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If you’re reading this, you may be skeptical about what counseling entails-especially Holistic Counseling. Maybe you stumbled across this blog in hopes to just do some research about counseling, or maybe you have decided to get some extra support for yourself or your l...

December 20, 2019

This bi-weekly group therapy series will address issues around anxiety, depression, and the path to self-discovery and change through becoming aware of, and honoring, our real feelings. Guided meditation, introspection, and consciousness-raising group process are aimed...

Please join relationship expert Dr. Polly Young-Eisendrath. PhD in a discussion on love, relationships, and spirituality. Polly draws on 30 years of experience as a Dialogue Therapist and Jungian psychoanalyst, as well as 50 years of work as a Mindfulness teacher and p...

September 19, 2019

TWO DAYS WITH NEW YORK TIMES BEST-SELLING AUTHOR THOMAS MOORE TO BENEFIT THE C G JUNG INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18 AND SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19 | 10AM–4PM 

Some have labeled our culture “disenchanted," meaning that the charm and magic have been taken way through...

August 29, 2019

Learn how Ayurveda addresses emotional balance. In this meeting you will identify causes of imbalanced emotions, mood disorders, and how Ayurveda can correct these imbalances. The meeting starts with a group meditation, a lecture, questions and answer sessions. Ayurved...

August 27, 2019

Join our open-ended weekly group counseling session addressing issues around anxiety, depression, and the path of self-discovery and change through becoming aware of, and honoring, our real feelings. Tools we will employ include guided meditation, humor, and consciousn...

August 27, 2019

Our art therapist, Suzie Newman, will be running a Nature and Art mindfulness class series through the Hoffman Estates Park District this September and October! If you are interested in art, creativity, learning, mindfulness, nature and/or fun, check it out! All classe...

August 27, 2019

People spend significant amounts of time avoiding their emotions. Instead of feeling the emotion

and exploring it, people try to pretend it is not there. People typically use distraction and escape

mechanisms to avoid their emotions. For example, some people indulge in s...

July 18, 2019

Every day, people face innumerable stressors. Whether it is a speech for work, or a simple family dinner, we feel the pressure to appease and perform under many circumstances. However, these circumstances are too often compared to previous circumstances we have been in...

June 7, 2019

Who did you want to be as a child? Did you want to be a teacher, maybe a doctor, or perhaps a writer? What were your greatest fears as a child? Did you hate the dark, maybe scary movies, or perhaps getting yelled at?

Try remembering your favorite and least favorite memo...

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Art, Emotions, and Meditation

April 17, 2019