Troy McLennan, MSW, LCSW

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Call or text: 847-701-4442

Troy McLennan received a B.A. in Communications from Wheaton College and a Masters of Social Work from Loyola University Chicago after several years in the marketplace. Troy works with individuals, couples, & families but has a special emphasis on adolescents having worked with students since 1993. He has worked with a broad range of clinical issues including depression, anxiety, and communication issues. In all these areas, Troy sees spirituality and therapy as unique allies in the process of transforming pain and navigating change. He is married with 2 children and is also a Blue Cross PPO provider.

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Specialties:

Adults:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Communication issues in Marriage
  • Parenting adolescents
  • Obsessive thinking
  • Men’s issues (including pornography)
  • Management of Change
  • Spiritual Formation

Adolescents:

  • Anxiety (including social anxiety)
  • Depression
  • Building social skills (inlcluding those with Asperger’s)
  • Communication issues in the family
  • Academic performance issues
  • Handling your parents’ divorce
  • Online addictions,
  • ADD/ ADHD
  • Spiritual Formation

Workshop Topics:

Adults:

  • “How to Tend to the Inner World without Falling into the Rabbit Hole”: Spiritual practices for the Soul.
  • “Love God, love people” What does that really mean & how can we really do it?
  • “Worried To Death”-How to weave hope back into the fabric of your life.
  • “Run YOUR Race”: How to balance the pace of life with emotional health.

Students/Parents:

  • “Adolescence as the intersection of Freedom & Responsibility”: How to get your student to “own” it!
  • “Rights vs. Privileges”: How to counter the entitlement mindset of today’s kids
  • “Stressed out Students”: How to overcome the pace of life & instant gratification that is killing our kids.
  • “Boundaries with Teens”: How to show them you love them while they are saying “I Hate You!”