blame. It is a wonderful way to look at the system and how the system operates. There are strengths and weaknesses within all families. In family therapy focus is put on understanding family interactions and the forces that reinforce positive interaction or may be contributing to failure causing pain and hurt. In family therapy, family members becomes aware of unhealthy interactions and dynamics. They are then better able to recognize what needs to change and therefore improve the functioning of the family system.

Cathy Betti, LMFT, MSMFT
Family Therapist

Cathy Betti, LMFT, MSMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

770 Lake Cook Road, Suite 220, Deerfield, Illinois 60015 | 2245958697

Family therapy can be extremely beneficial in restoring the peace back into relationships within the family that are not currently working, due to any number of constraints. As a Marriage and Family Therapist, I encourage more members of the family to be involved in the therapeutic process to restore relationships both inside the therapy space, and to use the tools learned in therapy together to outside of therapy and in the true context of the relationship.

Home Psych Services, P.C.
Family Therapist

Home Psych Services, P.C.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist / Company President

800 E. Northwest Highway, Suite 106-B, Mount Prospect, Illinois 60056 | 847-867-7924

Home Psych Services, P.C. provides home-based family therapy. We believe this is the most effective way to treat family problems by impacting these family problems where they usually start - in the home. We have multiple professionals including social workers, psychologists, and psychiatrists that are able to address family problems from multiple different viewpoints. We are in the unique position of being able to observe how family problems play out in session in the actual environment where these problems started in the first place. This puts us in a unique position to diagnose and treat family problems.

Thomas Heroldt, MA, LCPC, CADC
Family Therapist

Thomas Heroldt, MA, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

333 N. Randall Road, Suite 20, St. Charles, Illinois 60175 | 312-513-3702

Family life can be very difficult because of the number of personalities at work in one home. Acceptance is one of the many important keys to living in an open and safe home. Learning what roles are in play in the home and adopting new styles of interaction is also important. Power struggles tend to be one of the pitfalls to families who want to live in harmony. Learning to better communicate with openness and calmness allows for problem solving to take place.

Allison Schechter, PsyD
Family Therapist

Allison Schechter, PsyD

Clinical Psychologist

222 E. Wisconsin Ave., Lake Forest, Illinois 60045 | 8157933787

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.

Dr. Jessica Norman, PhD, LCPC
Family Therapist

Dr. Jessica Norman, PhD, LCPC

Dr.

St Charles, Illinois 60174 | 6304236010

Families are system all of their own - expectations, communication and parenting styles, and personalities of the family member will form complex layers of interactions and reaction. In family therapy, the nature of these relationships between children, parents, and siblings is explored. Family therapy can help with a variety of problems and situations, such as: * Parenting tweens & teens. * Finding balance in blended families. * Divorce / Marriage * Work Transitions * Children with emotional or behavior disruptions. * Substance Abuse We'll develop new strategies that work for your family to help you define your values, communicate better with one another & reduce conflict.

Carol Drengenberg, MA, RN, LCPC
Family Therapist

Carol Drengenberg, MA, RN, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

910 Skokie Blvd. Suite 211 , Northbrook, Illinois 60062 | 847.212-3722

When a member of a family becomes ill or disabled, the entire family will be affected. Confusion, fear, anxiety and even anger can occur - even after the person recovers - such as with a cancer survivor. With my Registered Nursing and Counseling background I can help families understand some of the changes that are taking place due to the illness. Talking about what each member is experiencing can help all understand each other and lead to finding ways to handle the uncertainty. When you have a plan for coping with the illness or effects of the illness, tensions can decrease, and the family can find a "new normal" - a new way of being together. Different, but still good - still family

Damen Wellen, LCSW
Family Therapist

Damen Wellen, LCSW

Clinical Social Worker

770 Lake Cook Road, Suite 220, Deerfield, Illinois 60035 | 646 621 3743

There are many different approaches to family therapy. As a clinician, I look at the family relationships within, behaviors, and patterns as they are shown within the therapy session. I help clients to see how intergenerational patterns can also play a role in their current dynamic and offer a non judgmental and nurturing environment for family members to work through their conflict and towards a more healthy relationship.

