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Sarah Allen, LPC

Therapist

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Sarah Allen, LPC

Therapist

Sarah received her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Northeastern Illinois University. Sarah also holds a... Read More

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Aileen Apuli, MSW

Therapist

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Aileen Apuli, MSW

Therapist

Aileen received her Master of Social Work with a specialization in Mental Health from the University of Illinois at... Read More

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Samantha Buhai-Jacobus, LPC

Therapist

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Samantha Buhai-Jacobus, LPC

Therapist

Samantha received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and her Master of Arts... Read More

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Thomas Byrne, MD

Adult and Youth Psychiatrist

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Thomas Byrne, MD

Adult and Youth Psychiatrist

Dr. Byrne is a board certified Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatrist with over 25 years of experience working with... Read More

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Jocelyn Casper

General Support Specialist

(708) 383-7500 ext. 520

Jocelyn Casper

General Support Specialist

Jocelyn is one of the first people clients see when they walk into Thrive. She welcomes everyone from the... Read More

Karin Danganan, MBA

General Support Specialist

(708) 383-7500 ext. 170

Karin Danganan, MBA

General Support Specialist

Karin received her Bachelor of Arts from Washington University and her Master of Business Administration from the Booth School... Read More

Yenisis De Los Santos

Crisis & Access Intern

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Yenisis De Los Santos

Crisis & Access Intern

Yenisis received her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Illinois Chicago. She is currently working on... Read More

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Ryne Dominguez, LCSW

Youth/Adolescent Therapist

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Ryne Dominguez, LCSW

Youth/Adolescent Therapist

Ryne received her Master of Arts in Clinical Social work from the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service... Read More

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Jennifer Enache, MSW

Crisis/Access Worker and Therapist

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Jennifer Enache, MSW

Crisis/Access Worker and Therapist

Jennifer received her Master of Social Work from the School of Social Work at Loyola University Chicago. Her clinical... Read More

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Rebecca Fallert, LCSW

Therapist

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Rebecca Fallert, LCSW

Therapist

Rebecca has been with Thrive for more than 40 years and provides counseling services for individuals, couples, and families. She... Read More

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Molly Feldheim, LCSW, PEL

Therapist

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Molly Feldheim, LCSW, PEL

Therapist

Molly received her Bachelor of Social Work and Master of Social Work from Loyola University of Chicago. She offers... Read More

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Sarah Finnegan, MBA

Director of Development

(708) 383-7500 ext. 106

Sarah Finnegan, MBA

Director of Development

Sarah received her Bachelor of Arts in General Humanities from Santa Clara University and her Master of Business Administration... Read More

Lauren Gallagher, LCPC

Therapist and Crisis Worker

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Lauren Gallagher, LCPC

Therapist and Crisis Worker

Lauren received her Master of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and College Student Development from DePaul University. She... Read More

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Abby Gomez De La Casa, LCSW, ICDVP

Therapist

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Abby Gomez De La Casa, LCSW, ICDVP

Therapist

Abby received her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Purdue University. She received... Read More

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Michelle Heyland, APN

Advanced Practice Nurse

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Michelle Heyland, APN

Advanced Practice Nurse

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Charlotte Holley

Adult Services Intern

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Charlotte Holley

Adult Services Intern

Charlotte received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Illinois Chicago. She is currently working on... Read More

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Laurie Johnson, LCSW

Therapist

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Laurie Johnson, LCSW

Therapist

Laurie received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Elmhurst University and her Master of Social Work from Loyola... Read More

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Janet Mankoff, LCSW

Clinical Program Manager - Case Management Services

(708) 383-7500 ext. 454

Janet Mankoff, LCSW

Clinical Program Manager - Case Management Services

Janet received her Master of Social Work from Jane Addams School of Social Work at the University of Illinois... Read More

Max McKune

Case Management Intern

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Max McKune

Case Management Intern

Max holds a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and Psychology and is in his first year of his Master... Read More

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Desirée Mendez, MA

Youth/Adolescent Therapist

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Desirée Mendez, MA

Youth/Adolescent Therapist

Desi received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and her Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology (Counseling Practice) from... Read More

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Rachel Michalski

Crisis & Access Intern

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Rachel Michalski

Crisis & Access Intern

Rachel received her Bachelor of Science in Clinical and Community Psychology from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champagne. She is... Read More

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Laura Nessler, LCSW

Psychiatric Services Coordinator

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Laura Nessler, LCSW

Psychiatric Services Coordinator

Laura received her Master of Social Work from Loyola University Chicago and her Bachelor of Arts from the University... Read More

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Richard Nichin, MBA

Finance Director

(708) 383-7500 ext. 109

Richard Nichin, MBA

Finance Director

Rich received his Master of Business Administration from Dominican University and his Bachelor of Science from DePaul University. Fun... Read More

Nancy O’Connell, RN

Registered Nurse

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Nancy O’Connell, RN

Registered Nurse

Nancy received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Lewis University. Nancy enjoys spending time with her two grandsons! Read More

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Laura A. Palmer, MA

Operations Director

(708) 383-7500 ext. 105

Laura A. Palmer, MA

Operations Director

Laura received her Master of Arts in Education from DePaul University and a Bachelor of Science from Loyola University... Read More

