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.

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

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.”  

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. 

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. 

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.”
 

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.

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.

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. 

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. 

-Interventions 

-Family Education and Support 

-More innovative therapies to come.

You talk. We listen.

Our Therapists

Connected Care.

Personal Solutions.

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

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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.”

Medicaid is not accepted at Rosecrance Therapies

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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 a licensed therapist with experience in providing individual, couples, and group therapy. He also works with veterans, teens, collage-aged students, and athletes. 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 and adolescents with a variety of diagnoses, from generalized anxiety and adjustment disorders to mood disorders. He has a background in CBT, narrative therapy, and ACT. 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. 

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. 


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.

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. 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.

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. 


For some patients, medications do not provide relief from the symptoms of mental health conditions, and in others, the side effects experienced reduce our quality of life. Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is an evidence-based alternative to help adults who live with major depressive disorder (MDD), major depression with anxious distress, and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).

TMS - Transcranial

Magnetic Stimulation

Robert Laib, M.A., LCPC

Robert Laib is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with a master’s degree in counseling psychology from Trinity International University. He has provided office-based mental health therapy services for adolescents and adults for two decades to assist with a range of personal difficulties, including depression, anxiety, substance use, grief, stress, sex addiction, and relational conflict. Laib seeks to create a friendly, insightful, and comfortable environment to pursue a client’s objectives, drawing from an array of clinical foundations such as attachment theory, emotionally focused therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, rational emotive behavioral therapy, emotional intelligence, and integrating the client’s faith background where appropriate. His perspective is holistic, searching for ways to bring all life’s highs and lows into balance for greater fulfillment. In addition to enjoying his work with clients, Laib enjoys hanging out with family and outdoors.

Marqueeta Harrington, M.S., CADC, QMHP
With over 15 years of experience, Marqueeta has worked with individuals recovering from mental illness, behavioral problems, sexual abuse, and substance misuse. She earned her bachelor’s degree in administration of justice and master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling and training from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. Marqueeta is a Certified Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor (CADC) and is working toward becoming a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). She has worked in various settings, including inpatient, outpatient, Illinois Department of Corrections, group homes, and transitional living. Marqueeta joined Rosecrance in 2014 as a therapist in McHenry County and has since held several positions. As an Addiction Counselor, Marqueeta provides high-quality behavioral health services to adults.