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901 Fox Glen Ct.
Barrington, Illinois 60010
847-304-0770 or
847-304-0780
fax: 847-304-0795
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New Services

Weight Management Program
(Adult & Adolescent)

Insomnia & Sleep Disorders

Meditation Group
Tuesdays
12:00pm - 1:00pm
$20 per session or
5 sessions for $80

Barrington Center Partners

Cheryl A. Borst, Psy.D - (847) 304-0770 ext. 1

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Forest Institute of Professional Psychology, Chief Psychologist at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, Wellness Board at Wellness Center.

Extensive experience in mind/body wellness, anxiety, depression, cancer and chronic illness, women's lifecycle issues, stress management, biofeedback, and couples work.

Josette B. Day, L.C.S.W. - (847) 304-0770 ext. 2

Michigan State University, Loyola University of Chicago, Institute for Clinical Social Work, National Association of Social Workers, Illinois Society of Clinical Social Workers.

Experienced clinician providing psychotherapy for adults, couples, and adolescents. Expertise in anxiety, depression, women's issues, relational issues, biofeedback, family difficulties, career and school concerns, grief and loss.

Meet Our Staff

Carol Angelescu, L.C.S.W. - (847) 304-0770 ext. 97

Licensed clinical social worker specializing in work with children, adolescents, young adults, families, and adults. Clinical background includes work with anxiety, ADD/ADHD, depression and bi-polar disorders, emotional dysregulation/behavior issues, substance abuse, social skills, academic difficulties, family conflict/mediation issues, parent coaching and support, life coaching, grief and loss and marital counseling. Certified SPARCS clinician focused on helping children/adolescents/young adults build distress tolerance and emotional regulation skills. Treatment modalities include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Mindfulness all using a strengths-based approach.

Northwestern University B.S., University of Illinois-Chicago M.S.W., Internships: Advocate Illinois Masonic Pediatric Developmental Center and OMNI Youth Services. Member of National Association of Social Workers.

Linda Benjamin, LCSW, ACSW, CSAC, ACCH - (847) 304-0770 ext. 5

Psychotherapist, hypnotherapist, and substance abuse counselor for adolescents, young adults, families, couples and groups. Specializing in depression and anxiety disorders, managing bi-polar disorder, changing old, unwanted behaviors/stuck places and processing traumas through hypnotherapy and cognitive-behavioral work.

MSW, Rutgers University Graduate School of Social Work, New Brunswick, NJ; Advanced Clinical Social Worker, Field Supervision Training, Columbia University, New York City; CADA III/CSAC, New York State/Wisconsin; Two Year Post Graduate Work in Family and Group Therapy, JBFCS/Columbia/NYU, New York City; Advanced Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, The Wellness Institute, Issaquah, Washington; Certified Love and Logic Parenting Teacher, Boulder, Colorado; National Association for Social Workers Member since 1993.

Christopher Bibby, Psy.D. - (847) 304-0770 ext. 7

Biola University, Rosemead School of Psychology.  Specializing in interpersonal psychotherapy with teens and adults, relational group therapy with an interest in the integration of spirituality and mental health.

Billie Cali, Psy.D. - (847) 304-0770 ext. 90

Billie received her doctorate degree in clinical psychology at Roosevelt University. She is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Illinois Psychological Association. Her experience comprises a variety of settings including community mental health centers, hospitals, and college counseling centers.

She has a passion for working with adults to help them achieve balance and wellness in their lives. Dr. Cali is experienced in working with a wide range of issues including in anxiety, trauma, relationship issues and violence, grief and loss, difficult life transitions, depression, and coping with stress. Her counseling orientation is integrative, with an emphasis on interpersonal/relational, emotion focused, and cognitive behavioral approaches. She believes that understanding one's emotional experience is paramount to being able to communicate effectively and improve relationships with ourselves and others.

David Gibbons, MA, LPC - (847) 304-0770 ext. 96

Universities of York and Oxford, England, and University of Loyola, Chicago. Extensive experience in pre-marital counseling and preparation, counseling families, those in bereavement and depression. Special focus in the spiritual life, especially the lack or loss of the spiritual, as well as how the spiritual search informs and intersects with our search for identity, meaning, and rediscovering focus, energy and direction. Available to work with individuals, couples, families and groups.

Linda Greco, L.C.S.W. - (847) 304-0770 ext. 93

Psychotherapist specializing in working with Children, Adolescents, Young Adults and Families. Clinical work includes ADD/ADHD, Eating Disorders, Academic Deficiencies, School Phobia, Social/Separation/General Anxiety, Depression, and Bi-Polar Disorders. Additionally, working with individuals and couples with life cycle issues, relational difficulties, life/career coaching, family mediation issues.

