Free counseling services for individuals, couples and families, as well as career counseling services, are provided by master's-level counselors-in-training under the supervision of the following:
- Fully licensed Ph.D. counselors
- Marriage and family therapists
Couples and Families
- Child behavior
- Separation/divorce conflicts
- Parenting difficulties
- Extended family problems
- Gay, lesbian, bisexual issues
Individual and Career Counseling
- Stress reduction
- Life transitions
- Grief and mourning
- Personal growth
- Interpersonal issues
- Career choices
- Career transitions
- Educational options
- Workplace issues
- Job dissatisfaction
- Communication issues
- Downsizing, layoffs or outsourcing
Counseling Service Guidelines
- Clients must be 18 years of age and older to receive individual counseling.
- Clients must be 16 years of age (with initial involvement of parent) or older to receive career counseling.
- Children are encouraged to participate in family counseling.
- No restrictions based on gender, race, sexual orientation or financial situation.
- All counseling sessions are confidential. Counselors, however, are mandated by law to report a client who threatens to harm him/herself or another, or situations indicating physical or sexual abuse of minors.
- Sessions are taped for supervisory purposes. Clients remain anonymous to ensure confidentiality and privacy.
- The counseling lab does NOT accept DCFS or court mandated clients or families, clients with substance abuse problems, or severely mentally distressed clients.
- Counselors are available by appointment only. Call 708.534.4545.
- Counselors meet with clients for six to twelve sessions for 50 minutes a week.
- Referrals are made for addictions and anger management issues.