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What:  Concentric Counseling & Consulting is excited to announce our expansion to the North / Northwest side of Chicago!  We are pleased to expand to the Sauganash neighborhood where we will be serving children, adolescents, adults and families in Sauganash and the surrounding city neighborhoods (Edgebrook, Forest Glen, Wildwood, Edison Park, Peterson Park, North Park, Lincoln Square, and Andersonville) and nearby surburbs (Lincolnwood, Skokie, Evanston, and The North Shore).

When:  November 1, 2017

What:  Jennifer Larson, LCPC, NCC, Owner and Psychotherapist, is featured as one of Chicago's Most Inspiring Stories.  Read the entire interview at Voyage Chicago Magazine Downtown's Rising Stars.

When:  September 6, 2017


What:  We are excited to kick off the New Year by partnering up again with NPN! Concentric therapists will be writing monthly blogs on various topics involving parenting, self-care, couples and marriage challenges, and mental health. Check them out at the top of the month at Neighborhood Parents Network Blog.    

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When:  January - June 2017


What:  As an alumna of Argosy University's Arizona School of Professional Psychology -Phoenix, Concentric President Jennifer Larson, LCPC, NCC is profiled in this "Success Story" on Argosy website.

When:  April 2016


What:  Check out Neighborhood Parents Network (NPN) Blog -- 10 THINGS TO DO WHEN YOUR PARTNER'S HAD AN AFFAIR written by Jennifer Larson.  

When:  March 2016



What:  We are excited to announce that providing counseling services to students at Sauganash School has gone well, that we are expanding donated services to include direct psycho-education and support services to teachers who may benefit from learning how social, emotional, and behavioral needs of children impact academics and well-being in their classrooms.

When: January - June 2016    Location:  Sauganash Elementary School


What:  We know not every child or family needs therapy to address their concerns, so we are now offering an additional service to help those families out.  We are offering short-term solutions with 20-, 40- and 60-minute sessions over the phone, video online, or in person to address a variety of concerns related to childhood and adolescents.  For more information, visit Consulting for Parents.                                 When: Effective December 2015


What:  Due to the perpetual CPS budget cuts (including social work and psychological services), we wanted to assist in some way. We will begin to donate our counseling services directly to students at neighborhood Chicago Public School (CPS).                                                                       When:  September 2015                                                                       Location:  Sauganash Elementary School


What:  We are pleased to announce our new name Concentric Counseling & Consulting to better reflect our counseling philosophy, mission, and services.   We were formerly Larson Counseling & Consultation, P.C.  When: April 2015


What:  We introduce offering compassion, empathy, guidance and options during your journey with infertility.  Review the flyer for more information.                                         When: June 2014


What: Through Facebook and Twitter, we offer another way to connect and share information on how to improve your and your families' well-being.                                                                                                              When: January 2014 


What:  Jennifer Larson, LCPC, NCC, is passionate about helping people to create and maintain a good self-care regimen!  For tips and pointers on how to get started, please read her article published in Neighborhood Parents Network's (NPN) Parent-to-Parent Newsletter.   When:  January 2014

 

What:  Larson Counseling & Consultation, P.C. becomes a group practice by expanding to include another therapist and additional services to include counseling and therapy to children and families, and supervision and consultation services.                                                                           When:  August 2013

EVENTS

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What:  Jennifer Larson, LCPC, NCC of Concentric attended NPN's Working Moms Happy Hour featuring Heidi Stevens, Chicago Tribune's Balancing Act Columnist.  Some topics included how to balance wearing many hats required of working moms, how to advocate and voice your needs to your spouse and work as a team, and how to care less about things that carry little value. Great event! Concentric loves providing therapy to adults both individually and as couples addressing some of these common areas that show up in many couples' and dual-working parents' households.

When:  November 9, 2017    Location:  Leo Burnett, Downtown 

What:  We are partnering with The Kennedy Forum and The Chicago Community Trust to combat stigma against mental health and addiction disorders by encouraging open and honest conversations - On The Table 2017.

Your Voice Matters:  Mental Health and Addiction.  Honest Discussion About Why More People Don't Seek Out Help.    

When: May 16, 2017 5:00-7:00pm Location:  Millennium Park

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What: Our group celebrated the New Year with some good laughs watching the Therapy Players, a group of mental health professionals who regularly perform improv in the Chicago area, perform sketch at The Chicago Sketch Comedy Fest.  We had such a good time -- A reminder to all that "Laughter is really good medicine."

When:  January 2017 


What:  NPN Silent Auction
When: April 27-May 8, 2016
Location: Online

We are donating 4 of our services to NPN's Silent Auction, listed under Education and Support.  


What:  Small Business Fair - Open to the Public
When: April 2, 2016 9:00am to 3:00pm
Location: Sauganash Elementary School 

Concentric Counseling & Consulting will be one of the vendors at this event!  Come meet us, ask questions related to yourself, your marriage or partnership, your child or family!  Don't feel comfortable asking us directly, no problem!  You can write an anyonmous question and throw it in our bowl -- answers will be posted on our Facebook page.  There will be a variety of vendors at this event, including artists and photographers, martial arts studios, Working Bikes and Chicago Bike Ambassadors. 


What:  NPN Silent Auction
When: April 27-May 3, 2015
Location: Online

We are donating two of our services to NPN's Silent Auction, listed under Education and Support.  For additional information, please click below:

1 Individual or Couples (Adult) Assessment
1 Child Assessment for Counseling and Therapy


What:  NPN #asktheexpert
When: Feb-March 2015
Location: Online via www.npnparents.org

Ashley Allis of Concentric Counseling and Consulting answers questions about child's behaviors on NPN's Ask The Expert.  This event is only open to NPN members. If you are a member, sign in and ask your questions!


What:  "Let's Talk" 3-part series via Facebook
When: July-August 2014
Location: Online via Facebook.  'Like' LarsonCCC to participate.


What:  Tired of Feeling Tired? Workshop to All Working Moms
When: April 23, 2012 12:00pm-1:30pm
Location: Country Financial, 55 W. Monroe, Ste 3150, Chicago, IL 60603

Free workshop on how to set up boundaries and create a self-care plan to avoid feeling tired and burnout.  


What:  Tired of Feeling Tired? Speaking Engagement with NPN Working Moms
When: March 30, 2011 12:00pm-1:30pm
Location: Country Financial, 55 W. Monroe, Ste 3150, Chicago, IL 60603

Speaking Engagement with Working Moms Group of Neighborhood Parents Network (NPN). Obtain pointers on how you can increase your self-care and decrease burnout by establishing and maintaining healthy boundaries within the workplace and other areas of your life.  In this discussion workshop, you will learn about the purpose and function of boundaries and the value of prioritizing your needs and wants in order to achieve a more balanced and fulfilling life.