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Lisa Aranas, MA, JD, LCPC photo

Lisa Aranas, MA, JD, LCPC

Lisa is a licensed clinical professional counselor who received her master's in family counseling in 2001 from Northeastern Illinois University.  Since receiving her degree, she has devoted herself to helping adults, adolescents, couples, and families…
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Nancy Belvisi, LCSW photo

Nancy Belvisi, LCSW

Nancy Belvisi, LCSW, is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago, where she received her Master’s from the Jane Addams College of Social Work.  Her education at U of I focused on…
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James Brydon, LCSW, ACSW photo

James Brydon, LCSW, ACSW

James Brydon, LCSW, ACSW, received his Master’s degree in Social Work from Loyola University and has over 25 years of experience working with children, adolescents and adults.  Jim’s work with his clients focuses on…
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Dan Brzostowski, LCPC photo

Dan Brzostowski, LCPC

There are times when life throws all of us a curve ball and we find ourselves trying to figure out how to make do with what just happened. Sometimes our usual way of dealing…
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Judy Carlson, LCSW photo

Judy Carlson, LCSW

Judy Carlson, LCSW, CRADC received her M.S.W. from George Williams College of Aurora University in 1993. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Illinois and a Certified Reciprocal AODA Counselor with…
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Dennis Coghlin, LCSW photo

Dennis Coghlin, LCSW

Dennis Coghlin, LCSW, received his BA in psychology from St. John's University in 1978 and his M.S.W. from the Jane Addams College of Social Work in 1985. He has 16 years of experience in…
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Stacey Coleman, LCPC photo

Stacey Coleman, LCPC

Stacey Coleman, LCPC, received her M.A. in professional counseling from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology/Argosy University.  For Stacey, therapy entails wanting something different, looking at what life changes you want to make, and…
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Sue De Luca, LCSW photo

Sue De Luca, LCSW

Susan Deluca, LCSW, received her MSW from the Jane Addams School of Social Work. Sue has more than 15 years' experience collaborating with individuals, families and couples on issues of trauma recovery, sexuality, physical…
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Allison DeSantis, LCPC photo

Allison DeSantis, LCPC

Each of us faces obstacles and challenges in our life, and sometimes a little support can go a long way in helping us to successfully manage those difficulties. Allison DeSantis, LCPC, is a graduate of…
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Julie Faulkner, LCSW photo

Julie Faulkner, LCSW

Julie Faulkner, MSW, LCSW, is a graduate from the University of Illinois at Chicago, where she received her Master’s from the Jane Addams College of Social Work. Her education at UIC focused on Children and…
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Hal Filian, LCSW, CADC photo

Hal Filian, LCSW, CADC

Hal Filian, LCSW, CADC is a graduate of Loyola University and is both a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and a Certified Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor (CADC) Hal is one of the founding…
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Janice Finerty, LCSW photo

Janice Finerty, LCSW

I enjoy working with each client individually to identify goals for change along with the method of treatment. I specialize in resolving the negative or distressing experiences that can keep us stuck in behaviors or…
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Kathleen Friddle,  LCPC photo

Kathleen Friddle,  LCPC

Kathy received her Master’s Degree from Indiana University’s Counseling/Counselor Education program in 1999 after receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Illinois at Champaign/Urbana. She has an extensive background in various…
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Kate Geiser, LCPC photo

Kate Geiser, LCPC

Kate Geiser, LCPC, graduated from the University of Arizona (Tucson) with her Master’s in Counseling, with a specialty in working with people who are deaf or hard-of-hearing. She is fluent in American Sign Language…
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Janet Goss, LCPC photo

Janet Goss, LCPC

Janet Goss, LCPC earned her MA in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University in 2003. Janet works collaboratively with her clients to help them identify their individual needs and explore the changes they want to…
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James Grimm, MA, LCPC photo

James Grimm, MA, LCPC

James Grimm, MA, LCPC, received his MA in Guidance and Counseling from Ohio State University. He has a background working in special education and 20 years of experience working with adults in the addictions…
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Aaron Homan, LCPC photo

