Meet our team...

Counseling Center of Grayslake therapists help people solve specific issues; for example - lifestyle stress, depression, low self-esteem, trauma, addiction, poor social skills, marriage difficulties, or family conflicts. 

Call or email us now to discuss which therapist best fits your unique situation. 

  Julie Pettinato, LCSW, Therapist   Adults, Adolescents, Couples, and Families. Certified in Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT). Specialty Training in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), addictive disorders, Anxiety Disorders, and SMART Recovery Facilitation.     Currently accepting new clients. Call Traecy in intake at 847-549-2235 ext. 706

Julie Pettinato, LCSW, Therapist

Adults, Adolescents, Couples, and Families. Certified in Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT). Specialty Training in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), addictive disorders, Anxiety Disorders, and SMART Recovery Facilitation. 

Currently accepting new clients. Call Traecy in intake at 847-549-2235 ext. 706

  Chuck Hutchcraft, LCSW, Therapist   Adults, Adolescents, Couples, and Families. Certified Meditation Teacher and Ordained Zen Buddhist Priest. Specializes in Mindfulness Meditation and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. Advanced Training in EMDR (Eye-Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) to treat trauma and other psychological disorders.     Currently accepting new clients. Call Traecy in intake at 847-549-2235 ext. 706

Chuck Hutchcraft, LCSW, Therapist

Adults, Adolescents, Couples, and Families. Certified Meditation Teacher and Ordained Zen Buddhist Priest. Specializes in Mindfulness Meditation and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. Advanced Training in EMDR (Eye-Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) to treat trauma and other psychological disorders. 

Currently accepting new clients. Call Traecy in intake at 847-549-2235 ext. 706

  Danielle Kroll, MSW, Therapist   Children, Adolescents, Young Adults, and Adults.  Group therapy to improve self-esteem, communication, and coping skills. One-on-one therapy with youth, adolescents, and adults to improve communication skills and relationship dynamics. Specialty training in play therapy for younger children.     Currently accepting new clients. Call Traecy in intake at 847-549-2235 ext. 706

Danielle Kroll, MSW, Therapist

Children, Adolescents, Young Adults, and Adults.  Group therapy to improve self-esteem, communication, and coping skills. One-on-one therapy with youth, adolescents, and adults to improve communication skills and relationship dynamics. Specialty training in play therapy for younger children. 

Currently accepting new clients. Call Traecy in intake at 847-549-2235 ext. 706

  Rachel Risler, LCSW, Therapist   Adults, Older Adults, and Families. Specialized training and experience in older adult life transitions, changes in family roles, grief and loss. Specialized training in persons and families living with dementia. Specializes in helping clients survive and thrive at any age.     Currently accepting new clients. Call Traecy in intake at 847-549-2235 ext. 706

Rachel Risler, LCSW, Therapist

Adults, Older Adults, and Families. Specialized training and experience in older adult life transitions, changes in family roles, grief and loss. Specialized training in persons and families living with dementia. Specializes in helping clients survive and thrive at any age. 

Currently accepting new clients. Call Traecy in intake at 847-549-2235 ext. 706

  Patricia Stern, LCSW, Therapist   Adults, Older Adults, and Families. Specialized training and experience in life transitions during young adult, middle adult and older adult time periods. Works with families adjusting to changing roles. Specialized training in persons and families living with dementia. Helps clients survive and thrive at any age.     Currently accepting new clients. Call Traecy in intake at 847-549-2235 ext. 706

Patricia Stern, LCSW, Therapist

Adults, Older Adults, and Families. Specialized training and experience in life transitions during young adult, middle adult and older adult time periods. Works with families adjusting to changing roles. Specialized training in persons and families living with dementia. Helps clients survive and thrive at any age. 

Currently accepting new clients. Call Traecy in intake at 847-549-2235 ext. 706

  Paulina Birgiolaite, LSW, Therapist   Adolescents, Young Adults, and Adults.  Individual, couple, or family therapy for anxiety, depression, internet addiction, work-life balance, and relationship concerns. Specialty training in and assessments and prescriptions for Emotional Support Animals (ESAs).     Currently accepting new clients. Call Traecy in intake at 847-549-2235 ext. 706

Paulina Birgiolaite, LSW, Therapist

Adolescents, Young Adults, and Adults.  Individual, couple, or family therapy for anxiety, depression, internet addiction, work-life balance, and relationship concerns. Specialty training in and assessments and prescriptions for Emotional Support Animals (ESAs). 

Currently accepting new clients. Call Traecy in intake at 847-549-2235 ext. 706