Helpful Resources for Career Development and Transition
ILLINOIS STATEWIDE ORGANIZATIONS AND GOVERNMENT SERVICES
Illinois Career Development Association (ICDA) is a professional association of Illinois career development professionals. You can find a comprehensive list of resources on the ICDA web site. And, if you are looking for someone to assist you in career development, decision making and transition issues you can search to find a career counselor near you through this site as well.
Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES)
IDES provides unemployment insurance (UI), employment services and guidance to workers, job seekers, and employers through a statewide network of IDES offices and Illinois workNet centers. The agency combines federally-funded job training programs in Illinois into a “workforce development” system where individuals can find a job or train for a new career.
Through the Illinois workNet Portal you will be able to access a variety of workforce development resources of interest to individuals, businesses and workforce professionals.
CHICAGO METROPOLITAN AREA RESOURCES
Career Transitions Center
The CTC is a not-for-profit organization which provides professional, emotional, and spiritual support to those seeking a job, looking for meaningful work, or otherwise going through a career transition.
CHICAGO SUBURBAN RESOURCES
WorkNet DuPage The goal of workNet DuPage is to “provide job seekers with the job search tools they need for successful employment, and to help local businesses develop their workforce and hire local talent.”
Naperville Career and Networking Center
The Community Career Center located in Naperville, Illinois provides a supportive and professional setting where job seekers can conduct an effective and successful job search.
Anxiety and Depression
Char Brower PsyD, Naperville (630)420‑2596, www.providencecounselingassociates.com
Kim Kobus, PhD, Naperville, (630)585‑3988, www.kimkobus.com
Maureen McKane, LCSW, McKane and Associates, St. Charles, (630)377‑7226, www.mckaneassociates.com
JoAnne McKee, M.S., CRC, LCPC, Naperville (630) 235‑5699
Ted Welsch Ph.D, Client-Centered Counseling Associates, Plainfield, (815)577‑6686, www.ccca-online.com
Suzanne Peroutka, Labyrinth Counseling, Naperville (630)305‑5702 www.labyrinthcounseling.com
Laura Wolfe, MsEd, LCPC, Naperville (708)769‑3489
Children and Adolescents
Mollie Holman, LCSW, Naperville, (217)766‑6488, firstname.lastname@example.org
Nancy Rivas, PhD., Naperville, (630)881‑6604, email@example.com
Kathleen Jacob, LCSW, Downers Grove, (773)787‑7763, www.kathleenjacob.com
Marriage and Family
Janice Jones, LCSW, Wheaton, (630)462‑1966, www.jjonestherapy.com
Men in Mid Life
Martin Lemon, Ph.D., Clarus Center, Naperville (630)393‑9800 ext. 205 www.claruscenter.com
P.J. Hruby Ed.D., Labyrinth Counseling, Naperville (630)305‑5702, www.labyrinthcounseling.com
Stacey Hurst, LCPC, BC-DMT, Mind Body Connections, Naperville, (312)543‑2133, www.MBConnections.net
PHYSICAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS
Lauren McLaughlin, Joyful Balance Wellness, Naperville (630)453‑5300 www.joyfulbalancewellness.com
Chiropractic Physicians / Physical Therapy
Susan Kelenyi, DC, Optimal Health and Wellness Center, Ltd.
Glen Ellyn (630)858‑9900 www.optimalhealthctr.com
Kim Trager, DC, Trager Healing Center, Naperville (630)717‑5060
Mary Lou Savino, Be FIT Physical Therapy and Pilates, (630)964‑4008 www.befitpt.com