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Counseling & Therapy Services Compassionate Treatment

The Center for Contextual Change is a committed psychotherapy group practice providing a comprehensive range of behavioral and therapeutic services for all in need. We provide a continuum of care that includes:

  • Intake Screening and Assessment
  • Individual Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Coaching

The Center for Contextual Change is dedicated to helping individuals and families enhance their resources and discover new coping strategies, while celebrating the resiliency of the human spirit. Our compassionate and transformative care has been nationally recognized for making profound differences in the lives of those we treat. We utilize a strength-based contextual therapy to empower positive transformation and restore emotional balance.

The Center has three convenient locations in the Chicagoland area, in Skokie, Chicago and Elmhurst.

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Workshops & Training

There are no workshops currently scheduled, but please check back soon. The Center is dedicated to providing opportunities for clinicians and other providers to enhance their knowledge and learn new skills through our workshops and training programs.

“The Center provided me with the knowledge and understanding to see how therapy could help me effectively change my behaviors and work towards my goals.“

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The open enrollment period for selecting a Affordable Care Act (ACA) plan on the exchange ends December 15th 2018. Keep in mind that all of our clinicians are In Network providers with all BCBSPPO plans including plans purchased on the exchange. 

Check out Mary Jo Barrett's latest article on Ethics in the Psychotherapy Networker! Click here to read it.

Mary Jo Barrett, MSW recently was asked by Psychotherapy Networker to do a series of online trainings on the treatment of Trauma. Click here to learn more!

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