Family therapy services in 60514: Clarendon Hills, IL. Relationship and couples counseling.

Family counseling in 60514: Clarendon Hills, IL. Honest and effective help for couples, relationships and blended families in and around Clarendon Hills, Illinois.


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.

Donna Martino, LCPC, NCC
Family Therapist

Donna Martino, LCPC, NCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

2300 N. Barrington Road Suite 400, Hoffman Estates, Illinois 60169 | 847-567-1337

In family therapy I treat the dynamic of the relationship between family members. We all have a deep need to belong and feel accepted by others. This starts in our family of origin. If things are preventing us from feeling accepted by our families we seek other places to feel that connection. By helping each person feel heard, understood and accepted by their family members we can create significant change.

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

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.

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.

Ray Kadkhodaian, MA, PsyD, LCPC
Family Therapist

Ray Kadkhodaian, MA, PsyD, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

3205 N Wilke Rd, Ste #112, Arlington Heights, Illinois 60004 | 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.

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.

Mary Lynn Meyers, LCSW
Family Therapist

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 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

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

Pamela Meyerson, LCSW
Family Therapist

Pamela Meyerson, LCSW

Pam Meyerson

900 Skokie Blvd. Suite 211, Northbrook , Illinois 60062 | 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.

Angela Rene Brown, LCSW
Family Therapist

Angela Rene Brown, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Route 47 & W Fox Rd., Yorkville, Illinois 60560 | 815-600-1999

Family relationships can change over time and can become difficult to negotiate. Over time, relationships can face challenges for a variety of reasons including children entering their "teen years", or when a loved one is facing addiction, behavioral and/or mental health challenges. Sometimes the family relationships are not "in crisis", but family members would like to have more fulfilling relationships with each other. Learn how to communicate more effectively with each other, learn coping skills and ways to effectively parent children with loving discipline and boundaries.

Flavio Vega, PsyD, PhD, HSPP
Family Therapist

Flavio Vega, PsyD, PhD, HSPP

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

9335 Calumet Ave. Suite D, Munster, Indiana 46321 | 219-736-1000

Family is like a big machine. The machine can work only if all parts play their roles and their efficiency in playing their parts is optimal. No matter how good a machine may be even one part of the machine does not work, it is likely that the rest of the machine won't work. My approach in family therapy is to make sure that all parts work in an optimal fashion.

Margo Milano, LCPC, NCC, CFLE, EAP-S
Family Therapist

Margo Milano, LCPC, NCC, CFLE, EAP-S

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Certified Family Life Educator

Elburn, Illinois 60119 | 815-793-3313

Family counseling is useful for many difficulties that are normal for families to experience. Counseling can help improve communication, resolve conflicts, rejuvenate relationships, and create effective systems. Sessions may also involve topics such as finances, addiction, mental illness, grief, anger or other difficulties the family is specifically experiencing. Your counselor will help guide your family to more effective skills and knowledge to create positive connections and resilience in stressful times. Sessions may involve all family members or just those who are most appropriate to attend. Family counseling is a short-term service that ideally will last six or less months.

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.

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.

William Edleman, LCSW, MSW
Family Therapist

William Edleman, LCSW, MSW

LCSW

270 Center Drive, Suite# 200, Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061 | 2246328900

Families can find themselves in a rut with communication issues. Mr. Edleman likes to bring those issues to light and help everyone get a better understanding of how each other is feeling. Mr. Edleman also helps provide the tools you never knew you had to be better at communicating. He also provides unique treatment planning for the whole family.

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.

Deb Norton, MS LCPC NCC
Family Therapist

Deb Norton, MS LCPC NCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

1580 S Milwaukee Avenue Suite #407, LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois 60048 | (224) 406-1474

Family therapy is complex nowadays exacerbated by high divorce rates and blended families. There's an necessary built-in awareness and empathy that has to exist in order to help these families. It requires more than knowledge and understanding, but rather an ability to read, interpret and redirect not one individual but an entire group of individuals who are invested in each other and needing insight, guidance and intervention. Not easy. Family Systems theory drives my work in this realm. It's all about the relationship and the impact each person has on the other. I've been trained in Gottman Couples Therapy - a leading expert in this area.

Alicia Stalker-Gallichio, LMFT
Family Therapist

Alicia Stalker-Gallichio, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

105 E. Main Street, Suite 307/308, Morris, Illinois 60450 | 815-322-3238 or 708-250-2027

You might seek family therapy in response to a stressful event or situation such as death of a loved one, divorce, a change in family structure, problems with one of the children, or perhaps you are having problems communicating. Collaboration among family members is an important goal of family therapy, as is improvement in connection, improved communication, and a mindset of problem solving rather than blaming one individual in the family.

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.

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.


60514 is a zip code located in DuPage County and part of Clarendon Hills, Illinois. It has a land area of 2.025 square miles.  The population of 60514 is 9,708 people.