Melanie Arons is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) with a Masters degree in Family Counseling and over 15 years experience working with children, teenagers and adults as a therapist, school counselor and special education teacher.
Ms. Arons specializes in working with children and families struggling with behavioral issues at home and in school; children struggling with anxiety; and with children and adults experiencing life transitions. This specialty includes helping adults and couples overcome depression, anxiety, eating disorders, relationship issues, addictions, grief, and other difficult transitions. Additionally, Ms. Arons has extensive experience working with children’s life transitions including divorcing parents, death of loved ones, and social/bullying issues. Ms. Arons is a strength-based therapist utilizing solution-focused, cognitive-behavioral and client-centered therapy. To support her interventions with young children, Ms. Arons is trained in the use of play therapy. Most recently, Ms. Arons was an adult and child psychotherapist in a group private practice at Flourish Studios (Chicago). Previously, Ms. Arons was a high school counselor, psychotherapist and teacher working with children diagnosed with learning and behavior disabilities at Jewish Child Family Services (Chicago). Currently, Ms. Arons has established Melanie Arons Counseling and Consulting servicing individuals, couples and families. She also works with parents and schools doing behavioral and academic consulting. For additional information and to schedule an appointment, please contact us at 312-316-6362 or Melanie@MelanieCounseling.com.
Heather has been a social worker for 20 years. She enjoys working with individuals ages 4 to 104 and experienced with counseling adolescents struggling with anxiety, depression, school refusal, peer relationships, self esteem, and emotional dysregulation. Heather attempts to approach all adolescents and parents within a family systems model. She also has training in marital counseling and enjoy helping couples reconnect again after feeling disconnected for various reasons. Her practice is strengths and relationship based and incorporates mindfulness, CBT, DBT and ACT when appropriate. She provides a supportive and calm approach to help individuals find their strengths and use them to move forward. Heather empowers her clients with new skills to change their negative thoughts, mood and behaviors. She can help you find a path to feeling better and stronger emotionally as an individual as well as in your relationships by allowing you to think in different ways. "Thoughts are stories that our minds tell us." We can reframe all thoughts.
Please contact me at (224) 501-9259 or HeatherGoldman10@gmail.com
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