Peaceful Calm Woman

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 LaPorteLCPC, NCC, CADC

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. As owner and director of Naperville Counseling Center, Kelly strives to create a safe and comfortable environment for all clients and their families, as well as a healthy working environment for clinicians to work and grow.

Talvir ShahiLCPC

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.

Brittany TurriffLCPC

Brittany Turriff LCPC

Chief People Officer / Psychotherapist

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.

Leah LubniewskiLCPC, CGP

Leah Lubniewski LCPC, CGP

Clinical Supervisor / Psychotherapist

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.

Neru AroraLCPC

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.

Bianca MaldonadoLCPC, ASDCS, C-PD, C-DBT

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.

Amanda MeadLPC

Amanda Mead LPC


Amanda has experience working with teens and utilizes her skills to help clients in a variety of situations, ranging from relationship issues, stress, depression, anxiety, and family issues. Amanda works with her clients to help them identify their strengths, and how to use them as stepping stones on their path to healing

Jennifer OttoMS, LPC

Jennifer Otto MS, LPC


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.

Brooke WineLPC, LASOP

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.