Denise Ambre, LCSW
Family Therapist

Denise Ambre, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Psychoanalyst

1920 Waukegan Rd, Suite 200, Glenview, Illinois 60025 | 847-729-3034

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

Stenzel Clinical Services, LCPC
Family Therapist

Stenzel Clinical Services, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

1616 E. Roosevelt Road, Suite#8, Wheaton, Illinois 60187 | 630-588-1201

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.

Mary Lynn Meyers, LCSW
Family Therapist

Mary Lynn Meyers, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Winnetka, Illinois 60093 |

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.

Gary Phillips, S.T.D
Family Therapist

Gary Phillips, S.T.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologist; Pastoral Counselor

550 Sunset Ridge Road, Northfield, Illinois 60093 | 847 446-0050

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

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Family Therapist

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Winnetka, Illinois 60093 | 1-877-606-6161

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.

Tracey Clifford, EdD, LCSW, CADC
Family Therapist

Tracey Clifford, EdD, LCSW, CADC

Dr. Tracey Clifford Licensed Psychotherapist

422 Brady way, Batavia, Illinois 60510 | 630-965-9187

Each family has its own special dynamics. These dynamics issues sometimes that are hard to break without help. I help Family is a Denna five the negative dynamics that lie deep within their families. This is called family systems therapy. I am an eclectic therapist who uses multiple modes/ models or approaches of therapy to help people achieve the desired goals-depending on who they are and what they respond to Best. Depression and emotional Dysregulation is often at the center of somebody struggling with grief and loss. This situation is often handled best with CBT and other modes therapy like EMDR and DBT.

Susan Steffey, Ms.ed, LCPC
Family Therapist

Susan Steffey, Ms.ed, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

2 Mid America Plaza, Oak Brook Terrace, Illinois 60181 | 630-8733149

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.

Mei-whei Chen, Ph.D
Family Therapist

Mei-whei Chen, Ph.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

6677 N Lincoln Ave, Suite 234B, , Lincolnwood, Illinois 60712 | 847–915–0331

An especially stressful time in the family is when their children enter the "raging hormone" stage of adolescence just as when the parents are jumbled in a state of exhaustion. When we put together an emotionally worn out parents and insolent teen-agers, we have got a perfect storm brewing. A control strategy often fails to resolve issues when the attachment needs of both ends are "injured", leading to “attachment distress.” Carefully assessing the family conflict from the perspective of attachment and structural analysis, a family therapist will not blame anyone in the family, but work to rebuild an emotionally secure family with each of its member’s needs taken into consideration.

Renee Murphy-Hughes, M.A., FPT, LPC
Family Therapist

Renee Murphy-Hughes, M.A., FPT, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

80th Street, Kenosha, Wisconsin 53142 | 800-880-1605 Ext. 7

Family Counseling is interesting as you have not just one group dynamic, but several smaller group dynamics such as the parents, the siblings, one each to the other....A counselor really needs to know how to take control of these sessions so no one feels ganged up on and no one becomes the scapegoat for all the problems. It's often good to have 2 counselors available if there is more than 5 people attending. This type of counseling can include blended families, adoptive families, foster families, or families that might have children whom are involved with Child Protective Services, School Services, or the Judicial System. I have advocated on behalf of the them in these systems!

David Johnson, LCSW
Family Therapist

David Johnson, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

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

I enjoy seeing whole or parts of family systems. Communication skills can be improved with 2, 3 or more at a time, as long as they are a family system, including step and blended families.Sometimes 1and 1/32 hour to 2 hour sessions are needed with families, depending on the complexity. of the situation being addressed.



60013 is a zip code located in McHenry County and part of Cary, Illinois. It has a land area of 14.596 square miles.  The population of 60013 is 26,872 people.