Cherilynn Veland, LCSW, MSW


"My focus is to help every individual make positive change happen - to help them create a better life for themselves. It is so fulfilling to be part of such an important process."

Professional Overview
Professional Overview

Cherilynn Veland is a clinical social worker licensed through the State of Illinois to provide counseling for individuals, couples, and families. She obtained her Master's Degree in social work from the University of Alabama and received additional graduate training at the Washington National Children's Hospital in Washington, D.C.

She has done extensive work in in-patient and out-patient psychiatric settings, child welfare agencies, and has done substance abuse treatment. In addition, she has done corporate consulting and worked for several Fortune 500 companies providing emotional and wellness counseling, assistance, and training.

Ms. Veland has been providing counseling for approximately 15 years. She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers.

Personal Statement

"I believe that getting to know people on such a personal level is an honor. The trust that clients give me when they reach out for help is one that I take the utmost care in respecting.

It takes tremendous courage and strength to reach out for help and to make ourselves vulnerable in that first meeting. Throughout the counseling process, I try to understand exactly what that person is going through so that I can help them in the way they truly need most.

Whether it is a personal crisis, a loss one is experiencing, or just someone wanting guidance through a difficult situation; I commit to doing the utmost to help The feedback that I have received from clients and professional colleagues has been extremely positive.

I love the work I do and I enjoy seeing such wonderful changes happen in people's lives."

Call (773) 348-7118 for an appointment or for a phone consultation.