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Programs and Events

Counseling Services

Solution-Focused Individual Counseling Services for All Ages

Virtual tele-mental health services now available!

We want to make sure we are doing our part to keep providing quality services to the community, especially during this challenging time. Therefore we are offering safe and secure virtual counseling sessions. Although we cannot meet in person at present, we will work with you to make sure we develop a comfortable and meaningful space together.

Are you or is someone in your family dealing with depression, anxiety, or anger issues? Does your child need help managing relationship/friendship issues, bullying, low self-esteem, or other adolescent problems? Is your teen looking for assistance with college readiness or goals planning?

DePaul Education and Counseling Center provides affordable counseling services to Lincoln Park and the surrounding communities using evidence-based interventions and individualized treatment plans which are created in collaboration with our valued clients.

We offer a safe, confidential environment for adults, children, couples, and families in search of personal counseling and support. Graduate counseling interns serving under the direct supervision of doctoral level licensed clinicians, conduct counseling sessions for individuals of all ages, couples, and groups.

Fees are assessed on an affordable, low-cost sliding-scale basis. Financial assistance is available- no one is excluded due to inability to pay!

Receive the care you need...

Questions? Email or call 773-325-8420

Tutoring and Academic Services

Give your child the help they require to succeed in the classroom and beyond

Whether your child could use some assistance in a particular subject, need help building study skills, or are having reading difficulties and you want a formal assessment, our one-on-one services will be tailored to give your child the support they need.

Is your student struggling in a particular subject, having trouble completing homework, or having difficulty with the transition to eLearning?

The Education & Counseling Center at DePaul University is offering remote tutoring and homework help for grade-school and high-school students. Scheduling is flexible. Typical subjects include math, social studies, reading/English, science, etc...

Depending on demand we may have a waitlist when you contact us, but we will do our best to get your child going as soon as possible.

Reading is important. We can help!

Literacy assessment and remediation services are provided through the DePaul College of Education Literacy and Specialized Instruction program. DePaul graduate students, obtaining an endorsement as Reading Specialists, meet with children and teens with identified reading difficulties. Sessions vary in length based on the academic quarter, course offering and student's age.

Curriculum-based measures are used to monitor student's progress on a weekly basis. At the end of the session, a written report detailing the instructional interventions used and student's progress is provided. Parents are asked to commit to the entire practicum schedule.

Strengths Builder for Kids

Identify your personal strengths and resiliency at DePaul!

We will be running this program virtually to comply with social-distancing. Our first priority is to keep everyone safe and healthy! Your child will still meet one-on-one with with their counseling graduate student- but it will be in a cool virtual way facilitated via Zoom! Before we begin you will receive a link to access your virtual session. Space is limited so register today!

This 8-week individualized program will help your child identify his/her own inner strengths and increase personal resiliency to better manage life's challenges. These one-on-one sessions, facilitated by DePaul graduate counseling students under the direct supervision of faculty, will explore your child's strengths in a fun and engaging way!!!

Help your child...

  • Build confidence
  • Manage anxiety
  • Learn to handle disappointment
  • Increase self-esteem

Running for 8 weeks

Virtual (When in-person at 2247 N. Halsted Street, Chicago, IL)

$120 total. Financial assistance is always available with need and no one is ever denied services for inability to pay.

Space is limited so register as soon as possible. Please include child's name, age, grade, school, parent contact information and any other helpful information about your child.

Questions? Email