Together, we can truly lift mind, body & spirit.

Our clients aren’t a checklist of symptoms and behaviors. They’re human beings, with complex thoughts, emotions, relationships, and needs, whether mental, physical, emotional, spiritual, or social. As a trusted provider of behavioral healthcare backed by decades of experience and commitment, Rosecrance has always believed in working with people, not just taking aim at illnesses. 

Our comprehensive continuum of care, unmatched by most other programs, is designed to serve all of their needs, comfort levels and lifestyles, and one of our newest expansions is Rosecrance Therapies, a holistic, connected approach that meets individuals where they are in life, literally and figuratively. 

Care that works for you.

Patrick Miranda, M.S., LPC - Therapist
Patrick is a licensed therapist with over a decade of experience in the mental health. He provides individual and family counseling and has worked in a variety of residential and outpatient settings, which has given him valuable insight into meeting each unique person where they are on their journey. Experiences include working with adolescents, adults, and families facing a range of needs, including trauma, suicidality, and mood disorders. Patrick also enjoys working with those in the LGBTQ+ community “As a therapist, I recognize that most of us probably are dealing with something, and that we need someone sensitive to our needs to walk with us. It’s always a joy when someone in therapy gains clarity about themselves through our time together.”
Locations – Rosecrance Virtual and Rosecrance Therapies-River North

To schedule an appointment with one of our licensed therapists, call 312-879-9858 or complete the form.

Carly is a Licensed Professional Counselor who is passionate about helping clients develop self-compassion, resilience and meaning in their lives. She has experience working with dual-diagnosis clients at the residential level and previously worked as a mental health counselor at Rosecrance Lakeview. She specializes in working with clients struggling with anxiety, depression, life transitions, stress management, relationships, trauma, and substance use. Carly uses an integrative and collaborative approach to fit each client’s individual needs, drawing from evidence-based practices such as DBT, ACT and motivational interviewing. She strives to create a supportive environment where clients feel heard, validated, and empowered every step of the way. Carly received her master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling from Adler University.“I am passionate about providing a safe, compassionate, non-judgmental space where clients can explore their thoughts, feelings and behaviors and work towards personal growth and healing. She believes that everyone has the capacity to change and grow and is committed to helping her clients achieve their goals.” Locations – Rosecrance Virtual and Rosecrance Therapies-River North

Cindy Fisher LCPC, CADC - Therapist 
Cindy is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with over a decade of experience helping adults and adolescents. She is experienced in providing individual and group therapy through private practice, and work with individuals experiencing issues concerning anxiety, depression, relationships, life transitions, grief, stress management, anger management, and substance use. Cindy leads individual and group sessions, as well as intensive outpatient therapy and other group therapy with special issue focus. “My approach is rooted in the belief that each person comes to me with a unique set of beliefs and life experience. Effective therapy must embrace those individual needs. I enjoy developing a strong rapport in a safe nurturing environment that helps each person focus on goals for positive life change.” Locations: Rosecrance Virtual and Rosecrance Therapies - Frankfort

Alexandra Kane, M.S., LCPC - Mental Health Therapist 
Alexandra is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who works with children, teenagers and adults addressing impulse management, depression, anxiety, OCD, anger management, trauma, and parenting strategies. With a degree in clinical and community mental health from Western Illinois University, she counsels people individually, as well as in group therapy, and currently leads a dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) group for high schoolers.  She uses a range of therapeutic techniques including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), family systems and solution focused therapy to help people work towards their goals. “Everyone deserves a safe, nonjudgmental space to seek support through the uncertain times in their lives.  My goal is to be an empathetic support and help others develop insights to their goals while building supports outside of therapy. “ Locations – Rosecrance Virtual and Rosecrance McHenry County

Lilliana Klay, M.S.W., LCSW - Mental Health Therapist
Lilliana is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with experience working with children, families, and adults. She completed her graduate degree in social work from Aurora University. Current areas of focus include: anger management skills, anxiety, depression, behavioral modification, and communication skills. Her work incorporates crisis management, hypnosis, and rapid resolution therapy, and other therapies including art and play, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), mindfulness, trauma-informed therapy, and behavioral analysis/modification. She is also an LGBTQ+ ally. In addition to individual therapy, Lilliana also leads a Mental Health Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP), and a group to help support and teach the caregivers of clients in the IOP. “My goal is to create a safe and welcoming environment for each client to be their authentic self and feel comfortable exploring their thoughts and feelings without judgement. I feel the best therapy happens when clients are fully engaged and having fun. My values as a therapist are to be genuine and caring.  My approach to therapy is like the metaphor “we are in a boat rowing together.” The boat works the best when we both “row” together.
Locations – Rosecrance Virtual and Rosecrance McHenry County

