Counseling/Mental Health Services
Community Counseling Centers of Chicago: 4740 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60640; 773-769-0205 (There are three additional Chicago sites; see website (www.c4chicago.org) for specific locations.
Provides mental health crisis services; counseling and therapy; psychiatric services; social services; substance use services; trauma recover services; education and advocacy. Offers school-based services for children and adolescents including counseling/therapy and SASS (Screening, Assessment and Support Services).
Counseling Center of the North Shore: 992 ½ Green Bay Rd., Winnetka, IL 60093; 847-446-8060
Formerly Family Service of Winnetka-Northfield. Primarily services individuals in the Winnetka and Northfield area. Provides counseling and psychotherapy for youth and youngsters. A sliding fee scale is available. www.ccns.org
The Family Institute at Northwestern University: A mental health system of care committed to strengthening and healing families, couples and individuals from all walks of life. We provide high quality mental health therapy and counseling through our expert team of therapists at each of our four outpatient locations (Evanston, Downtown Chicago, Northbrook and Westchester). We work with individuals, couples, families, children and adolescents. We utilize numerous modalities, including DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) and CBT (Cognitive Behavior Therapy). We offer multiple payment options, including sliding-fee scale services. 847-733-4300, www.family-institute.org
JCFS Community Counseling: 255 Revere Drive, Suite 200, Northbrook, IL 60062 (North Suburban site); 847-412-4350 Additional sites are found in Chicago, Skokie and Buffalo Grove. See website (www.jcfs.org) for specific locations.
Collaborates closely with community resources, including schools, agencies and physicians. Assists children and adolescents with adjustment to family stressors, peer and social difficulties, medical conditions, psychiatric conditions, etc. Psychological/Psycho-Educational testing and Autism assessment available.
JCFS Response for Teens: 5140 Golf Rd., Skokie, IL 60077 (Skokie location); 847-676-0078
A not-for-profit resource center serving adolescents (ages 12-25) and their families. Their mission is to support adolescents and their families in the Jewish and general community by providing prevention, outreach, counseling and sexual health services in a teen-friendly environment that empowers youth to make healthy life choices. www.jcfs.org/response
The Josselyn Center: 405 Central Ave., Northfield, IL 60093; 847-441-5600
Offers a range of outpatient mental health services including psychotherapy, psychiatric services and medication services. A sliding fee scale is available. www.josselyn.org
OMNI Youth Services: 1111 W. Lake Cook Rd., Buffalo Grove, IL 60089 (Main Office); 847-353-1500. Additional program offices are found in Arlington Heights and Wheeling.
Offers family, group and individual counseling for youth encountering emotional and behavioral difficulties. OMNI also provides crisis intervention services (i.e., responds to emergency calls from schools, police, clients or families seeking immediate assistance with adolescent or family related problems); diagnostic and assessment services; drug testing services and psychological testing services. A sliding fee scale is available. www.omniyouth.org
Samaritan Counseling Center: 690 Oak St., Winnetka, IL 60093 (Main Office); 847-446-6955 (Ext. 20 for intake)
Additional locations – all in church sites – are found in Evanston, Lake Forest, Wilmette, Winnetka, Libertyville, Arlington Heights, Oak Park, Chicago and Mundelein. See website (www.northshoresamaritan.org) for specific locations. Provides individual and/or family therapy to assist children and teens dealing with a range of issues including loss (through death or divorce), anxiety, depression, aggression, isolating and/or being bullied, addictive behaviors such as alcohol or drug abuse, self-harming behavior, etc. A sliding fee scale is available.
977 Lakeview Dr., Suite 100, Vernon Hills, IL 60061
155 Revere Dr., Suite 4, Northbrook, IL 60062
Call for an assessment: 224-424-0432 or schedule an appointment for an intake call here
Ages: 5 and up
Services: Individual Outpatient Counseling Services
Womencare Counseling Center: 1740 Ridge Ave., Suite 201, Evanston, IL 60201; 847-475-7003 (Main Office), to discuss an initial appointment, contact the intake counselor at 847-475-7003 x10
Offers counseling to children and adolescents ages 4-21 and their families. Womencare uses a strengths-based empowerment model. Treatment may include: play therapy, individual talk therapy, family therapy and a range of creativity-based interventions. Counselors have experience dealing with a range of issues including self-esteem, eating disorders and body image, school phobias, self-injury, loss of a family member, etc. www.womencarecounseling.com
Youth Services of Glenview/Northbrook: 3080 W. Lake Ave., Glenview, IL 60026; 847-724-2620
Serves Glenview, Northbrook and Northfield Townships and the surrounding northern suburbs. Provides individual counseling to children regarding social, emotional and behavioral issues such as ADHD, depression, anxiety, autism, substance abuse, trauma, grief and loss, familial stressors, bullying, and suicidal ideation. They also provide after-school groups, case-management, parenting groups, therapeutic monitoring, psychiatric evaluations and crisis intervention regarding child abuse, runaways and accidental deaths and suicides. www.ysgn.org
A New Day Family Counseling
23908 W. Main Street, Plainfield, IL 60544
Provides services for children, adolescents, and adults. Specialties include Anxiety, Trauma, and Depression. A range of treatment modalities are offered, including Walk and Talk Therapy, The Focus Program, and Safe and Sound Protocol. For more information, please contact 815-683-8700, or visit www.anewdayfamilycounseling.com
Advanced Behavioral Centers of Dupage
501 W. Ogden Avenue, Ste. 1, Hinsdale, IL 60521
Provides services for children from ages 6 to 10, preteens, adolescents, and adults. Specialties include Anxiety, Anger Management, Depression, ADHD, Trauma, PTSD, etc. For more information, please contact 630-986-0599, or visit www.abcdupage.com
Agor Behavioral Health Services Inc.
