Central DuPage Pastoral Counseling Center
Accepting New Clients Now
Our priority is providing the best in therapeutic care while welcoming all with compassion, understanding and hospitality.
As a non-profit organization, we have several affordable tracks to help you manage the cost of counseling. See Rates & Insurance for more info.
Heart, soul & relational care.
Here when you need us.
Life changes without warning. Sometimes you need more than a friend to help you work through a tough issue. Trained professionals can guide you through important life decisions, support you as you navigate challenging relationships, and help you discover your own resiliency in the face of adversity. And sometimes, you just need the confidence of knowing you are working with a professional.
Our Pre-Marriage and Couple Communication workshops are designed to support couples in various seasons of life. Many of our therapists specialize in the support of relationships, couples and marriage.
We welcome you
and look forward to serving you!
We hope you will find our office space to be safe, inviting and comfortable. If you have never visited our offices, we invite you to take a tour.
Therapists: We are currently seeking licensed clinical psychologists and/or post-doctorate therapists. Read more about this opportunity by clicking the link below.
Together we can change our
community, our neighborhoods, our families, our world – one person a time. Caring for the mental health needs of others is what we are all about. Won’t you join us in this mission?
This is our story.
Did you know that CDPCC is more than a counseling center? We offer educational services, train the next generation of therapists, and continually seek new ways to serve our community with affordable, professional services. Watch this short video to discover the who, what, why, and how of CPDCC.
Welcoming New Staff
Thomas Douce, MA
Tom views psychological, relational, sociocultural, biological and spiritual aspects of health to be interconnected and looks forward to integrating these dimensions together in therapy. He joins the Center under the supervision of Dr. Patricia Francis, OP.
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Krista Marashli, MA
Krista looks forward to working collaboratively with individuals of all walks of life to develop coping skills and cultivate the confidence to face whatever life circumstances that bring them to counseling. She joins the center for the 2023-24 school year under the supervision of Dr. Patricia Francis, OP.
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JoAnne McKee, LCPC
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
JoAnne is a somatic experiencing specialist who works with children, adolescents and adults struggling with a variety of issues including trauma and stress disorders. She employs traditional psychological therapies as well as touch therapy to help her clients move beyond relational issues and emotional pain.
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Christine Stuart, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor
Chris is interested in supporting adults and youth as they work through depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and managing life transitions. She strives to establish a trusting environment to work collaboratively towards goals and growth.
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David Tokkesdal, MA
David looks forward to working with children and adults as he administers diagnostic assessments for those who desire greater clarity about themselves, their child, or a particular concern. David joins the Center for the 2023-24 school year under the supervision of Dr. Elissa McGovern.
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Randall Vette, MPsy
Randy enjoys working with men on issues unique to their journey as well as providing therapeutic care for young adults and adolescents in treating a variety of issues including depression, anxiety, PTSD, addictive patterns, and low self-esteem. He joins CDPCC as part of the Chicago Area Christian Training Consortium under the supervision of Dr. Ann Letourneau.
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WHEN MY OTHER NORMAL ISN’T NORMAL
Looking at mental health issues through photography
Mental Health Awareness
The Ella Bragg Boyer Endowment Fund of the Central DuPage Counseling Center is presenting a traveling photography exhibit “When My Other Normal Isn’t Normal – Looking at mental health issues through photography.” The exhibit will travel between various churches in the Wheaton area.
Photography by Erik Peterson
Enrich ~ Restore ~ Educate
“For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the LORD, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11
Affordable, compassionate care since 1976