Judith Sharon Hylton
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, MA, LCPC, NBCC Verified
Wilmette, IL 60091
Offers online therapy
"I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with offices in Evanston and Wilmette. I specialize in marriage and family therapy. I also work with teens, young adults, and individuals who are struggling with anxiety, depression or struggling to cope with life issues. I am a hope focused therapist who believes that one can be made whole with the right kind of intervention."
(224) 204-0844
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Wilmette, IL 60091
Offers online therapy
"I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with offices in Evanston and Wilmette. I specialize in marriage and family therapy. I also work with teens, young adults, and individuals who are struggling with anxiety, depression or struggling to cope with life issues. I am a hope focused therapist who believes that one can be made whole with the right kind of intervention."
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Mary E Lentine
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Wilmette, IL 60091
Offers online therapy
Trauma Informed work, Substance Abuse, Eating Disorders, LGBTQ issues, CBT, and Meditation/Mindfulnness, Anxiety, Mood Disorders, in a framework of Family and or Individual Therapy.
Life begins in relationships to others. Sometimes these relationships serve us well, and sometimes they do not.I strive to help families and individuals recover from those experiences that have not gone well. My goal is to work collaboratively with each unique family or individual to achieve wholeness. With 30 plus years of experience, I am skilled in a variety of Psychotherapy modalities in addition to Family and Individual Therapy. I work with clients of all ages, ethnicity, cultures, religious backgrounds, and gender identity.
(224) 435-4217
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Wilmette, IL 60091
Offers online therapy
Trauma Informed work, Substance Abuse, Eating Disorders, LGBTQ issues, CBT, and Meditation/Mindfulnness, Anxiety, Mood Disorders, in a framework of Family and or Individual Therapy.
Life begins in relationships to others. Sometimes these relationships serve us well, and sometimes they do not.I strive to help families and individuals recover from those experiences that have not gone well. My goal is to work collaboratively with each unique family or individual to achieve wholeness. With 30 plus years of experience, I am skilled in a variety of Psychotherapy modalities in addition to Family and Individual Therapy. I work with clients of all ages, ethnicity, cultures, religious backgrounds, and gender identity.
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Ginger K. Ridings
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, ACSW, LCSW Verified
Wilmette, IL 60091
Offers online therapy
I am certified in Imago Relationship Therapy and I have completed all levels of training from the Gottman Institute. In addition I trained with The Family Institute. I offer a one hour free lecture entitled the The Art and Science of Relationships. I am available to churches, synagogues, community centers, attorneys and physicians to offer this free lecture to their parishioners, attendees, clients or patients. In addition I am available to give a couple's workshop on The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work and would consider any requests on topics that are deemed of interest.
(224) 231-6261
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Wilmette, IL 60091
Offers online therapy
I am certified in Imago Relationship Therapy and I have completed all levels of training from the Gottman Institute. In addition I trained with The Family Institute. I offer a one hour free lecture entitled the The Art and Science of Relationships. I am available to churches, synagogues, community centers, attorneys and physicians to offer this free lecture to their parishioners, attendees, clients or patients. In addition I am available to give a couple's workshop on The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work and would consider any requests on topics that are deemed of interest.
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Kannan Vinaitheerthan
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Wilmette, IL 60091
Offers online therapy
Hi there, my name is Kannan Vinaitheerthan. I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker typically practicing in Wilmette, Illinois and currently providing therapy virtually as well as outdoors weather permitting. I work with children, adolescents and adults and provide individual and family therapy. I have experience working with those who are struggling with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, school-related problems and more.
(630) 445-0537
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Wilmette, IL 60091
Offers online therapy
Hi there, my name is Kannan Vinaitheerthan. I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker typically practicing in Wilmette, Illinois and currently providing therapy virtually as well as outdoors weather permitting. I work with children, adolescents and adults and provide individual and family therapy. I have experience working with those who are struggling with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, school-related problems and more.
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Janet Donnelly London
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MSSW, BCD, AAMFT, APSUP Verified
Wilmette, IL 60091
Offers online therapy
In addition to providing therapy, I have been a clinical supervisor/teacher at The Family Institute at Northwestern University since 1995, training graduate students and post graduates in couple and family therapy.
Are you struggling in your relationship right now? Do you feel distant from your spouse or partner? Are you fighting a lot? Do you find yourself crying all the time and feeling bad about yourself? You are not alone. These are the kinds of concerns I often hear in both individual and couple therapy. Each of you, however is unique and needs solutions that are specific to your situation. I have 30 years of clinical experience in providing psychotherapy to adults, adolescents, and children, the last 25 of which have followed advanced training in couple and family therapy.
