Children & Adolescents

Daybreak Treatment Center

Since 1992, Daybreak Treatment Center has provided exceptional day treatment for children, adolescents and their families. Daybreak could be right for your family if your child is struggling in any of these areas: impulse control; emotional regulation, etc.

Sherman Counseling

Simply put, we want to improve the quality of life for our clients. We take this very seriously and make all of our organizational and clinical decisions based on the principle of what is in the best interest of our clients and how can we improve the quality of the services. 

Perspectives Counseling Centers

We are a private outpatient clinic, featuring over 35 educated  therapists of varied specialties and expertise — each graduate level trained, experienced and state licensed. No matter what your need, there is a caring, experienced therapist who can help. 

I Said No! A Kid’s Guide to Keeping Private Parts Private

This children’s book is meant to help kids set healthy boundaries for their private parts. I Said No! uses kid-friendly language and illustrations to help parents and concerned adults give kids guidance they can understand, practice, and use.

Midwest Psychological Services

Midwest Psychological Services has built a reputation in Hudson as the most comprehensive counseling center you and your family can trust. You will get experienced and board-certified psychiatrists, therapists and counselors for children, teens and adults.

The Critical Thinking Child

Lemi-Ola Erinkitola is an author and award winning educator who is deeply passionate about empowering parents and their children. Her tutoring and consultation practice, The Critical Thinking Child LLC, provides parent coaching and fosters, […]

This children’s book is meant to help kids set healthy boundaries for their private parts. I Said No! uses kid-friendly language and illustrations to help parents and concerned adults give kids guidance they can understand, practice, and use.

Visions Adolescent Treatment Centers

Successfully Providing Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Family Treatment Since 2002. Visions Adolescent Treatment Centers offers a comprehensive clinically- based treatment option for adolescents and their families.

Mothers Trust Foundation

Mothers Trust Foundation provides immediate assistance during times of crisis to low-income children living in Lake County, Illinois.  The Foundation’s goal is to provide hope, build confidence, and make a positive difference

North Shore Dance Therapy

North Shore Dance Therapy (NSDT) provides concierge dance therapy, psychotherapy, and counseling services to children, adolescents, adults, older adults and families dealing with various life issues.  NSDT also specializes in working with families who have been touched by dementia. We offer Alzheimer’s Care Counseling as well as caregiver supportive counseling. 

Muir Wood: Trusted Teen Treatment

The treatment programs at Muir Wood are built around evidence-based treatment models known to offer the most effective rehab for teen boys.  

We specialize in diagnosing and treating boys with addiction issues, as well as co-occurring disorders (often called dual diagnosis), behavior issues, and learning disabilities. 

Core Therapy Associates, ltd.

Our treatment perspective places emphasis on the therapy relationship as a groundwork towards the path of healing. Our therapists facilitate a safe and supportive environment that in turn promotes the development of trust in the relationship. The collaborative effort paves the way towards acknowledging the traumatic experiences and validating their impact on survivors’ lives

Focus Adolescent Services

Take an honest look at your child’s behavior and family situation. Become informed of your child’s issues to understand and recognize the needs, motives, and reasons that underlie your child’s behavior. Find services and programs for help and guidance.

Advanced Psychiatry of Elgin

We strive to provide the highest quality of care to help patients make positive changes in their lives. We value, respect and embrace the uniqueness and diversity of all individuals. Our goal is to merge different treatment plans, and customize individual approaches according to each patient’s need.

Robin Shapiro, M.D., S.C.

Robin Shapiro, M.D., S.C. is board certified, in private practice specializing in child, adolescent and adult psychiatry. She treats patients and their families that struggle with emotional and psychological problems. Dr. Shapiro provides treatment in the form of therapy and medications when needed. 

Camp Kesem

Camp Kesem is a nationwide community, driven by passionate college student leaders, supporting children through and beyond their parent’s cancer. With 1.7 million cancer cases a year in the United States, there are more than 3 million kids affected by a parent’s cancer and Camp Kesem recognizes and embraces […]

Yellow Pages for Kids

Find educational consultants, psychologists, educational diagnosticians, health care providers, academic therapists, tutors, speech language therapists, occupational therapists, coaches, advocates, and attorneys for children with disabilities on the Yellow Pages for Kids for your state. 