New York University, School of Social Work, M.S.W. L.C.S.W. Continued member of the National Association of Social Workers. Continuing education studies include: Adolescent Maladaptive Behaviors and Treatment optionsIincluding selfIinjury, eating disorders and gang participation; Children and Adolescent Anxiety and Depressive Disorders; Mindfulness Training; Meditation Training.

Edna K. (Midge) Martin, Psy.D. - (847) 304-0770 ext. 6

Wilson College, Shippensburg University, Forest Institute, Illinois School of Professional Psychology, Fielding Institute.  Member of the American Psychological Association, American Academy of Neuropsychology and the Illinois Psychological Association.
 
Extensive experience in neuropsychological assessment and rehabilitation psychology with emphasis on neurological disorders, brain injury and stroke rehabilitation.  Focus on restoring function of the mind, body and spirit.  Expertise in couple and family psychotherapy. 

Jean Masukevich - (847) 304-0770

Jean Masukevich is a special education and yoga teacher.  She holds an advanced certificate in grief and trauma from the Allender Center of Psychology and Theology and is passionate about facilitating healing spaces for individuals and groups in need of care.  Her therapeutic approach incorporates yoga, meditation, art and the use of narratives to help people integrate mind, body and Spirit.  Jean loves to play outside and enjoys quality time with her husband and four awesome children.  You can find her here:  www.sowthat.com.

Carla Peltier, MSW, LCSW, CDVP - (847) 304-0770 ext. 95

Northeastern Illinois University, Aurora University, Member of the National Association of Social Workers, extensive training in Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence, Illinois Certified Domestic Violence Professional.

Psychotherapist experienced in working with children, adolescents, young adults and families with focus on adjustment disorders, depression and mood spectrum disorders, anxiety disorders, self-injury, disruptive and oppositional behaviors, attention deficit/hyperactivity, social skills, school difficulties, parenting, relational problems and family conflict. Specialized in working with children, adolescents, and women experiencing trauma related to domestic violence and abuse. Practices from a holistic, person-centered and strengths perspective.

Diane Randall, Psy.D. - (847) 304-0770 ext. 4

University of Illinois, Adler School of Professional Psychology, Adjunct faculty at Triton College. Specializing in depression, grief and loss, eating disorders, and depth psychotherapy.

Denise M. Schmitz, L.C.S.W. - (847) 304-0770 ext. 8

University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. Post-graduate training in Jungian psychology. Extensive experience in mind-body wellness, eating disorders, depression and anxiety disorders. Works with adolescents, adults and couples. Uses a holistic approach with a special interest in the integration of psychology and spirituality.

M. Elizabeth Strain, Ph.D., CBSM - (847) 304-0770 ext. 94

Illinois State University, Benedictine University. Member of the American Psychological Association, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, and the Illinois Association for Infant Health. Licensed Clinical Psychologist. Certified in behavioral sleep medicine by the American Board of Sleep Medicine.

Specializing in research based non-pharmacological treatment of sleep disorders in children and adults including insomnia (difficulty falling or staying asleep), circadian rhythm disorders, pediatric insomnias, and difficulty adjusting to CPAP treatment for sleep apnea. Individualized treatment plans focus on identifying and addressing the behaviors, thoughts, and emotions that frequently cause and maintain sleep problems.

Kristen Wilkinson, Psy.D. - (847) 304-0770 ext. 99

University of St. Francis, Midwestern University, Downers Grove. Completed APA Accredited Doctoral Internship at Northern Illinois University's Counseling & Consultation Services. Member of the American Psychological Association, the Illinois Psychological Association, and the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals, Heartland Chapter. Contributing writer for StepMom Magazine.

Kristen is a Post Doctoral Fellow specializing in work with young adults, women, divorce, and stepfamilies. She has extensive training in working with anxiety, depression, body image, perfectionism, grief and loss, adjustment, and relationship and family concerns. While working with clients, Kristen promotes a strong, trusting therapeutic relationship. Once this relationship is established, she works collaboratively to assist clients in discovering their strengths, growth areas, and pain to increase self-awareness. Kristen believes fully in the power of self-compassion and acceptance and uses this lens when working with clients. Outside of her work at The Barrington Center, Kristen enjoys spending time with her spouse and her three rescue dogs, Tucker, Charlie, and George.

Brigid C. Woods, LCPC, CWP - (847) 304-0770 ext. 98

Northern Illinois University, Master of Science in Education (Counselor); Elgin Community College, Vocational Specialist, Substance Abuse Counseling; Certified Wellness Practitioner through the National Wellness Institute, Inc., Council on Wellness Accreditation and Education.

Extensive experience in working with adolescents, young adults in addressing both issues of addictive behaviors and mental health. Specializations in Co-Dependency, Children/Adult children of Alcoholic's issues, Anxiety, Depression, Women's issues, Relationship/Couples work, ADD/ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, Wellness/Lifestyle coaching. Treatment approaches include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Mindfulness and Strength Based Work.

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