Deer Park

21925 W. Field Parkway, Suite 215
Deer Park, IL 60010
(847) 438-4222
Fax: (847) 438-0844

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.

 

Services

  • Individual therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Marital/Premarital therapy
  • Counseling for adolescents and young children
  • Group therapy

Free Download

Deer Park Therapists

The following therapists are available in Deer Park

Emily Nikfar, MSW

Chicago | Deer Park

Emily is a recent graduate from the Tulane School of Social Work, where she completed her MSW and had a concentration in Mental Health, Addiction, and Family Therapy. She has a background in Theater Arts and received her BA in Acting from Columbia College Chicago.

Brendan Bell, MA, LCPC

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.

Jack Gordon, MSW, LCSW, CCATP

Deer Park

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.

Maria Statkus Ritchey, MA, LCPC, CCATP-CA

Deer Park | Wheaton | Chicago

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.

Kristine Buelow, MSW, LCSW

Deer Park | Wheaton

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, families, and parents. Her approach is genuine, full of grace and with a sense of humor.

Liz Lattof, MA, LCPC, CCATP

Deer Park | Lake Zurich

As a Licensed Clinical 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.

John Kim, MA, LPC

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.

Haley Kramer Kaimakis, MS, LPC

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, MA, LMFT

Deer Park

Alessa Rosati is a Licensed 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 Miree, MA, LPC

Deer Park

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.

Kristen Micula, MSW

Deer Park

Kristen has a Master of Social Work from Aurora University. As a special needs therapist and advocate who has worked with children and adults with special needs for 15 years, she is passionate about empowering individuals using a strengths based approach.

Emily Salomon, MS.Ed., LPC

Deer Park

Emily earned her MS.Ed. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Northern Illinois University. Emily holds deep value for the safe space that exists within the therapeutic relationship. She embraces the importance of being provided with new lenses with which a client may see the world a bit differently.

Nicole Taylor, MS.Ed., LPC

Deer Park | McHenry

Nicole is a licensed therapist who is passionate about working with children, adolescents, and young adults. She specializes in anxiety, depression, and self-esteem.

View All

Deer Park Groups

Here are some books and other resources we recommend to get started

Social Emotional Learning Group

This group is designed to teach children, ages 8-10, foundational coping skills so that they can independently implement them in home, school, and social environments.

Date: Mondays from 5-6pm, November 7th-December 12th, 2022

Location: Cherry Hill Counseling - Deer Park, 21925 W Field Parkway, Suite 215, Deer Park, IL 60010

Cost: $60/per session for 6 weeks paid at the time of registration ($360 total)

Contact: Kristen Micula or Haley Kaimakis, kristen@cherryhillcounseling.com or haley@cherryhillcounseling.com

View more info

LGBTQ+ Teen Processing Group

A safe place for self discovery by processing, developing self-advocacy skills, and learning how to cope with identity related stressors.

Date: Saturdays from 3pm-4:30pm running in 8-week cycles

Location: Cherry Hill Counseling - Deer Park, 21925 W Field Parkway, Suite 215, Deer Park, IL 60010

Cost: $75/session or $300/month to be paid on sessions 1 and 5.

Contact: Emily Salomon or Alessa Rosati, emily@cherryhillcounseling.com or alessa@cherryhillcounseling.com

View more info