PHONE: 815-229-7102     ADDRESS: 1639 N. Alpine Road Suite 403 Rockford, Illinois 61107

Our Team

 We Specialize In:

  • Emotional Counseling
  • Christian Counseling
  • Life Coaching
  • Individual Therapy
  • Relationship Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Child & Teen Therapy
  • Loss & Grief Therapy
  • Addiction Counseling
  • Trauma Recovery
  • Psychological Testing

We want you to experience the feeling of truly being helped.
No matter if you're a first time patient looking for new options or an existing patient who would like to continue on your path to recovery - taking that next step and making appointment with us is easy.

Our Staff Members
Tim Fredrickson               Stephen Beaman
Mary Gurney                    Jim Parrish
Kelly Kalt                         Rachel Ward

Rachel Schultz

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor LCPC

Rachel Schultz is a Licensed Professional Counselor who works with children, adolescents, adults, families and couples. Rachel specializes in treating anxiety, depression, ADHD, self-esteem, relationship difficulties, sexual abuse, and trauma. Rachel has experience working in a community mental health setting with children and adults in the child welfare system. She graduated from Northern Illinois University, where she obtained a Master’s Degree in Counseling. Rachel utilizes a strength-based approach to help clients recognize their strengths and skills to achieve their goals and make positive change. 

Tim Fredrickson

MA, LCPC (Contact at ext: 2#)

As a Counselor, LCPC (Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor)
Educational Experience: Trinity International University 1991 M.A. in Counseling Psychology University of Minnesota, 1981 B.S. in Agricultural Economics
Counseling Experience: Tim has had 20 years of clinical experience. Tim has worked in a variety of public and private facilities. Tim ran the New Life Clinic of Rockford for 4-1/2 years before starting his own private practice. Presently Tim is in private practice at Insight Counseling Group, a professional group of independent Christian Counselors.
Continuing Education: Tim recently completed a course on Herb's by the Marsh School of Medicine. Tim continues to develop skills in the areas of weight loss management, and health and nutrition. Tim has attended supervision workshops and has been involved in a supervisory capacity to a Rockford agency for the past 3 years.
Workshops and Groups: Tim has lead workshops and groups in the areas of Codependency, Stress, Anger Management, Depression, and Marriage Enrichment.
Life Coaching: Tim's Wellness Consulting via Life Coaching has given him many opportunities to help people in the areas of sleep management, exercise, proper hydration, as well as nutritional and herbal choices. Tim has been introduced to new complementary technologies that can help people in these basic critical areas of sleep, diet, and exercise.
Counseling Practice: Tim works with individuals to help them work through depression or anxiety. He works with individuals that have become addicted to sex, drugs, alcohol, gambling or relationships. Tim treats individuals with cognitive behavioral therapy, Christian counseling as well as EFT . Tim addresses the needs of the whole person by assessing the physical, mental, emotional and relational areas of a person's life. If there seems to be a physical component to the person's depression or anxiety a recommendation to see their family doctor or a psychiatrist is made.
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Dr. Jim Parrish

D.Min, LCPC (Contact at ext: 1#)

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, earned his Doctor of Ministry with an emphasis in counseling from Trinity International University. With over 35 years of experience, the last eleven in private practice, he specializes in post traumatic stress, abuse recovery, stress and anger management, and marriage therapy.

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Dr. Rachel Ward

Psy D. (Contact at ext: 3#)

Licensed Child and Adolescent Psychologist, earned her Doctor of Psychology at Wheaton College. Rachel has over a decade of experience with children, adolescents and their families through her work as a clinician, a high school teacher and a mother of two sons. She specializes in treating moderate to severe disorders as well as psychological testing.
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Stephen D. Beaman

MS, MSW, LCSW (contact at ext: 4#)

Steve has an MS degree in Counseling - Clinical Psychology from Abilene Christian University in Texas, and an MSW degree from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana.  He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified School Psychologist.  He has many years of professional experience working in a variety of counseling settings, providing individual, marital and family therapy.  Steve particularly enjoys working with Christians, atheletes, men and families.  He places high priority on providing compassionate and effective therapeutic service to all of his clients in order to assist them in reaching their goals. Send Email

Mary Gurney


Mary is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who earned a Masters Degree in Counseling from Liberty University. Her National Certification (NCC) has been in effect since 1998. Her past experience has included working at a church as a Pastoral Counselor/Professional Counselor and was employed many years at the Mathers’ Clinic. She has also earned certification as an Alcohol and other Drug Addictions counselor (CADC) and is a Registered Play Therapist (RPT). Mary has also completed Level I and Level II training in EMDR, which is used to help people desensitize large “T” traumas and small “t” traumas.
Mary’s experience is varied working individually with adults, adolescents, children, and with families. Her special interests are in addressing issues of anxiety, depression, abuse, trauma, self-esteem, and divorce recovery. She and her husband live near the Rockford area and have two married children.

My direct phone number is 815 398-2877.

Kelly Kalt

MSW, LCSW (Contact at ext: 7#)

Kelly is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who earned a Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She also holds a Type 73 certificate of School Social Work through the Sate of Illinois Board of Education. Kelly has over fifteen years of experience working with children, adolescents and their families in the areas of child welfare, public health, and as a school social worker in both public and private education. Kelly focuses her private practice on working with children, adolescents and adults using cognitive/behavioral modalities. Her areas of special include young women’s issued and mood disorders.
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