Heather Fisher, M.A., LCPC - Mental Health Therapist and Clinical Outpatient Supervisor
Heather Fisher is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and Clinical Outpatient Supervisor for Rosecrance McHenry County. She works extensively with adults and children who experience depression, anxiety, PTSD, and life transition and interpersonal relationship concerns. Heather is an ally to LGBTQ+ individuals, provides a gender affirming environment, and has worked with a variety of socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, races, religions, and cultures. She utilizes person-centered therapy and also incorporates cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), motivational interviewing, and play therapy. Heather earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Eastern Illinois University and a master’s degree in community counseling from Argosy University in Chicago. Locations – Rosecrance Virtual and Rosecrance McHenry County

Carol Bradford, M.S.W., LCSW, LPHA
Carol Bradford is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) with over 31 years of experience working in the fields of child welfare, mental health and substance abuse. Her experience includes providing individual and group therapy in mental health, substance use, and co-occurring disorders. Carol utilizes a trauma informed approach to help clients dealing with mental health as they cope with grief and loss, PTSD, depression, anxiety and a variety of other life circumstances. She has always sought to serve the most marginalized of our society and to recognize, value, and see the potential of every human being. Carol holds a Bachelor’s degree in psychology and a Master’s degree in social work and enters every therapeutic relationship with a goal of partnering with the client to help them achieve the goals they have set for themselves by being supportive, nonjudgmental and providing a safe space. Her approach is holistic as she addresses the physical, mental, social-emotional and spiritual needs of each individual utilizing their world view and cultural norms to really support their healing and recovery.
Locations – Rosecrance Virtual and Rosecrance Central Illinois, Champaign-Urbana

Amber Cotter, LCPC - Therapist
Amber Cotter is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with a master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling from Walden University. She has several years of experience working with children, adolescents and adults who have experienced various forms of trauma, including domestic violence, neglect and abuse.  “My style of counseling revolves around you as the client; I feel that building a strong therapeutic alliance allows for a collaborative approach to appropriately challenge and address the “norm” that isn’t working, as well as building resiliency and supports.  I like to challenge clients to celebrate not only who they’ve become, but who they could’ve become and didn’t. Locations – Rosecrance Virtual and Aspen Counseling, a division of Rosecrance Therapies, Rockford, IL

Teisha Hoppe, LCSW - Therapist
A graduate of Aurora University, Teisha Hoppe is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who currently splits her time between the school setting and private therapy. She has experience working with preschool-aged children through adolescence, adults, families and couples who deal with anxiety, major depression, trauma, oppositional defiant disorders, ADHD, Bipolar, and Autism. Teisha utilizes various therapy modalities in her work, including CBT, REBT, EBT, play therapy, mindfulness, and grief therapy. She helps her clients develop coping skills and mindfulness techniques to self-regulate and find calm in difficult situations. She also has experience as an adjunct professor in Aurora University’s graduate social work program. In her spare time, Teisha loves hanging out with her puppies while training them to become therapy dogs. 

Locations – Rosecrance Virtual and Aspen Counseling, a division of Rosecrance Therapies, Rockford, IL 

Kathleen Kruse, M.S.W.,LCSW - Therapist
Kathleen is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and member of the Academy of Certified Social Workers. She graduated with her master's degree in social work from the University of Illinois, where her education emphasized mental health services and program administration. Kathleen began her career with high-risk adolescents who had behavioral and psychiatric issues. She has served as the clinical director in two residential facilities, providing services to the adolescents and their families. In the last 15 years, she has worked in private practice with adolescents and adults. Kathleen has extensive experience and is trained to provide individual, group, family, and couples therapy. She is also a Qualified Substance Abuse Provider (SAP) for DOT client and a Medicare provider. Kathleen enjoys the diversity of. her work and the opportunity to help her clients address their specific needs. 
“I consider it an honor to assist others in improving their emotional/mental health, their relationships and their quality of life.
Locations – Rosecrance Virtual and Aspen Counseling, a division of of Rosecrance Therapies, Rockford, IL