24402 W. Lockport Street, Ste. 215, Plainfield, IL 60544
Provides services for children, adolescents, and adults. Specialties include ADHD, Academic Refusal, Bipolar Disorder, Mood Disorders, ODD, Sexual Identity Orientation Issues, etc. Psychiatry services, as well as Social Skills Groups for children, are further offered. For more information, please contact 630-621-5824, or visit www.doctoragor.com
Ann James Counseling
1639 N. Alpine Rd., Ste. 204, Rockford, IL 61107
Provides services for children, adolescents, and adults. Specialties include ADHD, Anxiety, Mood Disorders, Depression, Emotional Disturbance, Developmental Disorders, etc. For more information, please contact 779-423-0275, email [email protected], or visit www.annjamescounseling.com
Arbor Counseling Center
1401 McHenry Rd., Ste. 122, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Arbor also has offices in three other locations: Crystal Lake (60014), Gurnee (60031) and Hoffman Estates (60169).
Provides services for children, adolescents, and adults. Specialties include Depression Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Eating Disorders, Child/Adolescent Disorders (e.g., ADHD, ODD, etc.), Addictions, and Trauma. For more information, please contact 847-306-5926, or visit www.arborcounselingcenter.com
Beautiful Mind Therapy
1270 Bamberg Ct., Hanover Park, IL 60133
Provides services for children, adolescents, and adults. Specialties include Anxiety and Fears, Finding Purpose in Life, Self-Esteem, Depression, and Life Transitions. Some of the issues of focus include Conflict Resolution, Stress Management, Coping Skills, Adolescent Relationship issues, etc. For more information, please contact 708-695-4808, email [email protected], or visit http://www.beautifulmindtherapy.com
Behavioral & Counseling Services
1095 Pingree Rd., Ste. 204, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
There is an additional site in Crystal Lake (60014) as well as one in South Barrington (60010). Provides services for children and adolescents. Specialty areas include Mental Health Counseling, Behavior Modification, Art Therapy, Play Therapy, Music Therapy, Speech & Language, and ABA Therapy. For more information, please contact 224-256-2607, or visit www.bcs4you.com
5202 Washington St., Ste. 1, Downers Grove, IL 60515
Provides services for children, adolescents, and adults. Specialties include Anxiety, Addiction, Grief and Loss, Depression, Eating Disorders, OCD, Self-Harm, Trauma & PTSD, and Self-Esteem. In addition to Individual Counseling, Family Counseling and Play Therapy are also offered. For more information, please contact 630-506-1491, email [email protected], or visit www.breezecounseling.com
Children’s Research Triangle
70 E. Lake Street, Ste. 1300, Chicago, IL 60601
Provides services for children and adolescents. All therapy services provided through CRT’s community partner sites are provided free-of-cost and are grant-funded. For more information please contact 312- 726- 4011, email [email protected], or visit www.childrensresearchtriangle.org
28379 Davis Pkwy, Unit 801, Warrenville, IL 60555
Provides services for children and adolescents. Review the list of Practitioners to determine those whom focus on areas of identified needs (e.g., Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, etc.). For more information, please contact 630-393-9800, email [email protected], or visit www.claruscenter.com
Community Counseling Centers of Chicago (C4)
C4Clark: 4740 North Clark St., Chicago, IL 60640; 773-769-0205
C4Broadway: 5710 North Broadway St., Chicago, IL 60660; 773-728-1000
C4 North: 2542 West North Ave., Chicago, IL 60647; 773-365-7277
C4 Belle Plaine (Admin Office): 2014 W. Belle Plaine Ave., Chicago, IL 60618; 872-235-0800
Provides services for children, adolescents, and adults. Specialties include Screening, Assessment and Treatment, Life Skills Training, Family and Group Therapies, and Therapeutic Youth Summer Camps. Crisis services are also provided. For more information, please call one of the centers at the numbers listed above, or visit www.c4chicago.org
Community Services Council
440 Quadrangle Drive, Ste. C., Bolingbrook, IL 60440
Provides services for children, adolescents, and adults. Specialties include Depression, Anxiety, Anger Management, Child/Teen Behavioral Problems & School-Related Issues, Eating Disorders, etc. Offers counseling services on a reduced-fee basis in the Will County surrounding area.
