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Grief and Adolescents

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By Karina Rodriguez, LPC, who works from MCHH’s Oak Brook Counseling office. I remember when my grandmother passed away when I was an adolescent. I was left in shock, confused, kept my emotions to myself because I was scared to cry in front of my family especially my father, who loved his mother so much. I was not sure how life was going to be like now that someone so special left the world. I also remember I was unable …
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Therapist Spotlight – DONNA LOZA, LPC, CADC, MISA-I

Donna Loza, LPC, CADC, MISA-I

Donna is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor and a Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Counselor in the State of Illinois with over 5 years’ experience. Donna attended Concordia University, Chicago where she received a Master of Arts in Professional Counseling. She specializes in counseling individuals with dual diagnosis, anxiety, depression, and trauma. Donna enjoys working with clients of all ages. Are there moments in your day, when you feel overwhelmed, anxious, or sad? There are ways to bridge …
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I am in pain: Doing something different

by Donna Loza, LCPC, CADC, CODP, who works from MCHH’s Oak Brook office. There is a growing awareness of individuals who suffer from a substance related disorder as well as a psychiatric disorder; this is classified as co-occurring or dual diagnosis.  Bill W., Co-Founder of Alcoholics Anonymous suffered from depression and alcoholism.  Bill was helped by psychiatrists for his depression and could find relief through attending a Twelve Step program through AA that he and Dr. Bill developed.  In the …
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Couples and Marriage Counseling at MCHH

MARRIAGE & COUPLES COUNSELING Conflict in romantic relationship is one of the most common reasons that people seek Couples Counseling or Marriage Counseling. Are you struggling to communicate or connect with your spouse or partner? Is it difficult to talk without arguing? Do you fight about parenting issues? Are you suffering after an affair? If the answer is yes to any of these Learn more about couples counseling at MCHH.

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Meet New MCHH Therapist Kaylin Thompson

Staff Spotlight: KAYLIN THOMPSON Kaylin is currently accepting new clients at our Oak Brook location or via Telehealth. Call our office at 630-560-1100 to schedule an appointment. Here is a short Q&A with Kaylin: Q: What are your specialties and why did you choose them?  Kaylin: My specialties are working with survivors of trauma, depression/anxiety, and body image issues/disordered eating. I desired to work closely with these areas due to many of my loved ones’ personal battles with them, along …
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Our Oak Brook Office is Expanding

MCHH is getting ready to open additional office space at its Oak Brook location. With an updated waiting room and new offices, this upgrade is a part of our mission to offer affordable, accessible counseling to Chicago’s west suburban areas. MCHH’s Oak Brook therapist team is also expanding. New counseling clients are welcome to call our intake office and get matched with one of our nine therapists working from our expanded Oak Brook offices. Unsure if your insurance covers counseling? …
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Strategies for Coping with Trauma

Experiencing a distressing event in our lives can leave us feeling distraught, overwhelmed, and unable to feel relief from the things that would typically bring comfort or alleviation of pain. Trauma, as described by the American Psychological Association, is “any disturbing experience that results in significant fear, helplessness, dissociation, confusion, or other disruptive feelings intense enough to have a long-lasting negative effect on a person’s attitudes, behavior, and other aspects of functioning” (2022). Trauma can come in the form of …
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Child and Family Counseling Specialization with New Therapist Karina Rodriquez

Welcoming new therapist, Karina Rodriquez, LPC, to MCHH’s Oak Brook location. She also offers telehealth appointments. Karina is a licensed professional counselor who graduated with a bachelor’s in Psychology with a concentration in developmental and a minor in Sociology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She later obtained her master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Northeastern Illinois University. Karina focuses on working with children and adolescents. She has experience working with children and adolescents in a clinical and …
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New Therapists at Oak Brook Counseling Office

Managed by the practice’s founder, Jennifer Knox, MA, LCPC, our Oak Brook office provides insurance friendly, professional counseling services, and is conveniently located near the Oak Brook Mall. The Oak Brook office has 5 therapy offices to accommodate clients during busy times. Treating individuals, couples, and families at our Oak Brook therapist offices. At Midwest Center for Hope & Healing, our experienced therapists are dedicated to helping people with the struggles they are experiencing by developing a caring relationship in …
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Search MCHH counselors on our updated therapist page

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At Midwest Center for Hope & Healing, we have experienced therapists who are dedicated to helping people with the struggles they are experiencing by developing a caring relationship in which to work toward mutually determined therapeutic goals. Do you or someone you know struggle with stress and anxiety? Trying to overcome depression? Are you looking for grief counseling or support while coping with the loss of a loved one? Are financial strains, infidelity or communication issues adding unneeded strain to …
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CONTACT US

To schedule a therapy appointment or to obtain additional information about our services, accepted forms of insurance, our facility, or our therapists, please contact us at 1-630-560-1100 or fill out the form below and someone will get back to you.