Lori Martineau, LCSW - Therapist
Lori Martineau is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. with experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and older adults. She employs such therapeutic interventions as CBT, DBT, grief counseling, solution-focused therapy, and mindfulness techniques. Lori is experienced in working with individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, grief, anger, and stress management issues; she also supports individuals and families in hospice care.  Lori is a graduate of Aurora University. “My goal is always to empower clients and focus on their strengths to help them live their best lives.”
  Locations – Rosecrance Virtual and Aspen Counseling, a division of Rosecrance Therapies, Rockford, IL

Jennifer Olson, LMFT - Therapist
Jennifer Olson is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who is trained in EMDR. Jennifer earned her master’s degree in applied family and child studies with a specialization in marriage and family therapy from Northern Illinois University. Jennifer has experience working with children, adolescents, families, couples and adults in crisis and with less acute symptoms. Jennifer works with clients from a strength-based and systemic perspective. She acknowledges the power of the mind-body connection and incorporates this into her work. Jennifer works with a wide range of issues, including depression, anxiety, mood disorders and other mental health diagnoses, self-esteem/self-empowerment, grief and loss and relationship/family concerns. Jennifer’s creativity, compassion, and sense of humor help her connect with the people she works with, and she partners with them on their journey of healing, change, and self-expression.
Locations – Rosecrance Virtual and Aspen Counseling, a division of Rosecrance Therapies, Rockford, IL

Keo Phasouk, M.S.W., LCSW - Therapist 
Keo Phasouk is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years of experience working with clients of all ages in many different settings, such as hospitals, clinics, crisis centers, group homes, and classrooms. Keo has a Masters in Social Work from Aurora University. She has extensive experience and training in individual and group therapy using many different modalities such as CBT, DBT, mindfulness, solution-focused, and grief therapy.  Currently, she works with adults struggling with various mental health concerns and enjoys educating her clients about their mental health diagnosis. She seeks to assist clients in developing healthy coping strategies to manage their symptoms in day-to-day life settings such as relationships, parenting, and occupational and financial stressors. “I enjoy teaching DBT skills individually, and helping clients learn to self-regulate their emotions, set boundaries, and manage their interpersonal relationships effectively. “
Locations – Rosecrance Virtual and Aspen Counseling, a division of Rosecrance Therapies, Rockford, IL

Nathan Whinnery, M.S., LCPC, CADC - Therapist 
Nathan Whinnery earned his B.A. in psychology at Northern Illinois University and his M.S. in mental health counseling from Walden University and is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. Nathan has been in the behavioral health field since 2002 and has extensive experience working with adolescents, adults, and their families experiencing mental health and substance use disorders. Nathan approaches each client as an individual, but always leads with compassion and empathy while utilizing an integrated theoretical approach to fit individual needs. Nathan believes in empowering individuals to embrace their ability to change from within and enjoys using humor and metaphors to bring normalcy and enjoyment to the counseling process. Nathan also serves families the Rockford area as a photographer with the Haven Network, an agency that serves families experiencing perinatal loss. Locations – Rosecrance Virtual and Aspen Counseling, a division of Rosecrance Therapies, Rockford, IL

Pete Meagher, Ph.D., LCSW - Clinical Supervisor
Dr. Pete Meagher offers his passion and expertise in specializing in mindfulness-based approaches to treating anxiety, depression, trauma and dually-diagnosed clients. Pete uses a unique approach to help clients discover and own their strengths to enable them to live a full, rich, and meaningful life. Pete is trained in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Mindful Self Compassion and has strong interest in helping boys and men to reach their fullest potential. Locations – Rosecrance Virtual and Rosecrance Connections Counseling, a specialty group of Rosecrance Therapies, Madison, WI  

The most common path to start is 1-to-1 therapy with one of our therapists, who then collaborates with clients in building the right team for a truly holistic and uniquely personalized experience on the road to a happy, fulfilling life. 

- Individual Counseling, PHP, IOP

- TMS Therapy: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is a noninvasive therapy for treatment-resistant depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

-Specialized Group Therapies - adapted to meet the needs of the specific client population being served-

-Psychiatric Services and Medication Management

-Medication Assisted Treatment: A program that incorporates approved medications to reduce cravings and- withdrawal symptoms of opioid use disorder to the lessen the risk of relapse. Used in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies. 


