|Jolanta Jarosz McNamara, LPC
|Licensed Professional Counselor
Masters in Family Counseling
National Certified Counselor (NCC)
Associate Marriage & Family Therapist (AMFT)
|Jolanta's areas of practice are...
Multicultural and linguistically diverse clients.
- Individual Counseling
- Couples Counseling
- Family Counseling
- Adolescent Counseling
PTSD and Trauma survivors.
Counseling services for fire and rescue service personnel.
Mid-life challenges, transitions and opportunities.
Therapeutic services to address issues faced by adolescents, related to...
Unique problems faced by women, related to...
- Family conflicts
- Problems at school
- Relationship issues
- Anger management
- Self-destructive behavior
- Adjustment disorders
Couple therapy, to facilitate issue resolution and relationship strengthening, including...
- Relationship and family problems
- Self-acceptance and self-esteem
- Feelings of depression and anxiety
- Discovering choices
- Finding their voice and empowerment
- Issues of aging
- Effective communication and enabling each person to feel heard
- Fostering potential and direction for change
- Identifying repetitive and negative patterns
- Shifting partners' to new patterns of interaction
- Creating new and positive bonding in the relationship
- Fostering a secure attachment between partners
Jolanta has worked with individual clients, couples and families, with a wide range of issues and concerns, both at Metropolitan Family Services and at Northeastern Illinois University's Wellness Center.
Prior to coming to North Shore Wellness Services, Jolanta worked at Metropolitan Family Services with students from the Niles Township schools directed for counseling services by the Cook County Ordinance Court in Skokie,
as well as clients referred by DCFS. She has worked with clients in support of their academic, career, personal growth and development. As a result of these experiences she strongly believes in the importance of committed
counselors supporting and facilitating student learning, personal development and success.
|Jolanta Jarosz McNamara earned an undergraduate degree from Loyola University and a Masters degree from Northeastern Illinois University, both in Literature.
She has a Masters degree in Family Counseling from Northeastern Illinois University and has also been trained in Trauma, Addiction and Grief; PTSD; and Positive Psychology. Jolanta has recently been certified as a CSFF (Counseling Services for Fire Fighters) Clinician.
|Jolanta is fluent in Polish
|Flexible hours by appointment only. Please call to schedule.