We are excited to introduce our Cherry Hill Counseling office in Deer Park, Illinois! Located near the intersections of Rt. 12, Quentin Road, and Lake Cook Road behind the Deer Park Towne Center, Cherry Hill Counseling is perfectly situated to serve the families of Deer Park and surrounding communities — Palatine, Barrington, Kildeer, Long Grove, and Lake Zurich.
While our treatment team at Cherry Hill–Deer Park is equipped to work with a wide range of clientele, we have specialized training in several high-demand types of counseling including play therapy, parenting, teens and couples counseling. Our newly designed, upscale space offers discrete private offices, and we have two dedicated play therapy rooms to provide children a friendly, fun and productive environment.
See the list below for a more expanded version of all of the treatment specialties provided at this location.
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Treatment specialties of clinicians at this location:
- Family relationships (parents/teens/children)
- Marital concerns
- Life transitions
- Faith-based or spiritual concerns
- Grief and loss
- School refusal and anxiety
- Divorce support
- Anger and aggression
- Difficulty with motivation
- Panic attacks and Panic disorder
- Emotional dysregulation
- High-functioning autism
- Impulse control
- Mood disorders
- Oppositional Behavior
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
- Play therapy
- Social skill deficits
Clinicians at this location:
Deer Park | Wheaton
Brendan Bell is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Illinois. He has worked in private practice for the last 20 years, with offices in both Deer Park and in Wheaton. His expertise involves working with middle schoolers, adolescents, and their families, with extensive experience addressing behavior disorders. Brendan also works with adults and particularly enjoys counseling artists.
Deer Park | Wheaton
Maria has a Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Wheaton College. She believes that it is important to consider each person holistically including the mind, body, and soul. She uses creative methods to help clients articulate their feelings and solve problems. Maria enjoys working with a variety of clients including caregivers, parents, children, teens, young adults, and adults.
Jack is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a certified clinical anxiety treatment professional. He works with adults, families, and adolescents ages 12 and up. He specializes in anxiety treatment and has a passion for work with clients with chronic pain/illness. His clinical interests include anxiety, parenting skills, life/career transitions, and family/relationship issues.
Deer Park | Chicago | Wheaton
Maria is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. Maria is enthusiastic about working with different populations, including children, adolescents, young adults, and families. Maria has experience utilizing non-directive play therapy and her approach is client-centered based, while integrating client strengths within the process.
Sara Vasilev received her Master’s degree in Social Work from Wayne State University. She works with adults and seniors who are facing life challenges such as anxiety, depression, grief and loss. Sara provides her clients with the support they need to find peace and restore joy in their lives.
Wheaton | Deer Park
Kristine has had the honor and opportunity to help many individuals and families over the past 25 years as a social worker. She truly enjoys working with seniors, family caregivers, adults, parents, teens and kids. Her approach is genuine, full of grace and with a sense of humor.
Deer Park | Lake Zurich
As a Licensed Professional Counselor at Cherry Hill Liz works with a wide variety of clients, children, adolescents, families, and adults. She has additional training in play therapy and groups. She enjoys helping people with anxiety, depression, grief, relationship issues, and other challenges and transitions.
Taylor is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. She has experience working with adults with substance use disorder, trauma, mood and anxiety disorders, eating disorders, emotional regulation, and relationship and family conflict. Taylor’s goal is to help clients develop a healthy level of functioning, leading to renewed hope and happiness.
Christina is a trilingual therapist (English, Spanish, and Thai) with a Master’s degree in Social Work from University of Michigan. She specializes in working with children, adolescents, young adults, and families. Christina emphasizes and acknowledges clients’ strengths as she guides them through their personal struggles in hopes that every client she works with will achieve their full potential.
Lake Zurich | Deer Park
John received his MA in Mental Health Counseling from Trinity International University where he gained experience doing therapeutic work through the university's counseling center. John is committed to building warm, authentic, and meaningful relationships with his clients as he helps them work toward their unique goals. He works with individuals, couples, and groups.
McHenry | Deer Park
Haley has a master’s degree from Marquette University. She has experience working with young children and their families to address various issues such as trauma, behavioral problems, and emotion regulation. Haley has a passion for working with children ages 6 and younger. Haley believes in emphasizing a client’s strengths and advocating for their needs.
Alessa Rosati is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist. She graduated from Adler University with a Master’s Degree in Couple and Family Therapy. Along with her work in private practice, Alessa has experience working in school environments and hospital settings. She specializes in helping adolescents and adults with relationship difficulties, issues of low self-esteem, grief and loss, anxiety, and stress.
Arielle received her M.A. in Mental Health Counseling from Trinity International University. She has a passion for helping people heal and grow in order to live a meaningful life. She values authentic relationships and creating a safe space for clients. She has experience working with those struggling with addictions and co-occurring disorders. Arielle enjoys working with a variety of clients including athletes and artists.