We are excited to announce our recent merge with Upswing Counseling in Wheaton, Illinois. Our office is conveniently located within walking distance from downtown Wheaton and the train station, near the intersection of Roosevelt Road and Carlton Street, in the Prairie Path Office Park. Our location can serve families in sounding communities including Glen Ellyn, Carol Stream, Winfield, Warrenville, Naperville, Lombard, and Lisle. Our 2nd floor suite provides a discrete and calming space that looks out on the Prairie Path-a local wooded walking path, and conveniently located near a play ground. We have offices designed for adult therapy and teens, and also fully-equipped play therapy rooms for children.
See the list below for a more expanded version of all of the treatment specialties provided at this location.
Treatment specialties of clinicians at this location:
- Family relationships (parents/teens/children)
- Play therapy
- Oppositional behavior
- Life transitions
- Aging and geriatrics
- Emotional dysregulation
- Social skills deficits
- Faith-based or spiritual concerns
- Multicultural challenges
- Grief and loss
- School refusal and anxiety
- Parenting skills
- Divorce support
- Anger and aggression
- Blended families
- Difficulty with motivation
- Panic attacks and panic disorder
- High-functioning autistic spectrum
- Women’s issues
- Impulse control
- Mood disorders
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
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.
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.
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.