At Family Service Center, nearly two dozen licensed mental health professionals provide therapy on a sliding fee scale — putting help and support within reach of people who live, work, or attend school in Glenview, Kenilworth, Northbrook and Wilmette. See our locations.
Family Service Center offers professional counseling services to meet the diverse needs of our various communities with multilingual and multicultural therapists. Our therapy staff consists of clinicians who speak Korean, Spanish, Arabic, German, and Polish. Additionally we now have a child clinician on staff in our Wilmette/Glenview and Northbrook locations, who sees children individually and in collaboration with their parents.Our clinicians are experienced, competent and highly trained. In addition to their professional degrees, most staff have completed postgraduate training programs and participate in ongoing professional educational programs each year.
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Our Clinical Staff:
Dr. Shawn Daugherty, Psy. D. earned a Doctor of Clinical Psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology and a Bachelors’ degree in Psychology from Guilford College. Dr. Daugherty brings an impressive base of experience including community crisis response, individual and family therapy and the delivery of mental health services in a variety of settings. His most recent experience includes serving as the Director of Psychological Services for Streamwood Behavioral Health Systems.
Javier Alonso, MA, LCPC, CADC, received his B.A. in Psychology and M.A in Family Counseling from Northeastern Illinois University. Mr. Alonso works with individuals, couples and families with a special interest in addictions and the family system.
Anne Bosio, MA, LPC- received her master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the Adler School of Professional Psychology and joined the Family Service Center in 2011. Ms. Bosio works with couples, families, and individuals with special interest in relationship issues, anxiety, depression, and parenting issues
Maren Deaver, LCSW, joined our staff in 2005. She received her BS at Miami University, MSW at Loyola University Chicago, and MBA at Kellogg, Northwestern University. Having received her postgraduate certificate in family systems theory from Center for Family Consultation, Mrs. Deaver specializes in family therapy working with individuals, and couples.
Wendy Dolin, LCSW received her BS in Early Childhood Education from the University of Illinois at Champaign. After receiving an MSW from Loyola University School of Social Work, Ms. Dolin was awarded a post graduate certificate from the Center for Family Consultation in family therapy. Mrs. Dolin works with individuals, couples and families and has a special interest in eating issues.
Stephan Gombis, LCPC, received his master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Fuller Theological Seminary. This is his 4th year with the Family Service center. His focuses are in managing relationship conflict, stress management and replacing bad habits with new ones. Stephan has worked with couples, families, and individuals.
Young Hae Kang, LCSW. Born in Korea, Ms Kang is a bi-lingual and bi-cultural therapist who joined the Family Service Center in 2009. Mrs. Kang received a BA and MA in English Literature at Ewha Woman's University in Korea, an MBA at Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey, and her MSW at Loyola University Chicago. Mrs. Kang works with individuals, couples, and family therapy.
Jay Karant, LCSW, has worked as a psychotherapist since 1970 and with Family Service Center since 1985. Mr. Karant received his B. A. at Roosevelt University and M.S.S.A. at Case Western Reserve University School of Applied Social Sciences. Postgraduate training was at the Gestalt Institute & Family Institute. Having worked with adolescents in suburban high schools for 30 years, Mr. Karant is a certified school social work specialist and works extensively with adolescent adjustment problems.
Beth Levine, JD, LCSW, is an attorney and social worker that has been with Family Service Center since 2001. Ms. Levine works with couples and families specializing in family, marital, teens, and pre & post divorce. Ms. Levine completed a postgraduate program at the Chicago Center for Family Health at the University of Chicago, & Loyola University Sexual Dysfunction Clinic. Ms. Levine received her B. A. at University of Michigan, M.S.W. at Loyola University, & her J.D. at Northwestern University.
Mona Manning, LCSW, joined the Family Service Center in 2009. Ms. Manning received her B.A. from Mundelein College and MSW from Loyola University Chicago. Ms. Manning is a graduate of the postgraduate program at The Center for Family Consultation and working toward her LCSW. Fluent in the Arabic language, Ms. Manning works with individuals, couples and families.
Ewa Nevler, LCSW, has been a practicing psychotherapist with Family Service Center since 2001. Ms. Nevler, a bi-lingual therapist sees Polish families and individuals. Ms. Nevler graduated at Yagiellonian University in Cracow, Poland, and Loyola University-Chicago with a master's in Social Work.
Gloria Passalacqua, MA, LCPC, is a bi-lingual, bi-cultural psychotherapist who has been practicing since 1977 and joined Family Service Center in 2006. Ms. Passalacqua works with Latino families, specializing in family and group therapy with such topics as depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Laurie Roston, LCSW has been a psychotherapist since 1975 and at Family Service Center since 1988. Ms. Roston received her B.A. at Ohio University and her M.A. at The University of Chicago – School of Social Service Administration. Ms. Roston did her postgraduate training in family systems. Ms. Roston specializes in marital & family therapy.
Sarah Stumme, MSW, M Div. Joined the staff of the Family Service Center in 2011. Ms. Stumme graduated from Loyola University with a master in Social Work and she received her M.Div from Lutheran School of Theology. She is in the postgraduate program at the Center for Family Consultation and works with individuals, families and couples.
Susanne Swisher, Ph.D., received her doctorate in psychology from the University of Vienna in Austria. She received her postgraduate training at the Tavistock Clinic in London and at the Family Institute at Northwestern University. She has been with the Family Service Center since 1991 and specializes in marital therapy and life cycle issues, particularly those associated with aging and retirement.