Compassionate Counseling
in South Elgin, IL

Counseling can help you build stronger relationships, develop healthier coping mechanisms, and improve communication skills. But that’s only if you find a counselor who sees you and hears you. At Neal Psychological Specialties, matching you with the right therapist is the number one priority. We won’t rest until we find a match that allows you to feel safe, secure, and comfortable along the journey to better health.

Thankfully, we have a very strong lineup of therapists with a range of backgrounds and specialties. Below, we’ve listed all the specialties covered by our experienced and compassionate counselors.


Alternative Natural Treatments in South Elgin, IL

Although medication is sometimes necessary in the treatment of mental health disorders, natural remedies are often an effective alternative or complementary solution. At NPS, we recommend a host of natural therapies to support and improve mental health. Those include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, positive thinking, dietary supplements, neurofeedback therapy, chiropractic medicine, and more. 

If you’re ready to consider all of your options, give our team a call. We’ll set up an appointment to learn more about your condition, concerns, and goals. From there, we will recommend the best alternative solutions for treatment. 

ADHD Counseling in South Elgin, IL

Without treatment, ADHD can lead to feelings of isolation, loneliness, and general unhappiness. Our team wants to help you find freedom and healing in your journey with this disorder. We offer diagnoses and education to help all our clients with ADHD gain a better understanding of how it affects their daily lives.

We can also support you by teaching you healthy coping mechanisms. If you are struggling to manage your daily tasks, counseling can equip you with tools for progression. We do more than assess and diagnose, we get to know each client so we can offer practical guidance as you face your real-life trials. Call today and let’s get started. 

Adolescent and Teen Counseling in South Elgin, IL

The teen years are often thought of as difficult, but we believe that there are moments of beauty if you know where to look for them. Allow us to help you and your adolescent rediscover life’s beauty through counseling.

If the traditional challenges of adolescence are also paired with anxiety, depression, or another disorder, you may not yet have the tools for navigating those highs and lows. We are here to help strengthen your relationship with your child and help them flourish and grow. 

Family Counseling in South Elgin, IL

Every family has its fair share of challenges. Sometimes, families need a neutral ground to discuss conflicts, behavioral problems, and other long-standing issues. Our center can serve as that neutral ground.

With the help of our counselors, you can create a safe space to talk through these issues and find common ground. Little by little, we can work towards a healthier dynamic between you and your loved ones. 


Marriage/Couples Counseling in South Elgin, IL

The key to a happy relationship is healthy and effective communication. No couple is perfect. But through productive conversation, most relationship issues can be resolved in a way that both partners feel good about. If you are looking to reconnect or find healing after a betrayal, give us a call. We can help you and your partner feel seen, heard, and understood in the relationship. 

LGBTQ Counseling in South Elgin, IL

It’s no secret that the LGBTQ community is largely misunderstood and mistreated. So when a member of this community is also struggling with the harmful effects of a mental health disorder, it can be difficult to find a safe space for recovery.

Regardless of your gender identity, sexuality, or expression, our center is a safe space for you. We work with clients from all backgrounds to achieve health and happiness. Whether you need general support, help coming out, guidance through the journey of transition, or some other LGBTQ-specific service, we are here for you. 

Christian Counseling in South Elgin, IL

Faith-based counseling is designed to incorporate the spiritual dimension into the journey toward healing and growth. If you are a person of faith in South Elgin, IL, you may be interested in learning more about our Christian counseling services in the area. 

These counseling sessions are just as hyper-focused on physical, psychological, and chemical health as our traditional sessions. There will not be any simplistic approaches to healing or glossing over important issues. Instead, we focus on achieving a healthy balance between mind, body, and spirit. 

Counseling for Men in South Elgin, IL

On average, around 1 in 6 men will experience anxiety and 1 in 8 men will deal with depression at some point in their life. So if you are feeling overwhelmed by your mental health, you aren’t alone. Our counselors are here to help in whatever way you need us. From professional growth to pornography addiction, we cover a range of specialties in men’s counseling. Give us a call to learn more about how we can help navigate life’s challenges.

Counseling for Women in South Elgin, IL

At NPS, our approach to counseling is holistic, which means we treat the mind, body, and spirit at every session. As a woman, if those three aspects of your health are out of balance, you may feel stressed, stuck, and generally unhappy. We want to help you move forward in hope.

From postpartum depression to anxiety, codependency, and infertility, we offer a range of specialized counseling for women in South Elgin. Trust our counselor to work alongside you in overcoming trials, coping with triggers, and progressing through life. 

Pornography Addiction Recovery in South Elgin, IL

A pornography habit becomes pornography addiction when it is accompanied by an inability to stop, disruptions to normal life, and feelings of isolation. If you have continued to use pornography despite its negative effects on your personal life, it may be time to seek help.

The counselors at our center will approach your addiction recovery journey with kindness and compassion. We aren’t here to judge you and we don’t believe that pornography use is a symptom of poor moral character. Instead, we hope to get you back on the path to an addiction-free life. Give us a call to learn more about how counseling can help. 

Trauma Recovery in South Elgin, IL

Some traumatic events are physical, but others are emotional and/or psychological. Whatever form your trauma has taken, counseling can provide relief as you strive to work through the lingering effects on your mind and body.

If you feel markedly distressed by reminders of your trauma, have persistent and disturbing dreams, or experience drastic mood swings throughout the day, it’s time to speak with a counselor. Your painful past may be causing your mind and body to react to perceived threats, even when there is no danger. Come meet with a member of our team to learn more about the helpful therapies available to you. 

Counseling for Young Adults in South Elgin, IL

Young adults face daily challenges as they strive to find their footing after leaving home. Whether you are starting your educational path, researching various careers, or simply taking time to discover yourself, our counselors are here to support you.

Substance Use Disorder Counseling in South Elgin, IL

According to a 2022 survey, nearly 47 million Americans over the age of 12 had battled substance use disorder within the last year. So if you are struggling with an addiction to harmful substances, you aren’t alone. 

Remember that it is never too late to overcome an addiction and that help is only a phone call away. Give us a call to learn more about how we can support your recovery journey after the completion of an inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation program. 

Counseling for Depression in South Elgin, IL

In this rapidly changing world, it’s not unusual to feel sad or overwhelmed by both global and local events. But if your symptoms include persistent feelings of hopelessness, a loss of pleasure, and sleep issues, you may have depression. We believe that talk therapy is always the best first choice for the treatment of depression. Get in touch today so we can find the best counselor for your journey toward happiness. 

Counseling for Anxiety in South Elgin, IL

Anxiety disorders are recognizable by symptoms of irritability, frequent headaches/stomach aches/muscle pain, and an inability to control feelings of worry or concern. If you are overwhelmed by your anxiety symptoms, rest assured that counseling can provide relief. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is our preferred course of treatment for this disorder. Call to learn more. 

Educational Issues in South Elgin, IL

Whether your child attends public or private school, the path to success is not always easy. That’s why our team has made a special effort to build relationships with local educators so we can equip our clients with the best information available. We can help you navigate parent/teacher meetings, make ACT accommodations, and accomplish so much more. Let’s get started!

Call Today

The first step is just a commitment-free 15-minute consultation with a member of our team. Give us a chance to get to know you and present you with the various counseling options available. We can’t wait to learn more about you and embark on the journey to wholeness. Call today at (815) 477-4727.

Are you ready to take the next step?