(847) 687-0082
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Wilmette, IL 60091
Offers online therapy
In addition to providing therapy, I have been a clinical supervisor/teacher at The Family Institute at Northwestern University since 1995, training graduate students and post graduates in couple and family therapy.
Are you struggling in your relationship right now? Do you feel distant from your spouse or partner? Are you fighting a lot? Do you find yourself crying all the time and feeling bad about yourself? You are not alone. These are the kinds of concerns I often hear in both individual and couple therapy. Each of you, however is unique and needs solutions that are specific to your situation. I have 30 years of clinical experience in providing psychotherapy to adults, adolescents, and children, the last 25 of which have followed advanced training in couple and family therapy.
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Robert Schor
Counselor, MA, LCPC Verified
Wilmette, IL 60091
I focus on the patient's relationships with parents, siblings and other significant family members.
As a therapist for over twenty-five years, I've learned that people are often unaware of how their current issues are connected to experiences and feelings encountered earlier in their lives. I work with patients to help them identify and explore repeating patterns in their lives and how these patterns can be evaluated and changed to improve personal and professional outcomes. My patients have found that therapy is a valuable experience and together we make the process productive and fulfilling.
(847) 251-1145
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Wilmette, IL 60091
I focus on the patient's relationships with parents, siblings and other significant family members.
As a therapist for over twenty-five years, I've learned that people are often unaware of how their current issues are connected to experiences and feelings encountered earlier in their lives. I work with patients to help them identify and explore repeating patterns in their lives and how these patterns can be evaluated and changed to improve personal and professional outcomes. My patients have found that therapy is a valuable experience and together we make the process productive and fulfilling.
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Jennifer Gray
Counselor, MA, LCPC, CADC Verified
Wilmette, IL 60091
Now offering Telehealth! Are you unhappy in your life, or in your relationship with a partner, child, family member, or friend? Are you struggling with a challenging life transition, an unfulfilling job or with issues related to your personal identity? Are you feeling overwhelmed or stressed, or experiencing depression, anxiety, drug or alcohol problems? Are you are ready to make some positive changes in your life? Let me help you to reimagine and create the life that you want, to break out of old, negative patterns, and find peace, balance, meaning and value in your life.
(312) 697-1653
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Wilmette, IL 60091
Now offering Telehealth! Are you unhappy in your life, or in your relationship with a partner, child, family member, or friend? Are you struggling with a challenging life transition, an unfulfilling job or with issues related to your personal identity? Are you feeling overwhelmed or stressed, or experiencing depression, anxiety, drug or alcohol problems? Are you are ready to make some positive changes in your life? Let me help you to reimagine and create the life that you want, to break out of old, negative patterns, and find peace, balance, meaning and value in your life.
Fred Wackenhut
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC Verified
Wilmette, IL 60091
Offers online therapy
My specialties include crisis intervention, substance use disorders, anxiety disorders depression, ptsd, personality disorders, family, adult, child, and adolescent counseling.
Hi my name is Fred Wackenhut. I am a licensed professional counselor in the state of Illinois. I graduated from Judson University with my masters degree in clinical mental health counseling and my bachelor's degree in psychology. I like to provide a safe and therapeutic atmosphere. I strive to gain an understanding of your concerns and goals, especially the ones that you want to share with me.
(224) 529-3112
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Wilmette, IL 60091
Offers online therapy
My specialties include crisis intervention, substance use disorders, anxiety disorders depression, ptsd, personality disorders, family, adult, child, and adolescent counseling.
Hi my name is Fred Wackenhut. I am a licensed professional counselor in the state of Illinois. I graduated from Judson University with my masters degree in clinical mental health counseling and my bachelor's degree in psychology. I like to provide a safe and therapeutic atmosphere. I strive to gain an understanding of your concerns and goals, especially the ones that you want to share with me.
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Ellen Kraemer
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Office is near:
Wilmette, IL 60091
My clinical specialties include: anxiety and depression, social and emotional difficulties, school and work stress, relationship and marital issues, spiritual issues, self-esteem, communication difficulties, grief and loss, trauma, cancer-related issues, identity development, family conflict, parenting challenges, therapeutic reunification, and psychological/neuropsychological evaluations.
When life becomes difficult or overwhelming, reaching out for professional support can be intimidating, but worth it in the end! I'd love to be able to walk with you through this challenging time in your life. As a therapist, I am relational and tailor treatment to your unique needs. I have years of experience working with adults, couples, adolescents and children. As a Licensed Clinical Psychologist I have been in practice since 1998. I earned my doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology, and trained at University of Chicago Hospitals and Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
(847) 686-3081
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Office is near:
Wilmette, IL 60091
My clinical specialties include: anxiety and depression, social and emotional difficulties, school and work stress, relationship and marital issues, spiritual issues, self-esteem, communication difficulties, grief and loss, trauma, cancer-related issues, identity development, family conflict, parenting challenges, therapeutic reunification, and psychological/neuropsychological evaluations.