For more information, please contact 815-886-5000, or visit www.thecsc.org
Counseling Center of the North Shore
992 ½ Green Bay Rd., Winnetka, IL 60093
Provides services for children, adolescents, and adults. Specialties include Anxiety & Stress, Low Self-Esteem & Shame, Depression, Substance Use & Addictions, Trauma, and Grief/Loss. A sliding fee scale is available.
For more information, please contact 847-446-8060 or visit www.ccns.org
Courage to Connect Mental Health Center
2400 Ravine Way, Ste. 600, Glenview, IL 60025. There are three other sites in Glencoe (60022), Lake Bluff (60044) and Wilmette (60091). Visit www.couragetoconnecttherapy.com for specific locations.
Provides services for children, adolescents, and adults including Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Therapy, Executive Functioning Coaching, Family Therapy, Psychological Testing, and Telehealth. Specialties include Academic Issues, Adjustment Issues, Anxiety/Depression, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Body Image, ADHD, etc. For more information, please contact 847-730-3042, or visit www.couragetoconnecttherapy.com
566 West Lake, Ste. 200, Chicago, IL 60661
Provides services for adolescents and young adults. Specialties include Depression, Health Concerns, Social Exclusion, Anxiety, Trauma, LGBTQIA+, Grief and Loss, etc.
For more information, please contact 312-525-8887, or visit www.encirclew.com
Erie Family Health
2418 W. Division, Chicago, IL 60622
Provides services for children, adolescents, and young adults ages 12-24. The Erie Teen Health Center offers a range of services. Specialties include Children’s Health, Teen Health, STI Testing, Pregnancy Testing, Behavioral Health and Counseling, Substance Use Services, etc.
For more information, please contact 312-666-3494, or visit www.eriefamilyhealth.org
Family Counseling Services
70 S. River Street, Aurora, IL 60506; 84 Templeton Drive, Oswego, IL 60543
Provides services for children, adolescents, and adults. Specialties include Psychiatric Services, Telehealth Services, and Behavioral Health Care focused on a range of issues such as Depression, Anxiety, Self-Injury, Worry and Suicidal Thoughts.
For more information, please contact 630-844-2662, or visit www.aurorafcs.org
Grow Wellness Group
200 East 5th Avenue, Ste. 109, Naperville, IL 60563
Provides services for children, adolescents, and adults. Specialties include Counseling, Therapy, Psychological Testing, Yoga Therapy, Life Coaching, Sports Psychology, and Wellness Services. Some of the issues addressed by Grow’s Counseling, Therapy and Wellness Team include Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, and Grief/Loss.
For more information, please contact 331-457-2020, email [email protected], or visit www.growwellnessgroup.com
Heritage Counseling Center
24020 West Riverwalk Court, Ste. 100, Plainfield, IL 60544
Provides services for children, adolescents, and adults. Offers individual and group therapy. Specialties include ADHD, School Refusal, OCD, Depression, Test and Relationship Anxiety, Trauma, Grief/Loss, Being Bullied or Bullying Others, etc. For more information, please contact 815-281-5575, or visit www.heritagecounseling.com
Individual & Family Connection
7357 W North Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305; 2865 N. Clybourn Ave., Chicago, IL 60618
Provides services for children, parents, and families. Specialties include Anxiety, OCD & Panic Disorders, Self-Esteem Issues, Family Transitions & Sibling Relationships, School Problems, Childhood Depression, etc. For more information, please contact 773-270-0469, email [email protected], or visit www.ifccounseling.com
255 Revere Drive, Ste. 200, Northbrook, IL 60062 (North Suburban site); Additional sites are found in Chicago (60645 & 60659), Skokie (60077), and Buffalo Grove (60098). See website (www.jcfs.org) for specific locations.
