Vernon Hills977 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 150
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 (847) 438-4222
Fax: (847) 438-0844
Situated in the heart of Vernon Hills, Cherry Hill Counseling is conveniently located to serve the families of Vernon Hills and surrounding Lake County communities. The Cherry Hill – Vernon Hills office, in Hawthorn Business Park on Lakeview Parkway, is located less than a half-mile from Hawthorn Mall and right across the street from the scenic Century Park . Our office provides the best of both worlds: convenient access and also a place to retreat from the busyness of life to begin your healing journey.
Our treatment team at Cherry Hill – Vernon Hills is composed of experienced and trained clinicians specializing in working with individuals and families affected by substance abuse and addictions, trauma, and adolescent/family problems. This team of clinicians also provides specialized care for women’s issues including mood disorders that affect women across the reproductive life span. The Vernon Hills team enjoys working with couples and marriages to assist couples with exploring, understanding, and changing relational patterns that cause distress in the relationship and in the home. See the list below for a more expanded version of all of the treatment specialties provided at this location.
Our Vernon Hill team offers bilingual therapists, providing therapy in Mandarin Chinese, Filipino (Tagalog), and Spanish.
Clinicians at Cherry Hill – Vernon Hills are available to see clients 6 days per week, Monday – Saturday.
- Individual therapy
- Family therapy
- Marital/Premarital therapy
- Counseling for adolescents and children
- Group therapy
- Multilingual Therapy
Vernon Hills Therapists
The following therapists are available in Vernon Hills
Alexis Mathews Carr, MA, LPC
Alexis strives to make her clients feel safe, welcome, and accepted through the use of empathy, genuineness, and humor. Her counseling approach is rooted in CBT, DBT, and a strengths based approach. Alexis works with clients to identify their strengths in order to find growth and healing.
John DeArvil, MSW, LSW
John studied psychology at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and earned his master’s degree in social work from Loyola University Chicago. He has experience working with adolescents, adults, and families in outpatient and residential treatment settings. John is motivated to work with people to help them progress towards their goals and see genuine improvement.
Joshua Flanagan, MA, LPC
Josh earned his MA in Mental Health Counseling from Trinity International University. Josh is a compassionate and energetic individual who has a lot of passion for helping others. He loves to express himself through creative avenues such as photography, design, etc. and always will do life within community.
Juan Torres, MSW, LSW, CADC
Juan is a Licensed Social Worker in the State of Illinois and can provide services in both English and Spanish. He specializes in treating substance use disorders and mood disorders. He works with adolescents and adults in both individual and group settings.
Michael Albert, MA, LCPC
Michael is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the State of Illinois. He has nearly 2 decades of experience in the mental health field. He has provided services in many different settings including agency and hospital settings before private practice. Michael works well with a broad age range of clients, but has a special affinity for adolescents and young adults.
Leslie Scofield, MSW, LCSW, CADC
Leslie Scofield, MSW, LCSW, CADC is a Licensed Social Worker who has worked in the field of substance abuse for over 15 years. Her practice ranges from children to adults, and focuses on trauma, grief and loss, family issues, and addictions. She is passionate about working with groups. Leslie is also retired from military service, which informs her clinical perspective.
Debbie Levine, MSW, LSW
Debbie has worked in both the medical and clinical fields and has amassed much experience helping people navigate their unique life journeys. Her preferred therapeutic approaches include CBT, holistic and mindfulness.
Jessica Pinder, MSW, LCSW
Jessica is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Illinois with advanced practice skills serving adults with substance use disorders, depression, anxiety, and post traumatic stress disorder in addition to traumatic brain injury of various levels of severity and co-existing mental health conditions. She is passionate about human growth and development and has strong generalist competency working with individuals with a wide range of mental health needs.
Katy Robb, MSW, LCSW
Katy Robb is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and received her master’s degree in social work from the School of Social Work at the University of Michigan. She has over a decade of training and experience treating individuals across the lifespan in community-based services, college counseling, and private practice. Katy has been recognized for her work building a community college mental health center.
Vernon Hills Groups
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A safe place for identity exploration through group processing, developing self-advocacy skills, and learning how to cope with identity related stressors. For adults approximately 18 years and up.
Date: Wednesdays, 12-1pm, virtually running in 4-week cycles. Register by Nov. 1, 2023
Location: Cherry Hill Counseling via Zoom
Cost: $60/session, sliding scale available upon consultation
Contact: Emily Salomon or Alessa Rosati, firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
An Introduction to Addiction and Recovery
Join our 4-week Addiction & Recovery Group in Vernon Hills, IL, led by experienced professionals. Explore stages of change, relapse prevention, recovery tools, and building a supportive network for lasting change.
Date: Tuesdays from 6-7:30pm, 10/17, 10/24, 11/7, 11/14 (NOTE: No meeting on 10/31)
Location: Cherry Hill Counseling - Vernon Hills, 977 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 150, Vernon Hills, IL 60061
Cost: $60/session. $240 total. Limited sliding scale options available.
Contact: Joshua Flanagan, MA, 847-438-4222 x 188
Connections Group for Women
Our Wednesday Women’s Connections group is accepting new members. The group is led by therapists Diane Geiser, MSW, LCSW and April Wazny, MA, LPC.
Date: Wednesdays, 3:30-5:00pm
Cost: $195/month. Reach out to discuss payment options
Contact: April Wazny, 847-438-4222 x169