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Womencare Counseling & Training Center

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1740 Ridge Avenue, Suite 201
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
847-475-7003 x21 womencarecounseling.com

Directions & Parking

The only legal entrance to the parking lot is from Southbound Green Bay Road or Southbound Ridge Ave. As you travel South, the entrance to our parking lot is on the right just where Ridge and Green Bay Road merge.

Note that the driveway entrance is just before you reach our building (just North of the building, technically 1800 Ridge Avenue). There is another driveway just South of the building, but it is intended as an exit only).

Do not park in any of the spaces in front of the condominiums as you first enter the lot. Legal parking is available on the South and Southwest side of the lot only.

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FRONT DOOR CODE: 4927

There is a code to enter the front door of our building.  On the phone keypad, please enter 4927.  The door will automatically unlock.

April 2019

Tools for Moving from Surviving to Thriving: For Male Survivors

Sunday, April 28, 2019, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Womencare Counseling & Training Center, 1740 Ridge Avenue, Suite 201
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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$75.00 11 tickets left

Too often men who have been abused feel disconnected from themselves and from those around them.  Gender expectations can interfere with men seeking help and receiving the support they deserve.  This workshop will provide education about sexual and physical abuse and how current behaviors are often linked to past abuse.   Participants will learn how…

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May 2019

The Pregnant Therapist: Navigating the Therapeutic Relationship

Thursday, May 16, 2019, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Womencare Counseling & Training Center, 1740 Ridge Avenue, Suite 201
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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$65.00 10 tickets left

When a therapist becomes pregnant, the client-therapist relationship is impacted in ways that can be both challenging and enriching.  A therapist's pregnancy is an unavoidable self-disclosure, which impacts the therapeutic relationship before, during and after the therapist’s maternity leave.  The complex feelings and interpersonal dynamics which arise are stirring for the client, and also for…

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July 2019

Summer Institute on the Relational Treatment of Trauma

Friday, July 12, 2019, 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Friday, repeating until Friday, August 16, 2019

Womencare Counseling & Training Center, 1740 Ridge Avenue, Suite 201
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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$215.00 14 tickets left

The Summer Institute on the Relational Treatment of Trauma is a six-session institute intended for therapists developing their skills in the treatment of trauma.  For six Friday mornings, therapists  who value the therapeutic relationship as foundational to change will explore the challenges of working with clients who have experienced trauma.  We recognize that participants may…

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August 2019

Partners in Healing: A Workshop Supporting the Partners of Abuse Survivors

Sunday, August 25, 2019, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Womencare Counseling & Training Center, 1740 Ridge Avenue, Suite 201
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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$75.00 10 tickets left

All of us face the challenge of becoming a supportive and responsive partner in our intimate relationships.  Healthy and mutual intimate relationships require work and a myriad of skills, negotiation, empathy, and a well-defined sense of self.  For those whose partners are survivors of abuse, the challenges multiply and place strain on both partners and…

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September 2019

Partners in Healing Support Group: 6 Sessions Sept 7 – Oct 12

Saturday, September 7, 2019, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Meets Weekly
Womencare Counseling & Training Center, 1740 Ridge Avenue, Suite 201
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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$240.00 8 tickets left

This 6-session support group is for those who want to continue the learning and conversations from their prior participation in a Partners in Healing Workshop. Group time will be spent sharing, teaching and strategizing with one another around contributing to relationships in which both partners can thrive.   Participants will explore issues related to balancing needs…

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The Pregnant Therapist: Navigating the Therapeutic Relationship

Thursday, September 26, 2019, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Womencare Counseling & Training Center, 1740 Ridge Avenue, Suite 201
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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$85.00 19 tickets left

When a therapist becomes pregnant, the client-therapist relationship is impacted in ways that can be both challenging and enriching.  A therapist's pregnancy is an unavoidable self-disclosure, which impacts the therapeutic relationship before, during and after the therapist’s maternity leave.  The complex feelings and interpersonal dynamics which arise are stirring for the client, and also for…

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October 2019

The Parent Therapist: Holding Two Worlds

Wednesday, October 9, 2019, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Womencare Counseling & Training Center, 1740 Ridge Avenue, Suite 201
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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$85.00 19 tickets left

Being a parent can be an inspiring, exhausting, and transformative endeavor.  The same might be said of being a therapist.  Our commitment to being the best parent and the best therapist we can be often leads to feeling conflicted, divided and under-resourced. This workshop will explore how holding both roles can bring complications as well…

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November 2019

The Wounded Healer: Embracing Capacities & Vulnerabilities

Sunday, November 17, 2019, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Womencare Counseling & Training Center, 1740 Ridge Avenue, Suite 201
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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$85.00 19 tickets left

  Therapists are often taught to hide their vulnerabilities. We may consider the wounds from our childhoods to be a dangerous liability.  This perspective fosters secrecy, shame and isolation.   Woundedness, I have come to believe, is a metaphor for our shared humanity. In this workshop, we will celebrate the depth of compassion and empathy of…

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December 2019

Tools for Moving from Surviving to Thriving: For Male Survivors

Sunday, December 8, 2019, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Womencare Counseling & Training Center, 1740 Ridge Avenue, Suite 201
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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$75.00 10 tickets left