Aaron Homan, LCPC

With over 10 years in the helping field, I feel empowered, eager and fortunate to be working with individuals that possess strengths and skills to move forward in their lives. My duty is to work…
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Ruth Johnson, LCSW photo

Ruth Johnson, LCSW

Ruth holds a Masters of Social Work from George Williams College of Aurora University and has experience working with children, adolescents and adults in various settings including Outpatient Mental Health, Schools, and Community Based Grief…
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Claré Kasemeier, LCSW photo

Claré Kasemeier, LCSW

Claré Kasemeier, LCSW – has had 22 years of experience working with individual, families and groups from ages 3-103. She has had extensive experience in settings such as hospitals, private practice, residential and inpatient care…
read more

Cindy Lichterman, MS, LCPC photo

Cindy Lichterman, MS, LCPC

Specialized Counseling Services for Individuals, Families, and Couples Cindy is a graduate of Indiana University with a Master’s Degree in Counseling and Counseling Education. As a Licensed Clinical…
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David Lyke, MA, MDiv, LCPC photo

David Lyke, MA, MDiv, LCPC

David Lyke, MA, MDiv, LCPC, is a graduate of Loyola University of Chicago and the University of Dallas where he obtained his Master's degrees. He has over 20 years of clinical experience providing psychotherapeutic…
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Bob Marsh, LCSW photo

Bob Marsh, LCSW

Bob Marsh, LCSW, graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he majored in philosophy and studied music.  He received his MSW from Loyola University of Chicago School of Social Work in 1994.  Bob has…
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Laura McDonald, LCSW photo

Laura McDonald, LCSW

Laura McDonald, LCSW, received her Master’s in Social Work in 1986 from the Jane Addams School of Social Work at the University of Illinois. She has over 20 years of experience working with individuals,…
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Matthew McDonald, LCPC, LMFT photo

Matthew McDonald, LCPC, LMFT

Matthew McDonald, LCPC, LMFT, is a graduate of Wheaton College with a Master’s in Clinical Psychology. As a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, he has experience providing services…
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Jeffery Miller, LCPC, CADC photo

Jeffery Miller, LCPC, CADC

Jeffery Miller, LCPC, CADC graduated from Concordia University in 2002 with a Master of Arts in Counseling. He is also a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor.  Jeffery’s clinical…
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Faye Minkow, LCSW photo

Faye Minkow, LCSW

Faye Minkow, LCSW, received her M.S.W. from the University of Illinois. She has extensive experience across the treatment spectrum from inpatient psychiatric hospitalization, partial hospitalization, mental health clinics, and private practice. Her therapeutic style encourages…
read more

Lou Mongillo, LCSW photo

Lou Mongillo, LCSW

Lou Mongillo, LCSW, has over 30 years of counseling experience with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. He earned a Master's in Social Work from the University of Chicago in 1977. Lou uses a…
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Stephanie Russo, LCPC photo

Stephanie Russo, LCPC

Stephanie M. Russo, MA, LCPC received her Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Argosy University/Illinois School of Professional Psychology. She has experience working with child-welfare agencies, inpatient psychiatric hospitals, community-based mental health, and private practice.…
read more

Rena Sauvé-Hansen, LCPC, CPC photo

Rena Sauvé-Hansen, LCPC, CPC

Rena Sauvé-Hansen is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Certified Health Coach and Certified Professional Coach. She received her Master’s degree in Counseling from Roosevelt University in 2001. Rena specializes in women's issues and has over…
read more

Julie Spokane, LCSW, ACSW photo

Julie Spokane, LCSW, ACSW

Julie Spokane, LCSW, ACSW received her MSW from Tulane University in 1987.  She has had wide experience working in various therapeutic settings such as: private practice, therapeutic day school and in- and out-patient psychiatric…
read more

Scott E. Stolarick, LCPC photo

Scott E. Stolarick, LCPC

Scott Stolarick graduated with academic distinction from Illinois Benedictine College receiving a Master’s in Counseling Psychology. Scott is a licensed, psychotherapist who has been practicing in the state of Illinois for over 20 years.…
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Abby Watel, LCSW, ACSW photo

