We focus on the entire individual
The Naperville Counseling Center is a team of professionals that work with all age groups. The team is eclectic and they all have their individual specialties ranging from play therapy, sports consultation, domestic violence, divorce, self harm, substance abuse and dependence, anxiety, eating disorders, depression, etc. We offer powerful and unique interventions that foster empowerment, knowledge, and inspiration, ultimately bringing positive change to your life.
Each professional specializes in specific areas; please feel free to view each of clinicians full biographies to see which professional you would like to work with by visiting our clinicians page.
We take an holistic approach, taking into account the individual's psychological, physical, biological and social needs. We utilize therapy techniques such as cognitive behavioral therapy, client-centered therapy, empowerment, positive psychotherapy and motivational techniques to help an individual gain their full potential to reach their goals.
Meet Our Clinicians
Kelly LaPorte LCPC, NCC, CADC
Clinical Director / Clinical Supervisor / Psychotherapist
Kelly LaPorte is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, National Certified Counselor and Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor.
Brittany Turriff LCPC
Brittany views herself as a guide, walking alongside her clients to help them discover their own inner strength so they can overcome challenges they may be facing.
Talvir Shahi LCPC
Co-Clinical Director / Clinical Supervisor / Psychotherapist
Talvir’s professional interests and clinical experience focus on working with children, adolescents, families, and adults struggling with substance abuse, relationship issues, work-life balance, stress, anxiety, depression, mood management, cultural identity issues, life transitions, and self-esteem.
Brooke Wine LPC, LASOP
Brooke is dedicated to helping her clients deal with the ups and downs of life and provides support and encouragement as they work on their mental health.
Neru Arora LCPC
Neru is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. She graduated from Adler University with her Master's degree in Counseling, with a specialization in Sport and Health Psychology.
Leah Lubniewski LCPC, CGP
Leah obtained her Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology, Counseling Specialization as well as a certification in Forensic Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.
Jennifer Otto MS
Jennifer provides a safe, nonjudgmental, and supportive environment in which to discover your hidden tools and strengths within to help you cope and battle the hardships you’re facing along your journey.
Bianca Maldonado LCPC, ASDCS, C-PD, C-DBT
Bianca is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Business from Saint Xavier University, and Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Benedictine University. Bianca also studied Clinical Psychology at Midwestern University’s PsyD program.
Jocelyn Aguila BA
Jocelyn comprehends that seeking help is a hard step to do, and acknowledges that by deciding to begin therapy, you have taken a crucial step toward better mental health.