Your Diagnosis is Not Your Label

Labels are important in our society. Some labels are literal; you will buy a jar of pickles because it is labeled, “Pickles,” or you will buy […]

Turning Fear into Something Positive

I want to talk about fear.   The 2016 election has made America angry again. In all of the elections I have witnessed I have never […]

Mindfulness Matters

What is mindfulness? Mindfulness is a personal journey that allows you to have a greater intimacy with your life emotionally, physically, and mentally. Mindfulness is a […]

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

The National Institute of Mental Health (2016) defines Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) as, “A common, chronic and long-lasting disorder in which a person has uncontrollable, reoccurring […]

Introducing Emily Pagone, MS LPC!

Hello, there! My name is Emily Pagone, and I am thrilled to introduce myself as the newest Licensed Professional Counselor at Naperville Counseling Center. I graduated […]

Coping with Acts of Terror

It seems like the news channels have a new act of terror to report on weekly, but terrorism is unfortunately nothing new. Unforgettable past events like […]