Abby Watel, LCSW, ACSW

Abby Watel, LCSW, ACSW, received her MSW from Smith College in 1980.  Abby has over 30 years experience as an individual, marital, and family therapist.  She has worked in a variety of hospital, community…
read more

Glenn Weiss, LCSW, CADC photo

Glenn Weiss, LCSW, CADC

Glenn Weiss, LCSW, CADC, received his Masters in Social Work degree from the Jane Addams College of Social Work at the University of Illinois, Chicago. Glenn is a certified alcohol and drug counselor and a…
read more

Lisa Aranas, MA, JD, LCPC photo

Lisa Aranas, MA, JD, LCPC

Lisa is a licensed clinical professional counselor who received her master's in family counseling in 2001 from Northeastern Illinois University.  Since receiving her degree, she has devoted herself to helping adults, adolescents, couples, and families…
read more

Nancy Belvisi, LCSW photo

Nancy Belvisi, LCSW

Nancy Belvisi, LCSW, is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago, where she received her Master’s from the Jane Addams College of Social Work.  Her education at U of I focused on…
read more

James Brydon, LCSW, ACSW photo

James Brydon, LCSW, ACSW

James Brydon, LCSW, ACSW, received his Master’s degree in Social Work from Loyola University and has over 25 years of experience working with children, adolescents and adults.  Jim’s work with his clients focuses on…
read more

Dan Brzostowski, LCPC photo

Dan Brzostowski, LCPC

There are times when life throws all of us a curve ball and we find ourselves trying to figure out how to make do with what just happened. Sometimes our usual way of dealing…
read more

Dennis Coghlin, LCSW photo

Dennis Coghlin, LCSW

Dennis Coghlin, LCSW, received his BA in psychology from St. John's University in 1978 and his M.S.W. from the Jane Addams College of Social Work in 1985. He has 16 years of experience in…
read more

Sue De Luca, LCSW photo

Sue De Luca, LCSW

Susan Deluca, LCSW, received her MSW from the Jane Addams School of Social Work. Sue has more than 15 years' experience collaborating with individuals, families and couples on issues of trauma recovery, sexuality, physical…
read more

Kathleen Friddle,  LCPC photo

Kathleen Friddle,  LCPC

Kathy received her Master’s Degree from Indiana University’s Counseling/Counselor Education program in 1999 after receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Illinois at Champaign/Urbana. She has an extensive background in various…
read more

David Lyke, MA, MDiv, LCPC photo

David Lyke, MA, MDiv, LCPC

David Lyke, MA, MDiv, LCPC, is a graduate of Loyola University of Chicago and the University of Dallas where he obtained his Master's degrees. He has over 20 years of clinical experience providing psychotherapeutic…
read more

Bob Marsh, LCSW photo

Bob Marsh, LCSW

Bob Marsh, LCSW, graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he majored in philosophy and studied music.  He received his MSW from Loyola University of Chicago School of Social Work in 1994.  Bob has…
read more

Laura McDonald, LCSW photo

Laura McDonald, LCSW

Laura McDonald, LCSW, received her Master’s in Social Work in 1986 from the Jane Addams School of Social Work at the University of Illinois. She has over 20 years of experience working with individuals,…
read more

Lou Mongillo, LCSW photo

Lou Mongillo, LCSW

Lou Mongillo, LCSW, has over 30 years of counseling experience with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. He earned a Master's in Social Work from the University of Chicago in 1977. Lou uses a…
read more

Rena Sauvé-Hansen, LCPC, CPC photo

Rena Sauvé-Hansen, LCPC, CPC

Rena Sauvé-Hansen is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Certified Health Coach and Certified Professional Coach. She received her Master’s degree in Counseling from Roosevelt University in 2001. Rena specializes in women's issues and has over…
read more

