David L. Gates

Marital and Family Therapy

Gurnee, IL & Park Ridge, IL

"We do not believe in ourselves until someone reveals that deep inside us something is valuable, worth listening to, worthy of our trust, sacred to our touch. Once we believe in ourselves we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight or any experience that reveals the human spirit."

e.e. cummings

Marital Counseling

We are defined by and find meaning through our relationships. When those relationships are strained...

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Theraplay® is a short-term, therapist-directed play therapy for children and their parents. It is designed to enhance attachment, raise self-esteem, improve trust in others, and ...

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Individual Counseling

Our staff includes experienced and certified addiction counselors who are also marital/family counselors.

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Group Counseling

Difficulty in controlling one's impulses, episodes of domestic violence, and the consequences of anger and of abusive behavior should be areas of concern for all of us.

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Child Custody / Mediation

When parents cannot agree on custody or visitation arrangements, a family court appointed custody evaluator may assist in the decision making process.

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Christian Counseling

Through personal contacts and pastoral referrals, we are able to provide therapy with a spiritual foundation.

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