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Family Counseling Associates

Family Counseling Associates of Andover’s counselors and psychologists provide compassionate and experienced psychological services. Our counselors and psychologists serve Andover MA, North Andover MA, Tewksbury MA, Wilmington MA, Methuen MA, and the surrounding communities.

Comprehensive MedPsych Systems

Comprehensive MedPsych Systems (CMPS), a nationally-recognized provider within an innovative private practice setting, offers a wide range of mental and behavioral health services delivered by compassionate professionals with top-level credentials. We are considered the largest and most comprehensive […]

In-Home Counseling Services

No matter your age, occupation, lifestyle or background, chances are you’ve experienced struggle or challenges in your life. From anxiety to depression to more unique issues and circumstances, seeking help is the first step to healing. For nearly a decade, In-Home Counseling has been […]

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 services. 

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 in a young person’s life.

Perspectives Counseling Centers

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

The Witt Law Firm, P.C.

We strive to be the best Chicago divorce lawyers.  All we do is family law: Chicago divorce, including high net worth divorces, child custody, and prenuptial and post-nuptial agreements.  We represent both men and women, and develop and execute a strong legal strategy tailored to each client’s goals and circumstances.

North Shore Dance Therapy

North Shore Dance Therapy (NSDT) provides concierge dance/movement 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. 

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 validating their impact on survivors’ lives. 

Adult Therapy and Cohesive Families Institute

People wonder, “Why should I pay money to see a psychotherapist?  I can talk to a friend or a family member about my problems.”  Working with an experienced listener is a powerful, life changing experience which can only occur in the context of a professional counseling relationship.  

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. Follow through on professional advice and treatment plans that are healthy, […]

National Stepfamily Resource Center 

The National Stepfamily Resource Center (NSRC) is a division of Auburn University’s Center for Children, Youth, and Families (CCYF). Dr. Francesca Adler-Baeder, Director of the Center for Children, Youth, and Families at Auburn, is the Stepfamily Association of America’s (SAA) former Director of Family Life Education and oversees the activities

Al-Anon Family Groups

At Al‑Anon Family Group meetings, the friends and family members of problem drinkers share their experiences and learn how to apply the principles of the Al‑Anon program to their individual situations. 

Sibling Support Project

The Sibling Support Project is a national effort dedicated to the life-long concerns of brothers and sisters of people who have special health, developmental, or mental health concerns. 

Pulling Down the Moon 

For the past 12 years since the inception of our company, we have had a vision for a new kind of health care that not only focuses on the treatment of ailments but on the creation of health. 

Willow House

Willow House is a non-profit organization dedicated to the needs of grieving children and their families.  We are recognized as a leader in the field of children’s grief locally and nationally. 

Straight Parents, Gay Children: Keeping Families Together

Straight Parents, Gay Children is Robert Bernstein’s moving account of how he came to terms with his daughter’s homosexuality and how the experience has enriched his life.

The Expectant Father: Facts, Tips and Advice for Dads-to-Be

An information-packed guide to all the emotional, financial and physical changes the father-to-be may experience during the course of his partner’s pregnancy. Incorporating the wisdom of top experts

Single Mothers By Choice

Whether you are just beginning to consider the possibility of becoming a single mother, are trying to adopt or conceive, or are already a single mother by choice, we can provide you with information, resources, and the opportunity to create a unique virtual and local support network of your peers. 

Domestic Violence Legal Clinic

The Domestic Violence Legal Clinic (DVLC) provides free civil legal assistance to low income individuals in Cook County. We are dedicated to keeping families safe, using the legal system to combat domestic violence. Our network of volunteers and interns make a difference each and every day. 

Siblings Without Rivalry: How to Help Your Children Live Together So You Can Live Too

When parenting authorities Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish sat down to write the national bestseller How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk, they found that they couldn’t contain their chapter on sibling rivalry.