Abby Watel, LCSW, ACSW photo

Abby Watel, LCSW, ACSW

Abby Watel, LCSW, ACSW, received her MSW from Smith College in 1980.  Abby has over 30 years experience as an individual, marital, and family therapist.  She has worked in a variety of hospital, community…
read more

Glenn Weiss, LCSW, CADC photo

Glenn Weiss, LCSW, CADC

Glenn Weiss, LCSW, CADC, received his Masters in Social Work degree from the Jane Addams College of Social Work at the University of Illinois, Chicago. Glenn is a certified alcohol and drug counselor and a…
read more

Judy Carlson, LCSW photo

Judy Carlson, LCSW

Judy Carlson, LCSW, CRADC received her M.S.W. from George Williams College of Aurora University in 1993. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Illinois and a Certified Reciprocal AODA Counselor with…
read more

Stacey Coleman, LCPC photo

Stacey Coleman, LCPC

Stacey Coleman, LCPC, received her M.A. in professional counseling from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology/Argosy University.  For Stacey, therapy entails wanting something different, looking at what life changes you want to make, and…
read more

Allison DeSantis, LCPC photo

Allison DeSantis, LCPC

Each of us faces obstacles and challenges in our life, and sometimes a little support can go a long way in helping us to successfully manage those difficulties. Allison DeSantis, LCPC, is a graduate of…
read more

Hal Filian, LCSW, CADC photo

Hal Filian, LCSW, CADC

Hal Filian, LCSW, CADC is a graduate of Loyola University and is both a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and a Certified Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor (CADC) Hal is one of the founding…
read more

James Grimm, MA, LCPC photo

James Grimm, MA, LCPC

James Grimm, MA, LCPC, received his MA in Guidance and Counseling from Ohio State University. He has a background working in special education and 20 years of experience working with adults in the addictions…
read more

Cindy Lichterman, MS, LCPC photo

Cindy Lichterman, MS, LCPC

Specialized Counseling Services for Individuals, Families, and Couples Cindy is a graduate of Indiana University with a Master’s Degree in Counseling and Counseling Education. As a Licensed Clinical…
read more

Lisa Aranas, MA, JD, LCPC photo

Lisa Aranas, MA, JD, LCPC

Lisa is a licensed clinical professional counselor who received her master's in family counseling in 2001 from Northeastern Illinois University.  Since receiving her degree, she has devoted herself to helping adults, adolescents, couples, and families…
read more

Dan Brzostowski, LCPC photo

Dan Brzostowski, LCPC

There are times when life throws all of us a curve ball and we find ourselves trying to figure out how to make do with what just happened. Sometimes our usual way of dealing…
read more

Sue De Luca, LCSW photo

Sue De Luca, LCSW

Susan Deluca, LCSW, received her MSW from the Jane Addams School of Social Work. Sue has more than 15 years' experience collaborating with individuals, families and couples on issues of trauma recovery, sexuality, physical…
read more

Allison DeSantis, LCPC photo

Allison DeSantis, LCPC

Each of us faces obstacles and challenges in our life, and sometimes a little support can go a long way in helping us to successfully manage those difficulties. Allison DeSantis, LCPC, is a graduate of…
read more

Julie Faulkner, LCSW photo

Julie Faulkner, LCSW

Julie Faulkner, MSW, LCSW, is a graduate from the University of Illinois at Chicago, where she received her Master’s from the Jane Addams College of Social Work. Her education at UIC focused on Children and…
read more

Hal Filian, LCSW, CADC photo

Hal Filian, LCSW, CADC

Hal Filian, LCSW, CADC is a graduate of Loyola University and is both a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and a Certified Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor (CADC) Hal is one of the founding…
read more

Kate Geiser, LCPC photo

Kate Geiser, LCPC

Kate Geiser, LCPC, graduated from the University of Arizona (Tucson) with her Master’s in Counseling, with a specialty in working with people who are deaf or hard-of-hearing. She is fluent in American Sign Language…
read more

David Lyke, MA, MDiv, LCPC photo

David Lyke, MA, MDiv, LCPC

David Lyke, MA, MDiv, LCPC, is a graduate of Loyola University of Chicago and the University of Dallas where he obtained his Master's degrees. He has over 20 years of clinical experience providing psychotherapeutic…
read more