Provides services for children, adults, couples, and families. Specialty programs for Children and Adolescents include Psychological Testing & Neurodevelopmental Evaluations, The Virginia Frank Child Developmental Center (supports young children with emotional and behavioral challenges that may interfere with their success in a traditional preschool or day care setting), Integrated Pediatric Therapies, Special Education (therapeutic education), The Response for Teens and Young Adults (empowering youth to make healthy life choices), Recreational & Social Opportunities, Resources for Parents, Specialized Assessments (testing, diagnosis, and treatment plans for children who may have autism spectrum disorders), and Clinical Child Welfare Services. JCFS Chicago further offers Counseling and Psychological Services for children, teens and adults focused on a range of issues (e.g., Anxiety & Depression, Stress Management, Grief/Loss, Life Transitions, etc.). Specialty counseling programs include the Disruptive Behavior Clinic, Education & Support Groups, Psychological Testing & Evaluation, Specialized Assessments, and Individual & Family Counseling. For more information, please contact 855-275-5237, or visit www.jcfs.org
JCFS Response for Teens
Seigle Building, 5140 Gold Rd, Skokie, IL 60077
Provides services for tweens, teens, and families. Specialties include Counseling on such issues as Anxiety, Depression, Parent-teen communication, Academic concerns, Relationship issues, and Divorce, as well as Leadership Development via programs like Operation Snowball, Youth for Change Teen Advisory Board, and summer programs. For more information, please contact 847-676-0078, or visit www.jcfs.org/response
Kenneth Young Center
Main Office: 1001 Rohlwing Road, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007; Three other sites in Schaumburg (60169 and 60173) and Mt. Prospect (60056). See website www.kennethyoung.org for specific locations.
Provides services for children, adolescents, and adults. Mental Health Counseling specialties for youth include school phobia, anxiety, peer rejection, behavior problems, serious trauma, etc. Several groups for children and teens are also offered: Social Skills: Shining Stars (ages 6-9), Impulse Control: Jumping Beans (ages 7-10), Girl’s Circle (ages 13-18), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Adolescent Group, and Anxiety & Depression Group. The Kenneth Young Center further offers several community programs. The Community Collaboration Team promotes healthy choices for youth ages 10-17 and young adults 18-25 through education, awareness of health issues, policy changes, community collaboration, and evidence-based programs that support substance use prevention. In addition, the LGBTQ+ Center offers youth programming, advocacy opportunities, professional trainings, and community events throughout the year. For more information, please contact 847-524-8800, or visit www.kennethyoung.org
Leyden Family Service and Mental Health Center
Address: 10001 Grand Avenue, Franklin Park, IL 60131
Provides a range of counseling, treatment and preventative care services for children and families, adolescents, adults, and senior citizens. Specialty programs include The SHARE alcohol and drug detox rehabilitation program, which also provides outpatient support for problem gambling, The Leyden Living Room free drop-in center, and 24-hour emergency crisis services (e.g., onsite evaluations, scheduling of appointments and/or referrals to outside resources, and pre-admission screening for clients needing hospitalization). Individual, couples and family therapy are also offered to support clients dealing with anxiety, depression, school difficulties, relationship conflict, etc. For more information, please contact 847-451-0330, or visit www.leydenfamilyservice.org
Life Stance Health
There are 48 locations throughout Illinois. Visit www.lifestance.com for a list of all available locations. Provides support for children, adolescents, and adults. Life Stance tailors their care plans to fit each person’s unique needs, linking patients to psychiatrists, psychologists and/or licensed therapists, as needed; both in-person and telehealth appointments are available. Specialties include a wide array of mental health conditions (e.g., ADHD, Adjustment Disorders, Agoraphobia, Anger, Anxiety, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Eating Disorders, Depression, Childhood Trauma, OCD, ODD, Phobias, etc.). For more information, please visit www.lifestance.com
Metropolitan Family Services
101 North Wacker Drive, 17th Floor, Chicago, IL 60656 (for General Inquiries). There are seven community services in Chicago (60628, 60629, 60634, 60617), Dupage-Wheaton (60187), Evanston/Skokie Valley (60077), and Southwest Center-Palos Hills (60465). See www.metrofamily.org for specific locations.
Provides services to children, adolescents, adults, and families with 81% being part of the working poor or lower-middle class. Specialties include Early Learning, Afterschool and Job Readiness Programs, Counseling, Mental Health Services, and Legal Assistance. For more information, please contact 312-986-4000, email [email protected], or visit www.metrofamily.org
Midwest Center for Hope and Healing
There are three locations in Oak Brook (60523), Lombard (60148), and Lisle (60532). See www.mchhcounseling.com for specific locations.
