PERSONAL BALANCE COUNSELING
A Dialectical Behavior Therapy Center
People helping people find balance in life by learning new skills, coping with difficult situations, and dealing with hardships. Let us help you find your personal balance.
Individual Counseling is a personal opportunity to improve your quality of life. Working with our trained clinician, we explore who you are, identify your unique needs and develop personalized approaches to establish a balanced and improved quality of life. We conduct the therapeutic counseling sessions in a safe, caring and confidential environment.
Family / Couples Counseling is a personalized process for families and couples to improve the quality of life. Partnering with our clinician, you explore and develop an understanding of relationships, the unique needs of the family and approaches for improving the quality of life. We conduct the counseling sessions in a safe, caring and confidential environment.
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Group Counseling is a cognitive-behavioral approach that emphasizes the need to find balance in everyday life. Cognitive-behavior is the way we think and react to the world around us. This approach to counseling focuses on challenging and changing unhelpful intellectual or mental distortions and emotional behaviors that we may have.
Diet & Nutritional Counseling is a personalized approach to helping you establish and adopt a healthier diet and nutritional lifestyle. Our trained clinicians work with you to understand where you are today in terms of your lifestyle, medical conditions and dietary habits. As a result, we define the approaches and action plans to meet your goals of achieving a balanced lifestyle and an improved quality of life.
Michelle is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who obtained her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Northwestern University. Michelle provides individual, family and couples counseling to adolescents, teens, and adults.
Briea is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, and Registered Yoga Teacher. She received her Master’s degree in Social Work from Aurora University. Briea provides therapy to individuals of all ages, with a special interest in people emerging into adulthood.
Karissa is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who obtained her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, with a Child and Adolescent emphasis from Lewis University. Karissa provides individual counseling to children, adolescents, and young adults.
Katie is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who obtained her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Katie provides individual, family, and couples counseling to all ages. Katie has extensive experience in providing therapy to those with addictive behaviors, trauma, sexuality, anxiety, depression, self-injury behaviors, suicidal thoughts, and personality disorders.
Maggie is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who obtained her Master’s degree in Social Work from Aurora University, specializing in clinical mental health. She has extensive experience in providing therapy to those with trauma, grief and loss, transitional phases, anxiety, mood disorders, self-injurious behaviors, suicidal thoughts, and personality disorders.
Mary is a Licensed Professional Counselor who received her M.A. in Counseling from Northwestern University. She has experience in treating anxiety, depression and stress-related symptoms as well as post-traumatic stress, grief and loss, relationship issues, major life transition, addictive behavior, emerging adulthood and developmental concerns.
Megan is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who obtained her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Lewis University with an endorsement in working with children and adolescents. Megan provides individual and family counseling to children, adolescents, and adults.
Stephanie is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a certified clinical trauma professional. She received her Masters degree from Governors State University, focusing on Holistic Practice. Stephanie provides counseling to individuals, couples, family, children, adolescents and young adults.
Bridget is a Licensed Social Worker and received her Master’s degree in Social Work from Aurora University. She is experienced in working with individuals with anxiety, depression, substance use, and stress management. Bridget currently works telehealth and virutal appointments only.
Megan is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional who obtained her Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.
Dorothy Kuklinski is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) and a Certified Alcohol and Other Drugs Addictions Counselor (CADC). Dorothy obtained her Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology Degree from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, specializing in Addictions Counseling.
Having worked as a dietitian for over 15 years, Dawn has seen the freedom and life that comes from finding a balanced, healthy relationship with food and body. Dawn’s gentle, compassionate approach helps individuals feel accepted and supported as they explore their relationship with food and work together to establish realistic, sustainable goals for nourishment, healing, and finding freedom with food.
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