-Family Education and Support 

-More innovative therapies to come.

You talk. We listen.

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Accepted Insurance 

Together, we'll help you get where you need to go. Our therapists work with you to build the right team of support for your journey towards a more-fulfilling life.

  • Individual Counseling
  • Couples Counseling
  • Family Counseling
  • Group Therapy


Specialty Services:

Christopher Lombardi, M.D. - Psychiatrist
Dr. Christopher Lombardi is a psychiatrist for Rosecrance, providing client care for clients of Rosecrance Therapies. He received his undergraduate degree from New York University and completed his medical school, internship, and psychiatry residency at the University of Louisville. Prior to joining Rosecrance, he helped grow the consult-liaison practice at Kentucky’s largest hospital. He received the Outstanding Resident Award from the University of Louisville for his work in consult-liaison psychiatry. He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Lombardi also provides care to Rosecrance clients through crisis and residential programs.

Therapy takes a village. We have one.

Rob McCreadie, CSAC, ISC - Assistant Director
Rob is a licensed Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor, Clinical Supervisor and a trained Brainspotting practitioner with nearly two decades of experience helping adults develop coping skills and expand support systems that foster growth, positive change and healing. His passion is direct client care in both the individual and group setting. He has extensive experience facilitating inpatient, residential and outpatient groups and continues to facilitate intensive outpatient groups, aftercare groups and relapse prevention groups. He has years of experience working with medication assisted treatment as a tool to help clients achieve their goals, and enjoys working with individuals experiencing substance use disorders, self-destructive thinking and behavior, and trauma.
“My approach is that of a fellow traveler, who meets my clients where they are, walks alongside them and guides them to achieve their goals through the use of evidence-based practices such as crisis intervention, motivational interviewing, systems theory, cognitive-behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, Brainspotting and other modalities. I do not believe that recovery is a “one size fits all” proposition and am dedicated to helping each of my clients identify and follow the path that best meets their needs. It is also a pleasure to work with affected family members to provide support and education on the physical and behavioral consequences of substance use disorders. I see myself as an advocate for positive change, healing and recovery.” Locations – Rosecrance Virtual and Rosecrance Connections Counseling, a division of Rosecrance Therapies, Madison, WI 

Chicago-River North

Chicago-Norwood Park




Aspen Counseling, Rockford, IL

Connections Counseling, Madison, WI

Rosecrance Virtual

Call (312) 879-9858 to schedule an appointment

Medicaid is not accepted at Rosecrance Therapies


Puneet Lakhmani, M.D. – Medical Director
Dr. Puneet Lakhmani is the medical director for Rosecrance Therapies. He evaluates and cares for clients living with mental health and substance use disorders and provides medication management. Originally from Jackson, Mississippi, he earned his bachelor’s degree in neuroscience from Davidson College where he worked as a volunteer firefighter. He earned a master’s degree in biostatistics and epidemiology from Northwestern University, and completed his medical degree at Tulane University and residency at the University of Tennessee where he served as chief resident. Dr. Lakhmani completed his fellowship in addiction medicine at the University of Illinois Chicago. As an addiction medicine physician, he specializes in the medical management of substance use disorders and their psychiatric and medical comorbidities. In his free time, he enjoys ceramics, yoga, and reading.

Gregory Love, M.A., LPC
Greg is licensed therapist with experiencing providing individual, couples, group, and family therapy. He earned his master’s degree in mental health counseling from Northwestern University and is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Greg has worked as both a private practitioner and at a community health center. These settings provided him with navigational techniques to meet clients where they are at in their lives. Greg's experience includes working with adults, families, and adolescents with a variety of diagnoses, from generalized anxiety and adjustment disorders to mood disorders. He understands that most people need a space where they can feel comfortable and not judged to share their journeys. Greg is honored and enthusiastic to be the person to share that space and navigate that journey together. 
Location: River North, Chicago

Maria Nadupparambil, M.A., LPC
Maria is a Licensed Professional Counselor who believes that healing consists of creating partnerships with clients to work toward empowerment. She is passionate about encouraging adults and adolescents to embrace diversity in all its forms, including ethnicity, religion, culture, and sexual orientation. Maria strives to create a safe therapeutic environment in each setting while working with mood disorders, multicultural issues, relationship conflicts, communication issues, ADHD, women’s issues, self-esteem, and life transitions. Her therapeutic approach is solution-focused; she helps clients overcome life’s obstacles by teaching coping skills, improving self-esteem, and encouraging clients to live a life aligned with their values. Maria's work is greatly influenced by her background in dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), behavior modification, and positive psychology. She uses her knowledge of therapeutic modalities, experience in a variety of mental health settings, and her own cultural experiences to destigmatize mental health and provide effective services to underserved communities. When not meeting with clients, she spends time with family and friends trying local restaurants, relaxing outdoors, or traveling to learn about different cultures. Location: River North, Chicago