Provides individual counseling, children and adolescent counseling, couples counseling, and family counseling for children, adolescents, and adults. Online/telehealth therapy is also available. Specialties include grief, anxiety, depression, anger management, stress management, body image issues, conflict resolution, and Neurofeedback Therapy. For more information, please contact 630-560-1100, or visit www.mchhcounseling.com
159 N. Sangamon St., Ste. 200, Chicago, IL 60607
A psychiatric urgent care that specializes in medication management and therapeutic services for clients struggling with anxiety, depression, mood disorders, life adjustment concerns and/or seeking interventions that support lasting life changes. Treatments include long-term medication management, substance use MAT, group therapy, and individual Crisis MicroTherapy. They provides in-person and virtual appointments to children, teens, and adults. For more information, please call 516-505-7200 or visit https://mindful.care/
2272 95th St., Ste. 305, Naperville, IL 60564
Provides services for children, teens, and adults. Specialties include Anxiety, Depression & Bi-Polar Depression, Divorce, Grief, Relationship Issues, Substance Abuse Issues, and Child & Teen Counseling. Some of the common areas of struggle among children and teens that are addressed include Depression, Anxieties, Low Frustration Tolerance, School Refusal, ADHD, Peer Difficulties and Social Skills Problems. For more information, please contact 630-753-9800, or visit www.modifycounseling.com
North Shore Family Services
There are four Chicagoland locations in Northbrook (60062), Libertyville (60048), Park Ridge (60068) and Skokie (60077). See www.northshorefamilyservices.com for specific locations.
Provides services for children, teens, and families. Some of the many strategies they use include CBT, DBT, organizational resources, role-playing techniques, social thinking curriculum and stories, problem-solving strategies, play therapy, ERP, parenting tips/strategies, and even games. Specialties include anxiety, hyperactivity, sibling rivalry, grief/loss, problem-solving, transitions, etc. For more information, please contact 847-668-4295, ext. 700, email [email protected], or visit www.northshorefamilyservices.com
Oak Park Behavioral Medicine
1024 North Blvd., Ste. 201, Oak Park, IL 60301
Provides services to children (5-11), adolescents (12-17), and adults living with a chronic mental illness. Clinicians employ a range of treatment strategies to meet clients’ needs such as CBT for IBS or medical hypnotherapy for chronic migraines. Specialties include Digestive Illness and Coping with “Long COVID.” For more information, please contact 708-405-2128, or visit www.opbmed.com
OMNI Youth Services
1111 W. Lake Cook Rd., Buffalo Grove, IL 60089 (Main Office). Additional locations are found in Wheeling (60090); see www.omni4all.org for specific information.
Provides services for youth, adolescents, and families. OMNI offers individual, family, and group counseling (e.g., LGBTQIQ Initiatives with OMNI; SPARCS group for teens dealing with chronic stress; Substance Abuse Treatment and Recovery Program, etc.) utilizing an experiential therapy treatment approach. Specialties include Diagnostic and Assessment Services, Crisis Intervention Services, and Critical Incident Services. For more information, call 847-353-1500, or visit www.omni4all.org
Open Path Psychotherapy Collective
Provides services for children, adolescents, and adults. This nonprofit allows therapists to provide affordable in-office and online psychotherapy sessions between $40 and $70 ($30 for student intern sessions). Clients search the Open Path network to find a therapist in their area, pay a one-time lifetime membership fee of just $65, and then can schedule online with a therapist of their choosing. This is a great service for low-income families that are seeking mental health services online or in-person. For more information, please visit www.openpathcollective.org
Paramount Counseling Services, PLLC
899 Skokie Blvd., Ste. 408, Northbrook, IL 60062
Provides services for children, adolescents, and adults. Therapy services include Individual Therapy, Couples & Family Therapy, and Child/Adolescent Therapy. Specialties include Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Depression & Mood Disorders, Grief/Trauma, Life Transitions, Couples & Family Conflict Resolution, Personality Disorders, and Parenting Skills. For more information, please contact 847-305-35555, email [email protected], or visit www.paramountil.com
906 Davis St., Evanston, IL 60201
Provides community-based substance use prevention and treatment services to the residents of Evanston, Northfield, New Trier, Maine and Niles Townships, and the north side of Chicago. Specialties include Addiction Treatment (Intensive Outpatient treatment programs for teens and adults), Early Intervention (Support for teens experimenting with alcohol or drugs), MAT Services (For adults with opioid use disorder), DUI Risk Education (DUI Risk Education classes for adults), and Prevention Programming (Campaigning and education about drugs, misuse, resources, and mental health in schools and communities). For more information, call 847-492-1778, or visit www.peerservices.org
Pillars Community Health
There are four behavioral health centers in Berwyn (2 sites–60402), Hickory Hills (60457), and La Grange (60525). See www.pillarscommunityhealth.org for specific locations.
