Family therapy services in 60097: Wonder Lake, IL. Relationship and couples counseling.

Family counseling in 60097: Wonder Lake, IL. Honest and effective help for couples, relationships and blended families in and around Wonder Lake, Illinois.


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.

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.

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.

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.

Debra K. Hirschberg, LCSW
Family Therapist

Debra K. Hirschberg, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

600 Spring Hill Ring Rd, West Dundee, Illinois 60118 | 847-612-4309

My goal in working with couples and families is to restore hope and a love to battered relationships. I believe in using a mix of practical assessment skills, creativity and humor with a genuine commitment to marriage and families. In addition, I lovingly challenge individuals to look at themselves and identify what is holding them back from fully loving each other. I offer dynamic and powerful trainings and assessments that will propel families and couples forward more quickly. My heart is to help couples and parents once again experience grace to see their loved ones the way God does.

Wayne Riendeau, LCPC
Family Therapist

Wayne Riendeau, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

1790 Nations Drive, Suite 208, Gurnee, Illinois 60031 | 847-625-9004

My greatest desire and joy is to meet with families who want to learn how to communicate better in the home, to listen to each other, respect each other and in short, to get along well. I counsel from my belief that the mother and father are the leaders of their family. However, I treat each individual family member with the respect they deserve, and by listening to and addressing each family member's issues within the family. I used Person-Centered, Family Systems and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in working with families, because I believe these counseling theories work best in the 'real world' where families really live, dealing with REAL problems in getting along with each other.

Kristin Patten, MA, LCPC
Family Therapist

Kristin Patten, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

495 N. Riverside Dr., Ste 208, Gurnee, Illinois 60031 | 224-208-5228

Does it seem like your family is just off? or maybe like one person is to blame? Sometimes, the adults think that a child is root cause of an issue, but many times they may be the symptom to a bigger family issue. Many times I work with kids whose behaviors have escalated, and parents are looking for support. I then walk alongside them and the child to help identify the symptoms, the underlying issues as a family, and work towards living a more fulfilling life. Most times youth learn new ways to cope, as well as parents learning to decipher the codes that kids are trying to tell us. Call me for a free phone consultation and I'll help you assess if family therapy is right for you!

Pamela Meyerson, LCSW
Family Therapist

Pamela Meyerson, LCSW

Pam Meyerson

1590 S. Milwaukee Avenue, 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.

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.

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!

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.

Tarah Galloway, LCPC, ATR
Family Therapist

Tarah Galloway, LCPC, ATR

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Registered Art Therapist

1320 Tower Rd. Suite 150, Schaumburg, Illinois 60173 | 8479790025

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.

Cathy Betti, AMFT, MSMFT
Family Therapist

Cathy Betti, AMFT, MSMFT

Licensed Associate 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.



60097 is a zip code located in McHenry County and part of Wonder Lake, Illinois. It has a land area of 14.749 square miles.  The population of 60097 is 11,250 people.