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Welcome to Fox Valley Institute

Fox Valley Institute is a leading provider of numerous counseling services, including individual, children, adolescent, marriage, family and group counseling. Our team also provides life coaching and psychological testing.

We provide careful assessment, support and high-quality counseling for you as you seek to understand and manage your life. The specialties of our team comprised of clinical psychologists, marriage and family therapists, social workers and clinical therapists will help ensure you receive the best possible counseling. We will support, inform and challenge you to better manage your life and relationships. At Fox Valley Institute, we want to serve as your complete resource for personal growth and wellness.

Our simple and straightforward approach is empathic, nonjudgmental and interpersonal. But most importantly, it’s centered around you. Fox Valley Institute will get to know you and build a relationship with you. We will strive to help you understand yourself and the roots of your problems, to identify and change negative behaviors and patterns, and to develop more effective strategies for coping. Nobody should face their challenges alone, and Fox Valley Institute wants you to know we’re always here to help.

If you’d like to know more about our services, please call us at any time or email us at [email protected]

Dr. Laura L. Bokar,
L.C.P.C.‚ L.M.F.T., A.C.S
Fox Valley Institute for Growth and Wellness
Naperville, Illinois


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Meet Dr. Laura Bokar

Dr. Laura L. Bokar
L.C.P.C.‚ L.M.F.T., A.C.S

As a doctor of education and a marriage and family therapist, I’ve enjoyed helping people to better manage both their lives and relationships. Through my work, I’ve noticed a growing desire for more deeply satisfying lives, families and careers. I created Fox Valley Institute to meet the needs of people like you-people who want to grow personally and professionally. It is my hope that our team of talented therapists can support, inform and challenge you to reach your greatest potential.

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