Provides community-based services for children, adolescents, and adults. Many of their programs are available in both English and Spanish; some programs are offered in Arabic or Polish. Some services are available free of charge; others are offered on a sliding fee scale. Community Health Center Services include Medical, Dental, and Behavioral Health. Specialties in Behavioral Health and Support Services include Outpatient Mental Health, Substance Use Disorder/DUI Services, Buddy’s Place/Grief Support, Community Support, Mobile Crisis Response/SASS, Employment Services, and the Family Support Program. For more information, please contact 708-745-5277, or visit www.pillarscommunityhealth.org
Pilsen Wellness Center
There are 15 programming sites located in communities with predominantly Latino-origin residents in the Chicagoland area, including Chicago (60608, 60617, 60632), Pilsen (60608), Little Village (60623), Stone Park (60165), Melrose Park (60160), Cicero (60804), Berwyn (60402), and a new location coming soon to McKinley Park (60609). See www.pilsenwellnesscenter.org for specific locations.
Provides services for children, adolescents, and adults. Specialties include Mental Health Services, Substance Use Services, Youth Services (e.g., Adolescent Substance Use Prevention Program, Chicago Substance Use Prevention Program, Teen Mom’s Program, DOULA Program), Education Services, and DUI Services. For more information, please contact 773-579-0832, or visit www.pilsenwellnesscenter.org
Plainfield Counseling Center & Naperville Aurora Counseling Center
Plainfield: 24012 W. Renwick Road, Unit 204, Plainfield, IL 60544
Naperville/Aurora: 3909 75th Street, Unit 101, Aurora, IL 60504
Provides services for children, adolescents, and adults. Specialties include Teletherapy, Individual Therapy, Couples Therapy, Family Therapy, Psychological-Neuropsychological Testing, Play Therapy, and Art Therapy. Some of the concerns they can help with include Anxiety, Depression, Grief/Bereavement, Stress Management, Shyness, Bullying, OCD, and Addictions/Substance Abuse. For more information, please contact 815-676-4688, or visit www.plainfieldcounselingcenter.com
Riverwalk Counseling Center
710 E Ogden, Ste. 330, Naperville, IL 60563
Provides services for adolescents and adults. Specialties include Addiction, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder & Depression, Codependency, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Divorce Support, Post-partum Issues, Trauma/EMDR, Women’s Issues, and Other Behavioral & Physical Dependencies. For more information, please contact 630-848-0445, or visit www.riverwalkcounseling.net
S & J Wellness
4320 Winfield Rd., Ste. 200, Warrenville, IL 60555
Provides services for children, adolescents, and adults. Specialties include Therapy for Trauma and PTSD, Anxiety Therapy, Therapy for Adoption, Family Complexities, Couples & Family Counseling, Online Therapy, Child & Teen Counseling, Therapy for Cultural & Racial Issues, LGBTQIA+ Affirming Therapy, and Therapy in Spanish. For more information, please contact 815-782-2172, or visit www.snjwellness.com
Samaritan Counseling Center
Counseling services are based out of churches in Evanston (60202, 60201), Lake Forest (60045), Wilmette (60091), Winnetka (60093), Libertyville (60048), and Chicago (60614). See www.northshoresamaritan.org for specific locations.
Provides services for children, adolescents, and adults. Specialties include brief and long-term psychotherapy with individuals, marriage counseling & enrichment, premarital counseling, divorce counseling, family counseling, group counseling, and support groups. For more information, please contact 847-446-6955, or visit www.northshoresamaritan.org
4331 W. 127th Street, Matteson, IL 60443
Provides services for children, adolescents, and adults. Specialties include Individual Counseling focused on such issues as Anxiety, Depression, Life Transitions, Grief/Loss, Trauma, Divorce, Substance Use, etc.; Mental Health Services for Youth in Schools (Group Therapy focused on issues such as Anxiety, Trauma, Anger, School Refusal, Impulse Control, etc.); and the START Program (a Psychosocial Rehabilitation program supporting people with an intellectual or developmental disability AND a mental illness).
For more information, please contact 708-371-9700, or visit www.sertomacentre.org
977 Lakeview Dr., Ste. 100, Vernon Hills, IL 60061
155 Revere Dr., Ste. 4, Northbrook, IL 60062
Provides services for children and adolescents ages 5 and up. Specialties include Partial Hospitalization Program (Vernon Hills location only, grades 6th-12th); Intensive Outpatient Services (Vernon Hills location only, grades 6th-12th); Outpatient counseling for teens 13+ specializing in Anxiety, Trauma, Depression, Eating Disorders and Life Transitions; Counseling for children 5-12 specializing in Anxiety, Depression, Self-Esteem, School Refusal, Trauma, and ADHD. For more information, call 224-424-0432, or visit www.simplybeecounseling.net
Stenzel Clinical Services
There are four locations in Wheaton (60187), Naperville (60563), Geneva (60134), and Schaumburg (60173). See www.stenzelclinical.com for specific locations.
