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We are excited to announce that Urban Balance has been selected for the 2018 Best of Evanston Award in the Marriage Counselor category by the Evanston Award Program! Each year, the Evanston Award Program identifies companies that they believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies
marriage-counseling-work
Does marriage counseling work? Is marriage counseling right for me? These are common questions couples ask when there is conflict in their relationship. The good news is that many couples have success with marriage counseling. As long as you commit to therapy and work with the right therapist, you can see a positive change in
what is depressive episode

What Is a Depressive Episode?

A depressive episode is a heightened state of depression. This can occur for any level of depression, from moderate to severe. The triggers for depressive episodes vary from person to person, as do their timeframes. In this guide, we will take a closer look at what a depressive episode is and how you can get
seasonal-affective-disorder
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a form of depression that corresponds with the changing of the seasons. This most often occurs during the winter and fall months, but it can occur in the spring and summer as well. People with SAD experience depression around the same time each year, and they are often unaware of

Turning Sorry into Thank You

By UB therapist Michael Maloney, LCPC Elizabeth was had a huge project at work.  It was a make or break career opportunity and she had to spend a lot of long hours at work.  But this meant that her stress was higher, her free time was close to zero, which meant she had little time
By UB therapist Michael Maloney, LCPC In our current political climate, many are feeling overwhelmed by the news.  Many people feel like the world is going into chaos and there is a loss of civility.  We saw amazing turn out records for people voting in this past midterm election but many are still asking what
Michelle Duda is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC). She has extensive experience working with adults of diverse backgrounds with a variety of presenting concerns including anxiety, depression, grief/loss, substance abuse, abuse/trauma, life transitions, and stress management. Read her full bio here. Michelle works from our River West
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