Do you need someone to talk to? Our trained Masters-level and licensed clinicians are available to assess your needs and provide therapy services for individuals of all and for families.
Concerns addressed in counseling may include:
- Stress, anxiety and/or depression
- Relationship issues
- Traumatic events
- Grief and loss
- Chronic pain
- School or employment stresses
- Life changes such as marriage, divorce, parenthood, adolescence, adulthood, retirement, moves
- Family conflict or abuse
- Parenting issues
Our staff are trained to respect the privacy of all persons whom we serve, and we adhere to all state and federal regulations regarding the confidentiality of your treatment records.
Specialized Programs in McLean County Illinois
At Chestnut Health Systems, we understand that divorce can be difficult for both parents and their children. Children First helps divorcing or divorced parents to learn about and talk about the effects of divorce and changing family situations on children.
Children First believes that given information and guidance, parents will move beyond their differences to consider the best interest of their children. Children First classes are required by law and have been approved by the Eleventh Judicial Circuit as meeting the State's mandated parent education requirements.
The Children First parent education classes:
- Help parents recognize the importance of their parent-child relationship and promote and encourage continued parenting of children even though their marital relationship is ending
- Help parents anticipate future events (such as birthdays and holidays) and/or potential problem situations in their family both during and after their divorce
- Help parents understand why sharing responsibilities for their children is an issue which must be anticipated and planned for
- Help recognize and respond to the needs of their children while experiencing their own emotional turmoil
Safe Equal Caring Understanding Relationships (SECURE)
A program for women who have been or are currently in relationships that are threatening, controlling, or physically abusive. Assists women in making choices to have safe, mutually respectful, and violence-free relationships for themselves and their children
Assists women in identifying:
- Warning signs of an unhealthy relationship
- Common patterns of negative behavior in unhealthy relationships
- The effects that unhealthy relationships have on children
- The resources available to women and children who wish to change their relationship
- Healthy communication and conflict resolution skills
Invitation to Responsibility (ITR)
A program for men or women who have committed acts of domestic violence and abuse.
- Focuses primarily on developing and maintaining relationships that are respectful and violence-free.
- Based on the idea that individuals are responsible for the consequences of their choices.
- Maintains that as a person learns to accept responsibility, their quality of life and satisfaction with relationships will improve.
- The men's program complies with the Illinois Protocol for Domestic Abuse Batterers Programs and is included in the lists provided by the Department of Human Services to the Illinois Courts and the State’s Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor’s Office.