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Meet the Doctor Who put Her Best Foot Forward to Help Others!

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There are many ways to volunteer, but not many people get to do it by dancing. Although she had never formally danced before, Dr. Laura Bokar didn’t hesitate when she was asked to take part in the Community Careers Center’s Dancing with the Celebrities fundraiser recently. “I wanted to do it to raise money for the center,” said Laura, CEO of Fox Valley Institute, a counseling practice in Naperville.

Clinical Director, Cheryl Frommelt, Offering Divorce Mediation Services

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Fox Valley Institute is pleased to announce that our Clinical Director, Cheryl Frommelt, will now be offering Divorce Mediation services. As an individual, marriage and family therapist with 25 years of experience, Cheryl has seen first hand the negative impact of a drawn out, emotion fueled contentious divorce can have not only on the couple, but their children as well.

The Intersection Of Physical And Behavioral Health Care

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The patient sitting in Cheryl Frommelt’s office was obviously struggling. He was lethargic, unmotivated, had difficulty concentrating and making decisions – all classic symptoms of depression. Before making a recommendation, though, Frommelt, a licensed clinical professional counselor, asked a few more questions to get to the bottom of what may have triggered his issues, including physical symptoms.

Roundtable: Mental Health Raises its Voice

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(Naperville, IL, Oct. 25, 2017) – For generations, mental illness has been shrouded in shame.
The roundtable, held at Fox Valley Institute’s Naperville office, included politicians, first responders, insurance, legal and mental health professionals.