Individual and group sessions will be provided.  Possible topics for group sessions include:

  • Life skills
  • Interactive social skills
  • Bullying
  • Stress reduction (meditation), self-worth, confidence building
  • Impulse control
  • Suicide prevention
  • Anger management
  • Grief
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Substance use
  • Leadership skills
  • Body dysmorphia, eating disorders

Signs of depression

  • Falling or staying asleep, or sleeping too much
  • Poor appetite or overeating
  • Frequently feeling sad, anxious, guilty, worthless, or hopeless
  • Loss of interest or motivation in activities once enjoyed; trouble concentrating on activities
  • Moving or talking slower
  • More fidgety or restless
  • Thoughts or mentions of suicide.

The first thing to do is visit your primary care provider to rule out a medical issue.  If you are given an all clear, the next step may be psychotherapy and /or medication.  For more information visit the National Institute of Mental Health at nimh.nih.gov.  Please call us to schedule an appointment for individual therapy, 708-419-4100.

Programs beginning May 1st

Movie Mondays 3:00pm – 6:00pm

   Super Heroes and the values we learn from them.  Ages 12 and over.

Wacky Wednesdays 3:30 – 5:30pm

   Games to improve self-esteem, decision-making, social skills.  Ages + 10.

Teen Thursdays 3:00pm – 6:00pm

   Open chill, teen support group.    Ages +13-19.