The Secret Life of Families: Making Decisions About Secrets

Secrets come in all shapes and sizes. And for families as well as individuals, they are built on a complex web of shifting motives and emotions. But today, when personal revelations are posted on the Internet or sensationalized on afternoon talk shows, we risk losing touch with how important secrets are

Strengthening Families Illinois

We are Strengthening Families Illinois, a statewide movement to build six Protective Factors that keep families strong. Our network of leaders is mobilizing thousands of parents to strengthen families. At SFI programs throughout Illinois, staff and families are partnering to keep children safe.

Creating New Families: Therapeutic Approaches to Fostering and Adoption

Written for a professional readership, Creating New Families will be of interest to those directly involved in the fields of fostering and adoption. It represents best practice from the multidisciplinary Fostering and Adoption Team at the Tavistoc Clinic Children and Families Department.

Pioneer Network- Elder Care

Pioneer Network was formed in 1997 by a small group of professionals in long-term care to advocate for person-directed care. This group called for a radical change in the culture of aging so that when our grandparents, parents — and ultimately ourselves — go to a nursing home or other community-based setting.

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.

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. Combining a summary of CBT principles […]

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, teachers, and therapists to teach children to think healthily and confidently.

Sittercity.com

Sittercity.com 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. Parents looking for sitters can use the four-step screening process, which includes checking references, reading caregiver reviews, conducting interviews and utilizing free

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?’ In Parenting from the Inside Out child psychiatrist Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., and early childhood educator Mary Hartzell, M. Ed., explore

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.

North Shore Pediatric Therapy

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

You’re Wearing That? by Deborah Tannen

Tannen analyzes and decodes scores of conversations between moms and daughters. These exchanges are so real they can make you squirm as you relive the last fraught conversation you had with your own mother or daughter. 

Active Parenting of Teens by Michael Bradley

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

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.”

ChildServ: Illinois Family and Child Service Center

ChildServ is a child and family services organization, providing community-based programs to under-served children and families in the Illinois counties of Cook, Lake and DuPage. 

The 20 Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adopted Parents Knew by Eldridge

The voices of adopted children are poignant, questioning. And they tell a familiar story of loss, fear, and hope. This extraordinary book, written by a woman who was adopted herself, gives voice to children’s unspoken concerns, and shows adoptive parents how to free their kids from feelings of fear, abandonment, and shame.

Parenting the Hurt Child by Keck

The world is full of hurt children, and bringing one into your home can quickly derail the easy family life you once knew. Get effective suggestions, wisdom, and advice to parent the hurt child in your life. The best hope for tragedy prevention is knowledge!

Jewish Child & Family Services

When Chicago-area families need help, Jewish Child & Family Services (JCFS) is ready to provide caring and healing services to guide them from crisis to calm, from anguish to awareness, and from isolation to support. With services that are infused with Jewish values and compassion, JCFS works to strengthen lives throughout our community. 

Family Focus

The mission of Family Focus—one of the nation’s flagship family support programs since 1976—is to promote the well-being of children from birth by supporting and strengthening their families in and with their communities.

Dooce.com Blog

“Professional blogger who discusses parenting and relationship issues.”

The 12 Steps for Adult Children

“The 12 Steps for Adult Children is a unique tool for the millions of adults who suffer the effects of having grown up in a dysfunctional environment. 

Families Anonymous

Families Anonymous is a 12-step fellowship for the families and friends who have known a feeling of desperation concerning the destructive behavior of someone very near to them, whether caused by drugs, alcohol, or related behavioral problems.”

It Will Never Happen to Me: Growing Up With Addiction As Youngsters, Adolescents, Adults

With her reassuring and informative approach, Claudia Black expertly identifies common issues faced by children who grew up in alcoholic families-shame, neglect, unreasonable role expectations, and physical abuse.

We are now accepting new clients for telehealth or in-person therapy sessions! Please give us a call (888) 726-7170 or email intake@urbanbalance.com to schedule an appointment today!

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