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Empowering Your Relationships

We are a full-service group practice on the North Shore of Chicago. We work with all members of the family from the littlest one to the elders. Because we are experienced therapists working in one practice, we can guarantee you continuation and coordination of care.

Together, we will find solutions to your challenges.

Ask us about our couples counseling and workshops.

Now offering telehealth appointments!

Private virtual session from your home. Call us to schedule your appointment.

With You All The Way

From time-to-time, each of us struggles with personal challenges and we feel distressed, or stuck. The hardest step to take is admitting to ourself that we can’t solve these problems alone. That’s when it’s time to seek professional help from a skilled therapist who has the experience to guide us through a troubling time.


Our Therapists

Well-trained. Personable. Supportive.

Terri A.

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Terri specializes in empowering clients to strengthen their relationships. She works with all aspects of relational distress and provides solution-focused therapy.


Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Melanie works with children, teens, adults and families. She has specialized training in trauma, grief and loss, anxiety and mood disorders, women's issues, and self injurious behaviors.


Licensed Professional

Bernadette works with families to address the patterns of interactions that create problems for them. She helps families make positive, healthy changes.

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Jennifer N. Martin

Licensed Professional

Jennifer works with adults experiencing relational distress, family conflict, grief loss, trauma and substance abuse. She helps clients to understanding themselves and their relationships.

When To Seek Help

Are you feeling overwhelmed or ashamed and not sure where to begin?

Are looking for a place where you will feel comfortable as you work through personal struggles?

Do you have family members who would benefit from talking with a professional?

Do you have a distressed relationship with your spouse or child?

Are you in a relationship that is not struggling, but just “OK”? Do feel you are drifting apart?

How to Connect with Us

Review our Array of Services

From private individual therapy to group therapy to couples workshop, we are here to serve you.

Fill out Form on Our Contact Page, Email, or Call Us

If you fill out the form or email us, please do not provide any personal health information. You may ask general questions. We will reach back to you.

Register for a Couples Workshop

You may register for our weekend couples workshop, The Art and Science of Love, created by The Gottman Institute.

Client First

Our fees are reasonable and we accept most major insurance plans.

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In the 1980s, Dr. John Gottman established the "Love Lab," where researchers discovered groundbreaking behaviors on relationships.

Dr. Gottman and his wife, Dr. Julie Gottman, established The Gottman Institute to teach clinicians and couples about what happened in the "Love Lab" and subsequent studies.

Terri Ammirati was fortunate to be trained directly from Drs. Gottman.

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Empower your relationships today.


“Fondness and admiration are the two of the most crucial elements in a rewarding and long-lasting romance.”
– Dr. John Gottman