Jillian Yunger M.S., LPC, CADC
Jillian is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor with a master’s degree in clinical psychology from Benedictine University. She has experience working in residential/inpatient settings, outpatient, detox, MAT, DUI/risk education, and the criminal justice system. As a Rosecrance alumni and in recovery herself, she finds her passion working with those where she once was. Jillian uses a broad range of modalities including DBT, CBT, ACT, and a Rogerian/client-centered approach while specializing in group and individual therapy. 
Locations: Rosecrance Therapies - Norwood Park and Rosecrance Virtual 

Christina Schneider, M.S., LCSW
Christina is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with experience and passion for working with pediatric and adult populations. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in sociology from Northeastern Illinois University and her Master of Social Work from Aurora University with a specialization in healthcare. Christina previously worked with adult and adolescent clients in outpatient, partial hospitalization, and intensive outpatient program settings. She has treated clients with mood disorders, anxiety, low self-esteem, school refusal, autism spectrum disorder, social (pragmatic) communication disorder, adjustment disorder, trauma, PTSD, oppositional defiant disorder, gender dysphoria, borderline personality disorder, and bipolar disorder. Her therapeutic style is client centered, and she works with each client to create a custom treatment plan tailored to their needs and goals. Christina uses the following modalities in sessions with clients based on age and treatment objectives: CBT, DBT, acceptance and commitment therapy, play-based therapy, and art interventions. Locations: Rosecrance Therapies -  Norwood Park and Rosecrance Virtual

Megan Steinhoff, M.A., LPC, NCC
Megan Steinhoff is an adolescent and adult counselor at Rosecrance Naperville/Warrenville. She has a master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling from Northwestern University and is currently in a clinical psychology doctorate program at Capella University. Megan has a wide range of experience working with individuals, couples, and families. She has experience treating anxiety, depression, substance use, mood disorders, PTSD, life transitions, and self-esteem issues. Megan provides a comfortable, honest, and nonjudgmental therapeutic relationship for her clients. Clients are encouraged to speak their minds, work toward goals, and address issues that are causing barriers in their personal lives. She utilizes a broad set of modalities based on client needs, including psychodynamic, feminist, cognitive behavioral therapy, Gestalt, narrative, Adlerian, dialectical behavior therapy, Internal Family Systems, and person-centered theory. Megan also employs play, art, and music to enrich the therapeutic relationship. Megan is an LGBTQIA+-affirming therapist and fluent in Polish. Locations: Naperville/Warrenville

Care that works for you. 

Caroline Golko, M.S., LSW
Caroline is a Licensed Social Worker with a passion for the first responder and military population stemming from lived experiences coupled with her previous training. She earned a bachelor’s degree in criminology/sociology with a minor in psychology, and a master’s degree in social work and a specialization in military culture and military mental health/trauma from Dominican University. She has experience working with several different therapeutic issues, including depression, anxiety, PTSD, trauma, suicidality, ADHD, and substance use. Before joining Rosecrance, she served homeless veterans by aiding them in securing housing and employment at a not-for-profit agency and completed an internship at an inpatient behavioral health hospital serving families, adolescents, and adults with various mental health barriers. Caroline approaches therapy from a client-centered approach and welcomes her clients to lead their therapeutic journey. She offers a judgement-free space to unload raw emotions and process them in a safe environment while utilizing various therapy modalities (CBT, DBT, cognitive processing therapy, motivational interviewing, and grounding work) to guide the client’s unique healing. Each individual presents with distinctive and complex biopsychosocial issues, and she believes that approaching therapy from a holistic approach is crucial to moving forward. In her spare time, Caroline enjoys spending time with her first responder family, being outdoors, raising her daughter, and traveling to her stepson’s college football games.   Locations: Rosecrance Therapies- Norwood Park and Rosecrance Virtual

Carly Novoselsky, M.A., LPC, CADC - Therapist