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When feeling overwhelmed or out of control of your emotions, relationships, or life's challenges, a qualified caring professional can lend meaningful insights and teach new coping techniques and strategies. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker credentialed at the highest state and national levels with more than 28 years of experience working with adults providing mental and behavioral health counseling. I welcome the opportunity to help you identify problem areas and move your life forward in a healthy and intentional way. 
Here are some of the areas where I can be of help with unresolved hurt, conflict, and trauma:

  • ​Depression, Anxiety
  • Developmental Immaturity (codependence)
  • Relationship challenges
  • Adjustment to life events
  • Loss, Grief, and Bereavement
  • Christian counseling
  • Peri-natal/Post-partum mood and anxiety disorders

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Pamela Rak LCSW ®                                                                                                                                                   
Northwest Corporate Center  Atrium II Suite 1130   2500 W. Higgins Road   Hoffman Estates, IL    60169

Directions: The office is conveniently located nearest the major intersections of Barrington and Higgins roads on the north side of Higgins in the Northwest Corporate Center. Once inside the complex, take the drive straight to the dead end/stop sign. Turn left. Atrium II will be on your right with ample parking in front of the building. 
In addition to general practice, I am: trained by Pia Mellody in Post Induction Therapy; Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) certified  to include specialty areas of aviation and banking industries; and, hold teaching appointments at the college level. My approach is goal-oriented, pragmatic, supportive, and, based upon strategies that follow best practice research methods. My credentials identify me as a combination of being a compassionate, highly trained, and experienced professional possessing clinical excellence.
Hello! I am excited to present the 3-evening course "Managing Relationships" through Harper College this fall. Registration is underway with an expected sell-out number of participants for this new and informative series that held beyond capacity attendance at the InspireU event this past spring:  Inspire U  MANAGING RELATIONSHIPS:  The quality of your relationships will directly impact the quality of your life. In this class, you will be prompted to take an inventory of your family, friend and workplace relationships and consider techniques to help you improve all of the various roles you have with others. Pamela Rak is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in private practice and has taught numerous courses. TUITION: $69 FEES: $0 CRN: 20133 LIO 0052-001 TBA 9/8-9/22 TUE, 7:00 pm-9:00 pm