Provides Online Counseling, Individual Counseling, Family Counseling, Group Counseling, and Christian Counseling for children, adolescents, and adults. Specialties include Abuse/Trauma/PTSD, Anger, Anxiety, Depression, Divorce, Grief/Loss, Marriage Counseling, and Self-Injury. For more information, please contact 630-588-1201, or visit www.stenzelclinical.com
Summit Clinical Services
1761 S. Naperville Road, Ste. 200, Wheaton, IL 60189
Summit’s multidisciplinary staff of psychiatrists, psychologists, and therapists provide services for children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Specialties are quite extensive (see www.summitclinical.com for the complete list). A few examples include Anger management, Energy psychology, Life transitional issues, College adjustment, Performance anxiety, Depression, and Sleep problems.
For more information, please contact 630-260-0606, or visit www.summitclinical.com
The Anxiety Treatment Center of Greater Chicago
656 W. Randolph, Suite 4W, Chicago, IL 60661
707 Lake Cook Road, Ste. 310, Deerfield, IL 60015
1224 Centre W. Dr., Ste. 400D, Springfield, IL 62704
Provides services for children, adolescents, and adults. Therapy modalities include CBT, DBT, Exposure and Response Prevention, and Intensive Treatment. Specialties include Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Specific Phobias Panic Disorder, Trichotillomania & Dermotillomania, Health Anxiety, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, School Refusal, Separation Anxiety, Tourette Syndrome & Tics, Autism Spectrum Disorder with Anxiety, and Insomnia.
For more information, please contact 877-559-0001, or visit www.anxietytreatmentcenter.com
The Family Institute at Northwestern University
618 Library Place, Evanston, IL 60201
8 S. Michigan Ave., 10th Floor, Chicago, IL 60603
666 Dundee Rd., Ste. 1501, Northbrook, IL 60062
Westbrook Corporate Center, One Westbrook Corporate Center, Tower One, Ste. 300, Westchester, IL 60154
Provides services for children, adolescents, and adults. Specialties include Child & Adolescent Therapy, Couple & Marriage Therapy, Family Therapy, Individual Therapy, Specialized Services & Programs (e.g., CBT, DBT, RODBT, Mindfulness & Behavior Therapies, LGBTQ+ Behavior Health, and Transitions to Parenthood), Groups, Neuropsychological Assessments, and Psychiatry.
For more information, please contact 847-733-4300 or visit www.family-institute.org
The Josselyn Center
Headquarters: 1135 Skokie Blvd., Northbrook, IL 60062
405 Central Ave, Northfield, IL 60093
415 Washington St., Waukegan, IL 60085
777 Central Ave., Ste. 17, Highland Park, IL 60035
501 Bank Lane, Highwood, IL 60040
Provides services for children, adolescents, and adults. Mental health specialties include Therapy, Psychiatry, Individual Placement & Support, and a Walk-In Clinic at their Northfield location. The following community programs are further offered: The Living Room, Adult Drop-in Programs, and Mental Health First Aid. For more information, please contact 847-441-5600, or visit www.josselyn.org
The Juniper Center
There are six locations in Park Ridge (60068), Chicago-Lakeview (60657), Chicago-Downtown (60601), Barrington (60010), Oak Park (60301), and Northfield-North Shore (60093)
Provides services for children and adolescents, and adults. Specialties include Adults, Couples & Families, Juniper Junior: Compassionate Support for Children, Toddlers to Teens, LGBTQIA+ Services, Family Therapy, Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy, Relationships, Teletherapy Services, Medication Management/Psychiatry, Therapy Groups, and Internship & Pro Bono Therapy. For more information, please contact 847-759-9110, or visit www.thejunipercenter.com
The Lighthouse Emotional Wellness Counseling
3205 N. Wilke Rd., Ste. 112, Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Provides services for children, adolescents, and adults. Specialties include Couples & Marriage Counseling, Couples Coaching, Individual Counseling/Personal Coaching, Family Counseling, Child & Adolescent Counseling (focused on such issues as friendships, self-esteem, stress, depression, bullying, anxiety, ADHD, self-injury, etc.), and EMDR Therapy.