Too often men who have been abused feel disconnected from themselves and from those around them.  Gender expectations can interfere with men seeking help and receiving the support they deserve.  This workshop will provide education about sexual and physical abuse and how current behaviors are often linked to past abuse.   Participants will learn how…

Find out more »

January 2020

Tools for Moving from Surviving to Thriving: For Female Survivors

Sunday, January 12, 2020, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Womencare Counseling & Training Center, 1740 Ridge Avenue, Suite 201
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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$75.00 10 tickets left

  After experiencing trauma, be it a single incident or ongoing abuse, people can experience strong reactions that interfere with their daily lives including flashbacks, nightmares, overwhelming feelings, numbness, anxiety, isolation or avoidance of everyday situations.  These reactions can be short-lived. For some people, however, they can persist for years after the trauma.   This…

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The Wounded Healer: Embracing Capacities & Vulnerabilities

Sunday, January 26, 2020, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Womencare Counseling & Training Center, 1740 Ridge Avenue, Suite 201
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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$85.00 19 tickets left

  Therapists are often taught to hide their vulnerabilities. We may consider the wounds from our childhoods to be a dangerous liability.  This perspective fosters secrecy, shame and isolation.   Woundedness, I have come to believe, is a metaphor for our shared humanity. In this workshop, we will celebrate the depth of compassion and empathy of…

Find out more »

February 2020

Partners in Healing: A Workshop Supporting the Partners of Abuse Survivors

Sunday, February 2, 2020, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Womencare Counseling & Training Center, 1740 Ridge Avenue, Suite 201
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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All of us face the challenge of becoming a supportive and responsive partner in our intimate relationships.  Healthy and mutual intimate relationships require work and a myriad of skills, negotiation, empathy, and a well-defined sense of self.  For those whose partners are survivors of abuse, the challenges multiply and place strain on both partners and…

Find out more »

Partners in Healing Support Group: 6 Sessions Feb 15-Mar 21

Saturday, February 15, 2020, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Meets Weekly
Womencare Counseling & Training Center, 1740 Ridge Avenue, Suite 201
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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$240.00 8 tickets left

This 6-session support group is for those who want to continue the learning and conversations from their prior participation in a Partners in Healing Workshop. Group time will be spent sharing, teaching and strategizing with one another around contributing to relationships in which both partners can thrive.   Participants will explore issues related to balancing needs…

Find out more »

March 2020

The Pregnant Therapist: Navigating the Therapeutic Relationship

Thursday, March 5, 2020, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Womencare Counseling & Training Center, 1740 Ridge Avenue, Suite 201
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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$85.00 19 tickets left

When a therapist becomes pregnant, the client-therapist relationship is impacted in ways that can be both challenging and enriching.  A therapist's pregnancy is an unavoidable self-disclosure, which impacts the therapeutic relationship before, during and after the therapist’s maternity leave.  The complex feelings and interpersonal dynamics which arise are stirring for the client, and also for…

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April 2020

Partners in Healing Support Group: 6 Sessions April 11-May 16

Saturday, April 11, 2020, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, May 16, 2020

Womencare Counseling & Training Center, 1740 Ridge Avenue, Suite 201
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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$240.00 10 tickets left

This 6-session support group is for those who want to continue the learning and conversations from their prior participation in a Partners in Healing Workshop. Group time will be spent sharing, teaching and strategizing with one another around contributing to relationships in which both partners can thrive.   Participants will explore issues related to balancing needs…

Find out more »

The Parent Therapist: Holding Two Worlds

Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Womencare Counseling & Training Center, 1740 Ridge Avenue, Suite 201
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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$85.00 19 tickets left

Being a parent can be an inspiring, exhausting, and transformative endeavor.  The same might be said of being a therapist.  Our commitment to being the best parent and the best therapist we can be often leads to feeling conflicted, divided and under-resourced. This workshop will explore how holding both roles can bring complications as well…

Find out more »

June 2020

The Pregnant Therapist: Navigating the Therapeutic Relationship

Thursday, June 4, 2020, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Womencare Counseling & Training Center, 1740 Ridge Avenue, Suite 201
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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$85.00 19 tickets left

When a therapist becomes pregnant, the client-therapist relationship is impacted in ways that can be both challenging and enriching.  A therapist's pregnancy is an unavoidable self-disclosure, which impacts the therapeutic relationship before, during and after the therapist’s maternity leave.  The complex feelings and interpersonal dynamics which arise are stirring for the client, and also for…

Find out more »

July 2020

Summer Institute on the Relational Treatment of Trauma

Friday, July 10, 2020, 8:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Events (See all)
Meets Weekly
Womencare Counseling & Training Center, 1740 Ridge Avenue, Suite 201
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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$250.00 30 tickets left

The Summer Institute on the Relational Treatment of Trauma is a six-session institute intended for therapists developing their skills in the treatment of trauma.  For six Friday mornings, therapists  who value the therapeutic relationship as foundational to change will explore the challenges of working with clients who have experienced trauma.  We recognize that participants may…

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