Counselor / Therapist in Bartlett, IL

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David Mcfadden, D.Min.

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Providing Live Online Video Counseling
D & D Counseling, Inc
I believe in people. I always, always believe there is a way to move forward. There are times when the way is hard to find; there are times when our brains just shut down to the possibility that there is a way through the mess and uncertainty in front of us.

But I Know There Is A Way!

There is always a way! My job is to help you believe that this is truth and then to find the way that works best for you.(Even if that means you have to borrow my faith in you for a little while…)

I bring a combination of education, (a Master's Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and one in Pastoral Counseling as well as a Doctorate in Pastoral Counseling), a wealth of experience (in life as well as my work as a therapist) and a personality that is built for working with people. I help people because that is my life’s calling - what I give to the world and what I feel I have always been called to do and become.

I have a great marriage and we have worked hard over the years to take care of each other. We both play a big part in each other’s lives. Check out the “about us” page to learn more.

I am not afraid to tackle something difficult. I am willing to jump in with you and help you figure out how to take on the challenge, trial, difficulty, tragedy, major decision or struggle that you are facing. If it can happen in life, I have either experienced it, gone through it with a family member, or worked with someone who has. I will stick with you until we get it figured out and resolved and you are achieving your goals.
If you need assistance with any of the following, I am here to help:

• The victim of an affair
• Determining a future course for your life
• Getting disentangled from an affair
• Restoring your broken marriage
• Navigating major life transitions
• Overcoming the hurdles that hold you back from accomplishing your goals
• Learning how to take care of your spouse
• Improving your relationships
• Breaking out of the boredom of your life and your marriage
• Surviving, managing and transcending grief
Dr. David McFadden is a co-owner of D & D Counseling along with his wife. He is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. Dr. McFadden received a DMin and MA from California Graduate School of Theology in Pastoral Counseling, MS from Northern Illinois University in Marriage and Family Therapy, and a BA from Lincoln Christian University in Pastoral Ministry. Dr. McFadden has been helping adolescents and adults for over 30 years, specializing in marital affairs.

He has spent his entire adult life working with and helping people sort out, cope with and learn how to more effectively deal with the issues they have encountered in life that bring them pain, resentment, hurt and distrust. He is a true coach in his approach.

To Dr. McFadden, this means:

• Coming alongside you and working together with you.
• Gaining a thorough understanding of what you are experiencing and how it is affecting you.
• Helping you discover and clarify what it is that you really want and need.
• Building a nurturing relationship with you and helping you manage stress as you work on achieving your objectives.
• Helping you generate options to build new bridges, moving you toward your goals.
• Working to identify obstacles and road blocks that may stand in your way.
• Holding you responsible and accountable for the steps you want to take, and staying with you while you take those steps.
• Regular debriefings regarding all attempts at change so that you can tweak things for greater success.
• Helping you learn how to celebrate your successes and the changes in life you have been looking for
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Life and Wellness Coaching
 Adolescents  Life Transitions
 Anger Management  Loneliness
 Anxiety and Panic  Marriage & Family Therapy
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)  Marriage Counseling
 Body Image Issues  Men's Issues
 Caregiver Issues  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Children's Counseling  Online / Video / Teletherapy
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Chronic Illness  Psychological Evaluation / Testing
 Couples Therapy  Relationship Issues
 Depression  Self Esteem Issues
 Divorce  Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Domestic Violence  Stress Management
 Eating Disorders  Trauma and PTSD
 Gifted / Talented Issues  Women's Issues
 Grief and Loss  Work and Career Issues
 Certified EMDR Therapist (EMDRIA)  Certified Family Therapist
 Certified Internal Family Systems Therapist (IFS)  Certified Marriage, Family, and Child Counselor (MFCC)
 Certified Master Therapist (MT)  Certified Professional Counselor (ABPC)
 Clinical Psychologist  Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.)
 Licensed Clinical Psychologist (State)  Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
 Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)  Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC)
 Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
Payments Accepted
Insurance, Credit Cards, Cash, Check
Hours:9 AM - 9 PM Mon. - Friday
License:180-004160 Illinois
1962 Golf View Drive
BartlettIL 60103
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