"Tools taught are directed towards regulating emotions with an emphasis
on prioritizing one's personal values."


Oak Brook Counseling & Wellness

Mental Health Services

Serving Adults, Children, Adolescents,

Couples & Families

Now accepting new clients for in-person or virtual appointments
1010 Jorie Blvd. Suite 112, Oak Brook, IL
137 N. Oak Park Ave, #207 Oak Park, IL
or Virtual Sessions for Illinois Residents  

Call for a free consultation


Meet our Team!

Ava Blalark, LCSW


Ava is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and earned her Master’s Degree
in Social Work from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign in 2006.

 She has worked as a school social worker for over 14 years and has extensive knowledge working with children, adolescents, and their families.  Learn more about Ava here or call 224.241.2197.

Sabrina Gosmire, LCPC, CADC


Kate Hoffower, RDT, LCPC, LSOTP, LSOE   

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I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with certifications in Eco-Therapy, drama therapy, and I will soon be credentialed in Trauma Focused – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

Loss, depression, anxiety, stress, change, hope, recovery are some of the challenges that I help people navigate using healing modalities. Learn more about Kate here or call 224.241.2197.

Candida Jacoby, LCSW


I have experience working with individuals from different ethnic, socioeconomic, religious, and spiritual backgrounds, who are experiencing a variety of life’s challenging situations. I am dedicated to working with each client to help resolve both temporary and deep rooted issues. Learn more about Candida here or call 224.241.2197.

Emily Papaeliou, LCSW


As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, I believe in fostering a collaborative alliance where every client can feel empowered and validated and feel open to share in a non-judgmental space. I focus on individual strengths while helping to identify distorted thinking, maladaptive coping patterns, and behaviors that are limiting to self-growth. Learn more about Emily here or call 224.241.2197

Ellie Paul, MA, MLD


I am a clinical mental health counselor, but that's just my title. What I actually do is help people recognize their own potential and heal from past experiences and trauma. I am an empathic professional encourager who uses an integrated, personalized approach to help each client with their needs, even if they are unsure where to start.  Learn more about Ellie here or call 224.241.2197.


Jeffery Siddall, MA, NCC, LPC

I am a National Certified Counselor and Licensed Professional Counselor.  I have valuable professional and life experiences working with all ages, challenges, and diversity of people. I have provided counseling to people with severe mental illness, depression, anxiety, addictions, and transitional life challenges.  I am passionate, enthusiastic, and motivated in working with diverse people with a variety of issues.  Learn more about Jeffery here or call 224.241.2197.

Regan Kasprak, Pre-Licensed Professional, MA


I am pursuing my Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Northwestern University while completing my practice and internship hours.  I work to support, empower, and advocate for my clients throughout the healing process by utilizing evidence-based approaches, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psycho-dynamic Therapy, and Solution-Focused Therapy. Learn more about Regan here or call 224.241.2197.


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