Edmund Arroyo is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed School Social Worker. He is a graduate of University of Illinois at Chicago Jane Adams School of Social Work and Knox College in Galesburg, IL. He is the founder of The Heartspeak Institute, where the goal is to provide counseling and education to individuals, couples, and families in an environment that respects their individual and cultural dynamics. This could be as fundamental as the family culture or broader. He employs Cognitive-Behavioral therapy, within the framework of Systems Theory, when working with his clients. As a result of his extensive experience counseling families and couples, Mr. Arroyo has been asked to present on marriage and family issues at numerous conferences. He has been doing individual, group, and family counseling since 1998. With experience in hospital, public schools, and a child welfare agency, Edmund has worked with clients on many types of individual, family, and societal issues. He has been conducting yearly parenting seminars, teacher institute trainings, and motivational speaking since 2001.
Kathleen Eastman is a Licensed Social Worker with over 27 years of experience providing counseling services and crisis management as a minister’s wife. Kathy, along with her husband, Dave, have been conducting marriage retreats and seminars throughout the US and Canada for over two decades. She also has extensive experience with family counseling as well as individual counseling with women. Kathy has a passion for helping adolescents and focused on this area of training while she pursued her Masters Degree in Social Work from Loyola University. Kathy has conducted workshops for women on Forgiveness, Overcoming a Painful Past and Understanding Our Emotions. As a former high school teacher, she enjoys doing group presentations and leading discussion groups. Kathy has led groups for sexual abuse victims, as well. She has lived in 11 different cities in North America and these experiences have provided her with a great deal of cultural competency.
Eman Hassaballa Aly is a native of the Chicago Metropolitan Area, born and raised. In 2001, Eman obtained her Bachelors of Arts, majoring in Sociology with a minor in History. And in 2009, she earned her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the Jane Addams College of Social work at the University of Illinois at Chicago. During the duration of her studies at UIC, Eman interned at SGA Youth and Family Services in the Early Advantage Prevention Initiative, which was a teen parenting program within the Chicago Public School System. There, she counseled teens, co-facilitated psycho-educational groups, and conducted cultural sensitivity training for the staff of teen parenting program. Her second internship was at James B. Conant High School in Hoffman Estates, IL. At Conant, in addition to individual counseling, Eman ran several groups ranging from social skills to a divorce group. Eman is licensed in Illinois and is a certified school social worker.
Aisha Khan is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a BS in Psychology from Loyola University and a Masters in Social Work from the University of Michigan. With approximately 10 years of direct practice experience with children, youth, and families, Aisha has worked in child welfare agencies, domestic violence shelters, and a variety of school settings. Aisha has provided services to many age groups and cultural backgrounds. Her vast skill set includes individual and group counseling, parenting skills education, and case management. She also facilitated socialization, parenting, and domestic violence groups. Aisha has led educational workshops for adults and youth on various topics such as eating disorders, self-injury, self-esteem, and parenting classes. She has assisted individuals with a broad spectrum of emotional and behavioral issues ranging from mood and anxiety disorders, grief/loss, trauma, marital issues, relationship concerns, anger management/impulse control, adolescent issues, post-partum depression and parenting issues.
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