"It is the nature of a strong heart, that like the palm tree it strives ever upwards when it is most burdened."


-Phillip Sydney

 Our Services

The Kennedy Center for Counseling  provides a safe, confidential, and supportive atmosphere in which clients can work toward and achieve optimal growth and happiness. Our Therapist's address and treat  a wide range of concerns and issues across the life span. Click to learn more about the wide range of services we provide.

New Client Forms

Please Call 815-320-3749 for scheduling.

Appointment Request

 Meet our Therapists

 Rita Sanders, MA, LCPC

  Jamilah Akbar, MA, LCPC

  Andrea Swanson, MA, LCPC

  Annette Krason, MA, LCPC
  Katrina Neubauer, MA, LCPC

  Kyle Lisowski, Ed.S, LCPC

  Laura Jackman, MA, LCPC

  Kristen Cooke, MSW, LCSW

  Marie Kress, MS, LCPC, NCC

  Victoria Victorenko MSW, LSW

  ​Jeremiah Jobe MSW, LSW, 

​  Althia Gayle Ed.D, MSW, LCSW, PEL

  Maureen Fitzmaurice MA, LPC

​  Brooke Hagadus MSW, LCSW

  Joyce Kraus MSW, LCSW, ACSW 

  Kimberly Young MSW, LCSW

​  Hannah Pivaronas MSW, LSW, PEL

  Denise Williams MA, LPC

  Nicole Carpenter MA, LPC


We accept most public and private insurance plans. Please call our office to verify insurance eligibility and benefits.

Contact Us

Call Us:  815-320-3749


In response to COVID-19, we want to do our part to keep everyone as healthy and safe as possible, while still providing support during this stressful time. We are offering Telehealth sessions which are over the phone/computer. Please call our office or contact your therapist to set up a Telehealth session.

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday: 8:00am - 9:00pm
Saturday-Friday: 8:00am - 3:00 pm.
Sunday: Closed


Phone: 815-320-3749

Fax: 815-320-3825

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The Kennedy Center for Counseling

305 N. Vine Street, Suite 201
New Lenox IL 60451
Phone: 815-320-3749
Fax: 815-320-3825