The Family Counseling Center offers evidenced-based psychotherapy for children, adolescents, adults, and couples in individual and group formats. We accept Medicaid and All Kids. We also accept most insurance plans and have affordable sliding scale fees.
Our therapist and counselors can assist individuals struggling with:
Depression Anger Problems
Anxiety & Phobias Bipolar Disorder
Substance Abuse Chronic Pain
Child and Adolescent Services
Our specialists are experienced in treating:
Children of Divorce Victims of Abuse
Conduct Disorders Oppositional & Defiant Behaviors
Self-esteem Issues Childhood Anxiety & Depression
Family Therapy & Couples Counseling
Our marriage and family therapists provide solution focused interventions with attainable therapeutic goals to aid the best outcome for all individuals involved. We also provide parent coaching and other interventions to improve communication among family members.
Court Mandated Anger Management
Persons 16 years or older who have difficulty expressing or controlling anger may be eligible for treatment. Some clients are referred by the court system after formal legal charges have been filed as a result of behavior.
Couples who wish for an affordable route through the divorce process can consult with our licensed divorce mediators. Mediation offers a positive, and future focused way to resolve disputes. Participants have an active role in making durable decisions and agreements. The average mediation is finalized in a few hours. Our mediators are approved by the Will Country Court and work with divorce, separation, custody and visitation issues.
Groups Offered at FCC
FCC is now offering group therapy at our Joliet and Homewood locations. Group therapy is an effective and productive way to improve people’s lifestyles. Groups are offered on an as needed basis, and below are two groups that we presently feature.
This group is for parents who want to have great kids! In this group parents will learn well-researched and highly effective parenting techniques.
This group is for couples who would like to develop greater relationship enhancement. Couples can expect to learn evidenced based methods to improve their relationship.
The staff of FCC includes licensed counselors, psychologists and social workers.
The FCC also serves as a training facility, offering twelve-month internship and practicum experiences to students. These programs consist of pre-doctoral or practicum training in clinical psychology, marriage and family therapy, and community counseling.
Referrals should be made to the Intake Coordinator of the Family Counseling Center nearest you:
62 West Washington Street, Joliet, IL, 60432 Phone 815-722-4384
3650 West 183rd Street, Homewood, IL, 60430 Phone 708-957-4597
13318 West Lincoln, New Lenox, IL 60451 Phone 815-463-8361
Director of the Family Counseling Center is Stephanie Behlke, who can be reached by phone at 815-722-4384 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.