Posts for Family

Caring for the Little Ones Among Us

Adoption, Anxiety, Children, Deer Park IL counselor, Emotions, Families, Family, McHenry IL, McHenry IL Counselor, Mental Wellness, Parents, Play Therapy, Uncategorized October 20, 2020

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.  ~ Benjamin Franklin Have you…

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Managing COVID-19: Tips for Families with Children/Teens

Deer Park IL counselor, Depression, Emotions, Families, Family, IL Counselor, Mental Wellness, Parents, Play Therapy, Relationships, Self-care, Stress, Teens, Uncategorized April 11, 2020

Prior to social distancing, it was easier for families to overlook each other’s anxiety. Enter COVID-19: the virus that the…

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The Unspoken Loss of Adoption’s Happy Endings

Adoption, Chicago IL Counselor, Children, Emotions, Families, Family, Lake Zurich IL Counselor, Parents, Teens, Uncategorized May 13, 2019

Recently, I was asked to write a blog article for the Cherry Hill Counseling website. The topic? Adoption. Makes sense….

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Is My Child too Young for Counseling?

Children, Deer Park IL counselor, Emotions, Families, Family, Parents, Play Therapy, Relationships, Uncategorized April 23, 2019

Maybe you are experiencing some behavioral issues with your child, or they have recently been diagnosed. Perhaps the school or…

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Wired: Social Media and Adolescents

Chicago IL, Chicago IL Counselor, Children, Deer Park IL counselor, Emotions, Families, Family, Mental Wellness, Parents, Teens, Uncategorized April 3, 2019

“It’s time to go! Grab your stuff” calls mom from the kitchen. A muffled “Okay, just a minute” comes from…

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Opening Soon: New Deer Park Office

Anxiety, Children, Couples, Deer Park IL counselor, Emotions, Families, Family, Lake Zurich IL Counselor, Play Therapy July 1, 2018

We are excited to introduce our newest Cherry Hill Counseling office in Deer Park, Illinois scheduled to open in July…

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Now Hiring: Play Therapists

Arlington Heights IL Counselor, Chicago IL Counselor, Children, Emotions, Families, Family, For Counselors, Lake Zurich IL Counselor, McHenry IL Counselor, Play Therapy, Vernon Hills IL Counselor May 19, 2018

Do you have a passion for working with children and adolescents with experience or training in play therapy? Cherry Hill…

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Postpartum Depression and Anxiety: This Isn’t What I Expected

Anxiety, Depression, Family, Lake Zurich IL Counselor, maternal mental health, Parents, Vernon Hills IL Counselor June 24, 2017

Pregnancy is often a time of hopes, dreams, and anticipation. We set our hearts on what we view as ideals…

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7 Ways To Encourage Your Teen To Attend Counseling

Conflict, Families, Family, Lake Zurich IL Counselor, Parents, Relationships April 5, 2016

How To Encourage Your Teen To Attend Counseling As a therapist for teenagers, I’m often asked by frustrated parents how…

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Family Power Struggles: How to Avoid Them

Conflict, Family, Lake Zurich IL Counselor February 26, 2015

“The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice.” – Peggy O’Mara   In my November 5, 2014…

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