When life becomes difficult or overwhelming, reaching out for professional support can be intimidating, but worth it in the end! I'd love to be able to walk with you through this challenging time in your life. As a therapist, I am relational and tailor treatment to your unique needs. I have years of experience working with adults, couples, adolescents and children. As a Licensed Clinical Psychologist I have been in practice since 1998. I earned my doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology, and trained at University of Chicago Hospitals and Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
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Deborah Mabin
Counselor, LCPC Verified
Office is near:
Wilmette, IL 60091
I offer Individual, couples, and family therapy.
For over 17 years as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, I have helped children, teens, adults and families with their struggles. Most of my work is generated through client referrals. I believe a safe, comfortable environment, helps make the work toward change less difficult and helps individuals move through the therapy process at their own pace. Because we are all unique, my therapy style is Eclectic, meaning, I use various techniques and approaches to meet the needs of each individual.
(847) 348-8018
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Office is near:
Wilmette, IL 60091
I offer Individual, couples, and family therapy.
For over 17 years as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, I have helped children, teens, adults and families with their struggles. Most of my work is generated through client referrals. I believe a safe, comfortable environment, helps make the work toward change less difficult and helps individuals move through the therapy process at their own pace. Because we are all unique, my therapy style is Eclectic, meaning, I use various techniques and approaches to meet the needs of each individual.
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Carol O'Connor
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Office is near:
Wilmette, IL 60091
Offers online therapy
When I evaluate a mood disorder, I take many factors into account: biological, interpersonal, behavioral, hormonal; it is also important to understand family and individual history, as well as current behavior regarding: sleep, exercise, nutrition and lifestyle.
I have run my own psychotherapy practice for 30 years. My areas of expertise include: couples therapy, management of depression and anxiety, including postpartum depression, infertility, eating disorders, weight management and grief counseling. I have specialized training and experience in Health Psychology which addresses the connection between mental and physical health. My philosophy is that you can't treat the mind without the body because they are intricately connected. Life stressors not only contribute to depression and anxiety but to headaches, GI issues, chronic pain and other health issues.
(847) 852-4053
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Office is near:
Wilmette, IL 60091
Offers online therapy
When I evaluate a mood disorder, I take many factors into account: biological, interpersonal, behavioral, hormonal; it is also important to understand family and individual history, as well as current behavior regarding: sleep, exercise, nutrition and lifestyle.
I have run my own psychotherapy practice for 30 years. My areas of expertise include: couples therapy, management of depression and anxiety, including postpartum depression, infertility, eating disorders, weight management and grief counseling. I have specialized training and experience in Health Psychology which addresses the connection between mental and physical health. My philosophy is that you can't treat the mind without the body because they are intricately connected. Life stressors not only contribute to depression and anxiety but to headaches, GI issues, chronic pain and other health issues.
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Martha Arnett
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Office is near:
Wilmette, IL 60091
I combine 23 years of psychotherapy experience (MSW from the University of Michigan & Internal Family Systems Trainings) with my gifts of Intuition to help you heal parts of yourself that are getting in the way of living the life you desire.
We all have within us everything we need to live confident, passionate, joy-filled lives. As young children, we are in touch with this deeper sense of ourselves...our gifts, intuition, what we love. It's easy to lose touch with these parts of ourselves. Life is difficult and often asks us to overlook our intuition and "think" our way through our challenges. My expertise is guiding people back to the deepest knowing of themselves so they can remember who they truly are and create the life they authentically desire.
(847) 886-4152
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Office is near:
Wilmette, IL 60091
I combine 23 years of psychotherapy experience (MSW from the University of Michigan & Internal Family Systems Trainings) with my gifts of Intuition to help you heal parts of yourself that are getting in the way of living the life you desire.
We all have within us everything we need to live confident, passionate, joy-filled lives. As young children, we are in touch with this deeper sense of ourselves...our gifts, intuition, what we love. It's easy to lose touch with these parts of ourselves. Life is difficult and often asks us to overlook our intuition and "think" our way through our challenges. My expertise is guiding people back to the deepest knowing of themselves so they can remember who they truly are and create the life they authentically desire.
