The State of Mental Health

It’s no secret that teens are struggling.  But the CDC report highlighted just how steep and jarring their decline has been, especially among teenage girls. Nearly 60 percent of teen girls in the U.S. reported feeling persistently sad and hopeless in 2021- almost double the numbers reported by teen boys and the highest levels of distress reported since 2011. 1 in 3 teen girls had seriously considered suicide. 1 in Read More»

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NEW Motivation and Accountability Group

Motivation and Accountability Group Beginning March 14th, Tuesday nights 7:30-8:30pm telehealth Most major insurance policies accepted; self-pay available. Group Leaders: Caitlin de la Cruz MA, LCPC and Nate Epstein, Master’s Level Intern Counseling & Diagnostics Center of Woodfield Schaumburg, IL Phone 847884-0210 x 208   CDCW has created a brief 8-week structure as a way to help clients and the community set, pursue, and achieve their personal goals. Clients will Read More»

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Understanding toxic stress and its impact on health and well-being

Stress is a normal part of our lives.  It’s when we fail to process and manage this stress that it becomes harmful. There is good stress and bad stress, but it is all around us. Stress itself can be harnessed as a useful tool for motivation, it’s not all bad. But it’s when we have an abundance of unchecked stressors in our lives and ineffective coping mechanisms to deal with it Read More»

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Be In the Know – Video Games for Parents: Toxic Online Behavior Through Chatrooms

  In our recent assessments, a growing number of concerns related to video games have been observed. While video games can be cognitively engaging pastimes, outlets for creativity, a means of social interaction, as well as a way to rest and relax, parents still need to be mindful of the environment their children are accessing, particularly when it comes to online games. Many multiplayer games played online feature built-in chatrooms, Read More»

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Psychological Evaluation

CDCW offers psychological evaluations in several areas that include ADHD, Autism, Learning Disabilities, Personality, Mood/Anxiety, and more. If you or someone you know is need of an assessment, please have them contact our intake line so we may provide them with support and answer their questions. Psychological evaluations may be used to understand your strengths and weaknesses, set goals, create strategies for progress, and monitor progress over time. They may Read More»

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