(815) 844-6109 ihr@ihrpontiac.com

Mental Health Counseling

IHR Pontiac is happy to offer a wide range of mental health counseling

Individual therapy for adults and children of all ages

Family & Marital counseling

Mental Health Groups

Emergency crisis intervention: 24/hrs per day, 365 days per year

Facilitation of psychiatric hospitalizations

According to the Illinois Mental Health Code, any minor 12 years of age or older may be seen for outpatient counseling for 5 sessions without parental consent or knowledge (Article V, Section 3-501)

Common Treatment Areas

Anxiety and depression

Fears and phobias

Marital difficulties

Family Conflicts

Post divorce issues

Child and adolescent behavior

School related problems

Adjustment Issues

Juvenile delinquency

Grief

Trauma

Staff

Jessica Siwak, LCSW, QMHP, LPHA

Jessica Siwak, LCSW, QMHP, LPHA

Clinical Director
Carrie Hamilton, LCSW, QMHP, LPHA

Carrie Hamilton, LCSW, QMHP, LPHA

Assistant Clinical Director
Sherry Brendalen, MS, LCPC

Sherry Brendalen, MS, LCPC

Therapist
Jennifer Elzey, LCSW, QMHP, LPHA

Jennifer Elzey, LCSW, QMHP, LPHA

Therapist
Kevin Steidinger, LSW, MSW, QMHP

Kevin Steidinger, LSW, MSW, QMHP

Therapist
Sarah Vitzthum, MA, LCPC

Sarah Vitzthum, MA, LCPC

Therapist
Kelli Maquet, MS, LCPC

Kelli Maquet, MS, LCPC

Part-Time Outreach Therapist
Janet White, BA, MHP

Janet White, BA, MHP

SASS Family Support Services
Tiffany Cruz, MS, MHP

Tiffany Cruz, MS, MHP

Therapist
Brittany Henson, BS Candidate

Brittany Henson, BS Candidate

Outreach Counselor
Jaycee Hilsabeck, BS, MHP

Jaycee Hilsabeck, BS, MHP

Crisis/SASS Counselor
Misty Kessinger, BS, MHP

Misty Kessinger, BS, MHP

Crisis Counselor
Greg McCabe, BA, MHP

Greg McCabe, BA, MHP

Crisis Counselor
Valerie Valenciano, BS

Valerie Valenciano, BS

Intern Therapist
Natalie Fischer, BS

Natalie Fischer, BS

Intern Therapist