Matthew McDonald, LCPC, LMFT photo

Matthew McDonald, LCPC, LMFT

Matthew McDonald, LCPC, LMFT, is a graduate of Wheaton College with a Master’s in Clinical Psychology. As a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, he has experience providing services…
read more

Glenn Weiss, LCSW, CADC photo

Glenn Weiss, LCSW, CADC

Glenn Weiss, LCSW, CADC, received his Masters in Social Work degree from the Jane Addams College of Social Work at the University of Illinois, Chicago. Glenn is a certified alcohol and drug counselor and a…
read more

Janice Finerty, LCSW photo

Janice Finerty, LCSW

I enjoy working with each client individually to identify goals for change along with the method of treatment. I specialize in resolving the negative or distressing experiences that can keep us stuck in behaviors or…
read more

Janet Goss, LCPC photo

Janet Goss, LCPC

Janet Goss, LCPC earned her MA in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University in 2003. Janet works collaboratively with her clients to help them identify their individual needs and explore the changes they want to…
read more

Aaron Homan, LCPC photo

Aaron Homan, LCPC

With over 10 years in the helping field, I feel empowered, eager and fortunate to be working with individuals that possess strengths and skills to move forward in their lives. My duty is to work…
read more

Ruth Johnson, LCSW photo

Ruth Johnson, LCSW

Ruth holds a Masters of Social Work from George Williams College of Aurora University and has experience working with children, adolescents and adults in various settings including Outpatient Mental Health, Schools, and Community Based Grief…
read more

Claré Kasemeier, LCSW photo

Claré Kasemeier, LCSW

Claré Kasemeier, LCSW – has had 22 years of experience working with individual, families and groups from ages 3-103. She has had extensive experience in settings such as hospitals, private practice, residential and inpatient care…
read more

Jeffery Miller, LCPC, CADC photo

Jeffery Miller, LCPC, CADC

Jeffery Miller, LCPC, CADC graduated from Concordia University in 2002 with a Master of Arts in Counseling. He is also a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor.  Jeffery’s clinical…
read more

Faye Minkow, LCSW photo

Faye Minkow, LCSW

Faye Minkow, LCSW, received her M.S.W. from the University of Illinois. She has extensive experience across the treatment spectrum from inpatient psychiatric hospitalization, partial hospitalization, mental health clinics, and private practice. Her therapeutic style encourages…
read more

Stephanie Russo, LCPC photo

Stephanie Russo, LCPC

Stephanie M. Russo, MA, LCPC received her Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Argosy University/Illinois School of Professional Psychology. She has experience working with child-welfare agencies, inpatient psychiatric hospitals, community-based mental health, and private practice.…
read more

Rena Sauvé-Hansen, LCPC, CPC photo

Rena Sauvé-Hansen, LCPC, CPC

Rena Sauvé-Hansen is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Certified Health Coach and Certified Professional Coach. She received her Master’s degree in Counseling from Roosevelt University in 2001. Rena specializes in women's issues and has over…
read more

Julie Spokane, LCSW, ACSW photo

Julie Spokane, LCSW, ACSW

Julie Spokane, LCSW, ACSW received her MSW from Tulane University in 1987.  She has had wide experience working in various therapeutic settings such as: private practice, therapeutic day school and in- and out-patient psychiatric…
read more

Scott E. Stolarick, LCPC photo

Scott E. Stolarick, LCPC

Scott Stolarick graduated with academic distinction from Illinois Benedictine College receiving a Master’s in Counseling Psychology. Scott is a licensed, psychotherapist who has been practicing in the state of Illinois for over 20 years.…
read more

Abby Watel, LCSW, ACSW photo

Abby Watel, LCSW, ACSW

Abby Watel, LCSW, ACSW, received her MSW from Smith College in 1980.  Abby has over 30 years experience as an individual, marital, and family therapist.  She has worked in a variety of hospital, community…
read more