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McHenry Community Mental Health Resources

Trusted Mental Health Resources from our Clinicians in McHenry, IL

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At Lodestone, we work tirelessly within our communities to ensure our clients have access to all the most useful and vital mental health resources.  Having been in the mental health and psychology field for as long as we have, we are in touch with many of the best service providers in the area.

The list compiled below represent our go-to resources in the McHenry, IL area.  We hope it will help you and the ones you love to find additional partners in mental and emotional well-being.

(Please note that some of the resources listed below are not directly within McHenry.  However, whenever a resource in another city has been listed, it is because we believe it to be the nearest appropriate resource for that specific category. 

Also note that, while we’ve done our best to gather established, credible resources, we don’t not assume any responsibility for the actions of individuals or organizations outside of Lodestone Center.)

  1. Social Skills Groups for Children and Adolescents
    • Mary Topalinksi

  1. DBT Groups Adolescents
    • Transformation Behavioral Health

    • Michelle Hart, LCPC

  1. DBT Groups Adults
    • Transformation Behavioral Health

  1. Educational Advocacy or Attorney
    • Whitted/Takiff

  1. LGBTQIAA Community Connections and Groups
    • Howard Brown Health Center – Chicago

    • Children’s Gender Development Program at Lurie Children’s Hospital

    • Woodstock Pride

    • PFLAG McHenry

Meetings the SECOND Tuesday at 7:00 pm

Tree of Life Unitarian Church

5603 W Bull Valley Rd

McHenry, IL  60050


Also at this location:

Parents of Transgender McHenry

Meets the FIRST Monday at 7:00 pm


  1. Crisis Services (e.g., hospitals you prefer to send people to)
    • Amita Health

  1. Partial Hospital Programs and Intensive Outpatient Programs
    • Amita Health (ages 12-18) in Crystal Lake

    • Amita Health (all ages), Hoffman Estates

    • Compass Health Center (Child/Adolescent/Adult)

    • Rogers Behavioral Health (especially for mood and anxiety)

  1. Evening Partial and Intensive Outpatient Programs
    • Compass Health Center (Child/Adolescent/Adult)

    • Amita Health (Adult)

  1. Adult Psychiatrists
    • Dr. Robert Kohn

    • Dr. Stephen Galston, Vernon Hills

    • Dr. James Marks, Vernon Hills

  1. Child Psychiatrists
    • Dr. Godfrey, Crystal Lake

  1. Residential Treatment
    • Rogers Behavioral Health (all ages)

    • Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School – Chicago  (Ages 5-21)

  1. Perinatal Mood Disorders
    • Amita Health, Hoffman Estates

  1. Eating Disorder IOP, PHP, and Residential Treatment
    • Center for Discovery, Glenview (Adolescents)

    • Eating Recovery Center, Insight (Eating Disorder Treatment)

    • Linden Oaks Behavioral Health

    • Rogers Behavioral Health

  1. Services for Autism Spectrum Disorder (e.g., ABA)
    • Mary Topalinksi

    • Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)

  1. Chemical Dependency Treatment
    • Rosecrance

    • Gateway Foundation—-treatment-centers-locations/

    • Center for Discovery Mood and Anxiety Program (Adolescent Behavioral Issues)

  1. Medicaid Therapy Services
    • The Tabor Therapy Group

  1. Medicaid Psychiatric Services
    • Aunt Martha’s