Posts for Deer Park IL

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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Our Search for Meaning in a Pandemic World

Anxiety, Conflict, Couples, Deer Park IL counselor, Depression, Emotions, IL Counselor, Mental Wellness, Relationships, Self-care, Stress, Trauma, Uncategorized October 8, 2020

As mental health counselors, my colleagues and I are seeing firsthand the psychological consequences of this COVID-19 pandemic health crisis….

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Is it Just Me? Postpartum Anxiety

Anxiety, Deer Park IL counselor, maternal mental health, Mental Wellness, Parents, Self-care, Uncategorized January 16, 2020

Our culture and media depict new motherhood with joy and satisfaction, cuddles and connection. Often, the reality of drastic changes…

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Scrupulosity: Obsessive Compulsive Religion

Anxiety, Deer Park IL counselor, Emotions, obsessive compulsive disorder, Uncategorized November 14, 2019

An article addressing how Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) interacts with religion has a way of drawing out many initial concerns from…

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Next Exit: Self-care

Chicago IL Counselor, Deer Park IL counselor, Emotions, For Counselors, IL Counselor, Mental Wellness, Self-care, Stress, Uncategorized October 26, 2019

When was the last time you’ve done something nice for yourself? For many, finding time for ourselves seems like a…

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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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Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda

Deer Park IL counselor, Emotions, IL Counselor, Individuals, Relationships December 31, 2018

As the calendar turns to a new year it is often a time for reflection. When you look back into…

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The Power of Nondirective Play Therapy

Anxiety, Children, Deer Park IL counselor, Depression, Emotions, Families, Parents, Play Therapy, Uncategorized October 16, 2018

The world of therapy for children is a rapidly advancing and continuously improving field with innovative models for working with…

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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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