Announcement: Welcome New Provider Mirna Ballestas, Psy.D.

The Staff of CDCW is very excited to announce the addition of four new providers to our staff! Below please find brief information regarding their clinical training and areas of expertise!

Dr. Mirna Ballestas is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with over 24 years of experience. Dr. Ballestas earned her clinical psychologist degree at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá, Colombia; and later completed a doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology at Illinois School of Professional Psychology (Chicago, IL), with an emphasis in Health Psychology.

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Announcement: Welcome New Provider Antonina Barr, MA, LCPC, PEL

Antonina Barr is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, which includes a Professional Educator License with ISBE for children and teenagers Pre-K thru 12th grade. She obtained her Masters in School Social Work from The Jane Addam’s College of Social Work, a division of the University of Illinois at Chicago. Along with her masters, Antonina Barr also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Dance Therapy from Rockford and Regents College.

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It’s Okay to Set Boundaries

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We all need boundaries. We need to know our limits when it comes to our work, time and relationships. When we don’t set boundaries for ourselves, we tend to become overwhelmed, frustrated and begin to lack the ability to say ‘no.’ We get “lost” in other people and start to put our needs last. It’s important to understand that it’s okay to make it a habit to set those much-needed Read More»

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