For more information, please contact 847-278-2019, or visit www.lighthouseemotionalwellness.com
The OCD & Anxiety Center
2805 Butterfield Road, Ste. 120, Oak Brook, IL 60523
Provides services for children, adolescents, and adults. They treat OCD, Anxiety, PTSD, and Anxiety-related disorders through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Exposure & Response Prevention. Specialties include Childhood Anxiety Disorders (e.g., School Phobia, Selective Mutism, Separation, Anxiety, etc.), Adolescent and Adult Anxiety Disorders (e.g., Social Anxiety, Panic Disorder, Health Anxiety, etc.), OCD & Related Disorders (e.g., Trichotillomania & Dermatillomania, Hoarding Disorder, Body Dysmorphia Treatment, and Anxiety Related Disorders (e.g., Insomnia, Tourette Syndrome & Tic Disorder, Failure to Launch, etc.). For more information, please contact 630-522-3124, email [email protected], or visit www.theocdandanxietycenter.com
The Tree House Center for Growth and Learning
4160 IL Route 83, Ste. 211, Long Grove, IL 60047
Provides services for children, adolescents, and families. Specialties (programs) include Friday Night Out and Summer Camp groups (for those age 5-young adults), Friday Night Out and Summer Night Out for Teens, Gamers Group, Individual Child & Teen Therapy Sessions, Individual Sessions: Art Therapy, Tween Girls Group, IEP/504 Special Education Support/Advocacy, Friendship Groups, and Family & Parenting Therapy Sessions. For more information, please contact 847-975-5598, email [email protected], or visit www.treehousecgl.com
Touchstone Therapy Center
200 North Fairway Drive, Ste. 208, Vernon Hills, IL 60061
Provides the following services for children, adolescents, and adults: Counseling (in-person or Telehealth), Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech & Language Therapy. Counseling specialties for adults include life stage transitions, depression, anxiety, anger, work-life balance issues, marital conflict, family challenges for children with special needs, etc. Counseling specialties for children/teens include school problems, social skills, adoption, anxiety, depression, anger, sibling issues, etc. Group services are further offered (e.g., support groups, processing groups, therapeutic tabletop role-playing games, and therapeutic yoga & meditation). For more information, please contact 847-996-6666, email [email protected], or visit www.therapediatrics.com
Turning Point Behavioral Healthcare Center
8324 Skokie Blvd., Skokie, IL 60077
Provides services for children, adolescents, adults, and families. Turning Point offers a variety of mental health services, including Individual, Family & Couples Therapy, Group Therapy (weekly, wide ranging groups providing help with socialization, skill-building, self-care, peer support, coping skills, and symptom management), Case Management, Turning Point Residential (Time-limited Transitional Living Program for adults with chronic mental illness), Psychiatry (initial diagnostic evaluations and ongoing medication management for clients in their TLP Program), The Living Room (a free-of-charge program for adults in crisis), and Crisis Services (24/7 crisis line: 847-933-9202). For more information, please call 847-933-0051, or visit www.tpoint.org
Womencare Counseling Center
1740 Ridge Ave., Ste. 201, Evanston, IL 60201
Provides services for children, adolescents, and adults. Womencare is a leader in the treatment of trauma and traumatic stress disorders. Specialties include Relationship Trauma, Sexual Abuse, Identity Issues, Relationship Difficulties, PTSD, Complex PTSD, LGBTQ+, Depression & Anxiety, Body Image & Esteem Issues, Grief/Loss & Complicated Grief, Mind-Body Healing, Sexuality & Sexual Identity, Trust & Intimacy, Self-Injury, Non-Traditional Families, School Difficulties, Life Transitions, Dissociative Disorders, and Eating Disorders. Therapists offer individual, couples, relationship, child/adolescent, family, and group counseling. For more information, please call 847-475-7003, or visit www.womencarecounseling.com
Youth Services of Glenview/Northbrook
3080 W. Lake Ave., Glenview, IL 60026
Provides individualized, activities-based mental health care for children and adolescents in Chicago’s northern suburbs. Services include individual therapy, group therapy, crisis intervention, socialization groups, after-school groups, pride, sexuality education, academic support, juvenile diversion, financial assistance, and referrals. Specialties include Study Buddies (a free academic support program designed for children in grades 1-8), SHARE (classroom workshops focused on sexual health, healthy relationships, and sexual & gender identities, as well as workshops for adults that are designed to support positive sexual and identity development among youth), the Pride Youth Program (offers social, support, and leadership programming for more than 250 LGBTQ+ youth ages 4-24 and their families across Chicago’s northern suburbs), and Juvenile Diversion (a program that keeps young people who have broken the law out of the court system while still holding them accountable for their actions). For more information, please call 847-724-2620, or visit www.ysgn.org
Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment
PEER Services: 906 Davis St., Evanston, IL 60201; 847-492-1778
Provides age-appropriate and culturally relevant information, education and counseling to help adolescents remain drug-free. The Adolescent Treatment Program at PEER Services offers a variety of early intervention, treatment and supportive services for youth and families (e.g., drug education, counseling, intensive outpatient, referral to residential care/inpatient treatment when needed, etc.). Adolescents admitted to the PEERS program receive individually designed treatment plans; family involvement is strongly encouraged. Offers treatment scholarships for those clients unable to pay full fee for services. www.peerservices.org