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Thomas Arthur Ross
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, CADC Verified
Office is near:
Wilmette, IL 60091
Approximately 50% of my clients have an addiction or are friends/family of an addicted individual. I am able to help you assess the addiction, understand how it is affecting you and your family, and help you develop a plan for recovery. If you are already in recovery, your counseling can further help you understand any underlying issues that may contribute to or drive the compulsions. This may include such things as anxiety, depression, life stressors, trauma, to name a few. I have a positive approach that focuses on strengths and success, building on those assets, more than pathology.
(847) 416-0813
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Office is near:
Wilmette, IL 60091
Approximately 50% of my clients have an addiction or are friends/family of an addicted individual. I am able to help you assess the addiction, understand how it is affecting you and your family, and help you develop a plan for recovery. If you are already in recovery, your counseling can further help you understand any underlying issues that may contribute to or drive the compulsions. This may include such things as anxiety, depression, life stressors, trauma, to name a few. I have a positive approach that focuses on strengths and success, building on those assets, more than pathology.
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Michelle Kane
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT, Coach Verified
Office is near:
Wilmette, IL 60091
Offers online therapy
As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, I am extensively trained to work with individuals of every age and stage of development, along with additional specialized training for couples and families. I apply a systemic perspective and strength-based and resilience approach with clients, while blending evidence-based theory into practice. I work with life stage transitions, marital satisfaction and intimacy issues, high conflict, anxiety, depression, divorced or remarried or blended families, anger management, emotion regulation, distress tolerance, multi-cultural communication, stress management, family of origin issues, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), trauma, spiritual development, and work/life balance.
(619) 438-0527
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Office is near:
Wilmette, IL 60091
Offers online therapy
As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, I am extensively trained to work with individuals of every age and stage of development, along with additional specialized training for couples and families. I apply a systemic perspective and strength-based and resilience approach with clients, while blending evidence-based theory into practice. I work with life stage transitions, marital satisfaction and intimacy issues, high conflict, anxiety, depression, divorced or remarried or blended families, anger management, emotion regulation, distress tolerance, multi-cultural communication, stress management, family of origin issues, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), trauma, spiritual development, and work/life balance.
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Nancy Simon
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, AM, LCSW Verified
Office is near:
Wilmette, IL 60091
Offers online therapy
Many clients tell me that they feel safe with me and that I "get them." I love helping individuals and couples clarify issues, understand their relationships triggers and move into gratifying connection with others and themselves. I work particularly well with Highly Sensitive and Creative people. I graduated with a Masters from the University of Chicago specializing in individual, couples and family therapy. I offer both long and short-term counseling. I also provide consultation to other therapists both individually and in a group.
(224) 588-8552
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Office is near:
Wilmette, IL 60091
Offers online therapy
Many clients tell me that they feel safe with me and that I "get them." I love helping individuals and couples clarify issues, understand their relationships triggers and move into gratifying connection with others and themselves. I work particularly well with Highly Sensitive and Creative people. I graduated with a Masters from the University of Chicago specializing in individual, couples and family therapy. I offer both long and short-term counseling. I also provide consultation to other therapists both individually and in a group.
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Martin McCarthy Jr.
Psychologist Verified
Office is near:
Wilmette, IL 60091
All of us -- women and men, young and old, poor, middle class and upscale folks, minorities and majorities -- have to deal with complexity. As a therapist I help heal hurts from the past, assist clients in managing present challenges, and work collaboratively to create more satisfying future lives. The people who see me for individual, couples and family therapy represent a culturally diverse group. Their difficulties range from anxiety and depression, to stress disorders, OCD/OCPD, relationship problems, employment issues, and bereavement. Many of these women and men report quick progress in better managing their personal, family, academic, and work lives.
(847) 562-5895
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Office is near:
Wilmette, IL 60091
All of us -- women and men, young and old, poor, middle class and upscale folks, minorities and majorities -- have to deal with complexity. As a therapist I help heal hurts from the past, assist clients in managing present challenges, and work collaboratively to create more satisfying future lives. The people who see me for individual, couples and family therapy represent a culturally diverse group. Their difficulties range from anxiety and depression, to stress disorders, OCD/OCPD, relationship problems, employment issues, and bereavement. Many of these women and men report quick progress in better managing their personal, family, academic, and work lives.
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Mark Pletcher
Counselor, MA, LCPC Verified
Office is near:
Wilmette, IL 60091
Everyone is welcome: all backgrounds, genders, sexual orientations, family situations.
People often search for a therapist when they feel like they've tried everything and it's just not working well enough. It can be hard to see a situation clearly when you've been immersed in it for so long. I help people to take a step back, so they can see things more objectively. Through psychotherapy, people can find internal strength and resources they didn't know were there. They can then start to see new perspectives, both of themselves and their situations, and can begin to make changes.