YourChild Development & Behavior Resources

Features resources for parents including: Communication: the basis of good parenting Quick tools for busy parents Discipline/guidance Temperament Self-esteem Learning When parents disagree What to do if your baby won’t stop crying Tips for coping with parenting stress 

Beyond BookSmart

From Emotions to Advocacy, second edition will teach you how to plan, prepare, organize and get quality special education services. In this comprehensive, easy-to-read book […]

From Emotions to Advocacy

All Kids is a program for kids who need comprehensible, affordable health insurance, regardless of income, immigration status or health condition. Every child deserves […]

All Kids- Affordable Children’s Health Insurance in IL

The Pocket Parent is a lifesaver of tried-and-true advice, common sense, parental wisdom, and sanity. Its philosophy of discipline marries unconditional love […]

The Pocket Parent

The Pocket Parent is a lifesaver of tried-and-true advice, common sense, parental wisdom, and sanity. Its philosophy of discipline marries unconditional love with firm limits; its strategies bring both immediate relief and long-term understanding to children’s behavior problems.

No More Stinking Thinking: A Workbook for Teaching Children Positive Thinking

How can children combat negative thinking in a fun and constructive way? By applying to be a wizard of positive thinking, of course! Joann Altiero’s ‘No More Stinking Thinking’ is an easy to use workbook that provides thoughtful, and simple methods for parents, […]

Parenting Chicago Group–Chicago Kids

Parenting Groups Feeling the challenges of parenthood? Wishing that you could find some other parents that understand you? There are many parent support and networking groups located in Chicago and the surrounding areas. Find the group that’s right for you.

A Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Workbook for Children and Young People

Cool Connections is a fun, engaging workbook that provides a cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) approach to positively modifying the everyday thoughts and behaviors of children and young people aged 9 to 14.

Mommy, I Have to Go Potty

Parent educator and former child care provider Jan Faull asserts that learning to use the toilet involves four aspects of your child’s development: physical, intellectual, social, and emotional. Her practical, common-sense approach helps you facilitate success by nurturing your child in all four areas.

Teaching Empathy: A Blueprint for Caring, Compassion, and Community

“The Teaching Empathy resource set (book and CD) focuses on teaching the pro-social skill of empathy by naming and practicing it, and by modeling and encouraging it. “

1-2-3 Magic

Welcome to 1-2-3 Magic – home of the bestselling parenting books and programs that have delivered effective parenting solutions to millions of families worldwide. This simple, yet p

Understanding Sexual Identity: A Book for Gay and Lesbian Teens and Their Friends

From School Library Journal Grade 8-12:  Few titles address the concerns and fears of YA’s grappling with questions surrounding their own sexual identity. This is a simple, compassionate, and factual starting point for gay teens and the people who care about them. is America’s largest and most trusted site for matching parents with local babysitters and nannies as well as dog walkers, senior care providers and tutors, with over a million caregiver profiles nationwide.

Parenting from the Inside Out

How many parents have found themselves thinking, ‘I can’t believe I just said to my child the very same thing parents used to say to me….Am I just destined to repeat the mistakes of my parents?’

House Calls Counseling

House Calls Counseling, Chicagoland’s premier provider of psychotherapy in the comfort of the home, is a human services organization dedicated to promoting the emotional and mental health of children, teenagers, adults, couples, and families.

Elm Street Pediatrics

Elm Street Pediatrics offers services such as immunization, check-ups, treatments and also provides pediatrics information on their website.

Rosecrance Treatment Facilities

At Rosecrance, we understand how addiction and mental health issues can affect your life and the lives of those you care about. Recovery requires a practical approach. We can help. 

North Shore Pediatric Therapy

Offers services such as: Super Nanny Academy Physical Therapy Occupational Therapy Neuropsychological Diagnostics Nutrition  Speech Therapy Parenting Workshops 

Yes, Your Teen is Crazy! by Michael Bradley

Here is the book that updates the rulebook, giving parents the training and skills they need to transform their teenage children into strong, confident, productive adults.

Active Parenting of Teens by Michael Bradley

This book provides concrete steps for effectively handling family problems through clear, honest communication and respectful discipline.”

Surviving Ophelia: Mothers Share Their Wisdom in Navigating the Tumultuous Teenage Years

Why are the teen years fraught with crisis for so many girls? Why do so many mother-daughter relationships deteriorate drastically at this time? 

What To Do When Bad Habits Take Hold by Dawn Huebner, PhD.

Nail biting. Thumb sucking. Hair twirling. Scab picking. Shirt chewing. Do you have a habit that’s hard to stop? A habit that embarrasses you or gets you in trouble?

On July 30th, our current electronic health system will transition to a new and advanced system to better serve you: Athena. Prior to the transition date, you will be sent a registration link to create a new patient account in Athena. If you have any immediate questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact your therapist, or call our office to speak to a staff member.