Meet our Newest Graduate Clinical Intern

Meet our Newest Graduate Clinical Intern!

Cynthia Avers


Cynthia is completing the final year of her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Roosevelt University where she is a member of the honor society for counseling graduate students. She brings years of experience working in diverse clinical mental health settings and is currently in training for Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).

Cynthia enjoys working with children, teens, adults and couples. Of particular interest to her is working with those who struggle with life transitions, stress and anxiety; depression, divorce and blended family dynamics. As a mother of two, she has a heart to work with and support parents who struggle with parenting and family issues.

Cynthia has a life-long interest of exploring and understanding the human condition. In order to support growth and healing, she believes in providing a warm and safe atmosphere where her clients can be themselves. She states, “I believe my role is to walk with my clients and support them in finding creative solutions to lead a valued life.”

Cynthia also has special expertise in the following areas:

  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Adolescents
  • Anxiety
  • Blended Families Adjustment
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Grief/Loss Issues
  • Life Adjustments
  • Mood Disorders
  • Parenting Skills
  • Stress Management
  • Trauma
  • Women’s Issues

Cynthia can be reached by phone at 630.718.0717, ext. 232 or email