Dr. Debbie McFadden is a co-owner and Clinical Director at Village Counseling Center and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Dr. McFadden received a DMin from California Graduate School of Theology in Pastoral Counseling, an MSW from the University of Illinois at Chicago, an MS in education from Indiana University, and a BA in Education from Lincoln Christian University. Dr. McFadden has been in private practice since 1994, working extensively with adults and couples, specializing in women’s issues. She speaks regularly to church groups, community organizations, business groups and retreats. Dr. McFadden is an adjunct professor at Judson University and Lincoln Christian Seminary. She has also completed specialized training in critical incident management to work with victims of severe trauma. Dr. McFadden is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors and the National Association of Social Workers. Dr. McFadden is an expert writer and contributor to both Marriage.com and www.YourTango.com. She has a profile and numerous articles that you can view on YourTango and also on Marriage.com.
Dr. Debbie McFadden D. Min.
My job is:
to help people work through the difficult issues and pain in their lives and find lasting peace.
The challenges of my job are:
balancing the various responsibilities of the business and continuing to be the best therapist I can be.
My job is extraordinary because:
I am a part of a growing business that reaches people who need hope and peace in their lives.
I’m extraordinary because:
I feel gifted with the ability to help people find their way through the dark painful places of life to light and peace.
I help to bring new hope to people by:
helping clients see and believe that they have value, worth, and purpose and that it is possible to make changes that will bring them peace.
I bring hope to my community by:
participating in volunteer work such as the Blitz Build with Habitat for Humanity, contributing to local food pantries and other outreach projects both here and abroad (particularly in Peru and Poland).
One extraordinary little known fact about me is:
I love playing the piano for relaxation.
Village Counseling Center is an extraordinary place to work because:
we have an extraordinarily caring and compassionate team dedicated to helping people move out of their pain toward health and peace.
What I’d say to a therapist considering joining our extraordinary team is:
If you want to be personally challenged to grow professionally and in every other area of your life, VCC will provide numerous opportunities for you to do just that!
460 Briargate Drive, Suite 700 • South Elgin, IL 60177
1240 Bamburg Ct. • Hanover Park, IL 60133
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