Marriage and Family Therapist
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No matter what your life status – single, married, divorced, blending families – I’m here to assist. My goal is to help you regain momentum and move forward in life. I work ...
I understand how it feels to be stuck. Stuck in an unhappy marriage, chronically single, or navigating the changes of a blended family. I've been there, that was my life. By combining life experience and education, I found happiness and success. I've made it my life's goal to help others do the same.
Not all therapists and coaches are made the same. I engage clients quickly in the change process. I'm direct and my goal is to get you feeling better, making changes and moving forward - ASAP!
Education and Licensure:
I have more than 20 years experience working with family and organizational systems. After earning a Bachelor’s in Family and Individual Development from Northern Illinois University, I obtained my Master’s of Science in Marriage and Family, with a focus on parenting in families with chronic illness, through Purdue University.
- Clinical Member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.
- Member of the Illinois Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.
- Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.
The Reason I Became A Helping Professional
Married in my early twenties, divorced a few years after that and then dating and seeking the right person for me was so complicated! I know how diffiicult it can be to redefine yourself and your life. Finding the power within myself to move forward still drives me as a mother, stepmother, wife and business owner. Connecting with clients in a real way, helping them to revision their life and come out stronger, happier and more fulfilled at the end is endlessly rewarding. I love helping people calm down their brain and open up new options they haven't considered before. We all have life stressors and need support. It is a sign of strength to access those resources for help.
Articles by Teresa Petersen Mendoza
|Time in Practice||6-10 years|
|I practice in||Multiple states/provinces, please inquire|
Divorce Recovery Coach
|I offer my services||At my office|
Via a webcam
|I am fluent in||English|
|Licence information||Expiration 2/28/15|