Teen & Family

Being a parent is the hardest job you will ever have!

As much as we wish they did, kids do not come with an instruction manual. Parents often find themselves second guessing their choices and discipline styles. They feel frustrated when their kids don’t listen to them and don’t follow the rules. The house can become a war zone with constant fighting and power struggles.

At Lakefront, we emphasize family relationships as an important factor in psychological health. Regardless of the origin of any “individual” or “family” issue, involving families in solutions often benefits everyone. Often, all family members’ direct participation significantly improves the effectiveness of teen therapy.

What is teen and family therapy like?

We provide a safe space for you, your teens, and your family to improve the strengths, wisdom, and support of the whole family. You will also be able to identify and discuss family issues that are obstructing an enjoyable and nurturing home environment. At Lakefront, you will learn skills to communicate your needs effectively, be heard and understood, and ultimately get the connection your family deserves.

Why do parents seek therapy for their teens and themselves?

There are many reasons why parent’s seek therapy for their teenagers and their family. Some of those reasons include:

  • Addressing parent/child conflicts
  • Blending families
  • Improving communication
  • Improving overall family dynamics
  • Life transitions
  • Setting boundaries
  • Addressing drug or alcohol abuse or sexual acting out

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We provide a safe space for you, your teens, and your family to improve the strengths, wisdom, and support of the whole family.

Office Locations


Millennium Plaza
155 N Michigan Ave,
Suites 325-326
Chicago, IL 60601
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2530 Crawford Ave
Suite 301
Evanston, IL 60201
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We offer individual, couple and family counseling, as well as training and consultation. We are here and will continue to provide all of our services during the current Covid-19 outbreak via virtual technology. We have moved all of our services to a HIPAA compliant, online telehealth platform for your security and convenience. Telehealth is a confidential and simple way to access counseling. If you need expert psychotherapy for anxiety, depression, relationship conflicts, grief or anger and want to build new skills, we’re honored to help.

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Please feel free to reach out to us via text or phone call at 847-942-2006 or email us at rhoward@lakefrontcounselinggroup.com