Grief SUPPORT Group

Do you remember when?  Capture your memories and your story of grief during this 10 week online group.

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It takes courage to seek and reach out for help.  

Not everyone is looking for counseling... 

❤︎ You may be just starting to seek information... Take a look around the website and check out your area of concern.  You will find resources, websites, and videos to get you started.

❤︎ You may enjoy self-help books and chat groups.  You may really value the National Online Programs.  These are self-guided educational tools that help you dive deeper to better understand YOUR situation.  These programs are an excellent compliment to counseling as well.

❤︎ You may realize it's time to reach out for counseling support.  Counseling services are available for Illinois & Indiana residents.

Fertility Issues & Infertility SUPPORT

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

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Infertility Group

Family building can be quite an adventure.  Your beliefs, dreams, and relationships are challenged.  Learn how to make sense of your infertility experience through storytelling.  

* SEPARATE Primary & Secondary Infertility Groups

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Hi There,

You are looking for something... something to help you feel like yourself again and as quickly as possible.  I find most folks want the roadmap, the blueprint, the lesson plan.  

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 this situation and emerge with a greater appreciation for your life and those around you.

Counseling and self-guided online programs are designed around what works... You know that roadmap? Well, the self-guided programs are set up to give you meaningful information & effective tools that help you in your situation. The "roadmap," if you will, to best understand YOUR personal transformation, right here, right now.

Counseling or self-guided online programs compassionately guide you to;
❤︎ A reduced a sense of isolation; feeling understood and accepted
❤︎ Understand your emotions, reactions to social situations, and how to cope
❤︎ Clarify expectations of your friendship and family relationships
❤︎ Identify the type of support you seek from relationships and how to obtain support
❤︎ Redefine a sense of "self" based on new stage of life
❤︎ Renew your self esteem and your confidence builds
❤︎ Improve 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.  

My heart is with you,

      Julie Blackburn, LCPC, LMHC, NCC, ATR ​

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New Parents

Pregnancy or parenting are not what you expected. This includes adoptive, foster, single & same sex parents and parenting grandparents.

National Online Programs

Online courses offer self-guided support and convenience for your life. Any time, Any where flexibility.

Business & Community Programs

Online programs designed for specific business & community organizations. 
❤︎ Hospice Bereavement 
❤︎ Fertility Clinics
❤︎ Law Enforcement Families

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Perinatal Support Group

Life is turned upside down when a baby joins the family.  This group is for those first months after the birth or new born adoption.  Group meets twice a week for 10 weeks.

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Serving Illinois & Indiana for Counseling  ❤︎ National Online Self-Guided Programs 

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Chartreuse Center Community Programs

Bereavement & Grief SUPPORT

Your heart is broken and your life is upside down as you grieve the loss of a Loved One.

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Art Therapy

Process of counseling including the use of art materials to deepen awareness and increase awareness to life circumstances.

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Chartreuse Center National Online Programs

Pregnancy Loss Support Group

Pregnancy Loss is overwhelming and intimate.  Share the life and loss of your baby through the story of your pregnancy and loss.  *Seperate Miscarriage & Still Birth Groups

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