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Artful Communities are accepting new members!
Chartreuse Center offers Artful Communities for fertility, perinatal and grief struggles through the online school.  This is an excellent opportunity to participate in a community when you need it and leave the community when it's appropriate for you.  Benefit from the membership community through: 

  • The course portion of the membership is a growing library of tools for you - guided meditations, activity guides, art experientials, visualizations, positive intentions,
  • The community is a closed Facebook group that welcomes openness
  • Weekly Facebook Live discussions
  • Focused art based intention for the week
  • Mindful discussion prompts throughout the week
  • Positivity and insight that feeds you throughout your membership.

Each community has a specific focus for you. Artful Fertility is a community for those experiencing some type of difficulty with conceiving or maintaining a pregnancy.  Artful Fertility Transition is a perinatal group for those that experienced fertility struggles.  This community is for those adjusting into pregnancy, waiting parents or new parenting.  Artful Grief is for those experiencing bereavement.

Take advantage of launch pricing.  A community membership is only $30/month for this summer.  I look forward to seeing you in the community!

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Julie Blackburn, LCPC, NCC, ATR

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Empowerment through Your Struggle

Restore Your Heart

I created Chartreuse Center with you in mind. I'm here to tell you, there is hope and growth through your pain and struggle.  It may be hard to believe at this point.  You will find yourself again.   You will merge your previous self with the knowledge you gain from these struggles and emerge with a greater appreciation for your life and those around you.  

You are looking for something... something to help you feel like yourself again and as quickly as possible.

  • A reduced a sense of isolation; feeling understood and accepted
  • Understanding of your emotions,  reactions to social situations, and how to cope
  • Clarifying expectations of your friendship and family relationships
  • Identifying the type of support you seek from relationships and how to obtain support
  • Redefining a sense of "self" based on new stage of life
  • A renewed self esteem and your confidence will return
  • Improvement in communication and connection in your marriage and love relationships

I made a clear decision to specialize in order to provide YOU with expertise you deserve and exceptional care to help you move through your experience, understand your struggle, realign your core and restore your heart.   

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Fertility Issues

Trying to conceive isn't as simple as you thought it would.  

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I look forward to hearing from you. Since, Chartreuse Center has an exclusive focus, I offer complimentary phone consultations in order to determine compatibility of your specific needs and Chartreuse Center's services. The phone call is approximately 15 minutes and your initial session may be scheduled at that time.  The best method to begin the process is to submit the Information Request below and I will contact you as soon as I am able. ​​You can expect calls to be returned during between 8-9pm.

**If you choose to call for the consultation, please know I may be with a client or may be unavailable to answer at that exact moment.  I will return your call when I am available.  

Growth Through Infertility Depression to Awareness

Specialized Counseling for

Fertility Issues, Perinatal Support & Grief

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 Specialized Counseling Services for

Fertility Issues, Perinatal Concerns and Grief 

Reduce feeling alone... Enhance coping...Deepen insight

Feel Like YOU Again.

Perinatal Support

Pregnancy or new parenting are not what you expected.

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​​​​​​Grief & Loss

Your heart is broken and your life is upside down as you grieve.  

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Tidal Wave of Grief

Counseling Support

​offered in-person in Orland Park, IL or through distance counseling for Illinois residents

Compassion & Support is here!

If you are a provider, contact me for complimentary videos for your use in your office.

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Chartreuse Center Community

online, insightful, self-guided support

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Positive Intentions

on ​YouTube

Short and sweet dose of positivity and thoughtfulness to kick off your day or week. Check it out! 

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Online Fertility

Courses & Community

Emotional, social and relational well being fertility courses and membership communities are now available.

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Embrace Your Center

Podcast & Blog

Embrace Your Center offers podcast episodes and blog articles.  Available on iTunes and GooglePlay.

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Hello, I'm Julie Blackburn, founder of Chartreuse Center.