Victoria Perisee-Johns, MA

Crisis Worker

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Victoria Perisee-Johns, MA

Crisis Worker

Victoria received her MasterRead More

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Elaine Phillips, LCPC

Clinical Program Manager – Crisis/Access Services

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Elaine Phillips, LCPC

Clinical Program Manager – Crisis/Access Services

Elaine received her Master of Science in Community Mental Health Counseling from National Louis University. She also holds a... Read More

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Angie Pill, LCSW, CADC

Clinical Program Manager - Adult Services

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Angie Pill, LCSW, CADC

Clinical Program Manager - Adult Services

Angie received her Master of Social Work from Rutgers University and holds a Bachelor of Arts from Marquette University.... Read More

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Angela Potaczek, LCPC

Therapist and Art Therapist

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Angela Potaczek, LCPC

Therapist and Art Therapist

Angela received her Master of Arts in Art Therapy from the University of Illinois Chicago and her Bachelor of... Read More

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Alondra Puente

Case Management Intern

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Alondra Puente

Case Management Intern

Alondra received her Bachelor of Arts in Global Studies... Read More

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Yazmeen Ramirez

Youth Services Intern

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Yazmeen Ramirez

Youth Services Intern

Yazmeen received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, with a minor in Spanish, from Benedictine University. Yazmeen has been... Read More

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Janai Rhodes

General Support Specialist

(708) 383-7500 ext. 172

Janai Rhodes

General Support Specialist

Janai received her Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Management from Purdue University Global. She is currently working on her... Read More

Daisy Rios, LCPC

Clinical Program Manager - Youth Services

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Daisy Rios, LCPC

Clinical Program Manager - Youth Services

Daisy received her Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Walden University and holds a Bachelor of... Read More

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Javier Sanchez, LCSW

Therapist

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Javier Sanchez, LCSW

Therapist

Javier received his Master of Social Work from the University of Illinois Chicago and his Bachelor of Arts in... Read More

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

J. Andrew Sanderson, MA, LPC

Crisis/Access Worker and Therapist

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

J. Andrew Sanderson, MA, LPC

Crisis/Access Worker and Therapist

Andrew received his Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Regis University. Andrew’s clinical interests include LGBTQ+,... Read More

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Ann K. Sarpy, MD

Medical Director

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Ann K. Sarpy, MD

Medical Director

Dr. Sarpy received her MD from the University of Illinois College of Medicine. She completed her residency in psychiatry... Read More

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Rachel Schaefer

Crisis & Access Intern

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Rachel Schaefer

Crisis & Access Intern

Rachel received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology & Addictions Counseling from Indiana Wesleyan University. She is currently pursuing... Read More

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Inga Simitz, MBA, MA

Administrative Specialist

(708) 383-7500 ext. 111

Inga Simitz, MBA, MA

Administrative Specialist

Inga received her Master of Business Administration from DePaul University, her Master of Art in Communications from the University... Read More

Aisha Smart, LSW

Crisis Worker

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Aisha Smart, LSW

Crisis Worker

Aisha received her Master of Social Work from Loyola University Chicago and her Bachelor of Social Work from the... Read More

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Anu Spain, MA, LCSW

Therapist

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Anu Spain, MA, LCSW

Therapist

Anu received dual masters degrees in Social Work and Women’s Studies from Loyola University Chicago. She has also completed... Read More

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Hattie Stein, MSW

Therapist

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Hattie Stein, MSW

Therapist

Hattie received her Master of Social Work from the Jane Addams College of Social Work at the University of... Read More

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Daniel Talley, LCSW

Therapist

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Daniel Talley, LCSW

Therapist

Daniel received his Master of Social Work from the University of Illinois Chicago. His clinical interests include: substance abuse,... Read More

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Hannah Terrinoni, LSW

Therapist

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Hannah Terrinoni, LSW

Therapist

Hannah received her Master of Social Work from the Jane Addams College of Social Work at the University of... Read More

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Celia Li Thomas, LPC

Crisis/Access Worker and Therapist

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Celia Li Thomas, LPC

Crisis/Access Worker and Therapist

Celia received her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Moody Theological Seminary and also holds a... Read More

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Mars Vallon

Psychiatric Services & Therapy Intern

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Mars Vallon

Psychiatric Services & Therapy Intern

Mars received their Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology from the University of Chicago Illinois. They are working... Read More

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Kevin Vega, MSW

Therapist

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Kevin Vega, MSW

Therapist

Kevin earned his Master of Social Work degree at DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois. Kevin has experience working with adults... Read More

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Mark Wallace

Accounting Specialist

(708) 383-7500 ext. 107

Mark Wallace

Accounting Specialist

Mark received his Bachelor of Science in Commerce from DePaul University. In addition to his accounting work, Mark is... Read More

Amy Weekley

Client Relations Specialist

(708) 383-7500 ext. 112

Amy Weekley

Client Relations Specialist

Amy received her Bachelor of Arts in English from Youngstown State University. Fun fact, Amy works for Thrive remotely... Read More

Angelique White-Millwood, MSW

Therapist

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Angelique White-Millwood, MSW

Therapist

Angelique received her Master of Social Work from Jane Addams College of Social Work at the University of Illinois... Read More

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Noelle Young, LPC, NCC

Crisis Worker and Therapist

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204

Noelle Young, LPC, NCC

Crisis Worker and Therapist

Noelle received her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Roosevelt University. She also holds a Bachelor... Read More

(708) 383-7500 ext. 204