Richter and Jerry Skogmo provide psychodynamic
therapy, solution focused therapy,
couple and family
goal-oriented counseling, school
and work consultations, parenting
sports psychology counseling and emergency/critical incidence counseling, and
holographic memory resolution
for treating trauma.
individualized treatment plan is formulated
an initial comprehensive assessment.
A treatment approach that considers the
communication style, individual strengths
and weaknesses and the capacity for insight
for each client is designed and may range
from brief, solution focused counseling
to longer term insight-oriented therapy.
and Adolescents: Ages
6 and up, are seen individually, with
their parents or in a group with children
who have similar problems. We have expertise
in treating a variety of disorders, including
but not limited to Attention Deficit
Hyperactivity (ADHD) Asperger's Disorder,
depression and anxiety disorders.
Maladaptive communication patterns, the one
issue that confronts almost all couples
experience relationship difficulty, is thoroughly
examined and new, healthier ways of behaving
and interacting are emphasized. Also,
couples experiencing sexual problems, treatment
focuses on techniques to overcome these
Being a parent in today's society can be daunting
and very difficult. The explosion of multimedia
forms, relaxed community standards, the proliferation
of drugs and increased peer pressure add
potential problem areas in family life.
We examine communication styles, review
methods, and help sort out areas of conflict.
Our approach considers "natural consequences"
for unacceptable behaviors and stresses individual
and parental responsibility. Our counseling
techniques are designed to help parents reduce
or eliminate sibling and family conflicts.
Fees are very competitive as compared to practices
in the metro Chicago area. A limited number
of clients may be eligible for a modified fee
scale according to income. We are on a
of managed care health insurance panels that
cover the cost of