(847) 629-0487
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Office is near:
Wilmette, IL 60091
Everyone is welcome: all backgrounds, genders, sexual orientations, family situations.
People often search for a therapist when they feel like they've tried everything and it's just not working well enough. It can be hard to see a situation clearly when you've been immersed in it for so long. I help people to take a step back, so they can see things more objectively. Through psychotherapy, people can find internal strength and resources they didn't know were there. They can then start to see new perspectives, both of themselves and their situations, and can begin to make changes.
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Nicole J. Howell
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Office is near:
Wilmette, IL 60091
School and work difficulty from trauma, ADHD, anxiety, self injury, loss, as well as family/work struggles and life transitions often bring a child, teen, or adult to my office.
For over 15 years I have worked with children, teens and adults managing difficulties with social, emotional and behavioral difficulties. The diverse experience with each age has given me insight to share in the therapy room with you. I address each challenge with great care and energy to help move toward growth with you or your child to find understanding and greater ways of coping, being in relationships and thriving.
(312) 548-7742
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Office is near:
Wilmette, IL 60091
School and work difficulty from trauma, ADHD, anxiety, self injury, loss, as well as family/work struggles and life transitions often bring a child, teen, or adult to my office.
For over 15 years I have worked with children, teens and adults managing difficulties with social, emotional and behavioral difficulties. The diverse experience with each age has given me insight to share in the therapy room with you. I address each challenge with great care and energy to help move toward growth with you or your child to find understanding and greater ways of coping, being in relationships and thriving.
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Rachel Swanson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Office is near:
Wilmette, IL 60091
To support change, I typically use Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Cognitive-Behavioral therapies viewed through a Family Systems lens.
Chances are, you have happened upon this website because you are looking for something to be different: a feeling, a relationship, a thought, a mood... Together, we will determine what needs to change by looking outside ourselves (exploring roles, rules, connection, boundaries, communication, and support) and by looking within ouselves (exploring thoughts, feelings, coping skills, internal dialogue, and how we've made meaning out of different experiences). Through the process of learning, accepting and changing, something inherently will be different...and you will feel different.
(224) 293-4488
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Office is near:
Wilmette, IL 60091
To support change, I typically use Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Cognitive-Behavioral therapies viewed through a Family Systems lens.
Chances are, you have happened upon this website because you are looking for something to be different: a feeling, a relationship, a thought, a mood... Together, we will determine what needs to change by looking outside ourselves (exploring roles, rules, connection, boundaries, communication, and support) and by looking within ouselves (exploring thoughts, feelings, coping skills, internal dialogue, and how we've made meaning out of different experiences). Through the process of learning, accepting and changing, something inherently will be different...and you will feel different.
Peter Reiner
Psychologist, PhD, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Wilmette, IL 60091
I am a thoughtful, warm, seasoned, flexible, and experienced licensed psychologist and licensed marriage and family therapist with an office just north of the Loop in Chicago. I establish supportive and comfortable therapeutic relationships with both men and women, and with couples. Sessions are individualIy-tailored to the specific needs, goals, and strengths of each client, couple, or family. Typical issues include the following: depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, work difficulties, grief or loss, relationship issues or patterns, substance or alcohol abuse, divorce, blended families, parenting, stress management, relief from painful emotional symptoms or patterns, and renewing hope.
(312) 854-2036
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Office is near:
Wilmette, IL 60091
I am a thoughtful, warm, seasoned, flexible, and experienced licensed psychologist and licensed marriage and family therapist with an office just north of the Loop in Chicago. I establish supportive and comfortable therapeutic relationships with both men and women, and with couples. Sessions are individualIy-tailored to the specific needs, goals, and strengths of each client, couple, or family. Typical issues include the following: depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, work difficulties, grief or loss, relationship issues or patterns, substance or alcohol abuse, divorce, blended families, parenting, stress management, relief from painful emotional symptoms or patterns, and renewing hope.

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If you're looking for family therapy in Wilmette or for a Wilmette family therapist these professionals provide family therapy services and structural family therapy services. They include family therapists and marriage family therapists. Therapists in Wilmette using the techniques of 'family therapy' (also referred to as marriage and family therapy and family counseling) view change in terms of the systems of interaction between family members.

Family relationships often affect psychological well-being and, regardless of the origin of an issue, or whether it may be the "individual" or "family" who is presenting it, involving the family in the solution can be of great benefit. Families participate directly in sessions during which the family therapist helps conversations in a way that draws upon and builds the strengths, wisdom and support of the wider family unit.